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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:10 pm    Post subject: Glasgow University Memorial Chapel - Archibald Scott Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: SCOTT
First name: Archibald
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Unit: 8th/10th Bn
Date of Death: 25/04/1917
Memorial reference: Bay 8 and 9
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 1 June 1917
Acknowledgements

"Mr and Mrs Archibald Scott, Witch Road, Kilmarnock, desire to acknowledge the many kind expressions of sympathy received during their recent bereavement"

Daily Record Friday 11 May 1917
"Second-Lieut. Archibald Scott, Gordons, reported killed, was a bursar and prizeman of Glasgow University, where he was taking his Arts course with a view to entering the teaching profession. At the outbreak of hostilities he joined the O.T.C., but latterly enlisted as a private in the Camerons. In November last, when on foreign service, he received his commission in the Gordons. He was 22 years of age, and the eldest son of Mr Archibald Scott, 10 Witch Road, Kilmarnock"

Archibald is also on the Kilmarnock Memorial and the Saltcoats Memorial
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mary - Scott's biography and photo are at:
http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=2519

"Archibald Scott attended the University of Glasgow from 1913-15.
Archibald was born in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, and lived in Witch Road, Kilmarnock, while attending the University of Glasgow. His father, also Archibald Scott, was a clerk.
The only one of his family to attend university, Archibald started University in 1913 aged 19, studying French and Latin. In the 1914-15 academic year he studied English Literature and History.
His studies were interrupted, however, by WW1 when Archibald joined the 10th Gordon Highlanders. 2nd Lieutenant Archibald Scott was killed in action on 25 April 1917 and following his death, his mother emigrated to America with her family
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:02 pm    Post subject: Harold Arthur Cruickshank Reply with quote

Robert Gordon's Aberdeen RGC: 1907 – 1911 [1180]
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers
Biography: The son of a chemist, he was born on 30
Sept 1892 and entered RGC aged 14. He was the son
of Mary Cruickshank of Kimberley, South Africa. He
lived with and was supported by his uncle
Alexander, a pharmacist, of 9 Millburn Street,
Aberdeen. [It is interesting to note that the
pharmacy still operates today and is owned by FP
Stuart Notman]. Harold had previously attended the Christian Brothers’ College
at Kimberley, South Africa but was sent to Aberdeen because his father was
unable to support his family.  He was a student at Glasgow University.  He died of
wounds received at Halluch, France, aged 23.
Date of Death: 28 September, 1915
Burial Details: Bethune Town Cemetery II K 1
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kenneth Morrison wrote:
Mary - Scott's biography and photo are at:
http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=2519

"Archibald Scott attended the University of Glasgow from 1913-15.
Archibald was born in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, and lived in Witch Road, Kilmarnock, while attending the University of Glasgow. His father, also Archibald Scott, was a clerk.
The only one of his family to attend university, Archibald started University in 1913 aged 19, studying French and Latin. In the 1914-15 academic year he studied English Literature and History.
His studies were interrupted, however, by WW1 when Archibald joined the 10th Gordon Highlanders. 2nd Lieutenant Archibald Scott was killed in action on 25 April 1917 and following his death, his mother emigrated to America with her family
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Thanks Ken.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:34 pm    Post subject: 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: Dalmuir Parish Church, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/posting.php?mode=editpost&p=74399

Commemorated: Glasgow High School, see: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=74398#74398

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-day 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 saw active 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 Jan 18, 2016 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

apanderson wrote:
Wilfred Brown Cramb

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-day 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 saw active 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’.


A very similar article to the one in the Falkirk Herald for Wilfrid Cramb appeared on page 782 of the June 1917 edition of the British Medical Journal.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2348378/pdf/brmedj07104-0027.pdf

The BMJ article mentions he had been flying in France for six weeks.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John Alexander Findlay, D.S.O., M.i.D.

Brother of Lieutenant-Col. James Marshall Findlay, Scottish Rifles.

CWGC:

Rank: Major
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 1st/5th Battalion
Date of Death: 8th November 1917
Age: 34
Awards: D.S.O., 3 times Mentioned in Despatches
Buried: Gaza War Cemetery
Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Jessie B. Findlay, Clairmont, Kelvinside, Glasgow.

