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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Philip Lynch
Birth Place: Neilston Parish, Barrhead Renfrewshire
Death Date: 25 Sep 1915
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Glasgow, Lanarks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Regimental Number: 9174
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre.
I loving memory of our dear Brother, Private Philip Lynch Killed in France on 25th September 1915- RIP :- " Sweet is the spot where dear Philip lies, Dear is the memory that never shall die, Gone and forgotten by some you may be, But dear to our hearts for ever shall be, Somewhere in France our dear brother fell, Amidst the roar of shot and shell, another name on honour's roll, His duty's done , God rest his soul. By His mother and sisters.
Husband of Susanna Higgins Lynch
Philip is commemorated at Grave Reference: C. 5. Cambrin Church yard Extension Cemetery Cambrin, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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James Milligan (Mulligan)
Birth Place: Barr Head, Renfrew
Residence: Barr Head
Death Date: 21 Mar 1918
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Stirling
Rank: Private
Regiment: Connaught Rangers
Battalion: 6th Battalion
Regimental Number: 6729
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre:
James Milligan
Ireland, Casualties of World War I, 1914-1922
Name: James Milligan
Regiment: Connaught Rangers
Regimental Number: 6729
Death Date: 21 Mar 1918
Death Place: France
Birth Place: Main Street, Barr Head, Renfrewshire
Comemorated at St. John the Evangelist Aurs rd Barrhead and Cowan park as "MULLIGAN "
James is commemorated at Pozieres Memorial Plot: Panel 77. Pozieres, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
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Daniel McAllister
Birth Place: Motherwell, Lanark
Residence: Barrhead, Renfrew
Death Date: 25 Sep 1915
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Paisley, Renfrew
Rank: L Corporal
Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borders
Battalion: 6th Battalion
Regimental Number: 16823
Type of Casualty: Killed in action Battle of Loos age 30years
Evening Times reports Daniel from Barrhead Missing 5th Nov issue- page 6- Also the 20th Dec 1915- page 6 now reported Killed, was reported missing since sept 25th : In loving memory of Lance Corpl, Daniel McAllister K.O.S.B who was killed on 25th Sept 1915 age 30 years ---
Barrhead news
"My heart is so lonely, My Home is so sad, My Children are calling, for their Soldier dad: But only a few short years, And then, Oh Sacred Heart, Grant that our souls shall meet. And never be apart"
By His Wife and Children 11 Robertson street Barrhead::
Lance corporal Daniel McAllister "Word has been received that lance Corp D McAllister K.O.S. B was killed on 25th Sept. He resided at 11 Robertson and leaves a widow and four Children,he was employed formerly By Mr James Paterson Contractor.
Widow Christina and four children left £ 5, 4s, 8d in Daniel's soldiers effects account.
Loos Memorial Panel 53 to 56. Loos-en-Gohelle, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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Thomas McBride
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 07/06/1915 Winnipeg, Canada
Date of Death: 18/11/1916
Age: 27
Service No: 460353
Regiment/Service: 44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Death Place: Attack on Desire point Trench south of Pys Courcelette during the last big battle of the Somme.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Ancre
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Nitshill, Renfrewshire (23/08/1889)
Parents: James McBride (Bricklayer) and Mary McBride (nee Welsh)
Place of Residence: Unitas Buildings, Nitshill, Glasgow
Siblings: Jane born (1878), Katie (1884), Alexander (1888), Robert (1895), and Annie Mary born (1900)
Thomas was 5' ft 5 1/2", with Blue Eyes and Brown hair.
