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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:00 am    Post subject: Rhu Reply with quote

Rhu - Dumbarton, Helensburgh District
The Rhu war memorial is a grey granit celtic cross which stands in front of the kirk.





WWI NAMES:
Adam Andrew
Anderson Peter
Cameron John T.
Campbell Jack
Core Alexander
Downie J. Maitland
Elrick A.
Girvan Andrew
Girvan David
Hughes Christopher
Hughes Neil
Hunt James
Limmond William
Logan William
MacDonald Allan
MacDonald James
MacDonald Murdo
MacDonald Sydney
MacKenzie Archibald
MacKenzie John
MacLean John G.
MacNeill Donald
Martin James
McDougall John E.
Miller Iain M.
Miller John
Miller W. Douglas
Mills George
Nutt William C.
Shedden John
Thomson Dugald
Waugh R.W.G.

WWII NAMES:
Barge Robert Nigel Kenneth
Matts John Douglas
McPhail Archibald Edward MacLean
McShee Andrew
Morrison Hew
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Malcolm



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2007 11:13 pm    Post subject: Is this Rhu and Shandon? Reply with quote

My Brother-in-law is about to send me photos of the Rhu and Shandon Memorial. If this is it I'll phone him and stop him duplicating. I think there is also a Table in the Church with names on it on two panels.
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alexmaclennan



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 2:01 am    Post subject: Rhu WM Inscription Reply with quote

This is what I recorded for UKNIWM

1. Main dedication inscription on the main block, below the Cross

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
FROM THIS PARISH,
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE GREAT WAR,
1914 – 19

AND OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR
1939 – 1945

ROBERT NIGEL KENNETH BARGE
ARCHIBALD EDWARD MACLEAN McPHAIL
ANDREW McSHEE
HEW MORRISON
JOHN DOUGLAS OATTS


2. Subsidiary inscription on the plinth below the main dedication

“GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT
A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS”

3. Names on two sides of the main block. Names arranged by Surname but not alphabetically. Forename, middle initial and surname given. Rank, decoration, regiment/service, place or date of death not given

ANDREW ADAM, ANDREW GIRVAN,
PETER ANDERSON, DAVID GIRVAN,
JOHN T. CAMERON, CHRISTR HUGHES,
JACK CAMPBELL, JAMES HUNT,
ALEXANDER CORE, ALLAN MACDONALD,
J. MAITLAND DOWNIE, MURDO MACDONALD,
A. ELRICK, SYDNEY MACDONALD,
NEIL HUGHES, JAMES MACDONALD,
WILLIAM LIMMOND, DUNCAN THOMSON,
WILLIAM LOGAN,


JOHN F. McDOUGALL, JOHN MILLER,
ARCHD. MACKENZIE, W. DOUGLAS MILLER,
JOHN MACKENZIE, IAIN M. MILLER,
JOHN C(orG). MACLEAN, GEORGE MILLS,
DONALD MACNEILL, WILLIAM C. NUTT,
JAMES MARTIN, JOHN SHEDDEN,
R.W.G. WAUGH


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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of the Second World War names

BARGE, ROBERT NIGEL KENNETH
Initials: R N K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 23
Date of Death: 04/06/1940
Service No: 69056
Additional information: Son of Lt.-Col. Kenneth Barge and Debonaire Eva Ruth Barge, of Rhu, Dunbartonshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 1 Row 1 Grave 19.
Cemetery: DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY

Also commemorated at his former school, Glenalmond College in Perthshire
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:38 pm    Post subject: Pte. Christopher Tatham D. Hughes Reply with quote

WW1
Christr. Hughes

(Glasgow Herald 2nd July 1915)
"Died, from injuries received in action, in No.3 General Hospital, France, on Sunday, 27th June, Private C.T.D. Hughes, Shrewsbury School Contingent, 5th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry, aged 19 years 9 months, youngest son of Arthur Hughes, R.N. (retired), Inchneuk, Row."

CWGC
HUGHES, CHRISTOPHER T. D
Rank: Private
Service No: 13045
Date of Death: 27/06/1915
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: King's Shropshire Light Infantry 5th Bn.
Grave Reference: Plot 2. Row F. Grave 5A.
Cemetery: LE TREPORT MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Shrewsbury School Contingent.

SNWM
Surname: HUGHES
Forename: Christopher Tatham
Rank: Pte
Service number: 13045
Place of birth: Row Helensburgh Dumbartonshire
Date of death: 27 June 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
Cause of death: Died of wounds.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Unit name: THE KING'S SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY.
Other detail: 5th Bn.
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jrah60



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some up to date photos.
Looks like the memorial has been refurbished.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



John
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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Couldn't resist checking on this man (no relative)

MORRISON, HEW.
Rank:Flying Officer
Trade:Pilot
Service No:127904
Date of Death:27/07/1944
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference:Sec. G. Grave 25. Cemetery:FASLANE CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of James Douglas Morrison, and of Jean Mackay Mackenzie Morrison, of Helensburgh.

Death registered at Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Faslane cemetery contains 33 First World War Graves, of which 31 are connected with the sinking of H.M. Submarine "K.13" in the Gareloch on 29 January 1917. There is also a special memorial which stands in memory of a Fairfield Shipbuilding Company employee who perished aboard "K.13" and whose body was never recovered.

There are nine Second World War Graves in this cemetery.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice pics Ken, good job Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not down to me, Derek. All credit goes to John - and I do agree, great photos.
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