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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:23 am    Post subject: Leadhills Cemetery Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by Morag White.

Address: Ramsay Road, Leadhills.

From South Lanarkshire Council website:

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This cemetery opened in the late 1700s and was extended in 1911. Interred within the cemetery is a gentleman, John Taylor, reputedly aged 137 years old when he passed away. Lairs can only be purchased at the time of burial within this cemetery and can continue to provide for future generations with the re-opening of lairs. The cemetery can also accommodate interments of cremated remains within existing family lairs. There are records available from 1960.


Number of identified CWGC burials: 1

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BROWN, JOHN
DEMPSTER, WILLIAM
DOBIE, WILLIAM
McLEAN, DAVID M
MENZIES, WILLIAM


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DEMPSTER, WILLIAM
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Sandwich
Age: 21
Date of Death: 28/03/1941
Service No: P/JX191166
Additional information: Son of James and Elizabeth Forsyth Dempster, of Gowan Bank, Leadhills.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 141.
Cemetery: LEADHILLS CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BROWN, JOHN
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service No: 40537
Date of Death: 12/04/1918
Age: 40
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 4.
Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Husband of Jane Wilson Brown, of 135, Mayfield Rd., Edinburgh.
Place of Birth: Leadhills, Lanarkshire



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MENZIES, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 19590
Date of Death: 18/10/1917
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 16th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 33.
Cemetery: SOLFERINO FARM CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Adam and Isabella Menzies, of Lowther View, Leadhills, Lanarkshire.



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DOBIE, WILLIAM
Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: 261700
Date of Death: 23/06/1944
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 5th Bn.
Grave Reference: III. B. 23.
Cemetery: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Agnes Dobie, of Muirend, Glasgow.


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McLEAN, DAVID M
Rank:Private
Service No:712
Date of Death:03/01/1917
Regiment/Service:South African Infantry 6th Regt.
Grave Reference: G. 30.
Cemetery:DURBAN (STAMFORD HILL) CEMETERY

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