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Gilmour & Whitehill Parish Church Burnbank

 
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:52 pm    Post subject: Gilmour & Whitehill Parish Church Burnbank Reply with quote

Gilmour and Whitehill Parish Church, 86 Burnbank Centre, Burnbank, Hamilton ML3 0NA

OS Grid Ref: NS 704561



The church of Scotland Gilmour and Whitehill parish is recognised by the Church as one of the most economically deprived in Scotland. This parish's Church, has a square tower which was supposed to have a spire on top this was not built however as the ground being undermined by the coal pits in the area it was feared that the weight would cause collapse both to the mine and to the tower itself.



DOLCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
It is sweet and fitting to die for one's country.

ROLL OF HONOUR
1914 1919

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
THOSE FROM THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR

L/Cpl John Bannatyne 9th Scottish Rifles
Pte Robert Cameron Royal Field Artillery
Capt Robert Clark R.A.M.C. 20th Hussars
2nd Lt John D. Clark 1/6th Cameronians
Capt Allan L.B. Clark R.A.M.C. 12th Cheshires
Pte George Dewar 10th Scottish Rifles
Pte John Donaldson 15th Royal Scots
Pte Ernest Hambley 10th Scottish Rifles
Pte Samuel Hunter 2nd K.O.S.B.
Pte A. Kerr Royal Engineers
Pte Angus Kerr Royal Engineers
Pte Robert Maxwell Royal Scots Fusiliers
Pte James McGregor South African Scottish
Pte William Mc Ghie 9th Scottish Rifles
Pte James Paterson 2nd H.L.I.
Pte Andrew Paul 6th Scottish Rifles
Pte John Semple 6th Scottish Rifles
Pte Robert Service 179th Canadian Cameronians
Segt William Shaw 11th Batt. H.L.I.
Pte Frank Whyte Royal Field Artillery
Pte George Wilson 6th Scottish Rifles




BURNBANK UNITED FREE CHURCH HAMILTON
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
And in deathless memory of the men of this church
Who so loyally took up arms in defence of King
and Country in the great war 1914 1919 this

ROLL OF HONOUR
Is created here

William Shaw - KIA
George Dewar - KIA
John Temple - DoW
George Wilson DoW

John
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