Armadale & District War Memorial Association

Registered Scottish Charity No. SC044493

HENRY EVANS

5th Battalion

SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS

Rank                            Private

Service Number          3058590

Date of Death             11/09/1944

Place of Birth              West Lothian

Age                             26

Resided                       Armadale

Theatre of Death         NW Europe

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

Cemetery: STE. MARIE CEMETERY LE HAVRE

Henry was the brother of Charles W Evans, 26 East Main Street, Armadale.

Henry enlisted at the outbreak of War, and he had been through the whole North African Campaign.

Prior to enlisting he worked for his brother Charles in his General merchants shop at 26 East Main Street.

 

Henry took a very active interest in the Boy Scout movement, and was a prominent member of Armadale’s Rover Scouts.  

 

 

WILLIAM FALCONER

22 Field Regt

ROYAL ARTILLERY

Rank                            Lance Sergeant

Service Number          808005

Date of Death             31/05/1940

Place of Birth              West Lothian

Age                             27

Resided                       Armadale

Theatre of Death         France

Grave/Memorial Reference: Row E. Grave 110.

 

Cemetery: OOSTDUINKERKE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

 

WILLIAM FORRESTER

172nd Squadron

ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE

Rank                            Sergeant

Service Number          1026084

Date of Death             07/04/1943

Place of Birth              Livingston

Age                             20

Resided                       Armadale

Theatre of Death                    

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 149.

 

Cemetery: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

 

 

ALEXANDER FRASER

Alexander Fraser

5th / 7th Battalion

GORDON HIGHLANDERS

Rank                            Lance Sergeant

Service Number          2879538

Date of Death             06/04/1943

Place of Birth              West Lothian

Age                             29

Resided                       Torrance

Theatre of Death

Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 30.

 

Cemetery: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL

 

 

DAVID GORMAN

2nd Battalion

ROYAL SCOTS

Rank                            Private

Service Number          3063205

Date of Death             13/09/1944

Place of Birth              Armadale

Age                             24

Resided                       Blackridge

Theatre of Death         Italy

Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. C. 4.

Cemetery: FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY

David was the Husband of Mrs M Gorman 53 Bedlormie Drive, Blackridge.

David’s parents resided West End Armadale.

 

David had been serving for 4 years prior to his death.

 

 

DAVID GRAHAM

16th/5th Lancers

ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS

Rank                            Trooper

Service Number          7935966

Date of Death             19/02/1943

Place of Birth              Fife

Age                             32

Resided                       Armadale

Theatre of Death         North Africa

Grave/Memorial Reference: 14. G. 6.

 

Cemetery: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY

 

 

JOHN HANLIN

10th Battalion

HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY

Rank                            Private

Service Number          3059808

Date of Death             28/06/1944

Place of Birth              West Lothian

Age                             26

Resided                       Armadale

Theatre of Death         NW Europe

Grave/Memorial Reference: II. E. 4.

 

Cemetery: ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY CHEUX

 

 

ROBERT HUNTER

622 Squadron

ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE

Rank                            Sergeant (Air Gunner)

Service Number          1826736

Date of Death             06/11/1944

Place of Birth              Armadale West Lothian

Age                             31

Resided                       Armadale

Theatre of Death         Germany

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

 

Cemetery: RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY

 

 

EDWARD GALLAGHER

ROYAL NAVY

HMS Gould

Rank                            Stoker 1st Class

Service Number          D/KX118466

Date of Death             01/03/1944

Place of Birth              Armadale

Age                             35

Resided                       Armadale

Theatre of Death         at Sea

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 89, Column 3.

 

Cemetery: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL