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Teach us good Lord
to serve Thee as Thou deservest;
to give and not to count the cost
to fight and not to heed the wounds;
to toil and not to seek for rest;
to labour and not to ask for any reward,
Save that of knowing that we do Thy will
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

1914 -19
INDEX

Name Church
A  
Ralph Agnew Pollokshields West Church
Archibald Alexander Pollokshields West Church
Wallace Allan Pollokshields East Church
John Allison Pollokshields East Church
David Anderson Pollokshields West Church
William Anderson MacClellan Street Church
John A. Armour Albert Drive Church
George Arnott Pollokshields Parish Church
B  
James Baird Titwood Parish Church
Arthur E. Barnbrooke Titwood Parish Church
William D. Barr Pollokshields East Church
William Belshaw MacClellan Street Church
Robert Black MacClellan Street Church
James McLay Blair Titwood Parish Church
James McM Bowie Pollokshields East Church
Gavin Boyd Pollokshields East Church
Robert H. Brechin Pollokshields Parish Church
William Brechin Pollokshields Parish Church
John Brown MacClellan Street Church
William W. Brown Pollokshields West Church
George W. Brownhill Titwood Parish Church
Jack Bryce Pollokshields East Church
Russell J. Burns Pollokshields East Church
C  
Alexander Campbell Albert Drive Church
John Campbell Pollokshields Parish Church
Robert Campbell Albert Drive Church
Alexander Carmichael MacClellan Street Church
Duncan Carmichael MacClellan Street Church
Arthur Cartwright Pollokshields Parish Church
Alexander M L Clunes  
George A Clunes  
William Connell Pollokshields East Church
Robert Cowan MacClellan Street Church
James Crawford MacClellan Street Church
Robert B. Craig Albert Drive Church
William Crookston Pollokshields Parish Church
James B. Cunningham Pollokshields East Church
D  
William Dunlop Davidson Pollokshields East Church
William Hutton Dixon Pollokshields East Church
James A. Dunlop Pollokshields West Church
Daniel Dunbar MacClellan Street Church
Walter Dunbar MacClellan Street Church
E  
Arthur A. Easton Trinity Church
Thomas H. Easton Trinity Church
Douglas J. Ewing Titwood Parish Church
F  
Matthew Findlay Pollokshields Parish Church
Struthers Findlay Pollokshields Parish Church
Walter Findlay Pollokshields Parish Church
W. J. Fleming Pollokshields Parish Church
Joseph Leask Flett Titwood Parish Church and Pollokshields East Church
Maxwell H. Forsyth Pollokshields East Church
Walter W. Forsyth Pollokshields West Church
John Fraser Albert Drive Church
Walter W. Frier Titwood Parish Church
G  
John Gardner Titwood Parish Church
Edwin S. Garvie Titwood Parish Church
Ernest L. Garvie Titwood Parish Church
John Garvie Albert Drive Church
James Gilmour Pollokshields East Church
Charles G. Gordon Pollokshields Parish Church
George S. Gordon Pollokshields East Church
Alexander C. Goudie Trinity Church
William Gow Trinity Church
James Tait Gowanlock Pollokshields East Church
Walter Gowanlock Pollokshields East Church
Arthur Grant Titwood Parish Church
Robert N. Gray Pollokshields East Church
James Grieve Trinity Church
William Gunn Pollokshields West Church
H  
Arthur Henderson Albert Drive Church
Thomas F. Henderson Pollokshields East Church
Archibald T. Hendry Pollokshields West Church
Stephen Hindle Jnr. Trinity Church
John Hislop MacClellan Street Church
J. Scott Hogg Pollokshields East Church
William W. Hunter Pollokshields East Church
William Hunter Pollokshields Parish Church
J  
Duncan C. B. Johnston Pollokshields East Church
Thomas McK. Johnston Pollokshields East Church
J. Ritchie Johnstone Albert Drive Church
K  
William R. Kelly Albert Drive Church
R. T. King Pollokshields Parish Church
D. Reid King Trinity Church
L  
David Laidlaw Pollokshields Parish Church
Robert S. Laidlaw Pollokshields West Church
Archibald Lauder Pollokshields East Church
Arthur Ernest Liddell Pollokshields East Church
Edward J. Lindsay Pollokshields East Church
James W. Liston Pollokshields Parish Church
Alfred T. Logan Titwood Parish Church
John H. Logan Titwood Parish Church
William Lothian MacClellan Street Church
William Francis Low Titwood Parish Church
Robert Lowry Pollokshields West Church
Mc  
Archibald McBeth Albert Drive Church
Hugh McBeth Albert Drive Church
Alex M. McCallum Pollokshields East Church
James McCallum MacClellan Street Church
James Morrison McChlery Trinity Church
S. G. McClelland Pollokshields East Church
John McDonald MacClellan Street Church
Neil McDonald Pollokshields Parish Church
James McDowall MacClellan Street Church
Alexander McFarlane MacClellan Street Church
James A. McGregor Albert Drive Church
William R McIndoe Pollokshields West Church
Alfred H. McIntyre Titwood Parish Church
William G. McNab Pollokshields Parish Church
John N. McNaught Pollokshields Parish Church
Robert McNaught Pollokshields Parish Church
Callum McNaughton Pollokshields Parish Church
Arthur Gordon McNeil Trinity Church
John Fraser McNeil Pollokshields Parish Church
Alex McNidder Albert Road Church
John Alex MacRae Titwood Parish Church
M  
John Macara Albert Drive Church
George E. Main Pollokshields West Church
Gilbert Marshall MacClellan Street Church
John H. Marshall Titwood Parish Church
Jack Muir Martin Pollokshields West Church
William J Maxwell Pollokshields West Church
Will Simpson Melvin Pollokshields East Church
T. Nelson Millar Trinity Church
Robert D. Miller Pollokshields West Church
Ralph W. Moodie Pollokshields Parish Church
Thos B. Moodie Pollokshields East Church
James C. B. Morgan Pollokshields West Church
Alexander Munro Pollokshields West Church
George Munro Pollokshields West Church
Hugh Albert Munro Titwood Parish Church
Ronald Munro Trinity Church
Ronald Munro Titwood Parish Church
Alan Murphy Titwood Parish Church
N  
John Noble Pollokshields West Church
John N. Norwood Pollokshields Parish Church
P  
J. Caird Parker Albert Drive Church
Robert A Peacock Pollokshields Parish Church
A. Douglas Perritt Titwood Parish Church
James E. Phillips Pollokshields East Church
James Ewing Phillips Titwood Parish Church
James T. Pollock Pollokshields West Church
Robert Pollock Titwood Parish Church
Robert M. Proctor Titwood Parish Church
R  
Alexander B. Reid Pollokshields Parish Church
Allan L. Reid Pollokshields Parish Church
James Reid Pollokshields West Church
George T. Y. Rhind Albert Drive Church
Alexander Vallance Riddell Pollokshields East Church
D. N. Robertson Titwood Parish Church
Wilfred Robertson Titwood Parish Church
W. Marr Robertson Pollokshields East Church
David M. Robert Pollokshields West Church
William Ross Trinity Church
Wm. Fletcher Roxburgh Trinity Church
John Russell Trinity Church
S  
Thomas S. Scobie Albert Drive Church
John Scott Albert Drive Church
William R. Scott Titwood Parish Church
Ian H. C. Shannon Pollokshields East Church
George Sharp MacClellan Street Church
Edmund F. L. Shaw Pollokshields Parish Church
James Shaw Titwood Parish Church
James Shearer MacClellan Street Church
John K. Skinner Pollokshields West Church
Andrew H. Sloan Titwood Parish Church
Arthur J. Sloan Titwood Parish Church
Duncan R. Smith Pollokshields West Church
Andrew Stevenson Pollokshields Parish Church
David J. Stevenson Pollokshields Parish Church
Henry D. Strang Trinity Church
T  
William Thomson MacClellan Street Church
Frank Tower Trinity Church
James Threshie Pollokshields East Church
W  
David Waddell Pollokshields West Church
James H. Waddell Titwood Parish Church
John T. T. Walker Pollokshields East Church
John Walker Albert Drive Church
George Wallace Pollokshields Parish Church
Robert B. Wallace Albert Drive Church
J. Knox Waterston Pollokshields East Church
James S. Westwater Albert Drive Church
Andrew Whitelaw MacClellan Street Church
John Guthrie Wright Titwood Parish Church
Robert S. Wiseman Titwood Parish Church
Robert S. Wiseman Pollokshields West Church
James S. Wyper Pollokshields Parish Church

 

1939 - 45
INDEX

 

Name Church
A  
Alastair William Aitken Trinity Church
B  
William Beckett Trinity Church
Kenneth Brown Pollokshields Titwood Church
C  
George Cluness Albert Drive Church
Marjorie Crawford Pollokshields East Church
Robert Crawford Pollokshields Titwood Church
Robert Creighton Pollokshields East Church
James Crichton Pollokshields Titwood Church
J. Rutherford Crosby Trinity Church
D  
Adam Duff Dunlop Pollokshields Titwood Church
G  
George W. Goldie Trinity Church
Donald Grisdale Pollokshields Titwood Church
W. Napier Gray Pollokshields East Church
T. Stewart Guthrie Pollokshields West Church
H  
Robert H. Houston Pollokshields East Church
James Hunter Pollokshields East Church
J  
Peter Johnstone Pollokshields Titwood Church
   
L  
Edwin S. Lawrie Pollokshields East Church
John R. S. Leslie Pollokshields East Church
M  
Alexander McDowall Trinity Church
George McGeoch Trinity Church
Charles McKelvie Pollokshields East Church
Tom Dodd MacKay Pollokshields Titwood Church
James K. Mills Pollokshields East Church
Roderick V. Morrison Pollokshields East Church
George J. B. Muir Pollokshields East Church
O  
R. Allan Ogg Pollokshields East Church
P  
Robert Lamont Paul Pollokshields Titwood Church
William W. Paxton Pollokshields East Church
Gordon H. W. Pettigrew Pollokshields East Church
R  
Jack Reid Pollokshields East Church
R. Hunter Roxburgh Pollokshields East Church
S  
Frank Shuker Pollokshields East Church
Harold S. Smith Pollokshields East Church
Frank Stoddart Pollokshields East Church
Ian Stuart Pollokshields East Church
Thomas F. Simpson Trinity Church
William Tannock Pollokshields West Church
W  
Donald S. White Pollokshields East Church
Ian Alastair Douglas Wilson Pollokshields Titwood Church
Y  
David Young Albert Drive Church
H. Stewart Young Trinity Church
 

 

Falklands
1982
INDEX

Name Church
James Reynolds Pollokshields Parish Church

Further Details

1914 -19

Ralph Agnew:

He was born on the 1stJuly 1881 in Ascog Lodge, Kingarth, Bute. His father was Peter Vance Agnew and his mother was Margaret Agnew (nee Gardner).[1]

In 1901, aged 19, he lived at 50 Cadder St, Pollokshieldswith his parents and siblings John (23), Jessie R (28), Peter V (26), Andrew (23), Maggie (22) and Grace (17). He was a clerk.[2]

He continued to live at 50 Cadder Street in 1911[3]and in 1915[4].

He was a Private (Service Number: 27247)in the 15th (Service) (1st Glasgow). Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

He died, aged 35, on the 26th January 1917 in France & Flanders.

He is buried in Puchevillers British Cemetery, Somme, France.[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 555/020
[2]1901 Census 644/13 034 056
[3]1911 Census 644/18 016 176
[4]1905 Valuation Roll
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/510707/AGNEW,%20RALPH
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Archibald Alexander

He was born on the 18thJuly 1893 at Govancroft, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire to Henry Alexander and Margaret Alexander (ms MacKintosh)[1]

In 1901 he lived at Govancroft, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire with his father Henry, and his sisters Agnes Hector, Mary C and Margaret M.[2]

In 1911 he lived in 20 Alexandria Street, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshirewith his father and sisters.[3]

He was a Private (Service Number: S/11035) in the 1stBattalion Seaforth Highlanders. He formerly served in the 5thReserve Cavalry Regiment (Service Number 8197)

He was killed in action, aged 22, on the 21stJanuary 1916 while serving in the Persian Gulf.

He is commemorated on Panels 37 and 64 of the Basra Memorial, Iraq. [4]

His entry in the Glasgow Roll of Honour reads:”Private ALEXANDER, Archibald, Seaforth Highlanders, 36 Garturk Street, Govanhill”

He appears in the “Evening Times Roll of Honour” dated 17/2/1916 on page 4, with a photo.

He was awarded The Victory, The British War Medal and the 1914-15 Star[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back


[1]Birth Certificate 498/0277
[2]1901 Census 498/9/20
[3]1911 Census 498/6/143
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1655055/ALEXANDER,%20ARCHIBALD
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Wallace Allan:

Husband of Katherine Y. Allan, of 51, Keir St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.

He was born on the 18thDecember 1864 at 35 Kyle Street, Ayr to David Allan and Isabella Allan (ms Miller)[1]

He married Catherine Y. Miller on the 6thDecember 1892 at 10 Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow[2]

In 1901 he lived with his wife Catherine and their children Matilda, Wallace, Annie and Catherine,at 11 Windsor Terrace, Glasgow. He was a cashier.[3]

In 1911 he lived with his wife Catherine and their children Matilda, Wallace, Annie, Isabella and James, at 40 Keir Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow. He was a commission agent.[4]

He was a Captain in the 1st Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly 7th Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers.

He died aged 52, on the 29th June 1916.

He is buried in the Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.[5]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here.Back


[1]Birth Certificate 578 0005
[2]Marriage Certificate 644/13 0144
[3]1901 Census 644/9 102 099
[4]1911 Census 644/18 017 107
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/473702/ALLAN,%20WALLACE
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Allison:

Son of William J. and Mary Allison (ms Brown), of 21, Prince's St., Pollokshields, Glasgow. 

He was born on the 3rdDecember 1895 at 18 Battlefield Gardens, Langside, Glasgow.[1]

 In 1901, age 5, he was living with his father, mother, sister Mary (3) and brother James B. (1) in Maryville, Lochwinnoch[2].

He was a Second Lieutenant, having been promoted from Private) in the 14th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders "C" Coy. (Service Nos. 5330 and 277141).

He died, aged 23, on the 21st March 1918.

He is commemorated on a panel in Bay 9 of the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[3]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[4]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 560/00 0462
[2]1901 Census 570/03 154
[3]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/738533/ALLISON,%20JOHN
[4]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

David Anderson:

Son of the late James and Jane Henderson Anderson (ms Morrison), of Cowstrandburn, Dunfermline. He was born on the 29thJanuary 1877 at Cowstrandburn, Saline, Fife[1].

He married Maggie G. Agnew on 21stJune 1916 at 50, Cadder St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.[2]

He was a Private in Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) (Service No: 253693), and then a Private (Service No: 235263) in the 4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.

He died, age 40, on the 20th September 1917.

