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TILLICOULTRY, WW2

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:28 pm    Post subject: TILLICOULTRY, WW2 Reply with quote

The 1939-45 memorial takes the form of a Garden of Remembrance around the Great War monument. Unusually the names of the fallen have been inscribed on individual 'headstones';


































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PostPosted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:41 pm    Post subject: Re: TILLICOULTRY, WW2 Reply with quote

dhubthaigh wrote:



David Maxwell aged 28 died whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
He was aboard the Suez Maru along with 640 other POW's which was sunk by the US submarine Bonefish. Although approximately 250 men managed to get out of the hold, they were subsequently massacred by the Japanese escort vessel.

Name: MAXWELL, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 36 Sqdn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 29/11/1943
Service No: 979553
Additional information: Son of David James Maxwell and Catherine Maxwell; husband of Christina S. Maxwell, of Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 427.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a shame that the Photobucket logo has obliterated every single inscription
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:12 pm    Post subject: Names Reply with quote

Amazingly the photobucket logos have now moved. So the names list is-

W Bruce Archibald RAF
James R H Bell RAF
James Condie RN
William Coulter RE
John Cree A & SH
James H Cumming BW
Tom Dawson RAF
Andrew G Dunn RAF
William G Fergusson RAF
H G Fraser RCS
Jack L Fyfe RAF
Alex Gardiner SR
John M Garlick RAF
Ernest B Gibson A & SH
Robert Hunter Lond Scot
Robert S Hunter A & SH
David Maxwell RAF
George P Mullan RAF
Alex S Mylchreest A & SH
James McEwan RAAF
David Ness A & SH
James S Ness Lond Scot
James Paterson RAC
John L Paterson RA
George Rennie RAF
Thomas F Robson RAF
John Russell A & SH
James Sharp RE
Robert Stirling Scot Parat'P
William Sutherland A & SH
Thomas Vallance A & SH
Thomas Vallance A & SH

One of the Thomas Vallances was a Private, 2983691,died 10 June 1940, and the other was a Sergeant, 2986588, died 29 April 1945
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