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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:41 pm    Post subject: Newtonmore Reply with quote

Newtonmore - Badenoch & Strathspey District

The Newtonmore war memorial is a simple grey granite cross on a tall rustic pedestal. The commemoration and names of the fallen are listed on granite tablets set into the face of the pedestal. The monument stands on a rise next to the Main Street beside the Village Hall.





WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Anderson James Australians Private
Anderson William Seaforth Highlanders 4th Lance Corporal
Black Donald Cameron Highlanders 5th Private Military Medal
Budge James Australians Private
Cameron Ewen Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
Cameron Ronald Cameron Highlanders 6th Private
Campbell William Royal Scots Private
Carver Duncan Royal Engineers Sapper
Cattanach Donald Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
Cattanach John Highland Light Infantry Private
Cattanach John Royal Army Medical Corps Lieutenant
Davidson Donald Lincolns 1st Private Military Medal
Davidson James Gordon Highlanders 2nd. Lance Corporal
Fyfe John Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
Hendry John Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
Kennedy Alexander Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
MacDonald Alexander Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
MacDonald Elizabeth F. T.F.M.S. Nurse
MacDonald Samuel Cameron Highlanders 7th Lieutenant
MacGillivray John Westminster Rifles Private
MacKenzie Alexander Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
MacLennan William G. Border Regiment Second Lieutenant
MacPherson Angus Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
MacPherson J.C.B. Royal Fusiliers 23rd Private
MacPherson John Seaforth Highlanders 5th Private
MacQueen John Cameron Highlanders 4th Private
Stewart Peter Seaforth Highlanders 5th Private
Tytler J.H. Durham Light Infantry Second Lieutenant
Tytler W.B. Northumberland Fusiliers 23rd. Lieutenant



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
Anderson Peter Royal Air Force Sergeant
Begg Alastair Cameron Highlanders Private
Drummond Alastair Cameron Highlanders Private
Drummond Donald Cameron Highlanders Private
Findlay George Seaforth Highlanders Private
Laing George Cameron Highlanders Private
MacKintosh Alastair Royal Air Force L.A.C.
MacKintosh Gregor Cameron Highlanders Private
MacPherson William Canadians R.A.S.C. Driver
McLaughlan David Cameron Highlanders Private
Ross John Scots Guards Guardsman
Russell Robert Cameron Highlanders Private
Stewart John Royal Engineers Driver
Williamson John Royal Air Force L.A.C.
Wright John Cameron Highlanders Corporal
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Scotsman - Thursday, 6th January 1921, page 4

    WAR MEMORIAL AT NEWTONMORE. A war memorial was unveiled at Newtonmore, Inverness-shire yesterday, by Mrs Macpherson of Balavil, in the presence of a large gathering, including many relatives of those who fell. Mrs Macpherson, the Superior of the village, presided, and paid a tribute to the dead heroes. The Rev. D. Macfarlane, parish minister, Rev. A. Mackay, Free Church, and Rev. Mr Muir, U.F. Church conducting the religious service. The memorial, which is of granite, is in the form of a Celtic cross, and stands about 17 feet high. There are twenty-nine names inscribed on the tablet.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:06 am    Post subject: Pte. James Anderson Reply with quote

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Pte. James Anderson, Australians

(Glasgow Herald 21st May 1915)
"Private James Anderson, 7th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, has been killed in action in the Dardanelles. Private Anderson, who was the younger son of Mr John Anderson, Private Hotel, Newtonmore, served his law apprenticeship in the office of the late Mr Thomas Gibson, solicitor, Kingussie. Emigrating to Australia some years ago he took up farming, but priot to mobilisation he again resumed his connection with the legal profession."

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ANDERSON, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: 772
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 7th Bn.
Panel Reference: 28.
Memorial: LONE PINE MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Anderson. Native of Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland.

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