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Eastwood New Cemetery
Eastwood New Cemetery is a large cemetery in the south part of Glasgow, on Thornliebank Road. The first burial took place in 1911.
There are 153 service men and women from the First World War and 121 from the Second World War buried or commemorated in this cemetery. Sergeant John McAulay VC (1885-1956) Scots Guards received his Victoria Cross received at the battle of Cambrai, 1917, Fontaine Notre Dame, France. John Maclean is also buried in this cemetery; he was a Marxist and labour leader who founded the Scottish Council in Britain in 1918 and was famous for pioneering working class education.
Sir John Ure Primrose, Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow (1902-1905) is interned in section D. As Lord Provost Sir John was Lord Lieutenant of the County of the City of Glasgow and President or Director of a large number of charitable and philanthropic organisations of Glasgow. He also took a strenuous part in carrying on the great Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901.
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204 Orchard Park Ave, Thornliebank, Glasgow, Glasgow G46 7DG