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Morningside and Chapel Districts, North Lanarkshire

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2006 10:49 pm    Post subject: Morningside and Chapel Districts, North Lanarkshire Reply with quote

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The First World War names are in order of campaign, then rank, then alphabetical. So all the men who died in France are listed first:

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Second World War:
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very similar to the Ashgill War Memorial

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:39 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

WW1

FRANCE
Lieut. R. Martin M.M. (Military Medal), R.E.
ergt. R. Gill, H.L.I.
Sergt. D. McLean D.C.M. (Distinguished Conduct Medal), A.&.S.H.
L.Cpl. J. Cormill, A.&.S.H.
L.Cpl. W. Martin, S.Gds.
Pte. A. Archibald, H.L.I.
Pte. D. Archibald, H.L.I.
Pte. H. Boyle, A.&.S.H.
Pte. J. Broadfoot, S.R.
Pte. W. Callan, S.R.
Pte. T. Cleland, G.H.
Pte. W. Cleland, G.H.
Pte. R. Dewar, S.R.
Pte. C. Egan, I.F.
Pte. J. Fleming, S.Gds.
Pte. R. Fyfe, S.R.
Gnr. G. Gilmour, T.C.
Pte. W. Hannah, R.A.M.C.
Pte. J. Morrison, R.H.
Pte. E. Kyle, H.L.I.
Pte. J. McKay, C.H.
Pte. P. McLean, R.S.
Pte. J. Rory, S.H.
Pte. T. Scott, R.S.
Pte. A. Smellie, R.S.

GALLIPOLI
Sergt. D. Smith, H.L.I.
Pte. T. Connor, H.L.I.
Pte. P. McCabe, K.O.S.B.
* Pte. R. Smith, S.R.
Pte. W. Thomson, H.L.I.

EGYPT
Gnr. G. Frame, R.F.A.
Pte. A. McLuckie, R.S.

SALONICA
Gnr. W. Ross, R.F.A.

PALESTINE
Pte. A. Glen, S.R.

SERBIA
Pte. W. Lawrie, S.R.

SCOTLAND
Pte. M. O'Hara, S.R.
Pte. J. Curran, R.E.

(* later addition)

WW2

Gdsm. W. McBride, S.Gds.
Sergt. J.C. Millar, R.A.F.
AC2. J. Phillips, R.A.F.
F/Sergt. P. Rattray, R.A.F.
Pte. T. Watson, G.H.
A.B. D.F. Wilson, R.N.
Sergt. G. Wilson, R.A.F.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:51 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Postlethwaite Watson Reply with quote

WW2
Pte. T. Watson, G.H.

(Glasgow Herald 18th October 1945)
"At a prisoner of war camp, Thailand, on 1st June, 1943, Private Thomas P. Watson, Gordon Highlanders, aged 24 years, dearly beloved son of Mr & Mrs G. Watson, Oakbank, Morningside, Newmains."

CWGC
Name: WATSON, THOMAS POSTLETHWAITE
Initials: T P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 01/06/1943
Service No: 2883948
Additional information: Son of George and Mary Thomson Watson, of Newmains, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 6. G. 1-67.
Cemetery: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: WATSON
Firstname: Thomas P
Service number: 2883948
Date of death: 01/06/1943
Place of birth: Wishaw
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS and THE LONDON SCOTTISH
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 2nd Bn Gordon Highlanders were in Malaya in 1941 and early 1942. Private Watson would have been captured by the Japanese in that campaign.

Kanchanaburi near Thailand is the cemetery used for the men who died building the 'Death Railway' from Thailand to Burma. It sits near the River Kwai.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the other Second World War names. Four in the RAFVR

McBRIDE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Age: 23
Date of Death: 02/04/1945
Service No: 2700583
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 55. F. 16.
Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

SNWM Place of birth: Wishaw

MILLAR, JOHN CLELAND
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 15 Sqdn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 02/11/1944
Service No: 1897364
Additional information: Son of Daniel F. and Margaret B. Millar.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 234.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

SNWM Place of birth: Wishaw

PHILLIPS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 220 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 12/07/1940
Service No: 971609
Additional information: Son of James and Jessie Phillips, of Carluke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 69.
Cemetery: CARLUKE (WILTON) CEMETERY

RATTRAY, PETER WYPER
Initials: P W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 578 Sqdn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 18/11/1944
Service No: 1521088
Additional information: Son of Peter Wyper Rattray and Helen Fraser Rattray, of Newmains.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 882.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

WILSON, DAVID FRASER
Initials: D F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Mahratta
Age: 21
Date of Death: 25/02/1944
Service No: D/JX 302334
Additional information: Son of James and Ann Fraser Wilson, of Newmains, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 87, Column 3.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

