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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on CWGC as Patterson (two ts)

Name: PATTERSON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 61089
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery, 184th Siege Bty
Date of Death: 4/6/1917
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Samuel and Sarah Patterson, of Lochans, Stranraer, Wigtown.
Grave Reference: VII E 17
Cemetery: Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GIBSON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 27112
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 3/5/1917
Age: 28
Additional Information: Son of William and Sarah Gibson, of Cairngarrock, Drummore, Stranraer, Wigtownshire.
Panel Reference: Bay 6
Memorial: Arras Memorial
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KYLE, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 174931
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery, 253rd Siege Bty
Date of Death: 3/11/1918
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Kyle, of Drumdon, Ervie, Stranraer, Wigtownshire.
Grave Reference: D9
Cemetery: Forest Communal Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROSS, H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/22836
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 1st Bn
Date of Death: 30/12/1916
Grave Reference: O IV E 9
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAWTHORNE, WJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 202693
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 1st/4th Bn
Date of Death: 9/4/1917
Grave Reference: I B 39
Cemetery: Roclincourt Military Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALLACE, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/8094
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 11th Bn
Date of Death: 11/3/1918
Panel Reference: Bay 9
Memorial: Arras Memorial

and his brother

Name: WALLACE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fireman and Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine, SS "Sycamore" (Liverpool)
Date of Death: 25/8/1917
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of John and Helen Wallace; husband of Helen Wallace (nee McKay), of North Park, Kirkcolm, Stranraer, Wigtownshire. Born at Stranraer.
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial

Note: The SS Sycamore was sunk on 25 August 1917 125 miles North of Tory Island with the loss of 11 men while en route from Baltimore to Liverpool.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MORROW, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United States
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Division
Date of Death: 17/10/1918
Grave Reference: Plot A, Row 38, Grave 38
Cemetery: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

Wigtownshire Free Press (19 December 1918): Died at Base Hospital, France, on 18th October, from wounds received in action, Pte William Morrow, A Coy, 159th Int American Expeditionary Force aged 32 years third and beloved son of William and Margaret Morrow, Weirston, Kirkcolm.


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Name: SIMPSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 471
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 9th (Glasgow Hdrs) Bn
Date of Death: 15/7/1916
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial
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Name: PALMER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Vivid
Date of Death: 16th December 1915
Service Number: 3537/SD
Grave Reference: North West end of Church
Cemetery: Kirkcolm Parish Churchyard

Wigtownshire Free Press (23 December 1915): At Haslar Naval Hospital, Gosport, Hampshire, on the 16th inst, John Palmer, beloved son of Samuel and Annie Palmer, aged 37 years.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HENDERSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX276306
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, HMS Quebec
Date of Death: 23/11/1941
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of James and Helen B. Henderson, of Kirkcolm, Wigtownshire.
Grave Reference: Grave 128
Cemetery: Acharacle Cemetery

Note: HMS Quebec was a combined training centre at Inverary.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, MALCOLM
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Service Number: T/2928537
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Awards: DCM
Date of Death: 1/8/1945
Age: 28
Additional Information: Son of Mary Smith, of Kirkcolm, Wigtownshire.
Grave Reference: 2A M 12
Cemetery: Hamburg Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is this the same man????

London Gazette 15 July 1941 p.4111
War Office, i&th July, 1941. The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the undermentioned awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East The Distinguished Conduct Medal.

No. 2928537 Private Malcolm Smith, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders (Stranraer, Wigtown).

Sunday Post 3/8/1941
Private Malcolm Smith, of the Camerons, whose home is at Stranraer, has been awarded the D.C.M. Ho was wounded Keren, Abyssinia, and is still in hospital.

Sunday Post 26/8/1945
Malcolm Smith, D.C.M., Kirkcolm, Stranraer, was killed in a motor cycling accident in Western Europe.
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