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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOND, THOMAS WILLIAM
Initials: TW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3133577
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st Bn The London Scottish
Date of Death: 29/2/1944
Age: 28
Additional Information: Son of John George and Jeanie Bond.
Grave Reference: II A 21
Cemetery: Rome War Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3131264
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 17/4/1945
Age: 23
Addtional Information: Son of Alexander and Annie Campbell, of Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: 1 A 2
Cemetery: Celle War Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAMPBELL, THOMAS JONES
Initials: TJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: C/SSX 24044
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, HMS Firedrake
Date of Death: 17/12/1942
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Helen Campbell.
Panel Reference: 53, 2
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial

HMS Firedrake was a destroyer built in the eraly 1930s. She was sunk by a U-Boat while on convoy escort duty with the loss of most of her crew.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, ANDREW NEWALL
Initials: AN
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fusilier
Service Number: 3131237
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 26/6/1940
Age: 19
Additional Information: (served as NEWALL, Andrew). Son of Agnes Clark, and stepson of James Campbell, of Girvan.
Grave Reference: East Div, Sec L, Grave 72
Cemetery: Girvan (Doune) Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DICK, JOHN ROWAN
Initials: JR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Service Number: LT/JX 224890
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Patrol Service, HM Trawler Bedfordshire (on loan to US Navy)
Date of Death: 11/5/1942
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Dick, of Girvan, Ayrshire; husband of Mary Ann Dick, of Girvan.
Panel Reference: Panel 8, Column 3
Memorial: Lowestoft Naval Memorial

HMT Bedfordshire (FY141) was an armed naval trawler in the service of the Royal Naval Patrol Service during World War II. Transferred to the East Coast of the United States to assist the United States Navy with anti-submarine patrols, she was staffed by a British and Canadian crew. Bedfordshire was sunk by the German submarine U-558 on 11 May 1942 off the coast of Ocracoke Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, with the loss of all hands. (Source: Wikipedia)

Alexander McCrindle was also lost on the Bedfordshire.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUKE, NATHAN
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Fusilier
Service Number: 14574900
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 11th Bn
Date of Death: 11/9/1944
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth Duke, of Old Dailly, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: Divn 67, Row Q, Grave 8
Cemetery: Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

Also named on Dailly War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FAIRBAIRN, PAUL
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Service Number: 2698331
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 17/9/1943
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fairbairn; husband of Hetty Eileen Fairbairn, of Old Whittington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.
Grave Reference: III E 43
Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Note: SNWM states born Girvan
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FERGUSON, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Service Number: 74599
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Date of Death: 14/6/1947
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Mary Ferguson, of Girvan; husband of Mary Cooper Ferguson, of Girvan.
Grave Reference: East Div, Sec 1, Grave 15
Cemetery: Girvan (Doune) Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GILMOUR, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Service Number: 1060748
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 142 Sqdn
Date of Death: 30/11/1941
Grave Reference: 2 A 10
Cemetery: Kiel War Cemetery

Note: SNWM staes born Girvan
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRANT, PHARIC ALASTAIR
Initials: PA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Service No: 34730
Date of Death: 16/11/1944
Age: 37
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery 110 Field Regt
Awards: T D
Additional Information: Son of Colonel Pharic Grant, T.D., R.A. and Grace Darling Grant, of Ardmillan, Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: III. C. 3.
Cemetery: LEOPOLDSBURG WAR CEMETERY

Also named on Colmonell War Memorial
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAMILTON, CHARLES BLACKLEY
Initials: CB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Navigator/Radio Operator)
Service Number: 174685
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 85 Sqdn
Awards: DFC
Date of Death: 13/4/1945
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of James and Sarah Hamilton, of West Drumullan, Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: 10A, C 15
Cemetery: Hamburg Cemetery
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: INGRAM, CAMPBELL
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Navigator)
Service Number: 1003429
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Service, 47 Sqdn
Date of Death: 24/11/1942
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Campbell and Rose Ingram, of Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: 20. G 3
Cemetery: Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JACKSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Service Number: 14573009
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 501 Field Coy
Date of Death: 25/10/1944
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of Allan and Elizabeth Jackson, of Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: VII, F, 16
Cemetery: Cesena War Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JOYCE, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: private
Service Number: 14014623
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Date of Death: 7/7/1945
Age: 34
Additional Information: Son of George and Martha Pirrie Joyce; husband of Margaret McF. S. Gilmour Joyce, of Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: Plot F Cons. Grave 302
Cemetery: Barnstaple Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACCALUM, HECTOR BRUCE
Initials: HB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Service Number: LT/JX 265280
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Patrol Service, HM Trawler Waterfly
Date of Death: 17/9/1942
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Archibald and Helen Joan MacCallum; nephew of John Carson.
Grave Reference: Row D, Grave 3
Cemetery: Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

The trawler Waterfly was sunk by a German air raid off Dungeness with the loss of 15 men.
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