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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:04 pm    Post subject: CRAIL Reply with quote

Crail
UKNIWM Ref No. 5758

The Crail war memorial takes the form of a memorial gateway at the entrance to the kirkyard. The commemoration and names of the dead of both world wars are on two bronze tablets set on the face of the pillars.





WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
ABBIE WILLIAM A.
BEATY DAVID E.
BEVERIDGE ARNOLD J.
BLAIR DAVID B.
BONTHRONE JOHN S.
BOYTER GEORGE
CARSTAIRS ALEXANDER N.
DOWIE JOHN G.
DUNCAN JAMES
GAY GEORGE
GAY ROBERT
HANNAH WILLIAM
HUTCHON JOHN
JAMIESON WILLIAM
JOHNSTON JOHN
LINDSAY JAMES
LORIMER JOHN
MACKENZIE FREDERICK
MACKIE DAVID
MACKIE WILLIAM
MACRAE ANDREW B.
MARTIN DAVID H.
MELDRUM JOHN D.
MELDRUM JOHN G.
MITCHELL GEORGE R.
MORRIS ALEXANDER R.
MORRIS THOMAS L.
MORRISON DONALD
MURRAY JOHN
MYLES GEORGE G.
PATTERSON WILLIAM S.
RITCHIE ROBERT
ROBERTSON ALEXANDER
SIME JOHN C.
SIMPSON WILLIAM S.
SKINNER ROBERT
SMITH JOHN
SPENCE JAMES D.
SWANKIE DAVID
SWANKIE ROBERT
WATSON GEORGE
WHITE THOMAS J.
WOODCOCK JOHN
WOODCOCK WILLIAM



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
ADAMS ALEXANDER
ALLAN FRANK
BOYTER GEORGE
CAMPBELL DUNCAN
CAMPBELL JOHN B.
CHAPLAIN WILLIAM
DEWAR GEORGE
GRAY HENRY
GREENAWAY ROBERT
HENDERSON JACK
KEEBLE JOHN W.
KEEBLE MORTIMER
KEEBLE WALTER
MASON DAVID
MOFFAT ARCHIBALD
SHEACH WILLIAM
TAYLOR ROBERT
WALLACE DAVID
WALLACE IAN R.
WOODCOCK CHRISTOPHER
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname MARTIN
Firstname David Hain
Service number 3463
Date of death 13/11/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Coupar Angus Perthshire
Other 6th Bn.
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: MARTIN, DAVID HAIN
Initials: D H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Service No: 3463
Additional information: Son of David S. and Isabella Martin, of Wall's House, Crail, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 20.
Cemetery: HUNTER'S CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL

David H. Martin also appears on the Bendochy War Memorial. Although it shows there as David K Martin;

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Great War plaque was dedicated on 19th november 1921.

The WW2 plaque was dedicated on the 14th August 1949.

These details are inscribed along the bottom of each panel.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SHEACH, WILLIAM
Rank:Private
Service No:7892479
Date of Death:31/03/1945
Age:26
Regiment/Service:King's Own Scottish Borderers
7th (Airborne) Bn.
Grave Reference10. A. 7.
CemeteryBERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Thomas and Joan Sheach, of Newton of Wormiston, Fife.

Died as a PoW, captured at Arnhem.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:09 pm    Post subject: L.Cpl. George Herd Reply with quote

Not listed on the memorial, or any others as far as I can tell.

WW1
L.Cpl. George Herd

(Glasgow Herald 31st May 1915)
"Lance Corporal George Herd, Meerut Division, 2nd Black Watch, son of Mrs Balsillie, Thirdpart, Crail, has been killed."

CWGC
HERD, G
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 829
Date of Death: 13/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: XVII. A. 11.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

SNWM
Surname: HERD
Firstname: George
Service Number: 829
Date Death: 13/05/1915
Place of birth: Crail Fife
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: A/L Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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