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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LUSK, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), Adjt. 1st/6th Bn
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 28/12/1915
Age: 37
Additional Information: Croix de Chevalier, Legion D'Honneur. Mentioned in Despatches. Son of John and Jessie Colville Lusk. B.A.(Cantab.). Staff Captain, Scottish Rifle Bde. (T.F.), Falkirk, Scotland, 1914-15.
Grave Reference: VI A 1
Cemetery: St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.

James Lusk was a director at David Colville & Son, his grandfather's steel company, and is named on the Company's war memorial as well as on the East United Free Church memorial in Strathaven.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LYON, FRANCIS ANDREW
Initials: FA
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Service Number: 7570
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, AIF, 11th Bn
Date of Death: 29/6/1918
Age: 33
Additional Information: Son of Marion and the late Andrew Wallace Lyon; husband of Freda L. C. Lyon, of "Strathaven," McPherson St., Nhill, Victoria, Australia.
Grave Reference: V C 21
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

Also named on Avendale Old Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCARTHUR, G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 8487
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 1st Bn
Date of Death: 25/11/1914
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of Gilbert McArthur; husband of Maggie McNair McArthur, of 51, Castle St., Strathaven, Lanarkshire. Born at Bowmore, Isle of Islay.
Grave Reference: N 172715
Cemetery: Brompton Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MARTIN, GAVIN
Initials: G
Nationality: South African
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: S/1276
Regiment/Service: South African Service Corps, Supplies
Date of Death: 21/8/1918
Age: 53
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Martin, of Strathaven, Scotland; husband of Lucy C. Martin (nee Fletcher), of 3, South Hill Park, Hampstead, London, England.
Grave Reference: NC 4629
Cemetery: Johannesburg (Brixton) Cemetery.

Also named on West Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MARTIN, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Private
Service Number: 8/3701
Regiment/Service: Otage Regiment, NZEF, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 15/9/1916
Grave Reference: VIII G 18
Cemetery: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval.

SNWM states born Strathaven.

Also named on East United Free Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MATHERS, RICHARD
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/6759
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 9th Bn
Date of Death: 31/7/1917
Panel Reference: Panel 37
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCCALLUM, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 1946
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 6th Bn
Date of Death: 22/8/1916
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 4D
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCCALLUM, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 273024
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 12th Bn
Date of Death: 25/3/1918
Panel Reference: Panel 13 and 14.

SNWM states formerly 1928 Lanarkshire Yeomanry.

Also named on Strathaven Academy Memorial and Avendale Old Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCKAY, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 10069
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 1/8/1919
Grave Reference: H6
Cemetery: Strathaven Cemetery.

Also named on East United Free Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCLAUGHLAN, J
Nationality: South African
Rank: Private
Service Number: 11568
Regiment/Service: East African Unattached List
Date of Death: 4/2/1918
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Robert McLaughlan, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Grave Reference: 2 E 10
Cemetery: Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McMATH, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service No: S/3630
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of John and Catherine McMath, of Westlinbank, Strathaven, Lanarkshire
Panel Reference: Panel 78 to 83.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL


Also named on Drumclog Memorial Church, Strathaven.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACMILLAN, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 14531
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 16th Bn
Date of Death: 1/7/1916
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of the late Angus and Catherine Macmillan.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Also named on Rankin Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MCRORIE, JAMES A. R.
Initials: JAR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/11591
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 5th Bn
Date of Death: 3/5/1917
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of the Rev. James McRorie and Margaret B. Kemp McRorie, of West Manse, Strathaven, Lanarkshire. Graduated L.D.S., 1914. Enlisted Sept., 1914.
Panel Reference: Bay 9
Memorial: Arras Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven Academy Memorial and West Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MITCHELL, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/11410
Cameron Highlanders, 5th Bn
Date of Death: 25/9/1915
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of John Mitchell, of Hookhead Cottage, Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 119 to 124
Memorial: Loos Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven Academy Memorial and at Drumclog Memorial Kirk.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MORTON, ALEXANDER ARCHIBALD
Initials: AA
Nationality: South African
Service Number: 5430
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry, 4th Regt
Date of Death: 16/7/1916
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Morton, of 93, River St., Sunnyside, Pretoria, Transvaal.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 4C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

and his brother:

Name: MORTON, JAMES MARTIN
Initials: JM
Nationality: South African
Service Number: 5431
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry, 4th Regt, "D" Coy
Date of Death: 12/10/1916
Age: 18
Additional Information: Son of William Scott Morton and Jane Scott Morton, of 93, River St., Sunnyside, Pretoria, South Africa. Native of Pietermaritzburg, Natal.
Grave Reference: VIII J 11
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery.

Both are also named on Rankin Parish Church, Strathaven Memorial.
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