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PostPosted: Sun Nov 30, 2014 8:27 am    Post subject: Charles Wregg Reply with quote

Charles Wregg Pte 241473 4th Gordon Highlanders b Glasgow e Ayr Age 34 Killed in Action F&F 09/04/1918 Son of John and Martha Wregg, of 1, Castlehill Rd., Ayr. 1891 Census: 154 London St; Blackfriars, Glasgow. 1901 Census: 2 Kirk Post, Ayr. Occ: Fishmonger Assistant. 1908: Passenger list to Canada. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Ayr & Prestwick
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:09 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Panel 2 - L/Cpl. David M. Henderson, Camerons. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 17th April, 1917.
"In Memoriam.
HENDERSON.- In loving memory of Lance-Corporal David Meikle Henderson, 7th Battalion Cameron Highlanders, who was killed in action in France on the 30th April, 1916.
His life for his country,
His soul to God
Whit more could mortal yield?
- Inserted by his father and mother, Mr and Mrs John Henderson, Annick, Hunter Street, Prestwick."

CWGC - HENDERSON, David Meikle
Rank: Lance Corporal.
Service No: S/14251.
Date of Death: 30/04/1916. Age: 25.
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 119 to 124. (Stone 120 B.)
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. E. Henderson, of Annick, Hunter St., Prestwick, Ayrshire.

SNWM - nothing more.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2015 3:39 pm    Post subject: WW1 Panel 1 - L/Cpl. Norman McL. GIBSON, Royal Highlanders Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 11th June, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
GIBSON.-
Killed in action on 26th May (the day following his 19th birthday), Lance-Corpl. Norman McLeod Gibson, youngest and dearly loved son of Mr and Mrs James Gibson, Ulva, Prestwick."


1901 census Ayrshire, Monkton & Prestwick, Carlaverock (sic) Sllva Cottage. Norman is recorded as the eleventh child in the family of James Gibson (46), Joiner, and Grace Gibson (44), wife, born Argyllshire. Children (the eldest is aged 20) are all born at Prestwick.

CWGC - GIBSON, N.
Rank: Lance Corporal.
Service No: S/41119.
Date of Death: 26/05/1918. (Age 19.)
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st/6th Bn.
Grave Reference: V. D. 22.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:

SNWM - WW1
Surname GIBSON
Forename Norman
Rank L Cpl
Service number S/41119
Decoration
Place of birth Prestwick Ayrshire
Date of death 26 May 1918
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE BLACK WATCH ROYAL HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 6th Bn.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2015 7:56 am    Post subject: WW1 - Panel 2 - Gnr. John A.S. McLELLAN, R.H.A. 1st Ayrshire Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 22nd April, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
M'LELLAN.
- Killed in action on 20th March, Gunner John A.S. M'Lellan, aged 19, Royal Horse Artillery (Ayrshire), son of William M'Lellan, 8 Caerlaverock Avenue, Prestwick."

CWGC - McLELLAN, John Allison Stewart
Rank: Gunner.
Service No: 602214.
Date of Death: 29/03/1918.
Regiment/Service: Royal Horse Artillery 1st/1st (Ayrshire) Bty.
Panel Reference: Panel 7.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
Additional Information:

SNWM - WW1
Surname McLELLAN
Forename John Allison Stewart
Rank Gnr
Service number 602214
Decoration
Place of birth Prestwick Ayr
Date of death 29 March 1918
Theatre of death Palestine
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
Other detail (T.F.).
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 1:51 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Panel 1 - Capt. Philip B. Prothero, A. & S.H. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 9th February, 1918.
"CASUALTIES. ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS.
Captain P.B. PROTHERO.
- Killed. Captain Prothero (attached Royal Flying Corps), previously reported missing and now as killed, was educated at Loretto School, Musselburgh (1909-1913). He got his commission soon after war broke out, was wounded in March, 1915 and was transferred to the R.F.C. at the end of last year. He was the son of the late Rev. E. D. Prothero, the well known Prestwick golfer, who was himself an old Lorettonian."


CWGC - PROTHERO, Phillip Bernard
Rank: Captain.
Date of Death: 26/07/1917. Age: 23.
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps 5th Sqdn. and 4th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Panel Reference:
Memorial: ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Edward Douglas Prothero and Margaret Caroline Prothero.

1901 Census Ayrshire, Monkton & Prestwick, Glenburn:- Phillip B. Prothero, born Ayrshire. Mother born Ireland. Father not present. Grandmother, Caroline Prothero (74), widow, living on own means, born Ireland.

