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PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:37 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Capt. A. Burton Cook, R.F.C. Reply with quote

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Cook, A. Burton – Captain RFC, 20/11/1917.


SNWM - WW1
Surname COOK
Forename Alfred Burton
Rank T/Capt
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth Christchurch, New Zealand.
Date of death 20 November 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll ROYAL FLYING CORPS.
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to ROYAL FLYING CORPS.
Other detail (57 Sqn) (Gen. List).

CWGC - COOK, A.B.
Rank: Captain.
Date of Death: 20/11/1917.
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps 57th Sqdn. and General List.
Grave Reference: IV. F. 6.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Additional Information:

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 24th. November, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
COOK.-
Killed in action on the 20th inst., Captain A. Burton Cook, Royal Flying Corps (late Yeomanry), aged 21, dearly beloved and only surviving son of the late Alfred E. Cook, of Carlton, Christchurch, New Zealand, and Mrs M. B. Dickie, Romancourt, Bearsden."

Same publication, Tuesday, 4th. December, 1917:-
"CASUALTIES Notes on Officers ROYAL FLYING CORPS Capt. A. BURTON COOK.- Killed. Captain A. Burton Cook, R.F.C., who fell in action on November 20, was born in New Zealand and was in his 21st year. He came to this country in 1911, and was at the Glasgow High School, when war broke out. Though under military age he volunteered for service and acted as motor dispatch rider. While so serving he met with a serious accident, his left leg having been very badly broken. On recovering he rejoined his regiment and took his commission. He transferred to the Flying Corps. Among his brother officers in the Flying Corps, especially the squadron to which he was attached, Captain Cook was regarded as an ideal flight commander, courageous, cheerful, with a high sense of duty and a remarkable skill as a pilot. For his services at different times his commanding officer had strongly recommended him for the Military Cross. Captain Cook was an all round athlete but he was a specially good Rugby player and one of the finest swimmers in Scotland. He was the only surviving son of the late Mr Alfred E. Cook, of Carlton, Christchurch, New Zealand. His mother is Mrs M. B. Dickie, Romancourt, Bearsden."

Medal index ticket records previous service:- 1/2 Sco. H. (Scottish Horse) Pte. 5490; Gen. List. Capt. R.F.C.
Theatre of War first served in: (3). Date of entry therein:- 14th. February, 1916.
Address side:- Mother. Mrs. Dickie, Southdowns, 18, Birdhunt (looks like) Road, S. Croydon.

Army register of soldier's backpay and War Gratuity records payments to Mrs. Maud Beatrice Dickie.
A. B. Cook, Capt., R.F.C.; died 20.11.1917, in action.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:01 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Lieut. Charles M. Sclanders, London Regt. Reply with quote

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WW1 Memorial:
Sclanders, Charles Maclure - Lieutenant Queen’s Westminsters, 12/04/1918


Also listed City of Glasgow Roll of Honour and this individual memorial:-

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=70925#70925
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LINN, WILLIAM STANLEY
Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 270742
Date of Death: 01/05/1945
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Pay Corps
Grave Reference: Column 2.
Cemetery: GLASGOW CREMATORIUM
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Ruby Linn, of Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:17 pm    Post subject: Wilfred Brown Cramb Reply with quote

Wilfred Brown Cramb

Commonwealth War Graves Commission/Scottish National War Memorial:
Lieutenant
Royal Fyling Corps
Attached 4th Bn., Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Date of Death: 14th April 1917
Age: 26
Son of David & Jessie D. Cramb
Third year medical student, Glasgow University
Buried Noyelles-Sur-L’Escaut Communal Cemetery

Commemorated: Glasgow University Roll of Honour, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=5636

Commemorated: Dalmuir Parish Church, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=7049&highlight=cramb

Brother of Captain Rutherford D. Cramb, Royal Army Medical Corps

MIC:
Wilfred Brown, Orderly, Boulogne Unit, Lieutenant, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, attached Royal Flying Corps. Address: Ellyer Home, Radnor Park, by Glasgow

