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PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great War Names

Sannox & Corrie
Duncan K. Bruce RHA
Alexander Bruce 5th Scottish Rifles
Robert Dornin Forsyth 9th HLI
James Kerr Merchant Service
James A.T King Merchant Service

Brodick
James Barbour 17th HLI
John S. Currie Veterinary Corps
Angus Dewar Cameron Highlanders
John Joyce 12th Royal Scots
George Goldthrorp Black Watch
Simon Lawson Dragoon Guards
John McAllister 9th Black Watch
William McIntyre 9th Black Watch
Angus McNichol 10th A&S Hrs
John Mitchell Lovat Scouts
Hugh M Reid, 5th RSF
George Reside, 4th A&S hrs
William Watson CEF

Lamlash
James Allan NZEF
John T Campbell RS
John M Campbell KOSB
Alexander Crawford RNR
James A Crawford RNR
Adam Fullarton HLI
Alexander Hamilton CEF
Archibald Kelso Cameron Highlanders
George McGowan HLI
John Mackenzie Merchant Service
John McLean AIF
Robert McMillan CEF
Andrew F Madden RFA
John Saul RSF
John Nichol Merchant Service
James Shields Scots Guards
Malcolm D Sinclair 1st Black Watch
John Walker Cameron Highlanders
William Watson Anzac Cycle Batt.

Whiting Bay
James Hamilton NZEF
Allan R Kerr RE
James B.C McKelvie Black Watch
James C. McMillan RASC
James McMurtrie Cameron Highlanders
John Poole Canadian R.H
Neil Shaw Black Watch
Robert Wishart RSF
John Graham RFA
James Thomson RNVR

Kildonan & Southend
Duncan Cumming Black Watch
James Forrest RSF
George Grieve A&S Hrs
John A. Macdonald A&S Hrs
Stewart Storrie RSF
Thomas Sproul A&S Hrs

Kilmory & Slidderie
Duncan A Black NZEF
William Fraser Scottish Horse
Archibald Henderson HLI
John McBride A&S Hrs
Donald McIntyre Black Watch
Duncan McKechnie CEF
John McKinnon NZEF
Peter McAllister NZEF
Alexander Mulholland CEF
Ronald Murchie CEF
John Stewart RNR

Shisken
Alexander Currie KOSB
Archibald Currie M.M AIF
William Hamilton MGC
Neil Henderson Black Watch
Hugh Hyndman RGA
John McCallum CEF
James McDiarmid CEF
Archibald McAllister A&S Hrs
P McCrank, DCM, A&S Hrs
John G. McDonald RFA
William McPhee Seaforth Highlanders
William Robertson KOSB
Alexander Thomson Merchant Service
Alexander Watson Gordon Highlanders


Pirnmill & Lochranza
John Craig Black Watch
A. Crawford Kerr RSF
Finlay Kerr Merchant Service
Archibald McAllister KOSB
Archibald McMillan Merchant Service
John Murchie Merchant Service
Robert Murchie Merchant Service
Duncan Robertson CEF
Ronald Robertson Black Watch
Robert Skillen R.N
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:37 pm    Post subject: Pte. Robert McKelvie Reply with quote

Missed out on the transcription above.

Whiting Bay
Robert McKelvie - Black Watch

CWGC
Name: McKELVIE, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 4th/5th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 27/09/1917
Service No: 268842
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Anne McKelvie, of Silverburn, Whiting Bay, Arran.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 94 to 96.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McKELVIE
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 268842
Date Death: 27/09/1917
Place of birth: Whitting Bay, Arran
Other: 4/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.

From The Glasgow Herald of 31st July 1918:
"Previously reported missing, 27th September 1917, now officially believed killed on that date or since 268842 Private R. McKelvie, Black Watch, eldest son of Mrs McKelvie, Sliverburn, Whiting Bay, Arran"
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 4:33 am    Post subject: William Munro Reply with quote

WW2

Machrie
Wm. Munro
Merchant Service

(Glagow Herald 23rd August 1945)
"At a hospital in far east, on 7th August 1945, William Munro, M.N. aged 22 years, late of The Glaish, Machrie, Arran"

CWGC
unlisted

SNWM
Surname: MUNRO
Firstname: William Wilson
Date of death: 07/08/1945
Place of birth: Irvine
Other: M.V. "EMPIRE OUTPOST"
SNWM roll: MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 2)
Rank: A B
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:13 am    Post subject: Lt. William Wilson McBride Reply with quote

WW2
PIRNMILL and
LOCHRANZA

Wm. W. McBride Scottish Rifles

(Glasgow Herald 26th October 1945)
"MacBride-
To the dear and treasured memory of William W. MacBride, lieutenant, Cameronians (S.R.), killed in action in Holland, 26th October, 1944.
-Seahome, Pirnmill, Arran.
"

