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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:47 pm    Post subject: Braehead Reply with quote

Not to be confused with the shopping centre of the same name, this is the village of Braehead.

Despite this being a tiny village consisting of one main street and at most three side streets, I had to visit this village twice to find the memorial.

IMG_0586 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0587 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 6:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:28 pm    Post subject: Braehead Reply with quote

Some additional information:-

http://www.forth.themutual.net/warmemorials.html#goto_top

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From The Scotsman 28 September 1920

    WAR MEMORIALS

    BRAEHEAD. Captain Walter E. Elliot, M.C., M.P., unveiled a memorial on Sunday erected to the memory of the soldiers from Braehead (Lanarkshire) and district who had fallen in the war. Mr T. H. Hamilton presided.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The following framed Roll of the Fallen, which includes the names for Braehead, is on display in the Forth Royal British Legion Scotland branch.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ABERDEEN, Archibald
Rank: Private
Service No: 241579
Date of Death: 22/12/1917
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 10th Bn.
Grave Reference: XIII. E. 11.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ABERDEEN, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: S/18088
Date of Death: 17/08/1916
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15 B.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BLAIR, JOHN
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 16/06/1918
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 8th Bn. attd. 10th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. D. 5.
Cemetery: LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Janet Prentice, 18, Parkhead Terrace, Ferguson St., Motherwell, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BURT, GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service No: S/9068
Date of Death: 11/03/1915
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 39 to 41.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Marion Burt, Croftlea Cottage, Braehead, Carnwath, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is possibly the correct details

BURTON, J
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 636471
Date of Death: 19/10/1917
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery 47th Bty. 41st Bde
Grave Reference: I. A. 10.
Cemetery: ST. JULIEN DRESSING STATION CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CAIRNDUFF, A
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: S/3199
Date of Death: 10/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference: Screen Wall. 3 Gen. B. 334.
Cemetery: GREENWICH CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CHAPMAN, John
Rank: Private
Service No: 52875
Date of Death: 10/11/1918
Regiment/Service: THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) 5th Bn.
Additional Information: Born Wilsontown, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DONALD, ALEXANDER
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: S/15434
Date of Death: 18/12/1917
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders"A" Coy. 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: Wall. 21.
Cemetery: CARNWATH NEW CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Mary Donald, Ballochmorrie Farm, Pinwherry, Ayrshire, and the late John Donald.
Born at Browshot, Carnwath, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DONALD, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 27819
Date of Death: 25/08/1916
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 106th Bn.
Grave Reference: VII. A. 3.
Cemetery: FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ
Additional Information:
Son of Alexander and Catherine Donald, Braehead Mains, Carnwath, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FORREST, JOHN
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service No: 14792
Date of Death: 22/10/1917
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 12th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. E. 52.
Cemetery: DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of John and Susan Forrest, Station House, Auchengray, Carnwath, Lanarkshire.
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