SNWM:
Rank: Major
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry (Territorial)
Decoration: D.S.O.
Date of Death: 8th November 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in Action

SDGW:
Rank: Major
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry, 5th (City of Glasgow) Battalion (Territorial)
Decoration: D.S.O.
Date of Death: 8th November 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in Action

MIC:
John Alexander Findlay, Captain/Major, 1st/5th battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 8th November 1917

Soldiers’ Effects:
Major J. A. Findlay, 5th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in Action 8th November 1917
Medal Entitlement: 1915 Star, British War & Victory Medals
Mrs Findlay, 11 Winton Drive, Glasgow, amended to 16 Kingsborough Gardens, Glasgow

Glasgow Herald, 14th November 1917. ‘Deaths on Service’:
Findlay. Killed in action on 8th inst., Major J. A. Findlay, Highland Light Infantry, younger son of Mrs Joseph Findlay, 11 Winton Drive, Kelvinside.

Scotsman, 16th November 1917. ‘Biographical Notes’
Major John Alexander Findlay, Highland Light Infantry (killed), was the younger son of the late Joseph Findlay, 11 Winton Drive, Glasgow, and brother of Lieutenant-Col. James Marshall Findlay, Scottish Rifles. He was educated at Kelvinside Academy and graduated M.A., LL.B., at Glasgow University. He was a member of the Kelvinside Academy Cadet Corps and afterwards joined the Highland Light Infantry. Major Findlay served with his battalion in Gallipoli. He was mentioned in a dispatch in July last.

Listed on Kelvinside Academy Memorial
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=5623

Listed on Kelvinside Academy ‘School War Record Book’: Findlay, John Alexander, Major, Highland Light Infantry.
Date of Death: 8th November 1917

Listed on Glasgow Roll of Honour: Major John Alexander Findlay, Highland Light Infantry, 11 Winton Drive, Glasgow West.

Listed on Glasgow University Memorial: John A. Findlay

Listed on Glasgow University Roll of Honour (Biography):
http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=48
John Alexander Findlay was born on October 16th 1883 to Joseph, a cotton merchant, and Jessie Findlay. He grew up with his brother James (born 1881) and his sisters Margaret (born 1882), Agnes (born 1886), Anna (born 1886), and Catherine (born 1890). He grew up in considerable wealth and the household employed five servants in 1901.
He first enrolled at the University of Glasgow in 1900 originally studying Latin and Greek. He completed his MA on the 21st of April 1903 and continued on to complete his LLB on 18th April 1905. In the academic year 1902-3 he came 14th in the list of prizes in Civil Law awarded by James M Irvine. During his postgraduate studies he won numerous prizes for his academic work including: 6th place for Eminence in Class Examinations in Scots Law by Professor Alexander Moody Stewart (1904-5), 2nd place for Eminence in Examinations for prizes given by the Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow (1904-5), 4th place for Merit Certificate in Jurisprudence (1904-5), Eminently Distinguished for Conveyancing in the prizes given by the Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow (1905-6), and was awarded First Place Medallist for First Class Certificate in Forensic Medicine by Professor John Glaister (1905-6). In 1904, whilst studying, Findlay was also working as a Law Apprentice at 115 St Vincent Street, Glasgow. He was admitted to be a law agent in Scotland on April 1st 1912.
On May 8th 1906, Findlay was granted the position of Second Lieutenant and was later promoted to the position of Captain of the Highland Light Infantry on June 5th 1912. Findlay led the D company of the 5th Battalion. During the Battle of Gallipoli, he was wounded by shrapnel but quickly returned to the front. On the July 20th 1915 Findlay was promoted to the rank of temporary Major. The 5th Battalion went on to fight in Egypt. Findlay was killed in action defending a hill near Herbieh on November 8th 1917 at the age of 34. On this hill 10 other officers and 190 men were dead or wounded alongside Findlay. For his efforts in the war, Findlay was Mentioned in Despatches (MID) multiple times and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) on the 1st of January 1918. He is buried in the Gaza War Cemetery with a headstone that reads ‘encompassed by the love of God in the world that is invisible’. He is also memorialised in the Glasgow Necropolis.

London Gazette, 25 May 1906, Issue: 27916, Page: 3662
1st Volunteer Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry; The undermentioned gentlemen to be Second Lieutenants: John Alexander Findlay. Dated 8th May, 1906.

London Gazette, 25 August 1908, Issue: 28171, Page: 6232
5th (City of Glasgow) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry; the undermentioned officers, from the 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry, are appointed to the battalion, with rank and precedence as in the Volunteer Force. Dated 1st April, 1908: Lieutenant John Alexander Findlay.

