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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:33 am    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - James M Jack Reply with quote

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Name: JACK
Initials: J M
Rank: Acting Bombardier
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Unit: "D" Bty. 175th Bde.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 09/06/1917
Service no: 92435
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Jack, of 7, Weston Terrace, West Kilbride, Ayrshire
Grave reference: III. N. 3
Cemetery: ESTAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND EXTENSION



Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 15 June 1917



Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 22 June 1917




James is also on the West Kilbride Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:18 pm    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - Francis T Donaldson Reply with quote

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Name: DONALDSON
First names: Francis Tarbet
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit: 1st (Bute) Mountain Bty
Age: 25
Date of Death: 28/09/1918
Service no: 300439
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Baillie Donaldson, of Athol Cottage, West Kilbride, Ayrshire
Grave reference: 391
Cemetery: MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY KALAMARIA

The Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald war and intimations databases have several entries for Frank which show he died at 28th Stationary Hospital Salonica

Frank is also on the West Kilbride Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:32 pm    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - James A Bruce Reply with quote

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Name: BRUCE
Initials: J A
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Air Force
Unit: 27th Training Depot Station
Age: 23
Date of Death: 06/01/1919
Additional information: Son of James A and Agnes Bruce, of Morven, West Kilbride
Cemetery reference: CI. 17
Cemetery: WEST KILBRIDE CEMETERY

The Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald intimations database has an entry for James on 10 January 1919 showing his name as J Anderson Bruce, killed in aeroplane accident at Crail, Lieutenant 23years serving with the Ayrshire Yeomanry attached to the R.A.F., third son of J A Bruce, Morven, West Kilbride

James is also on the West Kilbride memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:53 pm    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - Hector Blair Reply with quote

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Name: BLAIR
First name: Hector
Rank: Air Mechanic 1st Class
Service: Royal Air Force
Unit: No 12 Wing
Age: 20
Awards: M M
Date of Death: 20/11/1918
Service no: 64397
Additional information: Son of Hector and Catherine Blair, of West Kilbride, Ayrshire
Grave reference: L. F. 12
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

Hectors service record shows he died of influenza, after previously being wounded in a gas attack

Hector is the brother of John Blair who is also on the memorial

Both brothers are also on the West Kilbride Memorial
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:07 pm    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - John Blair Reply with quote

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Name: BLAIR
First name: John
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Unit: 8th Bn
Date of Death: 12/101/1918
Grave reference: III. A. 47
Cemetery: HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY

The Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald intimations database has several entries for John which shows he died of wounds in Belgium; aged 29 years; died on 12/10/1918; family at "Edina" West Kilbride

The record of soldiers effects shows that John's effects went to his mother Mrs Catherine Blair

John is the brother of Hector Blair who is also on the memorial

Both brothers are also on the West Kilbride Memorial
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 4:37 pm    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - James C Todd Reply with quote

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Name: TODD
First names: James Clark
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Unit: 17th Bn
Age: 23
Date of Death: 27/06/1917
Additional information: Son of Alexander Smith Todd of Glenstriven, Hillfoot, Bearsden, Dumbartonshire, Born at West Kilbride
Grave reference: IV. B. 9
Cemetery: RAMSCAPPELLE ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 6 July 1917




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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 5:39 pm    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - P Seton Watson Reply with quote

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Name: WATSON
First names: Peter Seton
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit: 5th Bn
Age: 32
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Additional information: Son of Peter and Jessie Watson, of Glasgow; husband of Frances Elizabeth Watson, of 322, Millhouses Lane, Ecclesall, Sheffield
Grave reference: II. A. 7
Cemetery: HIGHLAND CEMETERY, ROCLINCOURT

Sheffield Telegraph 21 April 1917
"OFFICERS KILLED IN ACTION

Second-Lieutenant Peter Seton Watson, of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, has been killed in action. He lived at 67, Fitzwalter Road, Sheffield, and was the son of Mr and Mrs Watson, of Glasgow"

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 27 April 1917

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:34 pm    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - Tom Wallace Reply with quote

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Name: WALLACE
Initial: T
Rank: Private
Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit: 5th Bn
Date of Death: 07/04/1916
Service no: 7849
Grave reference: J 65
Cemetery: CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION

The Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald database has an entry for Thomas on 21 April 1916 showing he was the son of T, of Australia late of Ardrossan

The 1901 Scottish census has an entry for a Wallace family at Holmenkollen Private House, South Beach Raod, West Kilbride, Old Ardrossan - father Thomas, widower; son Thomas age 13; daughters Margaret and Mary Milligan. The family were all born in Ardrossan

The record of soldiers effects shows Thomas' war gratuity paid to his sister Margaret at his fathers request.

Tom is also on the Ardrossan memorial
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lt Peter Seaton Watson is named on the Partick Parish Church Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 11:21 am    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - Alexander Muir Reply with quote

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Name: MUIR
First name: Alexander
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders
Unit: 1st Bn
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service no: S/13653
Memorial reference: Panel 119 to 124
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

The record of soldiers died in the Great War shows Alexander was born in and resided in Ardrossan and enlisted in Glasgow

Alexander's service record shows his age as 22 years 251 days when he enlisted on 14 September 1914. Next of kin was his mother Jane Ann living at 23 Montgomerie Street, Ardrossan. He is described as 58 tall, 114 lbs, Fresh complexion, grey eyes and light brown hair

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 11:26 am    Post subject: Ardrossan Academy Memorial - Hugh Wallace Reply with quote

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Name: WALLACE
First names: Hugh Brown
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
Unit: 40th Stat. Hosp
Age: 37
Date of Death: 31/08/1917
Service no: 95512
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Elizabeth Wallace, of 54, Caledonia Rd., Saltcoats, Ayrshire. Publisher of the "Carrick Herald", Girvan, Ayrshire
Cemetery/Memorial reference: Div. 62. I. H. 11
Cemetery: STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 14 September 1917



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 2:26 pm    Post subject: Ian S Urquhart Reply with quote

John Stuart Urquhart Capt 14th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders b Drumnadrochit 23/01/1885 Age 32 Killed in Action F & F 24/04/1917 Son of Duncan Urquhart. City Roll of Honour. Newspaper has Ian. Roll of Service in the Great War : Page 57 : Photo. Aberdeen University Book of Remembrance. English Master at Ardrossan Academy & formerly on the staff Gordon Schools, Huntly. Metz-En-Couture Communal Cemetery British Ext. Fr 0662 Plot A Row A Grave 19 AWJ 18-05-17 P8 City & Ardrossan Academy
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I note that this school makes no distinction between former pupils and staff.

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