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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.

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

1939 - 45

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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Falklands 1982

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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