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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:39 am    Post subject: Alexander Prentice Reply with quote

PRENTICE, A
Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:S/42404
Date of Death:25/10/1918
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
"A" Coy. 1st Bn.
Grave ReferenceLXVII. L. 22.
CemeteryETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
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Son of Thomas and Margaret Reid Prentice, of Cambuslang, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:44 am    Post subject: Robert Mitchell Reply with quote

MITCHELL, R
Rank:Corporal
Service No:2
Date of Death:25/06/1915
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
2nd Bn.
Grave Reference2216.
CemeteryCAMBUSLANG (WESTBURN) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. E. Mitchell, of 5, Clydeview Place, Cambuslang.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:46 am    Post subject: Arthur McGill Reply with quote

McGILL, ARTHUR
Rank:Private
Service No:S/4181
Date of Death:25/09/1915
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
10th Bn.
Panel ReferencePanel 115 to 119.
MemorialLOOS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Michael and Euphemia McGill, of 7, Silverbank St., Cambuslang, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:47 am    Post subject: John Russell Reply with quote

RUSSELL, JOHN
Rank:Corporal
Service No:S/9182
Date of Death:19/08/1916
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
8th/10th Bn.
Grave ReferenceII. E. 63.
CemeteryPUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of John and Helen Russell, of Cambuslang, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:48 am    Post subject: Isaac Sweeney Reply with quote

SWEENEY, ISAAC
Rank:Private
Service No:S/15383
Date of Death:07/10/1917
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
2nd Bn.
Grave ReferenceI. F. 27.
CemeteryGODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Robert and Helen B. Sweeney, of 10, Mansion St., Cambuslang, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:49 am    Post subject: Thomas P Low Reply with quote

LOW, T P
Rank:Private
Service No:S/15459
Date of Death:16/06/1917
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
2nd Bn.
Grave ReferenceVII. A. 10.
CemeteryH.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN
Additional Information:
Son of James and Elizabeth Low, of 219, Main St., Cambuslang, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:50 am    Post subject: Hugh McFaulds Reply with quote

McFAULDS, H
Rank:Private
Service No:S/12439
Date of Death:24/07/1916
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
1st/7th Bn.
Grave ReferenceV. E. 8.
CemeteryFLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:54 am    Post subject: James Devine 9th Bn Service Bn (Pioneer) Reply with quote

DEVINE, J
Rank:Private
Service No:S/2981
Date of Death:30/12/1916
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
9th Bn.
Grave ReferenceVI. F. 33.
CemeteryADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: Felix O'neil
Birth Place: Dalziel, Lanarkshire
Death Date: 13 Oct 1916
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Hamilton
Rank: Private
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Battalion: 8/10th Battalion
Number: S/12750
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

O'NEILL, FELIX
Rank:Private
Service No:S/12750
Date of Death:13/10/1916
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
8th/10th Bn.
Grave ReferenceIV. Q. 47.
CemeteryPOZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE
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Son of Felix and Sarah O'Neill, of Motherwell; husband of Annie O'Neill (nee Burns), of 119, Main St., Gorbals, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:18 pm    Post subject: Walter Law is this the man? Reply with quote

Name: Walter Law
Birth Place: South Knapdale, Argyllshire
Death Date: 1 Apr 1915
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Cambuslang
Rank: Private
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Number: S/3281
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

LAW, WALTER
Rank:Private
Service No:S/3281
Date of Death:01/04/1915
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
1st Bn.
Panel ReferencePanel 38.
MemorialYPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Law, of Dewar's Land, Chalmers St., Ardrishaig, Argyll.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 19, 2014 3:14 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Lappin Reply with quote

WW1
ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS
Pte.Thomas Lappin, 45 Dunlop Street, Newton

(Glasgow Herald 19th June 1915)
"Private Thomas Lappin, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, was killed in a bayonet charge on June 9. Private Lappin, who was 43 years of age, had considerable Army experience, having been 18 years in the 3rd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers Militia. When the present war broke out he rejoined the Army in August, and was at the front in April. Private Lappin was employed as a miner in Newton No.1 Colliery, Cambuslang. He leaves a widow and nine of a family."

CWGC
LAPPIN, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Service No: 11862
Date of Death: 09/06/1915
Age: 43
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Fusiliers 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of the late William and Amelia Lappin; husband of Mary Lappin, of 54, Montgomery Place, Newton, Hallside, Glasgow. Native of Co. Armagh. Served in the South African Campaign.