He is commemorated on Panel 135 to 136 in the Tyne Cot Memorial.[3]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[4]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here.Back

[1]Birth Certificate455/00 0003
[2]Marriage Certificate 644/18 0168
[3]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/846076/ANDERSON,%20DAVID
[4]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Anderson:

Son of William and Isabelle Anderson, of 24, Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow.

He was born on the 23rdJune 1889 at 83 St Andrew’s Road, Pollokshields.[1]

In 1891, aged 1, he lived with his parents and siblings Isabella (12), John (10), Robert (9), Alexia (7) and Maggie (3) at 83 St Andrew’s Road, Pollokshields.[2]

In 1901 the family lived at 125 Forth Street, Pollokshields[3]

In 1911 the family, without William, lived at Meadowhead, 24, Sutherland Avenue[4]

He was a Lieutenant in the 217th Army Troops Coy., Royal Engineers.

He died of wounds, aged 27, on 27th March 1918.

He is buried in the Namps-Au-Val British Cemetery. Grave reference I.A. 10[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 460
[2]1891 Census 644/13 037 025
[3]1901 Census 644/13 033 088
[4]1911 Census 644/18 025 116
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/38105/ANDERSON, WILLIAM
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Alexander Armour:

Son of James and Margaret Armour (ms Crawford), of 120, Dixon Avenue, Crosshill, Glasgow.

He was born in Glasgow on the 21stNovember 1887 at 330 Cathcart Road, Govanhill, Glasgow.[1]

In 1901 he lived with his parents and siblings: Duncan A (12), James A (10), Daniel C (6), and Lawrence McN (4) at 330 Cathcart Road.[2]

In 1911 he was still living with his parents and siblings, but at 120 Dixon Avenue, Cathcart.[3]

He was a Private (Service No. 301464) in the Princess Louise's (1/8th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders). According to the record in the Soldiers Effects Register he had been promoted to Lance-corporal[4].

He died, aged 30, on 17th March 1917 in France & Flanders.

He is buried in the Highland Cemetery, Roclincourt. 
Cemetery reference: II. A. 17.[5]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1442
[2]1901 Census 644/12 053 045
[3]1911 Census 560 004 180
[4]National Army Museum; Chelsea, London, England; Soldiers' Effects Records
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/262404/ARMOUR, JOHN ALEXANDER
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

George Arnott

He was the son of William Hamilton Arnott and Janet MacGowan, of 55, West Regent St., Glasgow. He was born on the 26thJuly 1888, in Hamilton Street, Motherwell.[1]

In 1891 he lived with his parents and brother Henry (1) at Millrig Place, Hamilton Street, Dalziel, Motherwell, Lanarkshire[2]. By 1901 the family had moved to Wilson Street, Ardgowan with the addition of sister Madge (9)[3]

He was a Private in the 16thBattalion, Highland Light Infantry. (Service No: 26194)

He died, aged 28, on the 1stJanuary 1916.

He is buried in the Serre Road Cemetery No. 1, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: V. G. 22.[4]

Extract from Glasgow Roll of Honour “Private ARNOTT, George, Highland Light Infantry, 111 Maxwell Drive Pollokshields”

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back.

[1]Birth Certificate 639/ 491
[2]1891 Census 639 021 035
[3]1901 Census 639 003 157
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/593314/ARNOTT,%20GEORGE
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James Baird

He was born 19thApril 1896 at 13 Maclean Street, Partick.  His parents were James Baird, Mercantile Accountant and Isabella Baird m.s. Watson.[1]

He lived at 84 Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields.

In 1901 he lived with his parents and siblings Annie McL (10) and Mary C (7) at Ethel Cottage, Cadder, Lanarkshire.[2]

He was a Private in the 5th/6thBattalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). (Service No: 200311)

He died aged 21, on 14thApril 1917[3]

He is commemorated in Bay 6 of the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[4]

Extract from Glasgow Roll of Honour “Private BAIRD, James, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 84 Nithsdale Road Pollokshields”

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 5 of the edition of the 11thMay 1917. There is a photo

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back.

[1]Birth Certificate 646/3 602
[2]1901 Census 626A/1 004 063
[3]Statutory Registers Deaths 1917 129/AF 120
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/739392/baird,-james/
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Arthur Elijah Barnbrook:

Son of John H. Barnbrook, of 30, Glencairn Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.

He was born on 17 December 1895 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire.[1]His parents were John H and Lucy Barnbrook.

In 1901 he lived at 50 Sheepwash Lane, Greets Green, West Bromwich, Staffordshire with his parents and siblings Ethel (8) and Frederick (6).[2]
He was a Flight Cadet at the Royal Air Force Central Flying School. 

He died 16th January 1919 Aged 23 and is buried in Upavon Cemetery, Wiltshire, United Kingdom. Cemetery reference: 34.[3]

He had served for three years in France

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, Volume 6b, Page 799
[2]1901 Census 29 2721 121 31
[3]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/406243/BARNBROOKE, ARTHUR

 

William Douglas Barr:

Son of William and Jessie Milne Lamb Barr, of 178, Kenmure St., Pollokshields, Glasgow. He was born on the 22nd November 1892 at 7 Shandon Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian.[1]

In 1901 he lived at 281 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his Father, Mother, sisters Mary M (12), Elizabeth D (10), and brothers John A (11) and Hugh D (2).[2]

In 1911 the family continued to live at 281 Kenmure Street[3]

He was a Private (Service No: 1793) in the 7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

He died, aged 22, on the 28th June 1915.

He is commemorated on Panel 92 to 97. of the Helles Memorial, Turkey.[4]

He was awarded The Victory, The British War Medal and the 1914-15 Star[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back
 

[1]Statutory Registers Birth 1896 685/1 2034
[2]1901 Census 644/13 030 108
[3]1911 Census 644/18 014 199
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/698578/BARR,%20WILLIAM%20D
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Belshaw:

He was born on the 15thJanuary 1876 in Kinning Park, Glasgow.[1]

Son of Mrs. J. Belshaw, of 94 West Scotland Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow, Scotland.

In 1881 he lived, age 5, at 8 Anderson Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his parents William (27) and Jane (27), Edward (3) and brother John (4 months).[2]

In 1891 he lived, aged 15, with his father William, mother Jane Belshaw and siblings Jeanie (16), Charlotte (8), Thomas (3) and Sarah (1) at 9 West Scotland Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow. [3]

In 1911 he lived, age 33, at 94 West Scotland Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his mother Jane and sister Sarah (21). He was a House Painter.[4]

He was a Corporal in the 3rd Regiment, South African Infantry. (Service No: 1367).

He was killed in action, at Delville Wood on the 18thJuly 1916.

He is commemorated on Pier and Face 4 C of the Thiepval Memorial.[5]

He has an entry on Page 4 of the “Evening Times Roll of Honour” of the 9thAugust 1916. The entry contains a photo.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 095
[2]1881 Census 644/14 053 073
[3]1891 Census 644/14 051 076
[4]1911 Census 644/18 38/1
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/768042/BELSHAW,%20WILLIAM
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Robert Black

Son of the late Robert and Mary Black, 2 Lambhill Street, Plantation.[1]

He was born on the 7thFebruary 1887 at 118 Eaglesham Street, Govan.[2]

In 1891 he lived with his parents and siblings: Elizabeth, Margaret P., Thomas P., James, George M., John, Janet B., and Mary, at 109 Paisley Road West.[3]

In 1901 the family with the addition of Jane P. & Alexander lived at 2 Lambhill Street, Plantation.[4]

He was a private in the 10th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No. 9441).

He died on the 27thJanuary 1916, aged 28

He has an entry in the “Evening Times Roll of Honour” of the 14thFebruary 1916.

He is commemorated on Panel 57 to 59.of the Loos Memorial.: Panel 57 to 59.[5]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back


[1]1915 Valuation Roll
[2]Birth Certificate 644/13 741
[3]1891 Census 644/14 070 015
[4]1901 Census 646A/2 028 006
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/727777/black,-robert/
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James McLay Blair:

Son of Alexander Blair, C.B.E., F.S.I., and Maggie Gibb Blair, (ms Clark) of 6, Campbell Rd., Murrayfield, Edinburgh. Born on 25thJuly 1894 at 17 Leslie Street, Glasgow.[1]

In 1901, he lived at 25 Keir Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his father Alexander (36), mother, Maggie (32) and his brother William Clark (2).[2]By 1911 the family joined by his brother Alexander Douglas (5) had moved to Priory Lodge, 8 Leslie Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow.[3]

He was a Lance-Sergeant (Service No 10268) in the Scots Guards 

He was killed in action, aged 20, on the 21th August 1915 in France & Flanders.

He is buried at the Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

He was awarded the 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[4]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back
 

[1]1894 Birth Certificate 644/13 483
[2]1891 Census 644/13 036 124
[3]1901 Census 644/18 024 055
[4]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James McMillan Bowie:

He was born on the 20thDecember 1889 at 85 Leslie Street, Pollokshields, Glasgowto Archibald Bowie and Christina Campbell Bowie ms McMillan.[1]

In 1901 he lived at 85 Leslie Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with the father Archibald, mother Christina. [2]They were still living there in 1911.[3]

He married Elizabeth Muir on the 6thAugust 1914 at 85 Leslie Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow.[4]They lived at 27 Brownlie Street, Mount Florida, Glasgow.

From his war record he had no siblings or children.

He was a Private (Service No: 32810) in the 6th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment

He died on the 9thOctober 1917

He is commemorated on Panel 125 to 128 of the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. [5]

Glasgow Roll of Honour: “Private BOWIE, James McM, York and Lancaster Regiment, 27 Brownlee Street Mount Florida.”

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back


[1]1889 Birth Certificate644/13 670
[2]1901 Census 644/13 038 079
[3]1911 Census 644/18 015 064
[4]1914 Marriage Certificate 644/18 247
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/842526/BOWIE,%20JAMES%20MCMILLAN
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Gavin Boyd

He was the son of John Boyd (Crown Forester), and Christina D. Boyd, of Ford, Argyll.

He was born on the 6thMarch 1890 at Wynd, Cumbernauld.[1]

In 1891 he lived with his parents at Braehead Cottages, Carlisle Road, Cumbernauld.[2]

In 1891 he lived with his parents at 3 Pettigrew Avenue, Eastwood, Renfrewshire.[3]

In 1901 he lived at 39 Fotheringay Road. He was an Assistant Analytical Chemist.[4]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 4thBn. Royal Engineers 

He died on the 13thJuly 1916, aged 26.

He is buried in the Berles Position Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Cemetery/memorial reference: D. 13.[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow University WW1 Roll of Honour, and Shawlands Academy Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back


[1]Birth Certificate 495/ 32
[2]1891 Census 495 002/002
[3]1901 Census 562/2 004/174
[4]1911 Census 644/18 21/11 079
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2766769/boyd,-gavin/
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Robert Hood Brechin

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Brechin, of Glasgow.

He was born on the 19thJuly 1895, at 22 Circus Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow to Robert Hood Brechin and Jane Ivison Brechin (ms Armstrong).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 5, at 22 Circus Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow with his parents Robert H (52), Jane I (39) and siblings Jane I (13), Annie A (10) and Mary Y (7).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 15, at Redlands, 42 Sherbrooke Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his parents Robert (62), Jane (49) and siblings Jane I (23), Annie (20), Mary (17) and William (9).[3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 5th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders attached 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. 

He died, aged 21, on the 30th September 1916. 

He is buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]
See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/3 1640
[2]1901 Census 644/3 032 074
[3]1911 Census 644/18 025 048
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/332974/BRECHIN,%20ROBERT%20HOOD
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Brechin

He was born on the 6thSeptember 1877 at 90 Regent Terrace, Glasgow to William Brechin and Mary Brechin (ms Allan). The name on the Birth Certificate was James but this was corrected later.[1]

In 1881 he lived, age 3, at 125 Douglas Street, Glasgow with his parents William (38), Mary (32), and his siblings Thomas A (17), Euphemia M. (15), John A. (11).[2]

In 1891 he lived, age 13, at 2 Bruce Road, Pollokshields with his parents William (48) and Mary (42), and his siblings Thomas A (17), Euphemia M. (15), John A. (11), Hugh (9), Mary A. (5) and Janet I. A. (2).[3]

In 1901 he lived, age 23, at in Westerwood, 2 Bruce Road, Pollokshields with his parents William (58) and Mary (52), and his siblings Thomas A (27), Euphemia M. (25), John A. (21), Hugh (19), Mary A. (15) and Janet I. A. (12). He was a Stockbroker's Clerk.[4]

In 1911 he lived, age 33, at in Westerwood, 2 Bruce Road, Pollokshields with his parents William (68) and Mary Allan (62), and his siblings Thomas Allan (37), John Alexander (31), Hugh (29) and Mary Allan (25). He was a Stockbroker's Clerk.[5]

He was a Private (Service No: S/12185) in the 5th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
He died, aged 37, on the 7thAugust 1915.
He is buried in the Pont-Du-Heim Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France.[6]

He was awarded the 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[7]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

See the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/5 1243
[2]1881 Census 644/7 072 052
[3]1891 Census 644/14 040 033
[4]1901 Census 644/14 032A 100
[5]1911 Census 644/18 024 187
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/596683/BRECHIN,%20W
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Brown

He was born on the 15thDecember 1891 at 151 West Scotland Stree, Kinning Park.[1]

1n 1901 he lived, aged 9, with his father, Robert (41), mother Jean (34), sisters Jeanie (7) and Lizzie (4) and brother Robert (10 months), at 142 Pollok Street, Kinning Park.[2]

In 1911 he lived, aged 19, with his father, Robert (51), mother Jean (44), sisters Jeanie (17) and Lizzie (14) and brother Robert (10), at 142 Pollok Street, Kinning Park. He was a joiner.[3]

He enlisted, aged 22, in Glasgow on the 24thNovember 1914. He lived, with his father, Robert, at 68 Pollok Street, Glasgow

He was a Lance Corporal in the 7thBn. Cameron Highlanders. (Service Number S/15241)

He died on the 28thJune 1916, aged 24.

He is buried in Bois-Carre Military Cemetery, Haisnes, Pas de Calais, France. Cemetery/memorial reference: C. 18.[4]

He has an entry in the “Evening Times Roll of Honour” of the 7thJuly 1916, P5 with a photo.

He is commemorated on the Bellahouston Academy Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 1089
[2]1901 Census 644/14 021 007
[3]1911 Census 644/17 65/ 7 043
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/563409/brown,-john/
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Wallace Brown

He was born on the 30thJune 1887 at 60 Victoria Road, Govanhill.[1]

He was the son of the late Mr. A. Kirkwood Brown and Mrs. J. M. Brown. Of Glasgow.

1n 1891, aged 3, he lived with his parents and siblings John K (19), Mary S (18), Alexander K (14), Stuart (13), Frank B (9), Charles A (5) at 7 Moray Place.[2]

In 1901 the family lived at 10 Moray Place.

He was a Lieutenant in "B" Coy. 1st/7th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

He died on the 28th June 1915, aged 27.

