Clyde war memorial

Clyde war memorial c1986.

Clyde memorial
Clyde memorial
Clyde memorial

Clyde war memorial in 2009, showing names.

Names on the Clyde memorial

1914 - 1919

Cpl Alfred Mason Pratt 3/614 Drowned Gulf of Salonika 23/10/1915

Pte Leonard Gladstone Shaw 23620 KIA on the Somme, 26/9/1916

Trooper Robert Stanley Smith 9/83 Kia Gallipoli, 6/8/1915

W Smith *

L/Corp George Thomas Uren 8/1149 KIA, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 2/5/1915

Pte Arnold Spain Waldron 32599 KIA, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 24/12/1917

Pte Charles William Arthur 8/2836 DoW, Armentieres, France 15/7/1916

Pte Henry John Cameron 8/3201 Died of pneumonia, Cairo, 11/2/1916

Pte Ernest Davis 8/1725 KIA, Gallipoli, 9/8/1915

Pte Ernest Harold Fountain 8/572 KIA, Gallipoli, 27/4/1915

Captain Edward Victor Freed MC, 24308 DoW, France 25/8/1918

Lt Colonel George Hepburn Stewart 9/999 Died of dysentery, 20/11/1916

Pte William Holt 11167 Died of war related illness, England, 16/10/1918

Gunner William Alexander Tolmie Jopp 9/1693 DoW, England, 18/11/1918

Pte Joseph Augustine McGinnis KIA, The Somme, France, 30/3/1918

Pte William Robert Wilson 15270 KIA Messines, Belgium, 6/5/1917

Sgt John Weaver DCM,MSM 9/461 Discharged, Died 6/6/1945

Trooper Peter Weaver DCM 9/1747 Discharged, Died 24/8/1923

* It is not possible to absolutely confirm the identity of W Smith but it is most likely William Sturrock Smith, 8/1049 who died from wounds received at Gallipoli on 13 May 1915. He is the only W Smith who died in the First World War who is listed as coming from Clyde.

 

1939 - 1945

Leslie Ezekiel Christie 15334 Died North Africa 29/10/1941

L/Corp Leslie James Ernest Fountain 10898 Died Crete 23/5/1941

L/Bombardier Bruce Laing 66560 Died  Italy 8/1/1944

Sapper William Thomas Blight Thomson 17432 Died North Africa 27/6/1942

L/Corp Roy Andrew Wilson 13098 Died Western Desert 4/9/1942

Thanks to Gerald Cunningham for providing the extra information on the soldiers listed on this memorial. You can find out more about these soldiers on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

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