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PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 11:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is REID, Alice M - WAAF.
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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This soldier is named on the memorial (his unit appears to be shown as 2nd RDF (Royal Dublin Fusiliers).

MORROW, Robert Private 22078 6th Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Born: Strabane, Co Tyrone Enlisted: Coatsbridge, Lanarkshire.
Date of Death: 16/08/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
Previous No: Formerly 16402 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

The relatives of Private Robert Morrow, who reside at Camus, near Strabane, have been notified that he was killed in action at the Dardanelles on 16th August last. Private Morrow was attached to the famous Royal Dublin Fusiliers, having volunteered at the outbreak of the war, whilst working in Scotland. He leaves a wife and three children. The Derry Journal, 2 November 1915.

Grave/Memorial: Panel 190 to 196. Helles Memorial.
Irish War Memorial Records Page No: Volume VI, Page 222.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BURNS, John Private 20108 1st Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Born: Old Monkland, Lanarkshire Enlisted: Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Age: 45 Date of Death: 21/08/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
Family Notes: Son of, John Burns; husband of, Rose Burns, of 47, Gt. Coatbank St., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Grave/Memorial: Panel 97 to 101. Helles Memorial.
Irish War Memorial Records Page No: Volume I, Page 300.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

During my research I located this soldier from Coatbridge, I dont see him on the memorial but I am posting him here for ithe nformation of other forum members.

PRICE, Patrick Private 20435 1st Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Born: Coatbridge, Lanarkshire Resided: Routh, Yorkshire Enlisted: Coatbridge.
Age: 25 Date of Death: 21/08/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
Family Notes: Son of, the late Michael and Mary Price.
Grave/Memorial: Panel 97 to 101. Helles Memorial.
Other Memorials: Private Price is named in the Scottish Roll of Honour in, the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh.
IWM Records Page No: Volume VII, Page 142.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McGOWAN, David Able Seaman KX/432 Hood Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Born: Coatbridge, Lanarkshire (17/9/1891).
Age: 24 Date of Death: 06/05/1915 Cause:
Family Notes: Son of John McGowan, of Ringclare, Donaghmore, Newry, Co. Down.
Special Notes: Able Seaman McGowan is not listed on the IWM records.
Other Memorials: Able Seaman McGowan is named in the Scottish Roll of Honour in the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh; he is also commemorated on the Coatbridge War Memorial (located at the corner of Public Park, overlooking the corner of Bank Street and Blair Road), Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Grave/Memorial: Panel 8 to 15. Helles Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am not certain if this soldier is listed on the memorial, but as he has Coatbridge connections, I enter his details for the information of other members.

STEVENSON, James Private 6612 1st Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Born: Coatbridge, Lanarkshire Enlisted: Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Date of Death: 01/07/1915 Cause: Killed in action (Initially reported as Missing).
Other notes: Private Stevenson’s Medal Index Card shows him as entering the Gallipoli Theatre of Operations on 30/4/1915. The Medal Index Card also shows him as “Pres Dead, 1/7/1915.”
Grave/Memorial: Panel 97 to 101. Helles Memorial.
Other memorials: Private Stevenson is named in the Scottish Roll of Honour in the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh.
Irish War Memorial Records Page No: Volume VIII, Page 67.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:41 pm    Post subject: Sgt. Ralph Erskine Reply with quote

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Erskine, Ralph. Sgt. 17th H.L.I.

(Glasgow Herald 26th of February 1917)
"At Edmonton Hospital, London, on 23rd last, of wounds received in action on 9th August, 1916, Sergeant Ralph Erskine, Highland Light Infantry, third and beloved son of Ralph Erskine, butcher, Coatbridge."

Name: ERSKINE, RALPH
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: Depot
Age: 26
Date of Death: 23/02/1917
Service No: 15566
Additional information: Son of Ralph Erskine.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 226. 30.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

Link to Scottish War Graves (Old Monkland Cemetery): http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?p=4939&mforum=scottishwargraves#4939


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:53 pm    Post subject: L/Cpl. Thomas Robertson Reply with quote

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Robertson, Thos. L/Cpl. 9th H.L.I.