He is buried in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. Cemetery/memorial reference: Sp. Mem. A. 60[3]

He has an entry in the “Evening Times Roll of Honour” of the 2ndNovember 1916, P5 with a photo.

He is commemorated in the The High School Glasgow Roll of Honour[4] and on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was awarded the 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]644/13 534
[2]1891 Census 644/14 033 057
[3]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/602731/brown,-william-wallace/
[4]https://www.highschoolofglasgow.co.uk/media/812647/biographies-part-1.pdf
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

George William Brownhill

He was born on the 21stMarch 1880 at 15 Claremont Terrace, Edinburgh. To George Brownhill and Maria Brownhill (ms Gibb).[1]

Son of George and Maria Brownhill, of 38, Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow, Scotland.

In 1881 he lived, age 1, at 15 Claremont Terrace, Edinburgh with his parents George (28) and Maria (27) and brother John (3).[2]

In 1891 he lived, age 11, at 67 St Andrew’s Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings John (13), Isabella Louise (8) and Douglas (6).[3]

In 1901 he lived, age 21, at Hilsrig, 38 Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings. He was a distiller’s clerk.[4]

In 1911 he lived at Stanley Road, Midhurst, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand. He was a farm labourer, and in 1914 he lived at Nelson Street, Hastings, New Zealand. He was a clerk.[5]

He was a Private (Service No: 32122) in the 1st Battalion Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F.

He died on the 7th June 1917.

He is commemorated on the Messines Ridge (N.Z.) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[6]

He is commemorated in the New Zealand Army WWI Roll of Honour,[7]on the Hastings’ Cenotaph and The Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital.[8]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal.

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[1]Birth Certificate 685/2 356
[2]1881 Census 685/2 075 022
[3]1891 Census 644/14 037 120
[4]1901 Census 644/14 030 020
[5]New Zealand Electoral Rolls
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1737701/BROWNHILL,%20GEORGE%20WILLIAM
[7]The Great War 1914-1918, New Zealand Expeditionary Force Roll of Honour
[8]Hastings District’s War Memorials and Roll of Honour 

 

John James Bryce

He was born on the 8thJuly 1894 at 84 Roslea Drive, Glasgow to John Bryce and Hughina Bryce (ms Swanson).[1]

Son of John and Hughina Bryce, of 127, Minard Rd., Crossmyloof, Glasgow.

In 1901 he lived, age 6, at 80 Seymour Street, Cathcart, with his parents John (39) and Hughina (31) and sister Margaret (4).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 16, at 127 Minard Road, Crossmyloof, Glasgow with his parents and sister. He was an apprentice engineer.[3]

He was a Lance Corporal (Service No: 1810) in the "B" Coy. 7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

He died, aged 20, on the 28th June 1915.

He is commemorated on Panel 92 to 97 Helles Memorial, Turkey.[4]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/3 1365
[2]1901 Census 560B 016 089
[3]1911 Census 560 015 184
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/696449/BRYCE,%20JOHN%20JAMES

[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Russell Johnstone Burns

He was born on the 24thJanuary 1896, at 59 Kilmarnock Road, Eastwood, Glasgow to Robert Burns and Christina Johnstone Burns (ms Russell).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 5, at 59 Kilmarnock Road, Eastwood, Glasgow with his parents Robert (44) and Christina J (43) and siblings Samuel (21), Mary D (18), William R (15), Robert (12), Archibald R (12) and Frank R (6). [2]

In 1911 he lived, age 15, at 619 Shields Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings.[3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 10th Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

He died, aged 20, on the 16th September 1916.

He is commemorated on Pier and Face 15 C. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.[4]

Report in the Scotsman 3/10/1916: "Sec. Lieut. Russell Johnston Burns, H.L.I. (killed), was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs Robert Burns, 97 Fotheringay Road, Pollokshields. At the outbreak of the war he enlisted as a private when in the employment of Messrs Alexander & Mair, Ship-owners, 81 Mitchell Street, and he obtained his commission. in December 1914."

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 562 061
[2]1901 Census 562/1 002 021
[3]1911 Census 644/18 022 081
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/762035/BURNS,%20RUSSELL%20JOHNSTONE
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Campbell

In 1891 he lived, age 2, at 58 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Archibald (29), Marion (30) and his sister Helen Beaton (4).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 12, at 10 Maxwell Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Archibald (39), Marion (40) and his sister Helen Beaton (14).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 22, at Park Lodge, 62 Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and his siblings Andrew (25) and Helen Beaton (24). He was a shipping clerk. [3]

Son of Archibald Campbell, J.P., of "Argyll Lodge," 62, Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.

He was a Private (Service No: 9384) in the 3rd/5th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

He died, aged 27, on the 6th December 1915.

He is buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.[4]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

See the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]1891 Census 644/13 052 049 
[2]1901 Census 644/14 033 050
[3]1911 Census 644/18 024 138
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/62378/CAMPBELL,%20JOHN
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index


Robert Colin Campbell

He was born on the 29thApril 1890, at 49 Montrose Street, Blythswood, Glasgow to John Walkinshaw Campbell and Isabella Campbell (ms Currie).[1]

Son of John W. and Isabella Campbell, of 205, Albert Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow.

In 1891, he lived, age 11 months, at 49 Montrose Street, Blythswood, Glasgow with his parents John (35) and Isabella (28).[2]

In 1901, aged 10, he was living at 205 Albert Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his father John Walkinshaw Campbell (45), his mother Isabella Campbell (38) and siblings Janet Yuill (9), William Carrie (6) and Alfred Randolf (5).[3]

In 1911 he continued to live, age 20, at 205 Albert Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his parents and siblings. [4]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 1st/1st Lothians and Border Horse.

He died, aged 28, on the 28th November 1918. 

He is buried in the Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/7 274
[2]1891 Census 644/7 036 002
[3]1901 Census 644/13 038 037
[4]1911 Census 644/18 017 002
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/333002/CAMPBELL,%20ROBERT%20COLIN
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Alexander Carmichael

He was born on the 3rdJanuary 1899 at 92 McLellan Street, Plantation, Glasgow to Alexander Carmichael (who died on the 9thJuly 1898) and Mary Carmichael (ms Black).[1]

Son of Mrs. Mary Carmichael, of 110, McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow.Native of Govan, Glasgow.

In 1901, he lived, age 2, at 98 McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow. With his mother Mary (40) and siblings Jena (21), Janet (19), Hugh (15), Flora (3) and Duncan (5).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 12, at 90 McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow. With his mother Mary (40) and siblings Duncan (15) and Flora (16).[3]

He was a Private (Service No: 200536) in the 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders.

He died, aged 19, on 21st September 1918. 

He is buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 646/1 70
[2]1901 Census 646A/2 040 117
[3]1911 Census 646/1 033 116
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/238014/CARMICHAEL, A
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Duncan Carmichael

He was born on the 31stAugust 1895 at 92 McLellan Street, Plantation, Glasgow to Alexander Carmichael and Mary Carmichael (ms Black).[1]

Son of Mrs. Mary Carmichael, of 110, McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow.Native of Govan.

In 1901, he lived, age 5, at 98 McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow. With his mother Mary (40) and siblings Jena (21), Janet (19), Hugh (15), Flora (6) and Alexander (2).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 15, at 90 McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow. With his mother Mary (40) and siblings Alexander (12) and Flora (16).[3]

He was a Private (Service No: 22266) in the 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

He died, aged 21, on the 13th November 1916.

He is buried in Redan Ridge Cemetery No 2, Beaymont-Hamel, Somme, France.[4]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 646/1 652
[2]1901 Census 646A/2 040 117
[3]1911 Census 646/1 033 116
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2907975/CARMICHAEL,%20D
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Arthur Cartwright

He was born on the 31stAugust, 1897 at 39 Garthland Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow.  His parents were John Thomas Cartwright, Commission Agent, and Gertrude Edith Cartwright (ms. Williams). [1]

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Cartwright, of 97, St. Andrew's Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow. 

In 1901 he lived, age 3, at 101 Armadale Street, Dennistoun, Glasgow with his parents John T (37) and Gertrude E (27) and brother Thomas D (2).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 13, at 9 Mitchell Drive, Rutherglen with his father John (47), mother Gertrude (38), and his siblings Thomas D. (12), George (8), and Doris M. (3)[3]

He was a Private (Service Numbers 5334, 277145) then Second Lieutenant in the 7th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. 

He died, aged 21, on the 30th November 1918.

He is buried in Joncourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal.[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/3 1884
[2]1901 Census 644/3 045 054
[3]1911 Census 654 018 024
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/182639/CARTWRIGHT,%20ARTHUR
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Alexander M L Clunes

He was born on the 18thOctober 1890 at 32 Charles Street, Aberdeen, to George Addison Clunes and Annie Cargill Clunes (ms Lindsay).[1]

In 1891 he lived, age 5 months, at 32 Charles Street, Aberdeen, with his parents George and Annie Clunes and brother George A. (2).[2]

In 1901 he lived, age 10, at 672 Alexandra Parade, Dennistoun, Glasgow, with his parents, brother George (12), sister Bella (8), brother James L. (6), sister Winnifred (2) and brother Douglas (8 months).[3]

By 1911 he lived, age 20, at 3 Hamilton Drive, Pollokshields with his parents, siblings and new sisters Annie (7) and Gracie (6).[4]

He was an Able Seaman (Service No. J/52685), Royal Navy. He served on the H.M.S. "Valkyrie."

He died on 22 December 1917, when H.M.S. “Valkyrie” was damaged by an explosion.

He is commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial.[5]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 168/2 1371
[2]1891 Census 168/2 004 068
[3]1901 Census 644/3 059 149
[4]1911 Census 644/18 025 137
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/3043340/clunes,-alexander/
[6]Naval Medal and Award Rolls

 

George Addison Clunes

He was born on the 12thNovember 1888 in Aberdeen, to George Addison Clunes and Annie Cargill Clunes (ms Lindsay). [1]

In 1891 he lived, age 2, at 32 Charles Street, Aberdeen, with his parents George and Annie Clunes and brother Alexander M L (5 months).[2]

In 1901 he lived with his parents, brother Alexander (10), sister Bella (8), brother James L. (6), sister Winnifred (2) and brother Douglas (8 months) at 672 Alexandra Parade, Dennistoun, Glasgow.[3]

By 1911 the family had moved to 3 Hamilton Drive, Pollokshields with new sisters Annie (7) and Gracie (6).[4]

He was a Lance Corporal (Service No. 11070), 1st Bn., Highland Light Infantry.

He died on 23 May 1915.

He is commemorated on theLe Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[5]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 168/2 1509
[2]1891 Census 168/2 004 068
[3]1901 Census 644/3 059 149
[4]1911 Census 644/18 025 137
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1559171/clunes,-george-a./
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Robert Burns Craig

He was born on the 3rdApril 1882 at 240 Paisley Road West, Govan to Robert Paterson Craig and Ann Craig (m.s. Cunningham).[1]

In 1891 he lived, age 9, at 2 Nithsdale Place, Bellahoustoun, Glasgow, with his parents Robert P (57), Ann V (57) and siblings Kate M (27), Archie (24), Agnes C (22), Eliza (21), Ann (18) and Maggie C (14). [2]

In 1901 he lived, age 18, at 11 Clifford Street, Govan, Glasgow with his Father and siblings. He was a warehouse apprentice.[3]

In 1911 he lived, age 28, at Clifford Street, Govan, Glasgow with his brother Archibald (45) and his siblings Catherine (47), Annie (40), Jessie C (35) and Maggie C (34). He was a commercial traveller for a woollen manufacture. [4]

He was a Private (Service No: 156) in the Royal Army Medical Corps

He died on the 2ndApril 1916 at Chelmsford[5].

He is buried in plot C. 186, in Craigton Cemetery, Glasgow[6]

Glasgow Roll of Honour; “Private CRAIG, Robert B, Royal Army Medical Corps, 333 Maxwell Road.”

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[7]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 646/1 208
[2]1891 Census 646/1 029 010
[3]1901 Census 646A/2 035 051
[4]1911 Census 646/1 029 010
[5]Army Register of Soldiers’ Effects 287764
[6]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/665226/craig,-/
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Crookston:

Son of James and Janet Crookston; husband of Elizabeth Crookston, of 198, Darnley St., Pollokshields, Glasgow. Late Clerk with Canadian National Rlys., Winnipeg. Born at Glasgow, Scotland.[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 6, at 37 Finlay Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow with his parents James (47) and Janet (47) and siblings John (23), Maggie (12), Lizzie (8) and Jeanie (6). [2]

In 1901, he lived, age 17, at 17 Ashton Road, Gourock, Renfrewshire with his parents and siblings. He was a draper’s assistant. [3]

He married Elizabeth McCallum on the 19thJune 1911 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.[4]

He joined the Canadian Over-seas Expeditionary Force on the 24thJanuary 1916 at Winnipeg. He was living at 192 Wallace Road, Winnipeg with his wife Elizabeth.

He was a Private (Service No: 216284) in the 78th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He died, aged 34, on the 10th August 1918. 

He is buried in the Rosiers Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.[5]

Glasgow Roll of Honour; “Private CROOKSTON, William, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 198 Darnley Street Pollokshields.”

Appeared in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on Page 3 of the 9thSeptember 1918 edition. There is a photo.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Canada, WW1 Personnel File
[2]1891 Census 644/3 036 087
[3]1901 Census 567/2 007 060
[4]Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/314364/CROOKSTON,%20WILLIAM
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James Buchanan Cunningham

He was born on the 21stJanuary 1893 at 3 Grantly Terrace, Shawlands, Eastwood, Glasgow to Alexander and Mary Cunningham (ms Buchanan). [1]

In 1901, he lived, age 8, at 176 Darnley Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Alexander (37) and Mary (36) and brother Alex S (1month). [2]

In 1911, he continued to live, age 18, at 176 Darnley Road,  with his parents and brother Alex and sister Jeanie B (7). He was a clerk and salesman in a paper merchant. [3]

He was a Gunner (Service No: 300621).in the 1st (Bute) Mountain Battery, 4th (Highland) Mountain Brigade Royal Garrison Artillery 

He died, aged 25, on the 26th August 1918.

He is buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 562 058
[2]1901 Census 644/13 032 003
[3]1911 Census 644/18 015 004
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/624559/CUNNINGHAM,%20JAMES%20BUCHANAN
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Dunlop Davidson

Son of William and Bessie Thomasina Davidson, of Greenfield House, Shettleston, Glasgow. Born in 1899 at East Dulwich, London.

In 1901 he lived, age 2, at Camberwell, London, with his parents William (30) and Bessie T (31) and sister Catherine S (4). [1]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 48th Squadron Royal Air Force.

He died, aged 19, on the 30th May1918.

