Armadale & District War Memorial Association

Registered Scottish Charity No. SC044493

Second World War

Armadale Service Men Killed

Not Found:

 

DANIEL McCONNELL

  

BENJAMIN McNISH

A

AGNEW, CLEMENT WILLIAM

Service No: P/JX 159143

 

Boy 1st Class

H.M.S. Royal Oak

Royal Navy

 

Age:16

Date of Death: 14/10/1939

 

Son of Clement and Susan Agnew, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 34, Column 1.

Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

AITKEN, GEORGE

Service No: 3060635

 

Private

8th Bn.

Royal Scots

 

Age: 22

Date of Death:26/03/1942

 

Son of John and Jenny Aitken; husband of Grace Moffat Aitken, of Armadale.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Compt. B. Grave 26.

Cemetery: BATHGATE (BOGHEAD) CEMETERY

 

ALLAN, PETER DUNCANSON WOOD

Service No: 14515450

 

Private

2nd Bn.

King's Own Scottish Borderers

 

Age: 19

Date of Death: 28/04/1944

 

Son of Robert and Elizabeth Wood Allan, of Blackridge, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 2. E. 4.

Cemetery: KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY

 

ANDERSON, WILLIAM

Service No:2767079

 

Private

6th Bn.

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

 

Age: 19

Date of Death:27/04/1943

 

Son of William and Margaret Anderson, of Blackridge, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. H. 4.

Cemetery: MASSICAULT WAR CEMETERY

B

BENSON, THOMAS LAIDLAW

Service No:1565145

 

Flight Sergeant

61 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Age: 21

Date of Death: 08/03/1945

 

Son of James and Marion Benson, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 270.

Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

 

BISSET, ALEXANDER SPEEDIE

Service No: 7905638

 

Trooper

'C' Sqn., 2nd Lothians and Border Horse

Royal Armoured Corps

 

Age: 24

Date of Death: 20/02/1943

 

Son of David and Jessie Bisset, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 20.

Cemetery: ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY

 

BLACK, HUGH ROBERTS (HUGH VAUGHAN ROBERTS)

Service No: 3061534

 

Private

1st Bn.

Royal Scots

 

Age: 26

Date of Death: 28/05/1944

 

Son of the Late Private Christmas Roberts.

Son of Thomasina (Christina) and Charles Black, Academy Street, Armadale, West Lothian.

 

Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. C. 6.

Cemetery: KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY

 

BOYD, JAMES

Service No: 619108

 

Aircraftman 1st Class

51 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force

 

Age: 18

Date of Death: 05/04/1940

 

Son of James W. and Mary L. Boyd, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 24.

Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

 

BROWN, HENRY WHITELAW

Service No: 2766692

 

Private

8th Bn.

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

 

Age: 28

Date of Death: 30/11/1942

 

Son of Thomas and Jeanie Brown, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 5. B. 8.

Cemetery: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY

 

BROWN, WALTER

Service No: 3052109

 

Private

1st Bn.

Royal Scots

 

Age: 33

Date of Death: 26/05/1940

 

Son of Walter and Hamilton Roberton Brown, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. B. 10.

Cemetery: LE PARADIS WAR CEMETERY, LESTREM

C

CHRISTIE W

Service No: 4464053

 

Private

30th Bn Cheshire Regiment

 

Age: 29

Date of Death: 24/02/1943

 

Son of William and Mary Ellen Christie; husband of Margaret Christie, of Blackridge.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Compt. B. Grave 17.

Cemetery: BATHGATE (BOGHEAD) CEMETERY

 

COYLE, GEORGE

Service No: 2927168

 

Private

1st Bn.

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

 

Age: 31

Date of Death: 22/05/1940

 

Son of Henry and Isabella Reekie Coyle; husband of Jane Coyle, of Bathgate, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Row B. Grave 10.

Cemetery: CALONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

CREAMER, WILLIAM

Service No: 2883119

 

Private

2nd Bn.

King's Own Scottish Borderers

 

Age: 27

Date of Death: 08/07/1944

 

Son of Peter and Christina Creamer; husband of Margaret Creamer, of Panton, Lincolnshire.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. G. 22.

