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Adam Brown



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:17 pm    Post subject: St Vigeans New Cemetery Reply with quote

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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cemetery: ST. VIGEANS NEW CEMETERY
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: Angus
No. of Identified Casualties: 2


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOWMAN, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Age: 24
Date of Death: 16/03/1917
Service No: 2029
Additional information: Son of Robert and Mary Bowman, of Colliston, Arbroath.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 131.
Cemetery: ST. VIGEANS NEW CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBB, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 11/10/1944
Service No: 2756099
Additional information: Son of James and Elizabeth Robb, of Carnoustie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. D. Grave 172.
Cemetery: ST. VIGEANS NEW CEMETERY



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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Family stones remembering fallen soldiers

Name: BRUCE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 256th Bde.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 25/07/1917
Additional information: Son of Hon. F. J. and Katherine Bruce, of Seaton House, Arbroath, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. E. 28.
Cemetery: POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY





Note the fourth brother who served in the Black Watch
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FortyTwa



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And, just out of interest, direct lineal descendents of King Robert I of Scotland - The Bruce - who saw a fair bit of active service himself!
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