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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:10 am    Post subject: John Mc Callum Pte GH Reply with quote

John M McCallum Pte 310363 7th Gordon Highlanders e Campbelltown Killed in Action F&F 16/04/1917 Soldiers Effects: Mother: Margaret. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux Fr 1190 Sp. Mem. B. 5
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:14 am    Post subject: James McPherson McCulloch GH Reply with quote

James McPherson McCulloch Private 285013 1st/6th Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Campbelltown 09/05/1885 e Paisley 31 Died of Wounds Pas de Calais, France 10/04/1917 Son of Andrew and Mary McCulloch, of 26, Cochrane St., Irvine, Ayrshire. Native of Campbeltown, Argyll. Mother: Mary McPherson. Soldiers Effects: Barbara. Mrs Barbara Johnston. (nee Henderson). Anzin-St Aubin British Cemetery Fr 0266 Plot I Row B Grave 03
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:16 am    Post subject: Donald McDonald GH Reply with quote

Donald McDonald Pte S/21322 6/7th Gordon Highlanders b Witchburn,Argyllsh. e Stirling Age 19 Killed in Action F&F 13/10/1918 Son of Donald and Mary Ann McDonald, of Witchburn, Campbeltown, Argyll. Soldiers Effects. Avesnes-Le-Sec Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0271 Row A Grave 07
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:22 am    Post subject: Robert McNiven GH Reply with quote

Robert McNiven Pte S/22566 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders e Stirling Killed in Action F&F 09/04/1918 Soldiers Effects: Charles. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. MacNiven on CWGC Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 Campbelltown & Carluke - Old Churchyard
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:24 am    Post subject: William Morrison GH Reply with quote

William Morrison Private S/7175 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Campbelltown,Argyll e Glasgow Age 24 Killed in Action Somme, France 06/09/1916 Soldiers Effects: Father William Mother: Catherine. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:26 am    Post subject: William Bauld Paterson GH Reply with quote

William Bauld Paterson Pte S/6731 9th Gordon Highlanders b Campbelltown,Argyll e Edinburgh Age 22 Died of Wounds Germany 04/10/1915 Son of Elizabeth Bauld Paterson, of 13, Glebe St., Campbelltown, Argyllshire, and the late Archibald Paterson. Soldiers Effects: Father: Archibald Mother: Elizabeth. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery Fr 1142 Plot IV Row B Grave 11 Evening Times 29-10-15 Page 6 8 -12-15 Page 3: Photo
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:28 am    Post subject: Alex A Wilson GH Reply with quote

Alexander Aitken Wilson Pte 285139 6th Gordon Highlanders b Campbelltown 09/04/1880 e Campbelltown Age 35 Killed in Action F&F 16/05/1917 Son of the late Alexander Wilson, of Campbeltown, Argyllshire. Mo: Janet Reid. Soldiers Effects: Peter Reid. Service Returns: 116/AF 186. Roeux British Cemetery Fr 1194 Row D Grave 34 The Scotsman 25-06-15 P3: Campeltown
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:22 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Edward McKinlay - H.L.I. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 1st March, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
M'KINLAY.-
Previously reported missing, now officially reported killed in action at High Wood, 15th July, 1916, Private Edward M'Kinlay, aged 21, son of Mr and Mrs M'Kinlay, The Library, Campbeltown."

SNWM - WW1
Surname McKINLAY
Forename Edward
Rank Pte
Service number 3217
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 15 July 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Other detail 9th Bn. (T.).

SDGW - Enlisted Glasgow.

France, 22nd. August, 1915.

CWGC - McKINLAY, Edward
Rank: Private.
Service No:3217.
Date of Death: 15/07/1916
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:

Backpay to father, Donald, and his sister, Margaret. War Gratuity to his father.

1901 Census Argylls., Campbeltown, Shore Street, Library, recorded (transcription):- Edward McKinlay (6), son, Scholar, born Campbeltown; Donald McKinlay (46), Librarian, born Campbeltown; Margaret G. McKinlay (47), Wife, born Argylls., Southend; siblings, both born Campbeltown.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Archibald H MacMillan GH Reply with quote

anne park wrote:
Archibald H MacMillan A/Cpl 260011 5th Gordon Highlanders b Campbelltown,Argyll e Falkirk Killed in Action F&F 31/07/1917 Soldiers Effects: Brother: Thomas B. McMillan. 1901 Census: Thomas Boyd. Mother: Christina. Occ: Grocer: Mafeking Place, Campbeltown. Soldiers Will 4 pages. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres Addenda Panel 57


The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 17th. August, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
M'MILLAN.-
Killed in action, on 31st July, Lance Corporal Archibald H. M'Millan, A. and S. Highlanders, attached Gordons, aged 23 years, son of the late Mrs M'Millan, Campbeltown."

Service Award Roll and Medal index ticket both record previous service:- 7th. A.&S.Hdrs. 276694 A/Cpl; 5th Gordon Hdrs. 260011 A/Cpl.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:38 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Gavin Reid, New Zealanders. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 20th. October, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
REID.-
Killed in action, on 5th October, Private Gavin Reid, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, aged 32 years, eldest son of Hugh Reid, Auchencorvie, Campbeltown."

1891 Census Argyll, Campbeltown, Auchencorvie, recorded (transcription):- Gavin Reid (5), Scholar, son, born Campbeltown; Hugh A. Reid (33), Farmer, born Campbeltown; Elizabeth Reid (33), Wife, born Argyll, Southend; siblings, both born Campbeltown.

SNWM - WW1
Surname REID
Forename Gavin
Rank Pte
Service number 39893
Decoration
Place of birth Argyllshire
Date of death 5 October 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE

Some disagreement between the parties as to date of death.

CWGC - REID, Gavin
Rank: Private.
Service No: 39893.
Date of Death: 04/10/1917. Age:32. (Killed in action.)
Regiment/Service: Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. 3rd Bn.
Panel Reference: N.Z. Apse, Panel 6. (Panel list says 7a.)
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Hugh Andrew Reid and Elizabeth Reid, of Middleton, Milnathort, Kinross-shire, Scotland.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:28 pm    Post subject: Campbeltown Memorial - John Taylor Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: TAYLOR
First names: John McF
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit: 1st/5th Bn
Date of Death: 12/07/1915
Service no: 7159
Memorial reference: Panel 72 to 75
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 6 Aug 1915
"TROON MEN IN THE FIGHTING
MISSING AND WOUNDED

Pte John Taylor, 5th R.S.F., killed, whose wife resides at Burn Street, Bonhill, was 24 years of age and a native of Campbeltown. He was employed at Troon"

The 1901 Scottish census shows John living with his parents and siblings at Crossleggie, Southend Road, Campbeltown.

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows John enlisted in Troon.

The register of soldiers effects shows the War Gratuity was paid to John's widow Agnes. John and Agnes were married on 29 January 1915 at 14 Burn Street, Bonhill, Dumbarton. John was in the army and his usual address was Cambusbarron, Stirling

John is also on the Troon Memorial
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:37 am    Post subject: Hugh McKay Crooks RS Reply with quote

Rank:Corporal
Service No:13385
Date of Death:30/11/1915
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Royal Scots 12th Bn.
Grave Reference: Enclosure No.4 XIV. C. 33. Cemetery:BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERYAdditional Information:Son of Hugh Thomson Crooks and Isabella McKay Crooks, of 24, Glentorran Place, Daloruan, Campbeltown, Argyll.
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