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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 12:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Arthur McNulty, DCM and MM. Died 15th January 1961 aged 67 years.

Serjeant, No. 3442, 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders (Source: "For Bravery In The Field: Great War British Army Recipients of the Military Medal. A Register" by Peter Warington)



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Patrick Mooney who died on the 11th January 2000. The grave has a photo of him and his wife, with him in army uniform.


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Name: MUIR
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Date of Death: 21/01/1916
Service No: 15177
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 39.
Cemetery: MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION


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Name: MULHOLLAND
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 5th/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/10/1918
Service No: 53069
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 20.
Cemetery: POIX-DU-NORD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

No further details on the CWGC site, but the grave confirms the first name as Charles. Also confirms the parents as William Mulholland and Sarah Baillie.


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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 12:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Peter Murphy, Military Medal. Died 10th May 2005 aged 91 years. No further information at present.

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Lance-Corporal William Neilson, died of wounds at Salonika, 30th October 1917, aged 30 years.

NELSON
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 10th Bn.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 30/10/1917
Service No: S/5430
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Mary Weir Nelson, of Auchentibber; husband of Elizabeth McDade Nelson, of Spring Park, Auchentibber, High Blantyre, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 495.
Cemetery: KARASOULI MILITARY CEMETERY


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Name: RICHARDSON
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 68th Siege Bty.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 26/10/1918
Service No: 190260
Additional information: Son of James Richardson, of Dumfries; husband of Euphemia Richardson, of 10, Stonefield Place, High Blantyre, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 19.
Cemetery: ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION


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Robert Saddler. Casualty, World War 1. R.H. (Royal Highlanders?). Died 5th December 1959, aged 64 years.


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Alfred William Skeggs, late Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 19th January 1947, aged 71 years. Husband of Elizabeth Fergusson.

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Name: SMITH
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Date of Death: 12/05/1918
Service No: 25318
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. H. 30.
Cemetery: PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE

SNWM gives place of birth as Blantyre.


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Name: TENNANT, WILLIAM WILSON
Initials: W W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Surgeon Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Leda.
Date of Death: 20/09/1942
Additional information: M.B., Ch.B.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 66, 2.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL


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THOMSON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 28/02/1916
Service No: 13520
Additional information: Son of James and Agnes Thomson, of 10, Forrest St., Blantyre, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 23.
Cemetery: NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Jim Wright, Distinguished Flying Medal. Born 1924 - died 1968.

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John Montague Private 12440 1st Gordon Highlanders b Auckinleck Age 32 Died Paisley 15/04/1918 Son of Patrick Montague & Roseann Higgins. Husband of Rebecca Thomson Mitchell. Married 2 Jan 1911 Cambuslang. Died Rolsten Hospital, New Paisley. High Blantyre Cemetery I. 871.
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