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Gilmour Monument Waterfoot Eaglesham

 
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:35 pm    Post subject: Gilmour Monument Waterfoot Eaglesham Reply with quote

UKNIWM: Not Listed
OS Grid Ref: NS 5650 5375
Linn Products Ltd., Glasgow Road, Waterfoot, Eaglesham, Glasgow G76 0EQ

Lying within the grounds and to the south-southwest of Linn Products Ltd. Is a magnificent red sandstone Celtic cross. Adjacent to the cross is a burial area for the Gilmour family which is enclosed by a railing fence.





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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:46 pm    Post subject: Gilmour Monument Waterfoot Eaglesham Reply with quote



The northern side of the base reads:

IAN ANGUS GILMOUR MARINE ENGINEER MN 1939 45
BORN 20.10.1912 DIED 7.8.1994



The western side of the base reads:

HE IS NOT DEAD THE CHILD OF OUR AFFECTION BUT GONE INTO THAT SCHOOL WHERE HE NO LONGER NEEDS OUR POOR PROTECTION AND CHRIST HIMSELF DOTH RULE
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:51 pm    Post subject: Gilmour Monument Waterfoot Eaglesham Reply with quote



The southern side of the base reads:

DUNCAN JOHN GLASFURD A&SH BRIG GEN AUSTRALIAN FORCES KILLED IN FRANCE 12 NOV 1916
ALLAN GILMOUR OF EAGLESHAM BORN 20 JULY 1851 DIED 23 OCT 1917 AT DUNOON
ANGUS CECIL GILMOUR CAPT A&SH BORN 5 DEC 1882 DIED 6 OCT 1929

CWGC Details

Name: GLASFURD, DUNCAN JOHN
Initials: D J
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Brigadier General
Regiment/Service: Australian Imperial Force
Unit Text: Cdg. 12th Australian Inf. Bde. 4th Australian Div.
Secondary Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Secondary Unit Text: late
Age: 43
Date of Death: 12/11/1916
Additional information: Son of Major Gen. Charles Lamont Robertson Glasfurd and Jane Cuninghame Glasfurd. Native of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. A. 17.
Cemetery: HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, FRANCE
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:56 pm    Post subject: Gilmour Monument Waterfoot Eaglesham Reply with quote



The eastern side of the base reads:

IN MEMORY OF LITTLE ALLAN BORN 3 JUNE 1879 DIED 28 SEPTEMBER 1886
ARTHUR DERRICK LIEUT. H.L.INF BORN 3 OCT 1881 DIED 5TH NOV 1903
ALLAN GILMOUR OF EAGLESHAM SENIOR DIED AT DUNLOSSIT ISLAY 5TH NOV 1905 AGED 85 X AMELIA CURROR BORN 20 MARCH 1848 DIED 12 NOVEMBER 1912
ALASTAIR STUART LIEUT. A. & S.H. KILLED AT MARTINPUICH FRANCE 12 SEPT 1916 BORN 24 APRIL 1888

CWGC Details

Name: GILMOUR, ALASTAIR STUART
Initials: A S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. H. 10.
Cemetery: FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ, FRANCE

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