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Pollokshields Church

Book of Remembrance

Index

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
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
Artchibald 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 Ewing Phillips Titwood Parish Church and Pollokshields East 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. Roberton Pollokshields West Church
William Ross Trinity Church
Wm. Fletcher Roxburgh Trinity Church
John Russell Trinity Church

 

 

Further Details

1914 -19

Arthur Archibald McBeth

He was born on the 17th March 1884 in Kilmallie, Fort William to John McBeth and Euphemia Graham McBeth (ms Carmichael).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 7, at 57 St Andrews Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his father John (54), mother Euphemia G (46) and sibling William John (24), Flora (22), Dora (20), Graham (18), Hugh (11) and Clara (9)[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 17 at 8 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his mother and siblings.[3]

He departed the United Kingdom for Australia on the 25thNovember 1911 on the “Morialta”[4]

He was a Private in the 1st Battalion Australian Infantry, A.I.F. (Service Number 1088)

He died 25thApril 1915, aged 29

He is commemorated on Panel 15 of the Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey[5]

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 520 016
[2]1891 Census 644/13 037 001
[3]1901 Census 644/13 031 090
[4]United Kingdom, Outward Passenger Lists 1890-1960
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/717879/macbeth,-arthur-archibald/
[6]Australia, WW1 Service Records, 1914-1920

 

Angus Hugh McBeth

He was born on the 17th March 1884 in Kilmallie, Fort William to John McBeth and Euphemia Graham McBeth (ms Carmichael).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 11, at 57 St Andrews Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his father John (54), mother Euphemia G (46) and sibling William John (24), Flora (22), Dora (20), Graham(18),  Clara (9) and Arthur A (7)[2].

In 1901, he lived, age 21 at 8 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his mother and siblings.[3]

In 1911, he continued to live, age 31, at 8 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his mother and sister Clara. [4]

He was a Private (Service No: 2090) in the 7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

He died on the 1stJuly 1915

He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Grave Reference: E. 174.[5]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on pages 4 and 6 of the edition of the 16thJuly 1915.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 520 016
[2]1891 Census 644/13 037 001
[3]1901 Census 644/13 031 090
[4]1911 Census 644/18 014 168
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/109295/macbeth,-/
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

 

Alexander Meikle McCallum

He was born on the 1stDecember 1885 at Fairlie, Largs, Ayrshire to John McCallum and Elizbeth McCallum (ms Wark)[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 5, at Oakbank, Fairlie, Largs, Ayrshire with his parents and siblings Malcolm (11), Christina (8), John (6), Daniel (4) and Andrew (1)

In 1901, he lived, age 15, at 21 Melville Street with his Uncle Alexander Meikle. He was a Law student.[2]

In 1911, he lived, age 25, at 73 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, with the parents and siblings Elizabeth L. (30), Christina F. (28), Dan (24), Andrew L. W. (21), Janet (19), Agnes W. (16) and Lilias F. (15). He was a Clerk (LAW)[3]

He was a Captain in the 16th Battalion Highland Light Infantry

He died on the 3rdApril, 1917

He is buried in Foreste Communal Cemetery, Ainse, France.  Grave Reference: II. A. 2.[4]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 5 of the edition of 7thApril 1917. There is a photo.

He is also commemorated on the Fairlie War Memorial[5], the Fairlie’s Men of the Great War website[6]and the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 602 116
[2]1901 Census 644/13 031 042
[3]1911 Census 644/18 018 108
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/286315/mccallum,-/
[5]https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/145706
[6]http://www.fairliesmenofthegreatwar.co.uk/1901/6979.html
[7]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

James McCallum

He was born on the 16thDecember 1890 at 4 Wellcroft Place, Gorbals, Glasgow to James and Catherine McCallum (ms McPhail).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 1, at 4 Wellcroft Place, , Gorbals, with his parents James (25) and Catherine (23). [2]

1n 1901, he lived, age 10, at 101 Caledonia Road, Hutchisontown, Glasgow with his mother and siblings Robina (5), Agnes (3) and Janet (4 months).[3]

In 1911, he lived, age 21, at 316 Crown Street, Hutchisontown, Glasgow. Lodger. He was a Town Postman.[4]

He was married on the 26thApril 1912 at 344 Crown Street, Glasgow to Elizabeth Marshall Thomson. [5]

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 4thAugust 1916. 

He is buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.[6]

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1479
[2]1891 Census 644/12 028 067
[3]1901 Census 644/11 011 018
[4]1911 Census 644/15 019 169
[5]Marriage Certificate 644/15 081
[6]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/475011/McCALLUM,%20JAMES
[7]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

James Morrison McChlery

He was born on the 4thSeptember 1899 at 28 Leven Street, Glasgow. Son of George and Ellen Hood Patrick McChlery, of 20, Hamilton Drive, to George Charles McChlery, Auctioneer and Helen Hood McChlery (ms Patrick). [1]

In 1901 he lived, age 1, at Briardene, 20 Hamilton Drive, with his father George (42), mother Ellen (40) and siblings Isabella (18), George (11), Eleanor (9), William (7), and Grace (4).[2]

In 1911 he continued to live aged 11, at Briardene, 20 Hamilton Drive, with his parents and siblings.

He was educated at Albert Road Academy, Hutchesons' Grammar, and the High School of Glasgow.[3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 6th Squadron Royal Air Force.

He died, aged 20, on the 8th October 1918.

He is buried in the Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, France.[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 Medals[5]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 609
[2]1911 Census 644/18 025 154
[3]High School of Glasgow Book of Service and Remembrance 
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/260654/McCHLERY,%20JAMES%20MORRISON
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Samuel George McClelland:

He was born about 1897 in Mondoza, Argentine Republic.

In 1911 he lived, age 14, at Strathbraan Cottage, Dollar, Clackmannan with his mother Agnes (42) and brother John (11). He was a pupil, aged 14, at Dollar Academy.[1]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 8th Battalion 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. [2]

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."

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medals[3]

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

[1]1911 Census 467 002 057
[2]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/734729/mcclelland,-samuel-george/
[3]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

Neil Watson MacDonald

He was born on the 9thApril 1881 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England152

Son of John and Louisa Emily Hicks MacDonald, of 12, Melville St., Pollokshields, Glasgow, Scotland. 153

In 1891 he lived, aged 9, with his parents and siblings Ronald S (13). John A (12), Colin D (8) and Grace U W (2) at 3 Glossop Street, Leeds, Yorkshire.[1]

On enrollment he was a steamfitter & plumber.

