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PostPosted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:35 am    Post subject: Thomas Drummond Reply with quote

Thomas Drummond Pte S/3159 1st Gordon Highlanders b Renton,Dumbarton e Dumbarton Killed in Action F & F 24/03/1918 Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:09 pm    Post subject: Thomas Drummond GH Reply with quote

Thomas Drummond Pte S/3159 1st Gordon Highlanders b Renton, Dumbarton e Dumbarton Killed in Action F & F 24/03/1918 1901 Census: b 1894. 15 Lennox St; Renton. Father: James: Occ: Carter. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Margaret. Margaret Cuthill Semple. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:10 pm    Post subject: James Renton Reply with quote

James Gorman Cpl 1369 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Renton,Dumbarton e Glasgow Died of Wounds F&F 24/08/17 Son of James & Catherine Gorman. 1901 Census: 93 Back St; b 1892. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Sarah Leyton. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery B 011 Plot XVIII Row A Grave 03 Daily Record 28-12-14 Page 3
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:13 pm    Post subject: John McArthur GH Reply with quote

John McArthur Pte S/22398 5th Gordon Highlanders b Benhill, D'tonshire e Stirling Age 27 Killed in Action F&F 10/10/1918 Son of Mrs. B. McArthur, of 133, Back St., Dumbartonshire. Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe Fr 0115 Plot III Row G Grave 13
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:53 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. David Weir, H.L.I. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 19th March, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
WEIR.-
Died of wounds on the 20th February, 1917, Private David Weir, H.L.I., late Union Bank, Dumbarton, the dearly beloved and only son of John and Mary Weir, Leven Street, Renton."

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Surname WEIR
Forename David
Rank Pte
Service number 333062
Decoration
Place of birth Cardross Dumbartonshire
Date of death 20 February 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Other detail 9th Bn. (T.).

SDGW - Born Cardross; lived Renton; enlisted Dumbarton.
Previous Service Nr.:- 6332 Private.
1901 Census Dunbartonshire, Renton, 25 Leven Street, recorded (transcription):- David Weir (5), son, born Renton; John Weir (40), Organising Secretary, born Renton; Mary Weir (39), Wife, born Renton; two female siblings.


CWGC - WEIR, David
Rank: Private.
Service No: 333062.
Date of Death: 28/02/1917. Age: 20. (Killed in action.)
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry "D" Coy. 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. N. 1.
Cemetery: PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Weir, of 25, Leven St., Renton, Dumbartonshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:59 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Alexander Birnie, M.M., 2nd.Bn. Scots Guards. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 21st December, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
BIRNIE.-
Died of wounds, on 14th December, at 9th General Hospital, Private Alexander Birnie, Scots Guards, aged 24 years, beloved second son of the late Mr John Birnie and of Margaret Garden Birnie, 3 King Street, Renton."

SDGW - Born Cathcart, Lanarkshire; enlisted Dumbarton.
Theatre of war first served in:- (1) France, 17th February, 1915.

Soldier's backpay 6 10s 6d and 15 War Gratuity to Margaret (mother).

1901 Census Renfrews., Cathcart, 1131, Pollockshaws Road, recorded (transcription):- Alexander Birnie (7), Scholar, son, born Renfrewshire, Glasgow; John Birnie (32), Spirit Salesman, born Aberdeenshire, Savoch; Margaret Birnie (35), Wife, born Forfarshire, Brechin; siblings.


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Surname BIRNIE
Forename Alexander
Rank Gdsm
Service number 10525
Decoration MM
Place of birth Cathcart Lanark
Date of death 14 December 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll SCOTS GUARDS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to SCOTS GUARDS

CWGC - BIRNIE, A.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 10525.
Date of Death: 14/12/1917. Age: 24. (Died of wounds.)
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards 2nd Bn.
Awards: M M
Grave Reference: P. V. Q. 6A.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
Additional Information: Son of John and Margaret Birnie, of 3, King St., Renton, Dunbartonshire.

