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Mary Pickford

Rothesay War Memorial

Inscription: 

MARGARET WOOD DAVIDSON
16655 RED CROSS VAD
DIED 19th AUGUST 1917 AGED 21 YEARS

Location:
Rothesay War Memorial
Winter Gardens
Rothesay , PA20 0BT
Images: 
Rothesay War Memorial
Rothesay War Memorial

Kilwinning War Memorial

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

To the glory of God
and the
memory of the men
of the
parish of Kilwinning
who gave their lives
for
king and country
in the Great War
1914 - 1918

also of the
men & women in the
Second World War
1939 - 1945

Location:
Kilwinning War Memorial
Bridgend Lane , B778
Kilwinning , KA13 7JE

Catherine Johnston

Title: 
Leading Wren
Dates: 
about 1922 - 26 Dec 1944

The daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Johnston, Catherine was Leading Wren on the HMS Fortitude.

She died in Renfrew Hospital, following an illness.

CWGC gravestone of Agnes Dunbar Wilson

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Per Ardua Ad Astra

2118452 A.C.W. Ist Class
AGNES DUNBAR WILSON
Women's Auxiliary Air Force
24th November 1944 Age 16

She Died Happy

Erected by: 
CWGC
Location:
Kilwinning Cemetery
29 Bridgend Lane
Kilwinning , KA13 7JE
Images: 
CWGC gravestone of Agnes D Wilson
Additional information: 

Photo by kind permission of Eain Findlay

Agnes Dunbar Wilson

Dates: 
1927 - 24 December 1944

Agnes Dunbar Wilson was the daughter of Angus Wilson and Isabella Campbell, who married in Dumfries in 1925.

She was killed in a motor accident while in active service in England.

Sources
Falkirk Herald 2 Dec 1944

Plaque to Betty McAllister

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

This is the site of
"Betty's Seafood"
run by
Betty McAllister J.P. M.B.E.
1931-2009
A great campaigner for the people of the Calton

Location:
7 Bain street
Glasgow, G40 2JZ

Elizabeth McAllister

Other names: 
She was known as Betty. Her maiden name was McMahon
Dates: 
15 Jan 1931 - 5 May 2009

Born in 1931, one of five sisters, Betty McMahon served in the Land Army during the Second World War.

She became a community campaigner for the Calton, setting up a children's club, campaigning to make roads safer for children, campaigning for better housing. She opposed the Poll Tax and heckled Margaret Thatcher when she visited Glasgow. She combined campaigning with running her business - a seafood shop in Bain Street.

She became known as "Battling Betty"

She was awarded the B.E.M. in 1980 and was Scotswoman of the Year in 1984.

Sources

Haining Park

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Haining Park

Date: 
2021
Location:
Haining Park
Haining Park, Loanhead
EH20 9FL

Mary Lamont

Other names: 
Marie Lawnmont
Dates: 
1646-1662

Born in Inverkip. Accused of witchcraft when aged 16.