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jvmblair



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:37 am    Post subject: Found in Giffnock Orchardhill Parish Church cupboard Reply with quote

Hi there, wondered if you can help.

Our office staff were clearing out a cupboard and they found a WW I medal - think it was the 'general service' medal. The details inscribed on the rim were 103438 Piper H G Robinson RAMC.

Can we find out any details of this individual ?

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Jim Blair
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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jim - I've reposted this in the Q&R section so that more folks might see it.
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jvmblair



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HI Ken,

Much obliged

Jim
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stuartn



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:30 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

This cenotaph is now WMR record 76145
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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LEED, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 209th Sqdn; and 1st/2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment
Date of Death: 12/8/1918
Age: 20
Additional Information: formerly 10th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders. Son of Robert Leed, of 12, Tremaine Rd., Giffnock, Glasgow.
Memorial: Arras Flying Services Memorial.

Also named on Allan Glen's School Roll of Honour and Orchardhill Parish Church (Giffnock) War Memorial.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACGREGOR, JAMES STEWART
Initials: JS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 30282
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 4th Signal Coy
Date of Death: 6/4/1915
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Thomas Cleland Macgregor and Mary Cross Macgregor, of Overdale, Giffnock, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: III D 2
Cemetery: Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension.

Also named on Allan Glen's School Roll of Honour.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MUNRO, FRED ROSS
Initials: FR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 7th Bn. attd. 15th Bn.
Date of Death: 18/11/1916
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Also named on Allan Glen's School Roll of Honour and Giffnock South Parish Church Memorial.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SCOTT, ROBERT SHIRLEY
Initials: RS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/25884
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 4th Bn
Date of Death: 21/3/1918
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of A. Maclean Scott, of 6, Park Rd., Giffnock, Glasgow.
Panel Reference: Bay 8
Memorial: Arras Memorial.

Also named on Allan Glen's School Roll of Honour and Orchardhill Parish Church, Giffnock War Memorial.
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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COOPER, JOHN DOUGLAS LAING
Initials: JDL
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 971470
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 17/9/1940
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of James D. Cooper and Robina M. Cooper of Giffnock, Renfrewshire.
Grave Reference: Row 1, Grave 5
Cemetery: Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard.

Also named on the Allan Glen's School Roll of Honour.
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