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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 7:14 pm    Post subject: Lochwinnoch Reply with quote

Lochwinnoch War Memorial is located in Harvey Square, Lochwinnoch. Map Ref NS353 588

The memorial is a granite celtic cross on a low tapering block and plinth which contain the dedication inscription and roll of names on 3 faces. The main face of the monument is west facing. The west facing celtic cross shaft, arms and wheel are heavily embossed with knotwork. The back of the shaft of the cross has an incised inverted sword of sacrifice. The overall height of the memorial is 4 to 5m. The memorial is surrounded by low metal railing and is set in a mature square/garden with large trees and mature shrubs.














Main Dedication Inscription

IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN FROM THIS DISTRICT
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1919

ERECTED 1921



WW1 Names arranged by surname. Initials and surname only given. The names are on two faces of the main block arranged in two columns per face

Face 1

T. ALLAN
C. ARTHUR
H. STUART BROWN
W. BROWN
R. COLE
R. COOPER
J.COULL
W. CRAWFORD
W. CRAWFORD (this name is in twice)
J. K. DICK
R. DOCHARTY
F. DRUMOND
J. EADIE
T. EDGAR
D. FERGUSON
S. FINDLAY
H. GEMMELL
J. GEMMELL
T. GILMOUR
J. GLEN
J. GOLDIE
J. GRAHAM
R. GUY
J. HAVERON
A. HUNTER
J. JAMIESON
W. B. JAMIESON
W. M. JAMIESON
D. KEITH
C. KEITH
J. KERR
R. KERR


Face 2

D. KILPATRICK
J. KILPATRICK
J. KNOX
E. C. LATTO
R. LOVE
P McALEAVEY
J. McDOUGALL
D. McGARVA
J. McGIBBON
J. McGUIRE
RICHD. McKINLAY
ROBT. McKINLAY
A. MACPHERSON
R. MACPHERSON
W. MITCHELL
WM. MITCHELL
S. MOORE
W. MURDOCH
H. NINIAN
P. O’HAGAN
A. RIVERS
R. ROSS
W. RUSSELL
W. SHEDDEN
J. SMILLIE
J. SPEIR
J. STEWART
R. STEWART
J. WALKER
W. WALLACE
A. YOUNG

WW2 Names arranged by surname. Initials and surname only given. Names arranged in two columns

1939 – 1945
J. ANDERSON
J. ANDREW
H. COCKBURN
R. A. C. CONNELL
J. COURTNAY
T. DUFF
R. FULTON
N. McL GREGOR
R. G. JAMIESON
D. McINTYRE
A. W. MILLIGAN
R. MUNN
J.. McCORMACK
W. McCORMACK
W. REID
R. ROBERTSON
T. J. ROBERTSON
G.A. ROSS
R.J. RUSSELL

There are 63 names listed for WW1 and 19 names listed for WW2.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2007 11:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The memorial was by monumental sculptors Messrs. Scott Rae of Glasgow, the daybook entry reads:
'Order no. 5737, Lochwinnoch, Creetown cross, Erected September 1921, Daybook 363'.
The monument looks to be a copy of the St. Martin's Cross, Iona.


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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 4:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: Frederick Drummond
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 95525
Unit: 106th Field Company
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Date of Birth: 1890 - Hillend in Fife
Date of Death: 5th January 1917
Buried in Meteren Military Cemetery in France

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:54 am    Post subject: Pte. Huntly Gordon Stuart Brown Reply with quote

WW1
H. Stuart Brown

(Glasgow Herald 11th March 1915)
"Dangerously wounded near La Bethune, France, on 7th January, died at Stobhill Hospital on 9th inst., Private Huntly Gordon Stuart Brown, 9th H.L.I. (Glasgow Highlanders), youngest son of Mr & Mrs Stuart Brown, Auchengrange, Lochwinnoch."

"Private Huntly S. Brown (No.2214) of A Company of the 9th Battalion H.L.I. (Glasgow Highlanders), died in Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, yesterday. He had been in Flanders on service with the 1st Battalion of the regiment and was shot through the head. For a time his condition appeared favourable, but he had a relapse, and died yesterday forenoon. Captain Young, the officer commanding the 3rd (Reserve) Battalion of the regiment at the Glasgow headquarters, ha arranged for the attendance of a firing party at Private Brown's funeral, which will take place at Lochwinnock, where his parents reside."

CWGC
STUART BROWN, H G
Rank: Private
Service No: 2214
Date of Death: 09/03/1915
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Grave Reference: 7. 307.
Cemetery: LOCHWINNOCH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Peter and Elizabeth Chapman Stuart Brown.