(Glasgow Herald 15th of November 1916)
"Died of wounds, on 9th last, at 2/2nd London Casualty Station, Thomas Robertson, aged 22 years, fourth son of Mr & Mrs P. Robertson, 50 St. John Street, Coatbridge."

CWGC
Name: ROBERTSON, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 09/11/1916
Service No: 5177
Additional information: Son of Peter and Janet Robertson, of 32A, Colt Terrace, Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 11.
Cemetery: GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE

SNWM
Surname: ROBERTSON
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: 5177
Date Death: 09/11/1916
Place of birth: Old Monkland Lanarkshire
Other: 9th Bn.(T).
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: A/L/Cpl


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 4:00 pm    Post subject: Pte. James G. Rennie Reply with quote

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Rennie, Jas. G. Pte. 9th S.R.

(Glasgow Herald 15th of November 1916)
"Killed in action, on 23rd October, Private James G. Rennie, Scottish Rifles, aged 23 years, Medical Student, eldest son of James S. Rennie M.B. C.M., 17 Church treet, Coatbridge."

CWGC
Name: RENNIE, JAMES G.
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 23/10/1916
Service No: 43359
Additional information: Son of James S. and Annie G. Rennie, of 17, Church St., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: RENNIE
Firstname: J G
Service Number: 43359
Date Death: 23/10/1916
Place of birth: Coatbridge
Other: 9th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:45 am    Post subject: 2nd Lt. Gavin Kirkland Paterson Reply with quote

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Paterson, Gavin K. 2nd Lt. 9th R.S.

(Glasgow Herald 23rd of January 1915)
"Paterson-
At Armstrong College Hospital, Newcastle, on the 21st last, (of acute pneumonia), Gavin Kirkland, Second Lieutenant 9th Battalion Royal Scots Fusilier, aged 21 years, youngest son of Alexander Paterson, Blair Park, Coatbridge."

CWGC
Name: PATERSON
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Date of Death: 21/01/1915
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 4.
Cemetery: OLD MONKLAND CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: PATERSON
Firstname: Gavin
Date Death: 21/01/1915
Other: 9th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: 2nd Lt
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:21 pm    Post subject: WW2 later additions Reply with quote

There's a few WW2 additions appended on the panels.

Possibly this Peter Cassidy, but the regiment and rank don't fit? (L/Cpl. 1st S.H.)
Name: CASSIDY, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Steward
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Veteran
Age: 22
Date of Death: 26/09/1942
Service No: C/LX 24345
Additional information: Son of Patrick and Mary E. Cassidy, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 64, 3.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

Name: DORAN, EDWARD JAMES
Initials: E J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M. Submarine Parthian
Age: 20
Date of Death: 11/08/1943
Service No: D/JX 161271
Additional information: Son of Daniel Anthony and Mary Salina Doran, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 79, Column 1.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Name: FALLON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy)
Unit Text: H.M.S. Prince Leopold
Age: 21
Date of Death: 29/07/1944
Service No: 229665
Additional information: Son of Denis and Elisebeth Fallon, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 18, Column 1.
Memorial: LIVERPOOL NAVAL MEMORIAL

Name: HAZZARD, PATRICK
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 7 Medium Regt.
Age: 22
Date of Death: between 31/05/1942 and 02/06/1942
Service No: 876604
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 16. G. 5-8.
Cemetery: KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA

Name: TUMILTY, DENIS
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 58 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Date of Death: 07/07/1940
Service No: 1486131
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 1-19.
Cemetery: PERRANZABULOE (ST. PIRAN) CHURCHYARD

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The following soldier is listed on this memorial.

