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PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 8:40 am    Post subject: Mearns Cemetery - Newton Mearns Reply with quote

Location:

Mearns Cemetery
Waterfoot Road
Newton Mearns
G77 5RU

Open all day and all year.

Number of CWGC burials: 13

Originally posted by "Dr Jon" on the Scottish War Graves Project on 14th September 2009.

Index of names:

BARCLAY, IAN WILLIAM
BLANEY, HENRY
HADDOW, JOHN RENWICK HAIG
KENNEDY, JOHN
KING, HARRY GLENCAIRD
MARSHALL, HENRY GORDON
MARSHALL, THOMAS MANWELL
MORRISON, HUGH GIBSON
POWER, THOMAS
RALSTON, JOHN HENRY
REID, JOHN
WALKER, GORDON BOYD
WALKER, JOHN IAN RUSSELL


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Name: BARCLAY, IAN WILLIAM
Initials: I W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Age: 34
Date of Death: 04/07/1944
Service No: 246810
Additional information: Son of Andrew Wilson Barclay and Elizabeth Frame Barclay, of Glasgow; husband of Agnes (Nannie) W. Barclay, of Glasgow. M.B., Ch.B.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 616.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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Name: BLANEY, HENRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 99 Bty., 18 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 43
Date of Death: 12/11/1940
Service No: 7575322
Additional information: Son of Henry Blaney, and of Annie Blaney (nee McAfferty), of Dundee.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 619.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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Name: HADDOW, JOHN RENWICK HAIG
Initials: J R H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Mercury.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 28/03/1946
Awards: D S C
Additional information: Son of John Haig Haddow and Agnes Alison Haddow, of Newton Mearns; husband of Beryl Peggy Aileen Haddow, of Uplawmoor.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 108.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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Name: KENNEDY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Warrant Officer
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 34
Date of Death: 23/03/1947
Service No: 514948
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Annie Kennedy; husband of Jean Lindsay Kennedy, of Newton Mearns.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 604.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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Name: KING, HARRY GLENCAIRD
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 43 Bty., 61 (11th Bn. The City of London Regt.) H.A.A. Regt.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 19/07/1941
Service No: 915098
Additional information: Son of John N. King, and of Margaret M. King, of Newton Mearns.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 76.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 8:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sadly, two brothers in the same grave:

Name: MARSHALL, HENRY GORDON
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 30
Date of Death: 08/02/1944
Service No: 1343432
Additional information: Son of Henry William and Helen Manwell Marshall, of Busby.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 414.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

Name: MARSHALL, THOMAS MANWELL
Initials: T M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 411 Bty., 54 (1/5th Bn. The Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regt.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 23/01/1946
Service No: 1587033
Additional information: Son of Henry William and Helen Manwell Marshall, of Busby.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 415.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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Name: MORRISON, HUGH GIBSON
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Plinlimmon.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 21/11/1942
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Kathleen Morrison; husband of Christine Miller Morrison, of Whitecraigs.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. F. Grave 144.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY


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Name: POWER, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 53
Date of Death: 14/12/1947
Service No: 3324106
Additional information: Son of James and Annie Power; husband of Mabel Power, of Maryhill, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 79.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY
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Name: RALSTON, JOHN HENRY
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 34
Date of Death: 07/05/1946
Service No: 2699942
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret Ralston; husband of Margaret Hamilton Ralston, of Giffnock.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 124.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY
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Name: REID, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 38
Date of Death: 29/03/1946
Service No: 10581009
Additional information: Son of Andrew Tannahill Reid and Annie Sinclair Lamb Reid; husband of Janet Hart Reid, of Busby.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 1099.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 8:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Again, two brothers killed in action within days of eachother.

Name: WALKER, GORDON BOYD
Initials: G B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 9 Sqdn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 07/04/1943
Service No: 1551590
Additional information: Son of Ernest Gordon Walker and Margaret Boyd Walker, of Newton Mearns.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Joint grave 181.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

Name: WALKER, JOHN IAN RUSSELL
Initials: J I R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant (A)
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Dasher.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 27/03/1943
Additional information: Son of Ernest Gordon Walker and Margaret Boyd Walker, of Newton Mearns.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Joint grave 181.
Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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