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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 11:08 am    Post subject: Newarthill, North Lanarkshire Reply with quote

I keep driving past this one by mistake, as it's on the main road but in an easily missable spot.

DSCN9392 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9393 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

The names. The names on the lower section I believe are the Second World War names (and there are four of these names on the previous photograph:

DSCN9396 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9395 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9394 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:27 am    Post subject: Pte. Thomas Crombie Reply with quote

WW1
Thos. Crombie

(Glasgow Herald 22nd May 1915)
"Lance-Corporal Thomas Crombie, King's Own Scottish Borderers, was yesterday officially reported as having been killed in action at the Dardanelles. He belonged to Newarthill. He joined the Regular Forces about seven years ago. Crombie was about 28 years of age."

CWGC
CROMBIE, T
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 10104
Date of Death: 26/04/1915
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: XI. C. 8.
Cemetery: TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: CROMBIE
Firstname: Thomas
Service Number: 10104
Date Death: 26/04/1915
Place of birth: Fermoy Cork
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank: L Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 2:40 pm    Post subject: J S Craig is this the man? Reply with quote

James Craig Corporal S/5572 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Strathaven,Lanark e Motherwell Age 20 Killed in Action West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 26/10/1917 Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Craig, of 15, Loanhead Crescent, Newarthill, Motherwell. Soldiers Wills 4 Pages. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thomas Mackie is listed on Killearn Civic Memorial

MACKIE, Thomas

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 18th Bn.
No: 22122
Date of Death: 15th May 1916
Buried: St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, A. 21. 2

SNWM:
Rank: Private
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 18th Bn.
No: 22122
Place of Birth: Ayr
Date of Death: 15th May 1916
Theatre of Death: France & Flanders
Cause of Death: Died of wounds

Medal Card Index:
Thomas Mackie, Private, 18th Highland Light Infantry, No. 22122, British War and Victory Medals.

Soldiers Died in the Great War: Born Ayr, Resided Newarthill, Lanarkshire, Enlisted Glasgow, Died of wounds 15th May 1916.

Army Register of Soldier’s Effects: Private, 18th Bn. Highland Light Infantry, No. 22122.
Died of wounds 15th May 1916. Step-Mother Mary C? Mackie.
1916

I can't for the life of me find any connection to Killearn.

Any ideas/suggestions?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW1 SAMUEL GILROY.

Named on the Applegarth and Sibbaldbie Parish War Memorial as:

CPL. SAM GILROY, R.E.
Samuel Craig Gilroy – age 37 – Sapper (81233) Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers.
Samuel was a crane driver when he enlisted in March 1915. He died in the 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station in Grevillers.
(Hamilton Advertiser 9/3/1915 p.3)
Born 1879 in Duddingston, Edinburgh. Son of the late John and of Janet (Craig) Gilroy, formerly of Jardine Hall Cottage, Applegarth. Husband of Janet McDonald (Haddow) Gilroy of 42 Campsie View, Newarthill, Motherwell, Lanarkshire who he married in 1908 in Shotts, Lanarkshire.
(Hamilton Advertiser 16/6/1917 p.1)
Died of Wounds on 3 June 1917 and buried in Grevillers British Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial.
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