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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:09 pm    Post subject: Alexander Meighan RAF Reply with quote



On the south wall of Shettleston Old Parish Church there is a memorial plaque with the following inscription:

To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of
Alexander Meighan, Royal Air Force
Who died on Service, 6th Nov. 1918
And of their daughter, Winifred Annie Wallace
Who died 1st May 1918
Erected by their Parents
“In my Father’s House are many Mansions”

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Alexander and his sister Winifred are both listed on a Family Gravestone in Sandymount Cemetery.

Name: MEIGHAN, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Air Mechanic 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: Port Medow Mobilizing Station
Date of Death: 06/11/1918
Service No: 64641
Additional Information: Son of Daniel and Annie S. Meighan (nee Steven)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 614.
Cemetery: GLASGOW (SANDYMOUNT) CEMETERY

I would add a link to Alexander's stone in Sandymount Cemetery, but unfortunately my Photobucket account is inactive and I can't seem to get it re-activated.

Their parents were Daniel [died 21st April 1938] and Annie Meighan nee Steven [died 12th August 1923].

The Monumental Inscription on the stone reads:

"Died on service
In memory of our dear son ALEXANDER MEIGHAN, 1st A/M, Royal Air Force
Entered into everlasting life at Oxford 6th November 1918
In memory of our beloved second daughter WINIFRED
Who entered into the rest of God 1st May 1918 at Prestwick."

John Houston
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