The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project
(Registered Scottish Charity No. SC043826). Please visit our homepage at www.scottishmilitaryresearch.co.uk
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Dunoon
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4
 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index -> Argyll & Bute - Civic Memorials
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Mike Morley



Joined: 17 Apr 2013
Posts: 8645
Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2022 2:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, FRANCIS BEACROFT
Initials: FB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, RN Div, attd Royal Air Force
Awards: Military Cross
Date of Death: 28/5/1918
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of Mr. G. B. Smith, of "Martnaham," Wedderlea Drive, Cardonald, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: 235.90184
Regiment/Service: City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor.

Also named on Glasgow High School War Memorial.

Citation for MC reads: For conspicuous gallantry during an attack, when leading his men. Although shot three times, he continued, with great; dash and determination, to advance, bayonetting three of the enemy, refusing to retire until ordered to do so.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Mike Morley



Joined: 17 Apr 2013
Posts: 8645
Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2022 2:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Three brothers:

Name: WOODSIDE, ARCHIBALD MITCHELL
Initials: AM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 9th (Glasgow Hdrs) Bn
Date of Death: 23/4/1918
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of the Rev. David Woodside, D.D., and Elizabeth Mitchell Calderwood or Woodside, of I, Colebrook Terrace, Glasgow. Medical Student of Glasgow University. Born at Edinburgh.
Grave Reference: I C 22
Cemetery: Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

Name: WOODSIDE, DAVID CUNNINGHAME
Initials: DC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Date of Death: 26/2/1916
Age: 26
Additional Information: Son of David and Elizabeth M. Woodside, of I, Colehawke Terrace, Glasgow. Joined 5th Scottish Rifles in Aug., 1914. Was wounded at Gallipoli in Dec., 1915.
Grave Reference: N 663
Cemetery: Glasgow Western Necropolis

Name: WOODSIDE, HUGH MARR
Initials: HM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 9th (Glasgow Hdrs) Bn, formerly 1st/27th Bn. Canadian Infantry
Date of Death: 15/7/1916
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of Elizabeth M. Woodside, of "Eltham", Boclair Rd., Bearsden, Dumbartonshire, and the late Rev. David Woodside, D.D.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

All three brothers are named on Glasgow High School War Memorial. Archibald Woodside is also named in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel and the University's Roll of Honour provides a bried biographical note: https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=3060. David Woodside is also named on the Royal Technical College War Memorial and in the Glasgow School of Art Roll of Honour.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project Forum Index -> Argyll & Bute - Civic Memorials All times are GMT
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4
Page 4 of 4

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group. Hosted by phpBB.BizHat.com