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pwl1951



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:53 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Unfortunately as I am now living in England, I am unable to do anything with regard to this post.
The Tullibody History Group have just had a new plaque unveiled at the old War Memorial Park.
It would be nice if someone could take details and perhaps post a photo.
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pwl1951



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:02 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

I have uncovered a photo of the two new plaques which were posted on Facebook by the Tullibody History Group and courtesy of Alloa Advertiser newspaper.
The details as seen on plaque 1:
THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOREVER
1914 - 1918
L/Cpl Alex C Adams 10th A&SH
Gnr Patrick D Alexander RGA
Pte John Anderson 14th A&SH
Pte David Bain 1st C. Div.
Pte David Croy 1st 9th M Regt.
Sgt Andrew Chalmers MM 7th A&SH
L/Cpl James Chalmers 2nd A&SH
Gdsman William W Ewing SG
Pte Alex Farquharson 11th A&SH
Pte John Glancy 7th C H
Pte Alex M Goodall 2nd A&SH
Pte James Hogg 7th A&SH
Pte David Irvine 7th A&SH
Pte Robert Johnstone 10th A&SH
Pte John Lawson 11th A&SH
Sgt James Little RGA
Pte James McFarlane 2nd R S
L/Cpl Henry Mitchell 15 Btn. R S
Pte Thomas Mitchell 3rd S H
Sgt John Murray 3rd A&SH
Pte Robert Murray 10th A&SH

and continued on 2nd plaque:

Pte John S Robertson 11th A&SH
Pte Thomas Robertson 12th A&SH
Sgt Thomas Starkey M G Corps
Capt Robert R Tullis 7th A&SH
Lt John Walker 7th A&SH
Drv James Wilson RFA

1939 - 1945
Stkr William K Davidson RN
Lt Angus N Douglas Q O C H
L/Cpl William Drummond RAF
Fireman Robert C Fowell MN
Gnr John Fraser RA
Pte Victor Glass BW
Cpl John Hall GH
Sgt Andrew Hamilton A&SH
Sgt William McCartney RAF
L/Cpl John McMeekin RSF
Sgnl Thomas Nugent RCOS 18th Div.
Sgt Peter Peden P Regt. AAC
Sgt John R Rennie A&SH
Pte Thomas Rooney SH
Sgt Ernest A Semple A&SH
Pte James Ure KOSB


I have a copy of the photo if someone could put it on here for me.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:38 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Serjeant John Rennie, 2985373, 7th Bn A & SH, 1st Aug 1943, age 24, son of George Rennie and Jessie Rennie nee Fyall and husband of Margaret Rennie of Alva.
Buried at Catania War Cemetery, Sicily in Plot 3, Row G, Grave 21
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:25 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Pte James Ure, 14637319, King`s Own Scottish Borderers, died aged 19 on 20 Sept 1944. Son of James and Mary Ure of Tullibody.
Buried at Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery Plot 17, Row A, Grave 6
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:33 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Serjeant Ernest Armstrong Semple, 2983905, 7/10th A & SH. died 24 October 1942. Son of John P and Anna Armstrong Semple of Tullibody.
Buried at El Alamein War Cemetery, Plot 24, Row E, Grave 13
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:39 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Pte. Thomas Rooney, 3251333, Seaforth Highlanders died 14 July 1943, aged 28. Son of Thomas and Kathrine Christie Rooney, husband of Mary Rooney of Tullibody.
Buried at Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily. Plot 6, Row G, Grave 12
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:45 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Serjeant Peter Peden, 2927435, 5th (Scottish) Bn. The Parachute Regiment,
AAC died 29 April 1944, aged 36.
Son of Adam and Margaret Peden of Tullibody.
Buried at Cassino War Cemetery, Italy. Plot 12, Row J, Grave 3.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:51 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Signalman Thomas Nugent, 2583978, 18th Div.Sigs., Royal Corps of Signals died 25 Jan 1942, aged 20.
Son of Thomas and Marion Nugent.
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Column 44.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:00 pm    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

From CWGC site:
Corporal John Alexander McMeekin, 991018, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve died 5 September 1946 aged 31.
Son of John Alexander and Prudence McMeekin, husband of Anne Fyfe McMeekin of Tullibody.
Buried at Tullibody Cemetery, Clackmannanshire, Section E, Grave 245.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:48 am    Post subject: Re: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

pwl1951 wrote:
Pte James Ure, 14637319, King`s Own Scottish Borderers, died aged 19 on 20 Sept 1944. Son of James and Mary Ure of Tullibody.
Buried at Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery Plot 17, Row A, Grave 6


URE, James age 19 Private (14637319) D Company, No.15 Platoon.
Born 1925 in Tulliallan, Clackmannanshire/Fife.
Son of James and Mary Ure, of Tullibody, Clackmannanshire.

On the morning of 17 September 1944 the first of over 50 Horsa Gliders carrying troops of the
7th (Airborne) Battalion, KOSB, 1st Airlanding Brigade, 1st Airborne Division, took off from RAF Down Apney in Gloucestershire and from the nearby RAF Blakehill Farm in Wiltshire.
In the early afternoon they began to put down in their designated Landing Zone at Arnhem in the Netherlands. Their task was to clear any enemy from the area and then to defend the Drop Zones for 4 Parachute Brigade, due to arrive the following day.
They continued in their role of defending an ever decreasing perimeter in the area of Oosterbeek until the night of 25/26 September when the remainder of the battalion withdrew across the Rhine.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:16 am    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Sgt. William Crawford McCartney, 1370097, 467 (R.A.A.F.)Sqdn., Royal Air
Force Volunteer Reserve died 4 Sept.1943, aged 23.
Son of William Crawford McCartney and Christina McCartney of Clackmannan.
Commemorated at Runnymede Memorial Panel 157.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:22 am    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Serjeant Andrew Hamilton, 2979289, 2nd Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, died 21 Jan., 1942, aged 28.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hamilton; husband of Elizabeth Hamilton of Cambus, Clackmannanshire.
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Column 80.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:29 am    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Cpl. John Hall, 2885814, 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders, died 23 August 1944, aged 28.
Son of James and Janet Hall of Tullibody, Clackmannanshire.
Buried at St. Desir War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Plot V, Row E, Grave 10.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:51 am    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Pte. Victor Glass, 2749711, 7th Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), died 10 April 1943, aged 37.
Son of Victor and Betsy Glass; husband of Maggie H C Glass of Tullibody, Clackmannanshire.
Buried at Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt; Plot 5, Row C, Grave 15.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:00 am    Post subject: Tullibody War Memorial Reply with quote

Fireman Robert Candland Fowell, SS Abbotsford (Grangemouth), Merchant Navy, died 8 March 1940, aged 33.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fowell of Alloa, Clackmannanshire; husband of Barbara Fowell of Tullibody, Clackmannanshire.
Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial, London; Panel 1.
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