Soldiers Died in the Great War: 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps, 9 Squadron, 4th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.
Killed in action 14th April 1917

1901 Census,Living at ‘Ellyerholm’, Boquaharn Road, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire (transcription)
Father: David Cramb, age 50, Foundry Manager, born c1851, Denny
Mother: Jessie Cramb, age 49, born Monimail, Fife
Brothers: Ernest H. Cramb, age 23, Medical Student, born c1878, Denny, Stirlingshire
Frank Cramb, age 19, Medical Sudent (?), born c1882, Denny, Stirlingshire
Rutherford Cramb, age 15, Scholar, born c1886, Dalmuir, Dunbartonshire
WILFRED CRAMB, age 10, Scholar, born c1891, Radnor Park, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.

Falkirk Herald, 28th April 1917, ‘Bonnybridge – Flying Corps Officer Missing’
Intimation has been received by Mrs. James Gray, Station Terrace, Bonnybridge, that her nephew, Second Lieutenant Wilfred B. Cramb, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, attached Royal Flying Corps, was reported missing on April 14th, on which date his machine was observed well over the German lines under very heavy anti-aircraft fire. Lieutenant Cram was educated at Glasgow High School, a thrd-year medical student at Glasgow University, and was well known in motor cycle circles and the ‘Scottish six-dat trials’. He went to France in September 1914 with the first unit of the Scottish branch of the British Red Cross, and was one of the pioneers of the motor ambulance for conveyance of wounded from the field. From his experience in the early months of the war he submitted valuable suggestions for the designing of motor ambulances now used. In 1915 he received a commission in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders with whom he sawactive service till January 1917, when he was attached to the Royal Flying Corps. Lieutenant Cramb is the son of Mr. David Cramb, of the Singer Manufacturing Company of Clydebank, and nephew of the late Professor Cramb, author of ‘Germany and England’.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:25 pm    Post subject: John Rankine Brown Reply with quote

Rank: Captain
Date of Death:23/04/1917
Age:31
Regiment/Service:Highland Light Infantry 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 149. Cemetery:DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of the Rev. John Brown, D.D., and Margaret Romanes Brown, of 23, Ainsley Place, Edinburgh. Native of Bellahouston, Glasgow. One of four brother to died in WWI
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:28 pm    Post subject: William Sandilands Brown Reply with quote

Rank:Captain
Date of Death:14/10/1918
Age:26
Regiment/Service:North Staffordshire Regiment 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference: XVII. L. 5. Cemetery:HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of The Very Rev. Dr. Brown and Margaret Romanes Brown, of "Romanhouse," Hallhead Rd., Edinburgh. Born at Bellahouston, Glasgow. One of four brothers to die in WWI.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:31 pm    Post subject: George James Rankine Brown Reply with quote

Rank:Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:21/05/1917
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. E. 9. Cemetery:AMARA WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of the Very Rev. John Brown, D.D., and Margaret R. Brown, of Bellahouston, Glasgow. Last of four brothers to died.....
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

James McMillan Murray – age 21 – Second Lieutenant: 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
James was educated at Fleetside School in Gatehouse-of-Fleet, Kirkcudbrightshire and at Glasgow High School before being employed in a chartered accountant's office in Glasgow. He enlisted as a Private in February 1915 and was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in July 1916. He went to France in the October and served at the Somme. He was wounded in May 1917 and had returned to France two weeks before he was killed at Croisilles near Arras.
Born 1895 in Gatehouse-of-Fleet. Son of James and Mary (Baird) Murray of Mile End Cottage, Gatehouse.
Killed in Action on 24 June 1917 and buried in Croisilles British Cemetery, France.
Also named on the Gatehouse War Memorial and on the Girthon and Anwoth United Free Church memorial, now in Gatehouse-of-Fleet Parish Church.