He had server in the R.F.A for 7 years before joining the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force on the 23rdApril 1914[2]

He was a Private in "A" Coy. 13th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Service Number 24155)

He died 24thApril 1915, aged 34

Cemetery/memorial reference Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium[3]

According to the Glasgow Roll of Honour he lived at 12 Melville Street 

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of 2ndJune 1915.  There is a photo.

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star.152

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

[1]1891 Census of England 42 37072 8
[2]Canada, WWI CEF Personnel Files, 1914-1918
[3]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1594086/macdonald,-neil-watson/

 

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. attached "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.[1]

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medals[2]

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

[1]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/581464/McDOWALL,%20JAMES
[2]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index


 

Alexander Laidlaw McFarlane:

He was born on the 10thJune 1895 at Mossfinnan, Glenholm, Peebles to Andrew McFarlane and Elizabeth Laidlaw.[1]

Son of Andrew and Elizabeth Laidlaw McFarlane, of 42, McLellan St., Plantation, Glasgow.

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers. He died, aged 23, on the 2nd September 1918.

He is buried in the Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.[2]

He was awarded The 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medals[3]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 763 007
[2]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/995745/McFARLANE,%20ALEXANDER%20LAIDLAW
[3]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

James A. MacGregor

He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on the 10thDecember 1914 in Liverpool, New South Wales. His age is given as 24 years 4 months.
According to his enlistment papers he was born in Glasgow, Renfrewshire. However, according to the 1901 and 1911 Censuses he was born in Chile, South America. He was a grocer.
Mother Annie Macgregor, 40 Nithsdale Road, Strathbungo, Glasgow[1]

In 1901 he lived, aged 12, with his parents Peter and Annie MacGregor and siblings Alfred George (7), Ernest Henry (5), Evelyn Mary (3) and William Gilmour Clark (11) at 40 Greenfield Street, Elder Park, Govan, Glasgow.[2]

In 1911 he lived, aged 22, with his parents Peter and Annie MacGregor and siblings at 31 Nithsdale Road, Strathbungo. He was an assistant grocer.[3]

He was a Private in the 3rd Battalion Australian Infantry, A.I.F. (Service Number 1588A).

He died on the 7thAugust 1915

He is buried in Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey. Grave reference III. B. 43.[4]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour. 

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

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

[1]National Archives of Australia: B2455, First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, 1914-1920. 
[2]1901 Census 646/2 042 018
[3]1911 Census 644/18 002 015
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/604184/macgregor,-james/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

William Reid McIndoe

He was born on the 1stAugust 1888 to Joseph Leitch McIndoe and Mary Lindsay McIndoe (ms Dunlop), at 29 Annette Street, Govanhill, Glasgow.

In 1891 he lived, aged 2, at 29 Annette Street, Govanhill, Glasgow with his parents and brother John (8 months)[1]

In 1901 he lived with his parents and brother at 703 Cathcart Road, Cathcart, Glasgow[2]

In 1911 he lived with his parents and brother at 62 Cadder Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow. He was a Ironmonger's Agent.[3]

He lived in 62 Cadder Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 5th Battalion attached 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders

He died on the 5thAugust 1918, Aged 30

He is buried in Sandpits British Cemetery, Fouquereuil, Pas de Calais, France.

Grave Reference: III. G. 4.[4]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of the 13thAugust 1918. There is a photo and in The High School of Glasgow Book of Service and Remembrance 

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

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

[1]1891 Census 644/12 097 116
[2]1901 Census 560B 009 149
[3]1911 Census 644/18 016/00 157
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/493034/mcindoe,-william-reid/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Alfred Henry McIntyre

He was born on the 23rd January 1891 at 243 St James’s Road, Glasgow to James Campbell McIntyre and Jane McIntyre (ms McDonald).[1]

In 1891 he lived at 243 St James’s Road, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Marion (8), Mary (7), Walter (4) and George (1).[2]

1n 1901, he lived with his parents and siblings at 9 Caledonian Road, Gorbals, Glasgow.[3]

In 1911, he lived with his parents and siblings at 11 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow.[4]

In 1915 his father lived at 138 Darnley Street Pollokshields, Glasgow.[5]

He was a Lance Corporal (Service No: S/22165) in the 7th Battalion Cameron Highlanders

He died on the 17thAugust 1916.

He is commemorated on Pier and Face 15 B of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France[6]

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour. 

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

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


[1]Birth Certificate 644/6 171
[2]1891 Census 644/6 049 015
[3]1901 Census 644/12 026 002
[4]1911 Census 644/18 013 068
[5]1915 Valuation Roll
[6]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/803044/mcintyre,-alfred-henry/
[7]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

William Govan McNab

He was born on the 23rdSeptember 1886 at 15 High Cartcraig, Pollokshaws to John McNab and Agnes McNab (ms Govan).[1]

In 1891 he lived, age 4, at 75 King Street, Pollokshaws, Renfrewshire with his parents John (27) and Agnes (32) and brother John (6).[2]

In 1901 he lived, age 14, at 85 Harriet Street, Pollokshaws, Renfrewshire with his parents and brother John. He was a Weaving Factory Office Boy.[3]

In 1911 he lived, age 24, at 24 Haggs Road Pollokshaws, Glasgow whith his parents and brother. He was a clerk with Clyde Trust.[4]

He was a Private in the 1st/8th Battalion Royal Scots (Service No: 48775). 

He died, aged 31, on the 12th April 1918. 

He is buried in the Pernes British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.[5]

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 562 419
[2]1891 Census 562 008 202
[3]1901 Census 562/L 011 124
[4]1911 Census 562 002 023
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/119144/McNAB,%20WILLIAM%20GOVAN
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

John Nisbet McNaught

He was born on the 14thOctober 1893 at 59 Abbotsford Place, Glasgow to Duncan McNaught and Jeanie McNaught (ms Nisbet)[1]

In 1901 he lived at 50 McCulloch Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his parents Duncan A and Jeanie and his siblings Annie C (16), Bessie G (15), Jeannie M (13), James (12), Duncan (9), and Robert (5).[2]

In 1911 he lived at 43 Regent Park Square, Strathbungo, Glasgow with his parents and siblings. He was an Apprentice CA.[3]

His address is given as 43 Regent Park Square, Strathbungo, Glasgow in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was a Corporal (Service No: 15945) in the 17th Battalion Highland Light Infantry

He died on the 1stJuly. 1916.