He is buried in the Longueau British Cemetery, Somme, France.[2]

Appeared in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on Page 3 of the 7thJune 1918 edition. There is a portrait.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[3]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]1901 Census 033
[2]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/205320/DAVIDSON,%20WILLIAM%20DUNLOP
[3]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Hutton Dixon

He was born on the 22ndDecember 1891 at 22 Grange Road, Edinburgh to Thomas Dixon and Jane Pinkerton Dixon (ms Small).[1]

Eldest son of Thomas Dixon, of "Glendale," Leslie Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow; husband of Elsie D. Dixon, of 20, Brunswick Sq., Penrith, Cumberland.

In 1901 he lived, age 9, at 72 Brunswick Street, St Andrew, Edinburgh with his parents Thomas (37) and Janet P (29) and siblings Mary S (7), Allan S (5) and Janet (3). [2]

In 1911 he lived, age 19, at 9 Bellevue Place, St James, Edinburgh with his mother Janet and siblings Mary (17), Allan (15) and Tom (7). He was a draper.[3]

He married Elsie D Sinkinson in 1917 at Penrith, Cumberland, England.[4]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion attached 8th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. 

He died, aged 26, on the 21st April 1918.

He is buried in the Wanquetin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.[5]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 685 002 023
[2]1901 Census 685/2 020 141
[3]1911 Census 685/2 003 162
[4]Civil Registration Marriage Index 10b 905
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/80157/DIXON,%20WILLIAM%20HUTTON
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James Andrew Dunlop

Son of the late David Dunlop, F.E.I.S. (Schoolmaster, High Blantyre), and of Jessie E. Gibey Dunlop, of 9, Leslie St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.

He was born on the 28thFebruary 1890 at School House, Blantyre to David Dunlop and Jessie Ellen Dunlop (ms Dibney). [1]

In 1891 he lived, age 1, at School Masters House, Hunthill Road, Blantyre, Lanarkshire with his parents David (43) and Jessie (42) and siblings George (7) and Annabella (4)[2]

In 1901 he continued to live at the School House, Blantyre with his parents and siblings. [3]

In 1911 he lived, age 21, at 179 Albert Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his uncle Thomas Dunlop. His mother and sister Annabella. He was an engineer apprentice (mechanical). [4]

He was an Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class (Service No: Clyde 4/1690) Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve H.M.S. "Queen Mary." 

He died, aged 26, on the 31st May 1916, during the Battle of Jutland.

He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.[5]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 624 096
[2]1891 Census 624 003 135
[3]1901 Census 624 003 174
[4]1911 Census 644/18 016 038
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2876573/DUNLOP,%20JAMES%20ANDREW
[6]Naval Medal and Award Rolls

 

Daniel Dunbar

He was born on the 14thSeptember 1876 at 145 West Scotland Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow to Andrew Dunbar and Barbara Dunbar (ms Budge). [1]

Son of Andrew Dunbar, of 109, Henderston St., Kinning Park, Glasgow; husband of Christina Londow (formerly Dunbar), of 48, McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow.

In 1881 he lived, age 4, at 121 West Scotland Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Alexander (7), Ann S (6) and Jessie (2). [2]

In 1891 he lived, age 14, at 10 Watt Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Alexander, Ann S, Jessie and Margaret (4). He was a chair maker’s apprentice [3]

In 1901 he lived, age 24, at 37 Wallacegrove Place, Kinning Park, with his father and sisters Jessie and Maggie. [4]

On the 14thJuly 1903 he married Christina Stewart in Kinning Park.[5]

In 1911, he lived, age 33, at 94 McLellan Street, Bellahouston, Glasgow with his wife and children Andrew (7), William (6), Christine (3) and Daniel (1). He was a plasterer. [6]

He was a Private (Service No: 18446) in the "C" Coy. 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

He died, aged 40, on the 4th February 1916.

He is commemorated on the Panel 108 to 112, at the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[7]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[8]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 873
[2]1881 Census 644/14 056 004
[3]1891 Census 644/14 022 034
[4]1901 Census 644/14 009 032
[5]Marriage Certificate 644/14 270
[6]1901 Census 646/1 033 139
[7]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2941602/DUNBAR,%20DANIEL
[8]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Walter Stewart Dunbar

He was born on the 20thJune 1893 at 104 Plantation Street, Govan.[1]

He was the son of Stewart and Elizabeth Dunbar (ms Morrison) , of 10, Cornwall St., Glasgow.

In 1901 he lived at 112 Plantation Street, Govan with his parents and brothers – Hugh (5), Thos (3) and Stewart (3 weeks).[2]

In 1911 he lived at 10 Cornwall Street with is parents and brothers – Hugh (15), Thomas (13), Stewart (10) and John (7). He was a salesman in a public house.[3]

He was a private in the 9thBn. Gordon Highlanders (Service Number S/3762).

He died on the 12thJuly 1917 aged 24.

He was Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 

Cemetery reference: XV. B. 6A.[4]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on pages 2 and 6 of the 21stJuly 1917 edition, and the 12thJuly 1919 edition. 

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 646/1 410
[2]1901 Census 646A/2 012 073
[3]1911 Census 646/1 37/ 1
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/435329/dunbar,-walter/
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Arthur Aitken Easton

He was born on the 26thMay 1894 at 52 Maxwell Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow to Thomas Joseph Easton and Helen Aitken Easton (ms Aitken).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 6, at Ormidale, 52 Maxwell Drive with his parents Thomas J (49) and Helen B A (48) and siblings Thomas H (19), Alfred N (18), Alexander L (14), Marion H (10), and Harold K (8)[2]

In 1911 he continued to live, age 16, at Ormidale, 52 Maxwell Drive, with his father Thomas J (49) and siblings Mary H and Harold K. he was a mercantile clerk. [3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 10th Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

He was "Mentioned in Dispatches".

He died, aged 22, on the 2nd March 1916.

He is buried in Gunners Farm Military Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium.[4]

Article in the Scotsman 7/3/1916: "GLASGOW OFFICER KILLED. Second Lieutenant Arthur A. Easton, 10th Highland Light Infantry, who has been killed in action; was the youngest son of Mr Thomas J. Easton, Ormidale, Maxwell Drive, Pollokshields. He was 21 years of age and was educated at Glasgow Academy. He had been in New York for a time, but returned to this country to join the Army, joining the Cameron Highlanders as a private. Subsequently. he received his commission and was gazetted to the Highland Light Infantry."

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 5 of the edition of the 6thMarch 1916.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 500
[2]1901 Census 644/13 033 068
[3]1911 Census 644/18 029 007
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/92053/EASTON,%20ARTHUR%20AITKEN
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Thomas Henderson Easton

He was born on the 30thApril 1881 in Maryhill Glasgow.[1]

He was the son of Thomas Joseph Easton and Helen Aitken Easton, of 38, Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow and husband of Margaretta E. W. Easton, of 32, Falkland Mansions, Glasgow.

In 1901 he lived, age 19, at Ormidale, 52 Maxwell Drive, Pollokshields with his parents Thomas J (49) and Helen B A (48) and siblings Alfred N (18), Alexander L (14), Marion H (10), Harold K (8) and Arthur A(6). He was a shipowner’s clerk.[2]

In 1911 he lived with his wife at 121 Fotheringay Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow. He was a shipbroker.[3]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was a Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Clyde Examination Service.

He died, aged 35, on the 21st August 1916.[4]

He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 622/1 282
[2]1901 Census 644/13 033 068
[3]1911 Census 644/18 022 057
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/664251/EASTON,%20THOMAS%20HENDERSON
[5]Naval Medal and Award Rolls

 

Douglas James Ewing MM

He was born on the 3rdOctober 1895 in Madras India.[1]

Son of James Muir Ewing, V.D., M.I.C.E., and Eleanor Blakeny Roberton or Ewing, of 45, Fotheringay Rd., Pollokshields West, Glasgow.

In 1911 aged 15 he was a boarder at Ockbrook School, Derby[2]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of the 1stJuly 1918. There is a portrait.

He was a Lance Corporal in the 8thBattalion Black Watch (Service Number S/6281) when he was awarded the Military Medal.

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 4th Battalion attached 2nd/6th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

He died, aged 22 on the 24th June 1918.

He is buried in Isbergues Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.[3]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[4]

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[1]Ancestry.com. India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947
[2]1911 Census 434 005 20855
[3]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/282168/EWING,%20DOUGLAS%20JAMES
[4]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Matthew Findlay

He was born on the 4thJune 1887 at 33 Princes Square, Kinning Park, Glasgow to James and Isabella Morris Findlay (ms Waddell).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 3, at 33 Princes Square, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his parents James (40) and Isabella Morris (33) and siblings Isabella (9), James (8), Walter (6), Mary (5) and Struthers (1 month).[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 13, at 86 St Andrew’s Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings.[3]

In 1914 he lived in Hihitahi, Wellington, New Zealand.[4]

He was a Private (Service No: 10/344) in the Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.

He died, aged 28, on the 19th May 1916.

He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Academy Roll of Honour, and the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 501
[2]1881 Census 644/14 034 082
[3]1901 Census 644/14 029 035
[4]New Zealand Army WWI Nominal Rolls, 1914-1918
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/664254/FINDLAY, MATTHEW
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Struthers Findlay

He was born on the 6thMarch 1891 at 33 Princes Square, Kinning Park, Glasgow to James and Isabella Morris Findlay (ms Waddell).[1]

In 1891, he lived, aged 1 month, at 33 Princes Square, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his parents James (40) and Isabella Morris (33) and siblings Isabella (9), James (8), Walter (6), Mary (5)and Matthew (3).[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 10, at86 St Andrew’s Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings.[3]

In 1911, he continued to live at 86 St Andrew’s Drive, with his parents and siblings Isabella (29), James (28) and Mary (25). He was a stockbroker’s clerk.[4]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 52nd (Lowland) Div. Cyclist Coy. Army Cyclist Corps.

He died, aged 25, on the 4th August 1916.

He is buried in the Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.[5]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 234
[2]1881 Census 644/14 034 082
[3]1901 Census 644/14 029 035
[4]1911 Census 644/18 025 010
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/474616/FINDLAY,%20STRUTHERS
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Walter Findlay

He was born on the 7thApril 1884 at 47 Keir Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow to James and Isabella Morris Findlay (ms Waddell).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 6, at 33 Princes Square, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his parents James (40) and Isabella Morris (33) and siblings Isabella (9), James (8), Mary (5), Matthew (6) and Struthers (1 month).[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 16, at 86 St Andrew’s Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings.[3]

When he enlisted on the 6thof November 1914 in London he gave his address as Venron, British Columbia, Canada. His occupation was rancher. [4]

He was a Private in the 9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment (Service No: G/4262) 

He died, aged 31, on the 25th September 1915.

He is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[5]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 274
[2]1881 Census 644/14 034 082
[3]1901 Census 644/14 029 035
[4]Soldiers’ Documents, First World War ‘Burnt Documents’
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2942360/FINDLAY,%20WALTER
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William J. Fleming - Pollokshields Parish Church

He was born in the 4th quarter of 1884 in Fulham, London.[1]

In 1891 he lived, age 6, at 57 Wood Lane, Hammersmith, London with his parents John (50) and Elizabet (43) and sisters Nellie C (18) and Maggie (15).[2]

In 1901 he lived aged (16) with his mother, Lizzie Fleming, and his sister Helen C Spencer (28) at 161 Thomson Street, Glasgow. He was an electrical engineer.[3]

In 1911 he lived, aged 26, with his sister Helen C. Spencer at 97 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields. He was an electrical engineer.[4]

He was a Corporal (Service No: 562718) Royal Engineers

He died on the 4thFebruary 1919

He is buried in Grave Reference: 41 in the Glasgow Southern Necropolis Cemetery.[5]

Glasgow Roll of Honour: “Corporal FLEMING, W J, Anti-Aircraft, S.S., 97 Kenmure Street Pollokshields.”

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Civil Registration Birth Index Volume 1a, page 226
[2]1891 Census 051 043 064
[3]1901 Census 644/3 011 056
[4]1911 Census 644/18 018/00 119
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2001752/fleming,-/
[6]WWI Service Medal and Award Roll

 

Joseph Leask Flett

Son of Mary Ann Flett (ms Leask), of 258, Kenmure St., Pollokshields, Glasgow, and the late John Flett.

He was born on the 2ndJune 1894 at 405 Shields Road, Glasgow.[1]

In 1901 he lived, aged 6, at 405 Shields Road, Pollokshields, with his parents and siblings John W (16), Marjory N (14), and Mary C (9).[2]

He was a Private in the 5th Battalion Cameron Highlanders (Service No: S/12293)

He died, aged 21, on the 25th September 1915.

He is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[3]

Glasgow Roll of Honour: “Private FLETT, Joseph L, Cameron Highlanders, 258 Kenmure Street Pollokshields.”

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[4]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 394
[2]1901 Census 644/3 035 048
[3]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2942518/flett,-joseph-leask/
[4]WWI Service Medal and Award Roll

 

Maxwell Hanton Forsyth DSO MC

He was born on 26th July 1892 at Eastbank, Lenzie to Robert Wallace and Martha Forsyth (ms Sproul). [1]

He was educated at Glasgow High School and Merchiston Castle, Edinburgh. 

In 1901 he lived, age 7, at 61, St Andrew’s Drive,Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Robert W (57) and Martha (55) and siblings Andrew S (29), Martha (26), John S (20), Graham (15) and Margaret (7).[2]

In 1911 he continued to live at 61 St Andrew’s Drive with his parents and siblings Robina J ((27), Douglas G (23) and Margaret L (20). He was a drapery shop assistant. [3]

He was a Major in the 9th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) formerly 8th Battalion Gordon Highlanders He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order and Military Cross. He was gazetted to the Gordon Highlanders in September 1914[4]and was sent to the front in May 1915

He died, aged 26, on the 11th March 1918.

He is remembered in the Montescourt-Lizerolles Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France.

He was buried alongside his father, R W Forsyth, in Craigton, Cemetery, Glasgow.[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 498 295
[2]1901 Census 644/14 031 115
[3]1911 Census 644/18 024 203
[4]The London Gazette 22ndSeptember 1914 and 6thApril 1916
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/580406/FORSYTH,%20MAXWELL%20HANTON
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Walter William Forsyth

He was born on the 14thMarch 1899 at 274 Maxwell Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow to John and Margaret Forsyth (ms Slimmon).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 2, at 274 Maxwell Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents John (41) and Margaret (39) and sister Janet (4).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 12, at "Roskeen," 78, Gower Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and sister.[3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

He died, aged 19, on the 7th December 1918.

He is buried in the Solesmes British Cemetery, Nord, France.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

He is commorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 173
[2]1901 Census 644/13 035 189
[3]1911 Census 644/18 026 043
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/531498/FORSYTH,%20WALTER%20WILLIAM
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Fraser 

Son of Annie Fraser, of 116 Pollok St., Glasgow.

