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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WHYTE, MATTHEW
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Army in Burma Reserve of Officers, attd. 204 Chinese Mission
Date of Death: 10/5/1942
Age: 36
Panel Reference: Face 111
Memorial: Rangoon Memorial
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Name: WILSON, WILLIAM MEIKLEM
Initials: WM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: 1055469
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 8/12/1941
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Margaret Johnstone Wilson, of Paisley, Renfrewshire.
Grave Reference: Coll. grave 4. C. 12-16.
Grave Reference: Taiping War Cemetery.
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Name: WRIGHT, ALEXANDER JOHN RODGER
Initials: AJR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Service Number: 377629
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 99 Lt. A.A. Regt
Date of Death: 14/4/1945
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Daniel and Winifred Elizabeth Wright, of Paisley, Renfrewshire.
Grave Reference: III B 1
Cemetery: Argenta Gap War Cemetery.

Also named on the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel.
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Name: YOUNG, DAVID STRACHAN
Initials: DS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Service Number: 259147
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Date of Death: 18/7/1945
Age: 34
Additional Information: Son of David and Bethia Strachan Young, of Paisley, Renfrewshire; husband of Elsie Dorothea Young, of Paisley.
Grave Reference: VII A 26
Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery.
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Name: CUNNINGHAM, ALEXANDER MITCHELL
Initials: AM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Greaser
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, SS Shirvan (London)
Date of Death: 10/11/1944
Age: 28
Additional Information: Son of Angus Mackay Cunningham and Jessie Cunningham, of Glasgow.
Panel Reference: Panel 96
Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial.
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Name: SCOTT, GILBERT
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 5190
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Awards: Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal
Date of Death: 25/9/1917
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. J. Scott, of 40, Millar Place, Stirling, and the late Maj. J. J. Scott (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders).
Panel Reference: Pane 141 to 143
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

London Gazette 24/7/1917

5190 L./Cpl. G. Scott, Arg. .and Suth'd
"Highrs.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to
duty. This man was one of an isolated group
which was surrounded by the enemy. The
splendid example shown by him during a
very trying time was of the greatest assistance in holding the position and finally dispersing the enemy.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that Ken.

The names I still need to find are listed below. Hopefully I can track them down.

WW1

Cpl. A. Cuthbertson 6th Camerons
Engineer William Lewis R.N.V.R.
Pte. John F. McGregor 8th A. & S.H.
Gunner James Ross R.F.A.
Sapper George G. Stewart R.E.
Capt. Angus Urquhart 16th Worcester Regiment

WW2

Cpl. Charles Gilmour R.E.
Flt/Lieut. Ian Ireland R.A.F.
Flt/Sgt. James Law R.A.F.
Sgt. David Lister R.A.F.V.R.
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