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PostPosted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 9:04 pm    Post subject: Arthurlie Parish Church, Barrhead Reply with quote

Arthurlie Parish Church, Ralston Road, Barrhead, G78 2QQ

UKNIWM: Not Listed
OS Grid Ref: NS 501588



Arthurlie Church has occupied a position in the centre of the town since 1793, when it was founded by a group of local people who had originally travelled to worship in the Pollokshaws area of Glasgow. www.arthurthiechurch.org.uk
Many thanks to the minister, Jim Cowan, for allowing me access to the church.

The WW1 & WW2 memorials are situated in the vestibule of the church.





The WW1 memorial is inscribed as follows:

1914 - 1919
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL
MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR

Pte. Alexander Allan 1/9th HLI
Pte. Robert Anderson 7th A&SH
Pte. Thomas Cameron LAB Cps.
Pte. Charles Christie RS
Sgt John Gebbie 2nd A&SH
Pte. John Gemmell KOSB
Pte James Harvie 6th SH
L/Cpl. James J. Henderson BW
AB Alexander B. Highet RND
Gnr. Andrew Kean RHA
Lieut. Frank Kincaid RNVR
Sgt. Archibald Kirkwood RFA
Pte. Thomas McConnell SR
Air Mec. Thomas A. McDonald RAF
Pte. James Miller 9th HLI
Pte. John F. Ross NF
Capt. John A. G. Shanks MC 6th A&SH
Spr. William A. Stirling RF
Pte. Robert Stirrat RSF

“THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE”

PRO PATRIA



The WW2 memorial is inscribed as follows:

ALSO IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 – 1945

Lieut. William Beckett SG
Sto.1. Andrew D. Maltman RN
PO William Moore RN


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:27 pm    Post subject: Arthurlie Parish Church Reply with quote

Name: ALLAN, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st/9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 22/10/1918
Service No: 333058
Additional information: Son of William and Emily Allan, of Neilston, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. H. 25.
Cemetery: ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, FRANCE.

Name: ANDERSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 25/03/1918
Service No: 278597
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Anderson, of 3, Kerr St., Barrhead, Glasgow; husband of Elizabeth Taylor Anderson, of 1712, Wallace St., Falkirk, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL, FRANCE.

Name: CAMERON, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Labour Corps
Unit Text: 323rd Coy.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 24/11/1918
Service No: 589142
Additional information: Son of David Cameron, of 148, Main St., Barrhead, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 243.
Cemetery: NEILSTON CEMETERY, SCOTLAND.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:30 pm    Post subject: Arthurlie Parish Church Reply with quote

Name: CHRISTIE, CHARLES McLEAN
Initials: C M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 14/07/1916
Service No: 12835
Additional information: Son of Thomas Christie and Mary McLean Christie, of 68, Carlibar Rd., Barrhead, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, FRANCE.

Name: GEBBIE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: 747
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 125 to 127.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL, FRANCE.

Name: GEMMELL, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 04/06/1915
Service No: 7484
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Helen Lyle Gemmell, of 18, Westonlee Terrace, Dumbarton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL, TURKEY.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:33 pm    Post subject: Arthurlie Parish Church Reply with quote

Name: HARVIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 02/06/1918
Service No: S/23994
Additional information: Son of the late John Harvie, Secretary, The Clydesdale Bank, Ltd., and Mary Harvie, of Lyoncross, Barrhead, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: LXV. E. 31.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE.

Name: HENDERSON, JAMES JOHNSTON
Initials: J J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 11/11/1914
Service No: 2373
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 37.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, BELGIUM.

Name: HIGHET, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: Howe Bn. R.N. Div.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 19/09/1915
Service No: Clyde Z/2603
Additional information: Son of Robert and Margaret Roseweir Highet, of 30, Carlibar Rd., Barrhead, Glasgow. Native of Kilmarnock.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. XII. 1.
Cemetery: PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, MALTA.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:36 pm    Post subject: Arthurlie Parish Church Reply with quote

Name: KEAN, ANDREW McC.
Initials: A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Secondary Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 1st/1st (Somerset) Bty
Age: 28
Date of Death: 11/09/1918
Service No: 175332
Additional information: Son of George and Rebecca Kean, of Barrhead, Glasgow; husband of Agnes Kean, of 21, Calibar Rd., Barrhead, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: O. 47.
Cemetery: JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, ISRAEL.

Name: KINCAID, FRANK
Initials: F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Engineer
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Clan McNaughton."
Date of Death: 03/02/1915
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 13.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, ENGLAND.

