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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:43 pm    Post subject: Govan Reply with quote

The Govan war memorial is a grey granit 'mercat cross' type memorial standing near Govan Cross in front of the kirk.
No names listed. Battle Honours are carved in the faces.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jamie,
Where would Govan casualties be listed?
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would love to know that to Derek, where are the names listed, I would like to know if there is a Hugh Fraser RGA on it.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They might be on the City of Glasgow, but then again they might not as I don't think Govan was part ofthe city at the time.

I'll check for you.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some up to date photos.





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PostPosted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:26 am    Post subject: L.Cpl. Alexander Jack Reply with quote

(Glasgow Herald 8th of December 1914)
"At Brighton, on 6th December, Lance-Corporal Alexander Jack, 1st Scots Guards, youngest son of the late James Jack and Mrs Jack, 1200 Govan Road, Govan."

Name: JACK, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 3rd Reserve Bn.
Secondary Unit Text: formerly 1st Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 06/12/1914
Service No: 5794
Additional information: Son of James Jack and Agnes White Jack. Born at Govan, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: ZIE. 27.
Cemetery: BRIGHTON CITY CEMETERY (BEAR ROAD)
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HALL Samuel Private 3762 “C” Coy 5th Bn Connaught Rangers
Born: Govan, Renfrewshire Resided: Govan Enlisted: Paisley, Renfrewshire.
Date of Death: 06/08/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
Other notes: Private Hall’s Medal Index Card shows him as entering the Gallipoli Theatre of Operations on 21/7/1915. The Bn. War Diary entry for 6/8/1915 shows the Bn. located at “Shrapnel Gully and Bridges Road” and contains the following entry;

“Heavy firing going on on land. Landed the Battn, and proceeded to SHRAPNEL GULLY and took over “dug outs”. All day shrapnel was falling on the camp. No. 3762, Pte. S. Hall of “C” Coy was killed by a shell & several other men were wounded, but all were only slight wounds.”

Grave/Memorial: I. I. 4. Beach Cemetery, Anzac.
Other memorials: Private Hall is named in the Scottish Roll of Honour in the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh.
IWM Records Page No: Volume IV, Page 13.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:46 am    Post subject: Pte. James Jenkins Reply with quote

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Pte. John Jenkins

(Glasgow Herald 5th May 1915)
"Mrs Jenkins, 127 Elder Street, Govan, has been informed that her husband, Private James Jenkins, D Company, 1st Cameron Highlanders, died on April 15 as the result of wounds received in action on April 12. Private Jenkins, who was 30 years of age, was born in Govan, and served his apprenticeship in the Fairfield Yard, afterwards being employed as a riveter with Messrs Stephen in Govan Road. He enlisted in the Camerons on September 3 and left for France on January 10."

CWGC
JENKINS, J
Rank: Private
Service No: S/12532
Date of Death: 15/04/1915
Age: 30
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 68.
Cemetery: CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Archibald and Margaret Jenkins, of 17, Greenfield St., Govan, Glasgow.

SNWM
Surname: JENKINS
Firstname: James
Service Number: S/12532
Date Death: 15/04/1915
Place of birth: Govan Glasgow
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:54 am    Post subject: Pte. Peter Fisher Reply with quote

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Pte. Peter Fisher

(Glasgow Herald 10th May 1915)
"Private Peter Fisher, 1st Scottish Rifles, died from pneumonia on April 10 in No.4 General Hospital, Versailles. Private Fisher, who was 27 years of age, was called up as a Reservist at the outbreak of the war. He was sent to the front with the first Expeditionary Force, and was through all the big engagements from the start. Private Fisher was employed in Harland & Wolff's shipbuilding Yard, Govan. His wife and three children reside at 19 Albert Street, Govan. "

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FISHER, P
Rank: Private
Service No: 5582
Date of Death: 10/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: 3. 11.
Cemetery: LES GONARDS CEMETERY, VERSAILLES

SNWM
Surname: FISHER
Firstname: P
Service Number: 5582
Date Death: 10/04/1915
Place of birth: Govan
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: France.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:59 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Knox Reply with quote

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Pte. John Knox

(Glasgow Herald 16th May 1915)
"Officially reported killed in action, Mons, 26th August 1914, John Knox, 3rd Royal Scots, and postman, Govan Post Office, beloved husband of Jane Knox, 11 Church Street, Govan."

