Section 2i

Greenock Cemetery WW1 Memorials Walk

Section 2i

Scotland PA15 1BQ, United Kingdom

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Go in to section 2i, the section adjacent to the boundary wall. Here are the memorials of Joseph Adams, Robert Graham, William Johnson, Donald McGilvray, and James Robertson.

Joseph Adams is buried at Henin Crucifix Cemetery. Joseph was the son of Edward Adams, of 12 Nile Street, and was employed in Greenock Post Office, though his name is not on their memorial. He served with the 20th Kings Liverpool Regiment. He was 20 years old.

Robert Graham of the 1st Gordon Highlanders is remembered at the Menin Gate. Robert was the only son of Mrs Graham, 44 Ann Street. He had been employed by the Caledonian Railway Company. His Battalion was in the trenches at Hill 60 at the time of his death.

William Johnson is remembered at the Menin Gate. William worked at John Browns. He was the son of Robert and Ellen Johnson of 37 Lynedoch Street and husband of Martha Johnson, of 9 Southbank Street, Clydebank. He had two brothers: Robert & John and three sisters: Helen, Mary & Isabella. Corporal Johnson was killed at Busseboom. He had been with the 5th Argyll’s, signing up in 1912, before moving to Clydebank and joining the 6th Argylls.

Donald McGilvray is buried at Kranji War Cemetery. Donald was employed by Messrs Guthrie & Co. East India Merchants, Singapore.

James Robertson of the 7th RSF is remembered at Thiepval Memorial. James was the son of the late Archibald L Robertson, of Greenock

When you are ready, go back to the roadway. The next section, section 2K, will be further down the path, on your left.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Greenock Cemetery WW1 Memorials Walk


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