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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:27 pm    Post subject: Alloway Reply with quote

Alloway - Kyle & Carrick

The Alloway war memorial takes the form of a shrine of dressed sandstone built into the exterior wall of the kirk opposite Burns' Cottage. The commeoration and names of the WWI dead are on three bronze panels set on the face of the wall within a classical frame of pillasters but capped with carved tympanums with heraldic designs. The names of the WWII dead are on a grey granite tablet set at the base of the memorial.







WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Anderson David Gordon Highlanders Lance Corporal
Cunninghame W.J. Scottish Horse Major
Damie Louis Highland Light Infantry Private
Dill John Rowe Punjabis Lieutenant 69th Punjabis IndianPakistan
Dill Robert F. Baluchis Captain D.S.O. 129th Baluchis India/Pakistan
Dunlop Alexander H. Ayrshire Yeomanry Second Lieutenant
Garden William Scots Guards Sergeant
Grant John Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Private
Grassick Peter Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Second Lieutenant
Herron George K. Ayrshire Yeomanry Sergeant
Inglis James Lanarkshire Yeomanry Private Queen's Own Lanarkshire Yeomanry
Jackson Allan Black Watch Private
Johnson Charles E. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Private
Johnstone Arthur J. Royal Scots Fusiliers Second Lieutenant
Jolly David Scots Guards Private
Kennedy John Ayrshire Yeomanry Private
Leitch Dugald Ayrshire Yeomanry Private
Linton David Ayrshire Yeomanry Private
McDonald Donald Gordon Highlanders Sergeant
McKinnon Malcolm Cameron Highlanders Private
Mullen William Gordon Highlanders Private
Munro William Scottish Horse Private
Murray John Ayrshire Yeomanry Private
Napper Charles Royal Naval Reserve Able Seaman
Paterson Walter Cameron Highlanders Second Lieutenant
Robertson Andrew Royal Air Force Second Lieutenant
Ross David Ayrshire Yeomanry Private
Ross James Highland Light Infantry Private
Scott E. Cunningham Ayrshire Yeomanry Lance Corporal
Scott Jack Young Ayrshire Yeomanry Lieutenant
Stewart John Cameron Highlanders Lance Corporal
White Frank Ayrshire Yeomanry Private
White James Middlesex Regiment Private
White Thomas Dick Gordon Highlanders Private



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
Bryan James P. Royal Engineers Sapper
Cunningham John Royal Air Force Sergeant
Hamilton James Royal Scots Fusiliers Fusilier
Higgins John Pioneer Corps Private
Morris Robert J. Pollock Royal Scots Fusiliers Major 6th Battalion R.S.F.
Wilson John Royal Scots Fusiliers Fusilier
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 1:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM.

OS Map Ref NS 33483 18546

Location is described by RCAHMS as on the exterior wall of Alloway Public Hall, formerly a school (not a kirk as mentioned above). The memorial dates from 1920 and is by James A Morris.

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/188037/details/ayr+alloway+monument+road+alloway+public+hall+and+war+memorial/

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 9:01 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. James White, Middlesex Regiment. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 23rd June, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
WHITE.-
Killed in action on 12th May, Private James White, Middlesex Regiment (plate and china merchant) aged 28 years, beloved husband of Peggy M'Kie, The Garage, Cassillis (looks like), and beloved son of Mr and Mrs White, Carcluie Farm, Ayr." (Herald muddy print.)

SDGW - Born/lived Ayr; enlisted Grove Park, Kent.
Army register soldier's backpay/War Gratuity records payments to Margaret (widow).
James White, 11th. Bn. Middlesex Regt., Pte. G/42625.

1901 Census Ayrshire, Alloway, Dalrymple Road, Carcluie Farm, recorded (transcription):- James White (12), Scholar, son, born Alloway; William White (39), Farmer, born Alloway; Marion White (38 ), Wife, born Ayrs., Kirkoswald; siblings.


SNWM - WW1
Surname WHITE
Forename James
Rank Pte
Service number M/274366
Decoration
Place of birth Ayr
Date of death 12 May 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
Other detail latterly G/42625, 11th Bn. The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment).

