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PostPosted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURPHY
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 1st Garr. Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Secondary Unit Text: formerly
Age: 47
Date of Death: 07/02/1920
Service No: 76273
Additional information: Husband of Martha Bradley Murphy, of 258, Cambusnethan St., Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Previously served 12 years in Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Served in the South African Campaign. Born at Coleraine, Co. Londonderry.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 2761.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: NEIL
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 06/11/1918
Service No: 63434
Additional information: Son of Mrs. J. Neil, of I, Haldane St., Whiteinch, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 570.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY


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Name: NORTON, ROBERT CRAWFORD
Initials: R C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 278 Field Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 21/12/1941
Service No: 2584731
Additional information: Son of James and Elizabeth Osborne Norton, of Motherwell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 2335.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: O'NEILL, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Age: 48
Date of Death: 02/01/1941
Service No: 3260481
Additional information: Husband of Clara O'Neill, of Wishaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 531.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: ORR, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Age: 39
Date of Death: 17/01/1946
Service No: 3136978
Additional information: Son of Robert and Helen Whitefield Orr, of Wishaw: husband of Mary Orr, of Wishaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 3395.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY



A further visit in 2014 showed that the condition of this stone had deteriorated since my initial visit:

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Name: POLLOCK
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: trans to (421085)
Age: 44
Date of Death: 14/01/1919
Service No: 7831
Additional information: Son of William and Agnes Pollock; husband of Alison McNeill Pollock, of 76, Maukenfauld Rd., Tollcross, Glasgow. Born at Musselburgh, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 317.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: QUINN, HUGH MCCLUSKIE
Initials: H M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: H.Q. 88 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 22/02/1942
Service No: 1808813
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Quinn; husband of Margaret Quinn, of Newmains.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 340.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: RATTRAY, PETER WYPER
Initials: P W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 578 Sqdn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 18/11/1944
Service No: 1521088
Additional information: Son of Peter Wyper Rattray and Helen Fraser Rattray, of Newmains.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 882.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: REVELL, CEDRIC ARNOLD
Initials: C A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Age: 31
Date of Death: 21/12/1947
Service No: 4913428
Additional information: Son of Florence Revell; husband of Helen Baxter Revell, of Newmains.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 2611.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RITCHIE, JOHN FISHER SMITH
Initials: J F S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 16/09/1942
Service No: 1365387
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Garvie Ritchie, of Wishaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 1963.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

On my first visit I found that this stone had been toppled. Fortunately it was on its back so the inscription can still be read.




A follow-up visit some years later showed that it had been place upright, but that this had made the inscription much harder to read.


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Name: ROBERTSON, ROBERT FORREST
Initials: R F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 49 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 28/10/1940
Service No: 751021
Additional information: Son of James A. Robertson and Isabella N. F. Robertson, of Netherton, Wishaw.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 577.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

Another toppled stone.


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Name: ROLLINS, WALLACE
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Victory."
Age: 18
Date of Death: 10/09/1918
Service No: K/52690
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Rollins, of 81, Young St., Wishaw, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 196.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: SMITH
Initials: A
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 43rd Bn.
Age: 44
Date of Death: 02/07/1916
Service No: 153299
Additional information: Son of the late Alexander and Isabella Smith; husband of Agnes Smith, of 9, Binnie Park, Glasgow, Scotland. Born at Newmains, Wishaw, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 5.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: SMITH, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Motor Mechanic
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.M.L. "No. 62."
Age: 38
Date of Death: 12/02/1919
Service No: MB/1383
Additional information: Husband of Margaret Jane Smith, of 9, Quarry St., Wishaw, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 1838.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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Name: SMITH, JAMES MCDONALD MCLACHLAN
Initials: J M M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman (Pilot U/T)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 13/03/1942
Service No: 656925
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 763.
Cemetery: CAMBUSNETHAN CEMETERY

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