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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:50 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. John M. GRAY, Camerons. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 9th October, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
GRAY.-
Killed in action 17th (sic) September, Private John M. Gray, Cameron Highlanders, beloved husband of Janet M'Math, Coatbridge, and second son of Peter Gray, Dunoon (late of Mount Florida).


SNWM - WW1
Surname GRAY
Forename John Murray
Rank Pte
Service number S/23809
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 12 September 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 7th Bn.

SDGW - Lived Dunoon; enlisted Glasgow.

CWGC - GRAY, J. M.
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/23809.
Date of Death: 12/09/1916.
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: V. J. 12.
Cemetery: CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL
Additional Information:

Backpay £3 1s 5d and £3 War Gratuity to widow Janet M.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:38 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Sergt. Thomas Macartney, A. & S.H. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 7th December, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
MACARTNEY.-
Killed in action, on 13th November, Sergt. Thomas Macartney, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, son of Mr and Mrs William Macartney, King Street, Dunoon."


SNWM - WW1
Surname MACARTNEY
Forename Thomas
Rank Sgt
Service number 1851
Decoration
Place of birth Glasgow
Date of death 13 November 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail latterly 23700 M.G.C. (Inf.).

Entry into War:- 1st May, 1915.
A. & S.H. L/Cpl. 1851; M.G.C. (Infantry) Sgt. 23700.

CWGC - MACARTNEY, Thomas
Rank: Serjeant.
Service No:23700.
Date of Death: 13/11/1916. Age: 23. (Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel.)
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 152nd Coy. late 1st/8th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Grave Reference: I. J. 12.
Cemetery: MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET
Additional Information: Son of William and Isabella Macartney, of Dunoon, Argyllshire.

Headstone schedules record Mr. Wm. A. Macartney, Burgh Engineer's Office, Dumbarton.

1901 Census Argyll, Dunoon, King Street, Gleniffer, recorded (transcription):- Thomas McCartney (sic) (8 ), Scholar, son, born Glasgow; William McCartney (42), Grocer, born Ireland; Isabella McCartney (38 ), wife, born Glasgow; siblings.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:49 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Corporal Andrew G. Short, A.S.C. Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWI SHORT ANDREW G ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS CORPORAL

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 11th. October, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
SHORT.-
Killed in action, on 30th September, Cpl. Andrew G. Short, Motor Transport, aged 26 years, beloved husband of May C. Short, Hayfield, Dunoon."

SNWM - WW1
Surname SHORT
Forename Andrew George
Rank Cpl
Service number M2/073628
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 30 September 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS

SDGW - Born Belfast; lived Dunoon; enlisted London.
Army register of soldier's backpay and War Gratuity records payments to Mary C. (widow and sole legatee).
Andrew George Short, A.S.C. 717th.MT att. 1X Corps 4a Co., Cpl. M2/073628; died 30.9.1917, 57th. Field Ambulance.


CWGC - SHORT, A. G.
Rank: Corporal.
Service No: M2/073628.
Date of Death: 30/09/1917.
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps 717th Mechanical Transport Coy. attd. IX Corps Heavy Artillery.
Grave Reference: III. A. 26.
Cemetery: LOCRE HOSPICE CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Information (online and as transcribed):- 1901 Census lists an Andrew Short (10), Grandson, born Ireland, living at 1, Stanley Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow, within the household of Andrew Short (67), born Perthshire, Port Menteith and Mary Short (59), born Glasgow; other family members.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

LILLICO, ALEXANDER WILLIAM

Rank:
Serjeant
Service No:
254011
Date of Death:
21/11/1917
Age:
26
Regiment/Service:
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference:
Panel 10.
Memorial:
CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Mary Lillico.

Alex is also commemorated on the Kelso war memorial. He had been born in Hawick.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:13 am    Post subject: James Armstrong could this be the man? Reply with quote

James Morgan Armstrong Pte 310349 5th Gordon Highlanders b Camlachie e Stirling Age 25 Died of Wounds F&F 24/08/1918 Husband of Christina Armstrong, Ravenswood, Alexander St; Dunoon, Argyll. Soldiers Effects: Wid: Christina A. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen Fr 0146 Block Q Plot III Row I Grave 13 The Scotsman 10-08-17 P8 & 23-09-18 P3: Dunoon.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CAMERONIANS (SR)
PTE. ROBERT TURNER
.

Also named on the Tynron Parish War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

PTE. R. TURNER, S.R.
Robert Turner – age 26 – Private (203899) 5th/6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Robert was resident in Tynron when he enlisted in Dumfries.
Born 1891 in Inverchaolain, Argyllshire. Son of Neil and Jane or Jean (Moffat) Turner of Toward Old House, Dunoon and of Burgh Depot, Hamilton Street, Dunoon, Argyll.
Missing in Action on 20 May 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the Tynron Parish Church memorial now in Tynron Village Hall.

