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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:09 pm    Post subject: Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran Reply with quote

Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran
Location - in the grounds of Whiting Bay & Kildonan Parish Church
UKNIWM ref no: not listed
OS map ref: NS047272


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Barely legible are the names of the McNab sisters - buried at Kilbride Old Churchyard (see: HERE)


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unusual to have sisters on the memorial. Possibly added later by the look of it.

Name: McNAB, ANNE
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
Age: 25
Date of Death: 02/03/1944
Service No: W/181485
Additional information: Daughter of Edward McNab and of Helen McNab (nee Hamilton), of Kildonan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 6. Joint grave 296.
Cemetery: KILBRIDE OLD CHURCHYARD

Name: McNAB, FLORA HENDRY
Initials: F H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
Secondary Regiment: Royal Artillery
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 163 (M) H.A.A. Regt.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 21/04/1945
Service No: W/177784
Additional information: Daughter of Edward McNab and of Helen McNab (nee Hamilton), of Kildonan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 6. Joint grave 296.
Cemetery: KILBRIDE OLD CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 7:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Duncan Cumming Royal Highlanders
James Cumming Forrest RSF
James Hamilton NZEF
Archibald Kelso Cameron Highlanders
Allan Ramsay Kerr RE
James Banks Cumming McKelvie RFA
Robert McKelvie Royal Highlanders
James Campbell McMillan ASC
James McMurtie Cameron Highlanders
John Poole CEF
Neil Shaw Royal Highlanders
Robert Wishart TRB

1939-45

Alex Cook MN
Allan Ramsay Nicol D.S.C MN
Annie McNab ATS
Flora McNab ATS
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 12:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I never noticed this memorial when it was first posted but it was done by the same firm responsible for the Meikle VC memorial now in Dingwall.



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:00 am    Post subject: Pte. Robert Wishart Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
Robert Wishart TRB


The memorial has T.R.B. (Territorial Reserve Battalion?) and not R.S.F. for his regiment.

(Glasgow Herald 2nd of August 1920)
"In loving an proud memory of my husband, Robert Wishart, killed in action, 2nd August, 1917.
-Largiemeanoch, Whiting Bay.
"

CWGC
Name: WISHART
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 6th/7th Bn.
Date of Death: 02/08/1917
Service No: 24767
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: LIV. G. 2.
Cemetery: TYNE COT CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: WISHART
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 24767
Date Death: 02/08/1917
Place of birth: Brechin Forfarshire
Other: 6/7th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:16 pm    Post subject: Cpl. Robert John Murray Stuart Poole Reply with quote

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John Poole, C.E.F.

Canadian attestation papers. Born 12th of June 1880.

(Glasgow Herald 4th June 1915)
"Mrs Poole, Lyndower, Whiting Bay, has received official intimation that her son, Corporal Jack Poole, was killed in a recent action in Flanders. Corporal Poole went to Canada four years ago, and on the outbreak of war joined the 13th Canadian Battalion of the Third Infantry Division."

CWGC
POOLE, R J M S
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 24170
Date of Death: 24/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 13th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: POOLE
Firstname: Robert John Murray Stuart
Service Number: 24170
Date Death: 24/04/1915
SNWM roll: CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank: Cpl
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:28 pm    Post subject: Whiting Bay Memorial - James McMurtie Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: McMURTIE
First name: James
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders
Unit: 7th Bn
Age: 35
Date of Death: 28/06/1916
Service no: 17094
Additional information: Son of James and Jeanie McMurtie; husband of Mrs James McMurtie, of Kelvinhaugh, Whiting Bay, Arran. Native of Saltcoats
Cemetery/Memorial reference: IV. B. 42
Cemetery: VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY

James is also on the Saltcoats Memorial
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 10:52 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. James Cumming FORREST, R.S.F. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 26th September, 1918.
"In Memoriam.
FORREST.-
In loving memory of our dearly beloved son and brother, Private James Cumming Forrest, R.S.F., who was killed in France, 26th September, 1917, aged 19 years, deeply mourned and sadly missed.- Seacliffe, Dippin, Arran."

CWGC - FORREST, J.C.
Rank: Private.
Service No: 32314.
Date of Death: 26/09/1917.
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: XXVI. E. 19.
Cemetery: TYNE COT CEMETERY
Additional Information:

Born Kilmory, Buteshire; lived at Scotstoun, Glasgow; enlisted Glasgow 24.6.1916. Age on enlistment:- 18 years, 10 months.
Civilian trade:- Apprentice engineer.
Called up for service:- 28.2.1917. Address at this time:- c/o Campbell's Restaurant, South Street, Scotstoun.
Next of kin:- Mother. Mrs. Jeanie Forrest, Sea Cliffe, Dippen, Whiting Bay, Arran.
Embarked Folkestone 30.5.1917.
Etaples 31.5.1917.
In the field 20.6.1917.

(Service records exist for this soldier.)

Also listed Arran War Memorial Hospital, Lamlash:- http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic3611-0-asc-15.html
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 4:36 pm    Post subject: Whiting Bay Memorial - Jas Hamilton Reply with quote

CWGC Information

Name: HAMILTON
First name: James
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit: 1st Bn 3rd
Age: 34
Date of Death: 24/09/1916
Service no: 23/160
Additional information: Son of William and Louisa Hamilton, of St Quivox, Whiting Bay, Arran, Scotland
Grave reference: XI. A. 15
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

The 1891 census shows the family living in Ardrossan and William running a grocers shop at 127 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan. In 1911 William and Louisa and their daughter Louisa (aged 18 born Ardrossan) were living in Whiting Bay

James is on the Ardrossan and Arran memorials
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:44 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

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