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GUTHRIE, ROBERT McD. Captain, Cameronians (S.R.). Transferred in 1942 to the Foreign Office as King's Messenger. One of Mr Churchill's party proceeding to Yalta Conference. As a member of the advance party, killed in the air crash of 1/2/45. Buried at Malta.



GUTHRIE, ROBERT MACDONALD

Rank: Captain
Trade: Retd.
Date of Death: 01/02/1945
Age: 48
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead, British Delegation to the Crimea Conference.

Reporting Authority AIR CRASHES AT SEA

Additional Information: King's Messenger, Foreign Office; of 53 Marsham Court, London, S.W.1. Son of Robert Wilson Guthrie, and Margaret Downie Guthrie, of Glasgow; husband of Alma Guthrie. Member of the staff of the British Delegation to the Crimea Conference. Known to be buried in Malta at the Imtarfa Military Cemetery, Plot 1 Row 5 Joint Grave 18.

Not listed on the City of Glasgow Roll of Honour.
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GUY, CHARLES M. Sergeant, RAF. Flight Engineer in Lancaster bomber, No. 514 Squadron, Waterbeach, Cambs. Killed on operation to Caen, Normandy, 30/7/44. Body recovered from the sea off the coast of Normandy by one of HM Ships and buried at sea.



GUY, CHARLES MATHIESON

Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 1820355
Date of Death: 30/07/1944
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 514 Sqdn.
Panel Reference Panel 230.
Memorial RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of Colin and Margaret Guy, of Glasgow. His brother, Robert Calder Guy also died on service.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 89 Elderslie Street, Glasgow, C3.
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Brother of the above Charles Guy.

GUY, ROBERT C. FLight Sergeant, RAF. Rear Gunner in Lancaster bomber, No. 514 Squadron, Waterbeach, Cambs. Killed when returning from operation near Paris, 8/6/44. Plane hit by flak, caught fire, and crashed at Celle-les-Bordes, Seine et Oise. Buried in communal cemetery there.



GUY, ROBERT CALDER

Rank: Flight Sergeant
Trade: Air Gnr.
Service No: 1565396
Date of Death: 08/06/1944
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 514 Sqdn.
Grave Reference Grave 3.
Cemetery LA CELLE-LES-BORDES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Colin Calder Guy and Margaret Park Mathieson Guy, of Glasgow. His brother, Charles Mathieson Guy, also died on service.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 89 Elderslie Street, Glasgow, C3.
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HALLERON, VIVIAN. Lieutenant, Gordon Highlanders. Killed by a sniper while leading his platoon in the clearing up of Rees, on the day following the crossing of the Rhine, 25/3/45.



HALLERON, VIVIAN MICHAEL

Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 330386
Date of Death: 25/03/1945
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st Bn.
Grave Reference 52. D. 13.
Cemetery REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 31 Kersland Street, Glasgow, W2.
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HAMILTON, GEORGE. Private, Royal Army Pay Corps. Died in Gleneagles Hospital, 28/5/40.

No photo in the Roll of Service.

HAMILTON, GEORGE

Rank: Private
Service No: 7665718
Date of Death: 28/05/1940
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Pay Corps
Grave Reference Sec. H. Grave 1004.
Cemetery GLASGOW (LAMBHILL) CEMETERY

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 12 Gray Street, Glasgow, C3.

Grave photos courtesy of Anne Anderson:



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HAMILTON, JOHN. Gunner, R.A. Died of wounds, France 22/5/40. Age 26.



HAMILTON, JOHN

Rank: Gunner
Service No: 815482
Date of Death: Between 22/05/1940 and 26/05/1940
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 3 Bty., 1 Medium Regt.
Grave Reference Row C. Grave 2.
Cemetery WORMHOUDT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 1 Cartside Street, Glasgow, S2.
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HEWLETT, ALFRED G. Driver, RASC. POW, North Africa, 1942. Drowned on transport between Tripoli and Italy, 27/2/42.

The ship he was lost on was the Italian ship the "Tembien" which was torpedoed by HMS Upholder. Hewlett had been captured at Tobruk.



CWGC and the Glasgow Roll of Honour give his name as George Hewlett.

