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Aberdour (St. Fillan) Old Churchyard.

 
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mhomac



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:30 am    Post subject: Aberdour (St. Fillan) Old Churchyard. Reply with quote

National Grid Reference (NGR): NT 19320 85460.




We found 3 family gravestones in the old Cemetery.


CUNNINGHAM, JOHN WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 23/698
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Age: 18
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, FRANCE.
Additional Information:
Son of Stephen and Margaret Cunningham, of 1, Second St., Netherton Colliery, Newcastle-on-Tyne.







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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

GORDON, RALPH LACY
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant
Date of Death: 19/06/1918
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve H.M.S. "Tarlair."
Grave Reference: On West boundary, near Church.
Cemetery: ABERDOUR (ST. FILLAN) OLD CHURCHYARD, FIFE
Additional Information: Born at East Sheen, Surrey.
Son of Henry George and Mary Margaretta Gordon, of 17, Gainsborough Mansions, West Kensington, London.



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

RAMSAY, ROBERT DARNEY
Rank: Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class
Service No: 271496
Date of Death: 31/05/1916
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy H.M.S. "Invincible."
Panel Reference: 17.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, England.
Additional Information:
Son of William Hall Ramsay and Georgina Ramsay, of Aberdour, Edinburgh.
Husband of Grace Cochrane Ramsay, of 67, Erroll Rd., Hove, Brighton.
Served on H.M.S. "Inflexible" at the Battle of Falkland Islands and at the Dardanelles.



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sub-Lieutenant Ralph Lacy Gordon, RNVR.

Thank for posting this Morag, you've added to my list of "well I never knew that" Smile

I'd never heard of HMS Tarlair, the experimental establishment at Hawkcraig Point, Aberdour.
http://www.hmstarlairfife.org.uk/

Cheers
Ken
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Glad to be of service, Ken. A little "thank you" perhaps for all you do for me.
Morag
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