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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:29 pm    Post subject: Ayr Canadians Sloan, Alexander Reply with quote

Sloan, Alexander b. Ayr, Ayrshire e. r.
KIA F&F

Private
SLOAN, ALEXANDER
Service Number 100942
Died 09/10/1916
Aged 24
49th Bn.
Canadian Infantry
Son of William and Janet Sloan, of Langlands, Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Commemorated at VIMY MEMORIAL
Location: Pas de Calais, France
Number of casualties: 11239

Canadian Service Record

NOK - William Sloan (Father)
NOK Address - Glencairn, Blackburn Road, Ayr
Born - Ayr, Ayrshire 2nd December 1892
Occ - Bank Clerk
Single
Enlisted - Edmonton 9th July 1915
Age on enlistment - 23 years
Height - 5ft 10"
Complexion - Clear
Eyes - Blue
Hair - Dark Brown
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed - From Halifax on SS "Olympia" 28th April 1916 (Sailed 1st May)
Landed England 7th May 1916
Landed France 4th June 1916
Cause of death - Killed in Action
Medals & Decorations - (Father) William Sloan Ifferdale, Saddell, Kintyre, Scotland (Farm)
Plaque & Scroll - (Father) William Sloan address as above
Memorial Cross - (Father) William Sloan address as above
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:29 pm    Post subject: Ayr Canadians Turner, Thomas Reply with quote

Turner, Thomas b. Ayr, Ayrshire e. r.
KIA F&F

Private
TURNER, T
Service Number 845359
Died 21/10/1918
Aged 42
46th Bn.
Canadian Infantry
Son of Andrew Turner, of Ayr; husband of Margaret McWilliam Turner, of 2, Content St., Ayr, Scotland.
INSCRIPTION
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Buried at DENAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Location: Nord, France
Number of casualties: 295
Cemetery/memorial reference: C. 66.

Canadian Service Record

NOK - Mrs Margaret Turner (Wife)
NOK Address - c/o Mrs McCorkindale 204 Dumbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow
Born - Ayr, Ayrshire 21st March 1877
Occ - Machinist
Married
Enlisted - 21st January 1916
Age on enlistment - 39
Height - 5ft 5"
Complexion - Dark
Eyes - Blue
Hair - Brown
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed - 28th March 1917 From Halifax on SS "Lapland"
Arrived in Liverpool, England 7th April 1917
Cause of death -
Medals & Decorations - (Widow) Mrs Margaret Turner c/o Mrs M. Williams 2 Content Street, Ayr
Plaque & Scroll - (Widow) Mrs Margaret Turner address as above
Memorial Cross - (Widow) Mrs Margaret Turner address as above
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:30 pm    Post subject: Ayr Canadians Young, Quintin Reply with quote

Young, Quintin b. Ayr Ayrshire e. Winnipeg, Manitoba r.

Private
YOUNG, QUINTIN
Service Number 2378336
Died 09/08/1918
78th Bn.
Canadian Infantry
Buried at CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY, CROUY-SUR-SOMME
Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 783
Cemetery/memorial reference: V. A. 21.

Canadian Service Record

NOK - Quintin Young (Grandfather)
NOK Address - 99 King Street, Ayr Ayrshire
Born - Ayr Ayrshire 17th January 1898
Occ - Farmer
Single
Enlisted - 21st December 1917 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Age on enlistment - 19 years 11 months
Height - 5ft 1 & 1/2"
Complexion - Medium
Eyes - Brown
Hair - Brown
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed - 5th February 1918 From Halifax on the SS "Grampian"
Arrived England 16th February 1918
Cause of death - Died of Wounds GSW Abdomen
Medals & Decorations - (Sister) Miss Hannah Wilson Young, 99 King Street, Ayr
Plaque & Scroll - (Brother) Thomas Young address as above
Memorial Cross - Not Shown
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:32 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Anderson, James Reply with quote

Anderson, James b. Ayr, Ayrshire e. r.
KIA F&F
Private
ANDERSON, JAMES
Service Number 815
Died 29/08/1916
Aged 25
13th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Son of Robert and Elizabeth Anderson, of 105, High St., Ayr, Scotland.
Commemorated at VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 10821

Australian Service Record

NOK - Elizabeth Anderson (Mother)
NOK Address - 108 High Street, Ayr
Born - Ayr, Ayrshire
Occ - Seaman
Single
Enlisted - Rosebury Park Camp, New South Wales 17th September 1914
Age on enlistment - 22 years 9 months
Height - 5ft 5 & 1/2"
Complexion - Fair
Eyes - Blue
Hair - Fair
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed - From Melbourne on A38 "Ulysses" 22nd December 1914
Landed - Alexandria date not known
12th April 1915 - Landed Gallipoli Peninsula with the MEF
Cause of death - Killed in Action
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:33 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Cunningham, John Reply with quote

Cunningham, John b. Ayr, Ayrshire e. r.
DOW At Home
@@# Enlisted as John Shields #@@
Sergeant
CUNNINGHAM, JOHN
Service Number 3964
Died 09/09/1918
Aged 43
28th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Son of Alexander and Margaret Spiers Cunningham, husband of Annie Cunningham, of Scottish House, Phillimore St., Fremantle, Western Australia. Born at Tarcalten, Scotland.
Buried at BIRMINGHAM (LODGE HILL) CEMETERY
Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 630
Cemetery/memorial reference: Screen Wall. B10. 545.

