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mhomac



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:37 pm    Post subject: Rankin Parish Church, Strathaven. Reply with quote

Thanks are due to Bob Stewart, Chairman, and Gerry Farrell, Vice Chairman of Lanarkshire Family History Society for the photographs and their kind permission to post them on the website.



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Mike Morley



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Location: Roberton, Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAMERON, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps, 3rd Sqdn
Date of Death: 25/3/1918
Age: 18
Additional Information: Son of James and Mary S. Cameron, of Wellbrae Park, Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Memorial: Arras Flying Services Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HOWITT, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: S/3811
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 9/6/1915
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Gavin and Jean Howitt, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: VI C 16
Cemetery: Bard Cottage Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name; HOWITT, WILLIAM BROWN
Initials: WB
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: S/16420
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 7th Bn
Date of Death: 3/12/1916
Age: 22
Additional Information: Son of Christina B. H. Craig (formerly Howitt), of 3, Chapel Rd., Strathaven, and the late David Howitt. Born at Strathaven.
Cemetery: Strathaven Cemetery.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KNOWLES, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 240758
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 5th Bn
Date of Death: 5/11/1916
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Knowles, of Duntarvie, Cochrane St., Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 4D
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

and his brother:

Name: KNOWLES, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: S/7641
Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 11th Bn
Date of Death: 26/9/1915
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Knowles, of Hallbyres, Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 125 to 127
Memorial: Loos Memorial.

Both are also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACMILLAN, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 14531
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 16th Bn
Date of Death: 1/7/1916
Age: 35
Additional Information: Son of the late Angus and Catherine Macmillan.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MORTON, ALEXANDER ARCHIBALD
Initials: AA
Nationality: South African
Service Number: 5430
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry, 4th Regt
Date of Death: 16/7/1916
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Morton, of 93, River St., Sunnyside, Pretoria, Transvaal.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 4C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

and his brother:

Name: MORTON, JAMES MARTIN
Initials: JM
Nationality: South African
Service Number: 5431
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry, 4th Regt, "D" Coy
Date of Death: 12/10/1916
Age: 18
Additional Information: Son of William Scott Morton and Jane Scott Morton, of 93, River St., Sunnyside, Pretoria, South Africa. Native of Pietermaritzburg, Natal.
Grave Reference: VIII J 11
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery.

Both are also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RIDDELL, ROBERT DUNIFACE
Initials: RD
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Trooper
Service Number: 11/1591
Regiment/Service: Wellington Mounted Rifles, NZEF
Date of Death: 29/6/1918
Age: 30
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. E. Riddell, of Ballgreen, Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Born at Chapelton, Scotland. Served in Egypt, 1915-17, and at Gallipoli.
Grave Reference: A 2 (S)
Cemetery: Wellington (Karori) Cemetery

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TAYLOR, AW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 332998
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 9th (Glasgow Hds) Bn
Date of Death: 16/5/1917
Age: 23
Additional Information: Son of Agnes Taylor, of "Waterside," Strathaven, Lanarkshire, and the late Alexander C. Taylor.
Grave Reference: VI E 4
Cemetery: H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St Mein.

Also named on Strathaven War Memorial and Strathaven Academy Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: YOUNG, D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 45493
Regiment/Service: South Staffordshire Regiment, Depot
Date of Death: 15/2/1919
Grave Reference: S 26
Cemetery: Strathaven Cemetery

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