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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILSON, GH
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Driver
Service Number: 311969
Regiment/Service: Canadian Field Artillery, 3rd Div Ammunition Col
Date of Death: 11/12/1916
Grave Reference: I H 13
Cemetery: Louez Military Cemetery, Duisans.

Note: Attestation Papers state born Douglas.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WOOD, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 310109
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 7th Bn
Date of Death: 26/3/1918
Panel Reference: Bay 6
Memorial: Arras Memorial.

Note: SNWM states formerly 6554 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.

Also named on Douglas Primary School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BANNATYNE, HUGH
Initias: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: 1374377
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 19/6/1943
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of Hugh and Jeanie Renwick Bannatyne, of Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 171
Memorial: Runnymede Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BARBOUR, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 1901530
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 237 Field Coy
Date of Death: 12/11/1943
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Daniel Barbour and of Agnes Barbour (nee Campbell); husband of Agnes McA. C. Barbour, of Larkhall, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: Coll Grave V A 15-18
Cemetery: Sangro River War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACKWOOD, THOMAS ERNEST
Initials: TE
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Bombardier
Service Number: 947969
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 8 Medium Regt
Date of Death: 13/5/1944
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Peter and Mabel Eleanor Blackwood, of Douglas West, Lanarkshire. Dux Gold Medallist of Lanark Grammar School,1936.
Grave Reference: 7 M 17
Cemetery: Imphal War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRUCE, ANDREW WILLIAM
Initials: AW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 2698452
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards, 1st Bn, HQ Coy
Date of Death: 30/1/1944
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of William and Jessie H. Bruce, of Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: III X 11
Cemetery: Anzio War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRYSON, WILLIAM ARMIT
Initials: WA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Flight Engineer)
Service Number: 1567478
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 77 Sqdn
Date of Death: 3/10/1943
Grave Reference: Coll grave 1 H 9-11
Cemetery: Hanover War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CARROLL, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Service Number: T/121336
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps, 7 Res MT Coy
Date of Death: 17/6/1940
Age: 21
Additional Information: Nephew of Patrick and Catherine Carroll, of Thornhill, Dumfriesshire.
Panel Reference: Column 135
Memorial: Dunkirk Memorial.

Also named on Closeburn and Keir Parish War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Service Number: 164158
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 17/11/1944
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of George L. Davidson, and Anne Craig Davidson, of Douglas Water.
Grave Reference: Grave 757
Cemetery: Douglas (Gateside) Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GEDRIM, JOHN MILLAR
Initials: JM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service Number: 2696770
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Date of Death: 6/8/1944
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Henry and Isobel Gedrim; husband of Gowans Nelson Gedrim, of Rigside, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: XX D 18
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GILL, RONALD WILLIAM
Initials: RW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, SS Napier Star (London)
Date of Death: 18/12/1940
Age: 41
Additional Information: Son of George and Catherine Gill; husband of Helen Marion Allison Gill, of Paisley, Renfrewshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 71
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial.

Note: SS Napier Star was sunk by U 100, 321 miles off Rockall. The master, 58 crew members and 12 passengers were lost. (Source: uboat.net)
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Name: GOLD, JAMES HENRY
Initials: JH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 979906
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 21/10/1944
Age: 29
Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Ann Kepple Gold; husband of Christina Naysmith Gold, of Brucefield, Fife.
Grave Reference: Panel 2
Cemetery: Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRANT, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, SS Egyptian (Liverpool)
Date of Death: 6/3/1943
Age: 29
Additional Information: Son of Gavin Grant, and of Rebecca Grant, of Morpeth, Northumberland.
Panel Reference: Panel 37
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial.

SNWM states born Douglas.

SS Egyptian formed part of convoy SC 121 from New York to London when she was torpedoed by U 230 400 miles SSE of Cape Farewell. 35 crew and 9 gunners were lost. (Source: wrecksite.eu)
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HARLEY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Signalman
Service Number: 2356511
Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals, 50th Div Sigs
Date of Death: 30/1/1942
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of William and Jessie Harley; husband of Jean Harley, of Douglas, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: Q7
Cemetery: Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DOUGLAS-HOME, GEORGE COSPATRICK
Initials: GC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer
Service Number: 126996
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 14/6/1943
Additional Information: Son of Charles Archibald Cospatrick Douglas-Home, K.T., 13th Earl of Home, and Lilian, Countess of Home, of Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland.
Panel Reference: Panel 2, Column 2
Memorial: Ottowa Memorial.

Also named on Coldstream War Memorial and St Mary's & All Souls Church, Coldstream Memorial.
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