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PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McGOWAN John Private 17701 1st Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Born: Greenock, Renfrewshire Enlisted: Greenock
Date of Death: 05/07/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
Other notes: Private McGowan’s Medal Index Card shows him as entering the Gallipoli Theatre of Operations on 15/5/1915. His Index Card shows the following comment “O i/c records Dublin , requests authority re disposal of medals 5/1/22.”
Grave/Memorial: Special Memorial. C. 58. Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery.
Other Memorials: Private McGowan is named on, the Scottish Roll of Honour in, the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh.
Irish war Memorial Records Page No: Volume VI, Page 12.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:58 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Clement Reply with quote

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Pte. William Clement, Black Watch

(Glasgow Herald 1st of October 1914)
"News has been received in Greenock of the death of Lance Corporal William Clement, a reservist in the Black Watch, who has been killed at the front. He was a commissionaire employed at the Corporation electricity works."

CWGC
Name: CLEMENT, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 08/09/1914
Service No: 155
Additional information: Son of the late David and Annie Clement.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 5.
Cemetery: SABLONNIERES NEW COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: CLEMENTS
Firstname: William
Service Number: 155
Date Death: 08/09/1914
Place of birth: Musselburgh
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:02 am    Post subject: Pte. Stephen Ryan Reply with quote

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Pte. Stephen Ryan

(Glasgow Herald 5th March 1915)
"Intimation has been received at Greenock of the death of Private Stephen Ryan, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action on February 21. The news was sent to his sister, Mrs Kernaghan, Market Street, Greenock."

CWGC
RYAN, S
Rank: Private
Service No: 8997
Date of Death: 20/02/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: VI. L. 25.
Cemetery: RATION FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES

SNWM
Surname: RYAN
Firstname: Stephen
Service Number: 8997
Date Death: 20/02/1915
Place of birth: Greenock Renfrewshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2012 4:47 am    Post subject: McCready Brothers Reply with quote

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Pte. Charles McCready

(Glasgow Herald 10th March 1915)
"Mrs McCready, 11 Cathcart Street, Greenock, has been informed that her husband, Private C. McCready, of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, was killed at Armentieres on January 9. He was a reservist, and was called up at the outbreak of war. Before rejoining the Army he was employed with Messrs Barr and Son, coppersmiths, Greenock. His brother Thomas McCready, was killed on September 25."

CWGC
McCREADY, CHARLES
Rank: Private
Service No: 4/8534
Date of Death: 09/01/1915
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 9 and 10.
Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Thomas McCready, of Greenfields St., Govan, Glasgow; husband of Helen Bell (formerly McCready), of 54, Lynedoch St., Greenock.

SNWM
Surname: McCREADY
Firstname: Charles
Service Number: 4/8534
Date Death: 09/01/1915
Place of birth: Greenock Renfrewshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte

Pte. Thomas McCready

CWGC
McCREADIE, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Service No: 8148
Date of Death: 25/09/1914
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference:
Memorial: LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McCREADIE
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: 8148
Date Death: 25/09/1914
Place of birth: Greenock
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:49 pm    Post subject: Pte. Michael Mahon Reply with quote

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Pte. Michael Mahon

(Glasgow Herald 11th March 1915)
"Two more Greenock soldiers are reported to have been killed in action... Private Michael Mahon, Leinster Regiment on January 14. Both were young men."

(Glasgow Herald 17th April 1915)
"Private Michael Mahon, 1st Leinster, who resided in Greenock, has been killed in action. He was in India for seven years prior to the outbreak of war, and was drafted to the front with the Indian Expeditionary Force."

CWGC
MAHON, MICHAEL
Rank: Private
Service No: 8432
Date of Death: 14/01/1915
Regiment/Service: Leinster Regiment 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MAHON
Firstname: Michael
Service Number: 8432
Date Death: 14/01/1915
Place of birth: Derry
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM IRISH REGIMENTS
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:47 pm    Post subject: Pte. Duncan Galbraith Reply with quote

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Pte. Duncan Galbraith

(Glasgow Herald 27th March 1915)
"Mr and Mrs Duncan Galbraith, Ann Street, Greenock, have received intimation that their son, Private Duncan Galbraith, 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action on March 12. Private Galbraith enlisted at the beginning of September, and with his regiment was attached to the Indian Expeditionary Force. Before enlisting he was a fireman with the Brewers' Sugar Company."

CWGC
GALBRAITH, DUNCAN
Rank: Private
Service No: S/2433
Date of Death: 12/03/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: GALBRAITH
Firstname: Duncan
Service Number: S/2433
Date Death: 12/03/1915
Place of birth: Greenock
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:23 pm    Post subject: Pte. John McLean Reply with quote

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Pte. John McLean

(Glasgow Herald 15th April 1915)
"Lance-Corporal John McLean, H.L.I., who resided at 7 Drumfrochar Road, Greenock, was killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on March 13. He was a Special Reservist, and was called up at the beginning of the war. He was aged 23 years and was married."

CWGC
McLEAN, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 7100
Date of Death: 18/03/1915
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 37 and 38.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McLEAN
Firstname: John
Service Number: 7100
Date Death: 18/03/1915
Place of birth: Greenock
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:49 pm    Post subject: Pte. John McGill Reply with quote

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Pte. John McGill

(Glasgow Herald 17th April 1915)
"A post-card has been received in Greenock intimating that Private John McGill, A Company 1st H.L.I. Indian Forces, was killed at the Neuve Chapelle engagement. McGill, who was 25 years of age, was six weeks only in Greenock, and was engaged as a porter at Prince's Pier Station. It is understood that he belonged to Glasgow, where two sisters reside."

