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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is a great RoH - and Tom mentions a fantastic resource too, how lucky is that!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:37 pm    Post subject: Re Thomas Findlater Reply with quote

When did the Penpont WM book, was unsure if this man on this WM was same as one on the Penpont WM; I couldnt find anything about him, can anyone tell me if he had contact with Penpont Dumfriesshire please?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Even though there are name panels for the WW2, is this the great war memorial only?
Are there bells in a civic building in the City as a WW2 memorial or did the idea get canned?

25th June 1947 Glasgow Herald.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William Alexander Lee aged 23 and David Robson Currie age 23 died whilst prisoners of the Japanese.
They were aboard the Suez Maru along with 640 other POW's which was sunk by the US submarine Bonefish. Although approximately 250 men managed to get out of the hold, they were subsequently massacred by the Japanese escort vessel.

Name: CURRIE, DAVID ROBSON
Initials: D R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 23
Date of Death: 29/11/1943
Service No: 979836
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Currie, of Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 426.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

Name: LEE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER
Initials: W A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 211 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 29/11/1943
Service No: 622386
Additional information: Son of William H. and Charlotte Lee; nephew of Mr. C. Abercromby, of St. Ninians, Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 428.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FORRESTER
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/11/1915
Service No: S/6431
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 45.
Cemetery: STIRLING (VALLEY) CEMETERY

Surname FORRESTER
Firstname David
Service Number 6431
Date Death 20/11/1915
Place of birth Stirling
Other 11th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

See also: http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/posting.php?mforum=scottishwargraves
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FORRESTER, HUGH FIELDING
Initials: H F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 22/04/1916
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Forrester, of Annfield, Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 25 and 63.
Memorial: BASRA MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:57 pm    Post subject: WO.II Daniel Dilger Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
DILGER DANIEL


According to the war return Warrant Officer Daniel Dilger died aged 36 from injuries incurred as the result of a road accident.

CWGC
Name: DILGER
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Warrant Officer Class II (C.S.M.)
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 20/05/1946
Service No: 2976058
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3A. K. 9.
Cemetery: HAMBURG CEMETERY

SNWM
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:09 am    Post subject: Lt. William Taylor McDonald Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
MCDONALD WILLIAM T.


(Glasgow Herald 6th November 1945)
"In loving memory of William T. McDonald, lieutenant R.E.M.E. who died in military hopital on 6th November, 1944, beloved husband of Eliza White, of Stirling, and dear son of George and Margaret McDonald, 17 Melrose Gardens, Glasgow, N.W."

CWGC
Name: McDONALD, WILLIAM TAYLOR
Initials: W T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Age: 41
Date of Death: 06/11/1944
Service No: 274957
Additional information: Son of George and Margaret McDonald; husband of Eliza Smith McDonald.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. K. Grave 128.
Cemetery: GLASGOW (LAMBHILL) CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: McDONALD
Firstname: William T
Service number: 274957
Date of death: 06/11/1944
Place of birth: Glasgow
Other: Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers
SNWM roll: SCOTSMEN IN VARIOUS UNITS
Rank: Lt

Lambhill Cemetery, see: (Page 9) http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=142&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=lambhill&start=120&mforum=scottishwargraves
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:50 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Smith Aitken Reply with quote

WW1
Thomas Aitken

(Glasgow Herald 10th May 1915)
"Aitken-
Killed in action near Ypres, on 26th April, Private Tom Smith, 7th A. & S. Highlanders, aged 18, third son of Thomas Aitken, Baker, St Ninians, Stirling.
"

"Mr Thomas Aitken, master baker, St Ninians, Stirling, received official notification on Saturday evening that his third son, Private Tom Aitken, 7th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (Stirlingshire & Clackmannanshire Territorials), was killed in action on April 26. On that date the Battalion were sent hurriedly to the assistance of the Canadians at St Julien, suffering severe casualties. Private Aitken, who wasin his nineteenth year, was training as an architect at Stirling at the outbreak of war. He joined the local regiment in September, and proceeded to the front with the Territorials in December."