SNWM
Surname: LAPPIN
Forename: Thomas
Rank: Pte
Service number: 11862
Place of birth: Portadown Co Armagh
Date of death: 9 June 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM IRISH REGIMENTS
Other detail: 1st Bn.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:50 am    Post subject: Re: William Hay could this be the man? Reply with quote

It sure is Anne.

(Glasgow Herald 28th June 1915)
"Private William Hay, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders, was wounded in the legs and shoulder on June 16, and died in a comrade's arms a few hours later. He resided at 4 Bothwell Street, Cambuslang, was a miner in Messrs Dunlop's Clyde Colliery, and leaves a widow and four children."

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Name: William Hay
Birth Place: Ayr, Ayrshire
Death Date: 17 Jun 1915
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Glasgow
Rank: Private
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Number: S/8350
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

HAY, WILLIAM
Rank:Private
Service No:S/8350
Date of Death:17/06/1915
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel ReferencePanel 38.
MemorialYPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Roll of Honour: Bothwell St;
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:56 am    Post subject: Pte. John Irvine Reply with quote

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SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Pte. John Irvine, 18 Vicarland Road

(Glasgow Herald 28th June 1915)
"Mrs John Irvine, 18 Vicarland Road, Kirkhill, Cambuslang, has been officially informed that her son, Private John Irvine, 1st Seaforth Highlanders, was wounded in a bayonet charge on May 9, and died two days later in the field ambulance. He was 18 years of age, joined the Army in September, and was at the front in February. He was employed on Dechmont Colliery, Cambuslang."

CWGC
IRVINE, J
Rank: Private
Service No: S/2699
Date of Death: 11/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: III. C. 44.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: IRVINE
Forename: John
Rank: Pte
Service number: S/2699
Place of birth: Kilbirnie Ayrshire
Date of death: 11 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
Cause of death: Died of wounds.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 1st Bn.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:31 am    Post subject: Spr. Patrick Newcombe Reply with quote

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ROYAL ENGINEERS
Sapper Patrick Newcombe, Silverbanks

Also listed on Rutherglen memorial.

(GlasgowHerald 28th June 1915)
"Mr James Newcombe, 92 Bothwell Street, Camuslang, has been officially informed that his son, Private Patrick Newcombe, 2nd Lowland Division Royal Engineers (T.), was killed on June 4. Private Newcombe was 26 years of age, and joined the Territorials a few months before war was declared. He was sent to the front in March, and was previously employed as a miner in Kenmuirhill Colliery."

(Glasgow herald 29th June 1915)
"Information has been received of the death of Sapper Patrick Newcombe, of the 2nd Field Company Lowland Divisional Engineers. He was 26 years of age, and resided in Rutherglen."

CWGC
NEWCOMBE, PATRICK
Rank: Sapper
Service No: 2534
Date of Death: 04/06/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers 2nd (Lowland) Field Coy.
Panel Reference: Panel 23 to 25 or 325 to 328.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: NEWCOMBE
Forename: Patrick
Rank: Spr
Service number: 2534
Place of birth: Newmains Lanarkshire
Date of death: 4 June 1915
Theatre of death: Gallipoli
Cause of death: Killed in action
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Other detail: 2nd Low. Field Coy.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 03, 2015 3:43 pm    Post subject: Cambuslang Memorial - Hamilton Gemmell Reply with quote

ROYAL SCOTS

CWGC Information

Name: GEMMELL
First name: Hamilton
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots
Unit: 11th Bn
Age: 19
Date of Death: 14/07/1916
Service no: 23397
Additional information: Son of Ellen Gemmel, of 5, Glasgow Rd., Cambuslang and the late Hamilton Gemmell
Memorial reference: Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

[b]Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 4 August 1916

"PRIVATE HAMILTON GEMMELL, Royal Scots
(Killed)
Mr Hamilton Gemmell, of 5 Glasgow Road, Cambuslang, formerly of Stevenston, has received word that his son, Pte. Hamilton Gemmell, Royal Scots, was killed on 14th July. His party was held up by undestroyed barbed wire in front of the enemy trenches, but they captured the position, and it was while digging themselves in that Pte. Gemmell was shot by a sniper
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PRIVATE GAVIN GEMMELL
(Wounded)
Mr Hamilton Gemmell, 5 Glasgow Road, Cambuslang, has also received word that another son, Pte. Gavin Gemmell, A. and S. H., was wounded on 14th July at the same place as his brother was killed. He is now in hospital at Aberdeen. It was from him that Mr Gemmell received word of the death of his other son"
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