His younger brother, Driver Donald Turner (T4/061635) Army Service Corps was awarded a Croix de Guerre in 1918 “for heroic services given on 25th March in keeping up supply of ammunition in the heat of the battle, and by contributing to save valuable material.”
(Source: Sunday Post 28/4/1918 p.3 and London Gazette 8/10/1918 p.11950)
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
LILLICO, ALEXANDER WILLIAM

Rank:
Serjeant
Service No:
254011
Date of Death:
21/11/1917
Age:
26
Regiment/Service:
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference:
Panel 10.
Memorial:
CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Mary Lillico.

Alex is also commemorated on the Kelso war memorial. He had been born in Hawick.


SERGT. ALEXANDER W. LILLICO.
Alexander William Lillico – age 26 – Sergeant (254011) 1/7th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Alexander had served his apprenticeship in Kelso, Roxburghshire and was a compositor/printer, living at McArthur Street in Dunoon when he enlisted there in August 1914. He had previously spent 4 years in the Territorial 4th King's Own Scottish Borderers. He landed in France as Corporal (1774) with the 1/8th (Argyllshire) Battalion in May 1915 but became ill and was evacuated to hospital in Blackpool in September. He was posted to the 1/6th Battalion in France in May 1916 and promoted to Sergeant (7978) in September. He returned to the UK for officer training in January 1917 but was posted back to France in September where he joined the 1/7th Battalion. Alexander was killed two months later.
Born 1891 in Hawick, Roxburghshire. Son of Mary Helen Lillico of 14 Cross Street and of 10 Woodmarket, Kelso.
Missing in Action on 21 November 1917 and named on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LYALL, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 15th Bn, "B" Coy
Date of Death: 3/7/1916
Age: 39
Additional Information: Son of John and Maria Mary Hubbard Lyall; husband of Ann Parker Lyall, of 6, Granby Terrace, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: II B 5
Cemetery: Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

And his brother, who died on the same day, serving with the same battalion, albeit a different Company, and interred next to his brother:

Name: LYALL, JAMES THOMSON
Initials: JT
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 15th Bn, "D" Coy
Date of Death: 3/7/1916
Age: 41
Additional Information: Son of John and Maria Mary Hubbard Lyall; husband of Mary Murray Lyall, of 11, Winston Avenue, Broomhill, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: II B 4
Cemetery: Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

The brothers are also named on the Allan Glen's School Roll of Honour.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAY, OSWALD
Initias: O
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Pioneer
Service Number: 463295
Regiment/Service: Canadian Pioneers, 3rd Bn
Date of Death: 1/10/1916
Age: 18
Additional Information: Son of John and Helen Oswald Hay, of Lovedale, Dunoon, Scotland.
Grave Reference: I P 41
Cemetery: Albert Communal Cemetery Extension.

Also named on Bellahouston Academy War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BENNETT, WILLIAM MUNRO
Initials: WM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 8th Bn
Date of Death: 18/6/1916
Additional Information: Born 20th June, 1896. Son of Major Alexander John Munro Bennett and Josephine Katherine Robertson Bennett. Born at Dunoon, Argyllshire.
Grave Reference: II F 13
Cemetery: Maroeuil British Cemetery.

Also named on Glasgow Academy War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JEBB, ARTHUR BERESFORD
Initials: AB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, "X" 16th Trench Mortar Bty.
Date of Death: 17/6/1916
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Mr. T. A. Jebb, of 4, Genoa Avenue, Putney, London. Native of Glasgow.
Grave Reference: I F 1
Cemetery: Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension.

Also named on Glasgow Academy War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BERGIUS, WILLIAM CECIL
Initials: WC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Gould.
Date of Death: 01/03/1944
Panel Reference: Panel 92, Column 3.
Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial.

Also named on Kelvinside Academy and Hyndland Parish Church War Memorials and the William Teacher & Sons War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mike Morley wrote:
BERGIUS, WILLIAM CECIL
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Gould.
Date of Death: 01/03/1944


HMS Gould was sunk on 1st march 1944 during a battle in the Mid-Atlantic with U-358. Only 14 of her crew survived. The submarine was sunk soon after by HMS Affleck

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COMLINE, E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 39975
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), 25th Sqdn
Date of Death: 1/6/1918
Grave Reference: II F 8
Cemetery: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

Note: SNWM states formerly 8994 2nd Dragoons.

Also named on Hillhead High School War Memorial.
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