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Rosneath - Old Parish Churchyard

 
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JIMMCGINLAY



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 7:20 pm    Post subject: Rosneath - Old Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

The old kirkyard is located behind the modern kirk off the main road in the centre of the village.
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JIMMCGINLAY



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 7:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zulu War

INSCRIPTION READS:
'JOHN CLARKE
LIEUT. R.E.
YOUNGEST SON OF
WILLIAM NELSON CLARKE
DIED IN THE ZULU WAR
AT PIETERMARITZBURG NATAL
11TH JUNE 1879 AGED 24'



[Mod Edit: From http://members.tripod.com/~Glosters/south.htm

Lieutenant John CLARKE - Royal Engineers (7th Field Co.) - Died of disease 1879.
Listed on the Royal Engineers Memorial, Rochester.]
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JIMMCGINLAY



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 7:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CHALMERS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/9th Bn.
Date of Death: 24/05/1915
Service No: 2513
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 42 and 44.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACINTYRE
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 24/02/1917
Service No: 28605
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Near North West corner of church.
Cemetery: ROSNEATH OLD PARISH CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jim's post split to try and keep it to one thread per burial.
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