Cemetery: IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY

 

CRICHTON, WILLIAM MCLAREN

Service No: 551030

 

Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)

50 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force

 

Age: 21

Date of Death: 13/07/1941

 

Son of Agnes McLaren Crichton, of Blackridge, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Joint grave 14. A. 17.

Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

D

DALLAS, ROBERT JOHNSTON

Service No: C/JX 175567

 

Able Seaman

H.M.S. Trelawney

Royal Navy

 

Age: 22

Date of Death: 17/03/1941

Additional information:

Son of Elizabeth Dallas, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 42, 2.

Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

DICKIE, ALEXANDER

Service No: T/168814

 

Driver

55 Inf. Bde. Group Coy.

Royal Army Service Corps

 

Age: 24

Date of Death: 14/02/1942

 

Son of Margaret Dickie, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 99.

Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

 

DODDS, JAMES B.

Service No: 14515863

 

Lance Bombardier

9 Bty., 7 Field Regt.

Royal Artillery

 

Age: 22

Date of Death: 26/07/1946

 

Son of Joseph and Janet R. L. Dodds, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: C. E. 6.

Cemetery: KHAYAT BEACH WAR CEMETERY

E

EVANS, HENRY

Service No: 3058590

 

Private

5th Bn

Seaforth Highlanders

 

Age: 26

Date of Death: 11/09/1944

 

Son of Charles W. and Elizabeth A. Evans, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Divn. 67. Row P. Grave 5.

Cemetery: STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE

F

FALCONER, WILLIAM

Service No: 808005

 

Lance Serjeant

22 Field Regt.

Royal Artillery

 

Age: 27

Date of Death: 31/05/1940

 

Grave/Memorial Reference: Row E. Grave 110.

Cemetery: OOSTDUINKERKE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

William was the son of Bernard and Catherine (Nee Mcnamee) Falconer and he lived at 37 Greig Crescent, Armadale.

William was the youngest of their 6 children, and he attended Bathgate Academy.

FORRESTER, WILLIAM

Service No: 1026084

 

Sergeant

172 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Age: 20

Date of Death: 07/04/1943

 

Son of John and Jessie Forrester, of Leven, Fife.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 149.

Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

 

FRASER, ALEXANDER

Service No: 2879538

 

Lance Serjeant

5/7th Bn.

Gordon Highlanders

 

Age: 29

Date of Death: 06/04/1943

 

Son of Hugh and Janet Fraser; husband of Jean Fraser, of Torrance, Stirlingshire.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 30.

Memorial: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL

G

GALLAGHER, EDWARD

Service No: D/KX 118466

 

Stoker 1st Class

H.M.S. Gould

Royal Navy

 

Age: 35

Date of Death: 01/03/1944

 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gallagher, of Armadale, West Lothian; husband of Agnes Gallagher, of Armadale.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 89, Column 3.

Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

GORMAN, DAVID

Service No: 3063205

 

Private

2nd Bn.

Royal Scots

 

Age: 24

Date of Death: 13/09/1944

 

Son of David and Mary Gorman; husband of Mary Gorman, of Blackridge, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. C. 4.

Cemetery: FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY

 

GRAHAM, DAVID

Service No: 7935966

 

Trooper

16th/5th Lancers

Royal Armoured Corps

 

Age: 32

Date of Death: 19/02/1943

 

Son of John and Janet Graham; husband of Jane Graham, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 14. G. 6.

Cemetery: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY

 

GRANT, FRASER

Boy

S.S. Taber Park (Montreal)

Merchant Navy

 

Age: 21

Date of Death: 13/03/1945

 

Son of Mary Edwards, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 105.

Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

H

HAMILTON, THOMAS

Service No: 3194251

 

Private

1st Bn.

King's Own Scottish Borderers

 

Age: 28

Date of Death: 11/02/1943

 

Son of Thomas and Margaret Hamilton; husband of Margaret D. McD. Hamilton, of Armadale.

Grave/Memorial Reference: East Extn. Grave V.97.

Cemetery: WHITBURN CEMETERY

 

HANLIN, JOHN

Service No: 3059808

 

Private

10th Bn.

Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)

 

Age: 26

Date of Death: 28/06/1944

 

Son of Francis and Hannah Hanlin, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: II. E. 4.

Cemetery: ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX

 

HUNTER, ROBERT

Service No: 1826736

 

Sergeant (Air Gnr.)

