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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 3:41 pm    Post subject: Corrie, Isle of Arran Reply with quote

Corrie, Isle of Arran
UKNIWM ref no: not listed
OS map ref: NS025433

A delightful, small memorial situated 50 yards north of the Corrie Hotel on a bad bend in the road just above the shoreline.
Note the number of Great War casualties is less than for the Second World War, an uncommon occurrence.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And a sad reflection on todays nanny state:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice setting & very unusual. I like it.
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me too!
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SURNAME # NAME/INITIAL # RANK # UNIT # BTN # WAR # YEAR DIED # NUMBER # WAR MEMORIAL # NOTES
BRUCE DUNCAN KERR GUNNER ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY WW1 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
BRUCE ALEXANDER PRIVATE SCOTTISH RIFLES 5TH WW1 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
FORSYTH ROBERT DORNIN LANCE CORPORAL HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY 9TH WW1 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
KERR JAMES SEAMAN WW1 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN DROWNED AT SEA OFF RATHLIN
KING JAMES ANDREW TAYLOR MARINE ENGINEER WW1 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN TORPEDOED
BROOKES W MARK H ROYAL AIR FORCE WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
CAMPBELL WILLIAM MCL MERCHANT NAVY WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
GIBSON JAMES ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
GREEN ALEXANDER M MERCHANT NAVY WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
HOWIE HUGH MERCHANT NAVY WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
MACMILLAN WILLIAM F ROYAL NAVY RESERVE WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
SIMPSON JAMES ROYAL AIR FORCE WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
SIMPSON MALCOLM ROYAL NAVY WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
SORBIE WILLIAM ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS WW2 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Missing from this memorial.

CWGC
William J Landsborough
Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:303072
Date of Death:22/03/1918
Age:22
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/8th Bn.
Panel Reference Panel 77 and 78.
Memorial POZIERES MEMORIAL

Additional Information:

Son of John and Mary Landsborough, of Sannox Farm, Corrie, Isle of Arran.


Sannox Farm is a good way outside the village so perhaps he wasn't included for this reason.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

William James Landsborough was the son of John Landsborough [born Tinwald DFS] and Mary McQuat Mitchell [born Crawfordjohn LKS]. He was born in Sanquhar and appears in the 1901 census at Quarter Cottage there with his parents and sister Janet.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:28 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Reply with quote

Information about the first three named men

BRUCE DUNCAN KERR GUNNER ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY WW1 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN
BRUCE ALEXANDER PRIVATE SCOTTISH RIFLES 5TH WW1 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN

FORSYTH ROBERT DORNIN LANCE CORPORAL HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY 9TH WW1 CORRIE ISLE OF ARRAN

appears on the Arran War Memorial Hospital thread, pages 2 and 3.
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=3611&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=15
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:17 pm    Post subject: WW1 - James A. T. King, M.M. Reply with quote

Also listed at the War Memorial Hospital, Lamlash.

The Glasgow Herald, Wednesday, 8th. August, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
KING.-
Lost at sea. through the sinking of his ship, James Andrew Taylor, marine engineer, only son of the late William Taylor King, Corrie, Arran, and of Mrs King, 25 Pitt Street, Leith."

SNWM - WW1
Surname KING
Forename James
Rank 3rd Engr
Service number
Decoration
Place of birth Corrie Arran
Date of death 16 July 1917
Theatre of death 'HENRY R. JAMES' 127066
Cause of death Unknown
SNWM roll THE MERCANTILE MARINE
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE MERCANTILE MARINE

CWGC - KING, James Andrew Taylor
Rank: Third Engineer.
Date of Death: 16/07/1917. Age: 30. (Killed by mine.)
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine S.S. "Henry R. James." (Bristol)
Memorial:TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Katherine and the late William Taylor King, of 25, Pitt St., Leith.
Born at Corrie, Arran.


Born 1887. Medal ticket:- http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8044566

S.S. Henry R. James:- http://www.merseysiderollofhonour.co.uk/obits/ships/henryrjames.htm and http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?85481

1891 Census Bute, Kilbride, Brodick, recorded (transcription):- James A.T. King (3), son, born Butes., Kilbride; Catherine King (28 ), Cook, born Renfrewshire, Inverkip; sibling.
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