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A Morris



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:28 pm    Post subject: Video Reply with quote

Unveiling of the Memorial:

http://ssa.nls.uk/film/1974?search_term=war memorial&search_fields=Film.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 3:40 pm    Post subject: Pte. Robert McLintlock McKay Reply with quote

Not on the memorial.

WW1
Pte. Robert McLintlock McKay, Gordon Highlanders

(Glasgow Herald 13th July 1915)
"Killed in action in Flanders, on 17th June, Private Robert McLintlock McKay, 1st Gordon Highlanders, aged 21, younger son of Samuel McKay, 11 Park Drive, Rutherglen."

CWGC
McKAY, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 3/6354
Date of Death: 17/06/1915
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McKAY
Forename: Robert
Rank: Pte
Service number: 3/6354
Place of birth: Campsie Stirlingshire
Date of death: 17 June 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
Cause of death: Died of wounds.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 1st Bn.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:14 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Lieut. Archibald L. Hamilton, Durham Light Infantry. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 19th. June, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
HAMILTON.-
Killed in action, on the 10th June, Second Lieut. Archibald Lindsay Hamilton, Durham Light Infantry, only son of Archibald Hamilton, The Ingle, Burnside, and husband of Cissie Buchanan, Wardlaw House, Rutherglen, and Craignish, Largs."

Army register of soldier's backpay records all monies paid to Widow and sole legatee, Mrs. Marion Margaret Hannah Hamilton, November, 1917.
A.L. Hamilton, 2/Lt. Durham L.I.; K in A, 10.6.17.

1901 Census Renfrewshire, Cathcart, 16, Cathkin Road, recorded (transcription):- Archibald L. Hamilton (11), Scholar, son, born Renfrews., Glasgow; Archibald Hamilton (34), Grain Merchant, born Lanarks., Glasgow; Mary S. Hamilton (48 ), Housekeeper, sister, born Lanarks., Glasgow; female siblings.
1891 Census Renfrewshire, Cathcart, 1, Battlefield Crescent, recorded (transcription):- Archibald L. Hamilton (1), son, born Cathcart; Archibald Hamilton (44), Grain Merchant, born Lanarks., Glasgow; Margaret S. Hamilton (34), Wife, born Lanarks., Glasgow.


SNWM - WW1
Surname HAMILTON
Forename Archibald Lindsay
Rank T/2nd Lieut
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 10 June 1917
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Unit name THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY.
Other detail 13th Bn.

CWGC -
Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 10/06/1917. Age: 27.
Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry 13th Bn.
Grave Reference: VII. N. 3.
Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM)
Additional Information: Husband of Mrs. C. Hamilton, of 48, Leven St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Second Lieutenant, Robert Gordon Campbell Duncan

CWGC:
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 10th Battalion
Date of Death: 3rd May 1917
Buried: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

SNWM:

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Battalion
Date of Death: 3rd May 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in Action

SDGW:
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Battalion
Date of Death: 3rd May 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in Action

MIC: ?

Soldiers’ Effects:
R. G. C. Duncan, Second Lieutenant, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died on or since 9th August 1917?

Listed on Glasgow Roll of Honour – Duncan, Robert G.C. Lieutenant, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders., Paterson & Benzie, Chartered Accountants.

Commemorated on Rutherglen Civic Memorial

Commemorated on Wellington Church Memorial (see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=7015)

De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour, Volume 4
Duncan, Robert Gordon Campbell, Second Lieutenant, 10th (Service) Battalion, Princess Louise’s (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), youngest son of George Forest Duncan of 13 Jedburgh Avenue, Rutherglen, Schoolmaster, by his wife Charlotte Gordon, daughter of Robert Gordon Campbell; born Melness, Sutherland 10th April 1892; educated Woodside Higher Grade School, and University, Glasgow*; was in the office of Messrs. Paterson & Benzie, Chartered Accountants, Glasgow; on the outbreak of war enlisted in the Glasgow Highlanders 2nd September 1914; gazetted Second Lieutenant in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 21st May 1915; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 20th August 1916; was reported wounded and missing after the fighting at Greenland Hill, Arras, 3rd May 1917, and is now assumed to have been killed in action on or about that date. His Commanding Officer wrote: “Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of a most gallant gentleman and a most efficient officer.” Unmarried.

