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Kirkton Cemetery & Old Churchyard, Aberfoyle

 
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:16 pm    Post subject: Kirkton Cemetery & Old Churchyard, Aberfoyle Reply with quote

No. of Identified Casualties: 1

Thanks to John Kennedy for all of the following photos.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JOYNSON, RALPH
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 02/08/1942
Service No: 59838
Additional information: Son of Edward Walter and Mary Dorothea Elizabeth Hart Joynson, of Aberfoyle.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 311.
Cemetery: ABERFOYLE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BECKETT, RANALD HUGH COLIN
Initials: R H C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 20/01/1942
Service No: 74361
Additional information: Son of Robert Harold and Muriel Kay Beckett; nephew of Elizabeth Crawford Beckett, of Dunblane, Stirlingshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 79.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CRUICKSHANK, GEORGE RAMSEY
Initials: G R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 29 (Age 27 on stone)
Date of Death: 29/08/1917
Service No: 15574
Additional information: Son of John and Marion Cruickshank, of 38A, Old Rd., Huntly; husband of Jeannie Dickson Cruickshank, of 9, Market St., Insch, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Nothing to confirm the connection with Aberfoyle, but dates, parents etc., all match.



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FERGUSON, ANDREW BLAIR
Initials: A B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 21 Sqdn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 02/03/1941
Service No: 745113
Additional information: Son of William and Annie Ferguson (nee Ferguson)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 43.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MacCOLL, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 31/01/1916 (21st on stone)
Service No: S/8532
Additional information: Son of Donald and Catherine MacColl, of Strath View, Strathblane, Stirlingshire. Native of Aberfoyle, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 4.
Cemetery: NIEPPE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

And his brother

Name: MacCOLL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 12/10/1916
Service No: S/11493
Additional information: Son of Donald and Catherine MacColl, of Edinkiln, Strathblane, Glasgow. Native of Aberfoyle, Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. C. 2.
Cemetery: WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACMILLAN, ANGUS
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 20/07/1918
Service No: 267142
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of Donald and Jessie Macmillan, of Station Buildings, Aberfoyle, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McFARLANE, HARRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 27/09/1915
Service No: S/4180
Additional information: Son of Henry and Jane McFarlane, of Trossachs Rd., Aberfoyle, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 115 to 119.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SHAW, MATTHEW
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/03/1916
Service No: 3223
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Additional information: Son of Allan & Mary Ann Shaw nee Gillies
Age: 21



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname: McARTHUR
Forenames/Initials: Archibald Hunter
Rank: Cfn
Service: Army
Service Number: 22038083
Regiment/Corps: REME
Date of Birth: 09 March 1930
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23 January 1950
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: No
Included on Roll of Honour: Yes

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lt. Col. Duncan Charles Home, Late Indian Army
Of ‘Royal Oak’, Aberfoyle, died 8th March 1960
Husband of Mary Gardner Biggart.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Major William Joynson, M.C., 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary’s Own)
Of ‘The Glassert’, Aberfoyle, died 31st December 1970 (Age 84)
Husband of Mary Hamilton Joynson

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