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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:22 pm    Post subject: Stromness Reply with quote

Situated on the left hand side of the A965 (Hillside Road) on the outskirts of Stromness. Many of the names are difficult to read due to weathering (not surprising, given the location) and it could do with a little TLC.

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Location: Blairgowrie, Perthshire

PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stay with me here;
Name: STEVENS, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 29/10/1916
Service No: S/2972
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 A and 16 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

The above named David Steven's brother John Robert Steven, R.N.D., is commemorated, in error!, on the Blairgowrie & Rattray War Memorial.
John R Steven features in the book Blairgowrie & Rattray War Memorial 'Behind the Names' Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:45 pm    Post subject: Mason, Georgina Harcus Reply with quote

Name: MASON, Georgina Harcus
Initials: G H
Rank: Cpl
Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Age: 35
Date of Death: 07/04/1945
Service Number: 884651
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches.
Additional Inf: Daughter of George and Christina Mason of Stromness, Orkney.
Grave/Memorial Ref: Sec G West Extn, Grave 1326
Memorial: Inveresk Parish Churchyard, Musselburgh, East Lothian

I have a photo of her grave, but still need to get it transfered to Photobucket! I will post it when I have.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:42 pm    Post subject: Herbert Edward Stack Angus Reply with quote

Herbert Edward Stack Angus Pte 527533 Canadian Army Medical Corps born Stromness, Orkney 16/01/1893 enlisted Toronto Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 19-May-18 Son of William and Isabella Angus, of Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland. 1st Canadian General Hospital. Occ: Clerk. Killed in air raid while in sleeping quarters. Etaples Military Cemetery LXVI. D. 24
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:46 pm    Post subject: Charles Percy Atkin Reply with quote

Charles Percy Atkin Major MC 70th Royal Field Artillery B Bty born Stromness Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 23-Nov-17 Son of Richard and Agnes (nee Hughes) Atkin, of 4, Hope St., Castletown, Isle of Man. Born at Stromness, Orkney. 1901 Census: 2 Wellington Street, Kirkwall. B 1893. Gouzeacourt New British Cemetery Fr 0415 Plot VII Row D Grave 16
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 7:14 am    Post subject: John Christie Reply with quote

John Christie PO RNR nothing on this man meatime
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 7:15 am    Post subject: John S Clouston Reply with quote

John S Clouston 2nd Engineer Royal Naval Reserve SS Princess Melita M Age 33 27-Apr-16 Aberdeen City Roll of Honour: 20 Howburn Pl;
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 7:16 am    Post subject: William George Clouston Reply with quote

William George Clouston Pte Royal Army Service Corps born Harray, Orkney Age 42 23-Nov-19 1881 Census: Son of Andrew & Jean Clouston, Public St; Stromness. 1891 Census: Victoria St; Mother: Jane. B 1878.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 7:17 am    Post subject: William Corrigall Reply with quote

William Corrigall Pte 106153 30th Machine Gun Corps (Inf) born Evie, Orkney enlisted Fort George residence Stromness Age 29 Killed in action F & F 11-Oct-18 Son of James & Jane Corrigal, Durrisdale. 1891 Census. 1901: Feavale. Formerly S/17706, Seaforth High. Tyne Cot Memorial Addenda Panel
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