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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 4:15 pm    Post subject: G & J Weir Reply with quote

G & J Weir, Newlands Road, Cathcart, Glasgow

A brief history of G & J Weir can be found on the following websites
http://www.theglasgowstory.com/image.php?inum=TGSA05122
http://www.clydeunion.com



The Memorial is situated on the right hand wall on entering the reception area.



The centre panel is inscribed as follows:

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS ESTABLISHMENT
WHO GAVE UP THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1918

“CROWNED WITH THE WREATH THAT NEVER PERISHETH
AND DIADEM OF HONOURABLE DEATH”






The left hand panel is inscribed with the following names:

Private John Adams KOSB
Private John Adam 7th Seaforth Highlanders
Gunner John Alexander RGA
Private Andrew Allan QORGY
Engineer William Arnott HMS Transport
Private David Arthur13th A&SH
Private Peter F. Bain Scottish Rifles
Private John Baird A&SH
Private John Barr HLI
L/Corpl. Dundas K. Bonnar 2nd Scots Guards
Private James Bryson Scottish Rifles
Private Kenneth Buchanan Scottish Rifles
Private Alex. Buist A&SH
L/Corpl. Henry Burnett 9th. HLI
ERA Alex Campbell TBD EDEN
ERA John Campbell RND
Private James Collegan 8th Black Watch
Private Joseph Cook 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Trooper John Crichton Scottish Horse
Private John Cunningham HLI
Corpl. James Devine A&SH
Private John Devlin Scottish Rifles
Private David Donald Royal Engineers
Private John Donnelly Royal Scots Fusiliers
Private Andrew Douglas 9th. HLI
Private James Douglas 9th. HLI
L/Corpl. Ramsay Duke 22nd Royal Fusiliers
Private Alex. Dunn 2ndScottish Rifles
Driver Stanley Edwards RFA
Private John Finnigan 2nd Royal Scots
Private Robt. Forrester 9th Black Watch
Private Thos. Fullerton Royal Scots Fusiliers
Private James Galt Scottish Rifles
Private John Graham Seaforth Highlanders
Private Alex. Gray 2nd Royal Scots
Private Jas. Henderson 16th Gordon Highlanders
Private Jas. Holloway 5th Gordon Highlanders
Private Andrew Holmes A&SH
Private Alfred Hutchison Scottish Rifles
L/Corpl. Wm. Hyndman 7th Scottish Rifles
Private John Johnstone 3rd Cameron Highdrs.
Private Adam Kelly 9th. HLI
Private John Kerr Scottish Rifles
Private John Kerr Scottish Rifles
Private David Kilpatrick A&SH



The right hand panel is inscribed with the following names:

Sergeant Matthew King RFA
Private Robert Kyle 6th Royal Scots Fuslrs.
2nd. Lieut. Geo. Lawrie RNVR
Sergeant Jas. Maguire Scottish Rifles
A.B. Jas. Malcolm RND
Private Richd. Martindale Gordon Highlanders
A.B. James Menzies NAVY
Sergeant Sidney Miller 17th Scottish Rifles
Sgt. Major R.B. Miller 7th Scottish Rifles
Sgt. Major John Mitchell 11th. A&SH
Gunner Donald Morrison RFA
Private John Mowatt 7th Scottish Rifles
ERA Thos. Murchie HMS Paragon
Private Jos. Murdoch 7th Scottish Rifles
A.B. Pat. McCarrol NAVY
ERA Robt. McDiarmid HMS Mine Sweeper
A.M. Hugh McDonald RAF
Sergeant Wm. McDonald A&SH
Sergeant Roderick McKenzie 6th A&SH
Corporal Adam McLaughlan Royal Scots
Private Archd. McLean HLI
Private Samuel McLean 7th Cameron Highdrs
Private Andrew McLeod Scottish Rifles
Private Robt. McNaught Cameron Highlanders
2nd Lieut. Archd. McNeil A&SH
Private Geo. Naismith A&SH
Private John O’Brien Cameron Highlanders
Private Chas. Owens 2nd Scots Guards
Private Fredk. Paton HLI
Private Jos. Porter 1st Seaforth Highlanders
Private Wm. Sanderson 9th HLI
Private H. Sinclair Machine Gun Corps
A.B. John Smith RND
A.B. Wm. Smith HMS Princess Irene
L/Corpl. Jas. Stobie 16th HLI
Private Robt. Storrar Scottish Rifles
Lieut. Andw. Strachan RFC
2nd Lieut. John Strang RFA
Sergeant Saml. Tennant 7th Scottish Rifles
L/Corpl. Jas. Traynor 4th Seaforth Highdrs.
Private Hugh Waterson 18th HLI
ERA T. Weatherston RNR
Lieut. Ritchie White RFC
A.B. Graham Wilson RNVR
Private Jas. Wright 7th Scottish Rifles
Bombardier Sutherland Wright RFA

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 5:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not suprisingly given the nature of their work there are quite a few Navy Engine Room Artificers on this long list of name.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this man from Pollockshaws war memorial is listed on this memorial. Thanks to Jim McGinlay on the Pollockshaws thread for this information:

Name: SMITH, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Baker
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Princess Irene."
Age: 31
Date of Death: 27/05/1915
Service No: 795246
Additional information: Son of William and Janet Baker Smith, of 14, Main St., Pollokshaws; husband of Janet Craig Heirs Smith, of 85, Harriet St., Pollokshaws, Glasgow. Native of Saltcoats, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 10.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SCOTSMAN – 31/5/1915 p.8

‘Pollokshaws baker Missing’

“William Smith, who was a baker on board the Princess Irene, resided at 85 Harriet Street, Pollokshaws. Up till a fortnight ago he was in the service of the Allan Line. He leaves a widow and young child.”
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:55 am    Post subject: James Henderson 1/6th GH Reply with quote

James Henderson Pte S/40941 6th Gordon Highlanders b Kirkintilloch,Dumb. e Glasgow Age 25 Died of Wounds F&F 18/04/1917 Son of Mrs. Henderson, of 13, Liberal Buildings, East Side, Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Etaples Military Cemetery Fr 0040 Plot XIX. B. 10. Kirkintilloch
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:02 am    Post subject: James Hollway 5th GH Reply with quote

James Hollway Pte S/13205 5th Gordon Highlanders b Calton,Lanarkshire e Glasgow Died of Wounds F&F 30/07/1918 Soldiers Effects: Mother: Mary. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen Fr 0146 Block Q Plot IV Row E Grave 14
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:05 am    Post subject: Richard Martindale Pte 6/7th GH Reply with quote

Richard Martindale Pte S/24034 6/7th Gordon Highlanders b Abbey,R'frewshire e Glasgow Age 20 Killed in Action F&F 13/10/1918 Son of John Fawcett Martindale and Mary Martindale, of 225, Newlands Rd., Cathcart, Glasgow. Born at Paisley. Mother Mary Strang Davidson. Soldiers Effects: Mother Mary. Avesnes-Le-Sec Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0271 Row C Grave 04 Hamilton Advertiser 16-11-18 Page 8.
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