Australian Service Record

NOK - Margaret & Agnes Cunningham (Daughters) (NOK previously was sister)
NOK Address - 11 William Street, Freemantle, WA
Born - Ayr, Ayrshire
Occ - Wood Cutter
Single
Enlisted - Blackboy Hill Camp, New South Wales 29th December 1915
Age on enlistment - 40 years 4 months
Height - 5ft 9 & 1/2"
Complexion - Dark
Eyes - Blue
Hair - Black
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed - Embarked overseas from Australia to Alexandria on 12th February 1916
From Alexandria on H. T. "Tunisian" 29th May 1916
Disembarked Marseilles 5th June 1916
Cause of Death - Died of wounds - gun shot wounds multiple (1st Southern GH, Edgbaston, Birmingham)
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:34 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Jamieson, William Guthrie Reply with quote

Jamieson, William Guthrie b. Ayr, Ayrshire e. r.
KIA F&F
Lance Corporal
JAMIESON, WILLIAM GUTHRIE
Service Number 2686
Died 15/04/1917
Aged 31
18th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Son of Archibald and Mary Ross Jamieson, of 25, John St., Ayr, Scotland.
Commemorated at VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 10821

Australian Service Record

NOK - Maggie Jamieson (Sister)
NOK Address - 25 John Street, Ayr
Born - Ayr, Ayrshire
Occ - Stonemason
Single
Enlisted - 16th August 1915 at Warwick Farm Depot, New South Wales
Age on enlistment - 29 years 3 months
Height - 5ft 5 & 1/2"
Complexion - Dark
Eyes - Hazel
Hair - Brown
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity - Pension claimed by Archibald Jamieson (Father) 25 John Street, Ayr
Unit sailed - 6th Reinforcements, 18th Battalion From Sydney to M.E.F on A14 "Euripides" 2nd November 1915 from Kembla Hill
Joined B.E.F. Embarked 18th March 1916 Alexandria
Landed Marseilles 25th March 1916
Cause of death - Killed in Action 15th April 1917
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:35 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Kennedy, Andrew Riddell Reply with quote

Kennedy, Andrew Riddell b. Bowral, New South Wales e. r.
Killed in Action F&F
Private
KENNEDY, ANDREW RIDDELL
Service Number 1081
Died 28/04/1918
Aged 24
11th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Son of James and Catherine Kennedy, of "Tigh-an-alt," Holmston Rd., Ayr, Scotland.
INSCRIPTION
I THANK MY GOD FOR EVERY REMEMBRANCE OF YOU
Buried at METEREN MILITARY CEMETERY
Location: Nord, France
Number of casualties: 590
Cemetery/memorial reference: I. C. 89.

Australian Service Record

Brother of William Murray Stewart Kennedy
NOK - R Kennedy (Mother)
NOK Address - Holmston Road, Ayr, Ayrshire
Born - Bowral, New South Wales
Occ - Laborer
Single
Enlisted - Helina Vale, WA 4th September 1914
Age on enlistment - 21 years 2 months
Height - 6ft 1"
Complexion - Fair
Eyes - Blue
Hair - Brown
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed - 2nd March from Alexandria to Gallipoli on H.M.T. "Suffolk"
7th July 1915 - Wounded Gallipoli gun shot wound leg slight
24th July 1915 - rejoined unit Gallipoli
19th September 1915 to hospital Chronic Diarrhoea
20th October 1915 - Transferred to Montasah, Alexandria Chronic Diarrhoea
4th December - rejoined unit
13th January 1916 - To hospital cracked ribs
14th January 1916 - transferred to Gheireh with Pyrexia (Fever)
11th February 1916 - taken on strength
5th March 1916 - rejoined unit
29th March 1916 - embarked H.M.T. "Corsican" from Alexandria
5th March 1916 - Landed Marseilles
25th July 1916 - Wounded gun shot wound right thigh
3rd January 1918 - To hospital Trench Feet
5th April 1918 - Rejoined Battalion
28th April 1918 - Killed in Action
Cause of Death - Killed in Action
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:36 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Kennedy, William Murray Stewart Reply with quote

Kennedy, William Murray Stewart b. Melbourne VIC e. r.
KIA F&F
Private
KENNEDY, WILLIAM MURRAY STEWART
Service Number 314
Died 30/05/1916
Aged 24
11th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Son of James and Catherine Kennedy, of "Tigh-an-alt", Holmston Road, Ayr, Scotland.
Buried at RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX
Location: Pas de Calais, France
Number of casualties: 893
Cemetery/memorial reference: I. H. 24.

