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Douglas Primary School.

 
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mhomac



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:12 pm    Post subject: Douglas Primary School. Reply with quote

The school is on Ayr Road Douglas ML11 0QA

Thanks to the staff for permission to photograph the Memorials which are situated in the main entrance hall. The lighting caused some shadows on the pictures.

There are 2 memorials. One is a "Scrap of Paper" which lists all those who went off to serve. The second memorial is a Roll of Honour for those who made the supreme sacrifice.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The "Scrap of Paper" Memorial.







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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Roll of Honour.



William Aikman
John Archibald
John Blackwood
Alexander Clelland
John Collins
Thomas Colthart
Alistair Dow
Reginald Haines
James Hall
Thomas Ireland
Andrew Johnston
James G. Kerr
James Laidlaw
William Lowings
John McLennan
William McNay
John C. Moore
David Ogilvie
Robert Ostler
Andrew Prentice
George Turner
John Renwick
Archibald D. Scott
Thomas Shankland
James Sloan
John Smith
James Somerville
Arthur Steedman
Andrew Stoddart
Alexander Telfer
David Telfer
William Telfer
William Thomson
George Turnbull
George Watson
Thomas Watt
William White
Gavin H. Wilson
John M. Wilson
Alexander Wood
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Moffat War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

SHANKLAND, PTE. T. DURHAM L. I.
Thomas Shankland age 32 Private (6/5995 & 251004) 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry.
Thomas enlisted as Private 4240 in the 3/5th DLI in November 1915. He was posted to the 6th Battalion in France in December 1916.
Born 1886 in Moffat. Son of William and Agnes (Aitken) Shankland of Townfoot, Douglas, Lanarkshire. (Source: Hamilton Advertiser 25/5/1918 p.1)
In 1901 Thomas as an apprentice forester in Douglas and in 1911 he was a boarder at Mill Cottage, Rushyford, Ferryhill in County Durham where he was a forester on Sir William Eden's Windlestone Estate.
Husband of Caroline or Kitty (North) Shankland of 3 Beaconsfield Street and of 21 Greenbank Crescent, Darlington who he married in 1916 in Darlington.
Missing in Action on 26 March 1918 and named on the Pozieres Memorial, France.
Also named on the Douglasdale War Memorial.
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