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Lanark (St. Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

 
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:06 am    Post subject: Lanark (St. Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery Reply with quote

Photos originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by Morag White.

Location: On the Thankerton Road, near the racecourse.

Number of CWGC burials: 6



Names of those buried or commemorated here:

CAMPBELL, CHRISTOPHER
CHISLETT, ANGUS ROBERT JOSEPH
EDMONDSTOUNE-CRANSTOUN, GEORGE HUBERT HUGH
EDMONDSTOUNE-CRANSTOUN OF COREHOUSE, CHARLES JOSEPH
GORDON, ALISTER FRASER
GREIG, JOHN
GREIG, WILLIAM
HANLON, W
HERCY, EUSTACE
HERCY, FRANCIS
HIGGINS, FRANCIE
HIGGINS, THOMAS
HOPE OF LUFFNESS, ARCHIBALD JOHN GEORGE
KOSMALA, STANISLAW
MANN, ANNIE
MULLIGAN, WILLIAM ANGUS GILLESPIE
ROURKE, JOSEPH
ROURKE, PETER VINCENT
YOUNG, JAMES


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GREIG, W
Rank:Sapper
Service No:WR/193966
Date of Death:31/01/1919
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers, Railway Operating Div.
Grave Reference: IV. B. 36.
Cemetery:MAZARGUES WAR CEMETERY, MARSEILLES

GREIG, J
Rank:Private
Service No:520484
Date of Death:25/02/1919
Regiment/Service:Labour Corps, 405th Coy.
Grave Reference: St. John's Wall Lair.
Cemetery:LANARK (ST. MARY'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY





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HANLON, W

Rank:Private
Service No:21235
Date of Death:09/10/1915
Regiment/Service:Royal Scots, 16th Bn.
Grave Reference: St. Patrick S. F. 12.
Cemetery:LANARK (ST. MARY'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY

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KOSMALA, STANISLAW

Rank:Strzelec (Rifleman)
Date of Death:10/07/1940
Regiment/Service:Polish Army, 7th Infantry Regiment
Grave Reference: St.Teresa Division Grave 77.
Cemetery:LANARK (ST. MARY'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY



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MANN, ANNIE

Rank: Volunteer
Service No: J/W/53626
Date of Death: 30/05/1941
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
Grave Reference: St. Ninian's Div. Grave 54.
Cemetery: LANARK (ST. MARY'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Additional Information: Daughter of Peter and Mary Mann, of Lanark.

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MULLIGAN, WILLIAM ANGUS GILLESPIE

Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Service No: 1374268
Date of Death: 23/08/1943
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: St. Kentigern's Div. Grave 61.
Cemetery: LANARK (ST. MARY'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William Mulligan, and of Mary Brown Mulligan, of Newarthill


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Father and son, died in two different wars but buried together.

ROURKE, JOSEPH
Rank: Air Mechanic 1st Class
Service No: 98616
Date of Death: 02/11/1918
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Grave Reference: South-West Wall. 15.
Cemetery: LANARK (ST. MARY'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Additional Information: Born at Lanark.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rourke.
Husband of Catherine McDonald Rourke, of 9, St. Vincent Place, Lanark

ROURKE, PETER VINCENT
Rank: Rifleman
Service No: 3251006
Date of Death: 08/07/1941
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 9th Bn.
Grave Reference: S. W. Border. Grave 15.
Cemetery: LANARK (ST. MARY'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Catherine Rourke.

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YOUNG, JAMES
Colour Sergeant, 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Died 16th November 1952 in his 79th year.

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Colonel Eustace Hercy
Late 2nd Queen's Royals
Died 5th May 1903, aged 64 years



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Major General Francis Hercy
Died 18th August 1902, aged 65.



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CHISLETT, ANGUS ROBERT JOSEPH

Rank:Captain
Date of Death:24/04/1917
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Highland Light Infantry, 8th Bn. attd. 12th Bn.
Panel Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial:ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Charles and Agnes McDonald Chislett, of Clydesdale House, Lanark.



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HIGGINS, F
Rank:Private
Service No:3485
Date of Death:14/08/1915
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 6.
Cemetery:GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Mr. B. Higgins, of 38, Broomgate St., Lanark.

HIGGINS, T
Rank:Private
Service No:406312
Date of Death:05/03/1917
Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry 25th Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. E. 26.
Cemetery:ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Several military men mentioned here.

Major George Hubert Hugh Edmondstoune-Cranstoun
, who died 31st March 1947. He served in WW1 with the Lanarkshire Yeomanry and the Royal Tank Corps.

Colonel Charles Joseph Edmondstoune-Cranstoun of Corehouse. He was awarded the DSO, Croix de Guerre, the Territorial Decoration and was Mentioned in Despatches twice. He served withthe 6th Gordon Highlanders and also with the Lanarkshire Yeomanry at some point. He died 7th July 1950.

Pilar Eliza Mary Edmondstoune-Cranstoun was married to:

GORDON, ALISTER FRASER
Rank:Brigadier General
Date of Death:31/07/1917
Age:45
Regiment/Service:General Staff Cdg. 153rd Infantry Brigade late Gordon Highlanders
Awards:C M G, D S O, Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference: XIV. A. 13.
Cemetery:LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:Husband of Pilar Mary Gordon, of 10, Onslow Gardens, London. Served in the Ashanti campaign (1900) and the South African War.

Finally, their daughter Mary was married to Colonel Archibald John George Hope of Luffness. He served in the Royal Artilley in the Second World War and was Mentioned in Despatches. He was also awarded the MBE and died on 18th January 1987.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname: CAMPBELL
Forenames: Christopher
Rank: MEM2 (Marine Engineering Mechanic)
Service: Royal Navy
Service Number: D141928V
Ship: HMS Hermione
Date of Birth: 17 November 1957
Age: 17
Date of Death: 02 June 1975
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: No
Included on Roll of Honour: Yes

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