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

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 Medals[5]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1276

[2]1901 Census 644/13 029 147

[3]1911 Census 644/18 010 007

[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/803859/mcnaught,-john/

[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Robert Glasgow McNaught

He was born on the 10thNovember 1895 at 59 Abbotsford Place, Glasgow to Duncan McNaught and Jeanie McNaught (ms Nisbet)[1]

In 1901 he lived at 50 McCulloch Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his parents Duncan A and Jeanie and his siblings Annie C (16), Bessie G (15), Jeannie M (13), James (12), Duncan (9), and John N (8).[2]

In 1911 he lived at 43 Regent Park Square, Strathbungo, Glasgow with his parents and siblings. He was an Apprentice CA.[3]

He was a Leading Telegraphist in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on board the 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.[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 Medals[5]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1327
[2]1901 Census 644/13 029 147
[3]1911 Census 644/18 010 007
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/3041303/mcnaught,-robert-glasgow/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Callum Arthur McNaughton

He was born on the 27thSeptember 1886 at 31 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow to James Hay MacNaughton and Mary Cleland MacNaughton (ms Clelland). His name on his birth certificate was Malcolm Arthur.[1]

In 1891 he lived at 39 Apsley Place, Gorbals, Glasgow with his Grandparents Phin (72) and Margaret (70) McNaughton, his Aunts Margaret J (37), Elizabeth C (35) and Jane G (30) McNaughton, brothers William C (13) and James H (11) McNaughton and cousin Daniel Waters (20).[2]

In 1901 he lived at 29 Keir Street PollokshieldsGlasgow, with his Aunt Margaret J MacNaughton[3].

He was a Private (Service No: 15696) in No. 2 Coy. 17th Battalion Highland Light Infantry

He died on the 1stJuly 1916, aged 29

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

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

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 729
[2]1891 Census 644/12 047 061
[3]1901 Census 644/13 036 129
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/803862/macnaughton,-callum-arthur/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Archibald Gordon McNeil 

He was born on the 6thof March 1899 at Bendutha, Glasgow Road, Paisley to John and Jeanie McNeil (ms Leckie).[1]

In 1901 he lived, aged 2, at Bendutha, Glasgow Road, Paisley, Renfrewshire father John (30), mother Jeanie K (88) and brother Alexander G (4).[2]

In 1911 he lived, aged 12, at 56 Newark Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his father John (40), mother Jeanie K (38) and brothers John H (8), Christopher K (6), Donald S (3) and Norman S (1 month).[3]

On the 27thJune 1917 he gained his Royal Aero Club Aviator’ Certificate at the Graeme-White School, Hendon.[4]

He was a Lieutenant in 87th Squadron Royal Air Force

He died on the 6thSeptember 1918, aged 19

He is buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave Reference: Officers, C. 3. 4.[5]

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

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 573/1 571
[2]1901 Census 573/1 073 008
[3]1911 Census 644/18 023 116
[4]Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates, 1910-1950
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/171690/mcneil,-a.-gordon/
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

John Fraser McNeil

He was born on the 2ndJanuary 1886 at 31 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow to Peter and Jeanie McNeil (ms Fraser).[1]

In 1891, he lived, age 5, at 37 Bentinck Street, Glasgow with his parents Peter (34) and Jeanie (29) and siste Gertrude (1).[2]

In 1901, he lived, age 15, at 32 Gibson Street, Partick with his parents and sister. He was a clerk.[3]

In 1914, he lived at 1 Regent Park Square, Strathbungo, Glasgow. He was a flour salesman.[4]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the "D" Battery 256th Brigade, 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.[5]

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour. 

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 53
[2]1891 Census 644/9 017 084
[3]1901 Census 646/3 001 139 
[4]Glasgow Electoral Roll 324421/7026
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2001685/McNEIL,%20JOHN%20FRASER
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Alex McIntyre McNidder

Son of William and Margaret McNidder, of "Bukit Chermin," Letham Drive, Newlands, Glasgow. 

He was born on the 15thJanuary 1888 at 12 Victoria Road, Govanhill, Glasgow to William and Margaret McNidder (ms McIntyre).[1]

In 1891 he lived, age 3, at 12 Victoria Road, with his parents William (41) and Margaret (42) and sisters Mary (9), Catherine (8) and Maggie (5).[2]

In 1901 he lived, age 13, at 27 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, with his parents and sisters.[3]

In 1911 he lived, age 23, at 284 Maxwell Road, Pollokshields with his parents and sisters. He was a Ship Draughtsman.[4]

He was a Private in the 17th Battalion 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.[5]

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 Medals[6]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 079
[2]1891 Census 644/13 040 079
[3]1901 Census 644/13 029 103
[4]1911 Census 644/18 019 079
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/532219/McNIDDER,%20ALEXANDER%20McINTYRE
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

John Alexander MacRae 

He was born on the 3rdJune 1889 at 7 Wilton Gardens, Kelvin, Glasgow to John Cameron MacRae and Catherine MacRae (ms McMillan).[1]

In 1891, he lived (aged 1), with his parents John C and Catherine MacRae at 7 Wilton Gardens, Glasgow.[2]

In 1901, he lived, with his parents John C and Catherine MacRae and siblings Donald (8), William F (7) and Catherine F (4) at 19 Regent Park Square.[3]

In 1911 he continued to live with his parents and siblings at 19 Regent Park Square. He was a stockbroker’s clerk.[4]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 11th Battalion attached 8th Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders).

He died on the 18thJuly 1916

He is commemorated on Pier and Face 10 A on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.[5]

He is commemorated in The High School of Glasgow Book of Service and Remembrance, The Glasgow Roll of Honour and in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 2 of the edition of the 18thJuly 1917and on page 8 of the edition of the 18thJuly 1918.

