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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:02 pm    Post subject: Forres (Cluny Hill) Cemetery Reply with quote

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Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: unspecified
Historical Information: This is on a low hill East of the town, a little North of the road to Rafford. It was begun by the Heritors of Forres in 1849, extended to the South-East by the Parochial Board in 1869, and again extended North and East by the Town Council (who now own it) in 1910. It covers about ten acres, and it contains 19 War Graves.
No. of Identified Casualties: 26
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Remembering my ggf, Pte Thomas Roberts, 10 SR, killed 25 Sep 15 at Loos.
Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2009 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ANDRE
Initials: C
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Canadian Forestry Corps
Date of Death: 29/12/1918
Service No: 2198316
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3021.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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Name: BARRON, RONALD ANDREW
Initials: R A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Victory."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 10/09/1918
Service No: K/52685
Additional information: Son of David Donald Barron and Jeannie Barron, of Strathcona, Forres.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2566.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


Name: BARRON, JAMES PARKHOUSE
Initials: J P
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Machine Gun Corps
Unit Text: 13th Coy.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 04/09/1916
Service No: 1727
Additional information: Son of David Donald and Jeannie Barron, of "Strathcona", Forres, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL


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Name: CAMERON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Nathaniel Cole."
Date of Death: 08/12/1917
Service No: 4097/TS
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2542.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2009 10:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAMERON
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 27/02/1919
Service No: 24079
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Cameron, of 26, Tolbooth St., Forres.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2852.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2009 10:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CHICK, CHARLES WILLIAM
Initials: C W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: South Lancashire Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 05/01/1944
Service No: 3655372
Additional information: Son of Charles and Elizabeth Ann Chick; husband of Muriel Beatrice Chick, of Leckhampton, Gloucestershire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 3244.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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Name: CUMMING, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 03/05/1941
Service No: 979025
Additional information: Husband of Mrs. M. Cumming, of Hopeman.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 3665.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


Name: CUMMING, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 11/04/1918
Service No: 265734
Additional information: Son of Donald and Maria Cumming, of Fernside Cottage, Forres; husband of Annie Cumming, of 28, North Rd., Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 112 to 115.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL


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Name: CURRIE, ALLAN PETER
Initials: A P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Age: 49
Date of Death: 27/06/1944
Service No: 51715
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of William Rankine Currie and of Margaret Dixon Currie (nee Heron); husband of Susan Margaret Croll Currie (nee Adam), of Forres.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 4132.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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Name: DUNBAR
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 12/04/1918
Service No: 266960
Additional information: Son of William and Jemima Dunbar; husband of Margaret McWhirter Dunbar, of Tollhouse, Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire. Born at Forres.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2834.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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Name: FRASER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: Depot
Age: 18
Date of Death: 04/06/1919
Service No: S/42446
Additional information: Son of George and Christina Fraser, of Cluny Cottage, West Pilmuir, Forres. Born at Inverness.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3022.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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Name: FRASER, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Date of Death: 03/05/1945
Service No: 2764655
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 3699.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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Name: GARDEN, DUNCAN
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Cadet
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 19
Date of Death: 24/07/1918
Service No: 110331
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Jessie A. Garden, of Bernira Dyke, Forres.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2029.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


Name: GARDEN, NORMAN M.
Initials: N M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/3039
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Jessie A. Garden, of Bemera Cottage, Dyke, Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 112 to 115.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Name: GARDEN, JAMES SCOTT
Initials: J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Cadet
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 23
Date of Death: 16/10/1918
Service No: 173497
Additional information: Son of Jessie A. Garden, of Tearie, Forres, Scotland, and of Norman M. Garden.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. X. 945.
Cemetery: TORONTO NECROPOLIS


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Name: GRANT, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 17/02/1919
Service No: 50451
Additional information: Son of Charles and Jessie Grant, of 10, Tulloch Park, Forres.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2318.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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Name: GRIFFIN
Initials: J P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 5C Reserve Bde.
Date of Death: 06/11/1917
Service No: 40860
Awards: M M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 2096.
Cemetery: FORRES (CLUNY HILL) CEMETERY


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