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Carstairs Junction, South Lanarkshire

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:12 pm    Post subject: Carstairs Junction, South Lanarkshire Reply with quote

Not to be confused with Carstairs Village, this is a separate location, although they seem to share the design of their war memorials.

This memorial is located in the church grounds, and I had difficulty getting a good photograph.

DSCN9207 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9208 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9209 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 4:22 am    Post subject: Carstairs Junction War Memorial Inscription Reply with quote

Main Dedication Inscription on Front face

ERECTED
BY THE INHABITANTS OF
CARSTAIRS JUNCTION
IN MEMORY OF
THEIR GLORIOUS DEAD WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1919


Names of the fallen, on Front face, in two columns arranged alphabetically by surname. Rank, forename, surname and regiment given.

L.CPL. JOHN ALEXANDER 6TH CAMERON HIGHS.
PTE. WILLIAM BARRIE 10TH S.R.
GUNR. JAMES BROATCH R.F.A.
SIGR. JOHN W. BROWNLIE 8TH A. & S.H.
PTE. GEORGE CLARK 9TH R.S.
STOKR. DAVID FALCONER R.N.
PTE. JAMES GUTHRIE 1ST CAMERON HIGHS.
CPL. GRAHAM LAURIE 10TH A. & S.H.
PTE. JOHN McNIVEN SEAFORTH HIGHS.
PTE. WILLIAM STARK 16TH R.S.

HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE, WHO SINK TO REST
BY ALL THEIR COUNTRY’S WISHES BLEST!


Second Dedication Inscription on Side face

ALSO
IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO FELL IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945


Names of the fallen, on Side face, arranged alphabetically by surname. Rank, forename, surname and regiment given.

SGT. JAMES L. BENNETT R.A.F.
SIGR. ALEXR. C. BALLANTINE R. SIGS.
PTE. GEORGE BRODIE A. & S.H.
PTE. HUGH GALLACHER 1ST CAMERONIANS S.R.
L. CPL. WM. KERR 12TH CAMERONIANS S.R.
A.B.. JAMES KELLY R.N.
S.MAJ. JAMES LOVE A. & S.H.
LIEUT. WM. W. JACK H.G.


BUCHANNAN, CARLUKE is inscribed on the base ? the monumental mason.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 5:01 pm    Post subject: George Clark 9th RS Reply with quote

George Simpson Clark
BIRTH PLACE: Kemnay, Aberdeenshire
RESIDENCE: Kemnay
DEATH DATE: 3 Aug 1917
DEATH PLACE: France and Flanders
ENLISTMENT PLACE: Lanark
RANK: Private
REGIMENT: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
BATTALION: 9th Battalion
REGIMENTAL NUMBER: 351640
TYPE OF CASUALTY: Killed in action
Menin Gate Memorial Panel 11
Aberdeen Weekly Journal - Friday 31 August 1917 Page 3: Photo
Son of Ebenezer Clark, Thorpville, Kemnay.
Occ: Manager of Strathisla Co; Keith then afterwards went to Carstairs.
1901 Census: New Ardrossan, 123 Glasgow St;
Occ: Grocer Shop Keeper.
Hamilton Advertiser - Saturday 01 September 1917 Page 5
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