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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:13 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Capt. Ian URE, M.C., A. & S.H. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Wednesday, 13th February, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
URE.-
On active service, Captain Ian Ure, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, eldest son of Mr and Mrs John G. Ure, Rockbank, Helensburgh, and grandson of ex-Lord Provost Ure, Glasgow."


Born Helensburgh, April, 1885.
1901 Census:- 140, Clyde Street, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.

SNWM - WW1
Surname URE
Forename Ian
Rank Capt
Service number
Decoration MC
Place of birth
Date of death 2 February 1918
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Killed
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 9th Bn. (T.).

CWGC - URE, Ian
Rank: Captain.
Date of Death: 02/02/1918. Age: 32. (Died of accidental injuries.)
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 9th Bn. attd. "C" Coy. 1st/6th Bn.
Awards: M C
Grave Reference: Plot 1. Row F. Grave 4.
Cemetery: GIAVERA BRITISH CEMETERY, ARCADE
Additional Information: Son of John Gibb and Agnes Ross Ure, of Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire; husband of Elizabeth Winifred Ure, of 77, St. Vincent St., Glasgow.

Headstone schedules record Mrs. E.W. Ure, c/o Messrs. McClure, Naismith, Brodie & Company, 77, St. Vincent Street, Glasgow.

The Glasgow Herald - same publication dated as above, page 11 - "CASUALTIES. Notes on Officers. ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS.
Captain IAN URE
.- Killed. Captain Ian Ure, son of Mr. John Ure, of Messrs. John Ure and Son, Crown Flour Mills, Glasgow, was 32 years of age. He was born in Helensburgh and educated at Larchfield and Loretto (1898-1903). On leaving school he entered his father's business, and later became a partner in the concern. He took a keen interest in matters connected with the Territorial Force, and rose to the rank of Captain. About two years ago he went to Flanders as an officer in a pioneer detachment of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, and in October last he was transferred to another front. He was recently awarded the Military Cross for distinguished service. Captain Ure was a nephew of Lord Strathclyde and a grandson of the late Lord Provost Ure of Glasgow."


His name also appears on the Loretto Roll of Honour (photo) together with a short school biography:-

http://www.lorettoniansociety.org.uk/memorial/ww1/biog47.htm

Captain Ure was killed by the explosion of a bomb.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:58 am    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. James BLACK, Scottish Rifles. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 14th December, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
BLACK.-
Killed in action, on the 25th November, Private James Black, Scottish Rifles, beloved husband of Catherine McFarlane and son of James Black, 19 West King Street, Helensburgh."

SDGW - Enlisted Glasgow.


SNWM - WW1
Surname BLACK
Forename J
Rank Pte
Service number 41359
Decoration
Place of birth Helensburgh
Date of death 25 November 1917
Theatre of death France
Cause of death Unknown
SNWM roll THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE CAMERONIANS SCOTTISH RIFLES
Other detail 1st Bn.

CWGC - BLACK, James
Rank: Private.
Service No: 41359.
Date of Death:25/11/1917.
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A. (Stone 68.)
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:40 am    Post subject: J Robertson died 1916 GH Reply with quote

James Robertson Pte S/5790 9th Gordon Highlanders b Row, Dumbartonshire e Leven Killed in Action F&F 28/08/1916 Soldiers Effects: Mrs Elizabeth Robertson. Brother: William S. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval Fr 0432 Plot VIII Row J Grave 22 AJ 23-09-16 P3: Helensburgh
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:31 am    Post subject: Hugh McKellar GH Reply with quote

Hugh McKellar Pte S/44777 1st Gordon Highlanders b Helensburgh,Dumb. 16/01/1900 e Stirling Age 18 Killed in Action F & F 27/09/1918 Son of Annie McKellar, of Camis Egman Cottage, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire, and the late Hugh McKellar. Roll of Honour Vol V Lowrie Cemetery, Havrincourt Fr 0357 Row F Grave 17 The Scotsman 06-11-18 P8: Helensburgh
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James Robertson Pte S/5790 9th Gordon Highlanders b Row, Dumbartonshire e Leven Killed in Action F&F 28/08/1916 Soldiers Effects: Mrs Elizabeth Robertson. Brother: William S. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval Fr 0432 Plot VIII Row J Grave 22 AJ 23-09-16 P3 The Scotsman 23-09-16 P9: Helensburgh
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:12 pm    Post subject: John G Don Reply with quote

John Gilchrist Don Private 278904 7th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders b Helensburgh e Dumbarton r Gourdon Age 32 Died of Wounds F & F 15/09/1917 Son of John Don & Helen (nee Laing) Don. 1901 Census: Ardgare Cottage, Row. Occ: App Gardener. Husband of Mrs Don, Orkney Buildings, Gourdon. Soldiers Effects: Wid: Isabella Leach Gove. Married 1916 Row. Service Returns: 114/AF 172. Will 6 William St; Helensburgh. Occ: Gardener. Dozinghem Military Cemetery B 016 Plot VI Row D Grave 8 Stonehaven Journal 27-09-17 P2 The Scotsman 15-10-17 P8 + 30-05-17 P8: Wounded: Helensburgh
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