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jrah60



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: THOMSON, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 3858
Date of Death: 15/11/1916
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
1st/5th Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 81.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information:
Son of John Urquhart, of Mains Asleed, New Deer, Aberdeenshire. Born at Lonmay.

Name: SMITH, NORMAN ARTHUR KENNEDY
Rank: Private
Service No: 3949
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 80.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Place of birth Alyth, Perthshire (SNWM).
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: TODD, JAMES DUNCAN
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service No: 2716
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 26.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Place of birth Kirkintilloch (SNWM).
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: WALKER, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 3478
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st/5th Bn.
Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. B. 10.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Mary Walker, of Dens, Blackhills, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire Born at Longside, Aberdeenshire.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: WEBSTER, ALEXANDER
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 971
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st/5th Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 43.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Son of James and Elizabeth Webster, of Burnhead, Cookney Stonehaven, Kincardineshire. Born at Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: WEBSTER, D A
Rank: Private
Service No: 2271
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 1st/5th Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 65.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Son of Gordon and Margaret Webster, of Kelly, Methlick, Aberdeenshire.


Name: HORNE, ALEXANDER
Rank: Private
Service No: 4159
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Age: 31
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 66.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Place of birth Kirkcaldy (SNWM).
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: WILSON, CHARLES ROBERTSON
Rank: Private
Service No: 630
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, "A" Coy. 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 72.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Son of Bella Jane Wilson, of 181, Hardgate, Aberdeen, and the late William B. Wilson.

Name: REID, JOHN ELRICK
Rank: Private
Service No: 3121
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 71.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Son of John and Marjory Reid, of 81, Jute St., Aberdeen.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: WINNING, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 4260
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: E. 4.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Place of birth Kilmarnock (SNWM).
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: YOUNG, ALEXANDER
Rank: Private
Service No: 5528
Date of Death: 15/11/1916
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st/5th Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 15.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Son of Alexander Young, of 15, Port Glasgow Rd., Greenock.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: YOUNG, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: 6416
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 77.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Place of Buckie, Banffshire (SNWM).

Name: MANGAN, RICHARD ALEXANDER
Rank: Private
Service No: 6939
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: B. 78.
Cemetery: Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Additional Information: Place of birth Arbroath, Forfarshire (SNWM).

John
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Was it normal practice to put 2 names on a gravestone? Seems unusual but perhaps the size of the cemetery made this necessary.
Look forward to hearing the thoughts on this. Thanks.
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