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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:22 pm    Post subject: Woodside Secondary School, WW2 Reply with quote

Woodside Senior Secondary School



The original school was located at the junction of Woodlands Road and Eldon Street, Glasgow. Part of the building is now home to the STUC and the other part to The Old Schoolhouse Restaurant.
Woodside Secondary School opened in September 1882 and closed on June 30th 1999. In 117 years more than 70,000 pupils passed through these halls of learning, many going on to further education and University. The School Motto is FORTITUDINE VINCEMUS - "By endurance we conquer!" www.user.dccnet.com/billclark/history.html

The Memorials are housed in Hillhead High School, 22-44 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LJ



1939 – 1945

IN REMEMBRANCE

George Abbott F.A.A.
John E. Addison R.A.F.
Alexander C. Aiken M.B.E. R.N.
George Anderson H.L.I.
Stephen Appi R.A.F.
Robert Barron R.A.F.
Thomas Blacklock R.A.F.
Richard Bogie R.A.C.
Thomas Bone R.N.
Douglas S. Brodie A&SH
Donald C. Bruce London Scottish
William Bruce M.N.
James C. Burton M.N.
William C. Burton M.N.
Campbell Coutts Camerons
Clifford Cummings A.T.C.
Albert H. Dixon R.A.F.
Robert E. Duff R.N.
Derek Dunlop R.A.F.
John H. Ferguson R.A.F.
Edwin McG. Fletcher R.A.F.
Arthur H. Ford R.A.F.
Cornwall Gallacher R.N.
James R. Gilmour R.A.F.
George Gray R.A.
Robert McD. Guthrie Cameronians
Charles M. Guy R.A.F.
Robert C. Guy R.A.F.
Vivian Halleron Gordons
George Hamilton R.A.P.C.
John Hamilton R.A.
Alfred G. Hewlett R.A.S.C.
Alexander Hunter R.A.
Alexander Hutton R.A.
George Irvine R.A.
John Irvine R. Tks.
David Jackson R.E.
Charles S. Johnson R.M.
Ronald J. Jones R.N.
Gordon Lamont R.A.
Ian Lamont R.A.F.
Ian J. Lamont F.A.A.
Frank Law R.A.F.
John A. Law D.F.C. R.A.F.
William McBride Cameronians
Robert McCaw R.N.
Scott G. McFarlane R.A.
Neil McA. McGaw R.A.F.
James McKay R.A.F.
John McKay Recce Corps
Alexander McKenzie R.A.F.
John G. McKenzie R.A.F.
John McKillop M.A. R. Sigs.
John W. McKinnon R.M.
Alistair McLachlan R.A.F.
William W. McLellan R.A.F.
John N. McMillan R.N.
John McNeil R.A.F.
Roderick C. McSween R.N.
Jessie McVicar A.T.S.
James Miller Cameronians
Horatio H. Morris R.A.F.
James L. Morton R.A.F.
Robert M. Murray A&SH
David C. Noble R.A.F.
Thomas Notman M.C. R.A.M.C.
Dennis O’Day R.A.F.
William W. Paton R.A.
James F. Pearson M.N.
Ian L. Roantree D.L.I.
John Robertson D.F.M. R.A.F.
Robert C. Robinson Camerons
Thomas W. Roxburgh A&SH
Daniel Sharkie R.A.F.
Thomas Shearer R.A.C.
James Simpson R.A.F.
Donald Souter M.N.
James Souter R.A.
Robert C. Souter R.A.
William Spiers M.N.
Robert McA. Strattan R.A.F.
David Thompson R.N.
James S. Thomson Camerons
John R. Wardrop R.Tks.
George Watson R.A.F.
Jack White D.F.C. R.A.F.
James D. Whyte R.N.

THEIR GRAVE AN ALTER THEIR DIRGE A SONG OF PRAISE

Many thanks to Jim Lynch, Head Janitor and Doreen Dalrymple, Office Manager, for allowing me access to Hillhead High School.

John
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you more than you can imagine.

Woodside was my school and today is my birthday.
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Jim wrote:
today is my birthday.


Happy birthday Jim Smile
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Thank you.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 5:41 pm    Post subject: Woodside Secondary Roll of Honour entry Reply with quote

I will be posting the entries from the Woodside Secondary Record of War Service for WW2. It has photos of those on the memorial, together with short entries for each individual.
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ABBOTT, GEORGE. Petty Officer (Pilot), Fleet air Arm. Killed in a flying accident while training in the Orkneys, 2/5/45.



Closest match is this man:

ABBOTT, GEORGE HERBERT

Rank: Petty Officer Airman
Service No: FX/91510
Date of Death: 01/05/1944
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Tern"
Grave Reference Plot 33. Grave 10.
Cemetery KIRKWALL (ST. OLAF'S) CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Henry Ernest and Jessie Brown McIntosh Abbott, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour gives address as 80 Holmlea Road, Glasgow, S4.
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ADDISON, JOHN E. Sergeant, RAF. Air Gunner, 487 Squadron, Methwold, Norfolk. Missing on bombing raid when Ventura aircraft encountered enemy aircraft near Amsterdam, the target area, 3/5/43. Whole crew reported killed in official German statement to the International Red Cross. Buried in Amsterdam.



