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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2006 1:23 am    Post subject: Thornliebank Reply with quote

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First World War names:

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2006 1:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The "more recent conflicts" panel. It's not a nice feeling that there is space on there for more names...

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2006 1:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

An interesting news item about one of the "newer" Second World War names on the memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 7:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The following casualty is also commemorated at Auchterarder, Perthshire;

Surname MOORE
Firstname Joseph Bowman
Service Number S/15543
Date Death 04/06/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Thornliebank Renfrewshire
Other 6th Bn.
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The memorial was by monumental sculptors Messrs. Scott Rae of Glasgow, the daybook entry reads:
'Order no. 6434, Thornliebank, Creetown memorial, Erected May 1922, Daybook 443'.

WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Aitken William Cameron Highlanders
Allan James Gordon Highlanders
Anderson John Highland Light Infantry
Andrews Robert
Armstrong James Seaforth Highlanders
Armstrong Robert Gordon Highlanders
Armstrong William Highland Light Infantry
Blackwood James R. Seaforth Highlanders
Bow Herbert C. Scottish Rifles
Britton Joseph Royal Scots Fusiliers
Buchanan Robert Hampshire Rifles
Cadden Willaim Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Cathcart Alexander Canadians
Coubrough David Canadians
Craig Thomas Royal Scots
Crawford Alexander Gordon Highlanders
Crawford John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Crawford Richard Gordon Highlanders
Currie John Scottish Rifles
Dalgleish John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Dalglish David W. Cameron Highlanders
Deans Alexander C. Royal Field Artillery
Dowie Samuel Machine Gun Corps
Dugan Daniel W. Black Watch
Dunlop William Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Edgar William Australians
Evans James Royal Scots
Galbraith James Seaforth Highlanders
George Joseph Highland Light Infantry
Gilmour Alexander Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Gilmour John Machine Gun Corps
Gray James Machine Gun Corps
Hannah Thomas Royal Scots
Hannigan James Cameron Highlanders
Himlin William Cameron Highlanders
Hollis Francis W. Seaforth Highlanders
Hunter Joseph Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Jackson Thomas A. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Johnston David S. Royal Fusiliers
Johnston William Royal Scots
Kerr James Scottish Rifles
Kerr Nicholas Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Kerr William Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Lang Arthur Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Love John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
MacFarlane Bertie Cameron Highlanders
Mair William C. Royal Scots Fusiliers
Marshall George A.O. Corps
McCafferty John Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
McCutcheon George O. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
McDougall Robert Kings Own Scottish Borderers
McFarlane Walter Kings Own Royal Lancashires
McFetridge David Royal Scots
McKinlay William Royal Scots
McLean Daniel B. Surrey Regiment Surreys
Meechan William Highland Light Infantry
Millar James McM. Cameron Highlanders
Mitchell David Cameron Highlanders
Moore Joseph B. Cameron Highlanders
Morton John Machine Gun Corps
Mosson George Scottish Rifles
Muirhead George T. Highland Light Infantry
Murphy George Seaforth Highlanders
Murray James E. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Neil James S. Canadians
Nicholson James Royal Scots Fusiliers
Parker Charles Royal Garrison Artillery
Parker Robert Cameron Highlanders
Paterson George M. Highland Light Infantry
Peachy Henry P. R.N.D.
Peters Thomas Royal Scots
Pitt James Scottish Rifles
Preston William P. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Reid David M. Royal Scots
Riley Thomas D. Scottish Rifles
Scott Samuel Royal Scots
Shields Edward Cameron Highlanders
Smith George Royal Scots
Stewart Archibald Highland Light Infantry
Stewart Thomas Highland Light Infantry
Stockman Samuel Royal Scots
Strang Andrew T. Royal Engineers
Strang Thomas T. Highland Light Infantry
Surgenor James Cameron Highlanders
Timlin John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Todd Hugh Black Watch
Waterson Frank IND.EX.F. IND.BX.F Indian Fusiliers
Waterson Samuel Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Williams Samuel Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Wilson John Canadians
Yuill William Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers


WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
Andrew Jack MacGill Merchant Navy
Clugston John Royal Navy
Conroy James Royal Artillery
Craig James Royal Artillery
Currie Duncan J. Royal Air Force
Dalziel W. Royal Artillery
Davidson Joseph Fleet Air Arm
Durnan Hamilton Royal Air Force
Foulis Robert Black Watch
Gavin Andrew A.C.G.
Gibson Alexander Royal Air Force
Gibson Alexander C. Black Watch
Gibson James Royal Air Force
Gibson Willaim Gordon Highlanders
Gunn Peter Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Haddow Alan Royal Air Force
Haddow James A. Royal Air Force
Hamilton James Royal Engineers
Henderson William London Yeomanry Late addition
Hogg Douglas William Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Hood James H. L.A.A.
Hughes Joseph Royal Air Force
Johnston Gavin C.M.P.
McCabe John Cameronians
McLean Malcolm Cameronians ?
McMillan John Seaforth Highlanders
McNab William McEwan Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Field Regiment
McNeish Mark Dorrans Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Moore John Hanvidge Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Moore Robert Hanvidge Royal Army Service Corps
Murray Malcolm Royal Navy
Ovens T. Gordon Highlanders
Philp James Wilson Royal Navy
Robertson Charles Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Ross Andrew Royal Fusiliers
Shaw John Farrel Merchant Navy
Sheenan John Seaforth Highlanders
Slater Alexander Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Stevenson William Royal Navy Royal Air Force
Thomson Allan Cameronians
Torrance Robert F. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Turner William Royal Air Force
Vokins Charles Henrie Royal Navy
Walker Alexander Royal Artillery
Watson James Cameron Highlanders
Weir Allan Royal Air Force
McCourty Alexander Thornliebank Eastwood Queen's Royal Regiment Killed 21st May 1940 Dunkirk
Kilkie James Thornliebank Eastwood Royal Navy Killed 21st August 1940 H.M.S. Kylemore



OTHER CONFLICTS:
Sime Peter Deacon King's Own Scottish Borderers Killed 1972 Belfast
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This soldier is named on the memorial.