McGARRY, Robert Private 1453 (3rd Rfcts) “D” Coy, 11th Bn 3rd Inf Bde, 1st Div, A.I.F.
Born: Co Longford Enlisted: Collie, WA (23/9/14).
Age: 36 Date of Death: 06/08/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
Previous Military Service: On an application for commission in the A.I.F. (23/9/14) he claimed “6 years service in the 2nd Lanarkshire Royal engineers Volunteers”.
Family Information: Son of Ann Stevenson (formerly McGarry), of 7, Dixon Row, Calder St., Coatbridge, Scotland, and the late George McGarry.
Religion: Church of England. Trade/profession: Engine-driver. Arrived Australia: Aged 33.
Other Notes: Private McGarry’s records show was promoted to the rank of Cpl on 23/9/14 and reverted again to Private on 1/1/15. He was taken on the strength of his battalion (from 3rd reinforcements) on 2/6/15. He was buried in Shell Green Cemetery by Chaplain Capt. T. V. Robertson.
Will notes: In his will (Extracted from his pay book by the Bn Orderly Room Sgt) Private McGarry, bequeath all monies due to him as follows, “Ann Stevenson, 7, Dixon Row, Calder St., Coatbridge, Scotland, if not alive to my brother Thomas, same address as above”.
Embarkation Details: Unit: 11 Infantry Battalion - 1 to 8 Reinforcements (Dec 14 – Sep 15)
Ship Name: HMAT Itonus Ship number: A50 Date: 22 Feb 15 Place: Fremantle
Special Notes: Private McGarry is not listed on the IWM records.
Grave/Memorial: II. H. 7. Shell Green Cemetery.
Other Memorials: Private McGarry's name is located at panel 63 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia; he is also commemorated on the Coatbridge War Memorial Located in the Corner of public park, overlooking corner of Bank Street and Blair Road, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:53 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Miller Reply with quote

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Miller, Jn. Pte. 1st C.H.

(Glasgow Herald Dec 2 1914)
"Intimation has been received from the War Office that Private John Miller, 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders, was killed in action at the Battle of Ypres. A native of Coatbridge he was a reservist and was employed for many years as a hammer driver in Ellis's works, Coatbridge. Two brothers are serving in Kitchener's Army."

CWGC
Name: MILLER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 24/10/1914
Service No: 6517
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Miller, of 34G, Blair Grove, Coatbridge; husband of Isabella Cummings Duggan (formerly Miller), of 20A, Whittington St., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38 and 40.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MILLER
Firstname: John
Service Number: 6517
Date Death: 24/10/1914
Place of birth: Monkland Lanarkshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:01 pm    Post subject: Pte. James Ballantyne Reply with quote

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Ballantyne, Jas. 1st R.H.

(Glasgow Herald Dec 2 1914)
"News has also reached Coatbridge that private James Ballantyne, 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders, was killed in action on October 28. He was a dresser in the Sunnyside Engineering works, Coatbridge, and up til about two years ago resided with his parents in Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge."

Name: BALLANTYNE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 28/10/1914
Service No: 1009
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Mary Ballantyne, of 103, Dundas St., South Side, Glasgow. Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A2. 19.
Cemetery: YPRES TOWN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BALLANTYNE
Firstname: James
Service Number: 1009
Date Death: 28/10/1914
Place of birth: Coatbridge
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 4:08 pm    Post subject: Pte. Henry McVey Reply with quote

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McVey, Hry. Pte. 2nd H.L.I.

(Glasgow Herald 9th Dec 1914)
"Private Henry McVey, belonging to Jackson Street, Coatbridge, was killed in action on November 14. He was a reservist in the Highland Light Infantry, was employed at gartsherrie when called up, and is survived by a widow."

CWGC
Name: McVEY, HENRY
Rank: Private
Service No: 7290
Date of Death: 14/11/1914
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Husband of Elizabeth McVey, of 47L, Castlebank St., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.

SNWM
Surname: McVEY
Firstname: Henry
Service Number: 7290
Date Death: 14/11/1914
Place of birth: Coatbridge Lanarkshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
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