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

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[1]Birth Certificate 644/9 942
[2]1891 Census 644/9 083 047
[3]1901 Census 644/14 025 013
[4]1911 Census 644/18 010 007
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/803991/macrae,-john-alexander/
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

John Macara

He was born on the 27thNovember 1890 at 333 Cumberland Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow to John Macara and Margaret Macara (ms  McDonald).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 10, at 333 Cumberland Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgowwith his parents John (42) and Maggie (41) and sister Bessie (6)[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 20, at 24 Dixon Road, Crosshill, Glasgow with his parents John (54) and Maggie (51) and sister Elizabeth J (16). He was a clerk in marine engineering. [3]

He lived at 24 Dixon Road, Crosshill (Glasgow Roll of Honour)

He was a Private in 238th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 34974 Highland Light Infantry.  (Service Number 98140)

He died 21stSeptember 1917

He is commemorated on Panel 154 to 159 and 163A of the Tyne Cot Memorial,West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[4]

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour 

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/11 2378
[2]1901 Census 644/11 016 025
[3]1911 Census 560 008 159
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/833478/macara,-john/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index


George Ernest Main

He was born on the 16thMarch 1889 at 2 Dalziel Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow to George Baillie Main and Jessie Flora Main (ms Clark).[1]

In 1891 he lived, age 2, at Cumbrae Cottage, Kames Brae, Milport, Bute with his parents George B (38) and Jessie F (34) and siblings Jane McD C (6), Isabella P (5), Peter C (3) and Florence J (4 months).[2]

In 1901 he lived, age 12, at Orleans, 2 Dalziel Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his mother Jessie F. and siblings Isabella P, Peter C, John W (8) and Jessie Mary (5).[3]

In 1911 he continued to live, age 22, at Orleans, 2 Dalziel Drive with his mother and siblings Jane M C (26), Isabella P, John W and Jessie Mary. He was an apprentice CA.[4]

He was a Lieutenant in the 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers.

He was commissioned as a temporary Second Lieutenant on the 18th December 1914. (Supplement to the London Gazette, 23 December 1914. page 11027)

Mentioned in Despatches in the Supplement to the London Gazette 14th December 1917, issue 30434 Page 13234. 

He died on the 12th October 1917.

He is commemorated on Panel 66 to 68, Tyne Cot Memorial West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[5]

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour 

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medalss.[6]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 292
[2]1881 Census 552 004 099
[3] 1901 Census 644/14 034 015
[4]1911 Census 644/18 023 102.
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1634238/MAIN,%20G%20E
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

Gilbert Marshall

He lived at 25 Cornwall Street, Glasgow.[1]

He was a Private (Service No: 26118) in the 10th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

He died on the 9thApril 1917

He is commemorated on Bay 6 of the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France[2]

He is commemorated in Glasgow Roll of Honourand  in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 2 of the edition of the 19thMay 1917 and on page 5 of the edition of the 25th May 1917. There is a photo.

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

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

[1]Glasgow Roll of Honour
[2]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/780453/marshall,-gilbert/
[3]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

John Heath Marshall:

He was born on the 12th January 1896 at 91 Shields Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow to John Marshall and Jane Marshall (ms Lister).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 5, at 34 Annette Street, Gorbals, Glasgow with his parents John (34) and Jane (29) and brother Thomas (3).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 15, at 173 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents John and Jane and siblings Thomas and Douglas (7).[3]

He was a Private in the 7th Battalion 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.[4]

He is commemorated in the GlasgowRoll of Honour where his address is given as 22, Melville St. Pollokshields, Glasgow.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 071
[2]1901 Census 644/12 069 041
[3]1911 Census 644/18 016 049
4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1634565/MARSHALL,%20JOHN%20HEAT
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Jack Muir Martin

He was born on the 2ndJanuary 1896 at 11 Herriet Street, Glasgow to William Martin and Frances Bain Cooper Martin (ms Muir).[1]

He was a Lieutenant in the 7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

He died on the 6th November 1918.

"Lieutenant John Muir Martin, 19th T.M.B. (attached the Cameronians) was the son of the late Mr. William Martin, headmaster of Strathbungo School.  On leaving school he continued his studies and in March, 1914, became an apprentice civil engineer in the offices of the Caledonian Railway Company and remained with them till January, 1915, when he enlisted as a private in the Gordon Highlanders.  With this battalion, in the summer of 1915, he went to France. After a course of training at Gailes in 1916, he received a commission in the 7th Scottish Rifles.  In September he again went to France attached to the 1st Cameronians but was transferred to the 19th T.M. Battery. On 6th November 1918, while leading his battery to capture a German position in front of Belmont he was killed.  He was three times mentioned in despatches, his last mention being in the New Year’s Honours list, published shortly after his death. He was 22 years of age".[2

He is buried in the Berlaimont Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

He is commemorated in The Glasgow  Roll of Honour , with an address of 25 Princes Square, and The Bellahouston Academy Roll of Honour.[3]

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

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

 

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 45
[2]Bellahouston Academy Roll of Honour
[3]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/581961/MARTIN,%20JOHN%20MUIR
[4]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index


Will Simpson Melvin:

He was born on the 23rdApril 1897 at Oakdene, 15 Sherbrooke Avenue, Pollokshields to William Melvin and Mary Wilson Melvin (ms Simpson).[1]

1n 1901 he lived, age 3, at Oakdene, with his parents and siblings Mary Dorothy H (19), Margaret Colligan (17), Kathleen Phyllis S (9), Gladis Georgie S (2). [2]

In 1911 he continued to live, age 13 at Oakdene with his parents and siblings.[3]

He attended Bellahouston Academy and The High School of Glasgow.

He died, aged 21, on the 23rd August 1918.

"Second Lieutenant William Simpson Melvin, R.A.F., was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. William Melvin, Oakdene, Sherbrooke Avenue, Pollokshields. He was an apprentice engineer with Messrs. James Howden & Co., Ltd. After being refused admission to several local battalions on account of his youth, he joined the Cameron Highlanders in September 1914, and was promoted sergeant while still only 17 years old. He volunteered for service in France in 1916 and fought in the Somme Battle. Invalided home with dysentery, he was, on his recovery, gazetted to the Rifle Brigade in 1917. Early in 1918 he transferred to the Royal Air Force, went to France in April and gained his wings at the front. His gallantry won for him unstinted praise from his brother officers. A short time before his death he engaged eight German machines. His own machine was destroyed, but he succeeded in carrying his injured companion to a British dressing station. He was killed in action on 23rd August 1918, at the age of 21."[4]

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

He is commemorated on Bellahouston Academy Roll of Honour and 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 Medals[6]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 401
[2]1901 Census 644/14 030B 048
[3]1911 Census 644/18 025 033
[4]Bellahouston Academy Roll of Honour
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/181158/MELVIN,%20WILL%20SIMPSON
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Thomas Nelson Johnstone Millar

He was born on the 31stMarch 1895 at 12 Kylepark, Uddingston to Alexander Millar and Janet Millar (ms Johnstone).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 6, at Iona Cottage, Hill Place, Ardrossan, Ayrshire with his parents and siblings Mary (16), Margaret (12), Helen (12), Elizabeth (11) and Robert (9). [2]

In 1911 he lived, age 16, at 102 Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields with his parents and siblings. [3]

Son of Alexander and Janet Johnstone Millar, of 7, Newark Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.

