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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:33 pm    Post subject: Milngavie Reply with quote

Milngavie - Bearsden & Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire

Milngavie War Memorial stands in the pedestrian precinct not far from the start of the West Highland Way. It features a granite pedestal standing on a low rustic base, surmounted by a bronze figure by sculptor George Henry Paulin.







The WWI names are:
Allan John
Baillie George
Barnbrook Arthur E.
Barr John Y.
Battison John
Birrell George H.G.
Blackie George
Borland George
Breen William T.
Britton George
Brown Andrew D.
Brown John N.
Bryce James R.
Burgess Matthew W.
Butler Joseph
Caldwell James
Campbell Alexander
Clark James
Clark William
Coia George
Coubrough Robert W.
Craig Andrew
Creamer Walter B.
Creelman William J.
Davidson George
Dillon John
Donald James Y.
Duncan David
Edgar Walter
Farquhar Alexander
Ferguson Alexander
Ferguson John H.
Ferguson William M.
Fullarton William L.
Gardner George O.
Gardner Robert
Grennery Andrew
Grennery John
Hamilton George G.
Hamilton George J.
Harkins Francis
Horner William A.
Hume Joseph
Hunter Alfred
Hunter William
Kay James
Kelly William
Kennedy Daniel
Kennedy William
Ker William
Lee William
Lees William W.
Logan Peter G.
Mackenzie John Military Medal
Mackenzie Robert H.K.
Mackie Robert
Mackinnon James
Marshall Morrison
Masterton James
Mathie Hall
McConnell Robert M.
McCrone John
McCrone Robert B.
McCutcheon John W.
McGoldrick William
McIlwraith Duncan
McLellan James
McMaster Hugh
McMillan James
McNair James
McNair James F.
McNeil Donald J.
Millar John
Millar Malcolm
Moffat John A.
Morrison John
Muir Andrew
Muir Walter McK.
Ness William
Nicol Alexander
Nicol William
Nisbet William T.
Noble Robert
Noble Robert Junior
Paterson James
Philips William T.C.
Pollit Arthur
Rankin Hugh
Rankine John
Rigg Robert
Ritchie Robert M.
Roger Thomas S.
Roy James F.
Scott Archibald L.
Scott William
Sellar Frank W.G.
Shannon James
Sharp George F.
Strathdee James
Stroud Eric H.N.
Thompson Thomas H.
Trainer James
Tweedie James B.
Waddell Robert
Walker Daniel
Wallace Thomas
West Frank
Wheeler James
Wilson Hugh
Wishart James


The WWII names are:
Adam Charles R.
Brown Robert W.
Callaghan Peter
Carment Andrew G.
Coyne William
Crame Alastair W.
Crombie James D.
Dall Ross M.
Dickie John D.
Dickie Robert H.
Faulds William
Fenwick Charles
Frood Alexander W.
Goodall William B.
Hay Alexander
Henderson John
Hey Ashton
Kyle Andrew
Kyle James
Lapsley Ian M.
Leitch Ronald McT.
MacGillivray Donald
Madden John W.
McGeachie Thomas
McGinnes John
McGoldrick Michael
McNeill Joseph F.
Millan Daniel
Niblock James
Nisbet William
Reid Alexander S.
Ritchie Glyn
Ross William
Rutherford William
Ryan Patrick J.
Scott Bernard
Smith Edward Ian
Smith George
Smith Jack W.S.
Smith John H.
Smith Samuel W.
Steele Hugh
Stobo Ronald
Strathdee A.C.
Taylor William F.
Trainer John
Turnbull Alexander
Wardrope Robert
West Thomas


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nice photos, those panels look really tricky, I still have trouble with brass and bronze panels so please let us know of any secrets
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A postcard which was found in "Miss MacDougalls Photo Album".

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2007 6:07 am    Post subject: Milgavie and District WM Inscription Reply with quote

This is what I recorded and submitted to UKNIWM. I found that cross checking with the names of the fallen either here on or other websites throws up a couple of errors in my original transcription so it is as correct as I can make it.



