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War Memorial - Strathblane, Stirling, Scotland


The men behind the names


Colin Ogilvie Rankin
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Lance Corporal
15773
15 December 1889, Strathblane
25 April 1917
27
12th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Arras Memorial, France
Son of Mrs. C. Rankin,
of 90, Barrington Drive, Glasgow,
and the late Dr. Rankin.
1901 Scotland Census about Colin Ogilvie Rankin and family
Residence: Old Edenkill; Registration district: Strathblane;
Parish: Strathblane; County: Stirlingshire
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Walter Louain
Rankin
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46
Head
General Medical
Practitioner
Govan, Lanarkshire
Clementina
Rankin
Female
42
Wife


Glasgow, Lanarkshire
William Manie
Rankin
Male
23
Son
Mechanical Engineer

Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Peter Rankin

Male
21
Son
Warehouseman
Strathblane
Harry Rankin

Male
17
Son
Clerk
Strathblane
Clement Balfour
Rankin
Male
14
Son
Clerk
Strathblane
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Colin Ogilvie
Rankin
Male
11
Son
Scholar
Strathblane
Janet Adam
Rankin
Female
5
Daughter
Scholar
Strathblane
Kate Darroch

Female
17
Servant
Servant
Glasgow, Lanarkshire

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Robert Rigg
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Corporal
S/7257
abt. 1894
17 May 1915
21
2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders
Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France
Son of John and Isabella Rigg,
of Westerton of Mugdock, Milngavie, Glasgow.
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James Robb
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Trooper




Life Guards

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Archibald L. Scott
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Private
99064
abt. 1891
27 September 1917
26
246th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Spoilbank Cemetery, Belgium
1901 Scotland Census about Archibald L. Scott and family
Residence: Kyber Cottage; Registration district: Strathblane;
Parish: Strathblane; County: Stirlingshire
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David Scott
Male
39
Head
Game Keeper
Drymen,
Stirlingshire
Annie Scott
Female
43
Wife

Sandbank,
Argyllshire
William Scott
Male
12
Son
Scholar
Strathblane,
Stirlingshire
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Archibald Scott
Male
10
Son
Scholar
Strathblane,
Stirlingshire
Bella Scott
Female
9
Daughter
Scholar
Strathblane,
Stirlingshire
Janet Scott
Female
7
Daughter
Scholar
Strathblane,
Stirlingshire
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Marion Scott
Female
4
Daughter

Strathblane,
Stirlingshire











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Michael Stewart
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Private
57384
abt. 1888
08 April 1917
29
18th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, France
Brother of Thomas Stewart,
of North End, Longdyke, Falkirk.
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Ferguson Thomson
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Private
16204
Military Medal
abt. 1896
29 September 1918
22
Scots Guards
Thilloy Road Cemetery, Beaulencourt, France
Son of Thomas Thomson,
of The Clachan, Blanefield, Glasgow.
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Eric Fernandez Yarrow (Probably)
Eric Fernandez Yarrow Eric Fernandez Yarrow Rank:
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Lieutenant (CWGC: 2nd Lieutenant)

05 January 1895, Blackheath, London
08 May 1915
20
7th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium
Son of Alfred Fernandez Yarrow and Minnie Florence Yarrow,
of "Homestead," Hindhead, Surrey.
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Philip Binnie
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Second Lieutenant

abt. 1890
26 September 1917
27
5th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium
Son of William and Mary G. Binnie,
of 27, Cordiner St., Cathcart, Glasgow.
Born at Leith.
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John Dillon
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Private
31820
abt. 1892
12 July 1916
24
27th Field Amb. Royal Army Medical Corps
Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, France
Son of John and Margaret Dillon,
of Mugdock Rd., Milngavie, Dumbartonshire.
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Alex Mitchell
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Private
41458
abt. 1880
12 April 1917
37
9th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux, France
Husband of Georgina Bruce Jolly (formerly Mitchell),
of "Dumbrock", Strathblane, Stirlingshire.
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Daniel Morrison
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Private
16192
abt. 1880
04 October 1917
37
2nd Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers
Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Cousin of William Jolly,
of Dumbrock, Strathblane, Glasgow.
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Wilfrid Blake Moyes
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Serjeant
G/18669
Military Medal
abt. 1888
30

8th Bn. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, France
Son of the Rev. W. B. Moyes, B. D., and Clara Moyes,
of The Manse, Strathblane, Stirlingshire.
Enlisted Aug. 1914.
Educated at Uppingham, and New College Oxford,
took his M. A. at Glasgow University
when studying for the Scotch Bar.
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John McCulloch (Probably)
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Private
7092

