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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:43 pm    Post subject: Alness Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

Alness Parish Churchyard

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No. of Identified Casualties: 4





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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRASER, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 10/04/1946
Service No: 1551463
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 274.
Cemetery: ALNESS PARISH CHURCHYARD



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KENNEDY
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 17/04/1917
Service No: 200324
Additional information: Son of John Kennedy, of Teaninach, Alness, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 298.
Cemetery: ALNESS PARISH CHURCHYARD

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURRAY
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 08/01/1915
Service No: 1717
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 215.
Cemetery: ALNESS PARISH CHURCHYARD


Fond and affectionate memory of our dear father William Murray died 26th Sept 1944 aged 69 and our beloved mother Jane Cruickshanks died 12th Aug 1948 also our dear brother No 1717 Robert Murray Seaforth Highlanders died 8th Jan 1915.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FINLAYSON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 18th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 29/09/1918
Service No: 55311
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Janet Finlayson, of Alness, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXV. K. 27.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FOWLER, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Chief Motor Mechanic
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.C.S. Raccoon.
Age: 51
Date of Death: 07/09/1942
Service No: V/7795
Additional information: Son of Jessie Fowler, of Alness, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland; husband of Catherine Alice Fowler, of Toronto, Ontario.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 9.
Memorial: HALIFAX MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GUNN, DUNCAN
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 03/07/1916
Service No: 13325
Additional information: Son of Donald and Catherine Gunn, of Fern Cottage, Alness, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. J. 31.
Cemetery: A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MacKAY, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 09/05/1915
Service No: 1055
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Jessie MacKay, of Hill House, Coulhill, Alness, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
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Name: MACKAY, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: 34th Bty. 189th Bde.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 24/09/1917
Service No: 36787
Additional information: Husband of Edith Mackay, of Grove Cottage, Scunthorpe, Fakenham, Norfolk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 16.
Cemetery: KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY

In loving memory of Robert MacKay, Kilbraer, Clyne, Sutherland died at Lailty 27th Dec 1895 age 55 years. His brother Thomas MacKay died July 1906 whose wife Ann MacTavish died April 1926. Their daughters Catherine died Feb 1930, Annie died June 1935, Jane died April 1948. Their eldest son Thomas killed in action Sept 1917.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACKENZIE, GEORGE ARTHUR
Initials: G A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: "C" Coy. 8th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Additional information: Son of the late George Grant Mackenzie and of Jessie G. Mackenzie, of Alladale, Alness, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 115 to 119.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL


In memory of a devoted husband and much loved father George Grant Mackenzie, Chemist, Alness who died at Westbank, Inverurie on 12th Feb 1927 in his 82nd year and of Jessie MacDonald his wife who died on 3rd Aug 1939 in her 90th year. His 2nd son George Arthur who died at Alladale, Alness on 2nd Sept 1888 in his third year. His third son George Arthur MacKenzie MA Hons. 2nd Lieut 8th Batt. Gordon Highlanders who fell at The Battle of Loos 25th Sept 1915 age 24 years.

In memory of George Arthur MacKenzie MA (Hons) Student of Medicine, Alladale, Alness 2nd Lieut 8th Batt Gordon Highlanders who fell in action at the village of Raisnes , France 25th Sept 1915 aged 24 years
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACKENZIE
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 242320
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 7.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY

In loving memory of Robert MacKenzie who died at Rhives, Kilmuir 9th Nov 1927 aged 75 and his son Dan who fell at Arras 9th April 1917 aged 19 also of his wife Isabella Munro who died 31st Dec 1956 aged 82.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MATHESON, ANGUS
Initials: A
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 12/10/1917
Service No: 44132
Additional information: Son of the late John and Annie Matheson, of Blairford, Avoch, Ross-shire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: N.Z. Apse, Panel 2.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Name: MATHESON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/11/1917
Service No: S/40223
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. 19.
Cemetery: MARCOING BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: McRAE, JOHN TAYLOR
Initials: J T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 40 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 04/03/1943
Service No: 1366356
Additional information: Son of John A. and Isabella McRae, of Alness, Ross and Cromarty.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 269.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MUNRO
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 18/04/1918
Service No: 201919
Additional information: Son of George and Annie Munro, of Strathrusdak, Alness, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. B. 22.
Cemetery: CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY

Name: MUNRO, JOHN
Initials: J McK
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 04/10/1917
Service No: S/40234
Additional information: Son of George and Annie Munro, of Strathrusdale, Alness, Ross-shire; husband of Mrs. M. A. Munro, of Longford Castle, Salisbury.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIII. A. 11.
Cemetery: CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STEWART, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 26/10/1942
Service No: 2825517
Additional information: Son of Hector and Flora Stewart, of Alness, Ross and Cromarty.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIII. B. 9.
Cemetery: EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY


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