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St Mary's Episcopal Church, Hamilton
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:48 pm    Post subject: St Mary's Episcopal Church, Hamilton Reply with quote

Location: Auchingramont Road, Hamilton.

IMG_2340 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

This used to be the Garrison Church for Hamilton Barracks, so there are a lot of memorials in this church. This one is the memorial for the congregation.

IMG_2327 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

Further in to the Church (the plaque is to the right of the door you enter) there is a Rood, which I am told (or rather I looked it up on the internet) is a cross erected at the entry to the chancel.

On either side are the following plaques:

IMG_2303 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr

IMG_2304 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRAITHWAITE, WILSON
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 415901
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 3rd Field Survey Coy
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 11/9/1918
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of John M. and Euphernia Braithwaite, of Woodhead, Neilsland, Hamilton.
Grave Reference: I A 2
Cemetery: Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BURKE, MA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Border Regiment, 5th Bn
Date of Death: 06/11/1917
Grave Reference: II B 4
Cemetery: Bleuet Farm Cemetery.

Aslo named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAIRD, JAMES ROBERT
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 23/04/1915
Additional information: Son of Maj. Lindsay Henryson Caird (late Border Regt.), Infantry Record Office, Hamilton, and the late Janet Laura Caird. A member of the Inns of Court O.T.C. when war broke out. Obtained commission in 3rd King's Own Scottish Borderers, 15th Aug., 1914. served with 2nd Bn. Highland Light Inf. in front of Ypres, Nov. 1914, to March, 1915.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 22.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and on an individual memorial at Kirkmabreck Parish Church, Creetown.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CRAIG, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: MS/1356
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps, MT 7th Ammunition Sub Park
Date of Death: 28/12/1916
Grave Reference: III D 26
Cemetery: Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUNCAN, JAMES CRAWFORD
Initials: JC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 240342
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 1t Bn
Date of Death: 25/11/1917
Panel Reference: Panel 68 to 70
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and on the memorial at St John's Parish Church, Hamilton.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HENDERSON-HAMILTON, CHARLES CAMPBEL
Initials: CC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 12th Bn attd 1st Bn, King's Own Scottish Borderers
Date of Death: 21/8/1915
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of the Rev. Charles Greenhill Henderson-Hamilton and Mary Campbell Hamilton, of Dalserf, Lanarkshire; husband of the late Ann Louisa Hardin Henderson Hamilton.
Panel Reference: Panel 93 to 98
Memorial: Helles Memorial

and his brother:

Name: HENDERSON-HAMILTON, JAMES CAMPBELL
Initials: JC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 9th Bn
Date of Death: 27/9/1915
Age: 31
Additional Information: Son of the Rev. Charles Greenhill Henderson-Hamilton, late Rector of St. Mary's, Hamilton; husband of Margaret Henderson-Hamilton. His brother Charles also fell.
Grave Reference: I G 8
Cemetery: Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRASER, HERBERT ROSS
Initials: HR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 17th Bn
Date of Death: 24/8/1916
Age: 33
Additional Information: Son of the late Alexander Duckworth Fraser, and of Zillah Fraser, of Edinburgh.
Grave Reference: Sp Mem B 4
Cemetery: Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and on the Glasgow School of Art Roll of Honour.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HART, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 43418
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 10th Bn
Date of Death: 28/3/1918
Panel Reference: Bay 6
Memorial: Arras Memorial.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KNIGHT, ERNEST ALBERT EDWARD
Initials: EAE
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Shoeing Smith
Service Number: T4/246756
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps, Base Horse Transport Depot
Date of Death: 30/12/1918
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Charles Richard and Mary Ann Knight, of "Oakbank," Windmill Rd., Hamilton.
Grave Reference: C 39
Cemetery: Deir El Belah War Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LECKENBY, REUBEN
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 12846
Regiment/ervice: 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
Date of Death: 1/4/1918
Panel Reference: Panel 2 and 3
Memorial: Pozieres Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACKIE, WALTER
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 51431
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 23/8/1918
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Margaret Blackstock Mackie, of "Elizaville", Crawford St., Motherwell.
Grave Reference: II B 4
Cemetery: Gomiecourt South Cemetery.

Note: SNWM states formerly 33191, Scottih Rifles.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MAIN, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 25617
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1st Bn
Date of Death: 19/7/1917
Panel Reference: Panel 22
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURRAY, CECIL JAMES CARRUTHERS
Initials: CJC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 6th Bn
Date of Death: 15/6/1915
Age: 37
Additional Information: Son of Francis and Elizabeth Murray, of "Belridden," Hamilton; husband of Margaret B. Murray, of Sefton Lodge, Hamilton.
Grave Reference: VI A 3
Cemetery: Brown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and Hamilton Grammar School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATRICK, DAVID BALFOUR
Initials: DB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 11th Bn, attd 28th Coy, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Date of Death: 18/7/1916
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of David Patrick and Christina Robertson Patrick, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Partner of Messrs. Moncrieff, Warren, Paterson & Co., Solicitors, Glasgow.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Also named on Hamilton Grammar School Memorial, on Hamilton Old Parish Church Memorial and Hamilton War Memorial.


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