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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RUSSELL, EDWARD
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7975
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 30/10/1916
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Note: SNWM states born Douglas.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Possibly

Name: RUSSELL, J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Service Number: 29492
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry, 16th Bn
Date of Death: 18/3/1915
Grave Reference: I O 13
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix.

Note: Attestation papers state he was born in 1894 at Biggar. Birth records show a James Small Russell as being born in Biggar in that year.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SLOAN, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: S/3851
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 8th Bn
Awards: MM
Date of Death: 1/2/1917
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Mary Gold Sloan and the late David Sloan, of Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: IV B 2
Cemetery: Avesnes-Le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 10623
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 15/10/1917
Grave Reference: X I 11
Cemetery: Dozinghem Military Cemetery.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SOMERVILLE, JAMES CROSS
Initials: JC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Service Number: WR/274394
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 33rd Light Railway Operating Coy
Date of Death: 25/4/1918
Age: 26
Additional Information: Stepson of A. Hutchison, of Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: XXVII H 16A
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STODDART, A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3734
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 6th Bn
Date of Death: 29/10/1916
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of John and Annie Stoddart, of Hyndford Cottage, Lanark. Born at Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: XVIII L 19
Cemetery: Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TELFER, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 302867
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 1st/7th Bn
Date of Death: 19/7/1917
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Helen Telfer, of Town Hall, Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: F 27
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

Note: SNWM states formerly 7117 Highland Light Infantry.

and his brother:

Name: TELFER, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 18595
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 9th Bn, "B" Coy
Date of Death: 26/4/1918
Age: 36
Additional Information: Son of the late Thomas and Helen Telfer, of Douglas; husband of Mary Francis Telfer, of Town Hall, Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: III D 16
Cemetery: Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery.

Note: SNWM states formerly 19876 Highland Light Infantry.

Both also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TONNER, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Service No: 93473
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 219th Field Coy.
Date of Death: 15/01/1916
Additional information: Son of William Tonner, of Lettershaw's Farm, Abington, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: D. 38.
Cemetery: Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

Also named on Crawfordjohn War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TURNBULL, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7442
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 6/7/1915
Panel Reference: Panel 174 to 178
Memorial: Helles Memorial.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TURNER, G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 52986
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 5th Bn
Date of Death: 25/10/1918
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of George and Mary Turner, of New Row, Rigside, by Douglas, Lanarkshire. Native of Rigside.
Grave Reference: LXV K 5
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: VEITCH, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 203292
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 1st Bn
Date of Death: 8/5/1918
Panel Reference: Panel 68 to 70
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial.

Also named on Crawfordjohn War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WADDELL, JOHN R
Initials: JR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service Number: 14291
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 3/5/1917
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Edward Waddell, of Schoolhouse, Douglas Water, Lanark.
Panel Reference: Bay 6
Memorial: Arras Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALLS, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 115094
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 54th Bn
Date of Death: 27/11/1917
Grave Reference: VIII A 17
Cemetery: Poelcapelle British Cemetery.

Note: SNWM states formerly 35559 Scottish Rifles.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: 12068
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 99th Coy
Date of Death: 28/7/1916
Age: 34
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Archibald Elliot, of Douglas; husband of Janet Gordon Watson, of The Yards, Townhead, Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: XXXI M 10
Cemetery: Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval.

Note: SNWM states formerly 7292 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATT, T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 6934
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 8th Bn, attd Royal Scots, 1st/7th Bn
Date of Death: 19/12/1915
Grave Reference: I D 10
Cemetery: Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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