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CAMPBELL, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 202123
Date of Death: 24/09/1917
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 141 to 143 and 162.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Angus Campbell, of Southside, Ardrishaig, Argyll. Husband of Mary Campbell, of 37, Culloden St., Dennistoun, Glasgow.
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Possible correct details.

FREW, THOMAS ROBERTSON
Rank: Private
Service No: S/31513
Date of Death: 22/03/1918
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 5th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 74.
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Place of birth, Paisley

FREW, ALEXANDER
Rank:Chief Engineer Officer
Date of Death:23/11/1942
Age:55
Regiment/Service:Merchant Navy
S.S. Tilawa (Glasgow)
Panel ReferencePanel 108.
MemorialTOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Alexander and Margaret Frew; husband of Charlotte Frew, of Paisley, Renfrewshire.

His mother's name is different (Jane on gravestone) and SNWM has him born in Barrhead but the stone reads "late of B.I." which was the abbreviation for the British India Steam Navigation Company.

From http://sstilawa.com/storys.htm

on the 23rd November 1942 around midnight, British India Steam Navigation Co's (BI) 10006 ton cargo passenger liner, TILAWA, which was positioned 07 36' north 06/008' east, about 500 miles east of the coast of Socorta, sunk into the cold Indian Ocean minutes after it was attacked by the Japanese submarine JP 1-29.


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LEITCH, Neil
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 301439
Date of Death: 07/09/1917
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: II. B. 7.
Cemetery: GWALIA CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Leitch, of 45, Union St., Lochgilphead, Argyllshire.

LEITCH, DUNCAN
Rank: Private
Service No: 301376
Date of Death: 20/09/1917
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders "A" Coy. 1st/8th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 141 to 143 and 162.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Mc Arthur Leitch, of 45, Union St., Lochgilphead, Argyll.
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McARTHUR, DAN
Rank: Assistant Steward
Date of Death: 11/03/1915
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve H.M.S. "Bayano."
Panel Reference: 10.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
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McARTHUR, JOHN
Rank: Driver
Service No: 1989047
Date of Death: 24/04/1941
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers 708 Gen. Constr. Coy.
Grave Reference: 15. E. 1.
Cemetery: PHALERON WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Place of birth, Argyllshire
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McCORQUODALE, D
Rank: Sapper
Service No: 144923
Date of Death: 14/05/1916
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers 180th Tunnelling Coy.
Grave Reference: XV. J. 22.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
Additional Information: Place of birth, Glassury Argyllshire
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McDONALD, DONALD
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 2980730
Date of Death: 04/06/1940
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: B, 7.
Cemetery: GRANDCOURT WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Catherine McDonald.
Husband of Elizabeth McDonald. of Lochgilphead, Argyllshire.
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MacKILLOP, H J
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 14949420
Date of Death: 17/09/1946
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
Grave Reference: 4. A. 16.
Cemetery: BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Archibald MacKillop and of Lucy MacKillop (nee MacLean).
Husband of Isabella C. MacKillop (nee Ferguson), of Portnahaven, Isle of Islay.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not technically a war grave, but lost in the sinking of the Lusitania.

Alexander MacCallum
Lost in "Lusitania", 7th May 1915

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MacGREGOR, JAMES

Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:12231
Date of Death:25/09/1915
Age:28
Regiment/Service:King's Own Scottish Borderers 6th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 53 to 56.
Memorial:LOOS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of William and Catherine MacGregor, of Ardfield, Ardrishaig, Argyll. One of four brothers who served, two of whom fell. His sister also served as a nurse.

MacGREGOR, DUGALD MACNIVEN

Rank:Private
Service No:17693
Date of Death:11/04/1918
Age:26
Regiment/Service:King's Own Scottish Borderers 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 5.
Memorial:PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of William and Catherine Lamont MacGregor, of Ardfield House, Ardrishaig, Argyll.

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McMILLAN, ALEXANDER

Rank:Mate
Date of Death:24/02/1918
Age:34
Regiment/Service:Mercantile Marine S.S. "Amsterdam" (Glasgow)
Panel Reference:
Memorial:TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Annie McMillan (nee Weir), of 9, Clyde St., Anderston, Glasgow, and the late Donald McMillan. Born at Islay, Argyllshire.

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ROBERTSON, DUNCAN

Rank:Private
Service No:1510
Date of Death:12/07/1915
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Highland Light Infantry 6th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 173 to 177.
Memorial:HELLES MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Archibald and Christina Robertson, of Tullick, Kimelford, Argyll.

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WATSON, HENRY FINDLAY.
Rank:Warrant Officer
Trade:Pilot
Service No:1567648
Date of Death:25/02/1946.
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference4. C. 7.
CemeteryKIRKEE WAR CEMETERY (Poona, India)
Additional Information:
Son of Henry and Janet Goldie Watson,.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:55 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

The WMR numbers are
78654 Robert Campbell
78655 Frew
78656 Leitch
78657 Dan McArthur
78658 John McArthur
78659 McCorquodale
78660 Donald McDonald
78661 MacKillop
78662 Alexander MacCallum
78663 MacGregor
78664 McMillan
78665 Duncan Robertson
78666 Watson
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