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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2010 5:46 pm    Post subject: The Whitecraigs Golf Club Reply with quote

The Whitecraigs Golf Club, 72 Ayr Road, Giffnock, Glasgow G46 6SW

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Whitecraigs Golf Club was founded in 1905; the WW1 memorial is situated in the main foyer.
It is known that some members lost their lives during WW2; unfortunately their names were not recorded.
For more information www.whitecraigsgolfclub.com



The memorial is inscribed as follows:

IN MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE WHITECRAIGS GOLF CLUB WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR 1914 -1918 AND THE WORLD WAR 1939 1945

The names of the members who lost their lives in WW1 are listed in the book A History of The Whitecraigs Golf Club.

George Allan
W Archibald
Archibald B. Barclay
T. H. Barclay
D. W. Binnie
Daniel Brown Jnr.
W. H. Brunton
George Thomson Cairns
Walter B. Campbell
Harold D. Cursley
Nelson Downie
J. W. Glen
C. G. Gordon
James Russell Hamilton
Robert Henderson
W. H. Howatt
E. G. MacDowall
William P. Scott
W. A. Walton
W. H. B. Wolstencroft
Jack G. Wright


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CURSLEY, HAROLD D.
Initials: H D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: S/14506
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Age: 21
Additional information: Son of James Frederick and Helen Eliza Cursley, of "Bourneville", 77, Newlands Rd, Newlands, Glasgow.
Panel Reference: Panel 119 to 124.
Memorial: Loos Memorial.

Also named on the War Memorials at Dollar Academy, Albert Road Academy, Glasgow High School, and St Margaret's Scottish Episcopal Church.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 17, 2021 2:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name; DOWNIE, NELSON
Initials: N
Nationality: Indian
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Indian Army Reserve of Officers, attd. 1st Bn. 4th Gurkha Rifles
Date of Death: 17/5/1917
Panel Reference: Face 23
Memorial: Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

Also named on War Memorials at Glasgow High School, the Royal Technical College (Strathclyde University), and Newton Mearns. Also in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel. A short biographical note about Lt Downie can be seen on the University's Roll of Honour: https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=1939
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