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Adam Brown



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:16 pm    Post subject: Rossie Island Burial Ground Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cemetery: ROSSIE ISLAND BURIAL GROUND
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: Angus
No. of Identified Casualties: 2


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACKLAWS
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (428451) 514th Agricultural Coy.
Age: 45
Date of Death: 15/12/1918
Service No: 3048
Additional information: Husband of Elizabeth Isabella Maver Blacklaws, of Rose Cottage, Rossie Braes, Montrose.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: ROSSIE ISLAND BURIAL GROUND

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PATON, JOHN MURRAY
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Drifter "Duthies."
Age: 22
Date of Death: 15/02/1919
Service No: 2378/TS
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Annie Paton, of 25, Southesk Place, Ferryden, Montrose.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: ROSSIE ISLAND BURIAL GROUND

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: COULL, ANDREW MEARNS
Initials: A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 178th Tunnelling Coy.
Age: 42
Date of Death: 03/07/1917
Additional information: Father of William A. Coull, of 5, Drive Rd., Linthouse, Glasgow. Native of Ferryden, Montrose. Commissioned on the Field.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 18.
Cemetery: FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: IMRIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 124th Field Coy.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 24/08/1918
Service No: 82519
Additional information: Son of James and Agnes Moncur Imrie, of Estate Office, Methven Castle, Methven, Perth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 3.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eldest son Alex's death in 1940 appears to be non war related as he has no entry on CWGC

*Added: ALEXANDER PATON can be found on the SNWM database.
See post at the end of this thread for details.


Name: PATON, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Voltaire
Age: 26
Date of Death: 09/04/1941
Service No: P/X 20512A
Additional information: Son of George and Annabella Paton; husband of Joan Paton, of Ferryden, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 60, Column 2.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Peculiarly Donald is called Daniel in the CWGC database!

Name: PATON, DANIEL COULL
Initials: D C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Acasta
Age: 33
Date of Death: 08/06/1940
Service No: P/X 6182D
Additional information: Son of George and Nancy Isabella Paton; husband of Elizabeth Paton, of Montrose, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 44, Column 1.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: PERT, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/10/1918
Service No: S/27477
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

All three brothers from one family perished in just over a year in the Great War.

Name: ROSS, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 37th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 07/06/1917
Service No: 2389
Additional information: Son of David and Bessie D. Ross; husband of Isabella Ross, of Rossie Braes, Warragul, Victoria, Australia. Native of Montrose, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 12.
Cemetery: PONT-D'ACHELLES MILITARY CEMETERY, NIEPPE

Name: ROSS, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "C" Coy. 4th/5th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Service No: 240985
Additional information: Son of David and Betsy Ross, of 49, King St., Montrose, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 37.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Name: ROSS, CHARLES CAMERON
Initials: C C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "C" Coy. 7th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 24/07/1918
Service No: 203123
Additional information: Son of Betsy Ross, of 49, King St., Montrose, Forfarshire, and the late David Ross.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SIMPSON
Initials: L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Guardsman
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Age: 22
Date of Death: 27/02/1947
Service No: 2701512
Additional information: Grandson of Annie Simpson, of Rossie Island, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII, E, 10.
Cemetery: CASERTA WAR CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: STEPHEN
Initials: A P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 26/07/1918
Service No: 290257
Additional information: Son of Alexander Stephen, of I, Rosehill Cottages, Montrose, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. A. 10.
Cemetery: MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WEST, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Albemarle."
Age: 19
Date of Death: 31/03/1916
Service No: 8560/A
Additional information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth West, of 6, Beacon Terrace, Ferryden, Montrose, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 8 "C." 139.
Cemetery: NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 27, 2008 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

From SNWM:

Surname PATON
Firstname Alexander
Date of death 19/03/1940
Place of birth Aberdeen
Other S.S. "LOWDOCK" (F/V)
SNWM roll MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 2)
Rank Deck Hand
Theatre of death Unknown
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PostPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote




CWGC record has him as Lieutenant rather than Captain but this is the man

Name: SCOTT, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 302nd Bde.
Date of Death: 09/03/1918
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of the Rev. Robert Scott, D.D., and Mary Jobson Scott, of Craig, Montrose. Consular Chaplain at Alexandria, 1909-1911.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: P. 106.
Cemetery: JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel

SNWM record likewise

Surname SCOTT
Firstname James
Service Number
Date Death 10/03/1918
Decoration M.C.
Place of birth
Other (T.F.).
SNWM roll ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
Rank Lt
Theatre of death Unknown
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