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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:49 am    Post subject: Pte. David S. Moyes Reply with quote

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H.L.I.
Pte. Moyes, D.

(Glasgow Herald 2nd of April 19150
"Mrs Moyes, 11 Hamilton Road, Rutherglen, has been informed that her husband, Private David Moyes (7683), 2nd Battalion H.L.I. was killed in the trenches on March 3. He was well known and respected in Rutherglen, was 23 years of age, and joined his regiment three years ago."

CWGC
MOYES, DAVID S.
Rank: Private
Service No: 7683
Date of Death: 03/03/1915
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 37 and 38.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MOYES
Firstname: David S
Service Number: 7683
Date Death: 03/03/1915
Place of birth: Glasgow
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:52 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Allison Reply with quote

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ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Pte. John Allison

(Glasgow Herald 15th April 1915)
"Mrs Allison, residing at 58 High Street, Rutherglen, has received intelligence of the death of her husband, Private John Allison, of the 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. He was mortally wounded at Neuve Chapelle. Allison joined the Army when he was very young, and after being discharged entered the service of Messrs J. and J. White, Shawfield, Rutherglen. He was called up at the beginning of the war, and had seen considerable service. He fought in South Africa but had never received a scratch. He had two medals with six bars. Allison was 39 years of age and leaves a widow and three children, the eldest being 10 years of age."

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ALLISON, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 7380
Date of Death: 11/03/1915
Age: 39
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers "C" Coy. 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: II. F. 6.
Cemetery: ESTAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND EXTENSION
Additional Information: Husband of Marion Allison, of 58, High St., Rutherglen, Glasgow.

SNWM
Surname: ALLISON
Firstname: John
Service Number: 7380
Date Death: 11/03/1915
Place of birth: Old Monkland Lanarkshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:07 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Gregor Russell Reply with quote

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CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Pte. Russell, Wm. G.

His age is unclear. In the article it's given as 22, in the war return as 24 and CWGC as 26.

(Glasgow Herald 19th March 1915)
"Intimation has been received by Mr William Russell, 24 Greenbank Street, Rutherglen, of the death of his son, Private William Gregor Russell (22), of the Cameron Highlanders. He was shot through the head in the trenches. Russell was a native of Rutherglen, and joined the Army in November. He had been in the trenches since the beginning of March. Before enlisting he was a blacksmith in the Scotia, Rivet, Nut and Bolt Works at Rutherglen. He had gained some distinction as an amateur artist in water-colour."

CWGC
RUSSELL, WILLIAM GREGOR
Rank: Private
Service No: S/15550
Date of Death: 07/04/1915
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 40.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of William Russell, of 24, Greenbank St., Rutherglen, Glasgow.

SNWM
Surname: RUSSELL
Firstname: William Gregor
Service Number: S/15550
Date Death: 07/04/1915
Place of birth: Rutherglen Glasgow
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Pte. William Gregor Russell Reply with quote

DelBoy wrote:
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CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Pte. Russell, Wm. G.

His age is unclear. In the article it's given as 22, in the war return as 24 and CWGC as 26


The 1901 census gives his year of birth as 1891 so that makes the war return the correct age. In 1901 his mother had died and his father was a pastry baker and along with his two sisters Margaret and Jessie he was living with his cousin Jeannie Handyside at 57, Main Street, Rutherglen.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:01 am    Post subject: Three Frew Brothers Reply with quote

Brothers George, James and William Frew, all in the 7th Battalion Black Watch.

George

FREW, GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service No: 291196
Date of Death: 25/04/1917
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Bay 6.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Stepson of Mrs. Ida M. Frew, of 8, Bouverie St., Rutherglen, Glasgow. His brothers James and William also fell.

Surname: FREW
Firstname: George
Service Number: 291196
Date Death: 25/04/1917
Place of birth: Beath Fife
Other: 7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.

James

FREW, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: 4108
Date of Death: 07/05/1916
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) "A" Coy. 1st 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. B. 26.
Cemetery: AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Frew, of Hill of Beath, Crossgates, Fife.

