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St Aidan's Scottish Episcopal Church, Clarkston

 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:05 am    Post subject: St Aidan's Scottish Episcopal Church, Clarkston Reply with quote

St Aidan’s Scottish Episcopal Church, Mearns Road, Clarkston G76 7ER

UKNIWM: Not Listed
OS Grid Ref: NS 573574



Hall church was built in 1924 and the present church in 1951, architects Noad & Wallace. The building is a steel frame and brick interior. Red sandstone facing matches the hall.
www.staidansclarkston.org.uk

The WW2 Memorial Plaque is located on the back wall of the church.



The plaque is inscribed as follows:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF
THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
1935 – 1945

W. James Gray
Robert B. Hannay
James Maxton
Kenneth A.W. Miller
Leonard T. Richards
Jack M. Sayers
Norman S. Weir

CWGC Details

Name: GRAY, WILLIAM JAMES
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit Text: 1st Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 02/06/1940
Service No: 7893587
Additional information: Son of William and Jane Belle Gray, of Clarkston, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 46. B. 15.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE

Name: HANNAY, ROBERT BELL
Initials: R B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn
Age: 30
Date of Death: 14/04/1944
Service No: 2937501
Additional information: Son of Robert Bell Hannay and Jessie Jane Hannay; husband of Ellen Mooney Hannay, of Clarkston, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 5. J. 3.
Cemetery: KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY, INDIA

Name: MAXTON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 226 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/10/1943
Service No: 1343903
Additional information: Son of James Maxton, and of Alice Maxton, of Clarkston, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 158.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, ENGLAND

Name: MILLER, KENNETH ARCHIBALD WILLISON
Initials: K A W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 149 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 12/12/1944
Service No: 186702
Additional information: Son of William W. and Daisy Miller, of Plains, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 208.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, ENGLAND

Name: RICHARDS, LEONARD THOMAS
Initials: L T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 50 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 02/03/1941
Service No: 745715
Additional information: Son of Samuel and Jessie Richards, of Clarkston, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Row DD. Grave 19.
Cemetery: HATFIELD (WOODHOUSE) CEMETERY, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND

Name: SAYERS, JOHN MANNINGTON
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 143 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 27/08/1941
Service No: 60312
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Compt. 2.F. Linn Extn. Grave 2007.
Cemetery: CATHCART CEMETERY, GLASGOW, SCOTLAND

Name: WEIR, NORMAN STEWART
Initials: N S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 83 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 21/03/1941
Service No: 970663
Additional information: Son of James Stewart Weir and Nora Weir, of Clarkston, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVIII. F. 20.
Cemetery: BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, FRANCE

I would like to thank Mrs Rosemary Pearce for allowing me access to the church.

John Houston
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