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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:56 pm    Post subject: Govan Old Church WW2 Memorials Reply with quote

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1939 – 1945

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN
FROM THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR

Trooper James B. Bale R.T.R
Guardsman John Hutton Brydon S.G.
Sgt-Pilot William Callander R.A.F.
Cpl. Charles Stanley Colley R.E.
L/Cpl. Robert Craig A. & S.H.
Chief Eng. Daniel W. Cruickshanks M.N.
L/Cpl. James R. Cunningham Cameronians
Sig. Harry Fenton R.C.S.
Ldg. Wireman John Wills Garven R.N.
W.O./A.G. John Annandale Gouk R.A.F.
Fl./Off. George H.F.G. Gregory D.F.M. R.A.F.
Capt. James Hamilton M.N.
3rd Eng. Robert C. Hamilton M.N.
Sgt./A.G. James McG. Hargreaves R.A.F.
Sub-Lt. William P. Haughie R.N.
Chief Eng. John R. Hunter M.N. (U.S.A.)
Pte. Gavin W. Jackson R.M.C.
Gnr. Albert Just R.A.
Bomb. Matthew McKim R.A.
Pte. Alexander McD. McMillan A. & S.H.
Pte. Francis B. Macmillan Cam. H.
Pte. Angus R. Macpherson H.L.I.
O.S. Joseph Mundie R.N.
Fl./Off. Alexander L. Munro R.A.F.
Trooper John Osborne Recce Regt.
A.B. Thomas Paton R.N.
2nd Hand Daniel Peterson H.M. Minesweepers
Gnr. Harry Robertson R.A.
Stoker Angus Ryce R.N.
Pte. Robert S. Scott H.L.I.
Sgt. James Snodgrass R.A.S.C.
Pte. James Thomson Cameronians
1st Cl. Air Mech. Robert Thomson Fleet Air Arm
Rifleman Alexander D. Wiseman Cameronians
Pte. George Woolley A. & S.H.

“Their name liveth for evermore”
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This Memorial originated from Elder Street Macgregor Memorial Church



Their name liveth for evermore
1939 – 1945

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

Rev. William Gilchrist Mills
Donald C. Baird
James Begg
Richard F. Cummins
Andrew S. Gibson
John Jamieson
George Mitchell
George Perry
David M. Sannholm
Stewart A. Skinner
Robert T. Smith
James Snodgrass
Edmund W. Tough
Gellen Whyte
James Wood
Jonathan M. Johnston

John
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MILLS, The Rev. WILLIAM GILCHRIST
Rank: Chaplain 4th Class
Service No: 123999
Date of Death: 01/04/1943
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Chaplains' Department
Grave Reference 4. J. 19.
Cemetery ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Additional Information:

BAIRD, DONALD C.
Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: EC/837
Date of Death: 16/06/1942
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: 12th Frontier Force Regiment 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference 11. F. 3.
Cemetery KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA
Additional Information: Son of William and Mary D. Baird, of Glasgow.
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BEGG, JAMES
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 3322012
Date of Death: 04/04/1945
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) 10th Bn.
Grave Reference Row 2. Grave 3.
Cemetery STEENWIJKERWOLD (KALLENKOTE) GENERAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of James and Jane Begg, of Glasgow.

CUMMINS, RICHARD FERGUSON
Rank: Able Seaman
Service No: P/JX 182263
Date of Death: 18/06/1942
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy H.M.S. Wild Swan
Panel Reference Panel 63, Column 2.
Memorial PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Mary Cummins, of Glasgow.
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GIBSON, ANDREW STEWART
Rank: Driver
Service No: T/111355
Date of Death: 07/09/1943
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps 55 Inf. Bde. Coy.
Grave Reference B1. E. 15.
Cemetery THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of James and Jessie Hunter Gibson, of Cardonald, Glasgow.

JOHNSTON, JONATHAN MARSHALL
Rank: Private
Service No: 2932382
Date of Death: 22/05/1940
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference Column 128.
Memorial DUNKIRK MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of George and Rosina Johnston, of Glasgow.
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PERRY, GEORGE
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 1823401
Date of Death: 21/07/1944
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 12 Sqdn.
Panel Reference Panel 236.
Memorial RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Perry, of Paisley, Renfrewshire; husband of Ann Campbell Perry, of Paisley.

SANNHOLM, DAVID MARTIN
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Flt. Engr.
Service No: 1017157
Date of Death: 06/12/1942
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 102 Sqdn.
Grave Reference Allied Plot. Grave 35.
Cemetery FREDERIKSHAVN CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Elizabeth Sannholm; husband of Elizabeth Miller Sannholm, of Glasgow.
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SKINNER, STEWART ALEXANDER
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 18/02/1944
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve H.M.S. Penelope
Panel Reference Panel 88, Column 1.
Memorial PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
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SNODGRASS, JAMES
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: T/260548
Date of Death: 19/06/1942
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps 9 M.T. Stores Depot
Grave Reference 7. E. 6.
Cemetery BASRA WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Thomas Anderson Snodgrass and Caroline J. Snodgrass, of Oldhall, Paisley, Renfrewshire; husband of Christina Walker McLean Snodgrass.
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TOUGH, EDMUND WINCHESTER
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Obs.
Service No: 581008
Date of Death: 16/05/1940
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force 139 Sqdn.
Grave Reference Grave 2.
Cemetery FLOING COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Annabella Jack Tough, of Govan, Glasgow.

WHYTE, GELLAN
Rank: Private
Service No: 2986086
Date of Death: 23/04/1943
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 8th Bn.
Grave Reference 10. C. 2.
Cemetery MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Jean Whyte, of Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:15 pm    Post subject: Gunner Harry Robertson Reply with quote

The above is Gunner Harry Robertson, 1820024, 9 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery. He was captured in Singapore and died on 19th July 1943 building the Death Railway. A Govan man, RIP Uncle Harry x
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