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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:41 pm    Post subject: James Redmond Reply with quote

Could John Hughes contact me regarding James Redmond as I have some important information for him from research I am carrying out for a friend - this is not information I can discuss on an open forum John.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:07 pm    Post subject: James Redmond Reply with quote

Hi nzdesigner, have sent you a PM,
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:57 pm    Post subject: Alexander Clark I hope this is the man Reply with quote

Alexander Clark Pte 22886 9th Duke of Wellington (West Riding Regt) born Hutcheontown, Lanark enlisted Aberdeen residence Barrhead, Lanark Killed in Action F & F 10-Sep-16 Brother of Henry D Clark, 968 Arthurlie St; Barrhead, Glasgow. Formerly 3903 Gordons. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 06A & 06B
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:37 am    Post subject: Pte. George Hunter Reply with quote

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Hunter, George

(Glasgow Herald 7th May 1915)
"Killed in action in France, on Tuesday the 4th inst, George Hunter, of 1st Battalion Scots Guards, aged 28 years, elder son of George and Catherine Hunter, of Knowes Cottages, Glenfield, Paisley, and husband of Maggie Winning, 8 Lintmill Terrace, Neilston."

"Official notice has been received of the death in action on Tuesday, 4th inst., of Private George Hunter, of the 1st Scots Guards. Private Hunter, who was 28 years of age and married, joined the Army in September last, and has been in France for the last two months. He served his time as a brassfinisher in Barrhead, and was employed with Messrs Doulton, Paisley, when he enlisted."

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HUNTER, G
Rank: Private
Service No: 10285
Date of Death: 04/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 84.
Cemetery: CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY

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Surname: HUNTER
Firstname: George
Service Number: 10285
Date Death: 04/05/1915
Place of birth: Paisley
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Gdsm
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:54 am    Post subject: Cpl. James Hegarty Reply with quote

Not listed on the memorial

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Cpl. James Hegarty

(Glasgow Herald 27th May 1915)
"Corporal James Hegarty, 1st Leinsters, was killed in action on the 4th inst. He was a reservist, and was called up last August. After being wounded at Armentieres he was invalided home. He resided in Barrhead for a few weeks. On his return to the fighting line he was only engaged five days before he met his death. Previous to joining the colours he was employed in Tubal Foundry, Barrhead."

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HEGARTY, JAMES
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 6968
Date of Death: 04/05/1915
Age: 33
Regiment/Service: Leinster Regiment 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of John and Maria Hegarty, of Eden Rd., Birr, King's Co.

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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2016 8:37 am    Post subject: Samuel Jack Pte GH Reply with quote

Samuel Jack Private S/4003 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Neilston, Renfrew e Barrhead Age 26 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 29/03/1917 Son of Samuel & Jeanie Jack, 14 Henry St; Soldiers Effects: Mo: Jeanie. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 AJ 28-04-17 P4: Barrhead
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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2016 9:54 am    Post subject: Frederick William Harmon Pte GH Reply with quote

Frederick William Harmon Private S/2372 4th Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Neilston e Barrhead Age 30 Died Renfrewshire, United Kingdom 21/10/1918 Son of the late Patrick and Helen Harmon; husband of Susan Harmon, of 42, Craighead St., Barrhead, Renfrewshire. Soldiers Effects: Wid: Susan. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Neilson Cemetery S. 228.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:46 pm    Post subject: John Gormlie GH Reply with quote

John Gormlie L/Cpl S/4364 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Neilston, Renfrew e Barrhead Age 24 Killed in Action F&F 28/03/1918 Son of the late Hugh C. Gormlie. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 The Scotsman 03-05-18 P6: Barrhead
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:17 am    Post subject: John McLellan GH Reply with quote

John McLellan Pte S/19711 1st Gordon Highlanders b Johnstone, Renfrew e Aberdeen Age 31 Died of Wounds F & F 23/03/1918 Husband of Annie McLennan, 35 Barnes St; Barrhead, Glasgow. Bad-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval Fr 0103 Plot I Row A Grave 22 The Scotsman 26-04-18 P3: Barrhead
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: William Smellie Adair
Birth Place: Barrhead, Renfrewshire
Death Date: 4 Nov 1918
Death Place: France and Flanders
Death age 30
Enlistment Place: Dunkeld, Perthshire
Rank: Private
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Battalion: 13th (Scottish Horse) Battalion -B Coy
Regimental Number: S/17202
Type of Casualty: Killed in action -France
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Comments: Formerly 1680, Scot. Horse" (died after 2 years service)

