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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Strathclyde University Roll of Honour

https://www.strath.ac.uk/mec/rollofhonour/

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PTE. GEORGE W. V. BUCHANAN.

Named on the Jedburgh War Memorial in Roxburghshire as:

BUCHANAN, G.W.V. PTE. SC. RIFLS.
George William Buchanan age 18 Private (7106) 1/5th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
George had been educated at Rothesay Academy on Bute and at Shawlands Academy in Glasgow before attending The Royal Technical College (now Strathclyde University) and was an apprentice engineer when he enlisted in Glasgow at the outbreak of war. He was living with his family at 78 Prince Albert Street, Crosshill where his father was a teacher of physical training with the Glasgow School Board. George landed with his battalion at Le Havre in November 1914 but was killed three months later. He was buried in Rue-Marle Cemetery in La Chapelle-D'Armentieres but was re-interred in 1920.
Born 1897 in Jedburgh as George William Buchanan. Son of Colour Sergeant Thomas Buchanan, 7th KOSB, and of Janet (Oliver) Buchanan.
Killed in Action on 26 January 1915 and buried in Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Also named on the Glasgow Roll of Honour, on the Burgh of Rothesay War Memorial & Roll of Honour, on The Royal Technical College Roll of Honour and on the Shawlands Academy memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GUNNER WILLIAM J. LOWE, MOTOR MACHINE GUN SECTION.

Named on the Melrose War Memorial in Roxburghshire as:

GUNNER W.J. LOWE.
William James Lowe age 20 Gunner (1294) 15th Battery, Machine Gun Corps (Motors)
William was educated at Galashiels Academy, at George Watson's College in Edinburgh and he studied electrical engineering at the Royal Technical College in Glasgow (now the University of Strathclyde). He enlisted in May 1915, together with his brother Ion Alexander Lowe (1295) who had returned from Canada, and they landed in France as part of the 18th Division in July 1915. William was wounded at Nueve Chapelle and the brothers were both wounded at Levantie when a shell hit their dug-out. Ion survived but William died of his wounds.
Born 1896 in Morningside, Newington, Edinburgh. Son of James Robert and Agnes Straiton (Hall) Lowe of Ashville, Tweedmount Road, Melrose.
Died of Wounds on 22 December 1916 and buried in Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France.
Also named on the George Watson's College Memorial and Roll of Honour.

Ion Alexander Lowe, Gunner (1295) was born in 1892 in Peebles, Selkirkshire. He enlisted in May 1915, was discharged from the army in January 1918 due to illness and was awarded a Silver War Badge (302421)
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