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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:36 pm    Post subject: Golspie New Cemetery, Sutherland Reply with quote

Golspie New Cemetery
Location: Behind St Andrews church at North end of village
OS Ref:

CWGC

Pte. A .MacDonald, Canadians 12.12.1916
Smn. A MacRae, R.N.R. 28.3.1915
L/Cpl. W. Matheson, 1st K.O.S.B. 16.7.1916
Cpl. D. Oliver, 5th Seaforths 4.3.1918
Pte. P. Polson, 6th Gordons 12.9.1918
Smn. W. Sutherland, R.N.P.S. 25.10.45
C. Torres, B.H.F.C 31.1.43
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: MACDONALD
Initials: A
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
Unit Text: 173rd Bn.
Date of Death: 12/12/1916
Service No: 690231
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 268.
Cemetery: GOLSPIE CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACRAE
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Magpie."
Age: 27
Date of Death: 28/03/1915
Service No: 3542/A
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Annie Macrae.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 259.
Cemetery: GOLSPIE CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MATHESON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 16/07/1916
Service No: 11039
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Jane Matheson, of East End, Golspie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 139.
Cemetery: GOLSPIE CEMETERY

MATHESON, Alexander Matheson
Rank: Private
Regimental Number: 203305
Unit: 5th Battalion, Scottish Rifles, T.F.
Died: Killed in action 16.2.1917
Parents: Alexander Matheson (Shoemaker) and Jane Matheson of East End, Golspie
Born: Rogart
Enlisted: Glasgow
Notes: Formerly 3442 Glasgow Yeomanry
or Formerly Lovat Scouts from Dunrobin Kennels
Memorials: Listed on the Golspie War Memorial along with brother William
Commemorated on the family headstone, Golspie Cemetery



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: OLIVER
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 04/03/1918
Service No: 240121
Additional information: Son of David and Catherine Oliver, of Academy St., Brora. Born at Golspie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 681.
Cemetery: GOLSPIE CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: POLSON, PETER GIBSON
Initials: P G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 12/09/1918
Service No: S/21815
Additional information: Son of John Polson, of Bonar Bridge, Ardgay.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Main. 446.
Cemetery: GOLSPIE CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SUTHERLAND, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Patrol Service
Unit Text: H.M. Motor Minesweeper 181.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 25/10/1945
Service No: LT/JX 530027
Additional information: Son of Donald and Jessie Sutherland, of Golspie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Extn. 33 and 34.
Cemetery: GOLSPIE CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ALEXANDER, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 15/06/1915
Service No: 3964
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BAIN, John
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regimental Number: S/20399
Unit: 5th (Service) Battalion, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
Died: Killed in action 13.3.1917
Parents: Mr Bain (shepherd) Clayside, Golspie
Born: Rosskeen, Ross-shire
Home: Dunrobin Glen, Golspie
Enlisted: Golspie 1915
Buried: Faubourg D’Amiens, Cemetery, Arras, France
Memorials: Listed on the Golspie War Memorial


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAMPBELL, DAVID ALEXANDER
Initials: D A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 07/04/1944
Service No: 2822287
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Johan Campbell, of Golspie, Sutherlandshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 9. B. 10.
Cemetery: IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FRASER, James ‘Jim’ Russell. Croix de Guerre
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Regimental Number: 240026 (Formerly 360)
Unit: ‘C’ Coy. 1/5th (Sutherland and Caithness) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. T.F.
Died: Killed in action 21.3.18.
Age: 30
Parents: John Fraser and Agness Russell of Fountain Buildings, Golspie
Born: Golspie 1888
Enlisted: Golspie pre war
Arrived in France: 1.5.15
Notes: A Sgt, in 5th Bn on mobilization
Medals: Croix de Guerre (Belgian 12.7.18 )
Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France
Memorials:Listed on the Golspie War Memorial.
Commemorated on the family headstone in Golspie New Burial Ground

Erected by John Fraser, Golspie in memory of his dear wife Agnes Russell who died at Fountain Buildings, Golspie 20th Oct 1917 aged 68 years and their son William C Fraser who died at 8 Bell Road, Golspie 31st March 1897 aged 16 years. James Fraser, CSM 5th Seaforth Highlanders killed in action in France 21st March 1918 aged 30 years. Also the above John Fraser who died 19th Feb 1935 aged 82 years.

