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Rev. James Bonnar Russell BD PhD

 
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:54 pm    Post subject: Rev. James Bonnar Russell BD PhD Reply with quote

Castlehead Church (formally Canal Street), Main Road, Castlehead, Paisley PA2 6AH


Many thanks to James Meikle Smith for the Photograph.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE

REV. JAMES BONNAR RUSSELL B.D. Ph.D.
MINISTER OF THIS CHURCH
WHO WITH HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER
WAS KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION
6TH MAY 1941

ERECTED BY THE BOHEMIAN CLUB.

On the early morning of 6th May 1941 a German Bomber on its way back from a bombing mission in Greenock shed its final two parachute mines over Paisley.
The first bomb landed in Newton Street killing two auxiliary firemen.
The second mine made a direct hit on the Woodside First Aid Post. In all 92 people died in the First Aid Post including Doctors, Nurses, Ministers, Drivers, and other assistants at the Post. There were just 6 survivors.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RUSSELL, AGNES JANE
Rank:Civilian
Date of Death:06/05/1941
Age:62
Regiment/Service:Civilian War Dead

Reporting AuthorityPAISLEY, BURGH OF, SCOTLAND
Additional Information:
M.A.; A.R.P. Driver; of The Manse, Mount Pleasant. Daughter of the late Henry Monteath and Helen Guthrie Monteath, of 16 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh; wife of the Revd. James Bonnar Russell, M.A., B.D., Ph.D. Died at Woodside F.A.P.

RUSSELL, EUPHEMIA
Rank:Civilian
Date of Death:06/05/1941
Age:30
Regiment/Service:Civilian War Dead

Reporting AuthorityPAISLEY, BURGH OF, SCOTLAND
Additional Information:
B.A.; of The Manse, Mount Pleasant. Daughter of the Revd. James Bonnar Russell, M.A., B.D., Ph.D., ad Agnes Jane Russell. Died at Woodside F.A.P.

RUSSELL, JAMES BONNAR
Rank:Civilian
Date of Death:06/05/1941
Age:69
Regiment/Service:Civilian War Dead

Reporting AuthorityPAISLEY, BURGH OF, SCOTLAND
Additional Information:
(THE REVD). M.A., B.D., Ph.D.; A.R.P. Registrar; of The Manse, Mount Pleasant. Son of the late Andrew Bonnar Russell, and Elizabeth Russell, of 139 Eldon Street, Greenock; husband of Agnes Jane Russell, M.A. At Woodside F.A.P.
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