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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:50 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. John M. GRAY, Camerons. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 9th October, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
GRAY.-
Killed in action 17th (sic) September, Private John M. Gray, Cameron Highlanders, beloved husband of Janet M'Math, Coatbridge, and second son of Peter Gray, Dunoon (late of Mount Florida).


SNWM - WW1
Surname GRAY
Forename John Murray
Rank Pte
Service number S/23809
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 12 September 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 7th Bn.

SDGW - Lived Dunoon; enlisted Glasgow.

CWGC - GRAY, J. M.
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/23809.
Date of Death: 12/09/1916.
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: V. J. 12.
Cemetery: CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL
Additional Information:

Backpay 3 1s 5d and 3 War Gratuity to widow Janet M.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:38 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Sergt. Thomas Macartney, A. & S.H. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 7th December, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
MACARTNEY.-
Killed in action, on 13th November, Sergt. Thomas Macartney, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, son of Mr and Mrs William Macartney, King Street, Dunoon."


SNWM - WW1
Surname MACARTNEY
Forename Thomas
Rank Sgt
Service number 1851
Decoration
Place of birth Glasgow
Date of death 13 November 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail latterly 23700 M.G.C. (Inf.).

Entry into War:- 1st May, 1915.
A. & S.H. L/Cpl. 1851; M.G.C. (Infantry) Sgt. 23700.

CWGC - MACARTNEY, Thomas
Rank: Serjeant.
Service No:23700.
Date of Death: 13/11/1916. Age: 23. (Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel.)
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 152nd Coy. late 1st/8th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Grave Reference: I. J. 12.
Cemetery: MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET
Additional Information: Son of William and Isabella Macartney, of Dunoon, Argyllshire.

Headstone schedules record Mr. Wm. A. Macartney, Burgh Engineer's Office, Dumbarton.

1901 Census Argyll, Dunoon, King Street, Gleniffer, recorded (transcription):- Thomas McCartney (sic) (8 ), Scholar, son, born Glasgow; William McCartney (42), Grocer, born Ireland; Isabella McCartney (38 ), wife, born Glasgow; siblings.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:49 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Corporal Andrew G. Short, A.S.C. Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
WWI SHORT ANDREW G ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS CORPORAL

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 11th. October, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
SHORT.-
Killed in action, on 30th September, Cpl. Andrew G. Short, Motor Transport, aged 26 years, beloved husband of May C. Short, Hayfield, Dunoon."

SNWM - WW1
Surname SHORT
Forename Andrew George
Rank Cpl
Service number M2/073628
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 30 September 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS

SDGW - Born Belfast; lived Dunoon; enlisted London.
Army register of soldier's backpay and War Gratuity records payments to Mary C. (widow and sole legatee).
Andrew George Short, A.S.C. 717th.MT att. 1X Corps 4a Co., Cpl. M2/073628; died 30.9.1917, 57th. Field Ambulance.


CWGC - SHORT, A. G.
Rank: Corporal.
Service No: M2/073628.
Date of Death: 30/09/1917.
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps 717th Mechanical Transport Coy. attd. IX Corps Heavy Artillery.
Grave Reference: III. A. 26.
Cemetery: LOCRE HOSPICE CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Information (online and as transcribed):- 1901 Census lists an Andrew Short (10), Grandson, born Ireland, living at 1, Stanley Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow, within the household of Andrew Short (67), born Perthshire, Port Menteith and Mary Short (59), born Glasgow; other family members.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

LILLICO, ALEXANDER WILLIAM

Rank:
Serjeant
Service No:
254011
Date of Death:
21/11/1917
Age:
26
Regiment/Service:
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

1st/7th Bn.
Panel Reference:
Panel 10.
Memorial:
CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Mary Lillico.

Alex is also commemorated on the Kelso war memorial. He had been born in Hawick.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:13 am    Post subject: James Armstrong could this be the man? Reply with quote

James Morgan Armstrong Pte 310349 5th Gordon Highlanders b Camlachie e Stirling Age 25 Died of Wounds F&F 24/08/1918 Husband of Christina Armstrong, Ravenswood, Alexander St; Dunoon, Argyll. Soldiers Effects: Wid: Christina A. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen Fr 0146 Block Q Plot III Row I Grave 13 The Scotsman 10-08-17 P8 & 23-09-18 P3: Dunoon.
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