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PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:48 pm    Post subject: CRAIL CHURCHYARD Crail Reply with quote

headstone in the Crail churchyard in Crail erected by his parents for
JOHN BUCHANAN PATTISON, LIEUTENANT, 7th BLACK WATCH (R.H.) who died at Crail on 1st August 1924 aged 27 years


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Lieut Pattison had worked for a short time at the Clydesdale Bank, Anstruther after leaving Waid Academy . On the outbreak of WW1 he remained at the bank due to his age but then aged 18 he joined the ranks of the MMGS and was commissioned 2nd Lt into the Black Watch joining the 7th Bn in France . Wounded on 30 July 1917 to his neck, leg and right heel when serving with the Trench Mortar Battery. Appointed Lieutenant on 5 March 1918 and he returned home at the end of the war to his family home at 1 Toolboth Street CRAIL . He died of TB and his funeral was on 5 August 1924 . No obituary in the Red Hackle Magazine of the Black Watch for that time . His father John Pattison died in North Berwick in 1925

see The Quarterly journal of the Scottish Genealogy Society for March 2004 pages 28, 29 30 for article Lt J B Pattison, 7thBn The Black Watch by Patrick W Anderson ..



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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here you go Pat


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CRAIL PARISH CHURCHYARD

Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Fifeshire
Identified Casualties:7

CRAIL CEMETERY

Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Fifeshire
Identified Casualties:27

These are adjoining graveyards surrounding Crail Parish Church, separated by a wall. The churchyard CWGC burials will be listed first, followed by the cemetery and then family headstones for war casualties


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CWGC record

DAVIS, CECIL SEALEY
Rank:Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:07/05/1919
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force
Grave ReferenceNorth-East of Church.
CemeteryCRAIL PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of George William Davis, J.P., and Emma Davis, of 41, Valentines Rd., Ilford, Essex.
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CWGC record

GREEN, F
Rank:Air Mechanic 1st Class
Service No:36479
Date of Death:23/11/1918
Age:32
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force
Grave ReferenceNorth-East of Church. 3.
CemeteryCRAIL PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Husband of Rebecca Martha Skipper, (formerly Green), of Balham, London.
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CWGC record

LORIMER, J
Rank:Corporal
Service No:8075
Date of Death:05/11/1914
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Depot
Grave ReferenceIn North-West part.
CemeteryCRAIL PARISH CHURCHYARD

SNWM record

Surname LORIMER
Firstname John
Service Number 8075
Date Death 05/11/1914
Decoration
Place of birth Crail Fife
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank Cpl
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MUNDY, CLARENCE REGINALD
Rank:Lieutenant
Date of Death:23/11/1918
Age:32
Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry
16th Bn. and Royal Air Force
Grave ReferenceNorth East of Church.
CemeteryCRAIL PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of George F. Mundy, of 152, High St., Preston, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Born at Mooroopna, Victoria.

An Australian who served with the Canadian Infantry and RAF
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ROBERTSON, A
Rank:Driver
Service No:91075
Date of Death:22/01/1918
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers
Training Depot (Aldershot)
Grave ReferenceIn North-West part.
CemeteryCRAIL PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Hugh and Agnes Robertson, of Balcorme Farm, Pittenweem, Fife.

SNWM record

Surname ROBERTSON
Firstname Alexander
Service Number 91075
Date Death 22/01/1918
Decoration
Place of birth St Monance Fife
Other T.D. Aldershot.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank Dvr
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SCARRATT, JOHN ARTHUR
Rank:Flight Cadet
Service No:128917
Date of Death:28/12/1918
Age:18
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force
Grave ReferenceNorth-East of Church.
CemeteryCRAIL PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Thomas and Eleanor Scarratt, of 13, Windy Bank, Port Sunlight.
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WATSON, GEORGE RODGER
Rank:Seaman
Service No:6546/A
Date of Death:16/03/1918
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve
H.M. Drifter "Thrush III."
Grave ReferenceNear North boundary.
CemeteryCRAIL PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of James and Ann Watson, of 28, Castle St., Crail.

SNWM record

Surname WATSON
Firstname George Rodger
Service Number 6546 A.
Date Death 16/03/1918
Decoration
Place of birth
Other
SNWM roll THE ROYAL NAVY
Rank Seaman
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Crail Cemetery



CWGC record

ATKINSON, WALTER CLIFFE
Rank:Air Mechanic 1st Class
Service No:FX680169
Date of Death:09/05/1945
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy
H.M.S. Jackdaw
Grave ReferenceSec. G. Grave 32.
CemeteryCRAIL CEMETERY
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CWGC record

BARNETT, ALEXANDER
Rank:Lamp Trimmer
Date of Death:05/04/1941
Age:33
Regiment/Service:Merchant Navy
S.S. Rattray Head (Leith)
Grave ReferenceSec. G. Grave 23.
CemeteryCRAIL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Alexander and Jemima Barnett, of Longhope, Orkney.

SNWM record

Surname BARNETT
Firstname Alexander
Service number
Date of death 05/04/1941
Decoration
Place of birth Orkney
Other S.S. "RATTRAY HEAD".
SNWM roll MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 1)
Rank Lamptrimmer
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BLAKEY, STEPHEN
Rank:Petty Officer Airman
Service No:FX96812
Date of Death:13/07/1944
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy
H.M.S. Jackdaw
Grave ReferenceSec. G. Grave 29.
CemeteryCRAIL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Francis Percy and Sarah Blakey, of Otley, Yorkshire.
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BREWIS, GEOFFREY
Rank:Sub-Lieutenant (A)
Date of Death:23/07/1942
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
H.M.S. Jackdaw.
Grave ReferenceSec. G. Grave 27.
CemeteryCRAIL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of William and Hannah Brewis, of Benton, Northumberland.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:42 pm    Post subject: Crail Reply with quote

Thanks to Mrs Aase Goldsmith for following photos.


BURTON, WILLIAM HENRY

Rank:
Air Mechanic 1st Class
Service No:
FX75443
Date of Death:
30/07/1941
Age:
20
Regiment/Service:
Royal Navy

H.M.S. Jackdaw
Grave Reference
Sec. G. Grave 24.
Cemetery
CRAIL CEMETERY

Additional Information:

Son of William Henry and Martha Burton, of Ripley, Derbyshire.
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