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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:57 pm    Post subject: Carluke - Old Churchyard Reply with quote

This is one of two civic memorials for Carluke. This memorial is much larger than the other and is located in the Old Churchyard.

The other memorial for Carluke can be found on the project here.

IMG_0610 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0615 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0612 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0613 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0616 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0614 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

Although it mentions the Second World War it records no names from that conflict.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The following soldier is named on this memorial;

LITTLE, Thomas Private 7222 7th Bn Highland Light Infantry
Born: Rockcorry, Co Monaghan
Age: 25 Date of Death: 05/09/1915 Cause: Died of wounds (Sustained Gallipoli).
Family Notes: Son of Florence Little, of 245, Woodlands Square, Law, Carluke, Lanarkshire, and the late W. J. Little.
Special Notes: The SNWM and the IWM incorrectly shows his place of birth as "Rockcarry" it should read "Rockcorry".
Grave/Memorial: Panel 173 to 177. Helles Memorial.
IWM Records Page No: Volume V, Page 117.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

These two soldiers (a father and son) are commemorated on this memorial;

DUDDY Henry Private 18621 6th Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Born: Edragh, (Fachenvale), Co Derry (7/8/1869) Enlisted: Carluke, Lanarkshire, (28/12/14).
Age: 46 Date of Death: 15/11/1915 Cause: Died of wounds Egypt (Sustained Gallipoli).
Family Notes: Second son of Henry and Ann Duddy; husband of Catherine Duddy (nee Doherty), of 80, Kerton St., Carluke, Lanarkshire. They had ten children. Prior to enlistment he was a miner. He served on the Gallipoli peninsula from 6 June 1915.
Other Family Losses: Private Duddy’s eldest son, 17593 Pte William Duddy (born 1 March 1897) 12th Bn Highland Light Infantry, died of wounds on 25/4/17; he is interred in grave IV. E. 14,.Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France.
Grave/Memorial: A. 23. Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Irish War Memorial Records Page No: Volume III, Page 29.

and his son;

Name: DUDDY William
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Date of Death: 25/04/1917
Service No: 17593
Additional information: Son of Mrs. C. Duddy, of 80, Kirklow St., Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. E. 14.
Cemetery: DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:21 pm    Post subject: Pte James Hamilton Reply with quote

WW1
Pte. James Hamilton

(Glasgow Herald May 3rd 1918)
"Died of wounds received in action on 26th April, Private James Hamilton, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, third son of Mr & Mrs A. Hamilton, Yieldshields farm, Carluke"

CWGC
Name: HAMILTON, JAS KERR
Initials: J K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 26/04/1918
Service No: S/40807
Additional information: Son of Alex. and Sophia Hamilton, of Yieldshields Farm, Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: P. XI. F. 1A.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

SNWM
Surname: HAMILTON
Firstname: James
Service Number: S/40807
Date Death: 26/04/1918
Place of birth: Muirkirk, Ayrshire
Other: 14th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:14 am    Post subject: Sgt. Gnr. Harold Alexander Paterson Reply with quote

As there are no WW2 names upon this memorial here's one which may feature should name panels ever be made.

(Glasgow Herald 18th September 1945)
"Previously reported missing on air operations over Germany, on 8th-9th April, 1945, now presumed to have lost his life on that date, Flight Sergeant Harold Alexander Paterson, R.A.F. V.R., aged 21 years, younger son of Mr & Mrs Alexander Paterson, Parkhead Cottage, Carluke."

CWGC
Name: PATERSON, HAROLD ALEXANDER
Initials: H A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 61 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 09/04/1945
Service No: 1825557
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 6. B. 1.
Cemetery: BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: PATERSON
Firstname: Harold Alexander
Service number: 1825557
Date of death: 09/04/1945
Place of birth: Galston
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: Sgt
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:16 am    Post subject: Sgt. Arthur Rammage D.C.M. M.M. & Bar Reply with quote

WW1
Sgt. Arthur Ramage (D.C.M. M.M. & Bar)

(Glasgow Herald 1st of September 1917)
"Killed in action, 1st August 1917, Sergt. Arthur Ramage, M.M. and Bar, D.C.M., and French Medal, H.L.I., aged 25, grandson of the late Arthur Ramage, Blacksmith, Carluke."

Name: RAMAGE, ARTHUR
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 01/08/1917
Service No: 17641
Awards: D C M, M M and Bar
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Agnes Cairns, of Craiglea, Chapel, Newmains, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:34 pm    Post subject: Sgt. William Gary Harvie Reply with quote

WW1
Sgt. William Harvie

(Glasgow Herald 9th of December 1914)
"Killed in action in Belgium, on the 23rd November, William G. Harvie, sergeant, Royal Scots Greys, aged 26 years, youngest son of Alex. Harvie, painter, High Street, Carluke."

