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PostPosted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 12:44 am    Post subject: Galston Reply with quote

IMG_1616 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

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IMG_1606 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

These name panels may not be in the correct order. It's just the order I took them in.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 7:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Location: Junction of Station Road and Duke Street.

OS Map Ref NS 5024 3644

UKNIWM Ref 13359

UKNIWM records this as being at Galston Kirk but I believe this is incorrect.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

An impressive mercat cross style memorial. One of the Second World War names stands out

MAUCHLINE, IAN HUDDLESTON ABNEY HASTINGS
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Age: 26
Date of Death: 11/07/1944
Service No: 94699
Additional information: Lord Mauchline. Son of Maj. R. M. C. Abney Hastings and the Countess of Loudoun, of Loudoun Castle, Galston, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. H. 7.
Cemetery: ANCONA WAR CEMETERY

And a Hong Kong unit. It looks like he died as a PoW in Japan

HOOD, JOHN MAIR
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps
Age: 47
Date of Death: 21/03/1944
Service No: DR/294
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Janet L. B. Hood, of Galston, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Brit. Sec. B. B. 14.
Cemetery: YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:01 pm    Post subject: WW2 Merchant Navy Reply with quote

MERCHANT NAVY

2nd Off. J.W.L. McTurk

CWGC
Name: McTURK, JOHN WALLACE LYON
Initials: J W L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Third Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Baron Carnegie (Ardrossan)
Age: 28
Date of Death: 11/06/1941
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. S. Grave 2639.
Cemetery: KILMARNOCK CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: McTURK
Firstname: John Wallace Lyon
Date of death: 11/06/1941
Place of birth: Galston
Other: S.S. "BARON CARNEGIE".
SNWM roll: MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 1)
Rank: 3rd Officer

Eng. Off. John Clark

CWGC
Name: CLARK, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Third Engineer Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. San Demetrio (London)
Age: 32
Date of Death: 17/03/1942
Additional information: Husband of Helen Fairgrieve Clark, of Galston, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 92.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: CLARK
Firstname: John
Date of death: 17/03/1942
Place of birth: Hurlford
Other: M.V. "SAN DEMETRIO".
SNWM roll: MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 1)
Rank: 3rd Engineer Officer

3rd Radio Off. W.E. Black

CWGC
unlisted

SNWM
Surname: BLACK
Firstname: William Elliot
Date of death: 02/04/1943
Place of birth: Galston Ayrshire
Other: S.S. "P.L.M.14".
SNWM roll: MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 2)
Rank: 3rd Radio Officer

2nd Radio Off. Carlo Villa

CWGC
Name: VILLA, CARLO
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Radio Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Milos (Sweden)
Age: 22
Date of Death: 11/03/1943
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 70.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: VILLA
Firstname: Carlo
Date of death: 11/03/1943
Place of birth: Greenock
Other: S.S. "MILOS"
SNWM roll: MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 1)
Rank: Radio Officer
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:32 pm    Post subject: WW2 Scots Guards Reply with quote

SCOTS GUARDS

Gdsm. Hugh L. Proudfoot

CWGC
Name: PROUDFOOT, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 10/02/1944
Service No: 2700355
Additional information: Son of John and Agnes Proudfoot; husband of Margaret Proudfoot, of Galston, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I, W, 6.
Cemetery: ANZIO WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: PROUDFOOT
Firstname: Hugh
Service number: 2700355
Date of death: 10/02/1944
Place of birth: Ayr
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsm

Gdsm. John R. Wilson

CWGC
Name: WILSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 10/09/1943
Service No: 2700447
Additional information: Son of James and Jeanie Wilson; husband of Agnes S. Wilson, of Crosshouse, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. E. 17.
Cemetery: SALERNO WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: WILSON
Firstname: John
Service number: 2700447
Date of death: 10/09/1943
Place of birth: Ayr
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsm

Gdsm. John C. McGuiness The memorial has the middle initial of C but it shoulg be G. SNWM spell McGuiness with two N's

CWGC
Name: McGUINESS, JOHN GOVAN
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Age: 20
Date of Death: 17/03/1946
Service No: 4927728
Additional information: Son of Hugh F. and Mary McGuiness, of Galston, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 7. Row F. Grave 9.
Cemetery: COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: McGUINNESS
Firstname: John G
Service number: 4927728
Date of death: 17/03/1946
Place of birth: Kilmarnock
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsm
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:38 pm    Post subject: Archibald Baillie Reply with quote

ROYAL MARINES

Archibald Baillie

CWGC
Name: BAILLIE, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Marine
Regiment/Service: Royal Marines
Unit Text: No. 43 R.M. Commando.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 25/09/1944
Service No: CH/X 110260
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Baillie, of Galston, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 9. E. 9.
Cemetery: BELGRADE WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BAILLIE
Firstname: Archibald
Service number: CH/X110260
Date of death: 25/09/1944
Place of birth: Galston
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: Marine
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:36 pm    Post subject: WW2 Royal Navy Reply with quote

