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Alex Glass



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:42 am    Post subject: Nitshill War Memorial Reply with quote

NAME: LAW, JAMES R
Rank: Private
Date of Death: 27/03/1918
Age: 29
Service No: S13329
Regiment/Service: 7th Bn., Cameron Highlanders
Grave Reference: Arras Memorial
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Nitshill, Renfrewshire (1889)
Parents: James Law and Maggie Law
Place of Residence: Unitas Buildings, Nitshill, Glasgow

Medals Awarded: British War, Victory and 1914-15 Star

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: Agnes (1885), John (1887), Janet Andrew (19)
Description: 5 feet 7 inches tall, 10st 2lbs weight, 37inches chest size, complexion fresh, eyes blue and hair brown.
Enlisted: 09/09/1914 Glasgow
Military Notes: Hospitalised from 29/1/1916-4/4/1916 Varicose vains 3rd Scot Gen Hosp
Occupation: Blacksmith Time Served
Religion: Presbyterian


NAME: LAW, MATTHEW
Rank: Private
Date of Death: 19/08/1918
Age: 24
Service No: 41287
Regiment/Service: 10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Grave Reference: Vis-En-Artois Memorial
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Nitshill, Renfrewshire (1894)
Parents: Robert Law and Jane Law
Place of Residence: Nitshill, Renfrewshire

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: John (1885), Janet (1886), Elizabeth Stevens (1888), James (1890), Agnes (1892), Andrew (1896), Alexander (1898), Robert (1899), Margaret (1900), Sarah Nesbit, Jane Clark,
Enlisted: Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Religion: Presbyterian
Previous Service: Formerly Glasgow Yeomanry (3569)


NAME: MALLOCH, JAMES
Rank: Private
Date of Death: 29/08/1916
Age: 18
Service No: S/4977
Regiment/Service: 1st Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Grave Reference: Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: St Rollox, Lanarkshire (1898)
Parents: James Malloch and Jessie Malloch
Place of Residence: Newton Place, Nitshill, Glasgow

Medals Awarded: British War, Victory and 1914-15 Star

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: Matthew (18 ), John (10), Thomas (8 ), Isabella (28 ) Burnside Row, Nitshill, Bessie (26) Main St, Thornliebank, Janet (16), Maggie (13), Mary (11)
Description: 5 feet 2 1/2 inches tall, 32 inch chest size, vision very good, physical development good
Enlisted: 07/05/1915 Barrhead
Occupation: Miner
Religion: Presbyterian (United Free Church)
Minister: George W Ewart


NAME: MAXWELL, JAMES
Rank: Lance Corporal
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Age: 25
Service No: S/2710
Regiment/Service: 8th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's
Grave Reference: Loos Memorial
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Barrhead, Renfrewshire (1890)
Parents: Samuel Maxwell and Fanny W Maxwell
Place of Residence: White's Square, Nitshill, Glasgow

Medals Awarded: British War, Victory and 1914-15

Service Record and other sources:
Enlisted: Barrhead, Renfrewshire


NAME: MCBRIDE, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Date of Death: 18/11/1916
Age: 27
Service No: 460353
Regiment/Service: 44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Grave Reference: Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumount
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Nitshill, Renfrewshire (23/08/1889)
Parents: James McBride (Bricklayer) and Mary McBride (nee Welsh)
Place of Residence: Unitas Buildings, Nitshill, Glasgow

Medals Awarded:

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: Jane (1878), Katie (1884), Alexander (1888), Robert (1895), Annie Mary (1900)

Description: 5'5 1/2", Chest 37" Complexion Medium, Eyes Blue, Hair Brown
Enlisted: 07/06/1915 Winnipeg, Canada
Occupation: Bricklayer
Religion: Roman Catholic
Minister:


NAME: MCGORAN, THOMAS
Rank: Private
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Age: 23
Service No: 6379
Regiment/Service: II Corps Cyclist Bn., Army Cyclist Corps
Grave Reference: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Ballanahinch, Co Down (1894)
Parents: Joseph McGoran and Sarah McGoran
Place of Residence: 10 Dunlop Street, Nitshill, Glasgow

