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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:47 am    Post subject: James Dickson BW Reply with quote

James Dickson L/cpl 315603 13th Black Watch (Scottish Horse) b Sauchie, Clackmannan e Aberdeen Age 27 Killed in Action F & F 03/10/1918 Son of Peter & Euphemia Dickon, 43 Paton St; Alloa. Formerly 5053 Scottish Horse. Unicorn Cemetery, Vend'Huile Fr 0212 Plot IV Row E Grave 02 The Scotsman 13-11-18 P8: Alloa
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Private A.Gourlay S/N 4360 1st/7th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders died 15 Nov 1916, aged 19.

Son of Robert Gourlay 52 Hill Street, Alloa

Buried at Mailly Wood Cemetery, France - Section I, Row K, Grave 16
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Pte.William Cassidy S/275565 1/7th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders died on 23 April 1917 and is buried at Roeux British Cemetery, Sp.M. B7

Born in Alloa on 13 Aug 1891 to parents Alexander Cassidy and Margaret Cassidy ms Reid, residing at 10 Park Lane, Alloa where they were informed of his death.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:29 am    Post subject: William Harrison Reply with quote

Private William Harrison S/N 7220 2nd Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who embarked from Southampton bound for France on 10 Aug 1914. He was wounded by shrapnel at Bussy, France on 25 Aug 1914 and died 26 Aug 1914.
Commemorated on La Ferte Memorial, Stone No. 27A.
He was born 6 Dec 1881 at Alloa to parents Herbert Harrison and Janet Paterson, residents of Izatt Street, Alloa.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:16 am    Post subject: David Anderson Reply with quote

Although not listed on the Alloa War Memorial, David Anderson was born on 5 March 1897 at Hill Street, Alloa to parents George Anderson and Agnes Anderson ms Blair.

The family emigrated to Canada and David enlisted with 1st Central Ontario Regiment, 95th Bn. C Coy. serving as Pte. Davie Anderson 201528, on 11 November 1915.

He landed in England on 8 June 1916 on board SS Olympic and was transferred to 3rd Bn. Canadian Infantry on 21 Sept 1916. Served in the field from 27 Sept 1916 until he was killed in action on 3 May 1917 at Vimy.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:32 pm    Post subject: WW1 John Wilkie White Reply with quote

WW1 Pte. John Wilkie White

10th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders S/2056

Died of wounds 17 Oct 1915 aged 28.

Husband of Isabella White ms Taylor, 19 North Castle Street, Alloa.

Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery No.6 in Plot 1; Row B; Grave 17A

Inscription on headstone: "FROM MEMORY 'S PAGE TIME CANNOT BLOT THESE LITTLE WORDS FORGET ME NOT"
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Private
WATT, P
Service Number 40216

Died 9 April 1917 aged 20

11th Bn.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Son of the late William and Jane Watt, of Alloa, Clackmannanshire.
(Copied from CWGC website)

Buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France - Section XVII; Row G; Grave 14

Inscription: "UNTIL THE DAY BREAKS AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:21 pm    Post subject: John Hodge Masterton Reply with quote

974468 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Aircraftman 1st Class, John Hodge Masterton
John was born in 1917 at Alloa to parents James Masterton and Elizabeth Masterton ms Hodge.
He was lost at sea on 5 July 1941 when onboard "SS Anselm" which was torpedoed and sank in mid-Atlantic by German submarine U- 96.
Commemorated at Runnymede Memorial, Panel 57.
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