CWGC
Name: MACBRIDE, WILLIAM WILSON
Initials: W W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 26/10/1944
Service No: 308213
Additional information: Son of William and Christina Macbride; husband of Jamesina Macbride, of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2. A. 5.
Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: MACBRIDE
Firstname: William W
Service number: 308213
Date of death: 26/10/1944
Place of birth: Arran
SNWM roll: THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Rank: Lt
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 4:35 pm    Post subject: Arran Memorial - Whiting Bay - Allan R Kerr Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: KERR
First names: Allan Ramsay
Rank: Sapper
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Unit: 56th Div Signal Coy and 281st Bde. Royal Field Artillery
Age: 33
Date of Death: 02/06/1918
Service no: 237774
Additional Information; Son of Matthew and Christina Kerr, of Whiting Bay, Arran, Bute; husband of Mary Kerr, of 20, Sidney St., Saltcoats, Ayrshire
Cemetery/Memorial reference: I. D. 16
Cemetery: DAINVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY

Allan is also on the Saltcoats Memorial
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:57 pm    Post subject: Arran Memorial - Alexander Thomson Reply with quote

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 10 November 1916


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:00 am    Post subject: Arran Memorial - Angus McNicol Reply with quote

BRODICK

CWGC Information

Name: McNICOL
First names: Angus McAlpine
Rank: Private
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit: 10th Bn
Age: 19
Date of Death: 09/03/1919
Service no: S/25918
Additonal information: Son of Colin McNicol, of 6, Douglas Row, Brodick
Grave reference: Near West side of main path
Cemetery: BRODICK PARISH CHURCHYARD

The Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald intimations database has various entries for Angus which confirm the information on the CWGC and also show his mother's name was Janet and he had a brother Colin. Angus was in Gosforth War Hospital, Newcastle-on-Tyne

Angus is also on the Ardrossan memorial
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 6:47 pm    Post subject: Arran Memorial - Robert Skillen Reply with quote

PIRNMILL

CWGC Information

Name: SKILLEN
First name: Robert
Rank: Able Seaman
Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit: S. S. "Darius" (Sunderland)
Age: 28
Date of Death: 13/06/1917
Additional information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth Skillen(nee Sillars), of Lenimore Farm, Pirnsmill, Arran, Bute. Born at Ardrossan
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

SS Darius sunk on a voyage from Villaricos to Tyne with a cargo of iron ore by German submarine U-54. 210 miles southwest of Fastnet. 15 lives lost

Robert is also on the Ardrossan Memorial
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 2:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 31st May, 1917.
"Deaths on Service. FORSYTH.- Died on 22nd May from wounds received in action the previous day, Lance-Corporal Robert Dornin Forsyth, H.L.I., aged 19 years, elder son of Mr and Mrs R. W. Forsyth, Corrie Hotel, Arran."



CWGC - FORSYTH, Robert Dornin
Rank: Lance Corporal.
Service No: 332403
Date of Death: 22/05/1917. Age: 19.
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Grave Reference: I. H. 21.
Cemetery: BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX
Additional Information: Son of Robert Wyld Forsyth and Kate Drummond Forsyth. Native of Corrie, Isle of Arran.

Headstone schedules record Mrs. K.J. Forsyth, East Krune, Brodick, Arran.

SNWM - WW1
Surname FORSYTH
Forename Robert D
Rank A/L Cpl
Service number 332403
Decoration
Place of birth Glasgow
Date of death 22 May 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Other detail 9th Bn. (T.).
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:35 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Patrick McCrank DCM, A. & S.H. Reply with quote

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Spelling of names &c. as publication.

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 7th February, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
MACRANK.
- Official intimation was received by Mrs. Macrank, Portnalochan, Arran, of the death of her husband, Pte. P. Macrank, Argylls, who died from wounds received in action."


The Daily Record, Monday, 24th May, 1915, page 6:- "CAMPBELTOWN MEN WOUNDED. The following casualties have been reported to the headquarters of the Argyll Territorial Force Association at Dunoon:- 1/8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - No. 1865, Private P. Macrank, slightly wounded and in Adminstration, No. 13., S.H. Boulogne. Private Macrank, who is married, belongs to Campbeltown."

SDGW - Born Campbeltown; Enlisted Dunoon.
Theatre of War first served in:- France. Date of entry therein:- 1.5.1915.

Census - 1881 Southend, Garvalt. Head of household John (33), labourer, and Agnes (33) both born Ireland. Patrick (5) born Southend, Argyllshire.
Census - 1901 Campbeltown, Dalaman St. Patrick McCrank (22), Shipyard Labourer. Unmarried. Living with parents/siblings.