(Glasgow Herald 10th of December 1914)
"Sergeant William G. Harvie, of the Royal Scot Greys, was killed in action near Ypres on or about November 23. He was 26 years of age, and was the youngest son of Mr Alex. Harvie, Painter, High Street, Carluke. The news of his death was received in Carluke yesterday with much regret, as he was well known in the town. Sergeant Harvie is the first Carluke soldier who has lost his life. He was formerly employed by Arthur & Co. (limited) Glasgow, and was for several years in the linoleum department of that firm. Joining the Scots Greys he received rapid promotion, and as Sergeant formed one of the escort when His Majesty the King visited Glasgow in July."

CWGC
Name: HARVIE, WILLIAM GRAY
Initials: W G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
Unit Text: "A" Sqdn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 21/11/1914
Service No: 6294
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Harvie, of 20/22, High St., Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 5.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: HARVIE
Firstname: William Gray
Service Number: 6294
Date Death: 21/11/1914
Place of birth: Carluke
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS GREYS (2nd DRAGOONS)
Rank: Sgt


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:49 am    Post subject: Unveiling info Reply with quote

The one in the cemetery with the WW1 names was unveiled on Saturday the 26th of June 1920.

(Glasgow Herald 28th of June 1920)
"On Saturday afternoon a memorial was unveiled in Carluke Churchyard to the memory of the men of the parish who fell during the great war."

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The following soldier is named on this memorial. It should be noted that and Alex McMahon is also listed on the memorial; Private McMahon had a brother Alex who was born in Glasgow, at present I can not definetly connect them as brothers.

McMAHON, Richard Private 7179 8th Bn Highland Light Infantry
Born: Scarva, Co Down Resided: Carluke Enlisted: Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Age: 19 Date of Death: 12/07/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
*Family Notes: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth McMahon, of Cremore, Poyntzpass, Co. Armagh; Brother of Mrs J. Boyle, Sandyhole, Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Other notes: Private McMahon’s Medal Index Card shows him as entering the Gallipoli Theatre of Operations on 2/7/1915.
Census notes: The 1901 Scottish Census shows the McMahon family (residing at, Engine Row Castlehill Hamlet Castlehill Bridge, Carluke) as follows; Alex McMahon (General Labourer, aged 40) and Eliz McMahon (aged 38 ) and their children, Christina (aged 16), George (aged 14), John (aged 12), Alex (aged 8 ) and Richard (aged 5). The 1911 Irish Census shows n Alexander McMahon (Farmer’s Son, aged 55), residing at, Crewmore, Poyntzpass, Co Armagh; he gave his marital status as married, but none of his family were present. He was staying at the home of his Aunt. Jane Hutchinson (aged 76).
Special notes: Whilst all the normal records show Private McMahon’s unit as “8th Bn. Highland Light Infantry” it should be noted that this unit did not serve overseas during the Great War.
Grave/Memorial: Panel 173 to 177. Helles Memorial.
Other notes: Private McMahon is named n the Scottish Roll of Honour, in the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh; he is also commemorated on the Carluke War Memorial, St. Luke’s Churchyard, Carluke, Lanarkshire.
IWM Records Page No: Volume VI, Page 82.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:39 pm    Post subject: Robert Lang, Private 37091 14th Bn. Highland Light Infantry Reply with quote

Robert Lang, Private 37091 14th Bn. Highland Light Infantry, named on this memorial, was my grandfather.

He was born on 25 October, 1893, at Smyllum, Lanark.

His parents are:
Robert Lang, b 9 Feb 1853 at Lesmahagow, d 7 Feb 1919;
Elizabeth Telfer, b 25 Jul 1861 at Carstairs, d 14 Aug 1914 at Coldstream, Carluke. They were married on 4 Jun 1880, at Lesmahagow.

He married Sarah McQueen, b 19 Dec 1896, at Red Row Dalserf, d 13 Nov 1979 at Larkhall. They were married in Stonehouse on 2 Sep 1915.

His 'usual residence' on the marriage record is "Corehouse Farm, Kirkfieldbank".

He was killed in action on 24 April 1917, and is buried at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, France. CWGC Grave Reference VII. E. 10.

He is also listed at the Scottish National War Memorial in Edinburgh Castle.

I would be interested to hear from any other members who have a deeper knowledge of the background and history of this monument.
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Remembering my grandfather Pte 37091 Robert Lang 14th Bn HLI, killed in action 24 Apr 1917 at Gouzeaucourt, France.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:16 pm    Post subject: Pte 37091 Robert Lang, 14th Bn HLI Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: Lang, R
Rank: Private
Service: 37091
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Date of Death: 24/04/1917
Age: Unknown [23 years and 5 months]
Grave/Memorial Ref.: VII. E. 10.