CWGC - WHITE, James
Rank: Private.
Service No: G/42625.
Date of Death: 12/05/1917.
Regiment/Service: Middlesex Regiment 11th Bn.
Panel Reference: Bay 7.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Frank White age 20 Private (295387) 12th (Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Formerly Private (2369) 1/1st Ayrshire Yeomanry. (Source:Medal Roll/Card)
Frank and his family lived for a while in Holywood, Dumfriesshire and Frank attended Dumfries Academy before moving to Ayr Academy. He was a clerk with Dewar & Son, auctioneers in Ayr when he enlisted in 1914. He had been in Egypt and Palestine for about 2 years when he died in the 231st Field Ambulance. (Source:D&G Standard 17/11/1917 p.5 and Army Registers of Soldiers effects)
Born 1896 in Muirkirk, Ayrshire as Francis White. (Source:CWGC, SNWM and GRoS Birth Register)
Son of the late Frank White of Muirkirk and of Lizzie (Hamilton) White of Holywood Village, Dumfriesshire and of 5 Wrightfield Cottages, Alloway, Ayrshire.
(Source: D&G Standard 17/11/1917 p.5 and CWGC)
Died of Wounds on 6 November 1917 and buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine.
Named on the Dumfries Academy Memorial and on the Muirkirk Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:29 am    Post subject: Robert Foster Dill DSO MiD Reply with quote

Rank:Captain
Date of Death:11/04/1915
Age:31Regiment/Service:129th Duke of Connaught's Own Baluchis
Awards:D S O, Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference: XVII. B. 1. Cemetery:CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
Additional Information:Son of the Very Rev. Marcus Dill, D.D., ex-Moderator of the Church of Scotland, of Alloway Manse, Ayr; husband of Margaret D. Dill. His brother John R. Dill also died on service and is buried nearby.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:33 am    Post subject: John Rowe Dill Reply with quote

Rank:LieutenantTrade:& Adjt
Date of Death:06/06/1915
Regiment/Service:69th Punjabis
Grave Reference: XVII. B. 12. Cemetery:CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
Additional Information:Son of the Very Rev. Marcus Dill, D.D., ex-Moderator of the Church of Scotland, of Alloway Manse, Ayr. His brother Robert F. Dill also died in action and is buried nearby.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anne - there is some biog. details and photos of the Dill brothers on the South Dublin Libraries site at
http://ourheroes.southdublinlibraries.ie/ga/find-serviceman?combine=dill&field_serviceman_information_value=&=Apply
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:31 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

WMR 81614
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDERSON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: S/5397
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 10th Bn
Date of Death: 25/9/1915
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of John Anderson, of Nether Auchendrane, Ayr.
Panel Reference: Panel 115 to 119
Memorial: Loos Memorial
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CUNINGHAME, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: WJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: South Nottinghamshire Hussars
Date of Death: 19/3/1919
Age: 39
Additional Information: Eldest son of the late Col. Cuninghame and Mrs. Cuninghame, of Belmont, Ayr; husband of Doreen Cuninghame, of Ewen House, Cirencester.
Grave Reference: I F 9
Cemetery: Cologne Southern Cemetery
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAMIE, LOUIS
Initials: L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 55126
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 14th Bn
Date of Death: 9/4/1918
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Louis Dolphin Damie and Helen Knight Damie, of 70, High St., Perth.
Panel Reference: Panel 9
Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial

Also named on St John the Baptist church memorial, Perth..
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUNLOP, AH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 12th (Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Bn
Date of Death: 6/11/1917
Additional Information: Son of Mr. W. H. and Mrs. I. M. Dunlop, of Doonside, Ayr.
Grave Reference: M 71
Cemetery: Beersheba War Cemetery
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Name: GARDEN, WM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: 13454
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards, 3rd Bn
Date of Death: 16/6/1918
Grave Reference: W.D.7.9.
Cemetery: Aberdeen (St Peter's) Cemetery
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRASSICK, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 25/10/1918
Age: 25
Additional Information: Son of Peter and Margaret Logan Grassick. Born at Ayr. A civil engineer.
Grave Reference: B8
Cemetery: Thiant Communal Cemetery
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HERRON, GEORGE KERR
Initials: GK
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 296004
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 12th (Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Bn
Date of Death: 31/10/1918
Age: 24
Additional Information: Son of James and Charlotte Herron, of Bridge Lodge, Auchendrane, Ayr.
Grave Reference: IV B 7
Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery
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