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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:10 am    Post subject: Holytown Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

Address - Old Edinburgh Road, Holytown.

The churchyard is adjacent to the main Holytown Cemetery.

Number of CWGC burials: 2

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

CLARK, WILLIAM NICOL
GRANT, JOHN RUSSELL
McFADYEN, ALEXANDER
NELSON, JOHN BROWN
YOUNG, T


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McFADYEN, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 09/01/1919
Service No: 292375
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Mary McFadyen, of 426, High St., Newarthill, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 257.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN PARISH CHURCHYARD

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: YOUNG
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 246th Coy.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 20/05/1920
Service No: 99570
Additional information: Son of Janet Lilly (formerly Young), of 82C, Main St., Calderbank, Airdrie, and the late John Young.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 501.
Cemetery: HOLYTOWN PARISH CHURCHYARD



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, WILLIAM NICOL
Initials: W N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 20/05/1917
Service No: 333055
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Helen Nicol Clark, of West End, Holytown, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL





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Name: GRANT, JOHN RUSSELL
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 08/05/1918
Additional information: Son of James R. and Margaret Martyn Grant, of Martyna, Holytown, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIV. D. 24.
Cemetery: VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE No.3



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Name: NELSON, JOHN BROWN
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Engineer Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Empire Tiger (London)
Age: 53
Date of Death: 27/02/1941
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Nelson, of Chapelhall, Lanarkshire; husband of Barbara Nelson, of Prestwick, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 46.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

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