He was born on the 10thJanuary 1886 at 106 Stanley Street, Kinning Park.[1]

In 1891 he lived, aged 5, at 159, West Scotland Street, Kinning Park, with his parents John (46) and Annie (41) and siblings Jessie (20), Mary (18), Bella (13), Alexander (10), Donald (8) and Annie (2)[2]

In 1901 he lived, aged 15, at 8 Portman Street, Kinning Park, with his parents and siblings. He was a sawyer’s clerk.[3]

In 1911 he lived, aged 25 at 91 Shields Road with his parents and siblings. He was a bookkeeper to an ironmonger.[4]

He was originally a private in the Army Cycle Corps (Service Number 19199) and then a private in the 1st/5thBn. Royal Scots Fusiliers (Service Number 241947)

He died on the 1stOctober 1918

He is buried at Proville British Cemetery, Nord, France. 

Cemetery reference: I. B. 10.[5]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 12 of the 24thOctober 1918 edition.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 075
[2]1891 Census 644/14 059 069
[3]1901 Census 644/14A 026 051
[4]1911 Census 644/17 061 019
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/529750/fraser,-/
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Walter W. Frier:

He was born on the 27thAugust 1893 at 190 Butterbiggins Road, Glasgow to Walter William Frier (deceased: 12thFebruary 1893) and Margaret Frier (ms Frier).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 7, at 15 Waverley Gardens, Cathcart with his mother Margaret (47) and sisters Janet (12), Margaret (11) and Mary (9).[2]

He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 3762)

He died on the 1st November 1916. 

He is buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.[3]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[4]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1049
[2]1901 Census 560B 014 037
[3]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/553052/FRIER,%20W%20W
[4]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Gardner MC:

He was born on the 21stOctober 1895 at at 2 Alexandra Park Gardens, Dennistoun, Glasgow, to John and Mary Gardner (ms Bissett).[1]

In1901, he lived, age 2, at 2 Alexandra Park Gardens, Dennistoun, Glasgowwith his parents John (38) and Mary (32) and brother William Bissett (3). [2]

In 1911 he lived, age 15, at at 20 Dalziel Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents John (48) and Mary (42) and brother William Bissett (13).[3]

He was a Captain in the 6th/7th Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. He was awarded the Military Cross. 

He died aged 21, on the 27thNovember 1917. He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.[4]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]  Birth Certificate644/1 2240
[2]1901 Census 644/3 058 010
[3]1911 Census 644/18 023 110
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/664263/GARDNER,%20JOHN
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Edwin Stanley Garvie

He was born on the 14thSeptember 1892 at 19 Monteith Row, Calton, Glasgow to John Donaldson and Mary Douglas Shaw Garvie (ms Haddow).[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 9, at 19 Monteith Row, Calton, Glasgow with his parents John Donaldson (48), Mary (44), and siblings Agnes (22), John (21), Polly (19), Margaret (16), Florence (13), Evelyn (12), Douglas (9), Gertrude (6), and Ernest (3).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 18, at 114 Terregles Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings James Donaldson (30), Margaret (25), Florence (22), Evelyn (20), Douglas (18), Edith (15) and Ernest (12). He was a clerk with Messrs J. B. Shanks & Co. East Indian Merchants.[3]

He was educated at Albert Road Academy and Glasgow High School. He is commemorated in the GHS Book of Service and Remembrance and on Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was a prominentmember of Queen’s Park Football club.

He was a Lance Corporal in the 5th Battalion Cameron Highlanders (Service No: 12117)

He died, aged 23, on the 15th October 1915.

He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. [4]

He was a prisoner of war at Julich bei Aachen, and died of his wounds.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/4 934
[2]1901 Census 644/4 016 055
[3]1911 Census 644/18 023 043
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/901544/GARVIE,%20EDWIN%20STANLEY
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Ernest Leonard Garvie

He was born on the 17th May 1898 at 19 Monteith Row, Calton, Glasgow to John Donaldson and Mary Douglas Shaw Garvie (ms Haddow).[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 2, at 19 Monteith Row, Calton, Glasgow with his parents John Donaldson (48), Mary (44), and siblings Agnes (22), John (21), Polly (19), Margaret (16), Florence (13), Evelyn (12), Douglas (9), Edwin (9), and Gertrude (6).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 12, at 114 Terregles Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings James Donaldson (30), Margaret (25), Florence (22), Evelyn (20), Douglas (18), Edwin (9), and Edith (15).[3]

He was educated at Albert Road Academy and Glasgow High School. He is commemorated in the HSG Book of Service and Remembrance and on Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion Highland Light Infantry. 

He was awarded the Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.[4]

He died on the 15th June 1918. 

He is buried in the Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, Nord, France.[5]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/4 512
[2]1901 Census 644/4 016 055
[3]1911 Census 644/18 023 043
[4]HSG Book of Service and Remembrance 
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/25187/GARVIE, ERNEST LEONARD
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Garvie

He was born on the 18thAugust 1897, at Colinsburgh, Kilconquhar, Fife to Marshall and Agnes Smith Garvie (ms Rattray).[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 3, at Village of Colinsburgh, Kilconquhar, Fife with his parents Marshall (55) and Agnes (32) and siblings Maggie S (7), Annie M (8) and Marshall (11 months).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 13, at 91 St Andrew’s Road, with his mother Agnes and siblings Maggie S (17), Annie M (15), Marshall (10), Evelyn A (9), Alfred R (7), and Jessie W (4)[3]

He was a Private in the 8th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders (Service No: S/41096).

He died, aged 20, on the 9th March 1918.

He is buried in Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France.[4]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here.Back

[1]Birth Certificate 436 025
[2]1901 Census 436 003 038
[3]1911 Census 644/18 012 023
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/284158/GARVIE,%20JOHN
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James Gilmour

He was born on the 19thNovember 1877 at 4 Franklin Terrace, Anderston, Glasgow to James and Mary C Gilmour (ms Colquhoun).[1]

In 1881, he lived, age 3, at 255 Dumbarton Road, Anderston, Glasgow with his parents James (440 and Mary (35) and sister Elizabeth C (2).[2]

In 1891, he lived, age 13, at 27 Herriet Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents James (53) and Mary (45) and sisters Elizabeth (11) and Jane S (9).[3]

He was a Corporal in the 15th Battalion 1stCanadian Division, Canadian Infantry (Service No: 77589)

He died, aged 38, on the 26th September 1916.

He is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

He is commemorated on Albert Road Academy War Memorial, and the Roll of Honour Roll of Honour.

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/10 1542
[2]1881 Census 644/10 072 019
[3]1891 Census 644/13 050 082
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1568383/GILMOUR,%20JAMES
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Charles George Gordon

He was born on the 1stAugust 1894 at 42 Leslie Street, Glasgow.[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 6, at 45 Queens Square, Strathbungo with his parents Alexander (50) and Janet Munro Gordon (ms Munro). (49) and his siblings Alexander F. (11), David R. (10), Sybyl J (9).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 16, at 45 Queens Square, Strathbungo with his parents Alexander (60) and Janet M. (59) and his siblings David R. (10) and Sibyl J M (19). He was a warehouseman.[3]

He was a Private (Service No: 326301) in the 2nd Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

He died on the 23rdSeptember 1918

He is buried in Villers Hill British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain, Nord, France. Grave Reference: I. F. 3.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 496
[2]1901 Census 644/14 026 022
[3]1911 Census 644/18 009 018
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find/find-war-dead/results?fir
tName=Charles&lastName=Gordon&serviceNumber=326301&war=1
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

George Strachan Gordon

He was born on the 12thApril 1897 at 181 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow to Robert and Helen Gordon (ms Strachan).[1]

Son of Robert Gordon, J.P., of 28, Aytoun Rd., Glasgow.

In 1901, he lived, age 3, at 181 Kenmure Street, with his parents Robert (34) and Helen (29) and brother Robert F H (11 months).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 13, at 191 Albert Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Robert and Helen and brothers Robert F H and Willie S (8).[3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Flying Corps and 7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

He died, aged 20, on the 19th August 1917.

He is buried in Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery, Somme, France.[4]

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour and on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 257
[2]1901 Census 644/13 034 024
[3]1911 Census 644/18 017 093
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/337525/GORDON, GEORGE STRACHAN
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Alexander Currie Goudie

He was born on the 7thSeptember 1895 at 20 Kelvingrove Street, Kelvin, Glasgow to George Goudie and Jane Goudie (ms Currie).[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 6, at 20 Kelvingrove Street, with his parents George (40) and Jane (38) and siblings George (11), Jane (8) and James (3).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 15, at Dunard, 14 Leslie Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his mother Jane and siblings Jane and James.[3]

He was educated at Glasgow High; was employed on the staff of Messrs. Donaldson Brothers, Shippers, Glasgow; joined the Scottish Horse in 1914: obtained a commission in the Cameronians March 1917; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from the following month.[4]What leisure he had in the summer months he devoted to lawn tennis,and was a valued member of the Titwood Club.[5]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 9th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

He died on the 20th September 1917.

He is commemorated on Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A. at the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[6]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and the HSG Book of Service and Remembrance  

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[7]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/9 1345
[2]1901 Census 644/9 021 043
[3]1911 Census 644/18 023 153
[4]De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour, 1914-1919, page 116
[5]HSG Book of Service and Remembrance
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/840333/GOUDIE,%20ALEXANDER%20CURRIE
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Gow

He was born on the 9thNovember 1888 at 12 Queen’s Crescent, Cathcart, to John James Gow and Jeanie Gow (ms Esilman).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 2, at 23 Queen’s Crescent, Cathcart with his parents John J (31) and Jeannie (31) and siblings John J (5), Harry E (4) and Dorothy E (6 months).[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 12, at Stencairn, Eaglesham Road, Cathcart with his parents John J and Jeanie and siblings John J, Harry and Dorothy.[3]He was a pupil at the High School of Glasgow.[4]

In 1911, he lived, age 22, at 97 St Andrew’s Drive, Pollokshields, with his parents and siblings John J and Dorothy E. He was a clerk in a shipping office.[5]

At the time of his death his parents lived at 4, Boleyn Rd., Pollokshields West, Glasgow.

He was a Private in the 16th Battalion Royal Scots (Service No: 43754).

He died, aged 28, on the 9th April 1917.

He is buried in Ste. Catherine British Cemetery.[6]

He is commemorated in the HSG Book of Service and Remembrance and the GlasgowRoll of Honour. 

He was awarded, The Victory and The British War Medal[7]

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[1]Birth Certificate 560 303
[2]1891 Census 560 003 038
[3]1901 Census 560A 008 005
[4]HSG Book of Service and Remembrance 
[5]1911 Census 644/18 023 032
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/50616/GOW,%20WILLIAM
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James Tait Gowanlock

He was born on the 23 February 1897 in Rostellan, Cork to Walter Gowanlock and Jane Carlisle Tait.[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 4, at Muirhouses School House, Carriden, West Lothian with his parents Walter (43) and Jane C (24) and siblings Janet (11), Jeanie (9) and Walter (3).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 14, at 9 Princes Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Walter and Jane C and siblings Janet T and Walter.[3]

He was a Private in the 7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No: 1455).

He died on the 28th June 1915.

He is commemorated on Panel 92 to 97at the Helles Memorial, Turkey.

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 2 of the edition of the 30thJuly 1915.[4]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Ancestry.co.uk
[2]1901 Census 633/2 002 084
[3]1911 Census 644/18 019 120
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/693703/GOWANLOCK,%20JAMES
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Walter Gowanlock

He was born on the 22ndApril 1898 at 18 Waverley Gardens, Crossmyloof, Glasgow to Walter Gowanlock and Jane Carlisle Tait.[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 3, at Muirhouses School House, Carriden, West Lothian with his parents Walter (43) and Jane C (24) and siblings Janet (11), Jeanie (9) and James (4).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 14, at 9 Princes Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Walter and Jane C and siblings Janet T and James.[3]

He was a Private in the 8th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No: 265463

He was awarded the Military Medal.[4]

He died on the 29th July 1918. He is buried in the Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoir, Aisne, France.[5]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 560 247
[2]1901 Census 633/2 002 084
[3]1911 Census 644/18 019 120
[4]British Army Recipients of the Military Medal
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/297769/GOWANLOCK,%20W
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Robert N. Gray

He lived at 4 Melville Street, Pollokshields.[1]

He was a Private (Service No: 43606) in the 10th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

He died on the 1stAugust 1917.

He is commemorated on Panel 22 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[2]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[3]

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[1]Glasgow Roll of Honour
[2]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/907615/gray,-robert/
[3]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James Grieve

He was born on the 4thJuly 1893 at 16 Hamilton Road, Motherwell, Lanarkshire to John Grieve and Margaret Goodwin. [1]

Son of Margaret Grieve, of 15, Mariscat Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow, and the late John Grieve. Native of Motherwell.

In 1901 he lived, age 7, at 733 Shields Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents John (61) and Margaret (48) and sister Dorothy (8).

In 1911, he lived, age 17, at 733 Shields Road, with his and sister Dorothy. He was an apprentice mining engineer.[2]

He was a Corporal in the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders (Service No: 13056). 

He died, aged 22, on the 26th June 1916. 

He is buried in Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.[3]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour 

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[4]

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[1]Birth Certificate 639 691
[2]1911 Census 644/18 020 017
[3]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/251630/GRIEVE,%20JAMES
[4]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Gunn

Son of William and Elizabeth L. Gunn, of 2, Leven St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.

In 1901, he lived, age 8, at 220 Albert Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents William (40) and Elizabeth (33) and siblings Jenny (5) and Arthur (2).[1]

In 1911, he lived, age 18, at 38 Keir Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents William (50) and Elizabeth (43) and siblings Jennie (15), James A (12) and Allan G (6). He was an underclothing salesman.[2]

He was a Corporal in the 5th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No: 5910) 

He died, aged 23, on the 1st July 1915. 

He is buried in Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.[3]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[4]

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[1]1901 Census 644/13 036 172
[2]1911 Census 644/18 017 118
[3]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/280982/GUNN,%20WILLIAM
[4]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Arthur Henderson

He was born on the 23rdJuly 1893 at 31 Aston Terrace, Partick, Glasgow to Alexander Henderson and Sarah Smith Irving.[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 7, at 120 Mains Street, Blythswood, Glasgow with his parents Alexander (53) and Sarah Smith (34) and siblings Henry Palmer (12), Alexander Irving (10) and Elizabeth Patricia (4).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 17, atAuchinbrae,35 Newark Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his parents Alexander (63) and Sarah Smith (44) and siblings Henry Palmer (22), Alexander Irving (20) and Elizabeth Patricia (14).He was a shop assistant in the drapery trade. [3]

He was a Lieutenant in the 52nd (Lowland) Div. Cyclist Coy. Army Cyclist Corps.

He died, aged 23, on the 4th August 1916.

He is buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.[4]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 646/3 1120
[2]1901 Census 644/7 023 125
[3]1911 Census 644/18 023 149
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/474792/HENDERSON,%20ARTHUR
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Thomas Fairley Henderson

He was born on the 27thMay 1895 at 69 Cadder Street, Tradeston, Glasgow to William Henderson and Margaret Pringle. [1]

In 1901, he lived, age 5, at 19 Keir Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents William (48) and Margaret (49) and siblings Minnie I (17), Gracie B (15), Isabell (14), Margaret W (12), Thomas F (5) and Marjorie (1 month).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 15, at 19 Keir Street, with his parents and siblings. [3]

He was a Private in the 1st/1st Battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment (Service No: 203231).