SNWM
Surname: BROWN (should be "Stuart Brown")
Firstname: Huntly G S
Service Number: 2214
Date Death: 09/03/1915
Other: 9th Bn. (T.).
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:14 pm    Post subject: Pte. John A. Smillie Reply with quote

WW1
J. Smillie

(Glasgow Herald 24th May 1915)
"Intimation has been received by Mrs Devlin, High Street (East), Lochwinnoch, of the death of her brother, Private John Smillie, 1st H.L.I., who was shot through the head in France. He was 29 years of age, and a native of County Down, Ireland, and was a surfaceman on the Lochwinnoch section of the G. and S.W. Railway before enlisting."

CWGC
SMILLIE, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 8794
Date of Death: 27/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: SMILLIE
Firstname: John A
Service Number: 8794
Date Death: 27/04/1915
Place of birth: Garvaghy Co Down
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:56 am    Post subject: William Shedden Reply with quote

William Shedden Cpl 44574 6th Machine Gun Corps (Inf) b Lochwinnoch, Renfrew e Gourock Age 26 Killed in Action F & F 22/03/1918 Son of David C Shedden, Whitehall Pl; Aberdeen. Some records (Sheddon). Formerly 1573 A & S H. City Roll of Honour. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Jeannie. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 10 City & Lochwinnoch
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 7:01 am    Post subject: John Graham Reply with quote

John Graham S/41466 7th Gordon Highlanders Lochwinnoch, Renfrew. Lochwinnoch Killed in Action F&F 20/11/1917 Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres Fr 1498 Plot I Row B Grave 05 Howwood & Lochwinnoch
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:06 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Face 2 - Pte. 47513 Robert P. LOVE, R.S.F. Reply with quote

Service records from original 4th. Battalion service (1914) exist for this soldier.

Born Lochwinnoch. Address:- 22 High Street, Lochwinnoch.
App. Chairmaker to trade employed at Lochhead Works.

Attested/Medical 12th March, 1914, Lochwinnoch; Preliminary Military Examination 28th April, 1914, Lochwinnoch; Approved 24th July, 1914, Doonfoot. (Regtl. Nr. 7680. 4th Battalion, R.S.F. - 4 years.)
N/K Gavin Love, 22, High Street West, Lochwinnoch, Renfrews.
Transferred to provisional 11th Battalion R.S.F., 22nd May, 1915.
Discharged and engaged in Territorial Force 16th March, 1916.

Home service 5th August, 1914 to 16th March, 1916.


SDGW - Born Lochwinnoch; lived Lochwinnoch; enlisted Paisley.

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 21st September, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
LOVE.-
Fell in action on 22nd August, 1917, Private Robert Parker Love, R.S.F., aged 19 years, beloved son of Mr and Mrs Gavin Love, 19 Harvey Terrace, Lochwinnoch."


SNWM - WW1
Surname LOVE
Forename Robert P
Rank Pte
Service number 47513
Decoration
Place of birth Lochwinnoch Renfrewshire
Date of death 22 August 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Other detail 6/7th Bn

CWGC - LOVE, Robert P.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 47513.
Date of Death: 22/08/1917.
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 6th/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 60 to 61. (Ston e 60.)
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:

Medal index ticket:- http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D3720567
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:00 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Alexander Hunter, 1st.Bn. Canadian Mounted Rifles Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 24th April, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
HUNTER.-
Previously reported missing, now officially presumed killed in action, on 5th June, 1916, Lance-Corporal (sic) Alexander Hunter, Canadian Mounted Rifles, of Saskatoon, aged 30 years, beloved husband of Margaret Ewing Logan, Braevar, Lochwinnoch, and beloved youngest son of James Hunter, cabinet manufacturer, Afton Cottage, Lochwinnoch.- Saskatoon papers please copy."

SNWM - no trace.

1901 Census Renfrewshire, Lochwinnoch, Calder Street, Afton Cottage, recorded (transcription):- Alexander Hunter (14), Engineer (apprentice), son, born Lochwinnoch; James Hunter (53), Chairmaker, born Ayr; Jessie K. Hunter (53), Wife, born Ayrs., Beith; siblings.

CWGC - HUNTER, A.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 106304.
Date of Death: 05/06/1916. Age: 30. (On or since 5th June.)
Regiment/Service: 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion (Saskatchewan Regt.)
Grave Reference:Enclosure No.4 X. G. 23.
Cemetery: BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Hunter; husband of Margaret E. Logan Hunter, of Braevar, Lochwinnoch, Scotland.
Born at Lochwinnoch.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 2:39 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Richard McKinlay, Canadians. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 15th June, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
M'KINLAY.-
Previously reported missing, now officially presumed killed on the 8th October, 1916, Private Richard M'Kinlay, aged 30 years, Canadian Imperial Forces, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Richard M'Kinlay, Burnfoot, Lochwinnoch.
His country's call he answered."

