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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Norman Souter Sturrock Reply with quote

anne park wrote:
Sturrock Norman Soutar AB J/42757 Royal Navy HMS Vehement b Dundee Age 18 02-Aug-18 Ward of Mrs Margaret Petrie, 145 High St; Laurencekirk. City Roll of Honour. Native of Arbroath. Plymouth Naval Memorial M. R. 2 Panel 27 City & Laurencekirk


Also listed upon the Arbroath War Memorial & RoH.
He was the nephew of James Sturrock of 22 Green Street, Arbroath but was brought up in Laurencekirk. He joined the Navy at 16 and died when the vessel he was on was torpedoed.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Peter Hay Reply with quote

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Peter Hay Pte 10016 2nd King's Own Scottish Borderers b Laurencekirk e Stonehaven r Laurencekirk Died of Wounds F & F 24-4-15


Not listed at Gourock.
Recorded as Herbert on his M.I.C. and initialled H on CWGC, although in the press, SNWM and this memorial as Peter. Possibly a middle name?


(Glasgow Herald 24th May 1915)
"Private Peter Hay, of the King's Own Scottish Borderers, who prior to the outbreak of war, when he was called to the colours, was employed as a postman at Gourock Post Office, has died from wounds received in action. He was about 25 years of age."

CWGC
HAY, H
Rank: Private
Service No: 10016
Date of Death: 24/04/1915
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: II. L. 37.
Cemetery: POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: HAY
Firstname: Peter
Service Number: 10016
Date Death: 24/04/1915
Place of birth: Laurencekirk
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:05 am    Post subject: David Walker Galloway Reply with quote

David Walker Galloway Pte 20255 9th Royal Army Medical Corps Field Amb b Kincardine 14/12/1891 e Newcastle-upon-Tyne Age 26 Died of Wounds F & F 18/09/1918 Son of James & Mary Galloway, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire. Mo: Mary Gove Walker. b Laurencekirk. Brother Frederick Richmond Galloway also died. Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St. Marc Fr 1184 Plot II Row D Grave 5
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:35 pm    Post subject: Re: William Young Cleghorn Reply with quote

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Name: CLEGHORN, WILLIAM YOUNG
Initials: W Y
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Salvia
Age: 30
Date of Death: 24/12/1941
Service No: D/JX 128401
Additional information: Son of James Kelly Cleghorn and Mary Smith Milne Cleghorn, of Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 46, Column 3.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: CLEGHORN
Firstname: William Young
Service number: D/JX128401
Date of death: 24/12/1941
Place of birth: Galashiels
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: A B
Theatre of death: R.N. H.M.S. Salvia. At Sea.



William Young Cleghorn, age 30, Able Seaman (D/JX 128401) was killed while serving on the corvette H.M.S. Salvia when she was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-568 off the Egyptian coast on 24 December 1941.
His father had been killed in 1916 and is named on the Galashiels War Memorial in Selkirkshire as:
PTE. JAMES K. CLEGHORN. Royal Highlanders (Black Watch)
James Kelly Cleghorn age 34 Private (S/9552) 9th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
James enlisted at Galashiels in June 1915 and joined his battalion in France in October 1915.
Born 1882 in Melrose, Roxburghshire.
Husband of Mary Smith (Milne) Cleghorn of Townhead, Fettercairn, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire who he married in 1906 in Newington, Edinburgh.
Died of Wounds on 20 May 1916 and buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, France.
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