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EAGLESHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled & Copyright © Baird Ferguson 2005

The memorial plaques are positioned on the North wall of Eaglesham Parish Church of Scotland, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Photograph © Baird Ferguson 2005
1914
1919

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN REVERENT AND LOVING REMEMBRANCE
OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO UPHELD THE CAUSE OF LIBERY AND JUSTICE
IN THE GREAT WAR

PRO PATRIA

ARCHIBALD

Andrew

possibly L/cpl 8th Yorks and Lancs Regiment 25/10/17 buried Quelmes Churchyard in Pas de Calais

BURNS

John

No further information currently available

DALGLEISH

John

Private 23543, 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action 22nd October 1917. Born and resident Eaglesham, enlisted Paisley.

GEMMELL

Peter

Private 13th. Royal Scots 23/04/17 buried in Tank Cemy. Guemappe

GILMOUR

Alasdair Stuart

2nd Lieut. 11th. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 15/09/16 buried in Flat Iron Copse Cmy. Mametz.

HUGHES, M.M.

Patrick

Lance Corporal S/6052, 6th. Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds 24th November 1917. Born Eaglesham, enlisted Cathcart, Glasgow. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Cmy. Manancourt

MAGUIRE

John 'Jack' Leuviet Elliot

Acyiont Lance Corporal 153080, 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabineers). Killed in action 10th October 1918. Born and resident Eaglesham, enlisted Dunkeld. Formerly 153080, Scottish Horse.

MELVILLE

James

No further information currently available

MONTGOMERY

William P

Private 35061, 16th 9Service) Battalion (2nd Glasgow), Highland Light Infantry. Died of wounds 5th April 1917. Born Eaglesham, enlisted Glasgow.

NEWNS

James Donald

No further information currently available

PERRATT

John

No further information currently available

SMITH

John

No further information currently available

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

IN ENDURING MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO FELL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945

AYTOUN

Edward

L/Cpl. 4th. Seaforth Highlanders 4/6/40 Dunkirk Memorial

BELL

Arther

Flight Sergeant 280 Sq. RAF 26/6/42 buried in Eaglesham Churchyard

CORKELL

John

Private 2nd Queens Own Cameron Highlanders 31/01/42 Alamein Memorial

CROMPTON

Edward

Private 8th. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 22/11/43 buried in Sangro River Cmy.

GIBSON

Robert Forsyth

Ldg. Radio Mechanic H.M.S. Harvester Royal Navy 11/3/ 43 Portsmouth Naval memorial.

GORMAN

Alfred

Corporal 1st. Highland Light Infantry 14/4/45 buried in Becklingen War Cmy.

HENDERSON

Rankin McQueen

[Listed as Robert] Ldg Aircraftsman RAFVR buried in Coriano ridge Cmy.

HENDERSON

William

No further information currently available

RANKIN

Alistair

No further information currently available (the only person of this name is an Alistair Logie Rankin of the New Zealand Air Force)

HADDOW

William Thomson

Private 7th. Seaforth Highlanders 28/6/44 buried in St. Manvieu War Cemy Cheux.

LEITCH

Cecil

Sergeant 97th. Sq. RAF 14/7/42 Runnymede Memorial

MACKILL

James Benham

Pilot RAFVR 8/10/40 buried in Eaglesham Churchyard

MCWILLIAMS

John

Possibly Gunner 18th. Lt. AA regmt. 11/11/43 buried in Cassino War Cemetery

MCCABE

Robert

Possibly Ordinary Seaman Royal Navy HMS Stanley 19/02/41 Plymouth War memorial

OLLASON

Robert MacLennan

2nd. Radio Officer S.S. Clan Fraser Merchant Navy 6/4/41 Tower Hill Memorial

SMITH

Stanley

No further information currently available

WATT

Margaret

No further information currently available - the only person of this name is listed under civilian dead in Bangor Northern Ireland 16/4/41

WINTON

John Cook

Able Seaman Royal Navy H.M.S. Rawalpindi 23/11/39 Plymouth Naval Memorial

THEY COUNTED NOT THEIR LIVES DEAR UNTO THEMSELVES

War Graves in Eaglesham Churchyard not listed on Plaques

BOWIE D.F.M.

David

Flt. Lieut. R.A.F. 25/6/46

LOGAN

Arthur King

Private Army Dental Corps 28/6/47

MURRAY

John

Private 7th. Queens Own Cameron Highlanders 2/7/41

Last updated 9 August, 2008

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