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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:08 pm    Post subject: Douglas Glen Harley Reply with quote

Name: HARLEY, DOUGLAS GLEN
Initials: D G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 268 (Rhodesia) Sqdn.
Date of Death: 18/04/1943
Service No: 43548
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 119.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:10 pm    Post subject: Charles Martin Hill Reply with quote

Name: HILL, CHARLES MARTIN
Initials: C M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 10 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 20/02/1944
Service No: 1574600
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 231.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:13 pm    Post subject: Robert Jack Reply with quote

Name: JACK, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
Unit Text: 3rd
Age: 26
Date of Death: 21/01/1944
Service No: 420181
Additional information: Son of Matthew and Mary Fraser Jack, of Dollar.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 96.
Cemetery: DOLLAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:15 pm    Post subject: William Watson Locke Reply with quote

Name: LOCKE, WILLIAM WATSON
Initials: W W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 107 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 27/08/1943
Service No: 133543
Additional information: Son of Maj. Henry Watson Locke and Marion Meikle Nelson Briggs Locke, of Dollar, Clackmannanshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 3.
Cemetery: AUCHY-AU-BOIS CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:16 pm    Post subject: John Lyon Reply with quote

John Lyon was lost on the 12th of September 1944 when the Kachidoki Maru, a Japanese transport vessel, was carrying 900 pow's, all British.
It was torpedoed by the US submarine Pampanito at 22:40 hours. The Japanese rescued some of the POWs from these two ships and they continued their journey to Japan.

Name: LYON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 12/09/1944
Service No: 2987551
Additional information: Son of John and Janette Lyon, of Dollar, Clackmannanshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 82.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:17 pm    Post subject: John MacNamara Reply with quote

Name: MACNAMARA, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 55 Lt. A.A./Anti-Tank Regt.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 21/10/1944
Service No: 1822400
Additional information: Son of John Macnamara and of Elizabeth Macnamara (nee Mundell); husband of Sarah Jane Macnamara (nee Henderson), of Dollar, Clackmannanshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 5. K. 16.
Cemetery: KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:21 pm    Post subject: John L. Meikle Reply with quote

MEIKLE John Leslie Lieutenant EC/16317 Federated Malay States Volunteer Force

Not in the F.M.S.V.F. as the memorial states but in the Indian Army, Dogra Regiment.

see later post


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:23 pm    Post subject: Robert Hodge Meikle Reply with quote

Name: MEIKLE, ROBERT HODGE
Initials: R H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Federated Malay States Volunteer Force
Unit Text: 2nd (Selangor) Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 26/01/1942
Additional information: Son of William Leslie and Christina Meikle; husband of Mary Stenhouse Meikle, of Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 389.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:28 pm    Post subject: James Flockhart Thom Ogilvie Reply with quote

Name: OGILVIE, JAMES FLOCKHART THOM
Initials: J F T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 21 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 15/05/1941
Service No: 87025
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 34.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:29 pm    Post subject: Norman Price Reply with quote

Name: PRICE, NORMAN
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Third Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. Shillong (London)
Age: 20
Date of Death: 04/04/1943
Additional information: Son of William and Edith Martha Price, of Dollar, Clackmannanshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:31 pm    Post subject: William Lauder Riddel (M.I.D.) Reply with quote

Name: RIDDEL, WILLIAM LAUDER
Initials: W L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Secondary Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 10th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 27/05/1945
Service No: 207822
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Robert and Phyllis Mary Riddel, of Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2. K. 13.
Cemetery: DELHI WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is this your man?

Name: MEIKLE, JOHN
Initials: J L
Nationality: Indian
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: 17th Dogra Regiment
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 24/03/1944
Service No: EC/16317
Additional information: Son of William Leslie and Christina Meikle; husband of M. S. Meikle; nephew of John MacLeod, of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. C. 3.
Cemetery: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:32 pm    Post subject: Peter Simpson Reply with quote

Name: SIMPSON, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 10th (H.D.) Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 26/03/1940
Service No: D/31216
Additional information: Son of Peter and Margaret Simpson, of Dollar.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. C. Grave 116.
Cemetery: DOLLAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:35 pm    Post subject: Roy Geddie Spence Reply with quote

Name: SPENCE, ROY GEDDIE
Initials: R G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Dorsetshire Regiment
Secondary Regiment: The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Secondary Unit Text: seconded to 5th Bn
Age: 24
Date of Death: 09/08/1943
Service No: 156548
Additional information: Son of George Cumming Spence and Janet Gardiner Spence, of Dollar, Clackmannanshire. M.I.B. (Scotland).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. H. 38.
Cemetery: CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:41 pm    Post subject: James Wilson Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 235 Corps Troops Coy.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 07/01/1943
Service No: T/10689708
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Mary Wilson, of Dollar, Clackmannanshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 17. Column 2.
Memorial: BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL
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