Service Nrs.: 1865, Rank: Private, Corps: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders; 300401, Rank: Private, Corps: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

SNWM - WW1
Surname MacRANK
Forename Patrick
Rank Pte
Service number 300401
Decoration
Place of birth Campbeltown Argylls
Date of death 18 January 1918
Theatre of death Egypt
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 1/5th Bn.

CWGC - MACRANK, Pat
Rank: Private.
Service No: 300401.
Date of Death: 18/01/1918. Age: 44.
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/5th Bn.
Awards: M M
Grave Reference: K. 14.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Agnes Macrank, of Argyllshire; husband of Louie Isabel McKinmon Macrank, of Portnalochan, Blackwaterfoot, Ardrossan.

Medal Index ticket: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D3881625

Backpay (Record Nr. 647663) to widow:- 15/3/11d. War Gratuity:- 16 of which 10/13/4d was paid to his father. (Widow's name recorded is Louella.)

Panel says "DCM"; CWGC says "MM".
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:51 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. James FORREST, R.S.F. Reply with quote

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The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 26th September, 1918.
"In Memoriam.
FORREST.
- In loving memory of our dearly beloved son and brother, Private James Cumming Forrest, R.S.F., who was killed in France, 26th September, 1917, aged 19 years, deeply mourned and sadly missed.- Seacliffe, Dippin, Arran."


Born Kilmory, Buteshire; lived at Scotstoun, Glasgow; enlisted Glasgow 24.6.1916. Age on enlistment:- 18 years, 10 months.
Civilian trade:- Apprentice engineer.
Called up for service:- 28.2.1917. Address at this time:- c/o Campbell's Restaurant, South Street, Scotstoun.
Next of kin:- Mother. Mrs. Jeanie Forrest, Sea Cliffe, Dippen, Whiting Bay, Arran.
Embarked Folkestone 30.5.1917.
Etaples 31.5.1917.
In the field 20.6.1917.
(Service records exist for this soldier.)

SNWM - WW1
Surname FORREST
Forename James Cumming
Rank Pte
Service number 32314
Decoration
Place of birth Kilmory Buteshire
Date of death 26 September 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Other detail 1st Bn.

CWGC - FORREST, J.C.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 32314.
Date of Death: 26/09/1917.
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: XXVI. E. 19.
Cemetery: TYNE COT CEMETERY
Additional Information:

1901 Census Buteshire, Kilmory, Dipping (transcription) recorded James C. Forrest (2), born Kilmory; Head of household George Forrest (32), Mason, born Kilmory; Jane Forrest (32), wife, born Kilmory; children, and in-laws.

Also listed on Whiting Bay War Memorial: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=69631#69631
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:21 am    Post subject: WW1 - Lamlash - Pte. George McGowan, H.L.I. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 14th December, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
M'GOWAN.-
Killed in action, on 1st December, Pte. George M'Gowan, H.L.I., eldest son of Mr and Mrs Thos. M'Gowan, Landour, Lamlash, and beloved husband of Agnes Mackie, 727 Cumbernauld Road, Dennistoun, for eighteen years with D. Fullarton, grocer, Lamlash."


SNWM - WW1
Surname McGOWAN
Forename George
Rank Pte
Service number 31761
Decoration
Place of birth Glasgow
Date of death 1 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 15th Bn.

SDGW - Born & enlisted Glasgow.

CWGC - McGOWAN, George
Rank: Private.
Service No: 31761.
Date of Death: 01/12/1917.
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 15th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 131 to 132. (Stone 132 A.)
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:

Also commemorated on the City of Glasgow WW1 Roll of Honour:- http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=69717#69717
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:49 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Brodick - William W. Watson, Canadians. Reply with quote

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The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 20th December, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
WATSON.-
Killed in action about 6th November, William Wallace Watson, Sergeant (sic) Canadians, son of John Watson, Vancouver, late of Glencloy, Brodick, Arran."

Death notice says Sgt.; CWGC says Cpl.


CWGC - WATSON, W.W.
Rank: Corporal.
Service No: 429772.
Date of Death: 10/11/1917. Age: 31.
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 7th Bn. (British Columbia Regt.)
Panel Reference: Panel 18 - 28 - 30. (Bay 18.)
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of John and Grace Watson, of 74, 12th Avenue West, Vancouver.
Native of Brodick, Scotland.


1901 Census Butes., Brodick, Kilbride, Glencloy Farmhouse, recorded (transcription):- William Watson (14), Scholar, born Brodick; John Watson (61), Farmer, born Lanarks., Crawfordjohn; Grace Watson (53), wife, born Butes., Whiting Bay; siblings.

Also at Brodick War Memorial:- http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=69828#69828
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