He was a Lance Corporal in the 5th Battalion Cameron Highlanders (Service No: 87).

He died, aged 22, on the 3th May 1917.

He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Cemetery reference: XVIII. G. 12.[4]

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

See his Commonwealth War Graves commissions entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 625/1 157
[2]1901 Census 576/2 003 018
[3]1911 Census 644/18 013 144
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/504037/MILLAR,%20THOMAS%20NELSON%20JOHNSTONE
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Robert Duncan Miller

He was born on the 13thNovember 1896 at 246 Allison Street, Glasgow to Edward Miller and Isabella Miller (ms Taggart).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 4, at 6 Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields with his mother and siblings Dugald (18), Susan (16), Annie (14), Mary Jane (12), Edward (10) and Issabella (7).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 14, at 6 Nithsdale Road, Strathbungo with his mother and siblings. [3]

Son of the late Edward and Mrs. Miller, of 84, Nithsdale Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow.

He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 4252)

He died, aged 19, on the 13th June 1916.

He is buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension, Pas de Calais, France.[4]

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

See his Commonwealth War Graves commissions entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1442
[2]1901 Census 644/14 024 080
[3]1911 Census 644/18 010 167
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/171057/MILLER,%20ROBERT%20DUNCAN
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Ralph Wilson Moodie:

He was born on the 1stJuly 1892 at School Terrace, West Calder to Henry and Margaret Philp Moodie (ms Clunie).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 8, at 2 Warden Street, Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty with his parents Henry (35) and Margaret Philp (35) and siblings Henry Gibson (11), Andrew Thomas (10), Clement Theodore (6), Dorothy Margaret (5) Edwin Charles (3) and Stanley Gordon (2).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 18, at 70 High Street, Dingwall with his parents and siblings Andrew, Clement, Dorothy, Edwin, Stanley, Frederick (10) and Allan (6). He was a Law Clerk.[3]

He was a Captain in the 6th Battalion attached 1st/5th Battalion Gordon Highlanders.

He died on the 17th May 1917

He is commemorated on Bay 8 and 9, Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.[4]

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 701 190
[2]1901 Census 62 004 014
[3]1911 Census 62 004 186
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/781568/MOODIE,%20RALPH%20WILSON
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

Thomas Blane Moodie:

He was born on the 17th December 1890, at 3 Nithsdale Street, Strathbungo to John Moodie and Emily Moodie (ms Blane). [1]

In 1891 he lived, age 3 months, at 3 Nithsdale Street, Strathbungo, Glasgow with his parents John (38) and Emily (35) and siblings John R (5) and Emily B (2).[2]

In 1901 he lived, age 10, at 60 McCulloch Street, Pollokshields with his father and siblings John R, Emily B, Peter A (8) and Bessie (5).[3]

In 1915 he lived at 8 Bogton Road Cathcart. [4]

He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion 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.[5]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 5 of the edition of the 22ndSeptember 1916, and in The Glasgow Roll of Honour.

He was awarded The Victory and The British War Medalss.[6]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 015
[2]1881 Census 644/13 042 041
[3]1901 Census 644/13 029 157
[4]1915 Glasgow Electoral Register
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1545330/MOODIE,%20THOMAS%20B
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

James Cuzen Brown Morgan:

He was born on the 29thOctober 1890 at 4 Hamilton Terrace West, Partick to James and Catherine Cuzen Morgan (ms Dougans)[1]

In 1891 he lived, age 5 months, at 4 Hamilton Terrace West, Partick with his parents James (39) and Catherine (39) and brother John B (5). [2]

In 1901 he lived, age 10, at Summerfield Houses, Cathcart with his parents and siblings John B, and Margaret JD (6).[3]

In 1911 he lived, age 20, at 130, Woodstock Avenue, Shawlands, Glasgow his father and stepmother Agnes M and sibling Margaret (16).[4]

He was a Serjeant in the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 330532)

He died, aged 29, on the 4th Jun 1919.

He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.[5]       

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 6446/3 1371
[2]1891 Census 646/3 024 137
[3]1901 Census 560A 011 049
[4]1911 Census 562 007 144
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/664308/MORGAN,%20JAMES%20CUZEN%20BROWN
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

Alexander Munro

Son of George and Grace A. Munro, of 147, Kenilworth Avenue, Shawlands, Glasgow.

In 1891, Alexander (4) with his parents were visiting Thomas Cleghorn in Ayr, Ayrshire[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 14, at 147 Kenilworth Avenue, Shawlands, with his parents and siblings George (11), Grace (9) and Elizabeth (6)[2]

He lived at 147 Kenilworth Avenue, Shawlands[3]

He was a Sergeant in the 16th Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Service Number 14246)

He died on the 1stJuly 1916 

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

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour. 

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

He is commemorated on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

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

[1] 1891 Census 578 009 123
[2]1901 Census 562/1 004 058
[3]Glasgow Roll of Honour
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1546541/munro,-alexander/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

George Munro 

Son of George and Grace A. Munro, of 147, Kenilworth Avenue, Shawlands, Glasgow.

In 1891, George (1) with his parents were visiting Thomas Cleghorn in Ayr, Ayrshire[1]

In 1901, he lived, age 11, at 147 Kenilworth Avenue, Shawlands, with his parents and siblings Alexander (14), Grace (9) and Elizabeth (6)[2]

He was a Sargent in the 16th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. (Service Number 14244)

He died on the 27thMarch 1916, age 27

He is buried in grave reference I. K. 7. In Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France.[3]

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

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

[1] 1891 Census 578 009 123
[2]1901 Census 562/1 004 058
[3]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/293972/munro,-/
[4]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Hugh Albert Munro

He was born on the 11 December 1891 in Kinning Park, Glasgow to George and Jessie Brodie Whyte Munro (ms Mcintosh).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 9, at 19 Waverley Gardens, Cathcart, with his parents and sisters Jessie (11) and Annie (4).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 19, at 114 Durward Avenue, Waverley Park, Langside  with his parents and siblings Jessie, Hugh (19), Annie and Agnes (7).[1]

Son of George and Jessie B. Munro, of 114, Durward Avenue, Waverley Park, Glasgow.