SNWM Edinburgh Castle
Surname: LANG
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 37091
Date of Death: 24/4/1917
Place of Birth: Lanark
Other: 14th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F. & F.

Robert Lang was born on 25th October, 1893, at Smyllum, Lanark, Lanarkshire.
His parents were Robert Lang, a ploughman, and Elizabeth Telfer or Lang, farm servant.
His parents were married on 4th June, 1880, at Auchenheath, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire.
His paternal grandparents were Alexander Lang, a ploughman, and Isabella Reid or Lang.
His maternal grandparents were Charles Telfer, a general labourer, and Elizabeth Tait or Telfer.

In the 1901 census, Robert, now age 7, was living with his family at Kilncadzow Village, Carluke, Lanarkshire. His mother was hospitalised at this time.

In the 1911 census, Robert Lang, now 17, was living with his family at Coldstream, Carluke, Lanarkshire. He is employed as a ‘Farm Worker’. His mother was again hospitalised at this time.

On 14th August, 1914, his mother Elizabeth Telfer or Lang, age 51, died at Coldstream, Carluke, Lanarkshire, after a long illness.

On 2nd September, 1915, Robert Lang, (age 23 on the marriage record), married Sarah McQueen then age 19, at Stonehouse, Lanarkshire. (He would have been 21 years and 10 months old at that time.)
His ‘Usual Residence’ as shown on the marriage record was ‘Corehouse Farm, Kirkfieldbank’, where his employment was a ‘Farm Servant’. He was working at the farm as a ploughman, as was his father.

On 28th January, 1916, a son Robert Lang (my father) was born at Braidwood, Carluke, Lanarkshire.

Robert Lang was 23 years and 5 months old when he died on 24th April, 1917.

The following link is to a website dedicated to the 14th Battalion HLI and the specific page for Robert Lang:
http://www.14hli.co.uk/died/langr.html
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'Lest We Forget'
Remembering my grandfather Pte 37091 Robert Lang 14th Bn HLI, killed in action 24 Apr 1917 at Gouzeaucourt, France.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:42 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Briggs Dunlop Reply with quote

WW1
Pte. John B. Dunlop

(Glasgow Herald 17th June 1915)
"Private John Dunlop, 2nd Cameron Highlanders, has been officially reported missing since May 10. He is about 20 year of age, and joined the Army in November, he is the second son of Mr Dunlop, late of Greenside, Maybole, and is well known in the district."

CWGC
DUNLOP, JOHN BRIGGS
Rank: Private
Service No: S/15723
Date of Death: 10/05/1915
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 40.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Archibald and Mary B. Dunlop, of 6, Melville Place, Carluke, Lanarkshire.

SNWM
Surname: DUNLOP
Firstname: John
Service Number: S/15723
Date Death: 10/05/1915
Place of birth: Maybole Ayrshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2012 6:33 pm    Post subject: Pte. David MacDonald Reply with quote

WW1
Pte. David MacDonald

(Glasgow Herald 16th Feb 1915)
"Word has been received in Carluke that Private David MacDonald, Cameron Highlanders, has been missing since December 22. Private MacDonald is 36 years of age. He served for a term in the Cameron Highlanders, and rejoined his regiment in October."

CWGC
McDONALD, DAVID
Rank: Private
Service No: 3/6160
Date of Death: 22/12/1914
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 41 and 42.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McDONALD
Firstname: David
Service Number: 3/6160
Date Death: 22/12/1914
Place of birth: Carluke
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC ENTRY:
KING, HENRY
Rank:Sergeant
Trade:W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No:1025718
Date of Death:10/08/1943
Age:29
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
405 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn
Grave ReferenceRow 5. Coll. grave 63-65.
CemeteryFLORENNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of James and Harriet King; husband of Isabella King, of Carluke, Lanarkshire.

An article on Sgt.King appeared on the front page of todays Lanark Gazette. A short summary of the article and photograph can be seen on the newspapers website here:
http://www.lanarkgazette.co.uk/news/local-headlines/world-war-two-bomber-hero-s-son-found-1-2456423
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:05 pm    Post subject: Unveiling report Reply with quote

(The Scotsman 28th June 1920)
"A memorial was unveiled in Carluke churchyard on saturday to the memory of the men of the parish who fell in the war. The monument, which is of Creetown granite, was subscribed for by the relatives of the fallen, and occupies a central position in the churchyard. An address was given by the Rev F.M. Hauxwell, minister of the parish, who paid a tribute to the dead heroes. The unveiling ceremony was performed by Mrs W. Stewart and Mrs M. Murray, who both lost sons."

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