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Merrylea Parish Church, WW1, Glasgow

 
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:40 pm    Post subject: Merrylea Parish Church, WW1, Glasgow Reply with quote

Merrylea Parish Church,
80 Merrylee Road,
Glasgow,
G43 2QZ.

OS Grid Ref: NS 575602



www.merryleaparishchurch.org.uk/index.asp

First World War:
The First World War bronze plaque was unveiled on 19th March 1922.
The plaque is set on the wall below the stained glass windows which were commissioned to commemorate the war dead and the first minister of the church, the Rev. Hugh Sutherland.




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Alastair W.G. Black
William Black
David Donald
James Fairley
William Finlay
Robert Gorman
Charles Grassick
Robert Kerr
James P. Mitchell
James O'Neill
John C. Parker
James M. Russell
James P. Rowland
C. Gordon Scott
J. Sutherland Terrass
Robert Wilson
Alexander C. Whyte
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WWI CWGC DATA:

William Black

Possibly this man, although, if so, it's strange that his title of Rev. wasn't included

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=4024513
Name: BLACK, The Rev. WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chaplain 4th Class
Regiment/Service: Army Chaplains' Department
Age: 27
Date of Death: 10/07/1918
Additional information: Son of Mrs. and the late Mr. Samuel Black, of Aldouran, Newlands, Glasgow. Assistant Minister at Govan and Kilmalcolm Parish Churches.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 36.
Cemetery: TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE

Included on the family gravestone in Cathcart Cemetery: http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/scottishwargraves-ftopic263-0-asc-30.html


David Donald

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=301355
Name: DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 31429
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Donald; husband of Annie Donald, of 243, Clarkston Rd., Cathcart, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 13.
Cemetery: TIGRIS LANE CEMETERY, WANCOURT


Robert Gorman (likely)

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=63020
Name: GORMAN
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 29/06/1916
Service No: 6025
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. F. 8.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY

http://www.snwm.org/cgi-bin/db_w1.pl?function=view&id=61267
Surname GORMAN
Firstname Robert
Service Number 6025
Date Death 29/06/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Londonderry Ulster Ireland
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank L/Cpl
Theatre of death F.& F.

This is the only Scottish R. Gorman listed. Enlisted in Glasgow

Scotsman July 19, 1916 p10
Died of Wounds
Cameron Highlanders
Gorman, 6025, L.-Cpl. R. (Glasgow.)


Charles Grassick

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=665991
Name: GRASSICK
Initials: C A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (464466) 512th Home Service Employment Coy.
Date of Death: 26/01/1920
Service No: 15853
Additional information: Alternative Commemoration - buried in Glasgow (Sighthill) Cemetery.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Spec. Memorial.
Cemetery: GLASGOW (EASTWOOD) CEMETERY

CWGC Headstone: http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/scottishwargraves-ftopic131-0-asc-30.html


James P. Mitchell

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=299547
Name: MITCHELL, JAMES PORTER
Initials: J P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 29/09/1918
Additional information: Son of Matthew Paul and Elizabeth Porter Mitchell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. K. 18.
Cemetery: ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

The Scotsman – October 5th, 1918, p6

Biographical Notes
Sec. Lt. James P. Mitchell, H.L.I., (died of wounds), was a brother of the Misses Mitchell, 21 Melville Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow, and the youngest son of the late Mr M. P. Mitchell, Langside, Glasgow. Before enlisting in the A. and S. H. in November, 1915, he was chartering clerk with Messrs Thomas Skinner & Co., ship brokers, Renfield Street, Glasgow. He received his commission in the H.L.I. in June 1916.

Included on the family stone in Cathcart Cemetery, Section I. Picture available, not yet uploaded to the SWGP forum.

