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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 6:45 pm    Post subject: Birse Reply with quote

BIRSE
UKNIWM Ref: 8558

Address
B976
BIRSE
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: OBELISK
Other Location Details: SOUTH SIDE OF B976 ON CORSEDARDER HILL

OS Map Ref: NO 596 940

The Birse war memorial is a tall cairn, almost an obelisk, which is constructed of rustic pink granite blocks. The commemoration and names of the dead are carved in relief on the faces of the monument.
The commemoration at the top states that the memorial is to the memory 'of the men of Birse'.
The memorial stands by the roadside on Corse Darder Hill.








WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
BURNETT JOHN WATT
CATTANACH GEORGE
CATTANACH HENRY
COCHRAN FRANCIS ALEXANDER
DONALD ELMSLIE F.
DUNCAN ALBERT JOHN
DURWARD JOHN
EWEN GEORGE
FLETT JOHN
GARDYNE DAVID
GORDON JOHN
JOLLY CHARLES JAMES
LITTLEJOHN DANIEL
MILNE DOUGLAS
PEARSON FRANCIS GEOFFREY
PIRIE JAMES
RAMSAY FRANCIS JOHN
ROBERTSON STANLEY
ROSS JAMES A.
SAMSON JOHN
SMITH JAMES BOWMAN
STEWART ALFRED
STEWART ROBERT
URQUHART ALEXANDER
WALKER JOHN G.
WALKER SAMUEL




WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
CHALMERS JOHN
COUTTS ARCHIE
GARDYNE ALEXANDER G.
GORDON JOHN M. BRYCE
HARPER CHARLES
MACNAB JOHN
STEWART IAN
THOMSON WILLIAM


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:29 pm    Post subject: Info on the men Reply with quote

Burnett John Watt Pte S/19104 1st Gordon Highlanders Old Deer 27/04/1896 Aberdeen 21 Killed in Action F & F 28-Mar-18 Son of Mrs Helen Burnett, Drumallan Cottage, Durris, Drumoak, Aberdeenshire. 1901 Census Old Deer 228A:7:13:56 : Clayholes. Voters Roll 18/19 : Soldier : Berrysloch. Son of George Rennie Burnett, Distillery Labourer & Helen (nee Cruden) Burnett. 1911 Census: Mill of Cattie, Birse Age 14; Farm Labourer. Nephew of John Burnett. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:37 pm    Post subject: David Gardyne Reply with quote

Gardyne David Gdmn 11920 2nd Scots Guards b Lochee 20/08/1894 e Glasgow 23 Killed in Action F & F 25-Nov-17 Son of David Gardyne, Gamekeeper & Elizabeth (nee Plenderleith) Greendams, Strachan. 1901 Census: Strachan: 268:3:6:29 Greendams Cottages. Cambrai Memorial M. R. 17 Panel 2 Birse & Strachan
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:43 pm    Post subject: George & Henry Cattanach Reply with quote

Cattanach George Pte 2780 7th Gordon Highlanders b Birse 31/05/1895 e Banchory 21 Killed in Action F & F 26-Jul-16 7th son of James & Jessie Cattenach, Wellhouse, Birse, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire.1901 Census 175:1;9;38: Father's Occ: Grocer. 1911 Census: Wellhouse. Voters Roll 1918/19:Son of James Carranach, Merchant, Birse. Flat Iron Copse Cemetery, Mametz Fr 0453 Plot VII Row F Grave 04 01/08/16 Birse Cattanach Henry Pte 702 2nd Gordon Highlanders b Birse 10/12/1892 e Tarland Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 29-Oct-14 Son of James & Jessie Cattanach, Wellhouse, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire.1901 Census 175:1;9;38: Father's Occ: Grocer. Voters Roll 1918/19:Son of James Carranach, Merchant, Birse Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:45 pm    Post subject: Francis Alexander Cochran Reply with quote

Cochran Francis Alexander 2nd Lt 1st Gordon Highlanders 20 Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-15 Son of Francis James Cochran, Balfour, Aboyne & Emily Brown, his wife. City Roll of Honour : Craigentoul, Murtle. Voters Roll 18/19 Francis (Advocate)Officers Book page 166 Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke B 112 Sp Mem A 9 Birse & City Memorials
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:50 pm    Post subject: Emslie Findlay Donald Reply with quote

Donald Emslie Findlay Pte S/43390 1st Gordon Highlanders b Banchory 10/06/1895 e Banchory 21 Killed in Action F & F 13-Nov-16 Youngest son of George & Mary Ann Donald, Lochhead, Banchory MI Banchory Churchyard. Details also on Birse War Memorial. 1901 Census 4/8/31: Bohill. Serre Road Cemetery No 3, Puisieux Fr 0743 Row C Grave 5 Aberdeen Daily Journal 7-12-16 RoH Banchory & Birse Memorial Photo of this grave 2000 June
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:53 pm    Post subject: Albert John Duncan Reply with quote