ADDISON, JOHN EDWARD

Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Air Gunner
Service No: 1358415
Date of Death: 03/05/1943
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 487 (R.N.Z.A.F.) Sqdn
Grave Reference Plot 69. Row C. Coll. grave 8.
Cemetery AMSTERDAM NEW EASTERN CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of William Addison, and of Jane Addison, of Hillhead, Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour gives address as 19 Bank Street, Glasgow, W2.
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AIKEN, ALEXANDER C., MBE. Lieutenant-Commander, RN. Served in RASC and Royal Marines in 1914-18 War. In BLue Funnel Line before the war, when his ship, the Glenearn, was requisitioned by the Admiralty as an auxiliary cruiser. Awarded MBE for services at the evacuation of Crete. Transferred to Prince Baudouin, in which he carried American Rangers to France on D-Day, and took part in the landings in the south of France. Transferred to Pacific on the Glenearn, where he met his death (April 1945), following a fire on board, by being caught in an explosion when he went down to shut off the petrol tanks. Buried at Lae, New Guinea.



AIKEN, ALEXANDER CHARLES LYONS

Rank: Lieut-Commander (E)
Date of Death: 10/04/1945
Age: 49
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve, H.M.S. Glenearn
Awards: M B E
Grave Reference FF. A. 3.
Cemetery LAE WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Charles Lyons Aiken and Elizabeth Aiken; husband of Jessie Aiken (nee Steel), of Giffnock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour gives address as 48 Merrycrest Avenue, Giffnock.
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ANDERSON, GEORGE. Corporal, 2nd Glasgow Highlanders (HLI). Killed in action at Ghent (Belgium), 10/9/44. Buried in Ghent.



ANDERSON, GEORGE

Rank: Corporal
Service No: 3318528
Date of Death: 10/09/1944
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment), 2nd Bn. The Glasgow Highlanders
Grave Reference 18. D. 11.
Cemetery GENT CITY CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of George and Elizabeth Wilson Anderson; husband of Ellen Rooney Anderson, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 109 West Street, Glasgow, C5.
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APPI, STEPHEN. Flight Sergeant (observer), RAF. Killed with the rest of the crew when Wellington bomber crashed on return from a flight, 11/12/42. Buried at Heston with his brother Frank (Chino), who was killed in a flying accident before the war.



APPI, STEPHEN RENATO

Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Obs.
Service No: 1262744
Date of Death: 11/12/1942
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference Old Ground. Grave 13F.
Cemetery HESTON (ST. LEONARD) CHURCHYARD

Not listed in the City of Glasgow Roll of Honour.
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BARRON, ROBERT. Aircraftman, RAF. Died of enteric fever, RAF General Hospital, Iraq, 29/7/42. Age 35.



BARRON, ROBERT

Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Service No: 1371754
Date of Death: 29/07/1942
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference 2. G. 4.
Cemetery HABBANIYA WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Robert Barron and of Mary Barron (nee Allison), of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 66 Kenmuir Street, Glasgow, S1.
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BLACKLOCK, THOMAS. Flight-sergeant, RAF. Pilot, Coastal Command. Engaged with M.E.F. in anti-submarine patrols and mine-laying expeditions. Reported missing, later presumed killed, while mine-laying in the Aegean Sea round the Balkan coasts, 6/5/44.



BLACKLOCK, THOMAS

Rank: Flight Sergeant
Service No: 1345914
Date of Death: 07/05/1944
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 38 Sqdn.
Panel Reference Column 279.
Memorial ALAMEIN MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of Matthew and Annie Blacklock, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 476 Anniesland Road, Glasgow W3.
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BOGIE, RICHARD. Trooper, Royal Armoured Corps. Died in military hospital, 6/12/40

No photo of Richard Bogie in Roll of Service.

BOGIE, RICHARD MURRAY

Rank: Trooper
Service No: 7925639
Date of Death: 06/12/1940
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Grave Reference Sec. B. Grave 233.
Cemetery GLASGOW WESTERN NECROPOLIS

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 363 St. George's Road, Glasgow, C3.
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BONE, THOMAS. Steward, RN. Seriously wounded by blast when HMS Aurania was topredoed in mid-Atlantic. Died in Rothesay Cottage Hospital, 21/11/41.



BONE, THOMAS SPENCE BARBOUR

Rank: Assistant Steward
Service No: R/199500
Date of Death: 21/11/1941
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy), H.M.S. Aurania.
Grave Reference Sec. R. Grave 970.
Cemetery GLASGOW (LAMBHILL) CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of William Gibson Bone and Helen Bone, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 11 Sutcliffe Road, Glasgow, W3
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BRODIE, DOUGLAS S. Lance Corporal (Wireless Operator), A & S H. Missing, presumed killed, in Malaya on or about 20/2/42.

No photo of Douglas Brodie in the Roll of Service.

BRODIE, DOUGLAS SCOTT

Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 2979786
Date of Death: 21/02/1942
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference Column 81.
Memorial SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of James and Agnes Hazel Brodie, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 56 West End Park Street, Glasgow, C3.
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