James O'Neill

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=146532
Name: O'NEILL
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 30/10/1917
Service No: 251984
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. William O'Neill, of 201, Clarkston Rd., Cathcart, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXI. DD. 6A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY


John C. Parker

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=532291
Name: PARKER, JOHN CAIRD
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Additional information: Son of John Caird Parker and Helen Parker, of 55, Cromartie Avenue, Newlands, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. X. 4.
Cemetery: LONSDALE CEMETERY, Authuille

http://www.border-regiment.kerchi.co.uk/wikiproject/index.php?title=11th_Battalion_War_Diary,_July_1916

11th Battalion, The Border Regiment, War Diary - July 1916
1/7/16 AUTHUILLE WOOD
Zero time 7.30 am. Battalion advanced from assembly trenches at 8 am and came under very heavy machine gun fire suffering over 500 casualties. The following officers were killed:-
... 2Lt J.C. Parker



James M. Russell

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=45558
Name: RUSSELL, JAMES MORRISON
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 19/06/1915
Service No: 3501
Additional information: Son of Henry Nelson Russell and Agnes Morrison Russell, of Rosemount, West Kilbride, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 87.
Cemetery: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY

Included on the family stone in Cathcart Cemetery, Section L. Picture available, not yet uploaded to the SWGP forum.


C. Gordon Scott

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=264657
Name: SCOTT, CHARLES GORDON
Initials: C G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 28/10/1916
Additional information: Son of Charles and Elizabeth Scott, of 110, Princes St., Edinburgh. Native of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 19.
Cemetery: A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS

The Scotsman – November 4th, 1916, p11
Biographical Notes

LIEUT. C. G. SCOTT, A. & S.H.
Lieut. Charles Gordon Scott, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (killed), was the only son of Mr and Mrs Charles F. Scott, Ingledene, Newlands, Glasgow. It had been his intention to adopt the Army as a profession, but prior to enlisting he was in the accountant’s department of the City Line Shipping Office. Lieut. Scott was educated at Glasgow High School, and received his commission after training with the O.T.C. at Glasgow University.

Glasgow University roll of honour - http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=2521

Also commemorated on the High School of Glasgow memorial - http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic5638.html

Included on the family stone in Cathcart Cemetery, Section A. Picture available, not yet uploaded to the SWGP forum.


J. Sutherland Terrass

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=863475
Name: TERRAS, JAMES SUTHERLAND.
Initials: J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 133rd Coy.
Date of Death: 11/01/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 41.
Memorial: BASRA MEMORIAL

The Scotsman – January 20th, 1918, p8
Biographical Notes

SEC. LIEUT. J. S. TERRAS, GLASGOW
Sec. Lieut. James Sutherland Terras, Machine Gun Corps (killed), was a nephew of Mr and Mrs William Gardiner, 27 Queen’s Crescent, Cathcart, Glasgow, with whom he resided. He was 25 yeears of age and in civil life was in the service of Messrs J. R. Prentice & Co., sugar brokers, Virginia Street, Glasgow.

Also commemorated on the Williamwood Golf Club memorial - http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic5386.html

Included on the family stone in Cathcart Cemetery, Section E. Picture available, not yet uploaded to the SWGP forum.


Robert Wilson (likely)

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=466351
Name: WILSON
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: "B" Special Coy.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 01/06/1917
Service No: 120530
Additional information: Son of James and Barbara Fortune Wilson, of "Whitehill," 18, Woodstock Drive, Newlands, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. T. 8.
Cemetery: NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Included on the family stone in Cathcart Cemetery, Section F. Picture available, not yet uploaded to the SWGP forum.


Alexander C. Whyte

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=187354
Name: WHYTE, ALEXANDER CUMMING
Initials: A C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 159th Bde.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 11/04/1916
Additional information: Son of John Cumming Whyte and Margaret Whyte, of "Oakley," 50, Corrour Rd., Newlands, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 7.
Cemetery: SAILLY-SUR-LA-LYS CANADIAN CEMETERY

The Scotsman – April 17th, 1916, p7
Biographical Notes

Glasgow Officer Killed.
Captain A. C. Whyte, Royal Field Artillery, who, it is officially stated, was killed in action on 11th April, was the only son of Mr and Mrs John C. Whyte, Oakley, Corrour Road, Newlands, Glasgow. He was a native of Glasgow, where he was born in 1882, and was educated at the High School, Elmbank Street. He began his professional career in the Queen Street branch of the British Linen Bank, and in May 1913 was appointed agent of the new branch at Clarkston, Busby. In January 1915 he enlisted in the Glasgow Highlanders as a private, and afterwards obtained a commission. For seven years he served in the 1st Lanark Royal Artillery Volunteers, in which he was a sergeant. He was married to a daughter of Mr Thomas Bell, Sherriff Officer Garfield, Hamilton.

Also commemorated on the High School of Glasgow memorial - http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic5638.html


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