London Gazette, 4 June 1912, Issue: 28614 Page: 4044
5th (City of Glasgow) Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry. Lieutenant John A. Findlay to be Captain. Dated 5th June, 1912.

London Gazette, 22 October 1915, Supplement: 29337, Page: 10489
The Highland Light Infantry. The undermentioned Captains to be temporary Majors: —John A. Findlay. Dated 20th July, 1915.

London Gazette, 28 December 1917, Supplement: 30450, Page: 20 (Distinguished Service Order)
Major John Alexander Findlay, High. Light Infantry



Glasgow Necropolis:
Agnes Rae, wife of James Marshall, Saracen Foundry, Possilpark died 12th January 1865 aged 49
James Marshall died 16th March 1883 aged 66 years
Catherine their second daughter, wife of James A. Reid, LL.D., Writer, Glasgow, died 4th April 1909? Aged 56
Joseph Findlay, Merchant, Glasgow, son-in-law of the above James Marshall, died 2nd October 1910 aged 65
Jessie Brown Marshall, his wife, youngest daughter of James Marshall died 31st October 1927 aged 75
In memory of Major John Alexander Findlay, D.S.O., (LL.D., Glasgow University)
1/5th Highland Light Infantry, who fell in action near Gaza, Palestine, 8th November 1917 aged 34
Younger son of Joseph Findlay and grandson of James Marshall

1891 Census (transcription), Living at 11 Winton Drive, Kelvinside, Glasgow
Father Joseph Findlay, age 45, Cotton Merchant, born Glasgow
Mother Jessie B. Findlay, age 38, born Glasgow
Children: James M. Findlay, age 10, Scholar, born Glasgow
Margaret G. Findlay, age 9, Scholar, born Glasgow
John A. Findlay, age 7, Scholar, born Glasgow
Agnes L. Findlay, age 5, born Glasgow
Anna R. Findlay, age 5, born Glasgow
Catherine J. Findlay, age 1, born Glasgow

1901 Census (transcription), Living at 11 Winton Drive, Kelvinside, Glasgow
Father Joseph Findlay, age 55, Cotton Merchant, born Glasgow
Mother Jessie B. Findlay, age 48, born Glasgow
Children: James Findlay, age 20, Apprentice Accountant, born Glasgow
Margaret Findlay, age 19, Scholar, born Glasgow
John A. Findlay, age 17, Scholar, born Glasgow
Agnes L. Findlay, age 15, Scholar, born Glasgow
Anna R. Findlay, age 15, Scholar, born Glasgow
Catherine J. Findlay, age 11, Scholar, born Glasgow

*Thanks to Ken Morrison for finding all the London Gazette entries!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:27 pm    Post subject: Allan Adam Reply with quote

The first name on the WW1 plaque, Allan Adam, was the younger son of the Reverend James A Adam, minister of Cambusbarron United Free Church. He was born in Ellon, Aberdeenshire in 1894. He was educated at High School of Stirling and was a student at Glasgow University when he joined up in 1915.
ADAM, ALLAN
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 01/10/1918
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 7th Bn. attd. 2nd Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Grave Reference: II. D. 7.
Cemetery: FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Younger son of the Rev. James Allan Adam M.A., and Mary Borland Ewing Adam, of Killorn Villa, 19, Park Place, Stirling; Student of Arts (Glasgow Univ.) and member of the O.T.C; Gazetted 2nd Lt. 17th Aug., 1915. Previously wounded at Beaumont Hamel, Nov., 1916; Born at Ellon, Aberdeenshire.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HUNTER, BENTLEY MOORE
Initials: BM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps attd 1st/1st Bn Cambridgeshire Regiment
Date of Death: 31/7/1917
Panel reference: Panel 56
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial)

Also named on Glenluce War Memorial, Dumfries & Galloway
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:26 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 23068. This report now includes all the names, including the 19 extra WW1 names to be added in the course of this year.


These extra names are from all around the country and include

Archibald James Shanks Morrison from Whithorn
Campbell Greenhill from Garelochhead
Archibald Campbell Brown from Tarbert
James Matheson from Golspie
Alexander James Bolton Milne from Lerwick
and
John Noble from Dunfries
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The following is a link detailing the additional 19 names
https://www.gla.ac.uk/news/headline_593238_en.html
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