Duncan Albert John Pte S/19127 1st Gordon Highlanders b Finzean 19/07/1897 e Aberdeen 20 Killed in Action F & F 29-Mar-18 Son of Elizabeth Burnett, Skine, Kinneff, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire. Later lived at Rothienorman : Mrs Elizabeth Duncan. Grandson of Hugh & Jessie (nee Davidson) Burnett. MI Banchory Churchyard. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 Birse Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:56 pm    Post subject: john Flett Reply with quote

Flett John Pte 3714 7th Gordon Highlanders b Portlethen e Banchory Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 13-Nov-16 1911 Census: Mains of Balfour, Birse. City Roll of Honour : 30 Powis Pl; Aberdeen Occ: Farm Serv Aboyne. Peoples Journal 50 ? Powis Pl; Toll of War 25-11-16 & 9-12-16 page 8 : Photo & on 30/12/16. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C Aberdeen Daily Journal 23-11-16 Page 2 : Col 6 Birse Memorial

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:58 pm    Post subject: John Durward Reply with quote

Durward John L/sjt 290611 7th Gordon Highlanders b Kincardine O'Neil 28/03/1892 e Banchory 25 Died of Wounds F & F 28-Apr-17 Youngest son of Samuel Durward, Milton of Ennetts, Torphins Brother of Samuel Durward, Milton of Ennets, Torphins, Aberdeenshire Etaples Military Cemetery Fr 0040 Plot XIX Row M Grave 4 02/05/17 RoH Birse & Torphins Memorials
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:00 pm    Post subject: George Ewen Reply with quote

Ewen George Low Sjt 290597 7th Gordon Highlanders b Birse 14/06/1889 e Finzean 28 Killed in Action F & F 17-Apr-17 Youngest son of Mr Wm Ewen, Easter Clune, Finzean, Aboyne. 1901 Census : Birse 175:3:12:54:Father's Occ:Shepherd. Voters Roll 18/19 : William (Easter Clune) Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 12/05/17 Dis Cas Birse Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:02 pm    Post subject: John Gordon Reply with quote

Gordon John William Cpl 290157 7th Gordon Highlanders b Birse 01/03/1895 e Finzean 22 Died of Wounds F & F 05-Sep-17 Son of John & Louisa Gordon, Wester Clune, Finzean. 1901 Census : Birse:175:3:13:63. Voters Roll 18/19 : John (Farmer) Wester Clune. Mendinghem British Cemetery B 018 Plot V Row A Grave 36 Birse Memorial Photos of grave 1994 Jul & 2000 Nov
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:05 pm    Post subject: Charles James Jolly Reply with quote

Jolly Charles James Pte 5th Gordon Highlanders b Aboyne 09/01/1890 25 Died of illness Home 02-Oct-15 Eldest son of William Jolly, Carter & Farmer & Ann Forbes(nee Reid) Jolly. 1891 Census Aboyne 170/5/2/11 Age 1 : New Cottages.1901 Census: Birse: Northbrae Farm: 175:1:1.Birse MI No 23. Birse ADJ 4-10-15 Page 4: col 1:Deaths: Eldest son. Birse Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:08 pm    Post subject: Daniel Littlejohn Reply with quote

Daniel Morrison Littlejohn Pte 2467 7th Gordon Highlanders b Aboyne 26/10/1894 e Aboyne Age 23 Died of Wounds F & F 04/08/1916 Grandson of John & Margaret Littlejohn, Woodside Cottage, Birse, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire. Occ: Stone Dyker. Son of Margaret Littlejohn. 1901 Census: Birse: 175/1/7/27. Soldiers Effects: Grandmo: Margaret. Grandfa: John. Service Returns: 118/AF 389. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L'Abbe Fr 0833 Plot III Row B Grave 01 AWJ 18-08-16 P6: Birse

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:10 pm    Post subject: Douglas Milne Reply with quote

Milne Douglas Pte 24268 1st Gordon Highlanders b Birse 13/06/1899 e Aberdeen 19 Died of Wounds F & F 24-Oct-18 Son of Helen Duthie (formerly Milne), Waterton Cottages, Dunecht, Aberdeen & the late Andrew Milne. 1901 Census : Birse: Dubson: 175:3:7:32: Father's Occ: Shoemaker. Awoingt British Cemetery Fr 0332 Plot I Row C Grave 7 Birse & Echt Memorials
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:12 pm    Post subject: Francis Geoffrey Pearson Reply with quote

Pearson Francis Geoffrey Staff Sjt (WO) MS/2921 64th Royal Army Service Corps Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 06-Sep-14 Son of 1st Viscount Cowdray & Vicountess Cowdray. City Roll of Honour: Dunecht House: The Hon. Husband of Ethel Elizabeth Pearson (now Mrs H J F Hunter) The Empress Club, Dover St; London. Montreuil-Aux-Lions British Cemetery Fr 1113 Plot IV Row D Grave 3 Birse City & Echt Memorials
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