He died, aged 23, on the 18th November 1918.

He is buried in the Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. [4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 377
[2]1901 Census 644/13 036 114
[3]1911 Census 644/18 018 021
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/288650/HENDERSON,%20THOMAS%20FAIRLEY
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Archibald Thomson Hendry

He was born on the 7thDecember 1881 at New Ardrossan, Ayrshire to Charles Hendry and Mary Thomson.[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 19, at 5 Leslie Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his motherMary (52) and siblings Mary K (26), Annie T (24) and Daniel (20). He was a clerk to a produce broker. [2]

In 1911, he lived, age 29, at 14 Glencairn Drive, Pollokshields with his mother Mary and siblings Catherine (38), Mary K (36), Annie T (34) and Daniel (30) He was produce broker.[3]

He lived at 61 Glencairn Drive.

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion Cameron Highlanders.

He died, aged 34, on the 23rd October 1916.

He was buried in Ardrossan Cemetery.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of the 25thOctober 1916.

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[1]Birth Certificate 576/2 153
[2]1901 Census 644/13 032 016
[3]1911 Census 644/18 020 144
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/663411/HENDRY,%20ARCHIBALD%20THOMSON
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Stephen Hindle Jnr

He was born on the 23rdAugust 1894 at 104 Blythswood Drive, Kelvin, Glasgow to Stephen Hindle and Agnes Hill Hutton. [1]

In 1901, he lived, age 6, at Wellwood, 12 Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Stephen (85) and Agnes H (36) and siblings George C H (7) and Margaret H (5). [2]

In 1911 he lived, age 16, at Moniford, 12 Sutherland Avenue with his parents and siblings Margaret (15) and Lois (9). [3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the Tank Corps. 

He died, aged 23, on the 26th March 1918 

He is buried in the Bray Hill British Cemetery, Bray=Sur=Somme, Somme, France.[4]

He is commemorated on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial and in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

He is commemorated on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial and in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/9 1325
[2]1901 Census 644/14 029 052
[3]1911 Census 644/18 025 104
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/546884/HINDLE,%20STEPHEN
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John S Hislop

He and his twin brother David were born on 14thOctober 1881 at 121 West Scotland Street, Kinning Park. His parents were James Ferguson Hislop and Margaret Hislop (ms Small).

In 1891 he lived, aged 9, with his parents and siblings David (9), Peter (8), Annie (3) and Adguaine (1)[1]

In 1901 he lived, aged 19, with his father James (47) and siblings David (19), Peter (18), Annie (23), Ada (14) and Lizzie (6). He was an iron moulder apprentice.[2]

He married Catherine Torrance on the 10thDecember 1909 at 8 Bellahouston Terrace, Govan.

In 1911 he lived, aged 29, with his wife at 258 Craig Street. He was an iron founder.[3]

He was a private in the 1st/4thBattalion Royal Sussex Regiment (Service Number G/21436)

He died on the 29thAugust 1917

He is buried in Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, Aisne, France

Cemetery/memorial reference IIA. B. 7.[4]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 8 of the edition of 4thSeptember 1918 and on page 3 with a photo in the 12th September 1918 edition, and on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]1891 Census 644/14 060 012
[2]1901 Census 644/14 016/l 005
[3]1911 Census 644/18 037 015
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/297816/hislop,-/
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James Scott Hogg

He was born on the 16thJuly 1884 at 6 Cowan Street, Hillhead, Partick to Robert Martin Hogg and Margaret Smith Hogg (ms Mountain).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 6, at 278½ St Vincent Street, Blythswood, Glasgow with his parents Robert M (32) and Margaret S (28).[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 16, at 26 George Street, Blackfriars, Glasgow with his parents and sister Margaret Ann (16). [3]

In 1911 he lived, aged 26, with his parents at Neidpath, 3 Kelburn Avenue, Dumbreck.[4]

He married Margaret (Rita) Ferguson Anderson on the 28thJanuary 1915 at The Grand Hotel, Glasgow.[5]

CWGC Headstone Schedules Mrs J.S. Hogg, Warbin Lodge, 44 Lygon Road, Newington, Edinburgh.

He was a Captain in the 2nd Lowland Field Coy., Royal Engineers. 

He died on the 12thAugust 1917.

He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. Grave Reference: Q. 826.[6]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 7 of the 28thJune 1918 edition.  There is a photo

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[7]

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[1]Birth Certificate 646/3 1071
[2]1891 Census 644/7 063 012
[3]1901 Census 644/5 010 123
[4]1911 Census 644/18 026 028
[5]Marriage Certificate 644/12 019
[6]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/664270/hogg,-/
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Winning Hunter

He was born on the 10thSeptember 1889 at 535 Eglinton Street, Govan, Lanarkshire to James Hunter and Elizabeth Hunter (ms Winning). [1]

In 1891 he lived, aged 1, with his parents and brother James (2) at 535 Eglinton Street, Govan. [2]

In 1901 he lived, aged 11, with his parents and siblings James (12), Isa (7) and Gilbert (2) at 388 Victoria Road, Glasgow.[3]

In 1911 he lived, aged 21, with his mother Elizabeth (45) and his siblings Isabella (17), Gilbert (12) and Bessie (7) at 368 Victoria Road, Crosshill[4]

He was a Lance Corporal (Service No: S/13697) in the 7th Battalion Cameron Highlanders

He died on the 25thSeptember 1915

He is commemorated on Panel 119 to 124 on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1223
[2]1891 Census 644/212 020 080
[3]1901 Census 644/13 028 088
[4]1911 Census 644/18 003 010
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/732524/hunter,-william-winning/
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Duncan Clark Bain Johnston

He was born on the 11thNovember 1893 at 9 Binnie Place, Glasgow to Andrew Johnston and Marion Walker Bain Johnston (ms Bain).[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 7, at 11 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Andrew (38) and Marion (30) and siblings Janet Mck (12), John G (11), and Thomas Mck (2).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 17, at "Glenacre", 10, St. John's Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Janet Mck, John G, Thomas Mck and Margaret D (6).[3]

He was a Private in the 1st/28th Battalion London Regiment (Artists' Rifles) (Service No: 764435) 

He died, aged 24, on the 30th October 1917. 

He is commemorated on Panel 153. of Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[4]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Acdemy War Memorial, and in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and the High School of Glasgow Book of Service and Remembrance.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/4 1158
[2]1901 Census 644/13 030 078
[3]1911 Census 644/18 024 191
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1633629/JOHNSTON,%20DUNCAN%20CLARK%20BAIN
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Thomas McKinnon Johnston:

He was born on the 14thApril 1898 at 11 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow to Andrew Johnston and Marion Walker Bain Johnston (ms Bain).[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 2, at 11 Leven Street with his parents Andrew (38) and Marion (30) and siblings Janet Mck (12), John G (11), and Duncan C B (7).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 12, at "Glenacre", 10, St. John's Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Janet Mck, John G, Duncan C B and Margaret D (6).[3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. 

He died, aged 18, on the 13th November 1916 Age: 18 

He is buried in the Serre Road Cemetery No.1, Pas de Calais, France.[4]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial, and in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and the High School of Glasgow Book of Service and Remembrance,

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/4 1158
[2]1901 Census 644/13 030 078
[3]1911 Census 644/18 024 191
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/593618/JOHNSTON,%20THOMAS%20McKINNON
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Ritchie Johnstone

He was born on the 22ndof September 1898 and was the fourth child of James Johnstone - an iron merchant - and Mary Ritchie.[1]

In 1901 he lived, aged 2, at 33 Kelvingrove Street, Kelvin, Glasgow, with his parents, James (47) and Mary (45), and siblings Helen B (8), Allan T (7) and Anna Mary (4).[2]

In 1911 he lived, aged 12, at 25 Herriet Street, Pollokshields with his parents and siblings Helen B (18), Allan T (17) and Anna Mary (14).[3]

He lived at 212a St Vincent Street.

He was a Lieutenant in the 244th Squadron, Royal Air Force

He died on the 14thAugust 1918.

He is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.[4]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and the High School of Glasgow Book of Service and Remembrance.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/9 1470
[2]1901 Census 644/9 018 080
[3]1911 Census 644/18 017 021
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2894720/johnstone,-john-ritchie/
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Reid Kelly

He was born on the 4thNovember 1886 at Ashbourne Cottage, Carluke, Lanarkshire to James Thomson Kelly and Agnes Kelly (ms Gibson)[1]

In 1891 he lived, aged 4, with his parents and siblings Jessie (8), Ellen (6) and William (4) at 2 Market Road, Carluke, Lanarkshire. [2]

In 1901 he lived with his parents and siblings above and brother Thomas (8) at 53 Findlay Drive, Springburn, Glasgow.[3]

In 1911 he was a boarder at 9 Queens Mansions, Brook Green, Hammersmith, London W.  He was an artist.[4]

In 1915 the family lived at 1 Princes Street, Pollokshields.[5]

He was originally a Private (Service No: 41014) in the Royal Scots Fusiliers.

He was promoted to Second Lieutenant and transferred to the 10th Battalion The King's (Liverpool Regiment)

He was killed in action on the 18thJune, 1918.

He is buried in the Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: V. A. 6.[6]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and the He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of the 28 June 1918. There is a portrait.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[7]

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[1]Birth Certificate 629 261
[2]1891 Census 629 002 039
[3]1901 Census 6443/3 047 038
[4]1911 Census 003 027 252
[5]1915 Valuation Roll
[6]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/195013/kellie,-/
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Robert Thomas King

He was born on the 1stMay 1892 at Abercorn Cottage, Rothesay to Robert and Jessie King (ms Edmond). [1]

In 1901, he lived, age 8, at 15 Lockhart Place, Hawick, Roxburghshire with his parents Robert (45) and Jessie (40) and siblings Helen (14), Margaret A (12), and William (11).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 18, at 16 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Robert  and Jessie and siblings Helen M, Margaret A, William.[3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 6th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders.

He died, aged 26, on the 31st July 1918.

He is buried in the Caestre Military Cemetery, Nord, France.[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal [5]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial and on the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

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[1]1911 Census 558 088
[2]1901 Census 789/1 008 094
[3]1911 Census 644/18 012 086
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/70398/KING,%20ROBERT%20THOMAS
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index


 

Douglas Reid King MC

He was born on the 30thDecember 1890 at Auchengower, 5 Abercromby Street, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire to John and Isabella Macfarlane King (ms Colville).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 3 months, at Auchengower, 5 Abercromby Street, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire, with his parents John (55) and Isabella M (39) and siblings Catherine A (20), John (18), Margaret (16), Anabella (12), Martha M (10), Thomas (7) and David M (6).[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 10, at Auchengower, with his parents John and Isabella M and siblings John, Margaret, Anabella and Martha.[3]

In 1911, he lived, age 20, at Auchengower, with his parents John and Isabella M and siblings John, Margaret, David M, Alan (18), and Ethel (21). He was a medical student. [4]

M.B., Ch.B. of Glasgow University August 1914.[5]

He was a Captain in the 74th Field Ambulance. Royal Army Medical Corps.

He was awarded the Military Cross and "Mentioned in Despatches".

He died, aged 26, on the 7th June 1917.

He is buried in the Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. [6]

He is commemorated on Glasgow University Web Site and in the Glasgow Roll of Honour where his address is given as 3 Nithsdale Place.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal. [7]

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[1]Birth Certificate 503 006
[2]1891 Census 503 006 091
[3]1901 Census 503 007 105
[4]1911 Censussus 503 007 069
[5]https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=588
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/105176/KING,%20DOUGLAS%20REID
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

David Myles Laidlaw

He was born on the 7thSeptember 1878 at 105 Douglas Street, Blythswood, Glasgow to William P. and Jane Laidlaw (ms Myles).[1]

In 1881, he lived, age 2, at 105 Douglas Street, Blythswood, Glasgow, with his parents William Park (36) and Jane (39) and siblings Walter (12) and Margaret (8), [2]

In 1891, he lived, age 12, at 11 Battery Place, Rothesay, Bute, with his parents and Jane (39) and siblings. [3]

In 1901, he lived, age 22, at 12 Bruce Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his parents and Jane (39) and siblings.  He was a stationer.[4]

He married Hilda Margaret Hellinick Gardner on the 12 September 1911 at St Peter, Notting Hill, Kensington. [5]

He was a Private in the "D" Coy. 6th Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) (Service No: 16531).

He died, aged 39, on the 31st July 1917.

He is buried in No Man's Cot Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[6]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour where his address is given as 55 Dalziel Drive. 

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[7]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/7 747
[2]1881 Census 644/7 071 012
[3]1891 Census 558 020 050
[4]1901 Census 644/14 032A 095
[5]Parish Register
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/447469/LAIDLAW,%20DAVID%20MYLES
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Robert Stuart Laidlaw

He was born on the 5thNovember 1883 at 23 Ayton Road, Pollokshields to William Laidlaw and Caroline Laidlaw (ms Peploe)[1]

In 1891 he lived, aged 7, at 23 Aytoun Road with his parents and sister Sarah Lilly (12), [2]

In 1901 he lived at Dunluce, 17 St John’s Road with his father and sister.[3]

He appears in the Glasgow Roll of Honour

He was a Private (Service No: 431036) in the 3rd Battalion Canadian Pioneers.

He died on the 13thJune 1916, Aged 31

He is commemorated on Panel 32 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial[4]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 1110
[2]1891 Census 644/14 038 038
[3]1901 Census 644/14 028 036
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1593668/laidlaw,-robert-stuart/
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Archibald Lauder

He was born on the 31stMay 1884 at 222 Paisley Road, Glasgow to Alexander and Isabella Lauder (ms Blackwood).[1]

In 1891 he lived, age 6, at 2 Herriet Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Alexander (36) and Isabella Blackwood (34) and siblings Lizzie (8), Isabella (8), and Jane (2).[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 16, at Raduala, Terregles Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Alexander (47) and Isabella Blackwood (45) and siblings Lizzie (18), Isabella (14), Jane (12), Jessie (8) and Alexander (3). He was a pawnbroker’s assistant.[3]

In 1911, he lived, age 26, at Raduala, 125, Terregles Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Alexander and Isabella Blackwood and siblings Elizabeth, Isabella, Jane, Jessie and Alexander. He was a pawnbroker.[4]

He was a Lance Corporal in the "A" Coy. 11th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Service No: 14910). 

He died on the 10th July 1917. 

He is buried in Ypres Town Cemetery Extension, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[5]

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial and in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 526
[2]1881 Census 644/13 051 052
[3]1901 Census 644/14 029 009
[4]1911 Census 644/18 023 065
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/446580/LAUDER,%20ARCHIBALD
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Arthur Ernest Liddell

He was born on the 29thMarch 1878 at 34 Woodlands Road, Kelvin, Glasgow, to William and Margaret Liddell (ms Hannah).[1]

In 1881, he lived, age 3, at 10 Binnie Place, Calton, Glasgow with his parents William (46) and Margaret (40) and siblings Maggie G (13), William L (10), Matthew H (8), Alexr H (6), Geo R (4) and Annie T(7 months).[2]

In 1891, he lived, age 13, at 339 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow with his parents and siblings.[3]

In 1901, he lived, age 23, at 4 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings. He was a mercantile clerk.[4]

In 1911, he lived, age 33, at 112 Gloucester Street, Govan, Glasgow with his parents and siblings. He was a drapery warehouseman.[5]

He was a Private in the 2nd Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers (Service No: 202093). 