*Does not appear on either Woodside School or Glasgow University Memorials (that I can see)

1901 Census, Living at 42 Wilton Gardens, Maryhill, Glasgow
Father George F. Duncan, age 40, Certified Teacher (School Board), born New Deer, Aberdeen
Mother Charlotte G. C. Duncan, age 42, born Farr, Sutherland
Children: William G. F. Duncan, age 12, Scholar, born Tongue, Sutherland
Leslie Duncan, age 11, Scholar, born Tongue, Sutherland
Robert G. C. Duncan, age 8, Scholar, born Tongue, Sutherland
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Second Lieutenant, Robert Gordon Campbell Duncan

CWGC:
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 10th Battalion
Date of Death: 3rd May 1917
Buried: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

SNWM:
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Battalion
Date of Death: 3rd May 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in Action

SDGW:
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Battalion
Date of Death: 3rd May 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in Action

MIC: ?

Soldiers’ Effects:
R. G. C. Duncan, Second Lieutenant, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died on or since 9th August 1917?

Listed on Glasgow Roll of Honour – Duncan, Robert G.C. Lieutenant, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders., Paterson & Benzie, Chartered Accountants.

Commemorated on Rutherglen Civic Memorial

Commemorated on Wellington Church Memorial

De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour, Volume 4
Duncan, Robert Gordon Campbell, Second Lieutenant, 10th (Service) Battalion, Princess Louise’s (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), youngest son of George Forest Duncan of 13 Jedburgh Avenue, Rutherglen, Schoolmaster, by his wife Charlotte Gordon, daughter of Robert Gordon Campbell; born Melness, Sutherland 10th April 1892; educated Woodside Higher Grade School, and University, Glasgow*; was in the office of Messrs. Paterson & Benzie, Chartered Accountants, Glasgow; on the outbreak of war enlisted in the Glasgow Highlanders 2nd September 1914; gazetted Second Lieutenant in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 21st May 1915; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 20th August 1916; was reported wounded and missing after the fighting at Greenland Hill, Arras, 3rd May 1917, and is now assumed to have been killed in action on or about that date. His Commanding Officer wrote: “Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of a most gallant gentleman and a most efficient officer.” Unmarried.

*Does not appear on either Woodside School or Glasgow University Memorials (that I can see)

1901 Census, Living at 42 Wilton Gardens, Maryhill, Glasgow
Father George F. Duncan, age 40, Certified Teacher (School Board), born New Deer, Aberdeen
Mother Charlotte G. C. Duncan, age 42, born Farr, Sutherland
Children: William G. F. Duncan, age 12, Scholar, born Tongue, Sutherland
Leslie Duncan, age 11, Scholar, born Tongue, Sutherland
Robert G. C. Duncan, age 8, Scholar, born Tongue, Sutherland
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RICHARDS, R.I.M.
Robert (Bobby) Ian Mackay Richards – age 23 – Warrant Officer/Pilot (1109431) 31 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
31 Squadron flew Douglas Dakota Transports in Burma from early 1942, supporting the Fourteenth, the Forgotten Army. Duties were re-supply, air-drop, and casevac. Operating in monsoon conditions, largely from Indian bases, 31 suffered many losses. The Squadron supported Chindit raids, the epic battles of Kohima, Imphal and the Arakan, as well as Hump runs across the eastern Himalayas to China.
Born 1920 in Hutchesontown, Glasgow. Son of Alexander Y. Richards and Isabella S. Richards, of Rutherglen, Lanarkshire.
Killed in Action on 28 November 1943.
Commonwealth War Grave – Taukkyan War Cemetery, Mayanmar (Burma)
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:50 pm    Post subject: Patrick McGrechan L/cpl GH Reply with quote

Patrick McGrechan L/Cpl S/13050 6th Gordon Highlanders b Rutherglen,Lanark 11/01/1896 enlisted Glasgow Age 21 Killed in Action F&F 25/03/1918 Son of James & Ellen (nee Docherty) Grechen. 1901 Census: 16 Spittal Row, Rutherglen. 1911 Census: 654/ 25/7 Rutherglen. Age 15. Married Rutherglen 1914 654/20 Annie McEwen. There are two children Nellie b 1915. James b 1916. Soldiers Effects: Wid: Annie. Service Returns: 118/AF 369. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 The Scotsman 06-05-18 P3: Rutherglen
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

(Scottish Rifles Section) L.CPL. DALZELL, JAS. .

Named on the Tinwald Parish War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

L/CPL. JAMES DALZELL, SCOTTISH RIFLES.
James Dalzell – age 34 – Lance Corporal (40922) 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
James was a tubeworker in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire when he married in 1910 and he enlisted as Private (1729) in the Lanarkshire Yeomanry in Rutherglen but he was posted to the 5th and then the 9th Cameronians.
Born 1884 in Tinwald. Son of Jemima Dalzell of Kirkland, Tinwald. Husband of Jessie (Semple) Dalzell who he married in 1910 in Rutherglen.
Missing in Action on 23 March 1918 and named on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:02 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 57569
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