Pre war Occupation: Bricklayer -Religion: Roman Catholic -
The Canadian service records list Thomas as Protestant, This is either an administrative error, or he listed this for other reasons known only to him at the time. He is commemorated on St Johns RC Church Barrhead and on the war memorial in his home village of Nitshill
Cemetery: Adanac Military Cemetery
Cemetery Location: 6 1/4 Miles North East of Albert, France
Burial Place: grave 36 plot 3 row C Adanac Military Cemetery Albert, France
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James McCabe
Birth Place: Barrhead near Paisley, Scotland
Enlistment: 17/12/15 Blackboy Hill, Western Australia age 39
Rank:Private
Regiment Austrialian infantry 51st Batt AIF D Coy
Service number: 4362
Resided Minnivale West Australia ,
Trade: James, was a moulder to trade;
Date of Death:15/08/1916 age 40
James had previously served 6 years with the H.L.I -
Disembarked on HMT Borda for Suez 9/2/1916-
Posted missing in action 19/8/1916
Barrhead news May 1917 reported "Pte James McCabe Australian Forces" ; Word has been received by His Niece Miss O'Neil 46 Glasgow road Barrhead(Next of Kin) That James McCabe was killed in action, James left for Australia 5 years of ago, He was a farm labourer, he was formally employed at Japson by Mr Bowie and Mr Wilson - He joined up at the outbreak of war, And he also went through South African war, During The present conflict he joined up in Australia
James is commorated at Villers Bretonnex Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Departement de la Somme Picardie,France. James is Listed on St Johns R.C WW1 memorial Barrhead.
James is not listed on the Cowan Park memorial Barrhead.
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Hugh McCallion
Birth Place: Barrhead, Renfrewshire
Death Date: 28 Aug 1915
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Barrhead
Rank: Private
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Battalion: 11th Battalion
Regimental Number: 12700
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

McCallion - in loving memory of my son Pte Hugh McCallion 11 th Royal Scots killed in Action 28th Aug 1915 Interred in Cambria Church Cemetery - Rip - "When I Think of all the changes, That passing years have brought, I am glad the world that holds him now, is the world at changeth Not."
Insert by his Mother Mrs Daly Kelburn street Barrhead news 1923
Hugh is commemorated at Cambrin Churchyard Extension Plot: H. 12. Cambrin, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France and on St Johns R.C. Church Barrhead
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Edward McGlyn McLuskie
Birth Place:
Residence: Barrhead 11 Stormylands Street barrhead
Trade Brassfinisher
Death Date: 18th March 1916
Death Place: Victoria Infirmary Glasgow
Enlistment ?
Rank: Private
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland highlanders
Battalion 2nd 3rd
Regimental Number: ?
Type of Casualty: Died -Stomach ulcer age 23
Theatre of War: home
24th March 1916 Barrhead news acknowledgement section :- "Mr and Mrs Hugh McCluskie and Family thank many friends and the Quitting club for flowers and wreaths and kind sympathy shown at their sad Bereavement " 11 stromylands Street: Father is Hugh McLuskie a print Field Labourer Mother Catherine(nee Craig), sister Mary.
In loving memory of our dear son and Brother Private Edward McLuskie who died 18th March 1916 , on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy"
This lad is the only Edward McLuskie I can trace with a direct link to Barrhead, He is not listed on the Commonwealth war graves commission as a solider who died during ww1(I am currently trying to rectify that) There is listed on Cowan Park memorial a Edward McG McCluskie and On St Johns a Ed McCluskey.
I do not know where Edward was laid to rest or commemorated
Can anyone help with this lads records?
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Michael McDonough
Birth Place: Barrhead
Born Dovecotthall Aug 4th 1891 Barrhead
Residence: Barrhead
Death Date: 24 Mar 1917
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Paisley
Rank: Private
Regiment: Cameronian (Scottish Rifles)
Battalion: 10th Battalion
Regimental Number: 24956
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre.
Pte Micheal Mc Donagh of the Scottish rifles whose mother (Bridget)resides at 2 walton street Barrhead was killed in action on 24th March. He was under second Liuet Marshall Stewart and was killed at the same time as that officer. Pte Mcdonagh was 24 years of age and employed by Messers Saunders and Connor.Mrs McDonagh has two other Sons in the Army;
The family where living at 31 Main street 1901.
Household Members:
Name Age
Mother Bridget Mcdonough 41 Laundress
Maggie Mcdonough age 15 Laundress
Mary Mcdonough 13 School
John Mcdonough 11
Michael Mcdonough 9
Thomas Mcdonough 6
Jane Mcdonough 4
Anna Mcdonough 2
Michael is commemorated at Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery
Arras Departement du Pas-de-Calais Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Plot: III. K. 7. Michael is Listed at Cowan Park and St Johns Church memorial.
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Patrick McGlinchey
Service number 4175
Born: Lifford, Ireland
Rank: Private
Son of John and Ellen McGlinchey
Husband of Mary McGlinchey, Albert Street, Maryborough, Queensland(Father to Two Children)
Enlisted: 29-9-1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Occupation prior to Enlistment: Labourer
Embarked: 28-3-1916, Queensland per "Commonwealth"
Battalion: 26th Battalion Australian Infantry
Killed In Action .2-3-1917,Somme France aged 33 years.
