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mhomac



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 3:17 pm    Post subject: Biggar High School WW2 Reply with quote

Thanks to the office staff for permission to photograph the Memorials.

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mhomac



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some details for some of the men listed.

GUINEY, ROBERT TAIT OLIVER

Rank: Trooper
Service No: 14365283
Date of Death: 28/01/1945
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps 1st Lothians and Border Horse
Grave Reference: B. 10.
Cemetery: SITTARD WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Daniel and Isabella D. Guiney, of Biggar, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OVENS, JAMES PATERSON

Rank: Second Engineer Officer
Date of Death: 16/08/1944
Age: 37
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy S.S. Empire Lancer (Greenock)
Panel Reference: Panel 43.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Husband of Mary G. C. Ovens, of Biggar, Lanarkshire.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

VANCE, MELROSE

Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Air Gnr.
Service No: 1823455
Date of Death: 09/06/1944
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 467 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn
Grave Reference: Sec. A. Grave 245.
Cemetery: BIGGAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Vance, of Biggar.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 3:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CAIRNS, WILLIAM LOUIS PRETSELL

Rank: Flight Sergeant
Trade: Air Bomber
Service No: 1564620
Date of Death: 21/09/1944
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 190 Sdqn.
Grave Reference: XXII. E. 9.
Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:
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