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Govan Memories

Govan Casualties of the Battle of the Somme

In Honour of the Govan men who sacrificed their lives in the Battle of the Somme from 1st July to 18th November 1916.

RankNameAgeService No.Date of deathBattalion & Regiment
Pte.THOMAS H. HOLMES271425001/07/19169th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers
Pte.NEIL McDONALD241456701/07/1916"D" Coy. 16th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.JOHN M. ROSS271609501/07/1916"C" Coy. 17th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.ROBERT LETSON272037201/07/19161st Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Pte.ALEXANDER STORRAR22342101/07/1916"C" Coy. 16th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.ALEXANDER MacDOUGALL2390001/07/19161st Bn. Newfoundland Regiment
Pte.WILLIAM GRAY241953601/07/191610th Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Pte.ALEXANDER COFFELL222618301/07/191616th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.JOSEPH COFFELL322618401/07/191616th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.JOSEPH McMURRAY221848806/07/191612th Bn. Royal Scots
Pte.JOHN RANKIN 1816312/07/19162nd Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Cpl.GEORGE I. SCOTT22254615/07/1916"D" Coy. 9th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.WATSON MILLER2033084615/07/1916"B" Coy. 9th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.HENRY G. GRIEVE2233195315/07/19169th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
L. Cpl.JOSEPH HUDSON27965916/07/19162nd Bn. Royal Irish Regiment
Pte.CHARLES CAMPBELL232033018/07/191613th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers
Pte.ROBERT KINLOCH19S/597318/07/19161st Bn. Gordon Highlanders
Pte.ALEXANDER MACKENZIE20S/331219/07/1916"D" Coy. 2nd Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Pte.JOHN IRELAND32168919/07/19161st Regt. South African Infantry
Sgt.ALEXANDER MacFARLANE28887420/07/19161st Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Pte.JAMES BELL221272023/07/19161st Bn. Cameron Highlanders
Pte.WILLIAM H. SMITH22499623/07/1916"Y" Coy. 18th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.JOHN FLEMING222297030/07/19162nd Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers
Pte.JAMES LAMB362005712/08/19166th/7th Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers
Pte.JOHN MOORE341900713/08/191612th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
2nd Lt.ANDREW R. JEFF18 13/08/191612th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.DONALD C. McLEOD22S/1532717/08/19167th Bn. Cameron Highlanders
Pte.THOMAS FLANNIGAN17S/617418/08/19168th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Pte.WILLIAM. S. BATEMAN29S/1443120/08/19161st Bn. Cameron Highlanders
Pte.ROBERT McHENDRY24978222/08/19165th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
L. Cpl.WILLIAM DUNNE20S/472325/08/19169th Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Pte.JOHN HUTCHINSON21500026/08/19169th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.WILLIAM TAYLOR32S/1159229/08/19161st Bn. Gordon Highlanders
L. Cpl.ALEXANDER SCOTT 844603/09/19162nd Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers
Rif.ANDREW McWILLIAMS18483609/09/19167th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles
Pte.ARCHIBALD D. DUNCAN18988014/09/19163rd/5th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Pte.JOHN S. LOGAN31586316/09/19162nd Bn. Scots Guards
Pte.WILLIAM M. ROSS234012416/09/191610th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Pte.JOHN W. GOLDIE241825726/09/19168th Bn. Canadian Infantry
Pte.WILLIAM H. CAMPBELL22460628/09/19166th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Pte.DAVID B. WHITELAW25S/4314411/10/19167th Bn. Cameron Highlanders
Pte.THOMAS MITCHELL34S/669512/10/19168th/10th Bn. Gordon Highlanders
L. Cpl.DAVID W. STRUTHERS244402519/10/19166th Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers
Sgt.ALEXANDER JARDINE261000523/10/19162nd Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Pte.GEORGE J. PAGE204431426/10/191676th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
L. Sgt.JAMES L. DUGUID21354101/11/19169th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Sgt.WALTER MACKAY 477601/11/1916 Highland Light Infantry
Pte.ROBERT M. CHERRY19500101/11/19161st/9th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.JOHN LIVINGSTON26333213/11/19161st/8th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Pte.DUNCAN CARMICHAEL212226613/11/19162nd Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Cpt.JOHN R. COUPER29 15/11/191610th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Pte.DUGALD CURRIE25483017/11/19167th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Pte.ANDREW M. FERGUSON35454718/11/191616th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
L. Cpl.JAMES ROBERTSON301588118/11/191617th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Pte.INNES W.M. ANDERSON363104218/11/191616th Bn. Highland Light Infantry

Their Name Liveth For Evermore

This list has been compiled from the Commonwealth War Graves Commision and will not be a complete list of Govan soldiers who died in the Battle of the Somme, if you know of anyone who should be added to the list or you would like more information on any of the soldiers already listed please contact us via the sites contact page


Scots at the Battle of the SommeWW1 Somme 17th HLI Trench ArtThiepval Memorial to 72,000 men from the Somme who have no known graves
Scots at the Battle of the Somme
WW1 Somme 17th HLI Vesta Case
Thiepval Memorial to the 72,000 men who have no known graves


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