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PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William Bisset Ewart
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: S/13418
Date of Death: 01/10/1915
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 6th Bn.
Grave Reference: Plot 1. Row L. Grave 8.
Cemetery: LE TREPORT MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of the late James and Mrs. Ewart, of Powfoulis, Bothkenriar, Falkirk. Teacher, M.A. of Glasgow University.
Born Eastwood, Renfrewshire. (SNWM)
Teacher at Milton Street Public School, Cowcaddens (Glasgow RoH)
Listed on the Glasgow University Roll of Honour and on Jordanhill Teacher Training College Memorial (1906)
Date of Birth 9th November 1888 (DED 8/11/1/1-7)

DuRuvigny's RoH
Ewart, William Bisset, Sergt., No 13418 6th (Service) Bn. The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders son of James Ewart of Powfoulis, Falkirk, Co. Stirling, Gardener, by his wife Margaret, dau. of William Bisset; born Eastwood Park, Co. Renfrew 9 Feb. 1888; educ. Higher Grade School, Grangemouth, where he gained the Dux Medal and Glasgow University where he graduated M.A. in 1912 and was subsequently employed as a teacher under the Glasgow School Board at the Milton Street Public School; enlisted in the Cameron Highlanders in Sept. 1914 after the outbreak of war, quickly obtaining the rank of Sergt.; went to France 4 July 1915 and died in the General Hospital at Le Treport 1 Oct following from wounds received in action at the Battle of Loos 25 Sept. Buried in the British Soldiers’ Cemetery, Le Treport.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Matthew Craig Fitch MA MC
Rank: Captain
Date of Death: 09/12/1918
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 2nd/10th Bn.
Awards: M C
Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. B42.
Cemetery: ARCHANGEL ALLIED CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of James Fitch, of 5, Allan St., Bridgeton, Glasgow. (buried Semenovka (Bereznik) Cemetery Extension).
Matthew's MC award is at London Gazette 11/1/1916 p.583
He is indexed as Matthew Craig Fitch in this instance and as that he appears on the Glasgow Uni. RoH.
He's shown as being in the Reserve of Officers serving with the East Lancashire Regt.
Medal card of Fitch, Matthew Craig
Corps Regiment No Rank
East Lancashire Regiment Second Lieutenant
Royal Scots Lieutenant
Royal Scots Captain
He appears in the London Gazette quite often but in various versions of his name
L/G 14/12/1915 p. 12549 Matthew C. Fitch promoted from 2nd Lt to Lt with effect from 3/11/1914.
GENERAL RESERVE of OFFICERS. INFANTRY.
Officers Training Corps.
Second Lieutenant (Temporary Lieutenant)
Matthew C. Fitch to be Lieutenant.
Dated 3rd November, 1914.
L/G 9/2/1915 p.6810 M.C. Fitch, East Lancs Regt to be temp Captain 11 -17 April 1915.
L/G 21/12/1915 p.12779 M.C. Fitch, East Lancs Regt to be temp Captain from 20/11/1915.
L/G 11/8/1916 p. 7980 M.C. Fitch, Royal Scots to be temp Captain from 2/6/1916.
L/G 17/7/1917 p.7196 M.C. Fitch, Royal Scots reverts to Lt. no longer employed by Battalion from 18/7/1917.
He died in Russia serving with the 2/10th Royal Scots who were sent there in August 1918. Date of Birth 4th June 1889, teacher at Mathieson Street School, Glasgow (DED 8/11/1/1-7)
He is listed on the Jordanhill Teacher Training College Memorial (1907)
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Henry Mungles Fletcher
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 07/06/1917
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery attd. "Y" 30th T.M. Bty.
Grave Reference: VII. M. 12.
Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND
Additional Information:
Formerly Sergeant (1318) RFA (Medal Index Card)
Born 2/9/1879. M.A. awarded 1904 (Glasgow University Graduation Record)
Resident at 12 Caledonian Mansions, West Glasgow. (Glasgow RoH)
Commemorated on the North Kelvinside School Memorial.
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George Turner Ford
Rank: Private
Service No: 2427
Date of Death: 28/06/1915
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 4th Bn. (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles)
Panel Reference: Panel 26 to 30.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of George and Charlotte Henrietta Ford, of 11, Duddington Crescent, Portobello, Midlothian. M.A. (Hons.), Edinburgh.
Educated at George Watson's College. Student of Arts 1897 – 1901 M.A. 1901. Enlisted November 1914. Killed at Gulley Ravine. (Edinburgh University Roll of the Fallen)
Resident at 371 Bath Street, Glasgow. (Glasgow RoH)

