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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MILLAR, GAVIN
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Warrant Officer (Observer)
Service Number: 751019
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 7/6/1942
Grave Reference: Sec. B. Grave 483
Cemetery: Stonehouse Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATE, ALEXANDER WADDELL
Initials: AW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 1367322
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 424 (RCAF) Sqdn
Date of Death: 27/4/1943
Grave Reference: 1882 Extn. Grave 3193
Cemetery: Hamilton (Bent) Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and Hamilton Grammar School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROSS, ANDREW IAN
Initials: IA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service Number: 162684
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 5/12/1941
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of the Revd. Robert Ross and Marjorie Jackson Ross, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire. M.A., Hons. (Glasgow).
Grave Reference: 3 H 2
Cemetery: Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial, the University of Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour, and Glasgow Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STALKER, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: 3253121
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals, attd. 3rd Indian Div. Sigs.
Indian Signal Corps
Date of Death: 25/5/1944
Age: 28
Additional Information: Son of Daniel and Elizabeth L. Stalker, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: 7 D 8
Cemetery: Taukkyan War Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2020 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON, JOHN FYFE
Initials: JF
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3254692
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 30/7/1944
Age: 28
Additional Information: Son of James and Janet Thomson, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire; husband of Mary Thomson, of Hamilton.
Grave Reference: III G 1
Cemetery: Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and Hamilton West Parish Church Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2020 3:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THORBURN, ALAN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: 1679608
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, BSRU
Date of Death: 7/11/1944
Age: 39
Additional Information: Son of James Orr Thorburn and Emily Bowman Thorburn, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: Row B, Grave 26
Cemetery: Blankenberge Town Cemetery.

Note: BSRU stands for Base Signals and Radar Unit. An interesting account of how LAC Thorburn and others from the BSRU met their death on 7 November 1944 can be seen on the WW2 Talk Forum http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/b-s-r-u-what-do-they-mean.32835/

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and Hamilton Grammar School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2020 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WADDELL, IAN WATSON
Initials: IW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 570293
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Date of Death: 3/5/1946
Age: 26
Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Waddell, of Hamilton.
Grave Reference: Sec B, Grave 24
Cemetery: Hamilton West Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton Grammar School Memorial and Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2020 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Guy Walker RE is possibly:

Name: WALKER, GAVIN MORTON
Initials: GM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Service Number: 2093377
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Date of Death: 4/1/1945
Age: 33
Grave Reference: 5 C 10
Cemetery: Delhi War Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and Hamilton Grammar School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2020 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WATT, WILLIAM
Intials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Warrant Officer Class II (C.S.M.)
Service Number: 3246740
Regiment/Service: The Glider Pilot Regiment, A.A.C., 1st Wing
Date of Death: 5/12/1944
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of William Watt and of Annie Watt (nee Scoular), of Hamilton, Lanarkshire; husband of Elizabeth Black Blair Watt, of Burnbank, Hamilton.
Grave Reference: Plot 3. Row E. Grave 51
Cemetery: Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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