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Roxy



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:20 pm    Post subject: Birnie Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

From CWGC:

Cemetery: BIRNIE PARISH CHURCHYARD
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: unspecified
No. of Identified Casualties: 1



The War Memorial is just visible on the right side, incorporated in the wall.
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Remembering my ggf, Pte Thomas Roberts, 10 SR, killed 25 Sep 15 at Loos.
Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:22 pm    Post subject: A Murdoch Reply with quote

Name: MURDOCH
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 406th M.T. Coy.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 22/01/1919
Service No: M2/051766
Additional information: Son of James and Isabella Murdoch, of Cloddach, Elgin.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 38 (In Old ground, South of Church).
Cemetery: BIRNIE PARISH CHURCHYARD





Note different age - I suspect that the family are correct!
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Remembering my ggf, Pte Thomas Roberts, 10 SR, killed 25 Sep 15 at Loos.
Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2008 10:17 pm    Post subject: William Anderson Reply with quote





Name: ANDERSON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 4th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 21/09/1917
Service No: 201816
Additional information: Son of Robert and Margret Anderson, of Birnie, Elgin; husband of Jeanie G. Anderson, of Craigard, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

A different date of death, but I think that this is William.
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2008 10:29 pm    Post subject: Frederick and George McAllum Reply with quote



I can find no McAllum listed on CWGC. It is worth noting that there is no Mr McAllum named on the gravestone; perhaps Frederick and George went by a different surname.

Thnaks to the members of the Forum, we have found Frederick and George

Roxy
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Remembering my ggf, Pte Thomas Roberts, 10 SR, killed 25 Sep 15 at Loos.
Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2008 10:36 pm    Post subject: William Robertson Reply with quote





The only W Robertson listed on CWGC as having died on 4 Sep 17 is:

Name: ROBERTSON
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 04/09/1917
Service No: 202600
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. F. 7.
Cemetery: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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