Main Dedication Inscription on the larger brass plaque

1914 (Shield) 1918

BURGH OF MILGAVIE
AND DISTRICT

IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY
OF OUR MEN WHO MADE
THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE GREAT WAR

NOBLY THEY KEPT ALIGHT
THE LAMP OF LIBERTY


Subsidiary Dedication Inscription on the smaller lower brass plaque

ON THE THREE LOWER
PLATES ARE RECORDED THE
NAMES OF THOSE WHO LAID
DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE
WORLD WAR 1939 1945


WW1 Names. 3 brass plaques with names arranged alphabetically by surname. Forename, middle initial, surname and decoration given. Rank, regiment or unit, place and date of death not given.

Column 1

JOHN ALLAN
GEORGE BAILLIE
ARTHUR E BARNBROOK
JOHN Y BARR
JOHN BATTISON
GEORGE H G BIRRELL
GEORGE BLACKIE
GEORGE BORLAND
WILLIAM T BREEN
GEORGE BRITTON
ANDREW D BROWN
JOHN N BROWN
JAMES R BRYCE
MATTHEW W BURGESS
JOSEPH BUTLER
JAMES CALDWELL
ALEXANDER CAMPBELL
JAMES CLARK
WILLIAM CLARK
GEORGE COIA
ROBERT W COUBROUGH
ANDREW CRAIG
WALTER B CREAMER
WILLIAM J CREELMAN
GEORGE DAVIDSON
JOHN DILLON
JAMES Y DONALD
DAVID DUNCAN
WALTER EDGAR
ALEXANDER FARQUHAR
ALEXANDER FERGUSON
JOHN H FERGUSON
WILLIAM M FERGUSON
WILLIAM L FULLARTON
GEORGE C GARDNER
ROBERT GARDNER
ANDREW GRENNERY


Column 2

JOHN GRENNERY
GEORGE G HAMILTON
GEORGE J HAMILTON
FRANCIS HARKINS
WILLIAM A HORNER
JOSEPH HUME
ALFRED HUNTER
WILLIAM HUNTER
JAMES KAY
WILLIAM KELLY
DANIEL KENNEDY
WILLIAM KENNEDY
WILLIAM KER
WILLIAM LEE
ROBERT W LEES
PETER G LOGAN
ROBERT MACKIE
ROBERT M McCONNELL
JOHN McCRONE
ROBERT B McCRONE
JOHN W McCUTCHEON
WILLIAM McGOLDRICK
DUNCAN McILWRAITH
JOHN MACKENZIE M M
ROBERT H K MACKENZIE
JAMES MACKINNON
JAMES McLELLAN
HUGH McMASTER
JAMES McMILLAN
JAMES McNAIR
JAMES F McNAIR
DONALD J McNEIL
MORRISON MARSHALL
JAMES MASTERTON
HALL MATHIE
JOHN MILLAR
MALCOLM MILLAR


Column 3

JOHN A MOFFAT
JOHN MORRISON
ANDREW MUIR
WALTER McK MUIR
WILLIAM NESS
ALEXANDER NICOL
WILLIAM NICOL
WILLIAM T NISBET
ROBERT NOBLE
ROBERT NOBLE JUNIOR
JAMES PATERSON
WILLIAM T C PHILIPS
ARTHUR POLLIT
JOHN RANKINE
HUGH RANKIN
ROBERT RIGG
ROBERT M RITCHIE
THOMAS S ROGER
JAMES F ROY
ARCHIE L SCOTT
WILLIAM SCOTT
FRANK W G SELLAR
JAMES SHANNON
GEORGE F SHARP
JAMES STRATHDEE
ERIC H N STROUD
THOMAS H THOMPSON
JAMES TRAINER
JAMES B TWEEDIE
ROBERT WADDELL
THOMAS WALLACE
DANIEL WALKER
FRANK WEST
JAMES WHEELER
HUGH WILSON
JAMES WISHART


WW2 Names. 3 brass plaques with names arranged alphabetically by surname. Names in 2 columns on each plaque. Forename, middle initial and surname given. There are no decorations listed. Rank, regiment or unit, place and date of death not given.