5 foot 5 1/2 Inches tall- 11 stones in weight, Blue eyes dark hair.
Son of John Mcglinchey Age: 50 born Ireland: abt 1851
Mothers name : Ellen Mcglinchey
Registration district: Barrhead and Levern
Civil Parish: Barrhead and Levern
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 3 Stewart St
Occupation: Quarry Worker
Household Members:
Name Age
John Mcglinchey 50
Ellen Mcglinchey 54
Jane Mcglinchey 20
Ellen Mcglinchey 15
Patrick is Honoured at Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Commemorative Area at Australian War Memorial - Panel 108 Villers-Bretonneux Departement de la Somme Picardie, France.
Partrick is commemorated at St Johns R.C Church Barrhead.
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Thomas McGoran
Birth Place: Ballanahinch, Co. Down Ireland born 1895
Residence: Nitshill, Lanark
Death Date: 31 Jul 1917
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Barhead, Lanark
Rank: Private
Regiment: Army Cyclist Corps
Regimental Number: 6379
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Comments: Formerly 2552, Sea. High.
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Registration district Barrhead and Levern
Civil parish Barrhead and Levern
County Renfrewshire
Address Copperas Row
Household Members
Name Age
Joseph McGoran 44 Limestone Quarryman born ireland
Sarah McGoran 38 Wife born Ireland
James McGoran 16 Limeworks Labourer born England
John McGoran 14 Limeworks Labourer born England
Joseph McGoran 12 Scholar born England 1889
Lizzie McGoran 8 Scholar born England
Thomas McGoran 6 Scholar Born Ireland
Hugh McGoran 4 Scholar Born Ireland
Henry McGoran 2 Scholar Born Ireland 1899
Mary McGoran 2mths Nitshill, Renfrewshire 1901
John Rice 21 Boarder Farm labourer Born Ire 1880

Thomas has no known grave and is commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial panel 56 Ypres (Ieper), Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium, And on St Johns Barrhead memorial.
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John Mckenna is listed on Cowan Park and St Johns R.C. Church in Barrhead, I can not find any military records for this Soldier, There is a John McKenna listed below born barrhead
Age: 14
Estimated birth year: abt 1887
Relationship: Son
Father's name: John Mckenna
Mother's name: Mary Mckenna
Gender: Male
Where born: Barrhead, Renfrewshire
Registration Number: 572/2
Registration district: Barrhead and Levern
Civil Parish: Barrhead and Levern
County: Renfrewshire
Address: 6 Darnley Rd
Occupation: Printfield Worker
Can anyone help with this lads records?
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Henry McQuade
Death Date: 28 Jun 1918
Burial Country: France
Regiment: Roval Air Force
Regimental Number: 81857
40th Squadron, Royal Air Force.
Brother of Miss Susan McQuade, of 46 Glasgow Rd., Barrhead,

Henry is commemorated at Saint Pol British Cemetery, St. Pol-sur-Ternoise Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Plot: I. B. 13. And St John's R.C Church Barrhead Renfrewshire
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William Hone (Ownes)
Birth Place: Levern, Renfrewshire
Death Date: 30 Jul 1916
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Barrhead, Renfrewshire
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Regimental Number: 20950
Type of Casualty: Died
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre;
Private Wm Hone Mrs Taylor 140 Main street Barrhead has received intimation that her son-in -law Pte William Hone Royal Scots, who was formerly reported missing on 30th July last is now presumed to have been killed on that date, Pte Hone was 25 years he had been married but his wife pre deceased him and he leaves one child He was formerly employed with Messers Perry and Hope Nitshill Renfrewshire.
William is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial Plot: Pier and Face 3 C. Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France, And commemorated on the Nitshill war memorial.
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Daniel O'Conner
Death Date: 20 Jun 1915
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Barrhead, Renfrewshire age 29 and 8 months
5 foot 6 1/2 inches tall 28th Dec 1914.