Australian Service Record

Brother of Andrew Riddell Kennedy
NOK - R Kennedy (Mother)
NOK Address - Holmston Road, Ayr, Scotland.
Born - Melbourne VIC
Occ - Stone Mason
Single
Enlisted - 15th August 1914 Blackboy Hill WA
Age on enlistment - 22 years 11 months
Height - 5ft 10 & 1/2"
Complexion - Dark
Eyes - Green
Hair - Dark Brown
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed -
Cause of death - Killed in Action
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:36 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Robertson, Thomas Reply with quote

Robertson, Thomas b. Ayr, Ayrshire e. r.
DOW F&F
Lance Corporal
ROBERTSON, THOMAS
Service Number 5183
Died 15/02/1917
Aged 35
16th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Son of Peter and Margaret Jack Robertson, of 70, Mill St., Ayr, Scotland.
INSCRIPTION
DEEPLY LOVED
Buried at ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
Location: Seine-Maritime, France
Number of casualties: 8673
Cemetery/memorial reference: O. V. G. 6.

Australian Service Record
NOK - Margaret Hamilton remarried now Margaret Jack (Mother) (Father Dead)
NOK Address - 72 Mill Street, Ayr
Born - Ayr, Ayrshire
Occ - Stone Mason
Single
Enlisted - Perth, Australia 30th December 1915
Age on enlistment - 32 years 4 months
Height - 5ft 2 & 1/2"
Complexion - Fresh
Eyes - Grey
Hair - Brown
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed -
Cause of Death - Died of Wounds received in action GSW Compound fracture to femur dangerously ill. Died 3pm 15th February 1917
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:37 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Stevenson, James Reply with quote

Stevenson, James b. Ayr, Ayrshire e. r.

Private
STEVENSON, JAMES
Service Number 2921
Died 12/10/1917
Aged 29
35th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Eldest son of James and Margaret Stevenson. Native of Ayr, Scotland.
INSCRIPTION
BELOVED ELDEST SON OF JAMES & MARGARET STEVENSON LATE AYR, SCOTLAND
Buried at TYNE COT CEMETERY
Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Number of casualties: 3605
Cemetery/memorial reference: XXXVI. F. 8.

Australian Service Record
NOK -
NOK Address -
Born -
Occ -
Single
Enlisted -
Age on enlistment -
Height -
Complexion -
Eyes -
Hair -
Religeon -
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed -
Cause of death -
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:37 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Vass, James Johnstone Reply with quote

Vass, James Johnstone b. Walworth, England e. r.
DOW F&F

Lance Sergeant
VASS, JAMES JOHNSTONE
Service Number 2044
Died 25/07/1916
59th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Buried at BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD
Location: Nord, France
Number of casualties: 4369
Cemetery/memorial reference: II. F. 98.

Australian Service Record
NOK - William Vass (Brother)
NOK Address - 43 Nott Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Born - Walworth, England
Occ - Joiner - Worked with Patterson's High Street, Ayr, Scotland
Single
Enlisted - 11th January 1915, Victoria, Australia
Age on enlistment - 29 years 1 month
Height - 5ft 4 & 1/2"
Complexion - Red
Eyes - Blue
Hair - Red
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed -
Cause of death - Died of wounds received in action at No 1 Canadian CCS GSW Abdomen Severe
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:38 pm    Post subject: Ayr Australians Walker, Neil Alexander Reply with quote

Walker, Neil Alexander b. Glasgow e. r.
KIA F&F
Private
WALKER, N A
Service Number 6608
Died 04/02/1917
13th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Commemorated at VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 10821

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 2nd March, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
WALKER.- Officially reported killed, 4th February, 1917, while serving with Australian Forces, Neil Alexander, beloved son of Captain and Mrs Walker, 17 Northpark Avenue, Ayr, late of 4 Ralston Drive, Ibrox."

Australian Service Record
NOK - Sarah Walker (Mother)
NOK Address - 17 North Park Avenue, Newton Ayr
Born - Glasgow
Occ - Labourer
Single
Enlisted - 2nd May 1916
Age on enlistment - 21 years 6 Months
Height - 5ft 3"
Complexion - Dark
Eyes - Grey
Hair - Dark
Religeon - Presb
War Gratuity -
Unit sailed - 7th October 1916 Sydney arrived Plymouth 21st November 1916 on the A. 40 "Ceramic"
Landed France from Folkestone on "Princess Clementine" on 20th december 1916
Cause of death - Killed in Action 4th February 1917
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