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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:50 pm    Post subject: Colmonell Cemetery Reply with quote

About half a mile to the North East of Colmonell on the B734 Colmonell to Pinwherry Rd. Grid ref 153863. Number of CWGC Casualties: 4.



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, WILLIAM TURNER
Initials: WT
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Pioneer Corps
Date of Death: 25/2/45
Age: 26
Service Number: 948303
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret Clark. Husband of Jean Clark, of Langholm, Dumfriesshire
Grave Reference: 1000
Cemetery: Colmonell Cemetery

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COPES, DAVID
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Trade: W. Op/Air Gnr
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 86 Sqdn
Date of Death: 20/12/1941
Age: 23
Service Number: 651371
Additional information: Son of James and Annie Copes, of Ballantrae.
Grave Reference: 175
Cemetery: Colmonell Cemetery

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LANG, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 2834 Sqdn RAF Regt
Date of Death: 23/11/1943
Age: 22
Service Number: 1570573
Additional information: Son of Edward and Marion Lang, of Girvan.
Grave Reference: 176
Cemetery: Colmonell Cemetery

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TINN, PETER NORMAN
Initials: PN
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, (City of Glasgow Regiment), 1st Bn
Awards: Mentioned in despatches
Date of Death: 20/10/1942
Age: 23
Service Number: 65688
Additional information: Son of Norman A. Tinn, and of Margaret Amy Tinn, of Colmonell.
Grave Reference: 121
Cemetery: Colmonell Cemetery

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CUTHBERTSON, ALLAN SCOTT
Initials: AS
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st Bn
Date of Death: 3/5/1918
Age: 26
Service Number: 53583
Additional Information: Son of James and Jane Cuthbertson, of Mark Farm, Pinwherry, Ayrshire; husband of Margaret Cuthbertson, of Killockside, Ochiltree, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: II A 37
Cemetery: Pernes British Cemetery



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: AIRD, JAMES GILBERT
Initials: JG
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers, 15th Bn
Date of Death: 1/7/1916
Age: 21
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Aird, of 7, Winton Circus, Saltcoats, Ayrshire. A Law Student (Glasgow University).
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 3C and 3D
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

James Aird is named on Glasgow University Roll of Honour. See http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/image/?id1=1704&id2=1125907306&p=4






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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRANT, PHARIC ALASTAIR
Initials: PA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery, 110 Field Regt
Date of Death: 16/11/1944
Age: 37
Awards: TD
Additional information: Son of Colonel Pharic Grant, T.D., R.A. and Grace Darling Grant, of Ardmillan, Girvan, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: III 3 C
Cemetery: Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

and Colonel Pharic Grant

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: POTTS, SAMUEL HAINEY
Initials: SH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Obs
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 49 Sqdn
Date of Death: 21/12/1939
Age: 23
Service Number: 580464
Additional Information: Son of James Potts and of Jessie Potts (nee Hainey), of Colmonell, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: Sec B. B. Grave 95
Cemetery: Chevington Cemetery



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Refers to: Lt Col AFS Scott DSO

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William Tait.
Ironmonger, soldier, farmer.

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