DuRuvigny's RoH
Ford, George Turner, Private No 2427 1/4th Bn. The Royal Scots (Lothian Regt.) (T. F.), son of George Ford of 11 Duddingston Crescent, Portobello, Assistant Secretary of Inland Revenue and Registrar of Estate Duties, Scotland; and brother to Private C.H. Ford (qv); born Edinburgh 1878; educ. Watson’s College, Edinburgh and Edinburgh University where he won the Spence Bursary in 1898 and graduated M.A. with honours in Classics in 1902; subsequently went to La Chatelaine, the International College, near Geneva as English and Classical Master, remaining there until 1909 when he returned with the degree L. es L. to take up the post of French Master in Glasgow High School and when war broke out was busy preparing his thesis for the degree of Ph.D. Geneva; joined the 4th Royal Scots in Nov. 1914; trained at Edinburgh and Larbert; served with the Mediterranean Expeditionary force at the Dardanelles from May 1915 and was killed in action 28 June following being shot while going out to succour a wounded comrade after the charge of the Royal Scots on Gully Ravine. He was a keen sportsman and was prominently associated with cricket and running, winning many successes; his first in the quarter-mile, open to all schools at Stewarts’ Games in 1893; his second in the quarter at the at the International University Sports, Aberdeen in 1893; his first against Downer in the Powderhall open 200 yards handicap in 1900 and his victory in the Mixed Doubles at Liberton lawn Tennis Tournament in 1914.

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Charles Henry Ford
Rank: Private
Service No: 923
Date of Death: 28/06/1915
Age: 34
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 4th Bn. (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles)
Panel Reference: Panel 26 to 30.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of George and Charlotte Henrietta Ford, of 11, Duddington Crescent, Portobello, Midlothian. Minor staff officer, Inland Revenue Dept., Edinburgh
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William Fulton
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 242769
Date of Death: 12/10/1918
Age: 33
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Grave Reference: I. B. 4.
Cemetery: SELRIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, MONTAY
Additional Information: Son of Janet Fulton, of 160, Duke St., Glasgow, and the late Mr. J. William Fulton
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James Brown Findlay
Rank: Private
Service No: S/16439
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. D. 24.
Cemetery: GUEMAPPE BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT
Additional Information: Son of John and Elizabeth Findlay, of 174, Weir St., Glasgow
Born Govan (SNWM) (Glasgow RoH)
Commemorated on the Glasgow University RoH.
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George Cumming Gardner
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 14856
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 6th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 53 to 56.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of William and Jane Gardner, of Craigton, Milngavie, Glasgow.
Glasgow RoH – Sir JN Cuthbertson School.
Listed on the Jordanhill Teacher Training College Memorial (1909) also listed on the Milngavie War Memorial.
Date of Birth 6th September 1889, teacher at Cuthbertson School, Glasgow (DED 8/11/1/1-7)

DuRuvigny's RoH
Gardner, George Cumming, Corporal No 14856 6th (Service) Bn. The King’s Own Scottish Borderers, eldest son of William Gardner of Craigton, Milngavie, Glasgow, Warehouseman, by his wife Jane, dau. of George Cumming; born Strathblane, Glasgow 6 Sept. 1889; educ. Craigton Public School; Bearsden Higher Grade School; Normal College, Glasgow and Provincial Training Institute; was a School Teacher, enlisted 10 Dec. 1914; went to France 10 May 1915 and was killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25 Sept. following.
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Walter Dingwall
Rank: Private
Service No: 36200
Date of Death: 09/04/1918
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 10th/11th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 9.
Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
Born Loanhead, Midlothian (SNWM)
The only Walter Dingwall on SNWM
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James Glen
Rank: Captain
Date of Death: 16/09/1918
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force 70th Sqdn. and 5th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Panel Reference
Memorial: ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of John and Jane E. Glen, of 14, Hillington Gardens, Cardonald, Glasgow. Formerly Private (15943) 17th Highland Light Infantry and served as 2nd Lieutenant, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Medal Index Card).

