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PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:03 am    Post subject: Thorn (Abbey) Cemetery, Elderslie Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by jrah60 on 29th November 2012

ABBEY CEMETERY is at Thorn, Paisley, Scotland. It now belongs to the County Council, the Glasgow Corporation, and the Paisley, Barrhead and Johnstone Town Councils. It contains 23 War Graves. The Dykebar War Hospital, with 500 beds, was located in the Asylum at Paisley.

Identified Casualties: 49



Names listed:

ALLAN, JAMES
BRUCE, ROBERT
BUCHANAN, GEORGE
BURNS, G
CAMPBELL, JOHN
CATHIE, GEORGE EDWARD
CONNELLY, WILLIAM
COPELAND, W
DALY, J A
DIVERS, J
DOCHERTY, CHARLES
DUNLOP, HUGH
FISHER, THOMAS
FLANNAGAN, JOHN
GALLACHER, J
GALLACHER, WILLIAM JOHN
GILPIN, WILLIAM CLEGHORN
GRAHAM, ARCHIBALD
HUTTON, W
IRVINE, JAMES
JOHNSTON, H
KERR, ROBERT
KRUMREIN, F
LOUGHRAN, O
MACDONALD, JOHN MILLS
MAXWELL, JOSEPH
McALLISTER, ALASTAIR
McAULEY, D
MCCAFFERTY, JOSEPH
McCALLUM, JAMES DENNISON
McCONNELL, HENRY
McGUIRE, JAMES
McLELLAND, J
McMANUS, PATRICK
MEEK, JAMES
MORNING, W
MURPHY, W
NELSON, JAMES
OATES, THOMAS
PATERSON, WILLIAM
PETERS, HENRY
RICHARDSON, JAMES
ROCK, JOHN
ROSS, WILLIAM
ROSS, WILLIAM KNOX FORREST
SANDERSON, FREDERICK VICTOR
SCOTT FERGUSON, WILLIAM
SINCLAIR, H
SLAVEN, PATRICK
STRUTHERS, A
THOMSON, ALEXANDER
TONNER, P
TORRANCE, DAVID PATRICK
WILSON, JOHN


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ALLAN, JAMES
Rank: Craftsman
Service No: 1093481
Date of Death: 20/03/1946
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Grave Reference Sec. F.2. Old Part. Grave 636.
Cemetery ABBEY CEMETERY, THORN
Additional Information: Son of James and Elizabeth B. Allan, of Paisley; husband of Mary Liddell Allan, of Paisley
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BRUCE, ROBERT

Rank:Gunner
Service No:1625538
Date of Death:05/01/1941
Regiment/Service:Royal Artillery 420 Bty., 57 Searchlight Regt.
Grave Reference: Sec. F.2. S.2. Old Part. Grave 224.
Cemetery:THORN (ABBEY) CEMETERY

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BUCHANAN, GEORGE

Rank:Flight Sergeant
Trade:Pilot
Service No:1060536
Date of Death:16/03/1942
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 108 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Sec. D. Old Part. Grave 219.
Cemetery:THORN (ABBEY) CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of William and Helen Buchanan, of Paisley.

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BURNS, G
Rank: Private
Service No: S/22335
Date of Death: 11/12/1917
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 4th Bn.
Grave Reference New Portion. F2. 703.
Cemetery ABBEY CEMETERY, THORN
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CAMPBELL, JOHN
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 3182514
Date of Death: 27/04/1942
Regiment/Service: King’s Own Scottish Borderers 30th Bn.
Grave Reference Sec. F.1. Grave 1823.
Cemetery ABBEY CEMETERY, THORN
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CATHIE, GEORGE EDWARD

Rank:Captain
Service No:195735
Date of Death:30/06/1944
Regiment/Service:Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 151 Inf. Bde. Workshop
Grave Reference: Sec. B. Old Part. Grave 312.
Cemetery:THORN (ABBEY) CEMETERY

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CONNELLY, WILLIAM

Rank:Sergeant
Trade:Pilot
Service No:656483
Date of Death:22/06/1942
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force
Grave Reference: Sec. B. Old Part. Grave 3 6.
Cemetery:THORN (ABBEY) CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of William ard Agnes Allison Connelly, of Elderslie.

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COPELAND, W

Rank:Gunner
Service No:190118
Date of Death:30/12/1918
Regiment/Service:Royal Garrison Artillery
Grave Reference: Old Portion. F2. S2. 263.
Cemetery:THORN (ABBEY) CEMETERY

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DIVERS, J

Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:17149
Date of Death:01/09/1917
Regiment/Service:Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Grave Reference: New Portion. F2. 834.
Cemetery:THORN (ABBEY) CEMETERY

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DOCHERTY, CHARLES
Rank: Private
Service No: 3311386
Date of Death: 13/11/1947
Age: 33
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference Sec. B. Old Part. Grave 1.
Cemetery ABBEY CEMETERY, THORN
Additional Information: Son of James Sweeney Docherty, and of Mary Lochrie Docherty, of Johnstone.
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DUNLOP, HUGH
Rank: Private
Service No: 14226454
Date of Death: 05/01/1945
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Grave Reference Sec. F. 1. New Part. Grave 1355.
Cemetery ABBEY CEMETERY, THORN
Additional Information: Son of David and Martha McIlwain Dunlop, of Johnstone
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FISHER, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Service No: T/10674416
Date of Death: 27/02/1946
Age: 44
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Grave Reference Sec. D. New Part. Grave 766.
Cemetery ABBEY CEMETERY, THORN
Additional Information: Son of Hugh and Helen Greenlees Fisher; husband of Agnes Bain Fisher, of Johnstone.
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FLANNAGAN, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 1820722
Date of Death: 31/08/1947
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Royal Pioneer Corps
Grave Reference Sec. D. Grave 741.
Cemetery ABBEY CEMETERY, THORN
Additional Information: Husband of Mary Flannagan, of Johnstone.
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GALLACHER, WILLIAM JOHN
Rank: Bombardier
Service No: 45368
Date of Death: 03/01/1920
Age: 31
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery 1st Div. Ammunition Col.
Grave Reference Old Portion. F2. S2. 175.
Cemetery ABBEY CEMETERY, THORN
Additional Information: Son of John and Mary McCafferty Gallacher, of Paisley.

Also commemorates his brother, Driver J Gallacher, R.A.S.C., who died 1st April 1922. This date is outwith the CWGC dates for inclusion in their Debt of Honour register.
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