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Blaney Memorial, East Ham, London

 
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:58 pm    Post subject: Blaney Memorial, East Ham, London Reply with quote

Many thanks to Iain Lauchlan, nephew of John Lauchlan, for providing me with the following information.








Three of the casualties were Scottish

Name: LAUCHLAN, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 5 Bomb Disposal Coy.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/12/1940
Service No: 2010665
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Grave 68.
Cemetery: KILMARNOCK CEMETERY, AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

Name: ROBERTS, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 1 Bomb Disposal Coy.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 13/12/1940
Service No: 2971038
Additional information: Son of George T. Roberts and Mary Roberts, of Kilsyth; husband of Janet Provan Roberts, of Kilsyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 3. Grave 879.
Cemetery: KILSYTH CEMETERY, SCOTLAND

Name: McLAREN, EDWARD
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 5 Bomb Disposal Coy.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 13/12/1940
Service No: 2198847
Additional information: Son of Edward and Helen West McLaren; husband of Eileen MacInally McLaren, of Beechwood.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G.G. Grave 233.
Cemetery: DUNDEE (BALGAY) CEMETERY, SCOTLAND

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:04 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

This memorial, WMR 43730 is lost. However there is a replacement memorial, which is WMR 43731
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