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Biggar Parish Church, WW1

 
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:59 pm    Post subject: Biggar Parish Church, WW1 Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM

The memorial is located inside Biggar Parish Church at OS Map Ref NT 040 379. Unusually, this church is normally open during daylight hours.





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PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 2:07 pm    Post subject: George Ramsay Reply with quote

George Ramsay Private S/19286 1/14th Bn Gordon Highlanders posted to London Regiment (London Scottish) b Biggar, Lanark. e London Age 27 Died of Wounds West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 25/09/1918 Son of George Ramsay, of Kirkstyle, Biggar, Lanarkshire. Formerly 37066 Royal Engineers. Westoutre British Cemetery B 192 Row N Grave 17 Hamilton Advertiser 12-10-18 Page 1 Biggar & Biggar High School & Biggar Parish
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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDERSON, FRANK
Initials: F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 59208
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps, 30th (Malta Garrison) Coy
Date of Death: 11/3/1917
Grave Reference: D XVIII 3
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery

SNWM states born at Biggar.

Also named on Biggar War Memorial and Biggar High School War Memorial.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ARMSTRONG, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 95219
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery, 248th Siege Bty
Date of Death: 3/6/1917
Age: 32
Additional Information: Husband of Elizabeth Robertson Armstrong, of Candy Mill Cottage, Biggar, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: I E 7
Cemetery: La Clytte Military Cemetery

Also named on Biggar and Annan War Memorials. (As identified and researched by Ken Morrison)
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BONNAR, THOMAS NEWTON
Initials: TN
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: 2nd Corporal
Service Number: 50282
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 85th Field Coy
Date of Death: 18/9/1915
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of the late Alexander and Elizabeth Bonnar, of Biggar, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: B XIII 6
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery.

Also named on Biggar War Memorial and Biggar High School War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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