Captain James Glen was the second son of the late Mr John Glen and Jane E. Glen of 14 Hillington Gardens, Cardonald, Glasgow. Captain Glen was a Teacher in Lambhill Street School when on the 16th September 1914 he enlisted in the 17th HLI. After training at Troon he went to France in November 1915. On the 4th August he was gazetted to the 5th Scottish Rifles, but on returning to France was attached to the 2nd Scottish Rifles. In July 1917, for gallantry, he was transferred to the Royal Air Force, where he qualified first as Observer and then as Pilot Scout. On the 1st July 1918 he crossed to France and was attached to the 70th Squadron RAF. He went on patrol to attack enemy balloons on the 16th of September and failed to return. (Bellahouston Academy War Memorial RoH)

Commemorated on the Jordanhill Teacher Training College Memorial (1910) & Bellahouston Academy War Memorial.
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James Graham
Rank: Private
Service No: 322083
Date of Death: 21/03/1918
Age: 37
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps 2nd/2nd North Midland Field Amb
Awards: M. M.
Panel Reference: Bay 10.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of the late James and Isabella Graham; husband of Agnes K. Glover Graham of 139 Greenhead Street, Glasgow. (CWGC and Glasgow RoH)
He was a teacher at Lambhill School, Glasgow (DED 1.1.21)
Listed on the Jordanhill Teacher Training College Memorial (1901)
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William Grindlay MA
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 30/05/1918
Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry attd. 2nd Bn Wiltshire Regiment
Panel Reference
Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Brother of Robert and Janet Grindlay, of Stirling Villa, 12, Murray Avenue, Kilsyth, Glasgow. Formerly Private (S/14727) Cameron Highlanders. (Medal Index Card)
Attestation.
William Grindlay, 25 years 11 months (9th Sep 1914 so born Oct 1889) Teacher
Entered France on the 9th July 1915.
Commissioned on the 17th December 1917
5ft 6 ˝ 121 lbs. 34 inch chest fair hair dark grey eyes and dark hair
A Presbyterian
Enlisted in Glasgow on the 9th September 1914
He was a teacher at Kinning Park School, Glasgow (DED 1.1.21)
Listed on the Glasgow University Roll of Honour and on Jordanhill Teacher Training College Memorial (1908)
Also listed on the Kilsyth War Memorial – there are six Grindlays on this memorial.
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George Rome Gold
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 27/05/1918
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Hampshire Regiment attd. 2nd Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment
Panel Reference
Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Bain Gold, of 169, Maxwell Rd., Shieldhall, Glasgow; husband of Isabel Smith Gold of 125 Albert Road, Langside, Glasgow
Formerly Private (10318) Scots Guards (Medal Index Card)
He was employed in the Offices of the Glasgow Education Department.
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Alexander Hill
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 12/10/1918
Age: 38
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 9 and 10.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mr and Mrs A. Hill, of Millcraig, Alness, Ross-shire; husband of Barbara R. S. Mackenzie Hill, of 192 Bedlay St., Springburn, Glasgow.
Teacher under Glasgow Education Authority. Enlisted in Feb., 1915
Formerly Sergeant (331200) HLI (Medal Index Card)
Listed on the Alness War Memorial & Glasgow RoH.
Date of Birth 10th February 1880, teacher at Hyde Park School, Glasgow (DED 8/11/1/1-7)
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James McGregor Hill
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 10/11/1916
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: 1730.
Cemetery: MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA
Additional Information: Son of John and Margaret McGregor Hill of Lifton House, Jesmond, Newcastle-on-Tyne. B.Sc. Glasgow University.
A Teacher at Lambhill Street Public School, Glasgow (Glasgow RoH)
Listed on the Glasgow University Roll of Honour and on Jordanhill Teacher Training College Memorial (1908)
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George Hutchison
Rank: Corporal
Service No: S/16064
Date of Death: 16/06/1915
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: D. 26.
Cemetery: CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES OLD MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of George and Amelia Hutchison, of Wellpark, Glen Rd., Shotts, Lanarkshire. M.A. Glasgow University, and Assistant Schoolmaster
Born Carluke, Lanarkshire (SNWM)
Teacher at Mathieson Street School, Glasgow (Glasgow RoH)
Listed on the Glasgow University Roll of Honour and on Jordanhill Teacher Training College Memorial (1913)
Date of Birth 5th August 1892 (DED 8/11/1/1-7)

EVENING TIMES 24th JUNE 1915 P3
Corporal George Hutchison MA aged 22; son of Mr George Hutchison, Colliery Manager, Shotts was killed on Wednesday, June 16 in the trenches. He enlisted in the Cameron Highlanders on December 9 last and was drafted to the front seven weeks ago. He was educated at Calderhead (Shotts) and Glasgow High School and graduated at Glasgow University. Previous to enlisting he was teaching at Mathieson Street School, Glasgow.
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