CWGC
KNOX, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 8750
Date of Death: 26/08/1914
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference:
Memorial: LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: KNOX
Firstname: John
Service Number: 8750
Date Death: 26/08/1914
Place of birth: Govan
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2014 6:19 pm    Post subject: Pte. Robert Elliot McMurray Reply with quote

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Pte. Robert Elliot McMurray

(Glasgow Herald 22nd June 1915)
"Private Robert E. McMurray, (10903), 2nd Scots Guards, No.8 Section, R.F. Company, was reported wounded, but his parents have been unable to trace his whereabouts. Information regarding him will be thankfully received by them at 117 Queen Street, Govan."

CWGC
McMURRAY, ROBERT ELLIOT
Rank: Private
Service No: 10903
Date of Death: 16/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 3 and 4.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McMURRAY
Forename: Robert Elliot
Rank: Gdsm
Service number: 10903
Place of birth: Glasgow
Date of death: 16 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
Cause of death: Killed in action
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:17 pm    Post subject: Pte. Robert McAlpine Reply with quote

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Pte. Robert McAlpine

(Glasgow Herald 23rd June 1915)
"Private Robert McAlpine, 1st Seaforth highlanders, was killed in action on May 9. Private McAlpine served for three years in the Army, and was in India when the war broke out. He resided at 33 Robert Street, Govan."

CWGC
McALPINE, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 1099
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McALPINE
Forename: Robert
Rank: Pte
Service number: 1099
Place of birth: Coatbridge
Date of death: 9 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
Cause of death: Killed in action
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 1st Bn.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:41 am    Post subject: Private 41419 George Small, R.S.F. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 28th May, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
SMALL.- Killed in action on 4th May, George, aged 19, only son of James Small, stationmaster, Maryhill, Caledonian Railway."


CWGC - SMALL, G.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 41419.
Date of Death: 04/05/1918. Age: 18.
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: V. C. 15.
Cemetery: LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of James Small, of 6, Garrioch Drive, Kelvinside, Glasgow.

SNWM - WW1
Surname SMALL
Forename George
Rank Pte
Service number 41419
Decoration
Place of birth Govan Glasgow
Date of death 4 May 1918
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Other detail 2nd Bn.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:14 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. 235295 George S. GRIFFITHS, Scottish Rifles. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 20th June, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
GRIFFITHS
.- Killed in action on the 12th inst., George Stewart, Scottish Rifles, aged 20 years, son of Mr and Mrs Griffitrhs, 855 Govan Road, Govan."

CWGC - GRIFFITHS, George Stewart
Rank: Private.
Service No: 235295.
Date of Death: 11/06/1918. Age: 20.
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 10th Bn.
Grave Reference: VI. G. 23.
Cemetery: DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Isabella H. Griffiths, of 855, Govan Rd., Govan, Glasgow.

SNWM - WW1
Surname GRIFFITHS
Forename G S
Rank Pte
Service number 235295
Decoration
Place of birth Govan
Date of death 11 June 1918
Theatre of death France
Cause of death Unknown
SNWM roll THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE CAMERONIANS SCOTTISH RIFLES
Other detail 10th Bn.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2015 7:18 am    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. 267997 John DREGHORN, Black Watch. Reply with quote

CWGC - DREGHORN, John
Rank: Private.
Service No: 267997.
Date of Death: 21/03/1918. Age: 20.
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) "C" Coy. 6th Bn.
Panel Reference: Bay 6.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Allan and Elizabeth Dreghorn.

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 17th May, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
DREGHORN
.- Reported missing on the 21st March, 1918, now presumed to have died on that date or since, Private John Dreghorn, 1 6th Black Watch (late of Scottish Horse), youngest son of Mr Allan Dreghorn, 22 Water Row, Govan.


SNWM -WW1
Surname DREGHORN
Forename John
Rank Pte
Service number 267997
Decoration
Place of birth Govan
Date of death 21 March 1918
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE BLACK WATCH ROYAL HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 6th Bn. formerly 6536 Scot. Horse.
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