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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:08 pm    Post subject: Kirkhill Golf Club Reply with quote

Kirkhill Golf Club, Greenlees Road, Cambuslang, Glasgow G72 8YN

UKNIWM: Not Listed
OS Grid Ref: NS 638589




Kirkhill Golf Club was founded in 1910 by some former members of Cambuslang Golf Club. The Club house was built as a dwelling house, just in case the new venture did not work out. www.kirkhillgolfclub.org.uk

The WW1 & WW2 War Memorials are situated in the main entrance of the club.




The WW1 Memorial is inscribed as follows:

PRO PATRIA 1914 – 1919
IN PROUD & GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS
OF KIRKHILL GOLF CLUB WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

Alexander Hamilton Aiton Jnr.
Albert Victor Anderson
James Barr Jnr.
Robin Adair Barr
John Brown
William Sewell Calderwood
Robert Young Chalmers
James Alexander Davidson
James Dodds
Alexander Gray Jnr.
James Hogg
James Law Howie
Geo. McFarlane Hutchison
Alexander Lindsay King
Matthew Henry Goldie Liddell
Daniel Reid Macarthur
Alexander Manson
Robert Walker Reid
James Service Jnr.
John Stewart
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:12 pm    Post subject: Kirkhill Golf Club Reply with quote



The Roll Of Honour which was compiled in February 1915 shows the names of 32 members who were serving with His Majesty’s Forces. On comparing the names with those on the WW1 memorial there are seven members who have already given their lives.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:17 pm    Post subject: Kirkhill Golf Club Reply with quote



The WW2 Memorial is inscribed as follows:

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE
MEMBERS OF KIRKHILL GOLF CLUB
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR
1939 -1945

Derek Brown
Ian Ferguson
Ian Inglis
James C. Cameron
A. Murray Harkness
Hugh Maclean
William McKenzie

Many to James Green, Past Captain, for allowing me access to the club and to Willie Perston for providing additional information.

John Houston
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Name: LIDDELL, MATTHEW HENRY GOLDIE
Initials: M H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 54th Sqdn.
Secondary Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Secondary Unit Text: and 7th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 17/04/1918
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Liddell, of "Rowallan," 68, Brownside Rd., Cambuslang, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
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