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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:06 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Marshall Harley Reply with quote

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Pte. William Marshall Harley, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 14th May 1915)
"A letter from the front reports that Private Wm. Harley, A Coy., 7th A. and S.H. has been killed in action. Private Harley, who was 20 years of age, enlisted in the Territorials last year, and prior to going to the front was employed as an appprentice fitter in Laurieston Iron Works, Falkirk. His mother resides at Victoria Road, Falkirk."

CWGC
HARLEY, WILLIAM MARSHALL
Rank: Private
Service No: 2188
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: HARLEY
Firstname: William Marshall
Service Number: 2188
Date Death: 25/04/1915
Place of birth: Falkirk
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:28 pm    Post subject: Pte. James Smellie Reply with quote

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Pte. James Smellie, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 15th May 1915)
"Mrs Smellie, Burnhead Lane, Falkirk, has received official intimation that her husband, Private James Smellie, A Company, 1st Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in action on April 24. Private Smellie was a Reservist, and had served 15 years in the 3rd Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, with which he went through the Boer War. He held the Queen's South Africe medal. Private Smellie was employed as a moulder in Callendar Foundry, Falkirk."

CWGC
SMELLIE, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: 3466
Date of Death: 24/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: SMELLIE
Firstname: James
Service Number: 3466
Date Death: 24/04/1915
Place of birth: Falkirk
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 1:23 am    Post subject: Pte. Robert Walter Scott Shields Reply with quote

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Pte. William Walter Scott Shields, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 15th May 1915)
"Official notification has been received by his mother, Gairdoch Street, Carron Road, Falkirk, that Private Robert Walter Shields, A Comapny, 7th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (Territorials), was killed in action on April 26. Private Shields joined the Territorials in September. He was 20 years of age, and before enlisting was emloyed as an Irondresser in Grahamston Iron works, Falkirk."

CWGC
SHIELDS, R W S
Rank: Private
Service No: 2624
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 6.
Cemetery: SEAFORTH CEMETERY, CHEDDAR VILLA

SNWM
Surname: SHIELDS
Firstname: Robert Walter Scott
Service Number: 2624
Date Death: 26/04/1915
Place of birth: Slamannan Stirlingshire
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:08 am    Post subject: L.Cpl. Robert Bell Reply with quote

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L.Cpl. Robert Bell, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 15th May 1915)
"Mrs Bell, Alma Bank, Alma Street, Falkirk, has been notified that her husband, Private Robert Bell, C Company, 7th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in action on April 26. Private Bell, who was 33 years of age, was employed as a moulder."

Age in the article is 4 years different from CWGC entry.

CWGC
BELL, ROBERT
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 2711
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of the late Robert and Janet Bell; husband of Barbara McNee Bell, of New Zealand.

SNWM
Surname: BELL
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 2711
Date Death: 26/04/1915
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:29 am    Post subject: Pte. Archibald Leishman Reply with quote

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Pte. Archibald Leishman, Scots Guards

(The Scotsman 13th February 1915)
"Information has been received by his parents, who reside at Bainsford, Falkirk, of the death of Private Archibald Leishman, of the 1st Battalion of the Scots Guards. In a letter from a comrade, Private William Ford, it is stated that Private Leishman was Killed in action on 25th January.He had gone into the trenches in the morning, and about an hour later he was shot dead by a German sniper. Private Leishman was twenty four years of age. He joined the colours on 5th September, and had been at the front for five weeks."

CWGC
LEISHMAN, ARCHIBALD
Rank: Private
Service No: 9960
Date of Death: 25/01/1915
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 3 and 4.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: LEISHMAN
Firstname: Archibald
Service Number: 9960
Date Death: 25/01/1915
Place of birth: Falkirk
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsm
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:21 am    Post subject: Pte. William Fraser Reply with quote

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Pte. William Fraser, Scots Guards

(The Scotsman 15th March 1915)
"Information has been received by his relatives, who reside in Falkirk, of the death in action of Private William Fraser, 1st Battalion Scots Guards. The news is contained in a letter received from a comrade, who states that Private Fraser was killed at a loophole in the trenches on March 4, a bullet entering his temple. Private Fraser, who was 25 years of age, enlisted at the outbreak of the war in the Royal Field Artillery, and was subsequently transferred to the 1st Scots Guards, being drafted to the front at Christmas. Before joining the colours he was employed as a moulder in Gowanbank Foundry, Falkirk."

CWGC
FRASER, W
Rank: Private
Service No: 9825
Date of Death: 03/03/1915
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: II. A. 8.
Cemetery: LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE

SNWM
Surname: FRASER
Firstname: William
Service Number: 9825
Date Death: 03/03/1915
Place of birth: Falkirk
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsm
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:09 am    Post subject: The Lindsay Brothers Reply with quote

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Pte. James Lindsay, K.O.S.B.
Pte. (Piper) William Lindsay, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 22nd May 1915)
"News has been received by his mother, who resides at 110 Gairdoch Street, Falkirk, that Private James Lindsay, 1st K.O.S.B. died of wounds on April 26. Private Lindsay had been 12 years in the army, and had served in Egypt and India, returning from the latter country to Britain at the end of last year, prior to proceeding to the front. He was 27 years of age. Recently news was received of the death of his brother, Piper William Lindsay, 7th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Territorial Force), on April 25."

CWGC
LINDSAY, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: 8303
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: LINDSAY
Firstname: James
Service Number: 8303
Date Death: 26/04/1915
Place of birth: Kincardine
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: Egypt. (?)

CWGC
LINDSAY, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 1331
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of William and Isabella Lindsay, of 110, Gairdoch St., Carron Rd., Falkirk.