Plaque 1

1939 1945

CHARLES R ADAM
ROBERT W BROWN
PETER CALLAGHAN
ANDREW G CARMENT
WILLIAM COYNE
ALASTAIR W CRAMB
JAMES D CROMBIE
RUSSELL M DALL
JOHN D DICKIE
ROBERT H DICKIE
WILLIAM FAULDS
CHARLE FENWICK
ALEXANDER M FROOD
WILLIAM B GOODALL
ALEXANDER HAY
JOHN HENDERSON


Plaque 2

1939 1945

ASHTON HEY
ANDREW KYLE
JAMES KYLE
IAN M LAPSLEY
RONALD McT LEITCH
THOMAS McGEACHIE
DONALD MacGILLIVRAY
JOHN McGINNES
MICHAEL McGOLDRICK
JOSEPH F McNEILL
JOHN W MADDEN
DANIEL MILLAN
JAMES NIBLOCK
WILLIAM NISBET
ALEXANDER S REID
GLYN RITCHIE


Plaque 3

1939 1945

WILLIAM ROSS
WILLIAM RUTHERFORD
PATRICK J RYAN
BERNARD SCOTT
EDWARD IAN SMITH
GEORGE SMITH
JACK W S SMITH
JOHN H SMITH
SAMUEL W SMITH
HUGH STEELE
RONALD STOBO
A C STRATHDEE
WILLIAM F TAYLOR
JOHN TRAINER
ALEXANDER TURNBULL
ROBERT WARDROPE
THOMAS WEST
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 19, 2011 3:17 pm    Post subject: Pte. James Espie Strathdee Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WW1
Strathdee A.C.


(Glasgow Herald 26th November 1914)
"At Boulogne, on 21st last, (from wounds received in action) Private James Strathdee, Seaforth Highlanders, age 27, youngest son of Mrs Robert Strathdee, Milngavie."

CWGC
Name: STRATHDEE, JAMES ESPIE
Initials: J E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 21/11/1914
Service No: 10412
Additional information: Son of Robert and Sarah Strathdee, of Milngavie, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 62.
Cemetery: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: STRATHDEE
Firstname: James
Service Number: 10412
Date Death: 21/11/1914
Place of birth: Milngavie Dumbarton
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:35 pm    Post subject: Sgt. Robert Mitchell McConnell Reply with quote

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McConnell Robert M.


(Glasgow Herald 21st of December 1914)
"Killed in action at Kruisalk, near Ypres, on the 25th October, Sergt. Robert Mitchell McConnell, 2nd Battalion Scots Guards, age 23, second son of Alexander McConnell, blacksmith, Milngavie."

Name: McCONNELL, ROBERT MITCHELL
Initials: R M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 26/10/1914
Service No: 7761
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Jane Mitchell McConnell, of Drummond Place, Milngavie. Born at Milngavie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. A. 17.
Cemetery: PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL)
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:49 pm    Post subject: Sgt. Donald Johnston McNeil Reply with quote

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McNeil Donald J.


(Glasgow Herald 1st Dec 1914)
"In Cairns U.F. church, Milngavie, on Sunday morning the Rev. T.B. Hogarth intimated that Sergeant Donald J. McNeil, the Black Watch, who was connected with the congregation, had been killed in action. Sergeant McNeil was a nephew of Mr William McNeil, tailor, Milngavie."

Also on Strathblane memorial.

CWGC
Name: McNEIL, DONALD JOHNSON
Initials: D J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 10/11/1914
Service No: 2534
Additional information: Son of Daniel and Jessie McNeil, of Strathblane, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXXII. C. 17.
Cemetery: NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: McNEIL
Firstname: Donald Johnston
Service Number: 2534
Date Death: 10/11/1914
Place of birth: Strathblane Stirling
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Sgt
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unveiled on Sunday 17th of September 1922.



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:40 pm    Post subject: Frank William George Sellar Reply with quote

Frank William George Sellar Gnr 145073 328th Royal Garrison Artillery born Banff enlisted Dundee residence Milngavie Age 39 Killed in Action F & F 08-Oct-18 Son of the late Francis & Margaret J B Murray Sellar. Born Banff. Francis on memorial in Banff. Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery Fr 1483 Plot VII Row H Grave 2 Banff & Milngavie
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:36 am    Post subject: L.Cpl. Duncan McIlwraith/McIlraith Reply with quote

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Duncan McIlwraith

(Glasgow Herald 9th April 1915)
"Intimation has been received in Milngavie from the War Office that Corporal Duncan McIlwraith, of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, son of the late Mr Robert McIlwraith, joiner, Milngavie, was killed at the front on 13th last. Corporal McIlwraith was several years in the Army, and was called up at the mobilisation of troops in August. He was 23 years of age."