Surname: FREW
Firstname: James
Service Number: 4108
Date Death: 07/05/1916
Place of birth: Dunfermline Fife
Other: 7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.

William

FREW, W
Rank: Private
Service No: 291197
Date of Death: 24/10/1918
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 12.
Cemetery: THIANT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Surname: FREW
Firstname: William
Service Number: 291197
Date Death: 24/10/1918
Place of birth: Beath Fife
Other: 7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:16 am    Post subject: Pte. Charles Williamson Reply with quote

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SEAFORTHS
Pte. Williamson, Chas.

(Glasgow Herald 8th May 1915)
"Private Charles Williamson, of the 2nd Seaforth Highlanders, died in a hospital in France on Sunday afternoon. On the afternoon previous he had been taken to the hospital dangerously wounded. Williamson, who was a native of Inverness, was a motorman on the Glasgow tramways. He resided in Rutherglen, and leaves a widow and four young children."

CWGC
WILLIAMSON, C
Rank: Private
Service No: 7600
Date of Death: 02/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: VIII. B. 28.
Cemetery: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: WILLIAMSON
Firstname: Charles
Service Number: 7600
Date Death: 02/05/1915
Place of birth: Inverness
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:34 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Hendry Reply with quote

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ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Pte. John Hendry

(Glasgow Herald 3rd May 1915)
"Private John Hendry, of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, was killed in France. He served in the South African campaign, and resided in Rutherglen."

CWGC
HENDRY, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 9942
Date of Death: 23/10/1914
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. K. 28.
Cemetery: SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: HENDRY
Firstname: John
Service Number: 9942
Date Death: 23/10/1914
Place of birth: Glasgow
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:43 pm    Post subject: L.Cpl. James Kyle Reply with quote

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NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS
L.Cpl. James Kyle

(Glasgow Herald 3rd May 1915)
"Lance Coporal James Kyle, 2nd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, was killed in the battle at Hill 60 on April 17. He enlisted in the 2nd Battalion Scottish Rifles when 15 years of age, and fought throughout the Boer War in South Africa. He rejoined the Army in December by enlisting in the Northumberland Fusiliers. Previous to rejoining the Army he was employed with messrs J. and J. White, Shawfield chemical works, Ruthergen."

CWGC
KYLE, JAMES
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 4799
Date of Death: 17/04/1915
Age: 35
Regiment/Service:Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: I. C. 33.
Cemetery: LA LAITERIE MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of James and Margaret Kyle of 23 Catheart Rd., Rutherglen, Glasgow.

SNWM
Surname: KYLE
Firstname: James
Service Number: 4799
Date Death: 17/04/1915
Place of birth: Hamilton Lanarkshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: L Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:59 pm    Post subject: Pte. Alexander Shanks Reply with quote

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CANADIAN
Pte. Shanks, Alex.

Canadian Attestation papers. Born at Airdrie.

(Glasgow Herald 5th May 1915)
"Killed in action on Friday 23rd April, near Ypres. Alexander Campbell Shanks, aged 23 years, Private, 14th Battalion,. 3rd Brigade, Canadian Expeditionary Force, beloved son of Mr & Mrs Wm. Shanks, Dunard Road, Rutherglen."

CWGC
SHANKS, A
Rank: Private
Service No: 25760
Date of Death: 21/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 14th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:36 pm    Post subject: Pte. George McKissock Reply with quote

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CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Pte. McKissock, Geo.

(Glasgow Herald 22nd May 1915)
"Private McKissock, 1st Cameron Highlanders, who has been killed in France, belonged to Rutherglen. Prior to enlisting on November 20 he was employed as an ironmoulder with messrs Hay, Bridgeton, Glasgow."

CWGC
McKISSOCK, GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service No: S/14490
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 41 and 42.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McKISSOCK
Firstname: George
Service Number: S/14490
Date Death: 09/05/1915
Place of birth: Rutherglen Glasgow
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:54 pm    Post subject: Sgt. William Stoddart Reply with quote

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SEFORTHS
Sgt. Stoddart, Wm.