15 November 1916

1st/7th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Thiepval Memorial, France
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Donald McIntyre (CWGC: MacIntyre)
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Private
4296
abt. 1891
07 December 1914
23
2nd Bn. Lovat Scouts
Strathblane Parish Churchyard
Son of John MacIntyre,
of Blairquhoch, Blanefield, Stirlingshire,
and the late Margaret MacIntyre.
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James MacIntyre
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Private
S/12710

08 September 1916

8th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
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Donald Johnson McNeil
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Serjeant
2534
abt. 1890
10 November 1914
24
1st Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium
Son of Daniel and Jessie McNeil,
of Strathblane, Glasgow.
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Robert Baird Rowley Orr
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Captain

abt. 1887
03 July 1917
30
4th Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps
and 9th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Son of James Rowley Orr (Solicitor) and Annabelle Rowley Orr,
of Leddriegreen, Strathblane, near Glasgow.
Bachelor of Law, University of Glasgow.
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William R. Paterson (Probably)
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Private
15328
abt. 1895
04 May 1917
22
10th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France
Son of William B. and Elizabeth Paterson,
of 13, Herriet St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
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John Young Barr
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Lieutenant

abt. 1892
25 April 1915
23
7th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium
Son of Prof. Archibald Barr and Mrs. Barr,
of Westerton of Mugdock, Milngavie, near Glasgow.
B. A. Oxon.
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Robert Blair
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Private
24756

07 September 1918

18th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3, Belgium
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James Cochrane Cartwright
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Private
M2/222980
abt. 1880
05 April 1916
36
No. 1 Reserve M. T. Depot Army Service Corps
Strathblane Parish Churchyard
Son of Cochrane and Elizabeth Cartwright,
of 45, Benview St., Glasgow.

William J. Cartwright
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Gunner
836721
abt. 1883
26 September 1917
34
"A" Bty. 307th Bde. Royal Field Artillery
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France
Son of Cochrane and Elizabeth Cartwright,
of 45, Benview St., Glasgow.
Late of Dumgoyne, Stirlingshire.
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William Devlyn
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Private
2370

21 February 1915

9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France
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George Don
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Gunner
168158
abt. 1885
28 November 1917
32
193rd Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery
Duhallow A. D. S. Cemetery, Belgium
Son of Robert and Catherine Don,
of Whifflet, Coatbridge,
husband of Mary Montgomery Don,
of Comely Bank, Kerr St., Blantyre, Glasgow.
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William George Edmonstone
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Lieutenant

abt. 1897
15 September 1916
19
2nd Bn. Coldstream Guards
Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, France
Eldest son of Sir Archibald Edmonstone, 5th Bart., C. V. O.,
and Lady Edmonstone,
of Duntreath Castle, Stirlingshire.
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William Ker
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Lieutenant

abt. 1892
13 November 1916
24
Hawke Bn. R. N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Thiepval Memorial, France
Son of Charles and Florence Higginbotam Ker,
of 115, Vincent St., Glasgow.
B. A. educated at Rugby School and Balliol College, Oxford.
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Alexander Risk Lowe
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Sapper
WR/263585
abt. 1894
09 October 1919
25
Railway Operating Div. Royal Engineers
Verviers Communal Cemetery, Belgium
Son of Daniel and Helen Lowe,
of Strathblane, Glasgow,
husband of Euphemia Matheson Lowe,
of Parklea Lodge, Blanefield, Stirlingshire.
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James Callender
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Gunner




Royal Artillery

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Andrew MacGavin MacLean
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Lieutenant


18 February 1940

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H. M. S. "Firefly"
Strathblane Parish Churchyard
Son of John Macgavin Maclean and Dorothea Maclean,
husband of Jasmine Vivien Maclean,
of Glasgow.
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Gilbert McKay
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Engineman
LT/KX151609
abt. 1924
09 March 1944
20
Royal Naval Patrol Service, H. M. B. Y. Minesweeper 2054
Strathblane Parish Churchyard
Son of Gilbert McKay and Catherine McKay (nee MacPherson),
of Blanefield.
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Archibald MacNicol
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Sapper
2073543

07 January 1943

585 Corps Field Park Coy. Royal Engineers
Brookwood 1939-1945 Memorial, Surrey, UK
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Richard Robert Newsham Pedder
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Lieutenant-Colonel

abt. 1905
09 June 1941
36
Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Cdg. ("C" Bn. Layforce) No. 11 (Scottish) Commando
Sidon War Cemetery, Lebanese
Son of Brigadier General Ernest Newsham Pedder
and Mary Aloisa Pedder,
husband of Pamela Anne Pedder.
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Alexander Turnbull
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Electrical Artificer 3rd Class
P/MX 79834
abt. 1916
25 December 1944
28
Royal Navy, H. M. S. "Lauderdale"
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, UK
Son of David and Mary Turnbull,
husband of Janet Turnbull.
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