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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2020 8:32 am    Post subject: Poloc Reply with quote

I am currently doing research on the Poloc war memorial as part of my research of war memorials at Scottish cricket clubs.

I have visited Poloc a couple of times as part of my role as a scorer for Heriot's cricket club.
Took pictures of the war memorial on my last visit.
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2020 8:50 am    Post subject: Puzzlers Reply with quote

I have tried to find some information of A M Greenwood but no joy. Having trouble pinning down his name and initial

Also the birth of Alexander J Brown
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2020 2:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Name: Alexander Mcmillan Greenwood
Birth Place: [1899] Leeds
Residence: Glasgow
Death Date: 18 Apr 1918
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Glasgow
Rank: L Corporal
Regiment: The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Battalion: 9th Battalion [1/9th Highlanders]
Regimental Number: 44182
Type of Casualty: Died

Comments: Formerly 2/10142, T.R. Bn. 56422, H.L.I.

CWGC
Lance Corporal
GREENWOOD, A M
Service Number 44182
Died 18/04/1918
Aged 19
9th Bn.
Royal Scots
Son of George and Catherine Greenwood, of 7, Millbrae Crescent, Langside, Glasgow. Born at Leeds.
[in 1901 George was a Traveller for Sewing Cotton in Leeds. He married Catherine MACMILLAN in Glasgow in 1896]
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2020 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Probate of Will:
Alexander Johnstone Brown the younger of Middleton Grange, Leeds, Lieutenant Seaforth Highlanders died 11 April 1918 in France on active service.
To Elizabeth Sharpe Brown spinster.

GLASGOW HIGH SCHOOL BIOGRAPHY
https://www.highschoolofglasgow.co.uk/media/812647/biographies-part-1.pdf

CAPTAIN ALEX. JoHNSTON BROWN, 10th Seaforth Highlanders. 11th April, 1918. Captain Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Brown, Middleton Grange, near Leeds, was born at Airdrie on 16th January, 1896. Leaving the High School in 1912, he was, till the outbreak of war, in the employment of Messrs. Love & Stewart, Ltd., Hope Street, Glasgow. On 2nd September, 1914, his brother Henry and he joined the Glasgow Highlanders, and .crossed with them to France in November. In October, 1915, he was badly gassed. For his work prior to that he was mentioned in Lord French's despatches, and recommended for a commission. He was gazetted to the Seaforths ; returned to France in August, 1916; was wounded in October; crossed again to France in July, 1917; and was again wounded, severely, in October. In March 1918, he went back to the front as a Lieutenant, and was shortly afterwards promoted Captain. Wounded near Vieille Chapelle on 9th April, he died at Etaples on the 11th.

Private 2402 1/9th Highland Light Infantry landed on 5 November 1914.
Commissioned 2nd Lt. Seaforths 23 November 1915.
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2020 3:36 pm    Post subject: Thanks Reply with quote

Thanks for the information
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