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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:10 pm    Post subject: Carstairs Village, South Lanarkshire Reply with quote

Not to be confused with Carstairs Junction, these two places are actually separate, although they seem to share the design of their war memorials.

DSCN9200 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9201 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9202 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9204 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

DSCN9203 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 3:44 am    Post subject: Carstairs Village WM Inscription Reply with quote

Main Dedication Inscription on Front face

ERECTED BY
THE INHABITANTS OF CARSTAIRS
IN MEMORY OF
THOSE CONNECTED WITH THE PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1919


Names of the fallen, on Front face, in two columns arranged alphabetically by surname. Rank, initials and surname given.

Left Hand Column

PTE. R. A. ALLAN
L.CPL. J. ALEXANDER
PTE. W. BARRIE
GUNR. J. BROATCH
SIGR. J. BROWNLIE
PTE. P. BURKE
PTE. T. S. COUPER
PTE. G. CLARK

Right Hand Column

PTE. T. DAVIS
PTE. R. J. DICKSON
STOKR. D. FALCONER
PTE. J. GUTHRIE
SERGT. J. HAMPSON
CAPT. C. HENDERSON-HAMILTON
LIEUT. J. HENDERSON-HAMILTON
MAJR. T. H. HUTCHISON


Inscription On Plinth on Front face

“THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE”


Side Face

CPL. G. LAWRIE
PTE. F. MACNAMARA
MAJR. H. MONTEITH
CAPT. G. MONTEITH
CAPT. REV. R. MONTEITH
SERGT. W. PEARCE
PTE. W. PROUDFOOT
PTE. J. E. RAE
SERGT. W. ROBERTSON


Side Face

PTE. R. SLOAN
PTE. W. SOMMERVILLE
PTE. W. SOMERVILLE
GUNR. G. SOMERVILLE
PTE. W. STARK
PTE. H. THOMSON
PTE. T.WATT
PTE. T. WILLIS
PTE. J. B. WILSON
GUNR. J. WILSON


Second Dedication Inscription on Rear face

ALSO
TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE CONNECTED WITH THE PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945


Names of the fallen, on Front face, in two columns arranged alphabetically by surname. Rank, initials and surname given.

Left Hand Column

SGT. J. L. BENNETT
PTE. G. BRODIE
PTE. T.J. COONEY
PTE. H. GALLACHER
LIEUT. WM. W. JACK
SIGR. A. C. BALLANTINE

Right Hand Column

A.B.. J. KELLY
L. CPL. WM. KERR
S.M. J. LOVE
L.A.C. J. D. MAIN
A.L.S. R. M. MONCRIEFF


Below Names of fallen on Rear Face

“WE WILL REMEMBER THEM”

KOREA 1950 – 1953 PTE. J. MACKIN


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HENDERSON-HAMILTON, CHARLES CAMPBELL
Initials: C C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 1st Bn
Age: 32
Date of Death: 21/08/1915
Additional information: Son of the Rev. Charles Greenhill Henderson-Hamilton and Mary Campbell Hamilton, of Dalserf, Lanarkshire; husband of the late Ann Louisa Hardin Henderson Hamilton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 92 to 97.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

Name: HENDERSON-HAMILTON, JAMES CAMPBELL
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 27/09/1915
Additional information: Son of the Rev. Charles Greenhill Henderson-Hamilton, late Rector of St. Mary's, Hamilton; husband of Margaret Henderson-Hamilton. His brother Charles also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 8.
Cemetery: DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS

The Henderson-Hamilton's are also commemorated here;
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=2403
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:33 pm    Post subject: Pte. Joseph Mackin, K.O.S.B.- Korean War Reply with quote

alexmaclennan wrote:
KOREA 1950 – 1953
PTE. J. MACKIN


Surname: MACKIN
Forenames/Initials: Joseph
Rank: Pte
Service: Army
Service Number: 22412554
Regiment/Corps: KOSB
Date of Birth: 15 June 1932
Age: 19
Date of Death: 05 November 1951
Cemetery Name: UN Memorial
Cemetery Address: Pusan, PUSAN
Grave Section: 23
Grave Row: 4
Grave Number: 1591
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
Included on Roll of Honour: Yes
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The first man named on the WW1 section - Pte. R.A. ALLAN (Robert Agnew Allan)
is, I think, this man:

AGNEW, R.
Rank:Private
Service No:2134
Date of Death:28/12/1915
Regiment/Service:Ayrshire Yeomanry
Grave ReferenceIII. A. 3.
CemeteryPINK FARM CEMETERY, HELLES
Additional Information:

SDGW has born Kircudbright; resident Carstairs.
Robert was born and educated in Dundrennan. He enlisted in November 1914 and landed at Gallipoli in October 1915.

Robert Agnew was born in 1894 in Rerrick Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, the son of Mary Agnew who married John Allan in 1903.
Mary died in Carstairs in 1921.

Robert Agnew is listed on the Rerrick Parish War Memorial in Dundrennan and he, his mother and step-father are listed on the Agnew family grave in Dundrennan Abbey Churchyard.
http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?t=1151

For a transcription of the stone see inscription 51 at: www.kirkyards.co.uk/rerrick/abbey.asp?offset=40
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:02 pm    Post subject: Pte G Clark could he be the one? Reply with quote

George Simpson Clark
BIRTH PLACE: Kemnay, Aberdeenshire
RESIDENCE: Kemnay
DEATH DATE: 3 Aug 1917
DEATH PLACE: France and Flanders
ENLISTMENT PLACE: Lanark
RANK: Private
REGIMENT: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
BATTALION: 9th Battalion
REGIMENTAL NUMBER: 351640
TYPE OF CASUALTY: Killed in action
Menin Gate Memorial Panel 11
Aberdeen Weekly Journal - Friday 31 August 1917 Page 3: Photo
Son of Ebenezer Clark, Thorpville, Kemnay.
Occ: Manager of Strathisla Co; Keith then afterwards went to Carstairs.
1901 Census: New Ardrossan, 123 Glasgow St;
Occ: Grocer Shop Keeper.
Hamilton Advertiser - Saturday 01 September 1917 Page 5
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 7:09 am    Post subject: Thomas Sloan Couper Pte GH Reply with quote

Thomas Sloan Couper Pte 203039 7th Gordon Highlanders b Carstairs,Lanark e Glasgow Killed in Action F&F 26/03/1918 Soldiers Effects: Mother Margaret. Date 21-26th. Beaumetz-Les-Cambrai Military Cemetery No 1 Fr 0757 Plot I Row A
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GNR. J. WILSON.
Possibly

John George Stewart Wilson – age 29 – Gunner (135806) Royal Field Artillery.
John was a ploughman at Townhead, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire when he married in 1913. He died in the Military Hospital in Tipperary, Ireland of wounds received in action. (Source: family grave in Carstairs Cemetery and Hamilton Advertiser 27/4/1918 p.1)
Born 1889 in St. Mungo, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late James and Janet (Wilson) Wilson of St. Mungo. Husband of May McPhail (Wallace) Wilson of North Lodge, Carstairs who he married in 1913 in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire.
Died of Wounds on 12 April 1918 and buried in Carstairs Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
Also named on the Lockerbie War Memorial and on the St. Mungo Parish Memorial in the parish church in Kettleholm village.
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