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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:39 pm    Post subject: Crawfordjohn Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:46 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

WW1

George Haig
Thomas Robb
Alex. McLeish
James Graham
John Paterson
Archibald Coke
John Pretswell
Walter Slingsby
J. Galloway Russel
John Muir
James Yonner
James Melvin
Frank Lambert
William Veitch
John L. Thomson
J. Kirk Paterson
T. Lawrie Harkness
Robert Lauriston

WW2

Pte. Hugh Dillon, A.&.S.H.
Accidentally Killed in France
30th Sept 1939
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:51 pm    Post subject: Pte. Hugh Dillon Reply with quote

The only WW2 casualty Private Hugh Dillon of the Argyll's.
According to the war return he died from being "crushed by a shunting train".

CWGC
Name: DILLON, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Secondary Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 13th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 30/09/1939
Service No: 2978467
Additional information: Son of Hugh and May Jane Dillon; husband of Margaret Coke Dillon, of Abington, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2. J. 2.
Cemetery: PORNIC WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname DILLON
Firstname Hugh
Service number 2978467
Date of death 30/09/1939
Decoration
Place of birth Paisley
Other
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (PRINCESS LOUISE'S)
Rank Pte

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:11 pm    Post subject: Pte. George Haig Reply with quote

Possibly... (1 of only 2, the other being an Aussie)
There's a discrepancy between the rank listed on CWGC & SNWM.

CWGC
Name: HAIG, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Lanarkshire Yeomanry
Date of Death: 09/11/1915
Service No: 685
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 16.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: HAIG
Firstname: George
Service Number: 685
Date Death: 09/11/1915
SNWM roll: LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY
Rank: S/Sth
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:14 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Robb Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: ROBB, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 05/10/1917
Service No: 20175
Additional information: Son of Thomas Robb and Annie Watson Robb, of The Croft, Crawford, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 3.
Cemetery: FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND

SNWM
Surname: ROBB
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: 20175
Date Death: 05/10/1917
Place of birth: Crawford Lanarkshire
Other: 14th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:39 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Pretswell Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: PRETSWELL
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 14/09/1914
Service No: 6695
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 2.
Cemetery: VILLERS-EN-PRAYERES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: PRETSWELL
Firstname: John
Service Number: 6695
Date Death: 14/09/1914
Place of birth: Biggar
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsn
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:41 pm    Post subject: Pte. Walter Slingsby Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: SLINGSBY, WALTER
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 13/10/1916
Service No: S/10423
Additional information: Son of the late Walter and Mary Slingsby, of Dalbeattie, Kilkcubrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 A and 16 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: SLINGSBY
Firstname: Walker (Walter?)
Service Number S/10423
Date Death: 13/10/1916
Place of birth: Kirkcudbrightshire
Other: 11th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:59 pm    Post subject: 2nd Lt. James Galloway Russell Reply with quote

A good fit, but nothing to link him to the area. So possibly...

CWGC
Name: RUSSELL, JAMES GALLOWAY
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: RUSSELL
Firstname: James Galloway
Date Death: 03/05/1917
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: 2nd Lt
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:05 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Muir Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: MUIR, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 23095
Additional information: Son of William and Lillias Stodart Muir. A Bank Agent, National Bank of South Africa, Krugersdorp, Transvaal.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MUIR
Firstname: John
Service Number: 23095
Date Death: 01/07/1916
Place of birth: Crawfordjohn Lanarkshire
Other: 16th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:42 pm    Post subject: Spr. James Tonner Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: TONNER, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 219th Field Coy.
Date of Death: 15/01/1916
Service No: 93473
Additional information: Son of William Tonner, of Lettershaw's Farm, Abington, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 38.
Cemetery: MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

SNWM
Surname: TONNER
Firstname: James
Service Number: 93473
Date Death: 15/01/1916
Place of birth: Crawfordjohn Lanarkshire
Other: 219th Field Coy.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank: Spr
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:45 pm    Post subject: Pte. James Donaldson Frame Melvin Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: MELVIN, JAMES DONALDSON FRAME
Initials: J D F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/07/1916
Service No: S/22021
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Jane Melvin, of Overtown Cottage, Crawfordjohn, Abington, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 119 to 124.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MELVIN
Firstname: James
Service Number: S/22021
Date Death: 20/07/1916
Place of birth: Crawfordjohn Lanarkshire
Other: 7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:53 pm    Post subject: Pte. John L. Thomson Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: THOMSON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 31/12/1916
Service No: 40532
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. F. 2.
Cemetery: WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY

SNWM
Surname: THOMSON
Firstname: John
Service Number: 40532
Date Death: 31/12/1916
Place of birth: Crawford Lanarkshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:57 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Lawrie Harkness Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: HARKNESS, THOMAS LAWRIE
Initials: T L
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 17/12/1916
Service No: 204814
Additional information: Son of Mary Harkness, of Fircliff Cottage, Machan, Larkhall, Scotland. Native of Crawford John, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. J. 27.
Cemetery: ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI

SNWM
Surname: HARKNESS
Firstname: Thomas L
SNWM roll: CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank: Pte
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CWGC
Name: LAURISTON
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 5th/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 31/05/1918
Service No: 301870
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. M. 3.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

SNWM
Surname: LAURISTON
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 301870
Date Death: 31/05/1918
Place of birth: Abington Lanarkshire
Other: 5/6th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
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