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St Clements Churchyard, Aberdeen

 
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Adam Brown



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:46 pm    Post subject: St Clements Churchyard, Aberdeen Reply with quote

Location: St Clement Street, Footdee, Aberdeen
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Situated right next to the harbour at Aberdeen the churchyard of the now closed St Clements is full of the graves of men who were involved with ships and the sea.





Not a grave with a naval link but this one is typical of the nautical headstones in this cemetery



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



FOWLER, JOHN ALLAN
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Valpa."
Age: 42
Date of Death: 19/03/1916
Service No: 2036/S/A
Additional information: Son of James and Margaret Fowler; husband of Jessie Campbell Fowler, of 40, Clarence St., Aberdeen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 37.
Cemetery: ABERDEEN (EAST ST. CLEMENT) CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



GOLDIE, J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (118928) 199th Coy.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 17/11/1918
Service No: 2953
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Goldie. Born at Aberdeen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 48.
Cemetery: ABERDEEN (EAST ST. CLEMENT) CHURCHYARD
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GRIMMER, BENJAMIN
Initials: B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Skipper
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler Forfeit
Age: 38
Date of Death: 06/06/1941
Additional information: Son of Benjamin and Mary Jessie Grimmer; husband of Mary Jane Grimmer of Torry, Aberdeen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. Grave 108.
Cemetery: ABERDEEN (EAST ST. CLEMENT) CHURCHYARD
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GUYAN, A
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: Hawke Bn. R.N. Div.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 09/12/1916
Service No: Clyde Z/1141
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 36.
Cemetery: ABERDEEN (EAST ST. CLEMENT) CHURCHYARD
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MUNRO, A
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Drifter "Nina."
Age: 27
Date of Death: 03/08/1917
Service No: 5923/DA
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 29.
Cemetery: ABERDEEN (EAST ST. CLEMENT) CHURCHYARD
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RENNIE, T D
Initials: T D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Drifter "Victory."
Age: 35
Date of Death: 21/09/1915
Service No: 3350/TS
Additional information: Son of the late Alexander Rennie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 124.
Cemetery: ABERDEEN (EAST ST. CLEMENT) CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John Sutherland McIntosh





Listed on the Avoch War memorial

McINTOSH, J
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 01/08/1918
Service No: S/32172
Additional information: Son of Mrs. J. McIntosh, of I, Commerce St., Aberdeen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IVA. C. 5.
Cemetery: RAPERIE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLEMONTOIRE
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Assistant Surgeon William Balfour HM 44th Foot. Killed 13/01/1844. Aged 31, in the Retreat from Cabul





Commemorated under the 44th Regt list in St John's (Afghan Church) in the Military Cantonment, Colaba, Mumbai

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hutchfield/afghan-church.html
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Captain William James Erskine, Killed 09/12/1971 escaping from M/S Mustali in Chalna River, East pakistan during the Indo/Pakistan War

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