622 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Age: 31

Date of Death: 06/11/1944

 

Son of Robert and Isabella Hunter, of Armadale, West Lothian; husband of Mary Hunter, of Armadale.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 9. C. 13-16.

Cemetery: RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY

K

KNIGHT, TERENCE

Service No: 1502214

 

Lance Corporal

2nd Bn.

Gordon Highlanders

 

Age: 26

Date of Death: 15/02/1945

 

Son of William Thomas Knight and Frances Knight, of Exeter; husband of Irene Rose Knight of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 13. A. 7.

Cemetery: JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY

 

KNOX, FORREST

Service No: 14541024

 

Private

2nd Bn.

Suffolk Regiment

Formerly Royal Scots

 

Age: 19

Date of Death: 15/04/1944

 

Son of Robert and Annie Knox, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. B. 6.

Cemetery: IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY

 

M

MARSHALL, WALTER KIRK

Service No: T/118441

 

Driver

22nd Armd. Bde. Coy.

Royal Army Service Corps

 

Age: 28

Date of Death: 06/06/1942

 

Son of Alexander and Agnes Kirk Marshall.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 76.

Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL

 

McALLISTER, JOSHUA

Service No: 3058414

 

Private

4th Bn.

Seaforth Highlanders

 

Age: 21

Date of Death: 08/06/1940

 

Son of Archibald and Marion McAllister, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Row A. Grave 3.

Cemetery: ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

McCLORY, JOHN

Service No: 3061078

 

Lance Corporal

7th Bn.

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

 

Age: 29

Date of Death: 18/07/1944

 

Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 31.

Cemetery: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY

 

McGHIE, ANDREW STEWART

Service No: 1948321

 

Lance Corporal

220 Field Coy

Royal Engineers

 

Age: 24

Date of Death: 01/06/1944

 

Son of John Brown McGhie and Sarah Aird McGhie.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 4. B. 16.

Cemetery: MOASCAR WAR CEMETERY

 

McKINNA, ROBERT BURGESS BLACKLOCK

Service No: C/KX 118521

 

Stoker 1st Class

H.M.M.L. 103

Royal Navy

 

Age: 24

Date of Death: 24/08/1942

 

Son of James N. McKinna, and Marion D. McKinna, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 62, 2.

Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

McMORRAN, ROBERT

Service No: 2984645

 

Lance Corporal

8th Bn.

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

 

Age: 25

Date of Death: 03/03/1943

 

Son of John and Jessie McMorran; husband of Georgina H. McMorran, of Armadale West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. J. 22.

Cemetery: OUED ZARGA WAR CEMETERY

 

McNICOLL, RONALD AMOS MAIN

Service No: 254229

 

Second Lieutenant

General List

 

Age: 26

Date of Death: 09/01/1943

 

Son of John and Christina McNicoll, of Armadale, West Lothian; husband of Agnes Annie McNicoll. M A. Hons.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 359.

Cemetery: CHRISTIANSBORG CIVIL CEMETERY

 

MORROW, WILLIAM

Service No: 3054065

 

Lance Corporal

2nd Bn.

Royal Scots

 

Age: 27

Date of Death: between 01/10/1942 and 02/10/1942

Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 11.

Memorial: SAI WAN MEMORIAL

 

MULHOLLAND, JOHN ANDERSON

 

Fireman and Trimmer

S.S. Alnmoor (London)

Merchant Navy

 

Age: 26

Date of Death: 15/02/1941

 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson Mulholland; husband of Margaret Mulholland, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6.

Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

 

 

N

NISH, JAMES

Service No: C/JX360400

 

Ordinary Telegraphist

H.M.S. Victory III

Royal Navy

 

Age: 20

Date of Death: 03/04/1943

 

Grave/Memorial Reference: Compt. A. Grave 273.

Cemetery: BATHGATE (BOGHEAD) CEMETERY

O

OLIVER, JAMES

 

Chief Engineer Officer

S.S. City of Bedford (Liverpool)

Merchant Navy

 

Age: 48

Date of Death: 30/12/1940

 

Son of John and Frances Oliver; husband of Agnes M. P. Oliver, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 29.

Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

R

REEKIE, RICHARD ROONEY

Service No: 943320

 

Gunner

128 Field Regt.

Royal Artillery

 

Age: 23

Date of Death: 06/06/1942

 

Son of James and Margaret Reekie, of Armadale.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Compt. B. Grave 24.

Cemetery: BATHGATE (BOGHEAD) CEMETERY

 

RENTON, WILLIAM

Service No: 177545

 

Pilot Officer (Air Bomber)

578 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Date of Death: 13/06/1944

Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 3.

Cemetery: THIEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

 

ROBERTS, HUGH VAUGHAN (HUGH ROBERTS BLACK)

Service No: 3061534

 

Private

1st Bn.

Royal Scots

 

Age: 26

Date of Death: 28/05/1944

 

Son of the Late Private Christmas Roberts.

Son of Thomasina (Christina) and Charles Black, Academy Street, Armadale, West Lothian.

 

Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. C. 6.

Cemetery: KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY

 

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM BERTRAM

Service No: 1565912

 

Sergeant (Air Gnr.)

550 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Age: 25

Date of Death: 15/03/1944

 

Son of John Robertson, and of Jessie Robertson, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 5.

Cemetery: ARTOLSHEIM COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

RUSSELL, DAVID

Service No: P/MX117297

 

Engine Room Artificer 4th Class

Royal Navy

H.M. Submarine Stonehenge

 

Age: 19

Date of Death: 20/03/1944

 

Son of Elizabeth and John Russell, Grangemouth, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 85, Column 1.

Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

S

SINCLAIR, JAMES IRELAND

Service No: 7689857

 

Lance Corporal

18th Divisional Provost Coy.

Corps of Military Police

 

Age: 33

Date of Death: 30/12/1943

 

Husband of Euphemia Melville Sinclair, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: B6. Y. 10.

Cemetery: THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY

 

SMITH, SIDNEY JOHN

Service No: 1152993

 

Sergeant

138 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Date of Death: 15/09/1943

 

Son of James and Mary Ann Smith; husband of Jamesina Smith, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 165.

Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

 

SMITH, HUGH

Service No: 1550719

 

Sergeant (Pilot)

115 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Age: 22

Date of Death: 22/11/1943

 

Son of William and Jessie Smith, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 25. G. 18.

Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

 

STORRIE, ERIC FORRESTER

Service No: 1560944

 

Flight Sergeant

31 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Age: 22

Date of Death: 05/07/1944

 

Son of David and Margaret Storrie, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 435.

Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

T

TAYLOR, HENRY

Service No: 2121854

 

Sapper

214 Army Field Coy.

Royal Engineers

 

Age: 33

Date of Death: 23/04/1943

 

Son of Henry and Annie Taylor, of Blackridge, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. H. 21.

Cemetery: OUED ZARGA WAR CEMETERY

 

TWEEDIE, GEORGE

Service No: 995075

 

Leading Aircraftman

84 Sqdn.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Age: 21

Date of Death: 01/03/1942

 

Son of James and Sarah Tweedie, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 417.

Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

W

WALKER, WILLIAM GREEN

Service No: C/JX 172217

 

Able Seaman

H.M.S. Orion

Royal Navy

 

Age: 22

Date of Death: 29/05/1941

 

Son of James McNab Walker and Gertrude V. Walker, of Armadale, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: 44, 1.

Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

WATSON, JAMES M

Service No: 2765020

 

Private

1st Bn.

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

 

Age: 22

Date of Death: 03/11/1942

 

Son of Andrew and Julia Watson; husband of Margaret Sinclair Watson, of Perth.

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. F. 25.

Cemetery: EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY

 

WILSON, CHARLES

Service No: C/JX 671792

 

Ordinary Seaman

H.M.S. Queen of Kent

Royal Navy                                                 

 

Age: 19

Date of Death: 28/02/1945

Son of John and Margaret Wilson, of Blackridge, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 87.

Cemetery: SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

 

WILSON, THOMAS WILLIAM

Service No: 3709260

 

Lance Corporal

1st Bn.

Gordon Highlanders

 

Age: 29

Date of Death: 03/06/1940

 

Son of Thomas and Rose Isabella Wilson; husband of Elizabeth McIntosh Wilson, of Blackridge, West Lothian.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 126.

Memorial: DUNKIRK MEMORIAL