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apanderson
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:05 pm    Post subject: CULROSS Reply with quote

The Memorial sits just off the main road (B9037) running through the village.

UK War Memorial Ref: 8511




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PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interesting to see the 8 'add-ons' here viz;

T.W. KIRKUP
J. CRAWFORD
S. KIRKUP
J.P. SNEDDON
A.R. FITZSIMONS
J. MADDEN*
A.S. RENNIE
J.R.L. KERR

Had a brief look at them but a wee bit of a nightmare. There are only two, for sure;

Name: RENNIE, ANDREW SCOULAR
Initials: A S
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 47th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 13/04/1917
Service No: 116116
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Jane Rennie, of Burnside Cottage, Culross, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland; husband of Caroline Rennie, of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL

Name: KERR, JOSEPH
Initials: J L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 08/12/1915
Service No: 9977
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 26.
Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND
Residence: Culross

* MADDEN, J. - See later post
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is another addition to this War Memorial:

IRAQ
S KENNEDY Pte 2007

added before July 2009.
A new marble section has been added to the western side under Chas. L. Keegan
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2010 2:46 pm    Post subject: Culross Reply with quote



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:16 am    Post subject: Unveiling report Reply with quote

(The Scotsman 5th of September 1921)


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:09 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

TO
COMMEMORATE
OUR
GALLANT DEAD
WHO MADE
THE
SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 1918


"At the setting of the sun
and in the morning we will
remember them
"

And. C. Anderson
Robt. Balmain
Walter Balmain
Sam. Benson
Robt. Black
Robt. Donaldson
Arch. Duffy
Harry Edwards
Jno. H. Hastie
Jas. C. Hogg
Robt. Hogg
Chas. L. Keegan
Law. Kelly
Dan. Little
Chas. McDade
Hugh McMenemy
Jas. McNeil
Frank Marshall
Wm. Marshall
Jas. Meiklejohn
Gilbert Michie
Wm. R. Miller
And. Mills
Jas. Morrison
Robt. Muircroft
Alex. Robertson
Robt. Russell
Jas. Scott
Wm. Sinclair
Wm. Sneddon
D. Thomson M.M. and Bar
Richard Walker
Frank Weir
Robt. Weir
Peter White
Wm. Wotherspoon

(additions)
T.W. Kirkup
S. Kirkup
J. Crawford
J.P. Sneddon
A.R. Fitzsimons
A.S. Rennie
J. Madden
J.R.L. Kerr

1939 - 1945

W. Banks
W. Hodgson
J.P. Lang
G. Laird
W. Lindsay
R. McArthur
E. McPhillips
A.W. Stein
J. Stupart

(addition)
T. Bell

IRAQ
S. Kennedy, Pte. 2007
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:25 pm    Post subject: Pte. William John Sinclair Reply with quote

WW1
Wm. Sinclair

Canadian attestaion file and record here.
Born October 10th 1889 at Sanquhar.

(Glasgow Herald 14th May 1915)
"Dr Fraser Sinclair, Glencraig, Fife, has received official intimation of the death of his brother, Private William J. Sinclair, who was killed in action on April 23. He was 26 years of age, a son of Dr G.I. Sinclair, Culross, and a grandsonof the late Rev. William Sinclair, U.F. Church, Kirkwall. He left a post in the Bank of Montreal when war broke out, and came over with the first Canadian Contingent."

CWGC
SINCLAIR, W J
Rank: Private
Service No: 10942
Date of Death: 23/04/1915
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 4th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of George Thomas Sinclair, M.D., of Craigengar, Culross, Fife, Scotland.

SNWM
unlisted
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:41 pm    Post subject: Samuel BENSON Reply with quote

SAMUEL BENSON
Service No.s S/22571, TR/1566, TR/131o5
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Battalion: 6th (Territorial) Battalion.
Enlisted: Dunfermline, Fife.
Died: 26 July 1918 in France
Buried: Marfaux British Cemetery, Marne, France. Grave ref. IV.G.9.

Son of: Joseph BENSON, roadman, Fife County Coucil, born 1 October 1872 at Tyrone, Ireland and Mary Anne ROBINSON, born 16 August 1874.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:47 pm    Post subject: Acting Corporal James McNEIL Reply with quote

JAS. McNEIL
Name: James McNEIL
Service No.: S/5599
Rank: Acting Corporal
Regiment: Black Watch
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Died: 14 December 1915, died of wounds.
Buried: Chocques Military Cemetary, Pas de Calais France. Grave ref I. H. 45.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2014 6:41 am    Post subject: David Bell Thomson MM & Bar Reply with quote

David Bell Thomson Pte 242456 MM & Bar 5th Gordon Highlanders b Culross, Fife e Keith Age 19 Died of Wounds F & F 29/07/1918 Son of Henry & Helen Thomson, Culross, Fife. 1901 Census: St Annis Cottage, Culross. Royallieu French National Cemetery, Compiegne Fr 1228 Plot G Row I Grave 12
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

J. MADDEN (one of the 8 WW1 'add-ons')

The following details have been submitted by a relative:

" I can confirm that he was Private 38549 John Madden, 16th Battalion,Royal Scots Regiment who was killed in action in France on 9th April 1917 aged just twenty years."

No details have been submitted to ascertain what the connection to Culross was.

CWGC:
MADDEN, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 38549
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 16th Bn.
Grave Reference: H. 7.
Cemetery: STE. CATHERINE BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Madden and the late Hugh Madden, of Glasgow.

SNWM:
Surname: MADDEN
Forename: John
Rank: Pte
Service Number: 38549
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 9 April 1917
Theatre of Death: F&F
Cause of Death: Killed in action
SNWM Roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Unit Name: In or attached to THE ROYAL SCOTS
Other Detail: 16th Bn
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