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NEW LUCE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Eric McQuarrie 2004

Memorial stands at the East side of the road in front of the village Kirk. It has 9 names, which are all WW1. There are no ranks given but unusually the dates on which these men fell. Any WW2 names are on the Glenluce memorial, which commemorates the men of Newluce and Glenluce. (Grid Reference: NX176642)

1914-1918
To the Glory of God and in loving Memory of the men connected with
this Parish who fell in the Great War

Photograph © Eric McQuarrie 2004

1914-1918

HEWITSON James

Private 301456, 8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died 17 March 1917. Aged 22. Buried in ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France

KEATINGS James

Private 13837, 15th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 8 May 1916. Buried in AUTHUILE MILITARY CEMETERY Somme, France

McLEAN W J

Pioneer 418464, 14th Division Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died 19 November 1917. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

McMEEKING Robert

Gunner 951578, D' Battery, 256th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 12 June 1917. Aged 29. Buried in ANZIN-ST AUBIN BRITISH CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France

McMEEKING William

Lance Corporal 35161, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). Died 28 April 1917. Aged 31. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

McWHIRTER Robert

Private S/13661, 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. Died 25 September 1915. Aged 32. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

MILROY Thomas

Private 252132, 49th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment.). Died 30 October 1917. Buried in POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-V., Belgium

MURRAY John

Private S/40297, 1st Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 25 September 1916. Aged 29. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France

NISH Thomas

Private 33377, 10th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 26 January 1917. Buried in NEW LUCE PARISH CHURCHYARD Wigtownshire, United Kingdom

19 January 2005

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