HEWLETT, GEORGE ALFRED

Rank: Driver
Service No: T/85469
Date of Death: 27/02/1942
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps, 1 Support Group Coy.
Panel Reference Column 74.
Memorial ALAMEIN MEMORIAL

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 94 Kingsheath Avenue, Rutherglen, Glasgow.
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HUNTER, ALEX. Gunner, RA (L.A.A.). Reported by Japanese authorities to have died at sea while a POW, 10/11/42.

No photo in Roll of Service.

HUNTER, ALEXANDER

Rank: Gunner
Service No: 1738981
Date of Death: 10/11/1942
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Panel Reference Column 21.
Memorial SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Husband of Elizabeth Hunter, of Glasgow.

Listed in City of Glasgow Roll of Honour, but no address given.


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HUTTON, ALEXANDER. Captain, R.A. (8th Army). Mentioned in Despatches. Killed in action at Bayeux, Normandy, 8/7/44.



HUTTON, ALEXANDER

Rank: Captain
Service No: 207333
Date of Death: 08/07/1944
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 65 (The Norfolk Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regt.
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference VIII. E. 24.
Cemetery BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 2050 Great Western Road, Glasgow, W3.
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Son of Alexander and Hannah Hutton, of Glasgow.
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IRVINE, GEORGE. Gunner, R.A. Killed in action, Dunkirk, 10/5/40.

No photo in Roll of Service.

No matches found on CWGC.

Listed as Gunner, Royal Artillery on the Glasgow Roll of Honour, but no address given.
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IRVINE, JOHN L. Trooper, Royal Tank Regiment. Died of wounds at El Alamein, Middle East, 7/7/42.



IRVINE, JOHN LIVINGSTONE MCINTYRE

Rank: Trooper
Service No: 7899346
Date of Death: 07/07/1942
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C., 5th
Grave Reference XXXIII. E. 17.
Cemetery EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Janet Irvine, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 1802 Great Western Road, Glasgow W3.


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JACKSON, DAVID. Corporal, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds, Wadi Akarit, Middle East, 7/4/43.



Closest match on CWGC:

JACKSON, DAVID

Rank: Sapper
Service No: 2118625
Date of Death: 07/04/1943
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 276 Field Coy.
Grave Reference VI. F. 20.
Cemetery ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Christopher and Janet Jackson, of Torrance, Stirlingshire; husband of Mary D. S. Jackson, of Torrance.

Not listed on Glasgow Roll of Honour.


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JOHNSON, CHARLES S. Marine, Royal Marine Commandos. Killed in action under shell-fire, Normandy, 8/8/44.



JOHNSON, CHARLES STEPHEN

Rank: Marine
Service No: PO/X 113092
Date of Death: 08/08/1944
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Marines, No. 48 R.M. Commando.
Panel Reference Panel 93.
Memorial PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of Robert Burns Johnson and Annie Johnson, of Ruchill, Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 20 Smeaton Street, Glasgow, NW.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:21 pm    Post subject: George Irvine Reply with quote

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IRVINE, GEORGE. Gunner, R.A. Killed in action, Dunkirk, 10/5/40.


This would appear to be the only likely casualty for this man / date / location, however if correct, the School Roll must be in error.
He died in air operations in the Dunkirk area.

IRVINE, GEORGE BOYLE

Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Obs.
Service No: 580456
Date of Death: 10/05/1940
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
142 Sqdn.

Grave Reference Plot 19. Row C. Grave 5.
Cemetery TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE

Additional Information:
Son of Ch. Engr. Offr. William Irvine, Merchant Navy, and Adeline McGregor Boyle Irvine, of Glasgow.
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JONES, RONALD J. Steward, RN. Lost his life on board HMS Scotstoun (Anchor liner Caledonia) when ship was torpedoed by German submarine, 13/6/40.

No photo in Roll of Service.

JONES, RONALD JAMES

Rank: Steward
Service No: 109959
Date of Death: 13/06/1940
Regiment/Service: Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy), H.M.S. Scotstoun
Panel Reference Panel 21, Column 2.
Memorial LIVERPOOL NAVAL MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of Hugh and Marie Jones, of Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire.

No address given in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.
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