SNWM - WW1
Surname PROTHERO
Forename Philip Bernard
Rank Lieut (T/Capt)
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 26 July 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 4th Bn., (and R.F.C., 5 Sqd.).

Also listed Loretto Roll of Honour (photo):-

http://www.lorettoniansociety.org.uk/memorial/ww1/biog35.htm#account1
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 3:33 pm    Post subject: Prestwick Memorial - Alexander Guthrie Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: GUTHRIE
First name: Alexander
Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit: 8th Bn
Age: 31
Date of Death: 04/10/1916
Service no: S/9565
Additional information: Son of James Guthrie and Jean Gibson Guthrie, of 34, Charlotte St., Ayr. Born at Prestwick, Ayrshire
Grave reference: I1. 62
Cemetery: OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 13 October 1916

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 3:36 pm    Post subject: Prestwick Memorial - John McEean Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: McEWAN
First name: John
Rank: Private
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Unit: 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 06/09/1916
Service no: S/11822
Additional information: Son of William McEwan, of Mare Place, Prestwick, Ayrshire
Memorial reference: Pier and Face 15 B and 15 C
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 13 October 1916

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2015 7:01 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Panel 1 - Lieut. James AITKINSON M.C., R.S.F. Reply with quote

Panel says AITKINSON, newspaper/CWGC says ATKINSON - SNWM no trace.

The Glasgow Herald, Wednesday, 2nd October, 1917.
"CASUALTIES Notes on Officers ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Mr J. Atkinson, M.C.
- Killed. Second Lieutenant Atkinson was the younger son of Mr Wm. Atkinson, 5 Regent Park, Prestwick. Born in 1897 he was educated at Ayr Academy. He joined the Yeomanry when 17 years of age and was afterwards transferred to the Royal Scots Fusiliers."


CWGC - ATKINSON, J.
Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 02/09/1918. Age: 21.
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st Bn.
Awards: M C
Grave Reference: IV. A. 22.
Cemetery: QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY, BUISSY
Additional Information: Son of William and Agnes Atkinson, of Shawburn, Prestwick, Ayrshire.

Both 1891 and 1901 Census listings for this family have been transcribed as "Atkinson".
In 1891, Doon Cottage, Main St., Monkton & Prestwick:- Head of house, William Atkinson (37), Potato merchant, born Ballantrae, Ayrs., Agnes Atkinson (35), wife, born Dundonald (maiden surname is Muir). Children and in-laws ...
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 10:15 am    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Andrew McEWAN, H.L.I. Reply with quote

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Private Andrew McEwen, Highland Light Infantry


The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 15th December, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
McEWAN.-
Killed going into action on the 2nd December, Andrew Gilmour M'Ewan, H.L.I., dear husband of Annie T. Clarkson, 2 Hunter Street, Prestwick, late of Glasgow."


SNWM - WW1
Surname McEWAN
Forename Andrew
Rank Pte
Service number 39392
Decoration
Place of birth Glasgow
Date of death 2 December 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Other detail 17th Bn.

SDGW - Born Glasgow; lived Prestwick; enlisted Ayr.

CWGC - McEWAN, Andrew
Rank: Private.
Service No: 39392.
Date of Death: 02/12/1917.
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 17th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 131 to 132. (Stone 132 A.)
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:42 pm    Post subject: WW1 Panel 1 - Pte. Robert Weir, 16th. Bn. Canadian Infantry. Reply with quote

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Private Robert Weir, Canadian Infantry.

The Glasgow Herald, Wednesday, 23rd. May, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
WEIR.-
At Base Hospital, on 16th May, Private Robert Weir, Canadians, elder son of the late Hugh Weir, draper, Glasgow, and husband of Jeannie Rennie, Inzievar, Prestwick."

SNWM - WW1
Surname WEIR
Forename Robert
Rank Pte
Service number 871196
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 16 May 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death dd
SNWM roll CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Unit name 16th BATTALION, CANADIAN SCOTTISH.

CWGC - WEIR, Robert
Rank: Private.
Service No: 871196.
Date of Death: 16/05/1917. Age: 41.
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 16th Bn. (Manitoba Regt.)
Grave Reference: Div. 62. I. C. 11.
Cemetery: STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE
Additional Information: Husband of Jean Weir, of "Inzievar," Grangemuir Rd., Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland.

