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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:06 am    Post subject: Strathmiglo Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

Strathmiglo sits just off the A91 between the village of Gateside and the town of Auchtermuchty. Leaving the A91 at the junction signposted Strathmiglo, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Falkland Palace you will enter the A912/Kirk Wynd. After 0.2 miles turn Right onto High Street (for 266 feet) then Left onto Kirk Wynd again. The Edenshead and Strathmiglo Parish Church and cemetery will be on your left; parking is available infront of church.

There are 4 CWGC identified casualties herein.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:09 am    Post subject: Duff, William Andrew Reply with quote


Name: William Andrew Duff
Age: 21
Date of Death: Friday 22 November 1940
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Corps of Military Police
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 7684357
Cemetery/Memorial: Strathmiglo Parish Churchyard
Grave Reference: Sec. L. Grave 67.
Additional Info. Son Of Andrew And Edith Duff of Auchtermuchty.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:13 am    Post subject: Middleton, Donald Stewart Reply with quote


Name: Donald Stewart Middleton
Age: 42
Date of Death: Friday 30 October 1942
Rank: Brigadier
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. Not Recorded
Cemetery/Memorial: Strathmiglo Parish Churchyard
Grave Reference: Sec. B. Grave 95.
Additional Info. Son Of George Hodgson Middleton And Nannie Hester Middleton; Husband Of Sheila Sinclair Douglas Middleton of Edinburgh. M.B., F.R.C.S.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:15 am    Post subject: Pearson, Ian Forbes Reply with quote


Name: Ian Forbes Pearson
Age: 20
Date of Death: Wednesday 16 October 1940
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 65 Sqdn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 745841
Cemetery/Memorial: Strathmiglo Parish Churchyard
Grave Reference: Sec. K. Grave 29.
Additional Info. Son Of John Mcm. Pearson And Agnes F. Pearson of Gateside.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:24 am    Post subject: Reid, William David Reply with quote


Name: William David Reid
Age: 20
Date of Death: Wednesday 17 November 1915
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 82nd Field Coy.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 61019
Cemetery/Memorial: Strathmiglo Parish Churchyard
Grave Reference: H. 16.
Additional Info. Son Of Robert And Janet Scott Brunton Reid of High St. Strathmiglo. Brother James also fell.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:26 am    Post subject: Allison, John Reply with quote


Name: John Allison
Age: 24
Date of Death: Thursday 19 September 1918
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 12th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/4915
Cemetery/Memorial: Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece. Grave Reference: I. D. 13.
Additional Info. Son of Richard & Mrs Isabella (Menzies) Allison of High Street, Strathmiglo, Fife. Headstone in Greece reads: To Memory Ever Dear.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:30 am    Post subject: Blyth, James Thomas Reply with quote



Name: James Thomas Blyth
Age: 25
Date of Death: Friday 30 June 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 11th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/10718
Cemetery/Memorial: Maroeuil British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Grave Reference: II. H. 8.
Son of Thomas & Mrs Jane (Skinner) Blyth of Newhill, Auchtermuchty, Fife. Headstone in France reads: "Nothing In My Hand I Bring Simply To Thy Cross I Cling". Family headstone in Strathmiglo quotes date of death as 20 June 1916 however CWGC states the date as 30th June 1916.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:31 am    Post subject: Brown, Frederick Reply with quote


Name: Frederick Brown
Age: 23
Date of Death: Monday 16 April 1917
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 7th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 290563
Cemetery/Memorial: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: Bay 6.
Additional Info. Son of John & Mrs Euphemia (McWilliam) Brown of Russell Place, Cash Fens, Strathmiglo, Fife.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:35 am    Post subject: Christie, John Reply with quote


Name: John Christie
Age: 31
Date of Death: Monday 20 December 1943
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 1021 Docks Operating Coy.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 13082090
Cemetery/Memorial: Bari War Cemetery, Italy. Grave Reference: XIV. B. 18.
Additional Info. Son of John and Mary Christie, of Strathmiglo, Fife; husband of Jean Hamilton Wood Christie also of Strathmiglo.
Commemorated on his Grandmother's Headstone (Margaret Grant) in Strathmiglo.
Headstone in Italy reads 'We miss you most Who loved the best. His sorrowing wife and family'"
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:37 am    Post subject: Clark, James Reply with quote


Name: James Clark
Age: 24
Date of Death: Friday 23 October 1914
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 1st Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 434
Cemetery/Memorial: Artillery Wood British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Additional Info. Son of James Clark and Agnes (Muirhead) Clark.
Born in Newburgh, Fife. Enlisted in Lochgelly.
When Private Clark's grave was moved to Artillery Wood British Cemetery his identity was lost.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:39 am    Post subject: Dryburgh, Alexander Reply with quote



Name: Alexander Dryburgh
Date of Death: Wednesday 04 September 1918
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit/Ship/Squadron: Canterbury Regt.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 6/3302
Cemetery/Memorial: Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, France.
Grave Reference: Stone No. 3.
Born Strathmiglo; Son of William & Mrs Janet (Buchan) Dryburgh.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:41 am    Post subject: Ford, Harry Reply with quote


Name: Harry Ford
Age: 38
Date of Death: Monday 11 September 1944
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Engineers
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 10 Field Squadron
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. M/54257
Cemetery/Memorial: Gradara War Cemetery, Italy.
Grave Reference: I. G. 9.
Additional Info. Son of Campbell and Grace Ford of Strathmiglo.
Headstone in Italy reads 'We will remember thee'."
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:47 am    Post subject: Hardy, David Reply with quote


Name: David Hardy
Age: 26
Date of Death: Sunday 18 March 1945
Rank: Chief Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit/Ship/Squadron: SS Crichtoun (Leith)
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Cemetery/Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial, London
Reference: Panel 33
Additional Info. Son of James and Catherine M. Hardy; husband of Dorothy Hardy, of Strathern, Fife.
The 'SS Crichtoun' (1,097t) on a voyage from Leith to London and 'SS Rogate' (2,871t) on a voyage from Sunderland to London, were probably the last two ships to be sunk by E-Boats, on the east coast route. They were both sunk off Lowestoft.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:49 am    Post subject: Henderson, William Syme Reply with quote


Name: William Syme Henderson
Age: 20
Date of Death: Wednesday 18 April 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 15th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 27334
Cemetery/Memorial: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: XIX. B. 7.
Son of Robert & Bessie Alexandra (Syme) Henderson of High Street, Strathmiglo, Fife. Headstone in France reads: "Until The Day Break And Shadows Flee Away".


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:51 am    Post subject: Ireland, David John Campbell Reply with quote



Name: David John Campbell Ireland
Age: 36
Date of Death: Tuesday 31 October 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 2nd Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/12353
Cemetery/Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Grave Reference: Pier and Face 15 A. and 16 C.
Born Strathmiglo; Son of James and the late Margaret (Campbell) Ireland.


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