ROYAL NAVY

Lieut. James R. Paterson

CWGC
Name: PATERSON, JAMES RAMSAY
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Hereward
Age: 26
Date of Death: 29/05/1941
Additional information: Son of John Paterson and of Gertrude Paterson (nee Ramsay).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 45, Column 2.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: PATERSON
Firstname: James Ramsay
Date of death: 29/05/1941
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: Lieut

A.B. James B. Nimmo

CWGC
Name: NIMMO, JAMES BUCHANAN
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.L.C.T. 377
Age: 27
Date of Death: 04/10/1944
Service No: C/JX 316082
Additional information: Son of George and Martha Nimmo, of Corby, Northamptonshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 75, 3.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: NIMMO
Firstname: James Buchanan
Service number: C/JX316082
Date of death: 04/10/1944
Place of birth: Galston
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: A B

Boy. Samuel Kay

CWGC
Name: KAY, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Hood.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 24/05/1941
Service No: P/JX 162376
Additional information: Son of Samuel and Catherine Kay, of Galston, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 50, Column 3.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: KAY
Firstname: Samuel
Service number: P/JX162376
Date of death: 24/05/1941
Place of birth: Glasgow
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: Ord Sea

Sto.1. Robert A. Logan

CWGC
Name: LOGAN, ROBERT AITKEN
Initials: R A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Laforey.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 30/03/1944
Service No: P/KX 128917
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Elizabeth Gemmell Logan; husband of Annie W. Logan, of Galston, Ayrshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 86, Column 1.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: LOGAN
Firstname: Robert Aitken
Service number: P/KX128917
Date of death: 30/03/1944
Place of birth: Galston
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: Sto 1

Sto.1. James Robertson

CWGC
Name: ROBERTSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Salsette
Age: 32
Date of Death: 25/04/1943
Service No: P/KX 127369
Additional information: Son of James and Janet Steven Robertson.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 92.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: ROBERTSON
Firstname: James
Service number: P/KX127369
Date of death: 25/04/1943
Place of birth: Darvel
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: Sto 1

O/Std. Roland G. Quigley

CWGC
Name: QUIGLEY, ROLAND GILMOUR
Initials: R G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Steward
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Avenger
Age: 20
Date of Death: 15/11/1942
Service No: C/LX 26955
Additional information: Son of Michael and Catherine McGee Quigley.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 64, 3.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: QUIGLEY
Firstname: Roland Gilmour
Service number: C/LX26955
Date of death: 15/11/1942
Place of birth: Galston
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: Steward
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2015 9:17 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Cpl. Thomas EMERY, R.A.F. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 26th September, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
EMERY.-
Killed in action on 7th September, Corporal A.M. Thomas Emery, R.A.F., aged 26 years, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Robert Emery, Glebe Road, Galston."


Thomas and his parents all born Galston, Ayrshire.

SNWM - WW1
Surname EMERY
Forename Thomas
Rank Cpl
Service number 18453
Decoration
Place of birth Galston Ayrshire
Date of death 7 September 1918
Theatre of death France
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Other detail 46 Sqdn.

CWGC - EMERY, Thomas
Rank: Corporal.
Service No: 18453.
Date of Death: 07/09/1918. Age: 26. (Died of wounds.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force 46th Sqdn.
Grave Reference: XV. AA. 1.
Cemetery: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Robert and Janet Emery, of 5, Glebe Rd., Galston, Ayrshire.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:11 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. David Young, Canadian Forces. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 10th October, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
YOUNG.-
Killed on the 2nd inst., while going to the assistance of his officer, Private David Young, Canadian Infantry, son of James Young, Galston, and brother of John S. Young, 20 Renfrew Street."


CWGC - YOUNG, David
Rank: Private.
Service No: 430079.
Date of Death: Between 02/10/1916 and 03/10/1916. Age: 41.
Regiment/Service: Canadian Pioneers 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference: I. H. 14.
Cemetery: BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY, ALBERT
Additional Information: Son of James Boyd Young and Mary Smith Young, of 22, Titchfield St., Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland.

1901 Census Ayrshire, Galston, 22 Titchfield Street, recorded (transcription):- James Young (50), Foreman Forester, born Tarbolton; Mary Young (50), wife, born Galston; four children all born Galston. (David Young not listed.)

SNWM - no trace.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lots of detail on David Young at
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/524027?David%20Young
(click on the photographs)
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 1:56 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. John Richardson, South Africans. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 9th January, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
RICHARDSON.-
At Glebe Road, Galston, on the 6th inst., Pte. John Richardson, South African Infantry, son of David Richardson."