He was a Private 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion, 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, 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 Medals[4]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 1068
[1]1911 Census 562/7 022 161
[2]1901 Census 560B 014 041
[3]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/854811/MUNRO,%20HUGH%20ALBERT%20M
[4]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Ronald Munro:

Son of John J. and Jessie G. Munro, of 164, Nithsdale Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow. He was born on the 7thNovember 1894 at Hallside Cottage Denny Stirlingshire.[1]

In 1901, he lived, aged 6, at 27 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings James (5), William (3) and Margaret (10 months).[2]

In 1911, he lived, aged 16, at 164 Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings James (15) and Margaret (10). He was an apprentice chemist.[3]

He was a Lieutenant in "B" Coy. 1st/5th Battalion 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).[4]

He is commemorated on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial, in The Glasgow Roll of Honour and in The Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 5 of the edition of the 16thAugust 1917. There is a photo.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 476/1 174
[2]1911 Census 644/13 039 085
[3]1911 Census 644/18 013 117
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/650917/munro,-ronald/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Alan Wilson Murphy:

He was born on the 7thOctober 1893 at Union Buildings, Ayr, Ayrshire to John Hunter Murphy and Margaret Bryden Murphy (ms Wilson).[1]

Son of John H. and Margaret Wilson Murphy, of 253, Albert Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow.

In 1901 he lived, age 7, at 6 Leslie Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents John H and Margaret W and siblings Alex (11) and Margaret W (9). [2]

In 1911 he lived, age 17, at19 Leslie Street, Pollokshields with his parents and siblings Alex, Margaret, Dorothy (9) and John H (7). He was an apprentice mining engineer.[3]

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.[4]

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"

He is commemorated on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial, in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of the 11thNovember 1915. There is a photo.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 578 705
[2]1901 Census 644/13 033 055
[3]1911 Census 644/18 015 053
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/602419/MURPHY,%20ALAN%20WILSON
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index


John Norton Norwood:

He was born on the 21stJanuary 1892 at 4 Medowbank Place, Partick to John Cheesman Norwood and Maria Bradbury Norwood (ms Lockhead).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 9, at 6 Leven Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents. [2]

1n 1911 he lived, age 19, at 24, Leven St., Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents. He was an apprentice electrical engineer, marine fitter.[3]

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 4th Battalion attached 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
He died, aged 24, on the 22nd July 1916.
He is buried in the Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.[4]

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."

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 Medals[5]

See his Commonwealth War Graves commissions entry here. Back

[1]Birth Certificate 646/3 156
[2]1901 Census 644/13 031 098
[3]1911 Census 644/18 014 133
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/35524/NORWOOD,%20JOHN%20NORTON
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

John Caird Parker:

He was born on the 12thNovember 1895 at 105 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow to John Caird Parker and Helen Parker (ms Bryden).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 5, at 105 Kenmure Street with his parents.[2]

In 1911 he continued to live, age 15, at 105 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents. [3]

Son of John Caird Parker and Helen Parker, of 55, Cromartie Avenue, Newlands, Glasgow.

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 11th Battalion Border Regiment.
He died, aged 20, on the 1st July 1916.
He is buried in the Londsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France.[4]

He is commemorated on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial and in The High School of Glasgow Book of Service and Remembrance.  He is also commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour and The Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of the 2ndAugust 1916.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 733
[2]1901 Census 644/13 034 131
[3]1911 Census 644/18 020 073
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/532291/PARKER,%20JOHN%20CAIRD
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Robert Archibald Peacock:

He was born on the 9th September 1893 at 14 Leslie Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow to Robert Archibald Peacock and Barbara Bowie Peacock (ms Lindsay). [1]

1n 1901 he lived, age 7, at Dunard, 14 Leslie Road, with his parents and siblings Jeanie R (18), John (16), Jessie S (15), Mary B (14), George L (5). Barbara M (3), Nellie L (2) and Ena M (7 months).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 17, at Dunard, 94 Sprinkell Avenue, Pollokshields with his parents and siblings John, Mary, George, Barbara, Nellie, Ena and Aileen (9). He was an apprentice confectioner in his fathers shop at 16 Kildrostan Street. [3]

Son of Robert Archibald Peacock, J.P., and Barbara Bowie Lindsay Peacock, of Dunard, Maxwell Park, Glasgow.

He was a Lieutenant in the 12th Battalion attached 10th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

He died, aged, 22, on the 27th January 1916.

He is buried in the Verrmelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.[4]

He is commemorated on page 213 of Volume 3 of Du Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour and 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 1914/15 Star, The Victory and The British War Medals[5]

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


[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 808
[2]1901 Census 644/14 028 047
[3]1911 Census 644/18 025 086
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/252285/PEACOCK,%20ROBERT%20ARCHIBALD
[5]WW1 Medal Rolls Index

Alfred Douglas Hamilton Perritt

He was born on the 10thSeptember 1895 at Burnside, Whiting Bay, Arran, Bute to Duncan Perritt and Agnes Perritt (ms Sturdy). Their regular domicile was 268 Bath Crescent, Glasgow.[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 5, at 59 Elmbank Street, Blythswood, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Ruth (19), Emily (17), Gertrude (16), Agnes (10) and Lily (8).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 15, at 13 Dalziel Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Keith (29), Emily, Gertrude, Agnes, Lily and Harold (9).[3]

Son of Duncan and Agnes Perritt, of 294, West Princes St., Glasgow.

