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Rutherglen Bowling Club

 
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jrah60



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2010 7:50 pm    Post subject: Rutherglen Bowling Club Reply with quote

Rutherglen Bowling Club, 155 Stonelaw Road, Rutherglen G73 3NY

OS Grid Ref: NS 617611



www.rutherglenbc.com/index.html

The club suffered damage during the Second World War when a bomb fell on the south green causing damage to the clubhouse and green.
The damaged memorial to the members who fell in the first war can be seen outside the main entrance.




RBC

ROLL OF HONOUR

John Halliday R.F.A.
Joseph G. Logan A&SH
Thomas McAndrew R.A.M.C.
Charles McKay H.L.I. (Glasgow Hdrs.)

1914 -1919



THIS MEMORIAL WAS DAMAGED BY
BOMB SHRAPNEL DURING
AN ENEMY AIR RAID
IN THE
1939 1945 WAR

Name: HALLIDAY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "D" Bty. 50th Bde.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 01/05/1917
Service No: 175764
Additional information: Son of William and Mary Halliday, of 100, Hamilton Rd., Rutherglen, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIX. N. 6.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE.

Name: LOGAN, JOSEPH G.
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 16/05/1917
Service No: 302024
Additional information: Brother of James Logan, of 16, Blairtum Drive, Burnside, Rutherglen, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL, FRANCE.

Name: McANDREW, THOMAS LIVINGSTONE
Initials: T L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 956th Mechanical Transport Coy.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 10/01/1919
Service No: M2/152196
Additional information: Son of the late Thomas and Agnes McAndrew, of Rutherglen, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: EE. 54.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, ISRAEL.

Name: McKAY, CHARLES E.
Initials: C E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Service No: 7107
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL, FRANCE.

John
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Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a great memorial and I am glad they decided to leave it with the shrapnel damage.

I have looked in several bowling clubs for a memorial and not been lucky enough to find one (apart from the civic memorial at Eaglesfield of course).

\Paul
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