Parents =Son of William (Iron tuner) born 1859 Barrhead and Katherine Adair Born 1860 Alexandria Dumbartonshire of "Arrdgowan" Barrhead;

Husband of Margaret Earl Auchincloss Adair of Wier Ave Barrhead Glasgow: Adair Family resided at 10 Barnes street Barrhead 1910 Father William -Mother Catherine, Brother James 14, William 12, Margaret Conell age 10. John age 1

Grave Reference: A. 19. Cemetery:FONTAINE-AU-BOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:04 am    Post subject: Adam James Kennedy GH Reply with quote

Adam James Kennedy Sgt 424 1st Gordon Highlanders b Govan, Lanarkshire e Glasgow Age 26 Died of Wounds F & F 17/11/1914 Son of John and Margaret Kennedy, of 26, Stanley Rd., Saltcoats, Ayrshire. Husband of Isabella Robertson (formerly Kennedy). Born at Govan, Glasgow. Husband of Mrs Kennedy, 37 Graham Street, Barrhead. Soldiers Will 5 Pages. Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery B 151 Plot I Row M Grave 11 AWJ 18-12-14 P8 Glasgow Herald 15-12-14: Barrhead
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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 11:36 am    Post subject: Re: John McLellan GH Reply with quote

anne park wrote:
John McLellan Pte S/19711 1st Gordon Highlanders b Johnstone, Renfrew e Aberdeen Age 31 Died of Wounds F & F 23/03/1918 Husband of Annie McLennan, 35 Barnes St; Barrhead, Glasgow. Bad-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval Fr 0103 Plot I Row A Grave 22 The Scotsman 26-04-18 P3: Barrhead




John McLellan
Birth Place: Johnstone, Renfrewshire
Death Date: 23 Mar 1918
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Aberdeen
Rank: Private
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Regimental Number: S/19711
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

Husband of Annie McLellan of 35 Barnes st Barrhead : In Loving remembrance of my dear husband Corporal John McLelland 1st Gordon highlanders who died of wounds in France 23rd March 1918 "Don’t ask us if we miss him, no eye can see us weep, But in our hearts a sacred spot, his memory we keep, And when our hearts are sore, we seem to hear Him say "Keep up your heart, dear wife, we'll meet gain some day" To Father in Thy Gracious keeping, We'll leave our soldier daddy sleeping. I by his sorrowing wife and Wee son 35 Barnes street Barrhead.

John is Commemorated at Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval Plot: I. A. 22. Bailleulval, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Annan War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

SIMPSON, P. A. & S.H.
Peter Simpson – age 30 – Private (S/20777) 10th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Peter was a foreman porter with the Glasgow and South Western Railway Company and living in Barrhead, Renfrewshire when he enlisted in December 1915. He was mobilised in May 1917 and joined his battalion in France in August but was killed two months later.
Born in 1887 in Milton Bridge, Penicuik, Midlothian. Son of the late Peter Simpson and of Barbara (Stewart) Simpson, from 1903 Mrs. Robert Broatch Dixon of 3 East Hecklegirth, Annan. Husband of Mary Jane (Lindsay) Simpson, of 3 Gladstone Avenue, Barrhead, Renfrewshire and of 15 Addison Place, Annan who he married in 1911 in Annan.
Missing in Action on 12 October 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Annan Parish Church memorial and on the Glasgow and South Western Railway Company memorial now in Ayr Station.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON. JOHN MELROSE
Initials: JM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 125957
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, 108th Bde, "D" Bty
Date of Death: 7/10/1918
Age: 29
Additional Information: Husband of Elizabeth Thomson, of 61, Kelburn St., Barrhead, Renfrewshire.
Grave Reference: Div 62 V I 1
Cemetery: Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

Also named on Peebles War Memorial and Peebles Old Parish Chucrh Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:36 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

This is WMR 44698, which has now been heavily corrected and updated, partly to include the 2008 amendments
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