He was a Private in the "B" Coy., 1st/7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (Service No: 1301)
He died, of wounds, aged 20, on the 19th November 1915.
He is buried in the Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey.[4]

He is commemorated on  The Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 553/2 15
[2]1901 Census 644/9 040 001
[3]1911 Census 644/18 025 186
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/601162/PERRITT,%20A%20D%20H
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

James Ewing Phillips:

He was born on the 22ndFebruary 1899 at 55 Terregles Avenue.[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 2, at Calderhaugh, Terregles Avenue, Pollokshields Glasgow with his parents and sisters Annie (14) and  Daisy Elizabeth (9). [2]

In 1911 he lived, age 12, at 121 Terregles Avenue with his parents and sisters. [3]

He was the son of James and Janet S. Phillips, of 343, Kilmarnock Rd., Newlands, Glasgow. 
He was a Captain in the Royal Air Force
He died on the 16thSeptember 1918, aged 19.
He is buried in Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery, Villers-Faucon, Somme, France. Grave Reference: II. D. 2.[4]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow High School Book Of Service And Remembrance and on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial.[5]

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 183
[2]1901 Census 644/14 029 007
[3]1911 Census 644/18 023 067
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/236447/phillips,-james-ewing/
[5]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/236447/PHILLIPS,%20JAMES%20EWING
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

James Temple Pollock 

In 1911 he lived, age 13 at 2 Carolside Gardens, Greenbank with his grandparents.[1]

He lived in 137 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow

He was born in Oporto, Portugal to Robert Hugh and Mary Barr Pollock, of 6, Rua dos Clerigos, Oporto, Portugal. Educated at Oporto British School, also at Glasgow High School and Dollar Academy. Enlisted in the Highland Light Infantry. in 1915.[2]

He was a 2nd Corporal (Service No: 128017) in the No. 3 Special Coy.,Royal Engineers
He died on the 20thJuly 1917, aged 19.
He is commemorated on Panel 9 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium[3]

He is commemorated on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial, in the Glasgow High School Book Of Service And Remembranceand The Glasgow Roll of Honour

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

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

[1]1911 Census 560 021 095
[2]The Glasgow High School Book Of Service And Remembrance
[3]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1624512/pollock,-james-temple/
[4]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Robert Pollock

He was born on the 17thMay 1895 at 5 Leslie Street Pollokshields, Tradeston, Glasgow to John Pollok and Mary Jane Orkney Pollock (ms Bell).[1]

In 1901 he lived, aged 5, at 5 Leslie Street, Pollokshields, Renfrewshire, with his mother Mary (43) and sisters Janet Orkney (6) and Eliza Smith (2).

In 1911 he lived, aged 15, at 18 Nithsdale Drive Strathbungo with his mother and sisters. He was a clerk and part-time student [2]

In the Glasgow Roll of Honour, he is listed as being in the HLI. In the “Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929” the is only one entry for Robert Pollock with Mary as mother. 

He was a private in the 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn., Highland Light Infantry. (Service Number 332414).
He died on the 21stAugust 1916
Commemorated on Pier and Face 15C of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.[3]

He is commemorated on  The Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

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

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


[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 368
[2]1911 Census 644/18 002 096
[3]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1548683/pollock,-robert/
[4]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Robert MacKinlay Proctor

He was born on the 23rdFebruary 1879 at 26 Patrick Street, Greenock to Robert Mckinlay Proctor and Euphemia Proctor (ms Cameron).[1]

In 1881, he lived aged 2, at 45 Brisbane Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, with his father Robert M (39), mother Euphemia (36) and brothers James S (6) and Charles (4).[2]

In 1891, he lived, aged 12, at 49 Brisbane Street, with his parents and brothers James S, Charles and John (9) and sister Euphemia (6).[3]

 In 1911, he lived, age 32, at 8 Kenmure Street with his mother Euphemia (66) and siblings Charles (34) and Euphemia (26), also sister-in-law Annie (33) and nephew James (7), He was a clerk in a thread mill.[4]

He was a Corporal in the Royal Army Service Corps. (Service Number 1593)

He died, aged 39, on the 15thDecember 1918 from Phthisis pulmonalis at 16 Kenmure Street, Glasgow. Mercantile Clerk, Army pensioner.[5]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour and is listed as living at 16 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields.


[1]Birth Certificate 564/3 218
[2]1881 Census 564/3 033 093
[3]1891 Census 564/2 036 090
[4]1911 Census 644/18 012 090
[5]Death Certificate 644/18 394

Alexander Brash Reid

He was born on the 8thof June 1891, at Hutchestown, Glasgow to Robert Reid and Margaret Paterson Reid.[1]

In 1901 he lived, aged 9, at 97 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, with his parents and sister Margaret M (11).[2]

In 1911 he lived, aged 20, at 103 Fotheringay Road, Pollokshields with his parents and sisters Margaret M (22) and Marjory D (4).[3]

He lived at 28 Kelburn Avenue Dumbreck.[4]

He was an Acting Bombardier (Service No: 656298) in "D" Battery, 276th Brigade Royal Field Artillery

He died on the 15thMarch 1917, aged 25.

He is buried in the Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave Reference: VI. B. 10.[5]

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

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour.

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/11 1213
[2]1901 Census 644/3 034 127
[3]1911 Census 644/18 022 03
[4]Glasgow Roll of Honour
[5]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/138694/reid,-/
[6]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

Allan Lindsay Reid 

He was born on the 22ndOctober at 88 South Portland Street, Glasgow to Fergus Ferguson Reid and Margaret S Reid (ms Lindsay).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 6, at 21 Hutcheson Square, Hutchestown, Glasgow with his parents and siblings William(11), Agnes (9) and Isabella (7).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 16, at 145 Stockwell Street, Bridgegate, Glasgow with his parents and siblings William and Isabella. He was a clerk in a House Furnishers.[3]

He was a Private in the 12th Battalion Royal Scots (Service Number 14036)
He died on the 25thApril 1918
He is commemorated on Panel 11 to 14 and 162 of the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.[4]

He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 2 of the edition of the 8thJuly 1919 and in The Glasgow Roll of Honour where his address is given as at 25 Trongate, Glasgow.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/12 1395
[2]1901 Census 644/11 019 148
[3]1911 Census 644/10 010 074
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/830444/reid,-allan-l./
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

George Taylor Yule Rhind

He was born on the 6thApril 1895 at 42 Ashley Road, Aberdeen to John Gordon Rhind and Selina Walton Rhind (ms Marshall).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 6, at 42 Ashley Road, Aberdeen with his parents and siblings John (23), Lucy (18),Selina (16), Ernest (14), Annie (13), Winnie (11) and Lilian (9)[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 16, at 303 Maxwell Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Selina, Ernest, Annie, Winnie and Lilian.[3]

He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion 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.[4]

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, Private Rhind was, along with other comrades at a burial service when a shell burst among them, and he received fatal injuries."

