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Tam Nugent



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:15 pm    Post subject: Abbey Close UF Church Paisley Reply with quote

I have not seen either of these elsewhere on the site. They are tucked away in the coffee shop at Paisley Abbey.

Would be grateful if anyone can fill the question marks.



Abbey Close UF Church Paisley
To the glory of God
and in grateful memory
of the sons of this church
who fell in the great war

1914-1918

Alex James Begg
17th H L I

George G. Bell
1st Scots Fusiliers

John Clark
16th(?) A & S H

William B Deans
2nd A & S H

Neil Erskine
King's Liverpool Regiment

Andrew Henderson
(?)th A & S H

William D Holmes
2nd Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

John Jamieson
Northumberland Fusiliers

John McAlister
(?) A & S H

Alex Waddel Mackay
Royal Engineers

Lauchlan McTaggart
(?) Gordon Highlanders

Charles W Mitchell
Royal (?) Division

George Williamson
(?) H L I

Faithful unto death



To the glory of God
and in grateful memory
of the lads connected with
Abbel Close United Free
Church Mission. Who fell in
the Great War 1914-1918.

John Byars
6th A & S H

Alexander Fleming
2nd Cameron His

James Fraser
1st Cameron His

James Munro
2nd A & S H

Robert Murray
1st Gordon His

William McCracken
9th Lancers

Hugh Peebles
R N D
William Roy
2nd H L I

Joseph Shepherd
R G A

Faithful unto death
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The battalion title is 1/6th (Renfrewshire) Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. They were based at Paisley.

Cannot identify John Clark but the others are:

HENDERSON, ANDREW
Rank:Private
Service No:3833
Date of Death:30/03/1916
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
6th Bn.
Grave ReferenceI. A. 15.
CemeteryAUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information:
Son of Marion Henderson, of 239, Kendall St., Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.A. Born at Paisley, Scotland
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

McALISTER, JOHN MCINNES
Rank:Private
Service No:3042
Date of Death:18/06/1915
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
"A" Coy. 1st/6th Bn.
Panel ReferencePanel 43.
MemorialLE TOURET MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John McAlister, of 8, Abbey St., Paisley.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

McTAGGART, LAUCHLAN
Rank:Private
Service No:S/41649
Date of Death:25/03/1918
Age:25
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders
4th Bn.
Panel ReferenceBay 8 and 9.
MemorialARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. McTaggart, of Paisley, and the late Lauchlan McTaggart; husband of Annie Craig McTaggart, of 29, Aberconway St., Whitecrook, Clydebank, Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Royal Naval Division
MITCHELL, CHARLES WARD
Rank:Able Seaman
Service No:Clyde Z/1921
Date of Death:04/06/1915
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Collingwood Bn. R.N. Div.
Panel ReferencePanel 8 to 15.
MemorialHELLES MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of George and Mary Ward Mitchell, of 19, Johnston St., Paisley.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WILLIAMSON, G
Rank:Private
Service No:17889
Date of Death:23/03/1916
Regiment/Service:Highland Light Infantry
12th Bn.
Grave ReferenceA. 27.
CemeteryBOIS-CARRE MILITARY CEMETERY, HAISNES
Additional Information:

Surname WILLIAMSON
Firstname George
Service Number 17889
Date Death 23/03/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Paisley.
Other 12th Bn.
SNWM roll THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Ken.
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