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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PAGAN, GAVIN LANG
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 15th Bn
Date of Death: 28/4/1917
Panel Reference: Bay 1 and 2
Memorial: Arras Memorial.

Gavin Pagan also appears on six more memorials (that I can find) in Scotland. They are: the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel; the Scottish Ministers, Probationers and Divinity Students memorial in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh; Largs St Columba's church memorial; an Individual Memorial to him at Largs St Columba's Church; on Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society Memorial; and in St George's Church, Edinburgh.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATON, WALTER
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 4961
Regiment/Service: 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
Date of Death: 4/9/1914
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Agnes Paton of 11, Hall St., Blantyre, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: 1 B 39
Cemetery: Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:47 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 War Memorial, Hamilton Old Parish Church Memorial and St Mary's Episcopal Church, Hamilton Memorial.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: POLLOCK, DANIEL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Army Veterinary Corps
Date of Death: 15/4/1917
Memorial: Mikra Memorial.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and Hamilton West Parish Church Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PUGH, FREDERICK HAMILTON
Initials: FH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 6945
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Scottish), 1st/4th Bn
Date of Death: 28/7/1916
Age: 24
Additional information: Son of Frederick Pugh, of "Ashlea," Windmill Rd., Hamilton, and the late Florence Pugh. Graduate of Glasgow University.
Grave Reference: I J 11
Cemetery: Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial, St Mary's Episcopal Church, Hamilton Memorial and in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PURDIE, J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Service Number: 28921
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry, 16th Bn
Date of Death: 8/5/1915
Panel Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RANKIN, WILLIAM ALMA
Initials: WA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/13087
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 8th Bn, "C"Coy
Date of Death: 3/5/1917
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of William Alma Rankin and Isabella Helen Rankin, of 4, Regent St., Hamilton.
Grave Reference: I B 20
Cemetery: St Nicolas British Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and Hamilton Old Parish Church Memorial.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, JA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: Clyde Z/7241
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Howe Bn. R.N. Div.
Date of Death: 5/11/1917
Age: 37
Additional Information: Son of James and Jessie Robertson, of Westmont, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: P III L 2A
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, NORMAN MACLEOD
Initials: NM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps, 60th Sqdn and Royal Field Artillery
Date of Death: 17/10/1916
Age: 29
Additional Information: Son of R. T. C. Robertson, M.B., L.R.C.S. (Edin.), V.D., J.P., and Jessie Maxwell Robertson, of Lynnholm, Hamilton.
Grave Reference: III K 43
Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery.

Also Named on Hamilton War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SCOTT, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 44168
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 7th/8th Bn
Date of Death: 23/7/1918
Age: 23
additional Information: Son of Elizabeth Scott, of Lee Place, Thorniewood, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, and the late Alexander Scott.
Grave Reference: II B 4
Cemetery: Buzancy Military Cemetery.

Note: SNWM states formerly 1496 Lanark Yeomanry.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHAW, THOMAS HENRY
Initials: TH
Nationality: South African
Regiment/Service: Mounted Commandos, S.A. Forces, Celliers Commando
Date of Death: 6/12/1914
Grave Reference: 1628
Cemetery: Hennenman (Eden) Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mike - There's a bit of detail on Shaw in the various photos here:
http://www.southafricawargraves.org/search/details.php?id=22888
including that his Next of kin, Mrs. M. D. Shaw, of Berkwood, Kirkmuirhill, Scotland (near Lesmahagow?)
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Ken, I was rather intrigued with this one viz the unit he served with and that he died in Southern Africa, a part of the Great War conflict we hear little about.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SIM, JAMES ROBERTSON GAULD
Initials: JRG
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 3rd Bn
Date of Death: 5/6/1917
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of William Sim and Isabella Garden Gauld Sim, of Whinknowe, Dalserf, Ashgill, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: IV H 8
Cemetery: Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras.

and his brother:

Name: SIM, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 6th Bn attd 6th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of Isabella Garden Sim, of Whinknowe, Dalserf, Lanarkshire and the late William Sim.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 4D
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Both are also named on Dalserf War Memorial and the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SMITH, LAIDLAW ALEXANDER
Initials: LA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 1510
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st Bn, "A" Coy
Date of Death: 8/11/1914
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of Alexander Laidlaw Smith and Christina Smith, of "Caimgryffe," Park Rd., Hamilton.
Panel Reference: Panel 8 and 12
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Also named on Hamilton War Memorial and Hamilton Old Parish Church Memorial.


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