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour and in The He is commemorated in the Evening Times Roll of Honour on page 3 of the edition of the 17thJuly 1915. There is a photo.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 168/2 613
[2]1901 Census 168/2 035 121
[3]1911 Census 644/18 018 095
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/195337/RHIND,%20G%20T%20Y
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

Alexander Vallance Riddell:

He was born on the 17thJuly 1892 at Woodlands, Milport, Cumbrae, Bute to Alexander Riddell and Elizabeth Buchanan Riddell (ms Wallace).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 8, at Dungoyne, 35 Aytoun Road, Pollokshields with his parents and siblings Matthew (33), Nan (23), Minnie (20), Beatrice (18), Daisy (15), Allie (13) and Jane (8). [2]

In 1911 he continued to live, age 18, at Dungoyne with his parents and siblings Matthew, Jessie M (25) and Jane.He was a mechanical engineer. [3]

He was a Private in the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Service No: 2606).
He died on the 13th October 1915.
He is buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension, Pas de Cala, 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 Medals[5]

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

[1]Birth Certificate 552 011
[2]1901 Census 644/14 031 074
[3]1911 Census 644/18 024 073
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/171214/RIDDELL,%20A%20V
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

David Norman Robertson

He was born on the 28thAugust 1893 at 36 Herriet Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow to David Robertson and Mary Anne Campbell Robertson (ms Steel).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 7, at The Beeches, Hyndford Road, Lanark with his parents and siblings John C (7) and Catherine M (3 months).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 17, at 47 West Port, Lanark with his parents and siblings John C, Catherine, Elsie (7) and Eric (5). He was an apprentice mining engineer.[3]

Son of David and Mary C. Steel Robertson, of "Craigard," 343, Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 60th Squadron 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.[4]

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."

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 625
[2]1901 Census 648 014 008
[3]1911 Census 648 001 172
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1637316/ROBERTSON,%20DAVID%20NORMAN
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

Wilfred Robertson

He was born on the 2ndAugust 1897 at 138 Darnley Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow to Robert Robertson and Rachel Lyle Robertson (ms McKirdy).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 3, at 24 Herriet Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Robert S (7) and Donald M (4).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 13, at 24 Herriet Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Robert S  and Donald (14).[3]

He was the son of Robert and Rachel L. Robertson, of 3, Rosehall Terrace, Falkirk.
He was a Private (Service No: 277042) in the 1st/7th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
He died on the 21stMarch 1918, aged 21
He is commemorated on Bay 9 of the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France[4]

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

He is commemorated on The Albert Road Academy War Memorial.

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/13 546
[2]1901 Census 644/13 037 012
[3]1911 Census 644/14 017 205
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1637365/robertson,-wilfred/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

William Marr Robertson

He was born on the 26 August 1898 at 160 Queen’s Drive, Crosshill, Glasgow to James Robertson (Stock Broker) and Anna Sophia Robertson (ms Marr).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 2, at 160 Queen’ Drive with his parents and brother James (7).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 12, at 160 Queen’ Drive with his mother and brother.[3]

Son of Mrs. J. Robertson. Born at Queen's Park, Glasgow.

He was a Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion attached 25th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died, aged 20, on the 12th July 1919.

He is buried in the Haifa War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).[4]

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

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 560 406
[2]1901 Census 560B 002 087
[3]1911 Census 560 002 003
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/654253/ROBERTSON,%20WILLIAM%20MARR
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

David McCulloch Roberton

He was born on the 16thJune 1891 at Bothwell to Isaiah Roberton (Brickmaker) and Helen Roberton (ms McCulloch)[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 9, at Ardoch Lodge, Central Avenue Cambuslang, Lanarkshire with his parents and siblings James V (11), Helen (6) and Norman McC (1).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 19, at Rockford, 25 St Andrew’s Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Helen and Norman McC. He was an apprentice at law.[3]

He was the son of Isaiah and Helen Roberton, of Lauchope, Holytown, Lanarkshire.

He lived in Rockford, Pollokshields

He was a Second Lieutenant in the 1st Battery Machine Gun Corps (Motors) formerly 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

He died on the 13thFebruary 1917, aged 25.

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

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

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


[1]Birth Certificate 625/2 260
[2]1901 Census 627 002 036
[3]1911 Census 644/18 029 045
[4]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1551714/roberton,-david-mcculloch/
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

William Ross

He was born on the 27thJune 1897 at 1 Bellevue Terrace, Ayr to John McKissock Ross (Commission Agent) and Janet Ross (ms McWhirter). [1]

In 1901 he lived, aged 3, at Haggbows, Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields with his parents John McKissock Ross and Janet M. Ross and brother David (8)[2]

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

He died on the 12thApril 1918, Aged 20.

He is commemorated on Panel 9 of the Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium[3]

He is commemorated in the Glasgow Roll of Honour.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 578/1 517
[2]1901 Census 644/14 030 026
[3]https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/867877/ross,-william/
[4]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

William Fletcher Roxburgh

He was born on the 16thMarch 1891 at 65 Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow to Robert Roxburgh (Stockbroker) and Jacobina Roxburgh (ms Fletcher).[1]

In 1901 he lived, age 10, at Park House, Nithsdale Road, Kinning Park, Glasgow with his parents Robert (40) and Jacobina (37) and siblings Catherine Margaret (8), Robert (4) and Winifred Campbell(1).[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 20, at 44 Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow, with his parents Robert (50) and Jacobina (47) and siblings Catherine (18), Robert (14) and Winifred (11).He was a Stockbroker’s Clerk.[3]

Son of Jacobina Roxburgh, of 44, Sutherland Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow, and the late Robert Roxburgh.
He was a Lieutenant in the 7th Battalion 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.[4]

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.”

He is commemorated in The Glasgow Roll of Honour.

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

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

[1]Birth Certificate 644/14 238
[2]1901 Census 644/14 029 040
[3]1911 Census 644/18 025 131
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1637852/ROXBURGH,%20WILLIAM%20FLETCHER
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index

 

John Russell

In 1891 he lived, age 6, at 6 Matilda Terrace, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his mother Jessie and siblings Catherine (13), Christina Maxwell (13), Thomas (12), Alex Mcgregor (8). [1]

In 1901 he was a boarder, aged 16, at Morrisons Academy, Creiff, Perthshire.[2]

In 1911 he lived, age 26, at 14 Newark Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow with his parents and siblings Christina Maxwell (33), Thomas (31), Alex Mcgregor (29). He was a Fruit Broker.[3]

Son of Thomas and Jessie Russell, of Silverwells, 14, Newark Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Second Lieutenant in the 1st/7th Battalion, 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).[4]

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

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

[1]1881 Census 644/14 033 041
[2]1901 Census 342 008 197
[3]1911 Census 644/18 023 129
[4]www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/645909/RUSSELL,%20JOHN
[5]WW1 Medalss Rolls Index


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