Acknowledgements

Photographs have been kindly provided by:

Jonathan Craig

Robert Keirs

Nicola Lee

Lynne McKenzie Lochrie

Alistair Morrow

Bob Reid

Munro Reid

Walter Smith

Some were taken by myself.

 

 

Some photographs of Family Headstones from Larkhall Cemetery have been kindly provided by Isobell Cuthbert.

Some were taken by myself and others.

 

 

Some photographs of Headstones from Military Cemeteries in France and Belgium have kindly been provided by Pierre Vandervelden and his friends and associates - Regis Biaux, Chris & Jean Cosgrove, Isabelle Perrot & Guillaume van der Wende.

InMemories Website

Some were taken by myself and others.

 

 

Walter Smith kindly provided newspaper clippings from The Hamilton Advertiser.

Some were taken by myself and others.

 

 

Mr Stanyer Burns, of Larkhall, provided digital copies of the War Memorial 'Unveiling and Dedication' Ceremony Programme.

He also provided the photographs of the Remembrance Card of Corporal WILLIAM BICKERSTAFF who served with his father Corporal RICHARD BURNS in the Machine Gun Corps. These two men's Service Numbers were 42354 and 42356 respectively. Corporal RICHARD BURNS was gassed but survived the war and returned to Larkhall.

WILLIAM BICKERSTAFF is listed on the Dalserf War Memorial at Ashgillhead. His family had connections with Shawsburn and Birkenshaw. He is listed in the 'Other Soldiers Found' Section of the website.

 

 

Help, assistance and documents were provided by:

Dr Ann Cameron, Archives Assistant, Archives and Special Collections, University of Strathclyde.

Kimberley Beasley and Rosalind Ryan-Mills, Assistants, Great War Project, Archive Services, University of Glasgow.

 

Book - "Come On Highlanders" by Alec Weir.

 

Lt. Col. Roger Binks, Keeper of the Rolls at The Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, has been most helpful in making additions, adjustments and modifications to the Rolls.

Location

Glenview Public Park,

Hamilton Road,

Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland

ML9 1DB

The above photos were captured by Walter Smith at the 2016 Remembrance Ceremony.

The above winter snow photos were captured by Walter Smith.

This photo was captured by Lynne McKenzie Lochrie of Larkhall.

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