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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2007 6:23 pm    Post subject: NEWPORT & FORGAN, WW2 Reply with quote

Inset into a dry stane dyke behind the Great War Memorial;



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2007 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW2 tablets can be seen here in context behind Great War Memorial. Tay Rail Bridge in the distance
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:41 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

William R. Allison
Harold Barlow
G. Frank Brotchie
R. Michael Campbell
William D. Campbell
John D. Clark
Ian S. Cowley
Robert Gall
James G. Gray
Colin C. Hayens
Philip Holman
Robert W. Irons
Douglas R. Jeffrey
John Kinnear
Ian N. Latto
John Leddy
Fred L. Lees
Donald K. McFarland
Eoin MacGregor
Neil G. Melrose
Ernest Mill
Robert F. Milne
Henry B. Moncur
John C. Moncur
David L. Motion
David Nicoll
James S. Nicoll
James E. Paterson
Robert L. Patterson
John Pettigrew
William M. Rae
Robert Robertson
Douglas E. Robinson
George W. Robinson
John W. Scrimgeour
David R. Snodgrass
Robert H. Soutter
Douglas M. Stein
Walter F. Stephenson
Aubrey Thornton
R. Douglas Tod
James Watson
William M. Watt
Victor J.B. Young
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

KINNEAR, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Flt. Engr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 617 Sqdn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 17/05/1943
Service No: 635123
Additional information: Son of William and Helen Kinnear, of East Newport, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 21. D. 14.
Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

Note the Squadron and date of death. Flight Sergeant Kinnear was a Dambuster. He was lost when Lancaster AJ-B 'Baker' flew into a pylon before reaching their target.
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