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PostPosted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:55 pm    Post subject: Tarbat Old Parish Churchyard, Portmahomack Reply with quote

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No. of Identified Casualties: 4

Name: BUDGE, JOHN HENRY
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 14/03/1915
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: TARBAT PARISH CHURCHYARD



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACLEOD, MURDO
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 21
Date of Death: 30/06/1944
Service No: 1572111
Additional information: Son of the Revd. Murdo Macleod and of Mary Macleod (nee Montgomery), of West Manse, Portmahomack. M.A.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. L. Grave 8.
Cemetery: TARBAT PARISH CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MITCHELL, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 26/03/1917
Service No: 200356
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Mitchell, of Rockfield, Portmahomack.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: In South-West corner of old ground.
Cemetery: TARBAT PARISH CHURCHYARD


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROSS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 12/05/1917
Service No: 200099
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of Alexander Ross, of Rockfield Village, Portmahomack.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: K. 20.
Cemetery: TARBAT PARISH CHURCHYARD

Name: ROSS
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Lovat Scouts
Unit Text: "G" Sqdn. 2nd
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/09/1916
Service No: 4189
Additional information: Son of Alexander Ross, of Rockfield Village, Portmahomack, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 93.
Cemetery: CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUFF, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 27/07/1916
Service No: 1977
Additional information: Son of John and Isabella Duff, of 19 Hugh Miller St., Invergordon, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 72.
Cemetery: DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

In loving memory of Isabella Fraser beloved wife of John Duff, Hugh Miller Street, Invergordon who died 2nd June 1919 aged 85 years. Also their children Alexander died 26th April 1906 aged 20 years, Christina died 17th Jan 1909 aged 28 years, Isabella died 29th Sep 1909 aged 15 years. William died of wounds 27th July 1916 interred at Dernan Court, France and of the said John Duff died 22nd June 1945 aged 92 years.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUFF, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Newmarket."
Age: 25
Date of Death: 17/07/1917
Service No: 7834A
Additional information: Son of James and Annie Duff, of Chapel Hill, Portmahomack, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 27.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

In loving memory of Annie Skinner beloved wife of James Duff died at Portmahomack 17th Oct 1924 aged 57. Also of William John Duff killed in action in the Dardanelles July 1917 aged 24 and of Margaret Duff died at Portmahomack 14th Sept 1925 aged 29.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: EWING
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 01/05/1915
Service No: 3/8027
Additional information: Son of John Ewing and Helen Anderson Ewing, of 5, Church St., Huntly, Aberdeenshire. Born at Portmahomack, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVII. A. 29.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

Erected by John Ewing in memory of his sons Robert Anderson who died at Schoolhouse, Portmahomack 22nd July 1896 aged 4 years. John killed in action in France 1st May 1915 aged 25 years. Buried in La Vieille Chapelle Cemetery. Thomas Arnot killed In action near Ypres 4th Oct 1917 aged 21 years. (Body not recovered) Also of the said John Ewing JP FEIS, Headmaster of Old Tarbat Public School for 39 years who died at Huntly 26th Feb 1939 aged 80 years. And his wife Helen who died 15th Nov 1940 aged 81 years.

Name: EWING, THOMAS ARNOT
Initials: T A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 04/10/1917
Service No: 242182
Additional information: Son of John and Helen Anderson Ewing, of Torry House, Huntly, Aberdeenshire. Native of Portmahomack, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRASER, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 11/04/1917
Service No: S/27403
Additional information: Husband of Annie Fraser, of Skinnerton, Inver, Fearn, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GRANT, ROBERT ROSS
Initials: R R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Petty Officer Telegraphist
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Sikh
Age: 34
Date of Death: 14/09/1942
Service No: C/J 109125
Additional information: Son of Robert James and Elsie Grant, of Alness, Ross and Cromarty; husband of Margaret Grant, M.A., of Maidstone, Kent.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 59, 1.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

Name: GRANT, ALEXANDER DONALD
Initials: A D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Dunedin
Age: 32
Date of Death: 24/11/1941
Service No: P/JX 125317
Additional information: Son of Robert and Elspeth Grant; husband of Mary Grant.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 52, Column 2.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACLEOD, HECTOR IAN
Initials: H I
Nationality: South African
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Regt.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 12/10/1916
Service No: 3344
Additional information: Son of the Rev. Donald Macleod and Kate Macleod, of Tarbat, Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL


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Name: McANDIE, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 15/08/1918
Awards: M C, D C M, M M, Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of James and Helen McAndie, of Loandhu, Fearn, Ross-shire, Scotland. Native of Portmahomack, Fearn.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. N. 23.
Cemetery: CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY

In loving memory of James Ross McAndie died 22nd Sep 1928 aged 71 also his wife Helen Munro died 9th April 1919 aged 62 and their son Captain David Ross McAndie MG DCM MM Canadian Infantry killed in action 15th Aug 1918 aged 31.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MITCHELL, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Hollyhock
Age: 22
Date of Death: 09/04/1942
Service No: P/JX 212176
Additional information: Son of Walter and Margaret Mitchell, of Rockfield, Ross and Cromarty.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 64, Column 2.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

In loving memory of our parents Walter Mitchell died 23-3-45 Margaret Ross died 2-8-57 and their family, Nettie died 3-4-46. Donald lost at sea 9-4-42.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MUNRO, JACK
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 05/07/1944
Service No: 2822443
Additional information: Son of Donald and Helen Munro, of Tain, Ross and Cromarty.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIA. B. 24.
Cemetery: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MUNRO, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Unit Text: 28th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 06/06/1916
Service No: 74192
Additional information: Son of John and Catherine Munro, of Broomhill, Fendorn, Tain, Dornoch Firth, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 18 - 26 - 28.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

In loving memory of Jessie Munro who died at Broomhill, Fendom Tain 5th Sep 1928 aged 41 years. Also our sons Cpl William Munro 28th Canadians killed in action in France 6th June 1916 aged 23 years. John Evan Munro who died at Broomhill 9th Feb 1973 aged 77 years. Also of their father John Munro who died at Broomhill 1st Mar 1940 aged 80 years and his wife Catherine Gillanders who died at Broomhill 16th Jan 1942 aged 83 years.


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