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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MacKENZIE, Archibald
Rank: Lance Corporal
Number: 14226511
Unit: 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders T.A.
Died: 28.6.44
Age: 20
Parents: Archibald and Barbara Mackenzie of Lairg
Born: Sutherland
Home: Sutherland
Buried: Bayeux Memorial, France
Memorials: Listed on the Lairg War Memorial


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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MacKENZIE, Alexander R.
Rank: Captain
Unit:. 8th Regiment, South African Infantry
Died: Illness 16.11.1917 Johannesburg
Age: 41
Parents: Robert and Catherine Ross, Millinclarin, Lairg.
Home: Pretoria, South Africa
Buried: Brixton Cemetery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Memorials: Listed on the Lairg War Memorial
Commemorated on the family headstone, Lairg Burial Ground


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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MUNRO, Thomas Mackay M.A.
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Unit: 7th (Service) Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
Died:. Killed in action 25.9.15. Loos
Age: 24
Parents: Robert Munro and Jane Mackay of Milinclarin Terrace, Lairg
Home: Clackmannan
Job: Schoolmaster, Clackmannan
Enlisted: 2/5th Seaforth by 2.10.14
Commissioned: 2.12.14 7th Seaforth
Notes: Educated Tain Academy and Edinburgh University Arts Student 1910-1914
Commemorated: Loos Memorial, France
Memorials: Listed on the Lairg War Memorial
Commemorated on the family headstone, Lairg Burial ground as Lieutenant
Listed on the Edinburgh University War Memorial


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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ROSS Robert
Rank: Private
Regimental Number: 4880
Unit: 1/5th (Sutherland and Caithness) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. T.F.
Died: Killed in action 13.11.16 Beaumont Hamel
Age: 24
Parent: James Ross of Balnadelson, Lairg
Born: Lairg
Enlisted: Golspie
Buried: Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly Maillet, France
Memorials: Listed on the Lairg War Memorial



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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

VALENTINE, David
Rank: Private
Regimental Number: 76327
Unit: B Company 11th (Service) Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)
Died: Killed in action 7.6.17
Age: 24
Parents: Joseph and Margaret(Keith) Valentine of 20 Caledonian Road, Edinburgh
Born: Lairg
Home: Lairg
Enlisted: Abedeen
Notes: Formerly 1400 Highland Field Coy. Royal Engineers
Commemorated: Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium
Memorials: Listed on the Lairg War Memorial, as a Royal Engineer


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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WEIR, David Murray
Rank: Private
Number: 2822607
Unit: 5th (Caithness and Sutherland) Battalion, The Seaforth Highlanders, T.A.
Died: 16.12.1944
Age: 22
Parents: William Miller Weir and Jessie Murray Weir of Lairg
Born: Sutherland
Home: Sutherland
Buried: Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp, Belgium
Memorials: Listed on the Lairg War Memorial
Recorded in the Seaforth Highlanders Roll of Honour, The Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle


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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In loving memory of Mary (Molly) MacLeod who died 7th June 1996 aged 83 years dear wife of Archibald Lockie, CSM 5th Batt Seaforth Highlanders who died 17th Nov 1997 aged 86 years. Our loved and devoted parents and grandparents.


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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In loving memory of John D MacDonald, Pipe Major, 1st Bn Scots Guards died 8th Jan 1946 and his devoted wife Morag MacTaggart died 20th Jan 1984.


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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In loving memory of 106445 Sgt William Daniel MacLeod, 1st Batt., Canadian Mounted Rifles served with honour and was disabled in the Great War. Honourably discharged 24th Jan 1916, passed to higher service on 3rd Jan 1955. Only son of the late Mr & Mrs MacLeod, Rosehall.


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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Squadron Leader Frederick Thomas Neal 25.11.1898 - 11.3.1960


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Erected in loving memory of Benjamin Neill who died at Benaveron, Lairg 15th Aug 1921 aged 83 years. Also his beloved wife Christina MacKay who died at Benaveron Cottage, Lairg Jan 8th 1936 aged 85 years. Their daughter Annie who died at Royal Infirmary Edinburgh 29th April 1935 aged 43. Their son John, MC, Capt A S Hrs. died 27th July 1950 aged 88 years. Their daughter Jane Morrison died 22nd Dec 1969. Their daughter Margaret widow of William C M MacLeod born 16.4.1890 died 10.11.1985.
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