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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GALLIE, EDWARD ARCHIBALD
Initials: EA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 17th Bn, "D" Coy
Date of Death: 1/7/1916
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Edward and Jessie G. Gallie, of 7, Westbourne Terrace, Kelvinside, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: IV F 1
Cemetery: Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille.

Also named on memorials at Kelvinside Academy, Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church and Cargilfield Prep School.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MYLES, JOHN ADAM WHITSON DOUGLAS
Initials: JAWD
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 7th Bn, attd King's African Rifles
Date of Death: 29/5/1918
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Adam Whitson Myles (Town Clerk, Glasgow), and Hannah Thompson Myles, of Yatesfield, Rochester, Northumberland. Born at Forfar.
Grave Reference: 53
Cemetery: Mangochi Town Cemetery.

Also named on Kelvinside Academy War Memorial and in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel. A short biographical note about Captain Myles can be seen on the University's Roll of Honour: https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=4007
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PRENTICE, JOHN ROBERT
Initials: JR
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 4th Bn, attd 1st/8th Bn
Date of Death: 17/04/1918
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of John Robert and Annie Carmichael Shankland Prentice, of Ardlea, Kelvinside, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: V A 57
Cemetery: Longueness (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

Also named on Kelvinside Academy and Hyndland Parish Church War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TAYLOR, JOSEPH MACINTYRE
Initials: JM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 24/10/1918
Age: 21
Additional Information: Only son of J. M. Taylor, of Linburn, Shandon, Dumbartonshire. Four times wounded. Also served in Salonika and was on active service from Dec., 1914 till killed.
Panel Reference: Panel 10
Memorial: Vis-En-Artois Memorial.

Also named on Kelvinside Academy War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CONN, JAMES FULLARTON CALDWELL
Initials: JFC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 7th Bn
Date of Death: 1/5/1917
Age: 25
Additional Information: Only son of the Rev. Joseph Conn, B.D., and Christina Conn, of The Manse, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire.
Grave Reference: III D 3
Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery.

Also named on memorials at Cargilfield Prep School, Tillicoultry and Tillicoultry Parish Church where there is also a memorial window dedicated to him: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-post-90076.html
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MITCHELL, JH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots, 17th Bn
Date of Death: 26/10/1917
Grave Reference: VII A 44
Cemetery: Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

Also named on memorials at Cargilfield Prep School, Edinburgh University and Colinton.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, LEWIS
Initials: L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 03/11/1914
Age: 31
Additional information: Son of James and Agnes Rae Robertson, of 7, Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh. Scottish Rugby International.
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 4.
Cemetery: Ypres Reservoir Cemetery.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School War Memorial and the Scottish Rugby Union Memorial Arch.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 07, 2021 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ADAMS, NORMAN VERE MAXWELL
Initials: NVM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Service Number: 129156
Regiment/Service: The Glider Pilot Regiment, AAC
Date of Death: 18/11/1944
Age: 27
Additional Information: Son of Dr. Daniel Vere Maxwell Adams and Edith Anne Maxwell Adams; husband of Hilda Mary Maxwell Adams, of Hunstanton, Norfolk.
Panel Reference: Panel 8
Memorial: Groesbeek Memorial.

Also named on Lanark and Cargilfield Prep School War Memorials.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 07, 2021 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: AIRD-SMITH, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: Indian
Rank: Brigadier
Regiment/Service: 6th Rajputana Rifles, 4th Bn, and Commands and Staff General Staff
Awards: Twice Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 17/2/1942
Age: 49
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Janet Aird-Smith; husband of Dorothy Edith Aird-Smith, of Langport, Somerset.
Panel Reference: Column 144
Memorial: Singapore Memorial.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CRAIG, ROBERT WILLIAM
Initials: RW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Service Number: 66397
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 54 (9th Bn. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Lt. A.A. Regt.
Date of Death: 29/5/1940
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of John W. L. and Eleanor M. Craig; husband of Lorna Marjorie Hunter Craig, of Darlington, Co. Durham.
Grave Reference: Plot 2. Row A. Grave 5.
Cemetery: De Panne Communal Cemetery.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School War Memorial and in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GUNN, ALASTAIR DUNN MACKINTOSH
Initials: ADM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Service Number: 60340
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Awards: Twice Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 6/4/1944
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of James Turner Gunn, F.R.C.S., M.B., Ch.B., and Adelaide Lucy Frances Gunn, of Auchterarder, Perthshire.
Grave Reference: 8 D 7
Cemetery: Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

Sandy Gunn was a Supermarine Spitfire photo reconnaissance pilot who was taken prisoner after his plane was shot down. Gunn took part in the "Great Escape" from Stalag Luft III in March 1944, and was one of the men re-captured and subsequently executed by the Gestapo.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School and Auchterarder War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACQUEEN, NORMAN CARTER
Initials: NC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Service Number: 86689
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 249 Sqdn
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross
Date of Death: 4/5/1942
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Dr. J. G. Macqueen, and Mrs. Macqueen, of Rhyl, Flintshire.
Grave Reference: Prot. Sec. (Officers'). Plot E. Coll. grave 2.
Cemetery: Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

There is a short item about Flt Lt MacQueen on the BBC website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/north_east/8623165.stm.

Also named on Cargilfield Prep School War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACLEAN, WILLIAM ARCHIBALD
Initials: WA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 1st Bn
Date of Death: 12/3/1915
Age: 28
Additional Information: Son of the Revd. E. and Margaret Maclean, of 52, Southbrae Drive, Jordanhill, Glasgow.
Memorial: Sp Mem 21, Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy.

Also named on Hillhead High School War Memorial and in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel.
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PostPosted: Sat May 08, 2021 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WILLIAMSON, STEPHEN DE THIERRY
Initials: SDT
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 10/3/1918
Age: 18
Additional Information: Son of Stephen Williamson.
Grave Reference: VII J 19
Cemetery: Brown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert.

Also named on Hillhead High School War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2022 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the North Berwick War Memorial in East Lothian as:

R. DE H. M. MILLER, 2nd LT
Reginald de Hochepied Marillier Miller age 19 Second Lieutenant, 3rd Garrison Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers attached to the 14th Battalion
Known to the family as Rex, he was educated at Fettes College in Edinburgh. He enlisted as Private (61339) in the Northumberlad Fusiliers and was commissioned in September 1918. He died in the 18th Corps Main Dressing Station on wounds received at Vendegies au Bois.
Born 1899 in Copford, Lexden, Essex. Son of Charles Marillier Miller and Helen Louisa Mary (de Hochepied- Larpent) Miller, of Bramerton, North Berwick.
Died of Wounds 27 October 1918 and buried in Maurois Communal Cemetery, France.

Note: CWGC records him as having been awarded a Military Medal but I cannot find any confirmation of this.

His brother Ralph Marillier Miller age 20 Second Lieutenant, 25th (Reserve) Battalion, Manchester Regiment attached to the 17th Battalion is also named on the North Berwick Memorial.
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