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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FORREST, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 13/07/1915
Service No: 7739
Additional information: Son of William Forrest, of "Summerlea," Braidwood, Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Special Memorial B. 60.
Cemetery: SKEW BRIDGE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GILROY, SAMUEL CRAIG
Initials: S C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: Railway Operating Div.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 03/06/1917
Service No: 81233
Additional information: Son of John and Janet Gilroy, of 42, Campsie View, Newarthill, Motherwell; late of Jardine Hail Cottage, Lockerbie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. C. 9.
Cemetery: GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alexander Gunn, MC
Died at Guadalajara, Mexico on 14th October 1960.

This is Alexander Grant Gunn, 26th Bn New Brunswick Regiment, Canadian Infantry.His Canadian service record has next of kin detail matching the gravestone, and it also has a note of his date of death.





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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HASTIE, ROBERT
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 10/01/1917
Service No: 26869
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: X. F. 2.
Cemetery: AMARA WAR CEMETERY

Name: HASTIE, THOMAS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: M.T. 3rd G.H.Q. Ammunition Park
Age: 24
Date of Death: 10/09/1917
Service No: M2/050484
Additional information: Son of Mrs. J. B. Hastie, of Briarknowe, Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 3.
Cemetery: DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAY, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Secondary Regiment: Commando
Secondary Unit Text: and No. 2
Age: 21
Date of Death: 28/03/1942
Service No: 325315
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Hay, of Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. G. 10.
Cemetery: PORNIC WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HINSHELWOOD, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 14/09/1917
Service No: 15383
Additional information: Son of Mrs. M. Hinshelwood, of 69, Stewart St., Carluke, Larnarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Name: HINSHELWOOD, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 30/08/1918
Service No: S/6675
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

Name: DUNCAN, ROBERT STEWART
Initials: R S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Company Serjeant Major
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Service No: 6976
Additional information: Husband of Beatrice Stewart Duncan, of 84, Kirkton St., Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panels 24 to 26.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HUTCHISON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 16/06/1915
Service No: S/16064
Additional information: Son of George and Amelia Hutchison, of Wellpark, Glen Rd., Shotts, Lanarkshire. M.A. Glasgow University, and Assistant Schoolmaster.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 26.
Cemetery: CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES OLD MILITARY CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JOHNSTONE
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 02/08/1917
Service No: 241804
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnstone, of Carluke; husband of Mary Johnstone, of 216, Woodlands Rd., Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVII. A. 11A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

KENNEDY, JAMES
Rank:Private
Service No:452005
Date of Death:24/10/1917
Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry 58th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. F. 29.
Cemetery:WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, ST. JEAN-LES-YPRES

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KERR, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/03/1918
Service No: 32997
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

SDGW gives place of birth and enlistement as Carluke for this casualty.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KILGOUR, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 10/05/1916
Service No: 8726
Additional information: Son of Henry and Marion Kilgour, of Auchenglen, The Lee Lanark. Of Leven, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 23.
Cemetery: CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION

Somehow the family got Thomas's date of death completely wrong:

Name: KILGOUR, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 10th/11th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 22/03/1918
Service No: 39684
Additional information: Son of Henry and Marion Kilgour, of West Lodge, The Lee, Lanark.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MARTIN, THOMAS LITTLE JOHN BEATTY
Initials: T L J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 24/07/1943
Service No: 2885789
Additional information: Son of Henry Martin, and of Jane Martin (nee Little); husband of Margret Martin, of Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 13.
Cemetery: CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cadet Richard Mathie.

I'm assuming here that "Cadet" implies he was some sort of military cadet. He is not listed on CWGC so I may be wrong in that assumption.

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Flying Officer Hugh Crighton McDonald, accidentally killed at Brough, Yorkshire, 5th May 1925, aged 26 years.

Hugh McDonald was piloting a Blackburn Kangaroo which crashed on landing. McDonald died of his injuries.

The plane was registered as owned by North Sea Aerial & General Transport, and McDonald had been transferred to the reserve in 1924.




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Name: MacFARLANE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 11/07/1917
Service No: 335819
Additional information: Son of John and Jane Clelland MacFarlane, of 2, Kirk St., Carluke.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. B. 12A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY


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