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alexmaclennan



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:11 am    Post subject: Milngavie Golf Club Reply with quote












The Image quality is poor because of iPhone, lighting and very brightly shined Brass.


Milngavie Golf Club WM

Milngavie Golf Club
Laighpark
Milngavie
G62 8EP

OSGB36: NS 536 767 [100m precision]



Rectangular Brass tablets set into a wooden Frame. The WM is in the lounge bar/ Dining room to the right of the Main Entrance.

Decorated with a red thin line border around the edge of the tablet with celtic knots at edges. Two crossed Union Jack flags on standards centre top.

The inscription and names are in black

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN FROM
MILNGAVIE GOLF CLUB WHO SACRIFICED
THEIR LIVESIN THE GREAT WAR . 1914 - 1919.


Three columns of names.
Forename or initial, middle initial and surname.

Left Hand Column

JACK BATTISON
JAMES R. BRYCE
DAVID DUNCAN
ALEX FERGUSON
GEORGE HAMILTON

Centre Column

WILLIAM KER (only one R)
JOHN MOFFAT
WILFRID B. MOYES
ROBERT B. ROWLEY ORR
DAVID PATERSON

Right Hand Column

JAMES PATERSON
GEORGE RAESIDE
W. B. ROBERTSON
DUGALD BLUE
FRED R. H. HUTTON


Below the Great War Tablet is a smaller Brass tablet for the Second World War. It is decorated/ flanked by Brass Scrolls inscribed with 1939 and 1945

ALSO IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Two columns of names.
Forename or initial, middle initial and surname.

Left Hand Column

ROSS M. DALL
R. W. HOUSTON
T. G. F. RITCHIE

Right Hand Column

A. C. STRATHDEE
W. F. TAYLOR
IAIN WATT TORRANCE


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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"WILLIAM KER (only one R)"

Probably this man:

KER, WILLIAM
Rank:Lieutenant
Date of Death:13/11/1916
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Hawke Bn. R.N. Div.
Panel ReferencePier and Face 1 A.
MemorialTHIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Charles and Florence Higginbotam Ker, of 115, Vincent St., Glasgow. B.A. Educated at Rugby School and Balliol College, Oxford.
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