1901 Census Renfrewshire, Lochwinnoch, Burtfoot House, recorded (transcription):- Richard McKinlay (14), Tearer to Printer, son, born Ayrshire, Beith; Richard McKinlay (41), Silk Printer, born Beith; Jeanie McKinlay (35), Wife, born Lanarkshire, Clarkston; younger siblings.
1891 Census same address.



CWGC - McKINLAY, Richard
Rank: Private.
Service No: 405582.
Date of Death: 08/10/1916.
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 3rd Bn. (1st. Central Ontario Regt.)
Panel Reference:
Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:16 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. A. Macpherson, Black Watch. Reply with quote

Spelling/style surname &c., as publication.

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 2nd August, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
MACPHERSON.-
Killed in action in France on the 2nd July, Private Alex. Macpherson, Black Watch, beloved son of Mrs A. Macpherson, 9 High Street West, Lochwinnoch."

SNWM - WW1
Surname McPHERSON
Forename Alexander
Rank Pte
Service number 267699
Decoration
Place of birth Glasgow
Date of death 2 July 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE BLACK WATCH ROYAL HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 6th Bn.

SDGW - Enlisted Glasgow (and mirror surname spelling by SNWM).
Service Medal and Award Roll records previous service:-
Alexander Macpherson, 4/5 R.H.Pte.3810; 1/6 R.H. 5767; Pte. 267699.
Medal index ticket records the same with no extra information.

Army register of soldier's backpay and War Gratuity records payment to sole legatee Jane (mother.)
Alexander MacPherson, 6/ Royal Hdrs., Pte. 267699; died 2.7.1917, in action.


CWGC - MACPHERSON, A.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 267699.
Date of Death:02/07/1917
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st/6th Bn
Grave Reference: I. E. 1.
Cemetery: VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Headstone schedules record the scoring out of the original spelling of surname and the handwritten 'Mac' version substituted, as Lochwinnoch memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:54 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. John Graham Reply with quote

anne park wrote:
John Graham S/41466 7th Gordon Highlanders Lochwinnoch, Renfrew. Lochwinnoch Killed in Action F&F 20/11/1917 Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres Fr 1498 Plot I Row B Grave 05 Howwood & Lochwinnoch


Enlisted originally in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 6th. December, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
GRAHAM.-
Killed in action on 20th November, Private John Graham (A. and S.H.), Inspector of Poor, Registrar, and Collector of Rates for the parish of Lochwinnoch."
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 6:58 pm    Post subject: John Graham updates from Ancestry - Public Trees Reply with quote

John Graham Pte S/41466 7th Gordon Highlanders b Lochwinnoch,Renfr. 30/04/1889 e Lochwinnoch Age 28 Killed in Action F&F 20/11/1917 Son of John & Mary (nee Mackie) Graham. Husband of Jeannie McClure. (A. and S.H.), Inspector of Poor, Registrar, and Collector of Rates for the parish of Lochwinnoch. Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres Fr 1498 Plot I Row B Grave 05 Glasgow Herald 6-12-17 Howwood & Lochwinnoch
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:55 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. John Graham Reply with quote

As above and referred to by two of us now
Service Award Rolls record previous service:- 10th. Bn. A. & S.H., Pte., S/20967.


1901 Census Renfrewshire, Lochwinnoch, Carduff's Buildings, recorded (transcription):- John Graham (11), Scholar, son, born Lochwinnoch; John Graham (40), Bleachfield Mechanic, born Lanarks., Govan; Mary Graham (40), Wife, born Lochwinnoch; siblings, all born Lochwinnoch.

1891 Census family recorded living at Railway Inn, Lochwinnoch.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Caerlaverock Parish War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

ROBERT COLE

Robert Smith Cole – age 29 – Private (1529) 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
Robert was employed by the Glasgow and South Western Railway Company as a platelayer at Lochwinnoch when he enlisted in September 1914. He joined his battalion in France in May 1915.
Born 1885 in Maxwelltown, Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of James and Margaret (Smith) Cole of Upper Conheath, Caerlaverock and of Mid Locharwoods, Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire. Husband of Jane Glen (Jamieson) Cole of 24 Colden Street, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire who he married in 1909 in Lochwinnoch.
Killed in Action on 27 July 1915 and buried in Woburn Abbey Cemetery, Cuinchy, France.
Also named on the Caerlaverock Parish Church memorial and on the G&SW Railway Company memorial, now in Ayr Station.
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