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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:57 pm    Post subject: Forgan (Vicarsford) Cemetery Reply with quote

FORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY

Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Fifeshire
Identified Casualties:11

Google maps location http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=56.42094,-2.9135


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



CWGC record

FARRAN, EDMOND BAKER
Rank:Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:18/08/1915
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
5th Bn.
Grave ReferenceE. 33.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of William J. Farran, of Toorleitra, Woodford, Co. Galway.

SNWM record (has forename as EDMUND)

Surname FARRAN
Firstname Edmund Baker
Service Number
Date Death 18/08/1918
Decoration
Place of birth
Other
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank 2nd Lt
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



CWGC record

HAGGART, JOHN WOOD
Rank:Serjeant
Service No:17307
Date of Death:12/02/1919
Age:30
Regiment/Service:Cameron Highlanders
6th Bn.
Grave ReferenceB. 72.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Thomas and Janet Anderson Wood Haggart, of 11, Pitkerro Rd., Dundee. Born at Newport, Fife.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



CWGC record

LEDDY, JOHN
Rank:Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service No:1820732
Date of Death:01/09/1943
Age:18
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave ReferenceSec. D. Grave 144.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Francis and Annie Leddy, of Broughty Ferry, Dundee.

No SNWM record found
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



CWGC record

LINDSAY, ROBERT EDMOND
Rank:Lieutenant
Date of Death:06/12/1918
Age:25
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force
Grave ReferenceB. 58.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of the late David Lindsay, of Woodhaven, Wormit, Fife, and of Mrs. Lindsay, of West Newport, Fife. Born at Newport, Fife.

SNWM record (has his middle name as EDWARD)

Surname LINDSAY
Firstname Robert Edward
Service Number
Date Death 06/12/1918
Decoration
Place of birth
Other 46 Sq. (R.F.).
SNWM roll THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Rank Lieut
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


CWGC record

MILL, ERNEST
Rank:Sergeant
Trade:Pilot
Service No:740701
Date of Death:15/11/1940
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
224 Sqdn.
Grave ReferenceSec. D. Grave 145.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY

SNWM record

Surname MILL
Firstname Ernest
Service number 740701
Date of death 15/11/1940
Decoration
Place of birth Dundee
Other
SNWM roll ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank Sgt
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



In need of repair, do CWGC take care of such things?

CWGC record

MONCUR, HENRY BELL
Rank:Lance Bombardier
Service No:1600031
Date of Death:23/09/1944
Age:27
Regiment/Service:Royal Artillery
71 H.A.A. Regt.
Grave ReferenceSec. B. Grave 444.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Son of Henry Bell Moncur and Margaret Moncur, of Newport.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



The tree next to his headstone has been struck by lightning!

CWGC record

MUNN, WALTER ANDERSON
Rank:Lance Serjeant
Service No:51782
Date of Death:06/01/1920
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Royal Scots Fusiliers
Depot
Grave ReferenceE.340.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of the Rev. Thomas and Jessie Lewars Munn, of 86, Grange Loan, Edinburgh. Born at Forgan.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



CWGC record

McLAREN, J
Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:7471
Date of Death:22/12/1915
Age:37
Regiment/Service:Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Depot
Grave ReferenceB. 193.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of William and Wilhelmina McLaren, of Newport; husband of Mary C. McLaren, of Gas Lane, Newport, Fife.

SNWM record

Surname McLAREN
Firstname James
Service Number 7471
Date Death 22/12/1915
Decoration
Place of birth Kinrossie Perthshire
Other Depot.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank L/Cpl
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



CWGC record

McLEOD, PETER
Rank:Corporal
Service No:7874082
Date of Death:15/06/1942
Age:40
Regiment/Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Grave ReferenceSec. B. Grave 91.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Peter and Christina Reith McLeod; husband of Isabella Martin McLeod, of Dundee.

No SNWM record found
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Would the Jewish blessing Mizpah (inscribed on this headstone) have been in common usage in Perthshire and Fife in 1918? Just curious to see it.

CWGC record

McPHERSON, ANGUS
Rank:Private
Service No:3/5798
Date of Death:18/05/1918
Age:45
Regiment/Service:Cameron Highlanders
6th Bn.
Grave ReferenceB. 195.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Angus and Margaret McPherson, of Glendochart, Killin, Perthshire.

No SNWM record found
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CWGC record

SCRIMGEOUR, JOHN WILLIAM
Rank:Captain
Service No:207912
Date of Death:01/06/1944
Age:36
Regiment/Service:Royal Artillery
302 Bty., 95 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Grave ReferenceSec. G. Grave 122.
CemeteryFORGAN (VICARSFORD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of James and Margaret Scrimgeour; husband of Alison Wilson Scrimgeour, of Dundee. M.A. Solicitor.

SNWM record

Surname SCRIMGEOUR
Firstname John W
Service number 207912
Date of death 01/06/1944
Decoration
Place of birth Dundee
Other
SNWM roll ROYAL ARTILLERY
Rank Capt
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