CWGC
McGILL, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 9390
Date of Death: 17/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 37 and 38.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McGILL
Firstname: John
Service Number: 9390
Date Death: 17/05/1915
Place of birth: Glasgow
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:53 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Lappin Reply with quote

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Pte. John Lappin

(Glasgow Herald 20th April 1915)
"Private John Lappin, Greenock, of A Company Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, was killed by a sniper on April 1."

CWGC
LAPPIN, J
Rank: Private
Service No: 4/8859
Date of Death: 10/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: VI. M. 9.
Cemetery: RATION FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lappin, of Burns Home, 4, Sir Michael St., Greenock.

SNWM
Surname: LAPPIN
Firstname: John
Service Number: 8859
Date Death: 10/04/1915
Place of birth: Greenock
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:05 pm    Post subject: Sgt. Duncan Rodger Black Reply with quote

Greenock WW2 RoH
BLACK, Duncan R. Sgt. R.A.F. 1940-1941 18th June, 1941 Holland

Greenock Telegraph photo and article. follow up Article.



CWGC
BLACK, DUNCAN RODGER
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No: 979716
Date of Death: 18/06/1941
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 58 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Plot JJ. Grave 23.
Cemetery: EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Duncan and Elizabeth Black, of Greenock, Renfrewshire.

SNWM
Surname: BLACK
Firstname: Duncan Roger
Service number: 979716
Date of death: 18/06/1941
Place of birth: Greenock
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: R.A.F.V.R. B.C.

CWGC & SNWM have differing spellings of Roger/Rodger
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:22 am    Post subject: Pte. Samuel McAlees Reply with quote

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Pte. Samuel McAlees

(Glasgow herald 25th May 1915)
"Private Samuel McAleese, of the machine gun section of the 2nd Cameron Highlanders, died on 11 inst, from wounds received at the front. Private McAleese, who belonged to Greenock, was with his regiment in India for seven years."

CWGC
McALEES, S
Rank: Private
Service No: 8139
Date of Death: 11/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: II. A. 71.
Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD

SNWM
Surname: McALEES
Firstname: Samuel
Service Number: 8139
Date Death: 11/05/1915
Place of birth: Greenock Renfrewshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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P.O. James Whitehead

Not on the memorial at Limekilns or Dunfermline.

(Glasgow Herald 27th May 1915)
"James Whitehead, first petty officer, Anson Battalion, R.N.V.R., has been killed at the Dardanelles on the 8th inst. Mr Whitehead was only 21 years of age, and had a remarkable career in the Naval Reserve. He was born in the village of Limekilns, near Dunfermline, but before his schooldays were done his parents removed to Greenock. He is the eldest son of Mr Robert Whitehead, one time a carpenter in Limekilns, and now residing at Oakfield Terrace, Greenock. Mr Whitehead's name was the only one appearing in the navy section on the roll at the school of his native village."

CWGC
WHITEHEAD, JAMES
Rank: Petty Officer
Service No: Clyde 1/1853
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Anson Bn. R.N. Div.
Panel Reference: Panel 8 to 15.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: WHITEHEAD
Firstname: James
Service Number: Clyde 1/1853
Date Death: 25/04/1915
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL NAVY
Rank: Petty Officer
Theatre of death: R.N.V.R. Anson Battalion R.N.D
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:29 pm    Post subject: Leading Seaman John Trainer Reply with quote

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Ldg.Smn. John Trainer

(Glasgow Herald 19th June 1915)
"Acting-ledaing Seaman John Trainer, Anson Battalion, R.N.V.R., of Greenock, has been killed at the Dardanelles. He joined the Navy in 1904, was a widower, and 40 years of age. He took part in the defence of Antwerp."

CWGC
TRAINER, JOHN
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service No: Clyde 2/532
Date of Death: 15/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Anson Bn. R.N. Div.
Panel Reference: Panel 8 to 15.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: TRAINER
Forename: John
Rank: A/Ldg Seaman
Service number Clyde: 2/532
Date of death: 15 May 1915
Theatre of death: RNVR Anson Battalion RND
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL NAVY
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:35 pm    Post subject: Pte. Bertram G. Mares Reply with quote

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Pte. Bertram G. Mares.

(Glasgow Herald 19th June 1915)
"It is reported that Private B.G. Mares, 2nd Battalion Scoots Guards, son of Mr J.D. Mares, Principal Surveyor of Lloyds Registry at Greenock, has been missing since an engagement in France on May 18. Private Mares, who was 19 years of age, was an apprentice engineer with Scotts' Company, Greenock."

CWGC
MARES, BERTRAM G.
Rank: Private
Service No: 10175
Date of Death: 18/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 3 and 4.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MARES
Forename: Bertram
Rank: Gdsm
Service number: 10175
Place of birth: Stockton-on-Tees
Date of death: 18 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 2:46 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Hart Gosnell Reply with quote

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Pte. Thomas Gosnell

(Glasgow Herald 2nd July 1915)
"Mrs Gosnell, 12 Nile Street, Greenock, has received intimation that her son, Private Thos. Hart Gosnell, 1st Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers, has been killed in action at the Dardanelles. Private Gosnell had been fully eight years in the Army, three being served in Egypt and five in India. He was one of the landing party at the Dardanelles."

CWGC
GOSNELL, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Service No: 9766
Date of Death: 04/06/1915
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: GOSNELL
Forename: Thomas
Rank: Pte
Service number: 9766
Place of birth: Greenock
Date of death: 4 June 1915
Theatre of death: Dardanelles
Cause of death: Killed in action
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Other detail: 1st Bn.
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