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Struy Old Burial Ground,Kilmorack & Erchless *Complete*

 
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:08 pm    Post subject: Struy Old Burial Ground,Kilmorack & Erchless *Complete* Reply with quote

Location A831

No. of Identified Casualties: 1




Name: GORDON, WILLIAM DUNCAN
Initials: W D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 17/01/1920
Service No: 30072
Additional information: Son of John and Mary A. Gordon, of Struy, Beauly.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: In North-East corner.
Cemetery: STRUY OLD BURIAL GROUND


Erected by Wm MacDonald in loving memory of his nephew William Duncan elder beloved son of John and Mary A Gordon who fought in France, was twice wounded and gassed, from the effects of which he died at Struy on 17th Jan 1920 aged 27.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CAMERON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant (Pipe Major, according to the headstone)
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 10/02/1915
Service No: 10470
Additional information: Son of Duncan Cameron, of Erchless Cottage, Beauly, Invernessshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. F. 10.
Cemetery: AUBERS RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, AUBERS



Name: CAMERON, RODERICK DONALD
Initials: R D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/3849
Additional information: Son of Duncan Cameron, of Erchless Cottage, Beauly, Inverness-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78 to 83.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hector Fraser
Master Mariner
SS Hirano Maru
Torpedoed and sunk south of Ireland by UB91, 1918



[Mod edit: Adam] For more on Fraser, the Hirano Maru and UB91, See Page 30 & 31 here:
www.forest-of-dean.net/downloads/Stories_Articles/Chepstows_Unique_War_Memorial.pdf

Captain Fraser is the first name listed on Conon Bridge War Memorial

He is not commemorated by CWGC and SNWM


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROSS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "A" Bty. 71st Bde.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 23/03/1918
Service No: 141894
Additional information: Son of Jessie Ross, of Inn Cottage, Struy, Beauly, Inverness-shire, and the late George Ross, of Struy Inn.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL


Erected by their mother in loving memory of James Ross RFA killed in France 23rd March 1918 aged 28 years. Also his brother George Ross MGC killed in Palestine 3rd Nov 1917 aged 26 years. Also their father George Ross, late of Glenstrath Farrar who died at Struy 12th Jan 1911 aged 58 years. Jessie Bannatyne wife of the above who died in March 1936 aged 77 years.

Name: ROSS, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Company Quartermaster Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 4th Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 03/11/1917
Service No: 49670
Additional information: Son of George and Jessie Bannatyne Ross, of Inn Cottage, Struy, Beauly, Invernessshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 55.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SCOTT
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 74th Coy.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 25/09/1918
Service No: 49694
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Christina Scott, of Struy, Beauly, Inverness-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: R. III. D. 12.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ghostwhisperer wrote:
Hector Fraser
Master Mariner
SS Hirano Maru
Torpedoed and sunk south of Ireland by UB91, 1918



[Mod edit: Adam] For more on Fraser, the Hirano Maru and UB91, See Page 30 & 31 here:
www.forest-of-dean.net/downloads/Stories_Articles/Chepstows_Unique_War_Memorial.pdf

Captain Fraser is the first name listed on Conon Bridge War Memorial

He is not commemorated by CWGC and SNWM



FRASER, HECTOR.
Rank:Master
Date of Death:04/10/1918
Age:63
Regiment/Service:Mercantile Marine S.S. "Hirano Maru".
Panel Reference:Addenda Panel.
Memorial:TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Husband of Elizabeth Fraser of Christchurch, Hants.

N.B.

This casualty has recently been accepted for commemoration by the Commission. [added today 5/6/2015]
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