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mhomac



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:13 pm    Post subject: East United Free Church, Strathaven. Reply with quote

Thanks are due to Bob Stewart, Chairman, and Gerry Farrell, Vice Chairman of Lanarkshire Family History Society for the photographs and their kind permission to post them on the website.

World War 1.



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mhomac



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:18 pm    Post subject: East United Free Church, Strathaven. Reply with quote

World War 2.



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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARRIE, CLAUDE
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Service Number: 55194
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, 4th Bde, 7th Bty
Date of Death: 18/5/1916
Age: 30
Additional Information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Barrie, of Ballgreen, Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 3 and 60
Memorial: Basra Memorial

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 33170
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 9th Bn
Date of Death: 22/3/1918
Panel Reference: Panel 37 and 38
Memorial: Pozieres Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CRAIG, FRANK MCCARTNEY
Initials: FM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 7252
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, 58th Bde, "D" Bty
Date of Death: 9/4/1917
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Annie Craig, of Town Mill Cottage, Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: III P 5
Cemetery: Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, DONALD MACPHERSON
Initials: DM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/40156
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 25/4/1918
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Isabella MacPherson Davidson, of 8, Davis Square, Inverness.
Grave Reference: IX A 20
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FLEMING, W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S2/016327
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps, 286th Supply Coy
Date of Death: 25/2/1918
Age: 29
Additional Information: Son of John and Elizabeth Fleming, of Meadow Bank, Strathaven; husband of Isabella Fleming, of Meadow Bank, Strathaven, Lanarkshire. Scotland.
Grave Reference: 3 E 10
Cemetery: Dar-Es-Salaam War Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KIRKLAND, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 127401
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 38th Bn
Date of Death: 15/10/1918
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Kirkland, of 27, Ladeside, Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: II E 16
Cemetery: Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LISTER, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Colour Serjeant
Service Number: 16993
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 10th/11th Bn
Date of Death: 12/7/1919
Age: 41
Additional Information: Son of John Lister and Ellen Simpson Lister; husband of Sarah Annie Cooper Lister, of 4, Dunlop St., Strathaven, Lanarkshire. Born at Rutherglen.
Grave Reference: C 370
Cemetery: Rutherglen Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LUSK, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), Adjt. 1st/6th Bn
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 28/12/1915
Age: 37
Additional Information: Croix de Chevalier, Legion D'Honneur. Mentioned in Despatches. Son of John and Jessie Colville Lusk. B.A.(Cantab.). Staff Captain, Scottish Rifle Bde. (T.F.), Falkirk, Scotland, 1914-15.
Grave Reference: VI A 1
Cemetery: St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.

James Lusk was a director at David Colville & Son, his grandfather's steel company, and is named on the Company's War Memorial as well as on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MARTIN, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Private
Service Number: 8/3701
Regiment/Service: Otage Regiment, NZEF, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 15/9/1916
Grave Reference: VIII G 18
Cemetery: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval.

SNWM states born Strathaven.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCKAY, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 10069
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 1/8/1919
Grave Reference: H6
Cemetery: Strathaven Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PARK, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 152278
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery, 51st Siege Bty
Date of Death: 25/10/1917
Age: 39
Additional Information: Son of John and Jeanie Struthers Park, of Springknowe, Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: XXX G 7
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SEMPLE, WILLIAM COCHRANE
Initials: WC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 240911
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 8th Bn
Date of Death: 29/7/1917
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Margaret Cochrane Semple, of 5, Commercial Rd., Strathaven.
Grave Reference: XVI E 16
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, JOHN BARCLAY
Initials: JB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 6th Bn, "D" Coy
Date of Death: 15/6/1915
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of John Wilson, of Mainsacre, Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 15 and 16
Memorial: Le Touret Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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