He died, aged 40, on the 21st August 1918. 

He is buried in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers, Pas de Calais, France.[6]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour. 

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[7]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/9 595
[2]1881 Census 644/4 027 113
[3]1891 Census 644/9 046 068
[4]1901 Census 644/13 021 159
[5]1911 Census 644/18 014 184
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/305553/LIDDELL,%20ARTHUR%20ERNEST
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Edward Jones Lindsay

He was born on the 9thJanuary 1880 at 129 North John Street, St Rollox, Glasgow to Thomas Lindsay and Wilhemina Lindsay (ms Forsyth).[1]

In 1881, he lived, age 1, at 129 North John Street, St Rollox, Glasgow with his parents Thomas and Wilhelmina F Lindsay and his siblings William F (9), Thomas F (8) and John Findlay (5)[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 20, at 203 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow with his parents and siblings.[3]

When he joined the Canadian Infantry, he was living in Victoria, British Columbia. He was a Civil Engineer [4]
He was a Private (Service No: 706236) in the 29th Battalion Canadian Infantry

He died on the 21stAugust 1917

He is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[5]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 8 of the edition of the 7thAugust 1918

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal[6]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/6 332
[2]1881 Census 644/6 006 084
[3]1901 Census 644/14 028 019
[4]Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; CEF Personnel Files; Reference: RG 150; Volume: Box 5652 - 59
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1570571/lindsay,-edward-jones/
[6]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

James Walker Liston:

He was born on the 27thJuly 1894 at 69 Cadder Street, Tradeston, Glasgow to Robert and Marion Liston (ms Walker).[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 6, at 19 Glencairn Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents Robert (41) and Marion (40) and siblings Robert (11), Marion (10), and John (5) [2]

In 1911, he continued to live, age 16, at 19 Glencairn Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings.[3]

He was a Private in the 2nd Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers (Service No: 40401). 

He died, aged 22, on the 25th September 1916. 

He is commemorated on Pier and Face 4 A and 4 D. of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.[4]

His parents lived at 9, Fotheringay Rd., Glasgow.

He is commemorated on the Albert Road Academy War Memorial and in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal. [5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 509
[2]1901 Census 644/15 027 144
[3]1911 Census 644/18 020 113
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/800848/LISTON,%20JAMES%20WALKER
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

Alfred Thomas. Logan

 was born on the 3rdSeptember 1888 at 122 South Portland Street, Gorbals, Glasgow, Lanarkshire to Thomas Logan and Mary Logan (ms Bissett). [1]

In 1891, he lived, age 2, at 122 South Portland Street, Gorbals, Glasgow with his parents Thomas (46) and Mary (34) and brother Frederick W A (10). [2]

In 1901, he lived, age 12, at 822 Pollokshaws Road, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his parents and brother. [3]

In 1911, he lived, age 22, at 10, Regent Park Terrace, Strathbungo, Glasgow with his parents. He was a medical student [4]

He graduated MB ChB from Glasgow University in 1915. 

He was a Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps attached 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards.

He was "Mentioned in Despatches". [5]

He died, aged 28, on the 16th September 1916. He is commemorated on Pier and Face 4 C. of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.[6]

He is commemorated on the Glasgow University Web Site and in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of the 25thOctober 1916.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal.[7]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1054
[2]1891 Census 644/12 012 072
[3]1901 Census 644/14 026 099
[4]1911 Census 644/14 019 070
[5]https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=181
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/801173/LOGAN,%20ALFRED%20THOMAS
[7]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

John Hastie Logan MC

He was born in Liverpool in 1884. Brother of Mr. J. S. Logan, of 189, Kemure St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.

In 1891, he lived, age 6, at 38 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his Aunts Isabella (25), Elizabeth D (26) and Catherine S (22) Stewart, his mother Janelle Logan (34) and siblings Janelle (14) and James (9). [1]

In 1901, he lived, age 16, at 314 Dumbarton Road, Sandyford, Glasgow with his aunt Elizabeth D Stewart (39) and sister Minnie Bird (33) and brother James S (20).[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 26, at 29 Leven Street with his aunt Elizabeth D Stewart (51) and brother James S (30).[3]

He was a Captain in the 13th Battalion Royal Scots. 

He was awarded the Military Cross. In June 1917 

He died, aged 33, on the 1st August 1917. 

He is commemorated on Panel 11 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[4]

He is commemorated in the High School of Glasgow Book of Service and Remembrance and the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medal.[5]


[1]1891 Census 644/13 050 015
[2]1901 Census 644/9 016 051
[3]1911 Census 644/18 013 092

[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1619262/LOGAN,%20JOHN%20HASTIE
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index
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William Struthers Lothian

He was born on the 4thDecember 1894 at 128 Rose Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow to Charles and Janet Lothian (ms Struthers).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 6, at 23 West Scotland Street, Plantation, Glasgow with his parents Charles (40) and Mary (48) and siblings James (14) and Elizabeth (11).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 16, at 141 Waddell Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow with his parents Charles and Mary.[3]

He was a Private (Service No: 19473) 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry

He died on the 1stAugust 1917

He is commemorated on Panel 38 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[4]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour which has him living at 128 West Street Tradeston, Glasgow.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/11 2537
[2]1901 Census 646A/2 031 136
[3]1911 Census 644/15 037 052
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1619359/lothian,-william/
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

 

William Francis Low

He was born on the 22ndOctober 1891 in Pollokshields.[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 9, at 240 Darnley Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his Father William (50), mother Jane (48) and siblings Annie (13), Edith (10) and James (7) [2]

In 1911, he lived, age 19, at 26 Herriet Street, Pollokshields, with his mother Jane and siblings Annie, Edith, and Norman (17). [3]

He was a Private in the 7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service Number 1826)

He died on the 28thJune 1915

He is commemorated on Panel 93 to 98 of the Helles Memorial, Turkey[4]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour which has him living at 26 Herriet Street, Pollokshields.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medal[5]

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 768
[2]1901 Census 644/13 030 035
[3]1911 Census 644/18 017 197
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/690558/low,-frank-william/
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

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James McCallum: Husband of Elizabeth T. McCallum, of 326, Crown St., Glasgow.
He was a Corporal in the Cyclist Coy. Army Cyclist Corps 52nd (Lowland) Div. (Service No: 118). He died, aged 25,on the 4the August 1916. He is buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
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James Morrison McChlery: Son of George and Ellen Hood Patrick McChlery, of 20, Hamilton Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 6th Sqdn. Royal Air Force. He died, aged 20, on the 8th October 1918. He is buried in the Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, France.
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Samuel George McClelland: He was a Second Lieutenant in the 8th Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. He died on the 25th September 1915. He is commemorated on Panel 53 to 56 of the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Report in the Scotsman 10/11/1916: " Sec. Lt. S. G. McClelland. K.O.S.B. (previously reported missing, now presumed to have been killed), was the fourth son of Mr A. McClelland. 51 Fotheringay Road. Pollokshields, and Buenos Ayres, Argentina. He was educated at Dollar Academy, and was a medical student at Glasgow University when war broke out. He received his commission in December 1914."
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James McDowall: Son of James and Mary McDowall, of 102, McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the Royal Army Service Corps M.T. attd. "K" Siege Park, Australian Heavy Artillery (Service No: M2/227413). He died, aged 21, on the 28th February 1919. He is buried in the Maubeuge (Sous-Le-Bois) Cemetery, Nord, France.
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Alexander Laidlaw McFarlane: Son of Andrew and Elizabeth Laidlaw McFarlane, of 42, McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 1st Bn. Royal Munster Fusiliers. He died, aged 23, on the 2nd September 1918. HJe is buried in the Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
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William Govan McNab: Son of John McNab, of 24, Haggs Rd., Pollokshaws, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 1st/8th Bn. Royal Scots (Service No: 48775). He died, aged 31, on the 12th April 1918. He is buried in the Pernes British Cemetery, Ps de Calais, France. See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here.Back

Robert Glasgow McNaught: Son of Duncan and Jeanie McNaught, of 43, Regent Park Square, Strathbungo, Glasgow.
He was a Leading Telegraphist in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in H.M. Trawler "Morococala." (Service No: Clyde Z/22) He died, aged 22, on the 19th November 1917 He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.
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John Fraser McNeil: Son of Jeanie and the late Peter McNeil, of Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the "D" Bty. 256th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. He died, aged 31, on the 9th September 1918 He is buried in the Lingy-St. Flochel, British Cemetery, Averdoingt, Pas de Calais, France.
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Alex McIntyre McNidder: Son of William and Margaret McNidder, of "Bukit Chermin," Letham Drive, Newlands, Glasgow. Born at Govanhill, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 17th Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 2781). He died, aged 28,on the 1st July 1916 He is buried in the Londsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France.
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George E. Main: He was a Lieutenant in the 6th Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. He died on the 12th October 1917. He is commemorated on Panel 66 to 68, Tyne Cot Memorial West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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John Heath Marshall: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Marshall, of 22, Melville St. Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 7th Bn.The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) (Service No: G/23168). He died, aged 21, on the 12th October 1917. He is commemorated on Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A, Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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Jack Muir Martin: Son of William Martin, of Glasgow.
He was a Lieutenant in the 7th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). He died on the 6th November 1918. He is buried in the Berlaimont Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.
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Will Simpson Melvin: Son of William Melvin, of "Oakdene," Sherbrooke Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force and 1st/4th Bn. Rifle Brigade. He died, aged 21, on the 23rd August 1918. He is buried in the Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
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Thomas Nelson Millar: Son of Alexander and Janet Johnstone Millar, of 7, Newark Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Lance Corporal in the 5th Bn. Cameron Highlanders (Service No: 87). He died, aged 22, on the 3th May 1917. He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Paas de Calais, France.
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Robert Duncan Miller: Son of the late Edward and Mrs. Miller, of 84, Nithsdale Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 4252) He died, aged 19, on the 13th June 1916. He is buried in Cambrin Chuchyard Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
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Ralph Wilson Moodie: He was a Captain in the 6th Bn. attd. 1st/5th Bn. Gordon Highlanders. He died on the 17th May 1917 He is commemorated on Bay 8 and 9, Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
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Thos B. Moodie: He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 4914) He died on the 25th August 1916. He is commemorated on Pier and Face 15 C, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

James Cuzen Brown Morgan: Son of James Morgan, of 130, Woodstock Avenue, Shawlands, Glasgow.
He was a Serjeant in the 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 330532) He died, aged 29, on the 4th Jun 1919. He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.
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Hugh Albert Munro: Son of George and Jessie B. Munro, of 114, Durward Avenue, Waverley Park, Glasgow.
He was a Private 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 2472) He died, aged 23, on the 16th May 1915. He is commemorated on Panel 37 and 38 of the Le Touret Memorial, Ps de Calais, France.
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Ronald Munro: Son of John J. and Jessie G. Munro, of 164, Nithsdale Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Lieutenant in "B" Coy. 1st/5th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He died, aged 22, on the 8th August 1917. He is buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).
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Alan Murphy: Son of John H. and Margaret Wilson Murphy, of 253, Albert Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow. Of Ayr.
He was a Serjeant in the 2nd Scottish Horse (Service No: 4943). He died, aged 22, on the 22nd October 1915. he is buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Turkey.
Obituary in the Scotsman of 12/11/1915: "Sergeant Allan Wilson Murphy, 1/2nd Scottish Horse, killed at the Dardanelles, was twenty-two years of age. His parents reside in Albert Road, Pollokshields"
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John Norton Norwood: Son of John Cheesman Norwood and Maria Bradbury Norwood, of 24, Leven St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 4th Bn. attd. 2nd Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He died, aged 24, on the 22nd July 1916. He is buried in the Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Report in the Scotsman 25//7/1916: "Sec. Lt. John Norton Norwood, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (killed), was the only son of Mr and Mrs John C. Norwood, 24 Leven Street, Pollokshields."
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John Caird Parker: Son of John Caird Parker and Helen Parker, of 55, Cromartie Avenue, Newlands, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 11th Bn. Border Regiment. He died, aged 20, on the 1st July 1916. Age: 20 He is buried in the Londsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France.
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Robert Archibald Peacock: Son of Robert Archibald Peacock, J.P., and Barbara Bowie Lindsay Peacock, of Dunard, Maxwell Park, Glasgow.
He was a Lieutenant in the 12th Bn. attd. 10th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). He died, aged, 22, on the 27th January 1916. He is buried in the Verrmelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
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A. Douglas Perritt: Son of Duncan and Agnes Perritt, of 294, West Princes St., Glasgow.
he was a Private in the "B" Coy., 1st/7th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No: 1301) He died, aged 20, on the 19th November 1915. He is buried in the Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Tureky.
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James Ewing Phillips: Son of James and Janet S. Phillips, of 343, Kilmarnock Rd., Newlands, Glasgow.
He was a Captain in the Royal Air Force. He died, aged 19, on the 16th September 1918 Age: He is buried in the St. Emilie Valley Cemetery. Villiersp-Faucon, Somme, France.
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Alexander Vallance Riddell: He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 2606). He died on the 13th October 1915. He is buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension, Pas de Calais, France. See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

