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David McNay
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:34 pm    Post subject: Carstairs Cemetery Reply with quote

Number of identified CWGC burials: 3

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

MARTIN, W
ROBERTSON, WILLIAM
WILSON, JOHN GEORGE


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David McNay
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MARTIN
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant (Armourer)
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Age: 26
Date of Death: 25/11/1917
Service No: A/2395
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Rebecca Martin, of 177, Kings Park Avenue, Cathcart, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 22.
Cemetery: CARSTAIRS CEMETERY, Lanarkshire

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Lanarkshire Yeomanry
Date of Death: 09/02/1918
Service No: 35006
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 41.
Cemetery: CARSTAIRS CEMETERY, Lanarkshire

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, JOHN GEORGE
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Date of Death: 12/04/1918
Service No: 135806
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 344.
Cemetery: CARSTAIRS CEMETERY, Lanarkshire

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Carstairs War Memorial as GNR. J. WILSON.

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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