Also on St Johns Operative Lodge memorial.

(The Scotsman 13th October 1915)
"Sgt Wm. Stoddart, 7th Seaforth Highlanders, who resided at Farmeloan Road, Rutherglen, has died at Warrington Hospital from wounds received in France. He was janitor of Rutherglen School."

CWGC
STODDART, WILLIAM
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: S/4714
Date of Death: 11/10/1915
Age: 44
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: M. 79.
Cemetery: RUTHERGLEN CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Barbara Douglas Stoddart; husband of Christina Sinclair Stoddart, of Braeside Cottage, Ardrishaig, Argyllshire.

SNWM
Surname: STODDART
Firstname: William
Service Number: S/4714
Date Death: 11/10/1915
Place of birth: Ancrum Roxburghshire
Other: 7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: Home.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 12:41 pm    Post subject: Pte. Charles Reid Reply with quote

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SCOTS GUARDS
Pte. Reid, Chas.

(Glasgow Herald 26th May 1915)
"Killed in action in France, on 16th last., Private Charles Reid, Scots Guards, aged 19 years. Youngest son of the late George Reid, traffic inspector, Clyde Trust, and of Mrs Reid, 17 Hamilton Road, Rutherglen."

CWGC
REID, CHARLES
Rank: Private
Service No: 10500
Date of Death: 16/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 3 and 4.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: REID
Firstname: Charles
Service Number: 10500
Date Death: 16/05/1915
Place of birth: Rutherglen Lanark
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsm
Theatre of death: F. & F.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:39 am    Post subject: Sapper Samuel Fleming Reply with quote

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ROYAL ENGINEERS
Sap. Fleming, Sam.

(Glasgow Herald 28th May 1915)
"Sapper Samuel Fleming, of the 1st Lowland Field Company R.E. (T.), has been killed in France. He resided with his aunt, Mrs McCall, 22 Farmeload Road, who received the following letter from Major Arthur:-"I regret to inform you that Sapper Fleming was killed in action on 9th May, bravely doing his duty. His loss is sincerely felt by all his officers and comrades, who send you their deepest sympathy." Sapper Fleming was employed at Messrs Stewarts and Lloyds at Rutherglen."

CWGC
FLEMING, SAMUEL
Rank: Sapper
Service No: 2501
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers 1st Lowland Div. Field Coy.
Panel Reference: Panel 1.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: FLEMING
Firstname: Samuel
Service Number: 2501
Date Death: 09/05/1915
Place of birth: Renfrew
Other: 1st Low. Div. Field Coy.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank: Spr
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:20 pm    Post subject: P.O. Thomas McGowan Reply with quote

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ROYAL NAVY
P.O. McGown, Thomas

Memorial and newspaper record surname as McGown and military as McGowan.

(Glasgow herald 9th June 1915)
"Mrs McKnight, 2 Clydeview Place, Rutherglen, has received official intimation of the death of her nephew, Petty Officer Thomas McGown, who was on board the Princess Irene when that ship was blown up at Sheerness. He was ten years in the merchant service before he joined the Princess Irene."

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McGOWAN, THOMAS
Rank: Greaser
Service No: 504764
Date of Death: 27/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve H.M.S. "Princess Irene."
Panel Reference: 9.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McGOWAN
Forename: Thomas
Rank: Greaser
Date of death: 27 May 1915
Theatre of death: MMR HMS 'PRINCESS IRENE'
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL NAVY
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:40 am    Post subject: Pte. James Gallagher Reply with quote

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CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Pte. James Gallagher

(Glasgow Herald 14th June 1915)
"Private James Gallagher, 2nd Cameron Highlanders, has been killed. His mother resides at 21 Regent Street, Rutherglen. Before enlisting, Gallagher had been employed at Newton Steel Works, Hallside."

CWGC
GALLAGHER, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: S/15940
Date of Death: 11/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 40.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: GALLAGHER
Forename: James
Rank: Pte
Service number: S/15940
Place of birth: Rutherglen Glasgow
Date of death: 11 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 2nd Bn.
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