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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:12 pm    Post subject: Burghead Cemetery Reply with quote

From CWGC:

Cemetery: BURGHEAD CEMETERY, DUFFUS
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: unspecified
Location Information: This is on the Burghead-Duffus road. It now belongs to the County Council.
Historical Information: There are 4 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war here. There are 4 more from the 1939-45 war, including 1 unidentified seaman of the Merchant Navy.
No. of Identified Casualties: 7


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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: Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:10 pm    Post subject: J Cormie Reply with quote

Name: CORMIE
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Secondary Regiment: Royal Defence Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (29992)
Date of Death: 19/09/1919
Service No: 20030
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: R. 36.
Cemetery: BURGHEAD CEMETERY, DUFFUS


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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: Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:11 pm    Post subject: Daniel Davidson Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, DANIEL
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 149 Sqdn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 17/07/1944
Service No: 1560241
Additional information: Son of Daniel and Annie Davidson, of Burghead; husband of Elizabeth Jean Davidson, of Hopeman.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. No. 2 Cemetery, Grave 191.
Cemetery: BURGHEAD CEMETERY, DUFFUS
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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: Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:11 pm    Post subject: Alexander Knox Reply with quote

Name: KNOX, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: General List
Age: 34
Date of Death: 15/11/1945
Service No: 257449
Additional information: Son of George and Harriet Knox, of Burghead; husband of Margaret Helen Knox, of Edinburgh. M.A. (Hons.).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. No. 2 Cemetery. Grave 122.
Cemetery: BURGHEAD CEMETERY, DUFFUS
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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: Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:12 pm    Post subject: D Main Reply with quote

Name: MAIN
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Drifter "St. Aethens."
Age: 49
Date of Death: 27/03/1916
Service No: 4006/DA
Additional information: Husband of Annie Main, of 49, King St., Burghead.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Q. 6.
Cemetery: BURGHEAD CEMETERY, DUFFUS


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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: Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:25 pm    Post subject: William Dawnie Main Reply with quote

Name: MAIN, WILLIAM DAWNIE
Initials: W D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve (Patrol Service)
Unit Text: H.M.S. Mastiff.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 20/11/1939
Service No: LT/X 9446B
Additional information: Son of David and Margaret Main, of Burghhead.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. I. No. 1 Cemetery. Grave 29.
Cemetery: BURGHEAD CEMETERY, DUFFUS


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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: Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:27 pm    Post subject: C McLennan Reply with quote

Name: McLENNAN
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 19/09/1917
Service No: S/40516
Additional information: Son of Farqukar and Christina Mellis McLennan. Born at Burghead.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 15.
Cemetery: BURGHEAD CEMETERY, DUFFUS

I suspect that 'Farqukar' above is probably is misinterpretation/typo and should read 'Farquhar'; but, as ever, I stand to be corrected.

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: Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:28 pm    Post subject: A Peterkin Reply with quote

Name: PETERKIN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 04/08/1919
Service No: 32889
Additional information: Son of Alexander Peterkin.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 42.
Cemetery: BURGHEAD CEMETERY, DUFFUS
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:08 pm    Post subject: James H Jack Reply with quote



Name: JACK, JAMES HUTCHESON
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 27/08/1915
Service No: 2659
Additional information: Husband of Jessie M. Jack, of 45, Dunbar St., Burghead, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 4.
Cemetery: BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:21 pm    Post subject: James Richard Stronach Reply with quote





Name: STRONACH, JAMES RICHARD
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 266619
Additional information: Son of George Thomas Stronach, of The Wards, Roseisle, Burghead, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:25 pm    Post subject: Donald McKenzie Reply with quote





Name: McKENZIE, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: S/4950
Additional information: Son of William and Annie McKenzie, of 83, Dunbar St., Burghead, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 112 to 115.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:32 pm    Post subject: George and James Davidson Reply with quote





Name: DAVIDSON
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Service No: 3895
Additional information: Son of Mrs. J. Davidson, of 34, Grant Street, Burghead, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 16.
Cemetery: MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET

Name: DAVIDSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 151st Coy.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: 37826
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Johan Davidson, of 34, Grant St., Burghead, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 10.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:36 pm    Post subject: James Temple Jenkins Reply with quote





Name: JENKINS, JAMES TEMPLE
Initials: J T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/09/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
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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: Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:40 pm    Post subject: Unknown Reply with quote



He may be 'known unto God', but, I think that he deserves a place here.

Roxy
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I didn't find Knox, Davidson or Peterkin; I will have another look later.

Roxy
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Also remembering Flt Lt Al Squires and CXX/3 killed 2 Sep 06 in Afghanistan.
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