Recorded as McIlraith by the military.

CWGC
McILRAITH, DUNCAN
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 5887
Date of Death: 13/03/1915
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 12 and 13.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert McIlraith.

SNWM
Surname: McILRAITH
Firstname: Duncan
Service Number: 5887
Date Death: 13/03/1915
Place of birth: New Kilpatrick Dumbartonshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: L/Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:24 pm    Post subject: Cpl. James McNair Reply with quote

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James McNair

(Glasgow Herald 14th April 1915)
"Mrs McNair, Main Street, Milngavie, has received intimation from the front that her husband, Corporal James McNair, 9th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, was killed while on sentry duty on Wednesday, 7th inst. Corporal McNair, who was only 23 years of age, was a native of Canniesburn, Bearsden, and was the son of Mr William McNair. He left for France towards the middle of February, and for the last month has been engaged near the firing line. During the four days of last week, when the Argylls were under almost continuous fire from the Germans, who were only 50 yards away, their casualties were 10 killed and 36 wounded. Corporal McNair was employed in the warehouse of Messrs Stewart, Moir and Muir, Miller Street, Glasgow. His widow is left with two young children."

CWGC
McNAIR, JAMES
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 1061
Date of Death: 06/04/1915
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/9th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of William and Elizabeth McNair, of Canniesburn, Bearsden, Glasgow; husband of the late Agnes Park McNair.

SNWM
Surname: McNAIR
Firstname: James
Service Number: 1061
Date Death: 06/04/1915
Place of birth: New Kilpatrick Dumbartons
Other: 1/9th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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John Y. Barr

(Glasgow Herald 3rd May 1915)
"Killed in action, on 25th April, Lieutenant John Young Barr, 7th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, aged 23 years, second son of Professor Archibald Barr, Westerton of Mugdock, Milngavie."

CWGC
BARR, JOHN YOUNG
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Prof. Archibald Barr and Mrs. Barr, of Westerton of Mugdock, Milngavie, by Glasgow. B.A. Oxon.

SNWM
Surname: BARR
Firstname: John Young
Date Death: 26/04/1915 (25/04/1915)
Other: 7th Bn. (T.).
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Lt
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:49 am    Post subject: Pte. Andrew Drinnan Brown Reply with quote

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Andrew D. Brown

(The Scotsman 13th October 1915)
"A.D. Brown, 1st Lowland Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C., son of Mr Andrew Brown, 1 Strathlea Terrace, Milngavie, has died from dysentery at Malta. He was 21 years of age, and was employed as a clerk in Glasgow."

CWGC
BROWN, ANDREW DRINNAN
Rank: Private
Service No: 245
Date of Death: 29/09/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps 1st Lowland Field Amb.
Grave Reference: B. XVII. 5.
Cemetery: PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BROWN
Firstname: Andrew Drinnan
Service Number: 245
Date Death: 29/09/1915
Other: (T.F.).
SNWM roll: ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: Malta.
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Robert Rigg

(Glasgow Herald 29th May 1915)
"Intimation has been received by Mr & Mrs John Rigg, The Cottages, Westerton, of Mugdock, Milngavie, that their eldest son, Corporal Robert Rigg, of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders, died on May 17, of wounds received in action in France."

CWGC
RIGG, ROBERT
Rank: Corporal
Service No: S/7257
Date of Death: 17/05/1915
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 122.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Isabella Rigg, of Westerton of Mugdock, Milngavie, Glasgow.

SNWM
Surname: RIGG
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: S/7257
Date Death: 17/05/1915
Place of birth: Milngavie
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: A/Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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Frank West

(Glasgow Herald 30th June 1915)
"Mrs West, 76 Mugdock Road, Milngavie, has received notification from the War Office that her husband, Private Frank West (1652), No. 4 Platoon, B Company, 1-9th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, has been missing in France since May 24. he is 26 years of age."

CWGC
WEST, FRANK
Rank: Private
Service No: 1652
Date of Death: 24/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/9th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: WEST
Forename: Frank
Rank: Pte
Service number: 1652
Place of birth: New Kilpatrick Dumbartonshire
Date of death: 24 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
Cause of death: Killed in action
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 1/9th Bn.
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