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Appin Old Churchyard

 
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Russell



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Location: Kilbarchan

PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 8:30 pm    Post subject: Appin Old Churchyard Reply with quote

The burial ground surrounds the ruin of the old church which lies just outside the village of Appin close to Kinlochlaigh House.

Appin Cemetery
(ARL Grid Ref NM 983 452)

In Loving Memory of
Ian Maitland D.F.C.
Flight Lieut. R.A.F.
Killed in action at Dinant, Belgium
28th August 1942, aged 37 years

His wife Mary Rowan Maclean
Who died 8th February 1936, aged 37 years
Their daughter Fiona McColl
Who died 3rd July 1929, aged 8 months.
is brother Alastair sutherland
Who died 19th March 1917 aged 13 months
(see -http://www.oldappin.com/content.asp?Page=468&Menu=)
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235550 Serjeant
J. MacDougall
Duke of Wellington's Regt.
8th October 1920 age 32[/b]

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To the Memory of Alexander McGilp
17th May 1861 - 5th Oct 1938
Husband of Elizabeth Allison, Edinburgh.
Their sons who fell in action.
Hugh
At Ypres 14th May 1915, aged 20
John Allison
At Arras, 23rd April 1917, aged 19
Archie Allison
At Poperinghe, 13th April 1918, aged 20

Elizabeth Allison
11th August 1867 - 1st October 1948
Wife of Archibald McGilp
Their daughter Mary Allison Margaret
Died at Edinburgh 3rd August 1950, aged 54

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Russell



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:18 pm    Post subject: Appin Old Churchyard Reply with quote



In Memory of
Alexander Kennedy, Solicitor
Born at Charn Duror 17th April 1858
Died at Glasgow 8th april 1926
Also his son Duncan Cameron Kennedy
Lieut 2nd H.L.I. ....?.... M.C(or G) Corps
Killed in action in the Great War
Guinchy(?), France. 9th Sept 1915
Aged 20 years

And his wife
Mary Melville
Died 11th October 1944
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? ................................................................... ?

Elizabeth Allison
....​ ?...... ......?....... .....?......
William McNiven
Who died at .................?
..........?.......... ....?...... aged 62 years
And of their sons
William McNiven
May 4th 1928, aged ..?... years
To their son Thomas
Who fell in action in France
....?.... 23rd 1917, aged 24 years

Their daughter Jessie
Nov 25th 1930, aged 47 years
Elizabeth
Beloved wife of Alex. anderson
...?... 4th 1948, aged 63 years
.....................?...................
...................?................

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In loving memory of
Nicol McNiven
Glasdrum, Glencreran
Died 4th Oct 1907, aged 80 years
His wife
Catherine MacDonald
Died 29th Oct 1917, aged 81 years
Their sons, John
Died 29th March 1910, age 29 years
Alexander
Died 23rd Dec1910, age 45 years
Their grandson Dugald McKinnon
2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Killed in action, Belgium
25th August 1914, aged 20 years

Their daughter Catherine
Died at Edinburgh 24th April 1978
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Erected by Catherine Margaret McKinnon

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Two other stones have been attributed but I was unable to locate them in the time (and daylight) available.
Major N.M. Ross. Royal Scots. d. 5/1/1920
Ian MacCalman 4556/SD(PO) Royal Naval Reserve d. 20/4/1916 at Portsmouth Hospital

Some stones sufficiently eroded that not all detail is still legible.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MAITLAND, IAN
Initials: I
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 408 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn
Age: 37
Date of Death: 28/08/1942
Service No: 81408
Awards: D F C
Additional information: Son of John and Barbara Maitland, of Appin, Argyllshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Vault in north-west corner.
Cemetery: BOUSSU-LEZ-WALCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: MacDOUGALL
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 08/10/1920
Service No: 235550
Additional information: Son of Dugald MacDougall, of Achosrigan Cottage, Appin. An employee of Argentine Republic Railways.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: North of Church.
Cemetery: APPIN OLD CHURCHYARD

Name: McGILP, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 14/05/1915
Service No: 1701
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Elizabeth Allison McGilp, of 33, Montpelier Park, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 17.
Cemetery: SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY

Name: McGILP, JOHN A.
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: 350558
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Elizabeth A. McGilp, of 33, Montpelier Park, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Name: McGILP, ARCHIE ALLISON
Initials: A A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/04/1918
Service No: 350559
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Elizabeth Allison McGilp, of 33, Montpelier Park, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXVI. F. 3.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

Name: KENNEDY, DUNCAN CAMERON
Initials: D C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 47th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 09/09/1916
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Kennedy, late of 4, Kelvin Drive, Kelvinside, Glasgow. Student at the University of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Name: MacNIVEN
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 11/04/1917
Service No: 293166
Additional information: Brother of Miss J. MacNiven, of Inverfollen, Appin, Argyll.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 34.
Cemetery: BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX

Name: McKINNON
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Bandsman
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 25/08/1914
Service No: 135
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 1.
Cemetery: VIESLY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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