Sunday Post, 12th November, 1916 (page 4 - Sunday Special):-
"RENTON SOLDIER GAINS MILITARY MEDAL Renton, Saturday.
Intimation has been received by Mrs John Birnie, 165 Main Street, Renton, that her son, Private Alexander Birnie, Scots Guards, has been awarded the Military Medal for his bravery in France. He is twenty three years of age and a native of Glasgow. He joined the colours two years ago last September, and was wounded in France a few months ago."

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 5:52 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. William Barr, A. & S.H. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 24th April, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
BARR.-
Killed in action, on 8th (sic) April, Private William Barr, A. and S. H., beloved eldest son of Mrs R. Barr, Cross House, Renton, and grandson of the late James Orr, joiner, East Kilbride.- A loving son, a brother dear, a faithful friend; American and New Zealand papers please copy."

SDGW - Born Renton; lived Renton; enlisted Stirling.
Service records exist for this soldier.

William Barr, 23 years and 7 months, Shop Assistant, 4 Burn Street, Renton. Medical:- Stirling 14th July, 1916.
2/8th. Bn. A. & S.H. Pte. 4793. Joined at Dumbarton, 25th July, 1916.
2/8 Embodied, Dunoon, Pte. (Appears to be some confusion in dates/places of joining.)
France, 28th January, 1917. I.B. Depot 30th January, 1917.
11th. A. & S.H. Posted 18th February, 1917.

Mother's address:- Cross House, 160 Main Road, Renton.
Soldiers backpay and War Gratuity to mother, Helen.


SNWM - WW1
Surname BARR
Forename William
Rank Pte
Service number S/43128
Decoration
Place of birth Renton Dunbartonshire
Date of death 7 April 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 11th Bn.

CWGC - BARR, William
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/43128.
Date of Death: 07/04/1917.
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 11th Bn.
Panel Reference:Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:24 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Second Lieut. John J. Andrew, Northumberland Fusiliers Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 3rd May, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
"ANDREW.
- On 29th April, at No 1 Red Cross Hospital, of wounds received on 9th April, Second Lieutenant J. J. Andrew, Northumberland Fusiliers, late of the A. and S.H., youngest son of Mr and Mrs J. Andrew, Renton."

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Surname ANDREW
Forename John James
Rank T/2nd Lieut
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 29 April 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS (TYNESIDE SCOTTISH)
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS TYNESIDE SCOTTISH
Other detail 1st Bn.

Medal index ticket records previous service:- Pte. 9968 14th. Bn. A. & S.H.; 2/Lt. 20th. Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers.
Major J. Andrew (father), Woodside, Renton.

1901 Census Dunbartonshire, Renton, Woodside, recorded (transcription):- John J. Andrew (6) Scholar, son, born Lanarkshire, Carluke; John Andrew (41), Teacher in Public Braid (sic) School, born Renton; siblings. (Elizabeth Andrew (mother) not listed. Born Lanarks., Airdrie, she would be 38 years old at 1901 census.)


CWGC - ANDREW, John James
Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 29/04/1917. Age: 22. (Died of wounds received at Arras.)
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn.
Grave Reference: XVII. E. 12.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Major John and Elizabeth Andrew, of Renton, Dumbartonshire.
Born at Carluke, Lanarkshire.

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PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2016 8:40 am    Post subject: James Morton memorial has A & S but could this me the ma Reply with quote

James Morton Pte 310362 5th Gordon Highlanders b Cardross, Dumb'ton Age 22 Killed in Action F&F 23/04/1917 Son of Mrs. Margaret Morton, of Renton, Dumbartonshire. Soldiers Effects: Mo: Maggie. Brown's Copse Cemetery, Rouex Fr 0604 Plot I Row E Grave 23 Evening Times 18-6-17 Page 5: Photo The Scotsman 21-06-17 P7: Renton.
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