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PostPosted: Sat Jul 18, 2009 5:20 pm    Post subject: Nunton, Benbecula Reply with quote

The cemetery at Nunton (Baile na Cailleach) is situated a few miles south of the town of Balivanich, along the coastal road to Lionacleit. There are two graveyards; the one on the western side of the road is new; the one on the eastern side of the road contains wargraves.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PETTY OFFICER AIR FITTER (O) James Scot HALLIDAY
Son of Samuel Scott Halliday and Kathleen Berry Halliday; husband of Maud Sarah Elizabeth Halliday, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.
Regiment / Service: RN, HMS FURIOUS
Service number FX 79871
Date of death: 15/7/1943 at the age of 32
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Anthony John DAVIES
Son of Douglas John and Grace Davies, of Clapham, London.
Regiment / Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,
Service number 1289772
Date of death: 5/5/1943 at the age of 18
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SERGEANT JOHN FLOWER GUPPY
Son of George Edward and Nellie Guppy, of Perth, Western Australia.
Regiment / Service: Royal Australian Air Force,
Service number 406452
Date of death: 6/10/1942 at the age of 30
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula
Name as supplied by CWGC corrected using Australian War Memorial



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FLIGHT SERGEANT John Blatch TAPLIN
Son of Alfred Basil John and Estelle Christina Taplin; husband of Nancy Eileen Taplin, of Largs Bay, South Australia.
Regiment / Service: Royal Australian Air Force,
Service number 407607
Date of death: 6/10/1942 at the age of 27
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula
Name as supplied by CWGC corrected using Australian War Memorial



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FLYING OFFICER Jack Edmond DELARUE
Son of Leopold Emile and Hilda Mariel Delarue, of Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia.
Regiment / Service: Royal Australian Air Force,
Service number 402322
Date of death: 6/10/1942 at the age of 26
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula
Name as supplied by CWGC corrected using Australian War Memorial

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Junior Engineer Officer MALCOLM MCKENZIE
Son of Henry and Marion McKenzie, of Greenock, Renfrewshire.
Regiment / Service: Merchant Navy, MV Fishpool
Date of death: 14/11/1940 at the age of 21
Mentioned on family gravestone in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula
Memorial: Tower Hill, panel 49

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two Merchant Navy graves in Nunton Cemetery, Benbecula
Known unto God.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PRIVATE DONALD MCLEOD
Regiment / Service: 31st Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Service number 79110
Date of death: 4/8/1916 at the age of 28
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TROOPER William COLQUHOUN
Son of Duncan and Mary Ann Colquhoun; grandson of Mrs. C. MacEachen, of Creagorry.
Regiment / Service: LOVAT SCOUTS,
Service number 409839
Date of death: 15/8/1940 at the age of 21
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PRIVATE MURDOCH JOHNSON
Son of Donald Johnson and Ann Macdonald Johnson, of 12, Balwanich, Benbecula, South Uist, Inverness.
Regiment / Service: CAMERONS, "B" Coy, 5th Bn
Service number 3/5177
Date of death: 25/9/1915 at the age of 20
Mentioned on family gravestone in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula
Memorial: Loos Memorial, panel 119-124

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MASTER Thomas GARBUTT
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Garbutt; husband of Mary Margaret Garbutt, of Gramsdale.
Regiment / Service: MERCHANT NAVY, SS MOIDART
Date of death: 29/7/1940
Ship sunk by mine off Harwich
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

LANCE CORPORAL DONALD MCQUEEN
Son of John and Catherine McQueen, of Liniclate, Benbecula. South Uist.
Regiment / Service: 1st Lovat Scouts
Service number: 1775
Date of death: 19/1/1916 at the age of 31
Interred in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PRIVATE ALEXANDER BUCHANAN
Son of John and Margaret Buchanan, of Torlum Benbecula, South Uist, Inverness-shire.
Regiment / Service: 2nd Scots Guards
Service number 16834
Date of death: 12/10/1918 at the age of 34
Mentioned on family gravestone in Nunton cemetery, Benbecula
Interred: Romeries Communal Cemetery extension, grave IV. D. 6.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Donald Mcleod
John Mcleod
Sons of Hector and Ann Mcleod
Killed in the 1914-1918 war

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