YUILL, William Private 12260 5th Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Born: Eastwood, Renfrewshire Enlisted: Pollockshaws, Renfrewshire.
Date of Death: 18/08/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
Grave/Memorial: Panel 97 to 101. Helles Memorial.
Irish War Memorial Records Page No: Volume VIII, Page 399.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:43 am    Post subject: James Allan Reply with quote

James Allan Pte 285047 6th Gordon Highlanders b Pollockshaws, Ren. e Dumfries Died of Wounds F&F 01/05/1917 Son of William & Margaret Fletcher Allan, 8 Kinnishead Road, Thornliebank,Glasgow. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery Fr 0102 Plot IV Row C Grave 44
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:45 am    Post subject: Robert Armstrong Reply with quote

Robert Armstrong Private 1356 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Pollockshaws,Renf. e Glasgow Age 23 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 25/09/1915 Thornliebank Works Roll of Honour. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119
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Crawford Alexander Pte 202589 4th Gordon Highlanders b Eastwood,Renfrew e Cathcart Age 22 Killed in Action F&F 13/04/1918 Son of John and Elizabeth Crawford, of 7, Main St., Thornliebank, Glasgow. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119
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Richard Crawford Pte S/40918 6th Gordon Highlanders b Thornliebank,Renfr. e Glasgow Age 22 Killed in Action F&F 09/04/1917 Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Crawford, of 7, Main St., Thornliebank, Glasgow. Highland Cemetery, Roclincourt Fr 0728 Plot I Row A Grave 03
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:13 am    Post subject: WW1 Pte. 271173 George Smith, Royal Scots. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Friday, 31st May, 1918.
"Deaths on Service.
SMITH.-
Died of wounds (gas shell), at Canadian General Hospital, on 26th May, Private George Smith, Royal Scots late R.A.M.C., aged 22 years, dearly beloved youngest son of Mr and Mrs Peter Smith, 38, Kennishead Road, Thornliebank."

CWGC - SMITH, George
Rank: Private.
Service No: 271173.
Date of Death: 26/05/1918. Age: 22.
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots "D" Coy. 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: LXVIII. D. 15.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Peter and Isabella Smith, of 38, Kennishead Rd., Thornliebank, Glasgow.
Native of Thornliebank.
Was a clerk with G. and J. Burns, Shipping Agents. Voluntarily enlisted in the R.A.M.C. in 1915, transferred to Infantry, 1917.

SDGW - Born/lived Thornliebank; enlisted Glasgow.

Army register of soldier's backpay and War Gratuity records payment to Peter (father), Isabella (mother) and Robert (brother).
George Smith, 2nd Bn. Royal Scots, Pte. 271173; died 26.5.1918, wounds, No. 7 Can. Gen. Hosp., France.

1901 Census Renfrewshire, Eastwood, North Park Terrace Back, recorded (transcription):- George Smith (11), son, born Thornliebank; Peter Smith (34), Engraver to Calico Printer, born Glasgow; Isabella Smith (34), Wife, born Glasgow; older siblings both born Pollokshaws.


SNWM -WW1
Surname SMITH
Forename George
Rank Pte
Service number 271173
Decoration
Place of birth Thornliebank Renfrewshire
Date of death 26 May 1918
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ROYAL SCOTS LOTHIAN REGIMENT
Other detail 2nd Bn. formerly 2023 R.A.M.C., 37675 Scot. Rif.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:02 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Lance-Corporal Bertie MacFarlane, Camerons. Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
MacFarlane Bertie Cameron Highlanders

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 1st. October, 1917.
"In Memoriam.
MACFARLANE.-
In loving memory of Lance-Corporal Bertie MacFarlane, Cameron Highlanders, killed in action, 30th September, 1916, youngest son of Mr and Mrs Daniel MacFarlane, 36 Kennishead Road, Thornliebank."

SNWM - WW1
Surname McFARLANE
Forename Bertie
Rank L Cpl
Service number S/15985
Decoration
Place of birth Eastwood Renfrewshire
Date of death 30 September 1916
Theatre of death F&F Salonika
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 2nd Bn.

SDGW - Enlisted Glasgow.
Medal index ticket records:- France, 3rd. May, 1915.

Service records exists for this soldier. Bertie McFarlane, 36, Kennishead Road, Thornliebank. Occupation: Clerk. Age 19 years 6 months. 15985 Cameron Highlanders. Dated Glasgow, 1st. December, 1914.
Medical taken at Glasgow, 26th. November, 1914. Birthplace: Eastwood, Renfrewshire.


CWGC - McFARLANE, Bertie
Rank: Lance Corporal.
Service No: 15985.
Date of Death: 30/09/1916. Age: 21. (Killed in action.)
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. G. 11.
Cemetery: STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Daniel and Annie Macfarlane, of 36, Kennishead Road, Thornliebank, Glasgow. (Hmm two different spellings of the same surname on the same document.)
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