It is more likely that James served with the 5th/6th Battalion (the battalions combined in May 1916) This seems to be confirmed by the inscription on the family gravestone. Their son 2nd Lt. James McMillan 5th Bt. the Cameronians, killed in action, 24th June 1917,
The 1/8th Battalion served at Gallipoli, Egypt and Palestine, and arrived in France in 1918.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:40 pm    Post subject: Walter MacFarlane Coulter Reply with quote

Walter MacFarlane Coulter

CWGC:
Rank: Captain
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 6th Battalion, attached 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion
Award: M.C. (Military Cross)
Date of Death: 20th May 1917
Commemorated: Arras Memorial

SNWM:
Rank: Captain
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 6th Battalion (Territorial)
Decoration: M.C.
Date of Death: 20th May 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in Action

SDGW:
Rank: Captain
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 6th (City of Glasgow) Battalion (Territorial)
Decoration: M.C.
Date of Death: 20th May 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in Action

MIC:
Walter MacFarlane Coulter, private, 9th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, No. 2317. Captain, 3rd/6th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Commissioned. Killed in Action 20th May 1917
Medal Entitlement: 1914-15 Star, British War & Victory Medals
Address: Sunnyside, Mansewood, Pollokshaws, Scotland.

London Gazette, 23rd March 1917, Supplement 30001, Page 2983 (Military Cross Citation)
His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to confer the Military Cross on the undermentioned Officers and Warrant Officers in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field:
Second Lieutenant Walter McFarlane Coulter, Highland Light Infantry.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a raid on the enemy’s trenches. He led his men with great dash and the success of the raid was largely due to his personal coolness and initiative. He has on many occasions done fine work.

Soldiers’ Effects:
Captain W. McF. Coulter, M.C., 9th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in Action 20th May 1917

Scotsman, 29th May 1917. ‘Biographical Notes’.
Captain Walter M’Farlane Coulter, Highland Light Infantry (killed) was the grandson of Mrs. M’Farlane, Sunnyside, Mansewood, Glasgow. He was a former pupil of Glasgow High School and prior to joining the Army in September 1914, he was employed in the drawing office at Fairfield Shipping and Engineering Company. In the beginning of the present year, Captain Coulter was awarded the Military Cross. For several seasons he played half-back for Queen’s Park Football Club and he was also a playing member of the Poloc Cricket Club.

Southern Press, 1st June 1917. ‘Captain Coulter Killed’
Provisionally reported missing, now officially reported killed. Captain Coulter was a grandson of Mrs. Walter M’Farlane, Mansewood, Pollokshaws.He was educated at Thornliebank School and Glasgow High School and served his apprenticeship with Messrs. John Dalgliesh and Sons, Pollokshaws. When he enlisted he was employed in the drawing office of the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Govan. Captain Coulter, who was 27 years of age, was well-known in football circles, having played for Queen’s Park. He was also a playing member of Poloc Cricket Club. In march, he was awarded the Military Cross.

London Gazette, 15th June 1917, Supplement 30134, Page 5974
Second Lieutenant W. McF. Coulter to be acting Captain whilst commanding a Coy. 9th March 1917

Listed on Glasgow High School Memorial: Walter McF. Coulter

Listed on Queen’s Park Football Club Memorial, Hampden Park, Glasgow: Walter M. Coulter
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=81429#81429

Listed on Poloc Cricket Club Memorial: W. M. Coulter, M.C.
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=7924



Above photo courtesy of Jean Williams of Barnsley, grand-daughter of Bob Young submitted to Queen’s Park Football Club
9th Battalion Highland Light Infantry Football Team, March 1915
Back Row, 4th from left: Private Walter Coulter (Queen’s Park)

1901 Census (Transcription), Living at Summerlea, Eastwood, Renfrewshire
Grandmother Janet R. McFarlane, age 73, Living on Own Means, born Pollokshaws, Renfrewshire
Uncle Robert R. McFarlane, age 38, (son of above) born Thornliebank, Renfrewshire
Walter M. Coulter, age 10, Scholar, born West Indies

