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Arrochar Parish Church, Ardgartan

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:24 pm    Post subject: Arrochar Parish Church, Ardgartan Reply with quote

This church is at the head of Loch Long in Arrochar and is the only churchyard in the village. The Catholic church nearby has no headstones present at all.

There are no Commonwealth Wargraves in the grounds, however 4 casualties are listed on private headstones as follows.



Photos and info originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by Dr Jon

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

CARMICHAEL, JOHN
MacTAVISH, JIMMY
McINTYRE, ALEXANDER
STALKER, JAMES JOHNSTON HARRIS


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Name: CARMICHAEL, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
Unit Text: 20th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 25/03/1918
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Charlotte Carmichael, of Hill View, Tarbet, Loch Lomond.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 3.
Cemetery: DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No.1
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Name: McINTYRE, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 235th Coy.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 30/11/1917
Service No: 98506
Additional information: Son of Donald and Mary McIntyre, of Stuckgown Lodge, Tasbeth, Loch Lomond.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 12 and 13.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
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Name: STALKER, JAMES JOHNSTON HARRIS
Initials: J J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Additional information: Brother of Mrs. A. R. H. Annett, of "Sanditon," Filsham Rd., St. Leonards-on-Sea.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 3.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Finally, just for interest, this chap is listed as being a war veteran so the photo is included. No further details available.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:29 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

The 1st three gravestones are WMR 76912 to 76914 respectively. The last one does not classify as a war memorial
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