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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:50 pm    Post subject: STAR, WW1 Reply with quote

Star - Kirkcaldy District

The Star war memorial takes the form of a white marble tablet set into the face of the gable wall of the school.
The memorial was executed by J.Y. Thomson
The commemoration reads:
1914
PRO PATRIA
1918
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF STAR, WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR.

'THEY OVERCAME, AND THEY LOVED NOT THEIR LIVES UNTO THE DEATH'





WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Anderson James
Campbell Dugall
Christie Robert
Hanlands Hugh
Kidd John
Laing James
Ritchie Robert
Rutherford Duncan
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DelBoy



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Location: The County of Angus

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:28 pm    Post subject: Pte. Hugh Hanlan (Hanlands) Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: HANLAN, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 17th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 15/08/1918
Service No: 116368
Additional information: Son of Hugh Hanlan and Joan Wilson Hanlan.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: HANLAN
Firstname: Hugh
Service Number: 116368
Date Death: 15/08/1918
Place of birth: Markinch, Fife
Other formerly: 1725 R.High.
SNWM roll: MACHINE GUN CORPS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:30 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Houston Kidd Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: KIDD, JOHN HOUSTON
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 4th/5th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 17/11/1917
Service No: S/21860
Additional information: Son of Mary J. Houston Kidd, of Star, Markinch, Fife, and the late John Kidd. Educated at Kirkcaldy High School, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 94 to 96.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: KIDD
Firstname: John Houston
Service Number: S/21860
Date Death: 17/11/1917
Place of birth: Kennoway, Fife
Other: 4/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Would be good to get an updated photo of this memorial and check on its condition.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:42 pm    Post subject: Pte. Duncan Rutherford Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: RUTHERFORD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 97th Trench Mortar Bty.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 01/10/1918
Service No: 21401
Additional information: Husband o f Agnes B. Rodger Rutherford, of Star, Markinch, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 19.
Cemetery: LA BARAQUE BRITISH CEMETERY, BELLENGLISE

SNWM
Surname: RUTHERFORD
Firstname: Duncan
Service Number: 21401
Date Death: 01/10/1918
Place of birth: Dumbog, Forfarshire
Other: 16th Bn. formerly 3265 Scots Greys.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WMR 85543
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