George T. Y. Rhind:
He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 1757). He died on the 9th July 1915. He is buried in the Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France.
Report from the Scotsman 19/07/1915: "George T. Y. Rhind, 9th Highland Light Infantry (Glasgow Highlanders), killed in France on 9th inst., was 20 years of age, and had been in the battalion for three years. Previous to the war he was employed as an apprentice engineer with Messrs Harland & Wolff. Attached to the cyclist section, Pte. Rhind was, along with other comrades at a burial service when a shell burst among them, and he received fatal injuries."
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David Norman Robertson: Son of David and Mary C. Steel Robertson, of "Craigard," 343, Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 60th Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps. He died, aged 23, on the 16th April 1917. He is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Report in the Scotsman 17/09/1917: "Sec. Lt. D. NORMAN ROBERTSON, Royal Flying Corps, missing. since 16th April 1917, and now reported killed on that date, was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs David Robertson, 43 Albert Drive, Pollokshields, GLASGOW. He completed his apprenticeship as an engineer with James Howden & Co. (Ltd.), Glasgow. and, afterwards entered the Northern Aircraft Hydroplane School at Windermere, where he took his pilot's certificate. Sec. Lt. Robertson was 23 years of age."
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William Marr Robertson: Son of Mrs. J. Robertson. Born at Queen's Park, Glasgow.
He was a Lieutenant in the 3rd Bn. attd. 25th Bn.Northumberland Fusiliers. He died, aged 20, on the 12th July 1919. He is buried in the Haifa War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).
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Wm. Fletcher Roxburgh: Son of Jacobina Roxburgh, of 44, Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow, and the late Robert Roxburgh.
He was a Lieutenant in the 7th Bn. Highland Light Infantry. He died, aged 27, on the 23rd MArch 1918. He is commemorated on Bay 8. of the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Report in the Scotsman 5/4/1918: "Lt. WILLIAM FLETCHER ROXBURGH, H.L.I. (killed), was the elder son of Mr and Mrs Robert Roxburgh. Ravenswood, 44 Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields, GLASGOW. He was 27 years of age.
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John Russell: Son of Thomas and Jessie Russell, of Silverwells, 14, Newark Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 1st/7th Bn.Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). He died on the 21st April 1917. He is buried in the Deir El Belah War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).
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William Rennie Scott: Son of Alexander and Agnes Rennie Scott, of 137, St. Andrew's Rd., Glasgow. Of Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the "B" Coy. 1st/7th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No: 1709). He died, aged 22, on the 28th June 1915. He is buried in the Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Turkey (including Gallipoli).
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Ian Herbert Croal Shannon: Son of the Rev. John A. Shannon and Mrs. Annie Molyson Croal Shannon, of Balbirnie U.F. Manse, Markinch, Fife.
He was a Private in 7th Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) (Service No: 2713) He died, aged 20, on the 16th June 1915.He is commemorated on Panels 24 to 26 of the Le Touret Memorial, PAs de Calais, France.
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George Sharp: Son of David and Jane S. Sharp, of 56, Paterson St., South Side, Glasgow; husband of Constance Howard Cranston (formerly Sharp), of 71, Lambhill St., South Side, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 10th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No: 28575). He died, aged 28, on the 1st August 1917. He is commemorated on Panel 22 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial YPRES (MENIN GATE), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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Edmund Frederick Lewis Shaw: Son of James and Mary Irvine Shaw, of 129, Kilmarnock Rd., Glasgow.
He was a Lance Corporal in the 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 331550). He died, aged 27, on the 7th February 1917. He is buried in the Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
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John Kendrick Skinner VC, DCM: Croix de Guerre (France). Son of Walter Skinner; husband of Annie E. Y. Skinner, of 173, St. Andrew's Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow. Native of Glasgow.
He was Company Serjeant Major in the 1st Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers (Service No: 6895). He was Awarded V C and D C M. He died, aged 35, on the 17th March 1918. He is buried in the Vlamertingh New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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Andrew Hamilton Sloan: Son of Arthur F. and Marion G. Sloan, of 28, Second Avenue, Cathcart, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 6th Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 26357). He died, aged 23, on the 1st July 1916. He is commemorated on Pier and Face 15 C of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
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Arthur James Sloan: Son of Arthur F. and Marion G. Sloan, of 28, Second Avenue, Cathcart, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the "C" Bty. 315th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. He died, aged 25, on the 30th August 1918 He is buried in the Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Pas de Calais, France.
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Duncan Robertson Moir Smith: Son of Robert Smith and the late Elizabeth Moir Smith, of Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 1st Bn. Royal Scots. He died, aged 20, on the 27th August 1917. He is buried in the Hargicourt British Cemetery. Ainse, France.
Report in the Scotsman 7/9/1917 "Sec. Lt. DUNCAN R. M. SMITH, Royal Scots (died of wounds), was the second son of Mr and Mrs Robert Smith, 20 Carment Drive, Shawlands, late Mansfield, Pollokshields, Glasgow. He was a native of Pollokshields, and is former pupil of Bellahouston Academy and Allan Glen's School. Sec. Lt. Smith, who had been in the Army for two years, was a civil and mining engineer in the employment of Mr Harry W. Lewin, 154 West Regent, Street, Glasgow. He was 20 years of age."
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David James Stevenson: Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Stevenson, of 22, Terregles Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 5th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). He died, aged 23, on the 22nd June 1916 He is buried in the Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
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Henry Drysdale Strang: Son of Peter and Janet Strang, of "Hardale," Balvie Rd., Milngavie, Dumbartonshire. Born at Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 16th Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 14773) He died, aged 19, on the 6th july 1917 He is buried in the Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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James Threshie: Son of Mrs. E. N. Threshie, of 8, Keir St., Pollockshields, Glasgow, and the late T. M. Threshie.
He was a Sergeant in 7th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Service No: 180563). He died, aged 34, on the 9th April 1917. He is buried in the Nine Elms Military Cemetery, Thelus, Pas de Calais, France.
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David Waddell: Only son of George B. and Margaret Waddell, of 13, Princes St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 2nd Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Service No: S/14069) He died, aged 20, on the 30th August 1916. He is commemorated on Pier and Face 15 A and 16 C of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
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John Thomson Tweedly Walker: Son of Mrs. Ann Walker, of 73, St. Andrew's Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Lance Corporal in the 16th Bn. Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 30312). He died, aged 39, on the 18th November 1916. He is buried in the Waggon Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France.
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John Walker: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Sharp Walker, of 19, St. Andrew's Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 14th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. He died, aged 21, on the 1 July 1916 He is commemorated on Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

Robert Boyd Wallace: Husband of Milly Wallace, of 15, Keir St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Serjeant in the 5th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No: 200008). He died on the 29th November 1917 He is buried in the Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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John Knox Waterston: Son of John Waterston, of Whinfell, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire.
He was a private Private in the 5th Bn. Cameron Highlanders (Service No: S/41020)He died, aged 20, on the 20th September 1917 He is commemorated on Panel 136 to 138 on the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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Andrew Whitelaw: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Whitelaw, of 84, Plantation St., Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders (Service No: 9028). He died, aged 23, on the 30th April 1916. He is buried in the Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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Robert Smith Wiseman: Son of James and Barbara Douglas Wiseman, of Glasgow.
He was a Bombardier in the 377th Bty. 169th Bde. Royal Field Artillery (Service No: 661054). He died, aged 20, on the 22nd May 1918 He is buried in the Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
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James Stewart Wyper: Son of James and Janet Stewart Wyper, of Nithsdale Lodge, Pollokshields, Glasgow. He returned from Chile to serve.
He was a Lieutenant in the 7th/8th Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. He died, aged 30, on the 8th September 1916. He is buried in the St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
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Alastair William Aitken: Son of James and Margaret Newall Aitken, of Glasgow.
He was a Sergeant (Pilot) in the 228 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Service No: 1567438). He died, aged 19, on the 10th November 1943 He is commemorated on Panel 140 of the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
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George Cluness: Son of Harold Alexander Cluness and Janet Cluness, of Glasgow; husband of Elizabeth Chalmers Leslie Cluness, of Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Lance Bombardier Medium Regt., Royal Artillery 80 (The Scottish Horse) (Service No: 997521). He died, aged 28, on the 7th November 1943. He is buried in the Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy.
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James Crichton: Son of James and Agnes Elizabeth Crichton, of Glasgow.
He was a Lieutenant in the 36 Searchlight Regt. Royal Artillery (Service No: 158562) He died, aged 32, on the 18th October 1942 He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.
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John Rutherford Crosby: Son of John C. and Janette Brechin Crosby; husband of Sheila Mary Somerville Crosby, of Troon, Ayrshire.
He was a Lieutenant in H.M. Trawler Horatio, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He died, aged 25, on the 7th January 1943 He is commemorated on Panel 11, Column 1 of the Lowestoft Naval Memorial , Suffolk.
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Adam Duff Dunlop: He was a Flight Lieutenant (Pilot)in the Royal Air Force (RAFO) (Service No: 70193) He died on the 29th November 1941. He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.
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George Wallace Goldie: He was an Aircraftman 1st Class in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Service No: 1372093) He died on the 11th August 1945. He is commemorated on Panel 290 of the Memorial Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
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Donald Grisdale: Son of William Walter and Sarah Grisdale; husband of Susan Brown Kippen Grisdale, of Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) in 524 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Service No: 135526) He died, aged 26, on the 14th February 1945. He is commemorated on Panel 265 of the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
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William Napier Gray: Son of William N. and Jane MacLaurin Gray, of Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Flying Officer in the 213 Sqdn. Royal Air Force (Service No: 40108). He died, aged 22, on the 31st May 1940. Age: He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
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Peter Johnstone: Son of George Brown Johnstone, and of Agnes Murray Johnstone, of Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 7 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Service No: 1052109). He died, aged 20, on the 8th November 1941 He is buried in the Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
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Edwin Stewart Lawrie M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.S. (Ed.): Surgeon, Malayan Medical Service. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Lawrie, of Pollokshields, Glasgow; husband of Marie Lawrie. Died at Changi Internment Camp, Singapore, on the 21st August 1943. See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

John Robert Sloan Leslie CB TD: He was a Colonel in the General Staff Commands and Staff. Awards: Companion of the Order of the Bath and the Territorial Decoration. He died on the 4th October 1943. He is commemorated on Panel 1. Column 1 of the Brookwood Memorial, Surrey.

Obituary - Glasgow Herald 05/10/1945

COLONEL J. R. S. LESLIE
Glasgow Territorial Chairman

  Colonel J. R. S. Leslie, C.B., T.D., D.L., chairman of the Territorial Army and Air Force Association of Glasgow, and Welfare Officer, Scottish Command, died suddenly in Glasgow last night.
  Since he became Scottish Command Welfare Officer in November, 1939, Colonel Leslie, who was in his 73rd year, had travelled all over Scotland in the discharge of his duties. His gift for friendship and charm of manner endeared him to all, ranks, and he was on his way to a Glasgow theatre where Service men and women were being entertained when he collapsed and died in the street.
  Colonel Leslie had an association with the Volunteer Force and' the Territorial Army extending over half a century. He joined the ranks of the old 3rd L.R.V. in 1890, was commissioned at the beginning of the present century, and transferred to the 7th Cameronians when the unit was formed in 1908. He was in the Territorial Reserve in 1914, and his immediate task on the outbreak of war was to raise and train one of the new battalions. Promoted lieutenant-colonel in 1915, he held appointments in France for the last two years of the war.
  After the Armistice Colonel Leslie took an active part in the administrative work of the Territorial Army and Air Force Association of Glasgow, being appointed chairman in 1936. For a term he was honorary colonel of the 7th Cameronians - his old battalion. In the June, 1941, Honours List he was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath
MANY INTERESTS
  Colonel Leslie was chairman of the Glasgow branch of the British Red Cross Society; a governor of the Victoria Infirmary; a member of the Executive Committee of the Princess Louise Hospital for Limbless Soldiers and Sailors. Erskine; a past chairman of the Coal Trade Benevolent Society 0f Scotland; and he had a close association with the Trades House of Glasgow, having been the Deacon of the Incorporation of Coopers.
  His business connections were with the firm of John Leslie and Co., coal merchants and colliery agents.  In 1934 was appointed a deputy lieutenant of the County of the City of Glasgow
  Colonel Leslie was one of the best known anglers in Scotland, and had fished practically every Scottish loch and river.
He was unmarried, and is survived by two sisters, with whom he lived, and a brother, who is in Canada.

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Alexander McDowall: Son of William John and Elizabeth McDowall; husband of Euphemie McDowall, of Kinning Park, Glasgow, Scotland.
He was a Private in the Pioneer Corps (Service No: 13106368). He died, aged 42, on the 28th November 1944 Age: he is buried in the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-Sur-Mer, Seine-Maritime, France.
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George McGeoch: Son of George and Mary Dick McGeoch, of Glasgow.
He was a Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) in the Royal Air Force (Service No: 644316) He died, aged 20, on the 8th November 1940, He is buried in Craigton Cemetery, Glasgow.
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Tom Dodd MacKay: He was a Lieutenant on the General List seconded to Federated Malay States Volunteer Force (Service No: 257472) He died on the 30th December 1944 He is commemorated on Column 113 of the Singapore Memorial.
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George James Bryce Muir: Son of George and Jessie M. Muir; husband of Helen Muir, of Burnside, Glasgow.
He was a Corporal in the 71 Field Coy. Royal Engineers (Service No: 2121517). He died, aged 33, on the 11th November 1944He is buried in the Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
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Robert Allan Ogg: Son of Robert Alexander and Jennie Ogg. J.P. and Magistrate of the City of Glasgow. Also served in 1914-18 War.
He was a Captain in the Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) (Service No: 50714). He died, aged 50, on the 21st March 1943 He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.
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Robert Lamont Paul: Son of Duncan and Florence Arthur Paul; husband of Margaret Paul, of St. John's Wood, London.
He was a Lieutenant (S) in H.M.S. Fidelity, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He died, aged 25, on the 1st January 1943 He is commemorated on Panel 80, Column 2 of the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Memorial.
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Gordon Hood Whitelaw Pettigrew: Son of Maj. William Pettigrew, M.C., J.P., and Margaret Patrick Pettigrew, of Glasgow.
He was a Pilot Officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Service No: 125817) He died, aged 21, on the 29th October 1942. He is commemorated on Column 249 of the Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
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Robert Hunter Roxburgh: He was a Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in H.M.S. Dulverton. He died on the 7th Decemeber 1942. He is commemorated on Panel 76, Column 3 of the Plymouth Naval Memorial.
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Frank Shuker TD: Son of Albert and G. Shuker; husband of Marjorie M. Shuker, of Glasgow.
He was a Colonel in the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and Commands and Staff. He was awarded the Territorial Decoration. He died, aged 47, on the 6 October 1945. he is buried in the Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

Ian Forbes Stuart: Son of John and Isabella M. Stuart, of Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) 12 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Service No: 1365083) He died, aged 24, on the 4th May 1944. He is buried in Poivres Churchyard, Aube, France. See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

William Tannock M.B.: Son of William and Mary A. Tannock, of Glasgow.
He was a Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps (Service No: 211968). He died, aged 34, on the 31st December 1947. Heis commemorated at Glasgow Crematorium.
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Donald Swanson White MC: Son of Thomas R. and Kit M. White, of Glasgow; husband of Catharine T. White, of Glasgow.
He was a Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals (Service No: 220704). He was awarded the Military Cross. He died, aged 34, on the 21st July 1944 He is buried in the Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France. See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

Ian Alastair Douglas Wilson: Son of David and Kate Wilson, of Glasgow; husband of Vera Doris Wilson, of Pollokshields, Glasgow. Chartered Accountant.
He was a Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in H.M. Yacht Torrent. He died, aged 33, on the 6th April 1941. He is commemorated on Panel 4, Column 3. Lowestoft Naval Memorial, Suffolk. See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here. Back

Hugh Stewart Young: Son of Hugh Morison Young and Sarah Hope Young, of Glasgow.
He was a Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) in the 226 Sqdn. Royal Air Force (Service No: 44820 ) He died, aged 20, on the 12th August 1941. He is buried in Noordwijk General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
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James Reynolds DCM: He was a Guardsman in the Scots Guards. He was killed in action on Mount Tumbledown on the 14th June 1982. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. He is buried in Knadgerhill Cemetery, Irvine. He is also commemorated on a cairn at Sallachy, Lairg. More details of his service can be found here on the Pollokshields Heritage Website. Back


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