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ROANTREE, ERIC L. Lieutenant, Durham Light Infantry. Volunteered from Argentina. Landed Normandy D-Day (6/6/44). Killed in action, 13/6/44.



ROANTREE, IAN LANSDOWNE

Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 237981
Date of Death: 13/06/1944
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry, 9th Bn.
Grave Reference XV. F. 21.
Cemetery BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of E. H. and Elena Roantree; husband of Elsie Roantree, of Darlington, Co. Durham.

No address on City of Glasgow Roll of Honour.
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ROBERTSON, JOHN, DFM. Flight Lieutenant, RAF. Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, late Bomb Aimer, on No. 97 Squadron, Bomber Command. One of the first to take an 800-lb bomb over enemy country. Operational flights to Cologne, Bremen, Hamburg, Berlin, Le Creusot, and Genoa. Bomb Aimer on the plane which carried BBC correspondent Richard Dimbleby to bomb Berlin, 16/1/43. Awarded DFM, June 1943. Killed when plane crashed, 11/3/45.



ROBERTSON, JOHN

Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Trade: Obs.
Service No: 139238
Date of Death: 11/03/1945
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 156 Sqdn.
Awards: D F M
Grave Reference Grave 333.
Cemetery WOODHALL SPA CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of David Drummond Robertson and Margaret G. G. Robertson; husband of Hilda Mabel Robertson, of Woodhall Spa.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 48 Baldwin Avenue, Glasgow, W3.
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ROBINSON, ROBERT C. Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed at Imphal, Kohima, Burma, 1/6/44.



ROBINSON, ROBERT CHARLES

Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 2933308
Date of Death: 19/06/1944
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 1st Bn.
Grave Reference 5. J. 2.
Cemetery KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Arthur and Fedora Robinson, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 22 Burnside Street, Glasgow, C4.
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ROXBURGH, THOMAS W. Lieutenant, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Drafted to India, 1940. Dropped with battalion behind enemy lines by glider and parachute at the battle of Kohima and Imphal, April 1944. After forced marches "led the dawn attack" (at Kasom) "upon the Japanese position...the enemy were completely routed" (letter from O.C.). During a counter attack, killed by a sniper, 15/4/44. Had he survived this battle he would have take up an appointment as O.C. all airborne troops in Dimipur. Buried at Imphal, Burma.



ROXBURGH, THOMAS WILSON

Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 164918
Date of Death: 15/04/1944
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, attd. 1st Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Grave Reference 4. F. 13.
Cemetery IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Thomas Wilson Roxburgh and Jean Meikle Roxburgh, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 24 Dunearn Street, Glasgow, C4.
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SHARKIE, DANIEL (DENNIS). Pilot Officer, RAF. Wireless Operator/Air Gunner in Halifax aircraft, No. 502 Squadron, Coastal Command. Killed in action, Skagerrak, Norway, 10/4/45.



SHARKIE, DANIEL WALTON STEWART

Rank: Pilot Officer
Service No: 56676
Date of Death: 11/04/1945
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 502 Sqdn.
Panel Reference Panel 268.
Memorial RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of Daniel and Annie Sharkie, of Charing Cross, Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 149 North Street, Glasgow, C3.
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SHEARER, THOMAS. Trooper, 10th Royal Hussars, RAC (Tank Corps). Killed in action at Saunnu, Libya, by direct hit on tank, 23/1/42. Age 21.



SHEARER, THOMAS

Rank: Trooper
Service No: 3064588
Date of Death: 23/01/1942
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps, 10th Royal Hussars
Grave Reference 2. C. 5.
Cemetery BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Emma Shearer, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 75 Kent Road, Glasgow, C3.
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SIMPSON, JAMES. Sergeant, RAF. Pilot, Fighter-Bomber. Shot down over Baqy of Biscay, 17/10/43.



SIMPSON, JAMES

Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 1553933
Date of Death: 17/10/1943
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 143 Sqdn.
Panel Reference Panel 164.
Memorial RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 26 St. Clair Street, Glasgow, NW.
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SOUTER, DONALD. Second Engineer Officer, Merchant Navy. Lost at sea off Newfoundland when ship carrying ammunition torpedoed by German submarine, 20/2/43.



SOUTER, DONALD

Rank: Third Engineer Officer
Date of Death: Between 19/02/1943 and 20/02/1943
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, S.S. Radhurst (London)
Panel Reference Panel 86.
Memorial TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of Donald and Jane Ann Souter, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 98 Clarence Drive, Glasgow, W2
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SOUTER, JAMES. Leading Bombardier, 78th Field Regiment, RA. Served with M.E.F. Killed at Anzio Bridgehead, Italy.



SOUTER, JAMES

Rank: Lance Bombardier
Service No: 1098570
Date of Death: 04/04/1944
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 78 Field Regt.
Grave Reference VIII. H. 6.
Cemetery BEACH HEAD WAR CEMETERY, ANZIO

Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Souter, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 151 West Graham Street, Glasgow, C4.
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SOUTER, ROBERT C. Troop Sergeant, RA. Missing, presumed killed in action at the evacuation of Dunkirk, 1940.



SOUTER, ROBERT

Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 833631
Date of Death: 01/06/1940
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 22 Field Regt.
Panel Reference Column 8.
Memorial DUNKIRK MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of Donald and Jane Ann Souter; husband of Dorothy Souter, of Romiley, Cheshire.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 98 Clarence Drive, Glasgow, W2.
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SPEIRS, WILLIAM. Petty Officer, Merchant Navy. Killed in blackout accident on gangway, London.



Not commemorated by CWGC.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 108 Earl Street, Glasgow, W4.
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STRATTAN, ROBERT McA. Flying Officer (Navigator), RAF. Killed in action when aircraft shot down over Northern Holland, 4/2/45. Buried at Winterswiuk, Holland.



STRATTAN, ROBERT MACAULAY MORRISON

Rank: Flying Officer
Trade: Nav.
Service No: 164791
Date of Death: 04/02/1945
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 418 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn
Grave Reference Grave 38.
Cemetery WINTERSWIJK CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of William Lahore Strattan and Annie Malcolm Strattan, of Glasgow; nephew of Mr. J. C. Strattan, of Scotstoun, Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 207 Kent Road, Glasgow, C3.
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THOMPSON, DAVID. Lieutenant, RN. Lost at seas when ship sunk by enemy action 125 miles east of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, 2/7/43.



THOMPSON, DAVID

Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 02/07/1943
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Haitan.
Panel Reference Panel 80, Column 1.
Memorial PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of David and Margaret Jane Thompson, of Glasgow.

Not listed in the City of Glasgow Roll of Honour
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THOMSON, JAMES S. Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action at Caen, Normandy, 13/6/44.



THOMSON, JAMES STEPHEN

Rank: Private
Service No: 14297173
Date of Death: 13/06/1944
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 5th Bn.
Grave Reference I. D. 1.
Cemetery RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of William K. and Margaret Thomson, of Glasgow.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 36 Willowbank Street, Glasgow, C3
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WATSON, GEORGE. Sergeant, RAF. Missing, presumed killed, 30/5/42. Later reported died in German prison camp, 1943.

No photo in the Roll of Service.

Unable to identify on CWGC.

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