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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2006 10:21 pm    Post subject: Bothwellhaugh Reply with quote

Bothwellhaugh is another "lost" Lanarkshire mining village. It was located where Strathclyde Park is now.

More information on Bothwellhaugh can be found here

In Strathclyde Park today there is a memorial cairn to the village. It can be found just opposite M&D's "Theme" park.

IMG_0321 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

On one side is a panel explaining about the village:

IMG_0320 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

And on the other side is the plaque commemorating the war dead:

IMG_0319 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:26 am    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF
BOTHWELLHAUGH WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
OF 1914-1918 AND THE FOLLOWING
MEN IN THE WORLD WAR OF 1939-1945

A.B. R. Alexander, R.N.
A.B. J. Bradley, R.N.
Pte. W. Crawford, R.A.
Pte. J. Crawford, R.A.C.
Pte. A. Dougan, Seaforth Hndrs.
Pte. E. Friel, Gordon Hndrs.
2nd Lt. S. Little, Gordon Hndrs.
Pte. J. McGarrity, Ldn. Scottish
Pte. F. McMahon, R.A.S.C.
Pte. Wm. Mitchell, R.S. Greys
A.B. Wm. Nelson, R.N.
Pte. A. Semple, R.A.S.C.
Pte. J. Watson, Cameronians
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:44 am    Post subject: Pte. James Mackie Reply with quote

Not listed on the memorial.

WW1
Pte. James Mackie, Cameronians

(Glasgow Herald 22nd June 1915)
"The following casualties amongst the rank and file of the 6th Scottish Rifles were reported yesterday...

Private James Mackie, Bothwellhaugh, was killed. He is a son of Colour-Sergeant Mackie, who is at the front.

...the last mentioned three men were miners and employed in the local collieries before enlisting
."

CWGC
MACKIE, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: 1476
Date of Death: 15/06/1915
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 6th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 15 and 16.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MACKIE
Forename: J
Rank: Pte
Service number: 1476
Date of death: 15 June 1915
Theatre of death: France
SNWM roll: THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Other detail: 1/6th Bn.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:25 am    Post subject: Thomas Clark Pte 10th GH Reply with quote

Thomas Clark Pte S/5233 10th Gordon Highlanders b Cambuslang, Lanark e Hamilton Killed in Action F&F 25/09/1915 (Battle of Loos) Son of George & Annie Clark, Bothwellhaugh. Soldiers Effects: Fa George. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Hamilton Advertiser 22-09-17 Page 1 Evening Times 18-1-16 Page 6 15-1-15 Page 6
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