1911 Census, Living at Sunnyside, Eastwood, Renfrewshire
Grandmother Janet R. McFarlane, age 82, Widow Living on Private Means, born Eastwood, Renfrewshire [13 children born, 6 still living]
Jeanie W. Heughan, age 53, Widow (daughter of above), born Eastwood, Renfrewshire [2 children born, 2 still living]
Robert R. McFarlane, age 47, (son of above) born Eastwood, Renfrewshire
Grandchildren:
Walter M. Coulter, age 20, Engineer, born Danish West Indies (Naturalised British Subject)
Wallace(?) R. Heughan, age 14, Scholar, born Eastwood, Renfrewshire
Rita M. Heughan, age 12, Scholar, born Eastwood, Renfrewshire
Janet R. McFarlane, age 12, Scholar, born Eastwood, Renfrewshire
David B. McFarlane, age 5, Scholar, born Eastwood, Renfrewshire


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Caerlaverock Parish War Memorial in Bankend, Dumfriesshire as:

THOMAS HAVRE
Thomas Havre – age 24 – Private (14665) 2nd Bn. Worcestershire Regiment.
Thomas was educated at the High School of Glasgow, at Gordon's College and the Civil Service Academy in Aberdeen before serving his apprenticeship as a draper in Aberdeen. He enlisted as Private (7140) in the Royal Army Medical Corps in London in May 1913 but was discharged for “misconduct” in March 1914. He was employed by Pawson & Leaf, clothing wholesale warehousemen in London when he enlisted in August 1914. Thomas joined his battalion in France in May 1915. He was killed at Vermelles.
(Source: De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, D&G Standard 27/10/1915 p.3, Service/Pension record and Medal Roll/Card)
Born 1891 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. Son of the Rev. Thomas Havre and of Jeanie Hay Byers of Glencaple United Free Church, Dumfriesshire.
In July 1907 the Rev. Havre moved from Sommerville Memorial church in Glasgow to Maryculter Church in Aberdeen. He came to Glencaple in November 1914.
Missing in Action on 2 October 1915 and named on the Loos Memorial, France.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HUGH WALLACE MANN.

Named on the Langholm War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

Cpt. H.W. MANN, CAMERON HIGHLANDERS.
Hugh Wallace Mann, M.A. – age 26 – Captain, 5th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.
After his family moved from Lanholm in 1901, Hugh was educated at the High School of Glasgow and Glasgow University from where he graduated M.A. in 1911. He then became a student at the United Free Church College and was in his final year when he enlisted as Private (13902) in the 7th Cameron Highlanders in October 1914 and landed with his battalion at Boulogne in July 1915. He was promoted to Sergeant in September just as his battalion attacked at Loos. He survived the battle but a months later he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and was evacuated to the UK for treatment. He recovered and in April 1916 was posted to the 8th (Reserve) Battalion before being selected for officer training. He was commissioned in October 1916 and returned to France where he was promoted to Captain in June 1917. Hugh was badly wounded on 12 October and a month later he died in the 3rd General Hospital in Le Treport.
(Source: Biography at the Glasgow University Roll of Honour, Service record, London Gazette 14/11/1916 p.10975 & 28/9/1917 p.10120 and probate of will)
Born 1891 in Langholm, Dumfriesshire. Son of the late Rev. John Wallace Mann of South United Free Church manse in Langholm and of Jessie Flint (Clark) Wallace Mann. Husband of Jessie Whiteford Hunter Mann (Reid) of Bertrohill, Shettleston who he married in October 1914 in Anderston, Glasgow.
Died of Wounds on 12 November 1917 and buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France.
Also named on the Glasgow Roll of Honour, on the Glasgow University Roll Of Honour and on the Sandyhills Golf Club memorial in Glasagow.
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