Headstone schedules record Jean Rennie Weir.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 1:17 pm    Post subject: Panel 2 - Lieut. William K. C. Ogg, Highland Light Infantry. Reply with quote

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Lieut. W. K. C. Ogg, Highland Light Infantry

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 14th. July, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
OGG.-
Officially concluded killed in action, on 15th July, 1916, at High Wood, Somme, France (previously reported wounded and missing), William Kelly Carmichael, aged 18 years and 9 months, Second Lieutenant, H.L.I., second son of Mr and Mrs George J. Ogg, St. Ninian's, Prestwick, Ayrshire."

1901 Census Lanarkshire, Govan, Kinning Park, 22 Bruce Road, recorded (transcription):- William K.C. Ogg (3), son, born Renfrewshire, Pollokshields; George J. Ogg (37), Draper, born Glasgow; Flora E. Ogg (30), Wife, born Inverness; siblings.

Army register of soldiers backpay records all monies to George John Ogg, Esq. (father). Death accepted on or since 17th July, 1916.
W.K.C. Ogg, 2LT., 9 Highland Light Inf.


SNWM - WW1
Surname OGG
Forename William Kelly Carmichael
Rank 2nd Lieut
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 15 July 1916
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Other detail 9th Bn. (T.).

CWGC - OGG, William Kelly Carmichael
Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 15/07/1916. Age: 18.
Regiment/Service:Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of George John and Flora Elizabeth Ogg, of St Ninians, Prestwick, Ayrshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:09 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Harry G. Cochrane, Seaforths. Reply with quote

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Panel 1: Private Harry G. Cochrane, Seaforth Highlanders.

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 2nd. October, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
COCHRANE.-
Died from wounds, 23rd September, at casualty clearing station, Harry Gilbert Cochrane, Signaller, Seaforth Highlanders, aged 21, youngest and dearly loved son of Provost and Mrs Cochrane, Hope Cottage, Prestwick."

SNWM - WW1
Surname COCHRANE
Forename Harry G
Rank Pte
Service number S/10253
Decoration
Place of birth Edinburgh
Date of death 23 September 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail latterly S/41087. 5th Bn. The Seaforth Highlanders.

SDGW - Born/enlisted Lanarks., Hamilton.
Army register of soldier's backpay and War Gratuity records payments to Alfred (father).
Harry Gilbert Cochrane, 5/ Seaforth Hdrs. Pte. 41087. Died 23.9.1917, wounds.
Service Award Rolls record previous service:- 2/A&S.Hrs. S/10253 Pte.; 5/Sea.Hrs. S/41087 Pte.



CWGC - COCHRANE, Harry Gilbert
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/41087.
Date of Death: 23/09/1917. Age: 21. (Died of wounds.)
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders "C" Coy. 1st/5th Bn.
Grave Reference: VII. D. 14.
Cemetery: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Alfred James and Elizabeth Cochrane, of Edinburgh.

Headstone schedules record Miss E. Cochrane, Hope Cottage, Prestwick, Ayrshire.

1901 Census Ayrshire, Monkton & Prestwick, Main Street, recorded (transcription):- Henry Gilbert Cochrane (5), Scholar, son, born Midlothian, Edinburgh; Alfred James Cochrane (44), Grocer and Wine Merchant, born Edinburgh; Elizabeth Cochrane (44), Wife, born Edinburgh; older siblings all born Edinburgh.
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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RALPH, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 29863
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 6th/7th Bn
Date of Death: 12/4/1917
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of James and Jeanie Ralph, of 11, Pleasantfield Rd., Prestwick, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: III G 20
Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

and his brother:

Name: RALPH, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 331956
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 9th (Glasgow Hds) Bn
Date of Death: 17/4/1917
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of James and Jeanie Ralph, of II, Pleasantfield Rd., New Prestwick, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: D 13
Cemetery: St Leger British Cemetery

Wigtownshire Free Press (24/5/1917): War has taken a heavy toll from Mr and Mrs Ralph, 11 Pleasantfield Road, New Prestwick, in that they have lost two sons in five days of each other. Private James Ralph, who died of wounds at a casualty clearing station on 12th April, was 23 years of age. He enlisted with the RSF in July last year, previous to which he was a conductor on the Ayr Corporation Tramways. His brother, Private John Ralph, who was also a conductor of the tramcars, enlisted in the HLI in October 1915, and was accidentally killed through the collapsing of a dugout on 17th April. He was in his 20th year. Another brother, Gilbert, enlisted in the RSF, was wounded, and has twice suffered from shell-shock, and has been in hospital since November.

Also named on Ayr Corporation Tramways Roll of Honour
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