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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:18 pm    Post subject: Pte. Thomas R. CRON - R.S.F. / Ord. Seaman Robert CRON, R.N. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, July 29th., 1915. Deaths on Service notice:-
"CRON.- Died on hospital ship Devanha on 5th July of wounds received in action in Dardanelles on 3rd July, Private Thomas R. Cron, aged 20 years, younger son of George Cron, merchant, and Mrs Cron, 3 Ayr Road, Dalmellington."


CWGC: CRON, Thomas R.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 7616.
Date of Death: 5/7/1915. Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 5th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. B. 34.
Cemetery: EAST MUDROS MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece.

SNWM: Born Dalmellington, Ayrshire.
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The Glasgow Herald, Friday, August 3rd., 1917. Deaths on Service notice:-
"CRON.- Died at Temporary R.N. Hospital, Chatham, 1st August, Robert, son of George Cron.- Funeral Saturday, 4th August, on arrival 12.20 train, Dalmellington, only intimation and invitation."


Death registered Medway 2a 706 (Q3 1917),
Robert Cron (23).

SNWM:- Ordinary Seaman Robert CRON
Service number: Clyde Z/8308.
The Royal Navy.

CWGC:- CRON, R.
Rank: Ordinary Seaman.
Service No: Clyde Z/8308.
Date of Death: 1/8/1917.
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve H.M.S. "Pembroke."

Cemetery: DALMELLINGTON NEW CEMETERY. 2nd Extension 36.
Grave Registration documents record: Lair owner (Father), George Cron, ironmonger, Main Street, Dalmellington.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:46 am    Post subject: WW1 and WW11 local burials Reply with quote

Commemorated on this memorial and buried locally at Dalmellington (New) Cemetery, which consists of two extensions (made in 1889 and 1909) on the North-East side of the Parish Churchyard.:

WW1
John CALDWELL
Robert CRON (details see my preceding post)
Daniel KILLEN
Alexander MURDOCH


WW11
Matthew DEMPSEY
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CWGC:- CALDWELL, John Gibson
Rank: Driver. Service No: 79613.
Date of Death: 31/3/1919. Age: 31.
Regiment/Service: 5th "C" Reserve Bde. Royal Field Artillery.

Cemetery: DALMELLINGTON NEW CEMETERY. 2nd. Extn. 106.

Additional Information: Son of Robert and Annie Gibson Nesbit or Caldwell, 10 High St., Dalmellington.
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CWGC:- KILLEN, D
Rank: Private. Service No: 43419.
Date of Death: 7/3/1918. Age: 31.
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry. Depot

Cemetery: DALMELLINGTON NEW CEMETERY. 2nd. Extn. 260.

Additional Information: Son of John Killen, 14, Townhead, Dalmellington.

FreeBMD: Death registered Bakewell 7b 939 (Q1 1918) Daniel Killen (29). Bakewell registration district is in Derbyshire.
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CWGC:- MURDOCH, A.
Rank: Private. Service No: 1009270.
Date of Death: 8/9/1918. Age: 39.
Regiment/Service: 46th. Bn. Canadian Infantry, (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Cemetery: DALMELLINGTON NEW CEMETERY. 1st. Extn. 37.

Additional Information: Son of James Murdoch and Kathleen Gemmell Murdoch, Chalmerston Farm, Dalmellington.

FreeBMD: Death registered Brighton 2b 258 (Q3 1918) Alexander Murdock (sic) (37) maybe this soldier.
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WW11
CWGC: DEMPSEY, Matthew Wren
Rank: Stoker.
Service No: LT/KX 125029.
Date of Death: 1/12/1942. Age: 26.
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Patrol Service. H.M. Trawler Jasper.

Cemetery: DALMELLINGTON NEW CEMETERY. Grave 38.

Additional Information: Son of Matthew and Helen Dempsey, of Dalmellington.

FreeBMD: Death registered Totnes 5b 271 (Q4 1942) Matthew W. Dempsey (26). Totnes registration district is in Devon.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:27 am    Post subject: John Park GH Reply with quote

John Park Pte S/3401 10th Gordon Highlanders b Dalmellington,Ayr e Aberdeen Killed in Action F&F 25/09/1915 (Battle of Loos). Soldiers Effects: Widow: Christina. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 241266
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st/5th Bn
Date of Death: 28/11/1917
Age: 26
Additional Information: Husband of Kathrine K. Wilson of 7, Benwhat, Dalmellington, Ayrshire.
Panel Reference: Q5
Memorial: Ramleh War Cemetery

Also named on Girvan War Memorial. SNWM states born Girvan.
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