CWGC
AITKEN, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Service No: 2907
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: AITKEN
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: 2907
Date Death: 26/04/1915
Other: 1/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 2:31 am    Post subject: Sgt. William Taylor Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
TAYLOR WILLIAM


(Glasgow Herald 17th of November 1916)
"At 43 Casualty Clearing Station, on the 10th last, from wounds received in action, Sergeant William Taylor, Royal Engineers, aged 34 years, beloved son of the late Joseph Taylor, Spirit Merchant, and of Mrs Taylor, 2 Williamfield Avenue, Stirling."

CWGC
Name: TAYLOR, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 3rd Railway Operating Coy. Royal Anglesey
Age: 34
Date of Death: 10/11/1916
Service No: 7866
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Margaret Taylor, of 2, Williamfield Avenue, Stirling, and the late Joseph Taylor.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. J. 1.
Cemetery: WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY

SNWM
Surname: TAYLOR
Firstname: William
Service Number: 7866
Date Death: 10/11/1916
Other: 3rd Rly. Coy., R.A.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank: Sgt
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:20 pm    Post subject: 2nd Lt. Frank Ridgway Brotherhood Reply with quote

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WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
BROTHERHOOD F.


(Glasgow Herald 19th of September 1917)
"Killed in action, on 15th September, Mr Frank Ridgway Brotherhood, Second Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps, beloved husband of Mary Josephine Hogan, 4 Park Avenue, Stirling."

Name: BROTHERHOOD
Initials: F R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit Text: 55th Sqdn.
Secondary Regiment: General List
Secondary Unit Text: and
Date of Death: 15/09/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. D. 81.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:55 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas SHore Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
SHORE THOMAS


(Glasgow Herald 4th of October 1917)
"Killed in action (by sniper), on 21st September, Private Thos. Shore, Gordon Highlanders, dearly beloved husband of Irene Wilson, 13 Langside Road, Govanhill, and son of James SHore, Stirling."

CWGC
Name: SHORE
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/09/1917
Service No: 235274
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 13.
Cemetery: CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: SHORE
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: 235274
Date Death: 20/09/1917
Place of birth: Govan Glasgow
Other: 4th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:06 am    Post subject: Lt. Robert Merlin Graham Aytoun Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
AYTOUN ROLLO


Also remembered on the Glenalmond college memorial.

(Glasgow Herald 7th of September 1914)
"Lieutenant Robert Merlin Graham Aytoun and Lieutenant Archibald Stirling (who are also posted missing) were young officers with many friends in the town of Stirling. The former is a son of Major Aytoun who was formerly captain and adjutant at Stirling castle."

CWGC
Name: AYTOUN, ROBERT MERLIN GRAHAM
Initials: R M G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 27/08/1914
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Lt. Col. Andrew Aytoun.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. Headstone 10.
Cemetery: LE CATEAU COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: AYTOUN
Firstname: Robert Merlin Graham
Date Death: 27/08/1914
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Lt
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 2:55 pm    Post subject: L/Sgt. William Porter Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
PORTER WILLIAM


(Glasgow Herald 9th Dec 1914)
"Sergeant William Porter, of the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed in action on November 7, is a son of Mr William Porter, Bayne Street, Stirling. He had been a member of the Seaforths for eleven years, ten of which he spent in India. Present at the Delhi Durbar, he received the commemoration medal. Sergeant Porter was a great favourite with his comrades, in whose interests he was an active worker."

CWGC
Name: PORTER, WILLIAM
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service No: 9093
Date of Death: 07/11/1914
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: PORTER
Firstname: William
Service Number: 9093
Date Death: 07/11/1914
Place of birth: Stirling
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: L/Sgt
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:48 pm    Post subject: Pte. Henry Downie Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
DOWNIE HENRY


(Glasgow Herald 9th Dec 1914)
"Another Seaforth Highlander belonging to Stirling, Private Henry Downie, has died in a French Hospital following a chill contracted in the trenches. Downie, who was a reservist, served through the South African War, and prior to the outbreak of hostilities he was employed at the government stores in Stirling. He leaves a widow and one child."

CWGC
Name: DOWNIE, H
Rank: Private
Service No: 7102
Date of Death: 21/11/1914
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 8.
Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY, NORD

SNWM
Surname: DOWNIE
Firstname: Henry
Service Number: 7102
Date Death: 21/11/1914
Place of birth: Fort George Inverness-shire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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