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PostPosted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 3:49 pm    Post subject: Clarkston Bowling & Tennis Club Reply with quote

Clarkston Bowling & Tennis Club, 127 Eastwoodmains Road, Clarkston G76 7HD

OS Grid Ref: NS 570577



www.clarkstonbtc.org.uk

A member of the Bowling Club has collected and collated a lot of information about the history of the Club. The information is contained within a dozen albums; the following photograph was taken from volume 1.



May 1915
This photograph, taken behind the lines in France shows a typical
group of eight Glasgow Highlanders, six of whom were Club Members.

Of the eight, it appears that two were killed shortly after the photo was taken.

Name: KELLY
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Date of Death: 12/09/1915
Service No: 2767
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 2.
Cemetery: GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, FRANCE.


Name: REID, JAMES WILLIAM CAMERON
Initials: J W C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: "F" Coy. 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 16/05/1915
Service No: 2995
Additional information: Son of George and Agnes Reid, of Glenpark, Busby, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 37 and 38.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL, FRANCE.



At the end of each year a financial report and a summary of the year report was produced.
During the years 1939 -1945 the report included the names of those serving in the forces and also those who died on service.






Name: PEDDIE, ANDREW LIGGAT
Initials: A L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 59 Sqdn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 31/08/1940
Service No: 747834
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Donald Peddie, of Largs, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 7.
Cemetery: QUIBERVILLE CHURCHYARD, FRANCE

Name: SAYERS, JOHN MANNINGTON
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 143 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 27/08/1941
Service No: 60312
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Compt. 2.F. Linn Extn. Grave 2007.
Cemetery: CATHCART CEMETERY, SCOTLAND.

Name: TAYLOR, JOHN MITCHELL
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Flt. Engr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 51 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 30/03/1943
Service No: 1374466
Additional information: Son of William Duncan Taylor and Agnes Jane F. Taylor, of Clarkston, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 12.
Cemetery: VORDEN GENERAL CEMETERY, NETHERLANDS.

Name: WHITE, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 49 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 26/04/1940
Service No: 39090
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 4A. C. 8-10.
Cemetery: HAMBURG CEMETERY, GERMANY.


Many thanks to Eric Cooper, Groundsman, for allowing me access to the club

John
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