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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sunday Post 28 April 1918

CAMBUSLANG FAMILY'S SACRIFICE
Three sons killed in action
The war has imposed a heavy sacrifice upon Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Wiseman, a well-known Cambuslang couple, who have just been officially notified that their third and last son has been killed in action. Lewis Gunner John Wiseman, the youngest of the lion-hearted brothers who joined up early in the war, made the supreme sacrifice in his 20th year. In civilian life he was a chemist in the laboratory of James Dunlop & Co. Ltd., at Clyde Works, Tollcross.
Sergt. Claude Wiseman, aged twenty-nine, joined up in Canada and was killed at Vimy Ridge.
Pte. James Wiseman, who joined the H.L.I. in the first year of the war, lost his life at Cambrai.

WISEMAN, J [James]
Rank: Private
Service No: 979
Date of Death: 24/01/1918
Age: 30
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference:II. G 30.
Cemetery: METZ-EN-COUTURE COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION
Additional Information: Son of Archibald and Marion Wiseman, of Strathaven; husband of Sarah Fleming Wiseman, of 179, Hamilton Rd., Rutherglen, Glasgow.

WISEMAN, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: S/22683
Date of Death: 24/03/1918
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/8th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 77 and 78.
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL

WISEMAN, C [Claude]
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 53406
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 18th Bn.
Panel Reference:
Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL

James and John were named on the panels of the Cambuslang Memorial (now lost) http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=425&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=wiseman&start=0
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