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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:03 am    Post subject: Charles McKerracher Reply with quote

Charles McKerracher Pte S/3218 1st Gordon Highlanders b Grangemouth,Stir. e Grangemouth Age 21 Killed in Action F & F 02/03/1916 2nd Son of Peter and Alice McKerracher, of 72, Lumley St., Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. 1901 Census: 72 Lumley St; Grangemouth. C Coy. Soldiers Effects: Fa: Peter. Mo: Alice L. Occ: Employed at Anglo-American Oil Co; Menin Gate Memorial M. R. 29 Panel 38 Falkirk Herald 11-03-16 P3: Photo
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:06 am    Post subject: Roy T Millar Reply with quote

Roy Taylor Millar Private S/3940 9th Bn. Gordon Highlanders e Grangemouth Age 20 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 25/09/1915 Son of James and Jane Millar, of 59, Bo'ness Rd., Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:08 am    Post subject: George Robb Reply with quote

George Robb Corporal S/3574 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Hamilton,Lanark e Grangemouth Age 20 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 25/09/1915 Son of George and Christina Robb, of 8, Union Place, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:11 am    Post subject: James Smith Reply with quote

James Smith Private S/3590 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Grangemouth, Stirling. e Grangemouth Age 23 Killed in Action West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 02/06/1915 Son of John and Margaret Smith, of 2, Union Place, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:14 am    Post subject: Hugh Young Reply with quote

Hugh Young Private 235491 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Bo'ness, Linlithgow e Grangemouth Age 33 Killed in Action Italy 12/07/1918 Son of Alexander Young, of 8, Canal Street, Grangemouth; husband of Mary Young, of 27, Dundas St., Grangemouth. BARENTHAL MILITARY CEMETERY Plot 3. Row A. Grave 10.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:06 am    Post subject: Re: Unveiling info Reply with quote

DelBoy wrote:
According to The Scotsman for the 24th of September 1923 the memorial was unveiled by General Sir Ian Hamilton on Saturday 22nd September 1923 and was designed by Sir John Burnett and stands 27 foot hight.

Alexander Proudfoot was the sculptor responsible for casting the Lion and Eagle.

Postcard image of the memorial when new.



Derek.

That is a cracker of a photograph of a cracker of a memorial.

WW1 casualty not listed here:-

SNWM - WW1
Surname MITCHELL
Forename A
Rank 1st Mate
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth Grangemouth
Date of death 19 August 1917
Theatre of death 'GARTNESS' 95193
Cause of death Unknown
SNWM roll THE MERCANTILE MARINE
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE MERCANTILE MARINE

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 24th September, 1917.
[b]"Deaths on Service.
MITCHELL.-
Lost through torpedoing of ship in Mediterranean on 19th August, Alexander Mitchell, mercantile marine officer, aged 31 years, beloved husband of Catherine Rigby Kerr, Myrtle Bank, Saltcoats."[/b]

And not listed Saltcoats either.


CWGC - MITCHELL, Alexander
Rank:First Mate.
Date of Death: 19/08/1917. Age: 31.
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine S.S. "Gartness" (Glasgow)
Panel Reference:
Memorial:TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Husband of Catherine Rigby Mitchell, of Myrtle Bank, Saltcoats, Ayrshire.
Born at Grangemouth.


Merchant Navy Medal ticket:- http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8069754

1891 Census Stirlings., Falkirk, Talbot Street lists (transcription) the family of James Taylor Mitchell (40), Ship Chandler, born Stirlingshire, Livingstone; Elizabeth McEwan (40), wife, and three children, including an Alex (4) are recorded all born Grangemouth.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:54 am    Post subject: Edward Gilbert GH Reply with quote

Edward Gilbert A/Cpl 9518 1st Gordon Highlanders b Kincardine, Clackman e Bo'ness Age 29 Died of Wounds F&F 07/03/1915 Son of Captain Gilbert, North Street, Grangemouth. Mother: Mary Ferguson. 1891 Census: Mercer Street, Tulliallan. Father Edward Rodger Gilbert. 1901 Census: Sailor Apprentice. Husband of Mrs Gilbert. Loker Churchyard Plot II Row C Grave 8 Glasgow Herald 15-3-15
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:24 pm    Post subject: Charles McWilliam Paterson Reply with quote

Charles McWilliam Paterson Pte 6316 7th Gordon Highlanders b Macduff e Stirling Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 14/11/1916 Grandsable Cemetery, Falkirk: Son of William & Helen Paterson (nee McKay). Occ: Employed with his brother in Lumsley St; as a fishmonger. Soldiers Effects: Mo: Helen, Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Y Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel Fr 1490 Row A Grave 41 Falkirk Herald 16-12-16 Page 6
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 2:26 pm    Post subject: Robert Jamieson Reply with quote

Robert Jamieson Pte S/3949 9th Gordon Highlanders b Grangemouth e Grangemouth Age 23 Killed in Action F&F 25/09/1915 (Battle of Loos). Soldiers Effects: Bro: John. Sis: Mrs Lizzie Faill. Son of the late James and Jane Millar Jamieson. Late 18 Forth St; Grangemouth. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Stirling Observer 23-9-16 Page 5
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:39 am    Post subject: William Smith GH Reply with quote

William Smith Private S/7571 8th/10th Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Grangemouth e Grangemouth Age 20 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 15/03/1917 Soldiers Effects: Mo: Janet. Fa: Thomas. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Faubourg D'Ameins Cemetery, Arras Fr 1182 Plot II Row G Grave 16 The Scotsman 18-04-17 P7: Grangemouth
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George Marshall Pte S/3936 9th Gordon Highlanders b Grangemouth e Grangemouth Age 40 Killed in Action F&F 25/09/1918 (Battle of Loos). Soldiers Effects: Father: William. Brother: William. Mother: Jessie. Also Brother Douglas. 1901 Census: b 1895? 28 Wallace St; Grangemouth. Father's Occ: Joiner & Builder. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Evening Times 29-10-15 Page 6 Grangemouth
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this might be the John Morrison on this memorial:
2 November 1918 Falkirk Herald
Mr Alex Morrison, gardener, Inch Cottage, Grangemouth has been notified that his eldest son Private John Morrison A&SH was killed in action in France last week. He was 25 years of age, by occupation a gardener in Stirling where his young widow and infant daughter reside. In the Army for four years he had been three times wounded.

His name also appears on the Stirling War Memorial/Roll of Honour (living at 22 Barn Road, Stirling). He was married to Mary Stewart, whose brother Duncan Stewart was killed on 6th August 1918.

MORRISON, J
Rank: Private
Service No: S/43033
Date of Death: 23/10/1918
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: II. F. 4.
Cemetery: MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY
Additional Information: Son of Alexander W. B. Morrison, of 51A, Oswald Avenue, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire; husband of Mary Stewart Morrison, of Barn Rd., Stirling.
Headstone inscription: son of A W B Morrison, Inch Cottages, Grangemouth, NB RIP

Surname MORRISON
Forename John
Rank Pte
Service number S/43033
Decoration
Place of birth
Date of death 23 October 1918
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 2nd Bn.
Name: John Morrison
Death Date: 23 Oct 1918
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Stirling
Rank: Private
Regiment: Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Regimental Number: S/43033
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Medal card theatre 1 France 14.7.15; k in a 23.10.18
Effects: widow Mary & child Janet
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