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: James (35)Aurs Rd, Barrhead (Deceased), John (33) Nitshill, Joseph (31)London Rd, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Hugh (23), Harry (21)(Germany), Michael (16), Lizzie (26), Mary (18 ).
Description: 5 feet 5 1/2 inches tall, 139lbs, 34 1/2 inches chest size, complexion sallow, eyes grey, hair dark
Pension: Mother paid Seperation Allowance 2/10 and Allotment Pay 3/6
Enlisted: 01/09/1914 Barrhead
Military Notes: AWOL 15/3/1915 fined two days pay
Occupation: Railway Porter
Personal Effects: Letters-Photos-Cards-Religious papers cards-Waller-Rosary-Photocases-Wrist watch & Strap (broken) Loose faulse teeth
Religion: Catholic
Minister: Father Michael, St John's Barrhead
Previous Service: Originally posted to the Seaforth Highlanders and transferred to Cyclist Corps 25/3/1915



NAME: MCHAFFIE DMC, JAMES
Rank: Sargeant
Date of Death: 13/10/1916
Age: 26
Service No: 13409
Regiment/Service: 7th Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers
Grave Reference: Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumount
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Neilston, Renfrewshire (1890)
Parents: Richard McHaffie and Rebecca McHaffie
Place of Residence: Nitshill, Renfrewshire

Medals Awarded: British War, Victory and 1914-15 Star

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: Elizabeth (1893), Thomas (1899)
Enlisted: 04/09/1914 Barrhead
Military Notes: Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal 11/3/1916 For conspicuous gallantry and energy in carrying dispatches and ammunition on several occasions under heavy fire.



NAME: MCKEAN, JAMES
Rank: Private
Date of Death: 25/04/1917
Age: 28
Service No: 862910
Regiment/Service: 123 Bn., Canadian Infantry
Grave Reference: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Renfrewshire 15/12/1889
Parents: Joseph McKean and Mary McKean (nee Johnstone)
Place of Residence: 523 Dufferin, Street, Toronto, Onterio, Canada

Medals Awarded:

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: Samuel (1885), Thomas (1887), Peter (1892), Jessie (1894), William (1898), Joseph (1901)
Partner: Annie McKean
Children: son born about 1915
Description: 5'3", 36 1/2 " Chest Eyes Blue Hair Fair Complexion Fresh. Numerous smal soars across buttocks and hips.
Enlisted: 06/03/1916 Canada
Occupation: Ornamental Iron Fitter
Religion: Presbyterian


NAME: MCWILLIAMS, JAMES (HAMISH)
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 29/05/1916
Age:
Service No:
Regiment/Service: 2nd Bn., Black Watch
Grave Reference: Vermeles British Cemetery
Additional Information:
Place of Birth:
Parents: Alexander McWilliam and Elsie McWilliam
Place of Residence: Levernholme, Nitshill, Renfrewshire

Medals Awarded: British War, Victory and 1914-15 Star



NAME: MEIKLE, VC MM, JOHN
Rank: Sargent
Date of Death: 20/07/1918
Age: 20
Service No: 200854
Regiment/Service: 4th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders
Grave Reference: Marfaux British Cemetery VIII.C.1
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Kirkintilloch (1898)
Parents: John Meikle and Annie Meikle
Place of Residence: Nitshill, Renfrewshire

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory, Victoria Cross and Military Medal

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: Jane (1891), Jessie (1893), Maggie (1898)
Occupation: Railway Porter


NAME: MONAGHAN, JAMES
Rank: Sargent
Date of Death: 16/07/1916
Age: 25
Service No: 2936
Regiment/Service: 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Bn., Highland Light Infantry
Grave Reference: Thiepval Memorial
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Nitshill, Renfrewshire, (1891)
Parents: William Monaghan and Georgina C Monaghan
Place of Residence: Darnley, Paisley Rd, Barrhead, Glasgow

Medals Awarded: British War, Victory and 1914-15 Star

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: William (1885), George (1887)



NAME: NICOL, DAVID
Rank: Private
Date of Death: 28/07/1916
Age: 19
Service No: 5022
Regiment/Service: 1st/6th Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's)
Grave Reference: Thiepval Memorial
Additional Information:
Place of Birth: Levern, Renfrewshire (1897)
Parents: James Nicol and Margaret Nicol
Place of Residence:

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Service Record and other sources:
Siblings: Mitchell (1881), Peter (1883), Elizabeth (1885), James (1885), Margaret (1894), Robert (1900)
Religion: Presbyterian
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Location: Huntly, Aberdeenshire.

PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:27 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Robert Forrest Reply with quote

(Already listed by Alex Glass on page 1 of this thread.)

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 4th. May, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
FORREST.-
Officially reported died of wounds on 11th April, Private Robert Forrest, Gordon Highlanders, aged 22 years, youngest son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Forrest, Levernshields Villa, Nitshill."
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