Name: KIRKWOOD, ARCHIBALD – RFA
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Name: McCONNELL, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 10/03/1915
Service No: 316962
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 15 and 16.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL, FRANCE.

Name: McDONALD, THOMAS
Initials: T A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Air Mechanic 3rd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Date of Death: 11/10/1918
Service No: 299227
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 63.
Cemetery: NEILSTON CEMETERY, SCOTLAND.

Name: MILLER, JAMES - 9th HLI


Name: ROSS, JOHN FERGUSON
Initials: J F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Unit Text: 25th (Tyneside Irish) Bn.
Secondary Unit Text: formerly 21st (Tyneside Scottish) Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 21/03/1918
Service No: 42431
Additional information: Son of Jessie Ross, of Fereneze View, Gateside, Barrhead, Scotland, and the late William Ross.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 2 and 3.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL, FRANCE.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:42 pm    Post subject: Arthurlie Parish Church Reply with quote

Name: SHANKS, JOHN ARTHUR GORDON
Initials: J A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 03/10/1917
Awards: M C, Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret Jane Shanks, of Dalmeny Park, Barrhead, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Enclosure No.2 I. E. 11.
Cemetery: BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, BELGIUM.

Name: STIRLING, WILLIAM ANDERSON
Initials: W A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 40th M.A.B. Sect.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 23/11/1918
Service No: 268324
Additional information: Son of George and Annie M. A. Stirling, of Barrhead, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 17.
Cemetery: SOLESMES BRITISH CEMETERY, FRANCE.

Name: STIRRAT, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Age: 33
Date of Death: 06/08/1919
Service No: 201755
Additional information: Husband of Agnes Fleming Brown (formerly Stirrat), of 44, Dunbeth Rd., Coatbridge.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: East Extension. 148.
Cemetery: KILMAURS PARISH CHURCHYARD, SCOTLAND.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:45 pm    Post subject: Arthurlie Parish Church Reply with quote

WW2

Name: BECKETT, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 11/09/1943
Service No: 186921
Additional information: Son of William and Dorothy Mary Beckett, of South Arthurlie, Barrhead, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 40.
Cemetery: SALERNO WAR CEMETERY, ITALY

Name: MALTMAN, ANDREW DOUGLAS
Initials: A D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Eridge.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 29/08/1942
Service No: P/KX 133240
Additional information: Son of Pte. John Maltman, Tank Corps (killed in action in Belgium, 22nd August, 1917), and of Elizabeth Maltman of Barrhead, Renfrewshire; husband of Mary B. Maltman, of Neilston, Renfrewshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. F. 2.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, EGYPT.

Name: MOORE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordnance Artificer 4th Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Suffolk
Age: 29
Date of Death: 17/04/1940
Service No: P/MX 57430
Additional information: Son of William and Sarah Moore, of Barrhead, Renfrewshire; husband of Elizabeth Moore, of Barrhead.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot P. Row 2. Grave 25.
Cemetery: LYNESS ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, ORKNEY, SCOTLAND.

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Name Kirkwood Archibald McAustin 6508 CWGC age 28
Royal Field Artillery 5th Res Bde
Rank:Gunner
Service No:6508
Date of Death:21/10/1918
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Royal Field Artillery 5 Reserve Bde.
Panel Reference: Addenda Panel Memorial:
BROOKWOOD (UNITED KINGDOM 1914-1918) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Peter and Mary Kirkwood, of Barrhead, Renfrewshire
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Name Miller James
1916 July 1st
Resided Barrhead.
Enlisted Glasgow
Private Killed In Action 2691 SDGW somme France age 31 Highland light infantry 17th "Name: James Miller
Residence: Barrhead, Renfrewshire
Death Date: 1 Jul 1916
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Glasgow
Rank: Private
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Battalion: 17th (Service) Battalion (3rd Glasgow)
Regimental Number: 2691
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
T. Grave Reference: III. B. 8. Cemetery:BLIGHTY VALLEY CEMETERY, AUTHUILLE WOOD

Additional Information: Son of Late John (Painter)and Margaret Miller, of 52 Main street Barrhead, Renfrewshire. Private Millar was a measurer by profession but prior to the war he had been in charge of the painting business at Pollokshields. Pte Millar enlisted in Oct 1914 and went to France Nov 1915. Firistly reported missing 1st July 1916 then killed; His Brother Pte D Miller was also in the Hli
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