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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:52 pm    Post subject: Strathy Burial Ground, Farr, Sutherland Reply with quote

Strathy Burial Ground
Location: Between the village and the sea.
OS Ref: TBC

CWGC

Pte. M. Gunn, 8th Gordons 27.4.1915
Smn. J. McDonald, R.N.R. 22.3.1920
Smn. H. MacKay, R.N.R.
Fl. Lt. W. Cross R.A.F.V.R. 17.7.41
Pte. F. MacKay, London Scottish 17.3.42
Cpl. A. MacLeod, Lovat Scouts 23.12.45
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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CAMPBELL, D
Rank:Seaman
Service No:895012
Date of Death:24/05/1916
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S. "Victory."
Grave Reference:About middle of Cemetery.
Cemetery:STRATHY BURIAL GROUND, FARR
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CROSS, WILLIAM MACPHERSON
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Service No:72356
Date of Death:17/07/1941
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 269 Sqdn.
Grave Reference
Cemetery:STRATHY BURIAL GROUND, FARR
Additional Information:



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GUNN, M
Rank:Private
Service No:S/9183
Date of Death:27/04/1915
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders 8th Bn.
Grave Reference:On East boundary.
Cemetery:STRATHY BURIAL GROUND, FARR
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MACKAY, FINLAY C. G.
Rank:Private
Service No:2889109
Date of Death:17/03/1942
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders 1st Bn. The London Scottish
Grave Reference
Cemetery:STRATHY BURIAL GROUND, FARR
Additional Information:

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Mackay, of Bonar Bridge.



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MACKAY, H
Rank:Deck Hand
Service No:3806/SD
Date of Death:28/08/1919
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S. "Vivid."
Grave Reference:In South-West part.
Cemetery:STRATHY BURIAL GROUND, FARR
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Son of Alexander and Janet Mackay, of Strathy Point, Thurso.

MACKAY, DONALD
Rank:Private
Service No:405671
Date of Death:03/11/1916
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry 20th Bn.
Grave Reference:I. L. 3.
Cemetery:MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY
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Son of Alexander and Janet Mackay, of Strathy Point, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.


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MACLEOD, ALEXANDER
Rank:Corporal
Service No:403136
Date of Death:23/12/1945
Age:37
Regiment/Service:Lovat Scouts
Grave Reference
Cemetery:STRATHY BURIAL GROUND, FARR
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Husband of Annie Macleod, of Strathy.



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McDONALD, J
Rank:Seaman
Service No:8122/A
Date of Death:22/03/1920
Age:29
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S. "President III."
Grave Reference:In South-West part.
Cemetery:STRATHY BURIAL GROUND, FARR
Additional Information:

Son of Hugh and Christina McDonald, of Low Rd., Portskerra, Melvich, Thurso.



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ghostwhisperer wrote:
CROSS, WILLIAM MACPHERSON
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Service No:72356
Date of Death:17/07/1941
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 269 Sqdn.
Grave Reference
Cemetery:STRATHY BURIAL GROUND, FARR
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Although not mentioned here William Cross was a Doctor.
The London Gazette of 25/7/1941 has Flight Lieutenant William MacPherson CROSS, M.B., Ch.B. (72356) relinquishes his commission on account of ill-health. 25th July 1941.
He was granted a commission as Flying Officer Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Medical Branch on 2 August 1938.

He is listed on the Glasgow University Roll of Honour
William MacPherson Cross
Born 2 May 1911, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 17 July 1941.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1933;
Father's Details: Alexander Cross; Manager
War Service: Flight Lieutenant, Royal Air Force
Grave / Memorial: Strathy Burial Ground, Farr, Scotland
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FRASER, HUGH
Rank:Serjeant
Service No:241866
Date of Death:28/04/1918
Age:37
Regiment/Service:Seaforth Highlanders 8th Bn.
Awards:M M
Grave Reference:I. B. 5.
Cemetery:LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT
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Son of George and Janet Fraser, of Portskerra; husband of Johan Fraser, of Portskerra, Sutherlandshire.



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MARSDEN, WILLIAM JACK
Rank:Lieutenant
Date of Death:07/02/1944
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve
H.M.S. Varbel
Panel Reference:Panel 93, Column 1.
Memorial:PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MacINTOSH, A M
Rank:Gunner
Service No:143564
Date of Death:10/11/1916
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Royal Field Artillery 9th Div. Ammunition Col.
Grave Reference:IV. A. 38.
Cemetery:DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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Son of Colin and Johan MacIntosh, of Portskerra, Melvich, Sutherlandshire.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MACKAY, Alexander
Rank: Private
Regimental Number: S/40033
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders
Died: Killed in action (Artillery Fire?) 20.10.16 (20.9.16?) Bernafay Wood Camp
Age: 26
Parents: John and Isabella Mackay of Roy, Strathy Point or Achnabat, Skerray
Arrived in France: 1916
Notes: Formerly 4809 6th Battalion?
Buried: Carnoy Military Cemetery, France
Memorials: Listed on the Skerray War Memorial, Tongue
Commemorated on the family headstone in Strathy Burial Ground, Farr.
Recorded in the Seaforth Highlanders Roll of Honour, The Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle
Not recorded in the Clan Mackay Society War Memorial Roll of Honour



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MACKAY, J
Rank:2nd Corporal
Service No:257346
Date of Death:06/12/1917
Age:53
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers 263rd Railway Coy.
Grave Reference:V. D. 9.
Cemetery:OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Son of George and Isabella Mackay, of Strathy, Sutherlandshire; husband of Fanny Mackay, of 14, Duncan St., Thurso.



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