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John Burnett



Joined: 21 Oct 2007
Posts: 306
Location: Fife

PostPosted: Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:32 pm    Post subject: Abdie Old Churchyard (Complete) Reply with quote



Name: LAIDLAY, JOHN REGINALD JAMES
Initials: J R J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 254 Sqdn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 03/09/1940
Service No: 79740
Additional information: Son of John Christopher and Maud Laidlay, of Perth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Lindores House Ground.
Cemetery: ABDIE OLD CHURCHYARD
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FortyTwa



Joined: 12 May 2009
Posts: 382
Location: Arbroath

PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: Thomson
Initials: D A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)
Unit Text: 6th Battalion
Age: 20
Date of Death: 28/05/1940
Service No: 88014
Additional information: Son of Vice Admiral Evelyn Claude Ogilvie-Thomson CB DSO and Agnes Ogilvie-Thomson, of Lindores (NB CWGC listing states 'of Stanley, Perthshire)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 26
Cemetery: BAS-WARNETON (NEERWASTEN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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FortyTwa



Joined: 12 May 2009
Posts: 382
Location: Arbroath

PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: Don, Charles
Initials: C
Rank: Not Known
Regiment/Service: Not Known
Unit Text: Not Known
Age:Not Known
Date of Death: 04/1915
Service No: Not Known
Additional information: Son of David Don and Elizabeth Pullar
Grave/Memorial Reference: Not Known
Cemetery: Not Known

Note - not been able to trace this chap in CWGC or SNWM records but maybe someone with better skills can find him
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FortyTwa



Joined: 12 May 2009
Posts: 382
Location: Arbroath

PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe this lad? Nothing on his family stone to indicate any Canadian connection but month of death and being predeceased by father David Don ties in

Name: DON, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 22/04/1915
Service No: 20630
Additional information: Son of the late David Don.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 24 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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FortyTwa



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Posts: 382
Location: Arbroath

PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Name: TAYLOR, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Engineman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Benton Castle."
Age: 32
Date of Death: 10/11/1916
Service No: 2763(Dev)
Additional information: Son of Joseph Taylor, of Abdie Cottage, Newburgh, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 176.
Cemetery: DARTMOUTH (LONGCROSS) CEMETERY



Surname TAYLOR
Firstname Thomas Gibson
Service Number S/40098
Date Death 15/04/1918
Decoration
Place of birth Newburgh Fife
Other 7th Bn.
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: TAYLOR, THOMAS GIBSON
Initials: T G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 09/04/1918
Service No: S/40098
Additional information: Son of Agnes Taylor of Kirkstyle Abdie, Newburgh, Fife, and the late Joseph Taylor.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78 to 83.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
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