H.M.S. 'Mahratta' was sunk by U-990. Only 16 of the 236 crew survived

WILSON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Bomber)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 101 Sqdn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 27/03/1943
Service No: 1349775
Additional information: Son of James and Ann Fraser Wilson, of Newmains, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 12. F. 19.
Cemetery: HANOVER WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I take it the First World War names under 'France' are actually France & Belgium

EGYPT

FRAME, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: Details M.E.F.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 31/12/1917
Service No: 175345
Additional information: Son of the late John Frame, of Brow Farm, Newmains, Wishaw, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 183.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

McLUCKIE, ALLAN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Date of Death: 05/05/1917
Service No: 302953
Additional information: Husband of Jeanie McLuckie, of 22, Mitchell Place, Chapel Newmains, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: N. 19.
Cemetery: PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

SALONICA

ROSS, W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: XVI Corps Ammunition Col.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/12/1918
Service No: 143426
Additional information: Son of Thomas Ross, of 24, Torbush Square, Morningside, Newmains, Wishaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1075.
Cemetery: MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA

He died after 11.11.18 so is not listed on the SNWM database


PALESTINE

GLEN, A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 29/07/1917
Service No: 241444
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Glen, of 4, Railway Cottages, Morningside, New Mains, Wishaw, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVI. F. 14.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY

SNWM doesn't give his first name

I can't find the next three

SERBIA
Pte. W. Lawrie, S.R.

SCOTLAND
Pte. M. O'Hara, S.R.
Pte. J. Curran, R.E.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is the first man on the list this man? How many R.E. commissioned MM's would there be?

MARTIN, RANKIN
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 176th Tunnelling Coy.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 12/07/1918
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of Robert and Isabella McMillan Martin, of Ormiston, East Lothian; husband of Mary Blakely Martin, of 6, Radnor St., Kelvingrove, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 3.
Cemetery: AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The next two are both commemorated in France

GILL, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/09/1915
Service No: 17531
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 108 to 112.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

McLEAN, DANIEL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 24/02/1917
Service No: S/1789
Awards: D C M
Additional information: Born at Fergushill. Son of the late James and the late Janet McLean, of Chapel and Morningside, Lanarkshire. Brother of James McLean, of Clinton, Indiana, U.S.A.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 5.
Cemetery: ST. POL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

McLEAN, Daniel, b. Kilwinning, Ayrshire, e. Paisley, Renfrewshire, r. Newmains, Lanarkshire, S/1789, Sergeant, Died, France & Flanders, 24/02/17, D.C.M., Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders), 11th Bn.

S/1789 Sjt. D. McLean, 11th Bn., A&S Highrs, (London Gazette 21 June 1916).

For conspicuous gallantry. He organised a party and dug out several buried men under heavy fire, and later volunteered to do a similar gallant act. He has always set a fine example.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pte. W. CALLAN, S.H.

Named on the Lochmaben War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

Pte. W. CALLAN, SEAFORTHS.
Note: listed by CWGC as Callon.
William Callan age 32 Private (9118) 9th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
In 1901 William, aged 15, was a coal miner in Carluke, Lanarkshire but in 1911 he was serving with the 1st Seaforth Highlanders in India. He was a reservist when war broke out and he rejoined his regiment but, since the 1st Battalion was still in India, he landed with the 2nd Seaforths at Boulogne on 23 August 1914. He suffered gas poisoning in May 1915 at Ypres and was evacuated home. He was stationed at Cromarty Camp when he married in November 1915.
Born 1886 in Carluke, Lanarkshire. Son of the late John Callan and of Marion (Davidson) Callan of Hilltop, Morningside, near Wishaw. Husband of Mary Ann (Gribbon) Callan of Railway View and of 42 Queen Street, Lochmaben who he married in November 1915 in Lochmaben.
Died of Wounds on 23 October 1918 and buried in Duhallow Advanced Dressing Station Cemetery, Belgium.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:20 pm    Post subject: Thomas Cleland - Gordon Highlanders Reply with quote

Thomas Cleland Private S/10357 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Cambusnethan e Wishaw Age 31 Killed in Action Somme, France 20/07/1916 Son of William and Elizabeth Cleland, of School Row, Chapel, Morningside, Newmains; husband of Helen Cleland, of Lady's Row, Morningside. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Helen Menzies. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C Cambusnethan Parish Church
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:25 pm    Post subject: William Cleland Pte Camerons not Gordons Reply with quote

Rank:Private
Service No:S/18307
Date of Death:28/08/1916
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Cameron Highlanders 5th Bn.
Panel Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial:ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of James and Jane Cleland, of 8, Torbush, Morningside, Newmains, Lanarkshire.
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