SNWM - WW1
Surname RICHARDSON
Forename J
Rank Pte
Service number 1014
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 6 January 1917
Theatre of death England (Death notice disagrees.)
Cause of death dd
SNWM roll SOUTH AFRICAN SCOTTISH
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to SOUTH AFRICAN SCOTTISH

CWGC - RICHARDSON, J.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 1014.
Date of Death: 06/01/1917.
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry 4th Regt.
Grave Reference: New. 775.
Cemetery: GALSTON CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Grave registration documents record David Richardson, c/o Mr. Thomson, 80, Great Western Road, Glasgow.

1901 Census Ayrshire, Galston, Belmont Glebedykes, recorded (transcription):- David Richardson (54), Stone Mason Miner, born Ayrs., Riccarton; Marion W. Richardson (55), wife, born Galston; teenage children all born Galston.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:09 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Thomas Watson - Ayrshire Yeomanry Reply with quote

Ayrshire Yeomanry on memorial although he ended up Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 15th January, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
WATSON.-
Died at Nasrieh Hospital, Cairo, on 8th January, 1917, Thomas Watson, aged 21 years, Cadet School, Cairo (late Ayrshire Yeomanry), eldest son of James and Margaret Watson, Milton, Galston (late of Dalleagles, New Cumnock), and grandson of Thomas Watson, J.P., Bank House, Eaglesham."
(another muddy printing - Nasreih School was an Egyptian Government Primary School which became a British Military Hospital with 584 beds.)

SNWM - WW1
Surname WATSON
Forename Thomas
Rank Pte
Service number 50463
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 8 January 1917
Theatre of death Palestine
Cause of death Died (Appendia abscess - post operation)
SNWM roll MACHINE GUN CORPS
Unit name MACHINE GUN CORPS INFANTRY
Other detail formerly 1796 Ayrshire Yeomanry.

CWGC - WATSON, T.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 50463.
Date of Death:08/01/1917. Age: 21.
Regiment/Service:Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 1st Dismounted Bde.
Grave Reference: F. 181.
Cemetery: CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of James and Margaret Watson, of Waterside House, Fenwick, Ayrshire.

Also listed at Fenwick Memorial:- http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=69586#69586
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:59 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Albert J. Collins, Cameron Highlanders. Reply with quote

SDGW - Born and lived Galston; enlisted Kilmarnock.
Not at Kilmarnock War Memorial.

Some service records exist for this soldier.
Address:- Loudon Kirk, Galston.
Age:- 19 years. Trade:- Miner. Attested:- Kilmarnock 22nd May, 1915. Approved for service Cameron Highlanders, Inverness, 25th May, 1915.
Posted Expeditionary Force 7th September, 1915. Joined 9th Infantry Base Depot 9th September, 1915.

SNWM - WW1
Surname COLLINS
Forename Albert John
Rank Pte
Service number S/18234
Decoration
Place of birth Galston Ayrshire
Date of death 15 October 1915
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 5th Bn.

CWGC - COLLINS, Albert John
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/18234.
Date of Death: 15/10/1915. Age: 19.
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 5th Bn.
Grave Reference: C. 22.
Cemetery: BLAUWEPOORT FARM CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Albert John and Annie Collins, of Loudoun Kirk, Galston, Ayrshire.

Albert J. Collins (father), acknowledged receipt of his sons medals 9th September, 1921. Loudon Kirk, Galston, Ayrshire.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:31 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Lieut. William R. Brown, R.S.F. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 6th. October, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
BROWN.-
Died of wounds received in action, at casualty clearing station, on 30th September, Second Lieutenant W. R. Brown, Royal Scots Fusiliers, aged 22 years, beloved son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Brown, 14 Titchfield Street, Galston."

Medal index ticket records previous service:- 78th. T.R.Bn. L/Cpl. TR24361; R.Sco.Fus 2/Lt. France, 18th. June, 1917. Address section records father's name and address (as death notice).
Army register soldier's backpay records payments to Thomas Brown, Esq. (Exec. Dative).
W.R. Brown, 2 Lt., R. Scots Fusrs., died 30.9.1917, wounds.


SNWM - WW1
Surname BROWN
Forename William Robertson
Rank T/2nd Lieut
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 30 September 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Other detail 1st Bn.

CWGC - BROWN, William Robertson[/b
Rank: [b] Lieutenant.

Date of Death: 30/09/1917. Age: 22. (Died of wounds.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: VI. I. 14.
Cemetery: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Brown, of 14, Titchfield St., Galston, Ayrshire.

Headstone schedules record Mrs. E. R. Brown, 14 Titchfield Street, Galston, Ayrshire.

1901 Census Ayrshire, Galston, 27 Titchfield Street, recorded (transcription):- William Brown (6), Scholar, son, born Galston; Thomas Brown (37), Tailor, born Galston; Elizabeth Brown (40), Wife, born Galston; siblings.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:35 pm    Post subject: WW1 names transcription? Reply with quote

WW1 names on here are a difficult read. Anyone got a transcription of the names available to post? That would be a big help in identifying what is what.
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