SNWM
Surname: LINDSEY (Lindsay)
Firstname: William
Service Number: 1331
Date Death: 25/04/1915
Place of birth: Falkirk
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Ppr
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:12 am    Post subject: Pte. James Baird Reply with quote

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Pte. James Baird, Royal Scots

(Glasgow Herald 24th May 1915)
"Private James Baird, 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers, has been killed in action. Private Baird, who was 22 years of age, enlisted four years ago in his regiment, in which he was a signaller. His two brothers are serving at present in the 7th A. & S.H., and his half brother, who was also in the Argylls, was recently killed in France. Private Baird, who had been to India, went to the front in January. His parents reside in Falkirk."

CWGC
BAIRD, J
Rank: Private
Service No: 10826
Date of Death: 11/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 11.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: BAIRD
Firstname: James
Service Number: 10826
Date Death 11/05/1915
Place of birth: Falkirk
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:36 pm    Post subject: Pte. George Seaton Reply with quote

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Pte. George Seaton, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 29th May 1915)
"His brother, who resides at Wallace Street, Falkirk, has been officially informed of the death in action of Private Geo. Seaton, C Company, 7th A. and S.H., Private Seaton, who was 36 years of age, served with the 3rd Battalion A. and S.H. in the South African War, for which he had the Queen's medal with two clasps. At the outbreak of the present war he enlisted in the Territorials. Prior to that he was employed as a moulder in Callender Iron Works, Falkirk."

CWGC
SEATON, GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service No: 2888
Date of Death: 08/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: SEATON
Firstname: George
Service Number: 2888
Date Death: 08/05/1915
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:18 am    Post subject: Pte. Andrew Rule Reply with quote

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Pte. Andrew Rule, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 4th June 1915)
"Private Andrew Rule, B Company, 7th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (Territorials), has been killed in action. He was 26 years of age, and enlisted in October and went to the front in December. Prior to joining the colours he was employed as a moulder in Callendar Iron Works, Falkirk. He is survived by a widow and young family of two, who reside in Falkirk."

CWGC
RULE, ANDREW
Rank: Private
Service No: 2883
Date of Death: 08/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: RULE
Firstname: Andrew
Service Number: 2883
Date Death: 08/05/1915
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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Pte. Alexander Gow, Seaforths

(Glasgow Herald 7th June 1915)
"Private Alexander Gow, 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, has been killed in action. Private Gow, who was 29 years of age, enlisted at the outbreak of war. Before joining the colours he was employed as a moulder in the Gothic Iron works, Falkirk. Official notification of his death has been received by his father, who resides at Forth Street, Sunnybrae, Camelon, Falkirk."

CWGC
GOW, ALEXANDER
Rank: Private
Service No: S/2918
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: GOW
Forename: Alexander
Rank: Pte
Service number: S/2918
Place of birth: Falkirk
Date of death: 9 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 1st Bn.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:41 pm    Post subject: L.Cpl. John Alexander Hay Reply with quote

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L.Cpl. John Alexander Hay

(Glasgow Herald 12th June 1915)
"Lance Corporal John Hay, 1st Seaforth Highlanders, has been killed in action. He was a reservist, and was called out at the outbreak of the war and sent to the front early in August. Previous to being recalled to the colours he had been employed as a postman in Falkirk for five or six years. He was 34 years of age, and leaves a widow and one child, who reside at Comely Park, Falkirk."

CWGC
HAY, JOHN ALEXANDER
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 7110
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: HAY
Forename: Alexander
Rank: L Cpl
Service number: 7110
Place of birth: Elgin
Date of death: 9 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 1st Bn.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:53 am    Post subject: L.Cpl. William McDonald Reply with quote

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L.Cpl. William McDonald, Seaforth Highlanders

(Glasgow Herald 26th June 1915)
"Lance-Corporal William McDoanld, 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, whose parents reside at 7 Wallace Street, Grahamston, Falkirk, has, it is officially noted, succumbed to wounds received in action. Lance-Corporal McDonald, who enlisted five years ago, at the outbreak of the war returned from India, where he had been stationed for two years. He was 25 years of age. His elder brother, Private James McDonald, 2nd Seaforths, was recently wounded at the front."

CWGC
McDONALD, W
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 598
Date of Death: 06/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 86.
Cemetery: CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: MACDONALD
Forename: William
Rank: L Cpl
Service number: 598
Place of birth: Fort William Inverness-shire
Date of death: 6 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
Cause of death: Died of wounds.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 1st Bn.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:53 pm    Post subject: Pte. Michael F. Rogers Reply with quote

Not listed on Camelon Parish church memorial.

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Cpl. Michael F. Rogers, A.&.S.H.

(Glasgow Herald 5th July 1915)
"Private Michael Rogers, C Company, 7th Argyll & Suthelrand Highlanders, who was killed in action on June 24, was the son of Mr John Rogers, Lock 16, Camelon, Falkirk. Nineteen years of age, he enlisted at the outbreak of the war, and was attached to the cycle coprs. Prior to enlisting he was employed as a fitter in Camelon Iron Works, Falkirk."

CWGC
ROGERS, MICHAEL F.
Rank: Private
Service No: 2779
Date of Death: 24/06/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: ROGERS
Forename: Michael
Rank: Pte
Service number: 2779
Date of death: 24 June 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
Cause of death: Killed in action
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 1/7th Bn.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:56 pm    Post subject: Falkirk Memorial - John Muirhead Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: MUIRHEAD
First name: John
Rank: Private
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit: 7th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 15/11/16
Service no: 3496
Additional information: Son of Williamina Muirhead, of 39, St Crispin's Place, Falkirk and the late Peter Muirhead
Cemetery/Memorial reference: B. 29
Cemetery: FRANKFURT TRENCH BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL

Falkirk Herald, Saturday, August 11, 1917
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Photographs of seven soldiers but no manuscript about them


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