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South Dalziel Parish Church, Motherwell

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:28 pm    Post subject: South Dalziel Parish Church, Motherwell Reply with quote

The memorial is in two stages. The First World War memorial is in the form of the traditional Celtic cross, and the Second world War names are recorded on two plaques on the entrance gates.

Photo of the gates, with the cross in the background:

IMG_0374 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

The cross:

IMG_0377 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0378 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

First World War names:

IMG_0380 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0379 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0381 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0382 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

Second World War names:

IMG_0375 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_0376 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2007 10:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
AINSLIE WILLIAM ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
ALLAN SAMUEL GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 9TH GORDONS
BAILLIE WILLIAM ROYAL AIR FORCE LIEUTENANT MILITARY CROSS
BARR GEORGE P. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 5TH CAMERONS
BARR JAMES CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 1ST CAMERONS
BARR WILLIAM P. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 2ND ARGYLLS
BROWN ALEXANDER D. KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS PRIVATE 8TH K.O.S.B.
BRUCE JAMES CAMERONIANS SERGEANT 2/6TH CAMERONIANS
BUCHANAN WILLIAM HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY PRIVATE 17TH H.L.I.
BULLOCH ALEXANDER CAMERONIANS PRIVATE 1/7TH CAMERONIANS
BULLOCH WALTER CAMERONIANS CORPORAL 1ST CAMERONIANS
BULLOCH WILLIAM AUSTRALIANS SAPPER 1ST AURTRALIAN ENGINEERS
CAMERON THOMAS CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 5TH CAMERONS
CARRUTHERS JOHN AUSTRALIANS SAPPER 2ND AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS
CATNEY GEORGE SCOTS GUARDS PRIVATE 1ST SCOTS GUARDS
CLAPPERTON WILLIAM CAMERONIANS COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR 9TH CAMERONIANS
CLARKSON THOMAS ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY CORPORAL
CLEMSON MEIKLE ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
COWAN JAMES R. LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY SERGEANT 1ST LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY
CRAIGIE GEORGE ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
CROSS GEORGE W. ARMY CYCLIST CORPS PRIVATE
DICKSON ANDREW L. ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS LANCE CORPORAL 2ND R.S.F.
DOLPHIN SAMUEL SOUTH STAFFS SECOND LIEUTENANT 4/4TH S. STAFFS
FERGUSON ARCHIBALD CANADIANS PRIVATE 73RD CANADIAN BLACK WATCH
FRENCH ARTHUR G. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 10TH GORDONS
FRENCH ROBERT ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 2ND A&S.H.
HAMILTON LESLIE D'HENIN COLDSTREAM GUARDS MAJOR M.V.O. 1ST COLDSTREAM GUARDS
HENDRY JAMES ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
HORN ALEXANDER SCOTS GUARDS CORPORAL 1ST SCOTS GUARDS
HUTCHENS JAMES G. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 9TH GORDONS
JOHNSTON ALEXANDER T. ROYAL SCOTS SERGEANT 16TH ROYAL SCOTS
JOHNSTONE ALEXANDER BLACK WATCH PRIVATE 2ND BLACK WATCH
LE-BLOND JOHN R.S.G. TROOPER
LEGGATE HUGH ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE 2ND ROYAL SCOTS
LOW ALEXANDER ROSS MERCHANT NAVY ENGINEER S.S. DUNAGHTON
MACFARLANE W. BARR KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS SECOND LIEUTENANT REVEREND M.A. 5TH K.O.S.B.
MACKIE JOHN SCOTS GUARDS PRIVATE 2ND SCOTS GUARDS
MAGUIRE HERBERT ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY CORPORAL
MALCOLM GORDON ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
MASON RODERICK CAMERONIANS PRIVATE 1/6TH CAMERONIANS
MAULE JOHN ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
MCCABE SAMUEL LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY TROOPER 1ST LANARKSHIRE YEOMANRY
MCFETRIDGE JOHN CANADIANS PRIVATE 16TH CANADIANS
MCLEAN ROBERT CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 1ST CAMERONS
MCROBERTS BERTRAM SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS CORPORAL 2ND SEAFORTHS
MIDDLEMISS GEORGE H.J. SCOTS GUARDS CORPORAL 2ND SCOTS GUARDS
MILLER JOHN CAMERONIANS SERGEANT MILITARY MEDAL 6TH CAMERONIANS
MORRISON WILLIAM BLACK WATCH PRIVATE 8TH BLACK WATCH
MUIR ROBERT LAMB GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 9TH GORDONS
MURPHY DOUGAL G. ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 2ND A&S.H.
NEIL JAMES HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SERGEANT 2ND H.L.I.
PATON JAMES KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS PRIVATE 9TH K.O.S.B.
PATON JOHN G. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 2ND GORDONS
RANKIN DAVID B. BLACK WATCH PRIVATE 9TH BLACK WATCH
REID WALTER G. AUSTRALIANS PRIVATE 47TH A.I.F.
STEEDMAN GEORGE B. SCOTS GUARDS PRIVATE 1ST SCOTS GUARDS
STEEDMAN WILLIAM SCOTS GUARDS PRIVATE 2ND SCOTS GUARDS
STEEL ANDREW ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS PRIVATE
THOMSON ARTHUR GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 2ND GORDONS
THOMSON GAVIN ROYAL ENGINEERS SAPPER
THOMSON THOMAS GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 2ND GORDONS
TODD ROBERT ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY GUNNER
TURNBULL JOSEPH CAMERONIANS S/M 6TH CAMERONIANS
WALKER ABRAHAM N.F. PRIVATE 2ND N.F.
WOODS WILLIAM H. ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY GUNNER