Previously in the 2nd HLI (Bought out)
Rank: Private
Regiment: Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)
Battalion: 1st 6th Battalion
Regimental Number: 4676
Type of Casualty: Cause of death: Died of Wounds, No 3 Highland Field Ambulance,France and Flanders in the area of Locon of wounds inflicted 19th June in the field, age 30.
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Husband of Mrs Catherine Divers O'Connor. : Pte O'Connor who resided at 15 Gladstone ave is reported as having been killed 20th June, he enlisted in the 2/6th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in December and was afterwards drafted to the 1st 6th at Bedford, proceeding with that battalion to France the beginning of May. He was for Many years employed in the Tubal Foundry In a letter to Mrs O'Connor Lieutenant Shanks says "Private O'Connor,Was one of a stretcher party helping a wounded comrade back to the dressing station when He was struck by shrapnel, everything possible was done for him but his wounds were fatal, He was a good soldier. And died nobly doing his duty, My Deepest sympathy,That of the officers and men of our own company, go out to you in your loss," Pte O'Connor leaves a widow and three children He was a son of Mr and Mrs James O'Connor 19 Paisley road Barrhead Renfrewshire Scotland.
In 1920 the Army authorities wrote to the Renfrewshire constabulary seeking the whereabouts of the late Soliders wife, Sadly Catherine must have had a breakdown and was reported a inmate at Dykebar, and the Children Mary age 11, Annie age 10 and Francis age 7 where listed as living with their grandfather James at 19 Paisley rd.
In Memory of Pte Daniel O'Connor who was killed while assisting a wounded comrade off the Battlefield on 20th June 1915 -On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy-RIP. "Just a simple tale of valour of a gallant British lad, One that makes our eyes grow dimmer, One that thrills our hearts- though sad. Our loved one sleeps across the sea, A victim of vile Germany: We know his last great fight is fought. He gave his life, most dearly bought. Years may pass dear Dan, But your face will never fade, For we love you as dearly, Though in the tomb your laid. " by Father & Mother Mr and Mrs James O'Connor 19 Paisley rd Barrhead
Daniel is commemorated at the Vieille Chapelle New Military Cemetery La Couture Nord-Pas-de-Calais France. and on the St Johns R.C. Church ww1 war memorial.
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Edward Henry O'Hara
Birth Place: Glasgow
Residence: Barrhead, Renfrewshire
Death Date: 28 Jul 1915
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Rank: Private
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Battalion: 10th (Service) Battalion
Regimental Number: 12501
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Barrhead news Friday July 14th 1916 In memoriam Pte Edward O'Hara 10th Highland Light Infantry 13th July 1915 his wife was Elizabeth McDermott. Son of Mr and Mrs Edward O'Hara of Glasgow Husband of Elizabeth of 573 Graham Street Barrhead:
Pte Edward O'Hara missing since 15th July 1915. Official intimation has been received by Mrs O’ Hara that her Husband's body was found in La Bassee Canal on July 27th, No particulars are available as to what fortune of war was the cause of his death, Pte O’Hara was in the 10th Battalion of The Highland Light Infantry, He enlisted immediately war was declared last August and left Barrhead for training 14th of that month, He has been in France since the beginning of May, He leaves a widow and two young children. In addition to the official notice Mrs O'Hara has received a sympathetic letter form Corporal J. Willis of the 3rd Coldstream Guards, Who was one of the party which discovered and buried the Body of her Husband In the course of the letter the writer says:- " It is with regret I write to inform you of your Husbands death, He was found drowned in the La Bassee Canal near Bethune ,on the 27th of July and had evidently been in the water some days. We buried him near by and a cross marks the spot where he lies. His papers etc. were handed to the Authorities, so you will probably hear from them in due course.I have enclosed a small cross found on the body as I thought you might like it as a memento of your Husband.with the deepest sympathy form my comrades and My self" The little cross referred to was a gift from a friend which Private O'Hara took with him to France.
The online find a grave site has the following tribute:-
In loving memory of my grans father with fierce red hair and loving blue eye's she was only 5 when he passed . Son of Edward O'Hara and Catherine Welsh Now Arthur. Wife Elizabeth McDermott daughters Elizabeth and Catherine.
By Lisa McCann
Edward is commemorated at Beuvry Communal Cemetery Extension Burial Plot: III. C. 19. Beuvry, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. As a parishioner of St John's Roman Catholic Church Barrhead, he is also commemorated on the St Johns WW1 memorial.
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