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GRAY, James
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regimental Number: 6/238
Unit: 1st Bn Canterbury Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Died: Killed in action 16.9.1916
Age: 26
Parents: George and Margaret Gray, Strathsteven, Brora
Commemorated: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Longueval, France
Memorials:Listed on the Golspie War Memorial


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MacDONALD, Angus
Rank: Sergeant
Unit: R.A.F
Memorials: Listed on the Golspie War Memorial

In loving memory of our dear father Angus MacDonald who died at Golspie 30th Dec 1922 and our dear mother Johan Geddes who died 16th Aug 1939. Also our beloved brother Sgt. Angus MacDonald who died in Thailand prisoner of war camp 12th June 1944

**Mod Edit Adam**

I eventually tracked this man down. The CWGC dates his death one year earlier in 1943. The SNWM does not list his death.

MACDONALD, ANGUS
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 36 Sqdn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 12/06/1943
Service No: 566979
Additional information: Son of Angus and Johan Macdonald.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 8. K. 73.
Cemetery: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MACDONALD Donald
Rank: Private
Regimental Number: 242297 (Formerly 565)
Unit: 1/4th (Ross-Highland) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders T.F.
Died: Killed by artillery fire 15 or 12.10. 18
Age: 22
Parents: Donald and Jane Macdonald of Barometer House, Shore Street, Golspie
Born: Golspie 1895
Home: Golspie
Job/Trade: Carpenter
Enlisted: Golspie
Arrived in France: February 1916
Notes: Wounded 23.3.18 in 5th Bn. To UK, then France in 7th Bn then 4th Bn
Formerly a member of the Golspie Boys Brigade
Medals awarded: War Medal, Victory Medal
Buried: Iwuy Communal Cemetery, France
Memorials: Listed on the Golspie War Memorial
Recorded in the Clan Donald Roll of Honour Book


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MacDONALD William C.
Rank: Private
Regimental Number: 267270
Unit: ‘C’ Coy 1/6th (Morayshire) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders T.F.
Died: Died of wounds 25.10.18
Age: 20
Parents: Robert MacDonald (a Baker) of West End, Main Street, Golspie
Born: Golspie
Trade: Mechanic with Messrs Campbell & Sons
Enlisted: Golspie, August 1914 in 5th Seaforths
Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Memorials: Listed on the Golspie War Memorial
Recorded in the Clan Donald Roll of Honour Book


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MacDONALD William
Rank: Private
Regimental Number: S/12406
Unit: 1/4th (Ross-Highland) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders T.F.
Died: Killed in action 21.3.18
Age: 24 or 25.
Parents: Pipe Major William MacDonald and Jessie (Murray) MacDonald of ‘Craig-Mhor’ Golspie
Enlisted: Golspie
Notes: Brother John also commemorated on Arras memorial. Killed on same day in 1/5th Seaforths.
Formerly a member of the Golspie Boys Brigade
Medals awarded:
Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France
Memorials: Listed on the Golspie War Memorial, along with his brother John
Commemorated on the family headstone in the New Golspie Burial Ground
Recorded in the Clan Donald Roll of Honour Book

MacDONALD John H.
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regimental Number: 240092 (Formerly 596)
Unit: 1/5th (Sutherland and Caithness) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. T.F.
Died: Killed in action 21.3.18
Age: 22 or 23
Parents: Pipe Major William MacDonald and Jessie (Murray) MacDonald of ‘Craig-Mhor’ Golspie
Born: Edinburgh 1896
Notes: Brother William also commemorated on Arras memorial. Killed on same day in 1/4th Seaforths.
Notes: Formerly a member of the Golspie Boys Brigade
Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France
Memorials: Listed on the Golspie War Memorial, along with his brother William
Commemorated on the family headstone in the New Golspie Burial Ground
Recorded in the Clan Donald Roll of Honour Book


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