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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 12:09 am    Post subject: High Blantyre Cemetery Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by David McNay

Address: Cemetery Walk, Cemetery Road, High Blantyre, G72 0HA.

Contains 22 CWGC graves.

This cemetery has a reasonably high number of stones featuring gallantry awards.

Two men have the Military Medal, one has the British Empire Medal, one has a Distinguished Conduct Medal, one with a Distinguished Flying Medal and one man has both the Military Medal and the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Map of the cemetery:



Names of those buried or commemorated here:

ANDERSON, HUGH
BARRETT, JAMES
BELL, VICTOR
BENSON, WILLIAM
BERRY, JOHN
BETHEL, WILLIAM G
BOYD, J
BUCHANAN, GAVIN
CLARK, PETER
CLELLAND, JOHN
COYLE, WILLIAM
CROPP, ANDREW E.
DAVIDSON, JAMES
DAVIDSON, JEANIE SINCLAIR
DAVIDSON, RICHARD
DUNN, PETER
FAGAN, ANDREW
FOWLER, JAMES BROWN
GRAHAM, JAMES F
GREER, WILLIAM
HENDRY, ROBERT
JEFFREY, WILLIAM BOWIE FISHER
JOHNSTONE, JOHN
KEARY, GEORGE
LAWSON, WALTER
LEES, WILLIAM
LITTLE, JOHN
LUSK, JOSEPH
MacFARLANE, ALEXANDER DONALD
MACKENZIE, JAMES
MACKIE, JOHN
MAINS, NATHANIEL
MAXWELL, JOHN DENHOLM
McCALLUM, NEIL
McDOUGALL, EDWARD
McGLINCHIE, HUGH
McLEAN, JOHN
McLEOD, KENNETH
McMANUS, ARCHIBALD
McNULTY, ARTHUR
MONTAGUE, J
MOONEY, PATRICK
MUIR, JAMES
MULHOLLAND, CHARLES
MURPHY, PETER
MURRAY, CORNELIUS
NEILSON, WILLIAM
RICHARDSON, ALEX
SADDLER, ROBERT
SKEGGS, ALFRED WILLIAM
SMITH, JOHN
SMITH, JOHN HORNE
SMITH, WILLIAM
SORBIE, ANDREW
SUTHERLAND, JOHN
TENNANT, WILLIAM WILSON
THOMSON, JAMES
WATSON, JIM
WRIGHT, JIM


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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 12:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDERSON, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. President III
Date of Death: 12/09/1941
Service No: C/JX209977
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 986.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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Name: BARRETT, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 11/06/1941
Service No: 4037503
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Barrett, of High Blantyre; husband of Sarah McLuskey Barrett, of Hamilton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 523.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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Name: BELL, VICTOR
Initials: V
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 12/01/1945
Service No: 1553156
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 539.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY


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Name: BERRY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 18/12/1943
Service No: 14633696
Additional information: Son of Owen and Annie Berry, of Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. O. Grave 469.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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Name: BOYD
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 07/08/1918
Service No: 202141
Additional information: Son of Edward and Helen Jane Boyd, of 7, Waterloo Row, Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 731.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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Name: BUCHANAN, GAVIN
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 122 Bty., 56 Medium Regt.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 04/11/1946
Service No: 14414042
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Ann Buchanan, of Blantyre; husband of Jeanie Buchanan, of High Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 675.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



A photo of the stone with the headstone it is in front of:

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Name: CROPP, ANDREW E.
Initials: A E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 29/05/1941
Service No: 3244781
Additional information: Son of John Cropp and of Agnes Cropp (nee Edgar), of Blantyre; husband of Jeanie McGowan Cropp, of High Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 274.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: FOWLER, JAMES BROWN
Initials: J B
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Warrant Officer Class I (Nav)
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit Text: 78 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
Age: 33
Date of Death: 16/02/1944
Service No: R/136319
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Mary Denholm Fowler.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 28.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY


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Name: JEFFREY, WILLIAM BOWIE FISHER
Initials: W B F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 30
Date of Death: 14/03/1943
Service No: 10543126
Additional information: Son of George Marshall Bell Jeffrey and Mary B. F. Jeffrey, of Blantyre; husband of E. Jeffrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Grave 31.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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Name: JOHNSTONE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Army Catering Corps
Secondary Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/01/1944
Service No: 2750997
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. H. Grave 229.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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Name: LEES, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 14 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Date of Death: 17/02/1941
Service No: 3054586
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 751.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY



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Name: LUSK, JOSEPH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 34
Date of Death: 25/07/1941
Service No: 1367063
Additional information: Son of Edward and Agnes Lusk; husband of Jean Lusk, of Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 429.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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Name: MacFARLANE, ALEXANDER DONALD
Initials: A D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 11th (H.D.) Bn.
Age: 46
Date of Death: 10/11/1939
Service No: D/27412
Additional information: Son of John and Jessie MacFarlane; husband of Agnes Templeton MacFarlane, of Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 42.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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Name: MACKENZIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Age: 21
Date of Death: 21/04/1944
Service No: 14282064
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Catherine Mackenzie, of Springwell, Blantyre.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 536.
Cemetery: HIGH BLANTYRE CEMETERY

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