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
BOETHAM ALEXANDER G. ROYAL NAVY STOKER
BORLAND ALEXANDER D. ROYAL NAVY STOKER
CALLAN JAMES S. MERCHANT NAVY ENGINEER OFFICER
CARSCADDEN ANDREW S. ROYAL AIR FORCE SERGEANT
CARSON ARTHUR S. ROYAL AIR FORCE SERGEANT
CLARKSON WILLIAM B. G.S.C. PRIVATE
DICKSON JOHN ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN
GIGGIE JAMES ROYAL ENGINEERS SAPPER
GRAY ADAM H. ROYAL NAVY ABLE SEAMAN
HALL LAWRENCE G.M. ROYAL NAVY LIEUTENANT
JACKSON ROBERT ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS FUSILIER
LAIRD SINCLAIR M. ROYAL AIR FORCE PILOT OFFICER
LYLE SINCLAIR ROYAL AIR FORCE WIRELESS OPERATOR
MACDONALD DAVID A. ROYAL AIR FORCE FLIGHT SERGEANT
MCCONNELL JOHN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERGEANT
MCCOURTNEY ALEXANDER M. ROYAL ENGINEERS SAPPER
MCKILLOP JOHN ROYAL AIR FORCE FLIGHT SERGEANT
REID ROBERT ROYAL NAVY SIGNALMAN
REID ROBERT ROYAL ARTILLERY GUNNER
SKIMMING ARCHIBALD C.G. ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS SERGEANT
SMITH HARRY B. ROYAL MARINES MARINE
STRACHAN PETER W. ROYAL AIR FORCE SERGEANT
TAIT JAMES B. MERCHANT NAVY L/TEL.
WALLER THOMAS ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS DRIVER
WILSON MATTHEW ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS FUSILIER
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bertram McRoberts age 22 Corporal (S/5377) 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
Bertram was employed in the Dalzell Steel and Iron Works and was living in Windmill Street, Motherwell, Lanarkshire when he enlisted in September 1914. He joined the 1st Battalion in Belgium in January 1915. He served at Ypres, the Somme, Arras, Passchendaele, and the Somme again in 1918. He was wounded twice in 1915, at Ypres and Messines, and killed at Sailly-le-sec. Born 1895 in Gatehouse-of-Fleet, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Samuel and Agnes (Bertram) McRoberts of Boatgreen, Gatehouse.
Missing in Action on 23 March 1918 and named on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.
Also named on the War Memorial in Gatehouse, on the Anwoth Parish Church memorial, now in Gatehouse-of-Fleet Parish Church, on the War Memorial in Motherwell and on the Dalzell Steel and Iron Works memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Memorial unveiled in May 1921. Motherwell Times Friday 13 May 1921 p.3
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