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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://veterans.mod.uk/roll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=X4464

BRUCE, Duncan Campbell
Tpr.2992783
15/19 HUSSARS
Date of Birth 08 June 1933 Age 21
Date of Death 31 May 1955
Cemetery Name Kamunting Christian Cemetery, Taiping Perak, Malaya

Included on Armed Forces Memorial Yes Included on Roll of Honour Yes
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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Ken, that's one more found.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks to Ken Morrison (I knew he'd find some), here are some of those I was unable to find.

Name: BROWN, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 303056
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 1st/7th Bn
Date of Death: 12/11/1917
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. I. M. Brown.
Grave Reference: XXVI B 14
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery.

SNWM states formerly 8603 Highland Light Infantry.

Hamilton Advertiser (8/12/1917 p.1): BROWN.—Killed in action, the 12th Nov.. Private Peter Brown, Royal Scots (after two and four months' service in the Dardanelles. Egypt, and Palestine), in his 20th year, beloved son of Peter and Isabella Brown, late manager of Glespin Colliery, Douglas. Lanarkshire. Present address - 8 Castle Street, Hamilton.

Name: GRANT, A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 30608
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 5th Bn
Date of Death: 29/12/1917
Grave Reference: IV C 21
Cemetery: Tincourt British Cemetery

Hamilton Advertiser (12/1/1918 p.1): GRANT.—Died of wounds, on 29th December, 1917 at 5th Casualty Clearing Station, France. Private Alexander Grant. Cameron Highlanders, aged 21. dearly beloved and only son of Mr and Mrs William Grant, Tofts Cottage, Douglas.

Michael Henry may be Michael Hendry

Name: HENDRY, MICHAEL
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2608
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 7th Bn
Date of Death: 12/7/1915
Panel Reference: Panel 174 to 178
Memorial: Helles Memorial

Name: KENNON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7969
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 12/6/1915
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of William Kennon, of Lanark.
Grave Reference: St Kentigern's Sec, East Side
Cemetery: Lanark Cemetery.

Note: the family death notice ascribes Pte Kennon to the royal Scots:

Hamilton Advertiser (17/6/1915 p.1) lnserted by Robert and Jenny Hamilton. "KENNON—In loving memory of Pte. Robert Kennon, 8th Royal Scots, who died Cambridge Hospital on 12th June, from wounds received at Festubert on 16th May 1915."

Hamilton Advertiser (19/6/1915 p.1): KENNON.—At Eastern Hospital, Cambridge, 12th June, from wounds received at Festeburg, on 17th May. Private Robert Kennon, aged 24 yearn, youngest son of the late William Kennon, blacksmith, Lanark. —His Brother and Sisters thank all mends for their kind sympathy and tokens of esteem.

Name: KERR, A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 14961
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 12th Bn
Awards: MM and Bar
Date of Death: 22/10/1917
Grave Reference: I E 43
Cemetery: Duhallow ADS Cemetery.

Hamilton Advertiser (26/10/1918 p.1): KERR.—In loving
memory of dear brother. CpL Allison Kerr, Royal Scots, died wounds in
Prance, 22nd October, 1917 (late Douglas Water) —lnserted by his
sister, Mrs Mancie, Coalburn.


Name: OGILVY, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 32329
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 6th/7th Bn
Date of Death: 31/7/1917
Panel Reference: Panel 19 and 33
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Hamilton Advertiser (25/8/1917): Killed in Action on 4th August Pte. David Ogilvy, Royal Scots Fusiliers in is 22nd year, beloved nephew of Mr and Mrs Robert Shankly, Blue Tower, Douglas, NB.

David Ogilvy is also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And a few more provided by Ken:

Name: WATSON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 6933
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 28/6/1915
Panel Reference: Panel 174 to 178
Memorial: Helles Memorial.

Hamilton Advertiser ( 22/4/1916): WATSON.—Killed in action at the Dardanelles, 28th June, 1915, Pte. George Watson. l/7th Royal Scots, aged 21 years, youngest son of the late John Watson, and
of Mrs Watson, Doctor’s Close, Douglas; deeply regretted.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.

Name: WHITE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/15574
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 5th Bn
Date of Death: 5/6/1917
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Catherine White, of Commercial Hotel, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Bay 9
Memorial: Arras Memorial.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.

Name: RUSSELL, JOHN LEE
Initials: JL
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7626
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 8th Bn attd 1st/7th Bn. Royal Scots
Date of Death: 28/6/1915
Additional Information: Son of the late Thomas Russell, of Inches, Douglas, Lanarkshire; husband of Mary Renwick Russell, of Post Office Buildings, Braidwood, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 174 to 178
Memorial: Helles Memorial.

Note: it is possible that Pte Russell had survived the Gretna Rail crash. The 1st/7th Bn of the Royal Scots had been reinforced to War establishment for deployment overseas by a Company from the 8th Bn Highland Light Infantry, drawn mostly from the Lanark area, two of whom were killed. (Source: Royal Scots website).
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