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Bilbster and Stirkoke, Caithness (T)

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:53 am    Post subject: Bilbster and Stirkoke, Caithness (T) Reply with quote

At the left hand side of the A882 about 5 miles out from Wick.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sinclair Manson is also commemorated on the Aberdalgie War Memorial, Perthshire;

Surname MANSON
Firstname Sinclair
Service Number 30056
Date Death 16/07/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Wick
Other 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: MANSON, SINCLAIR
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 16/07/1916
Service No: 30056
Additional information: Son of James and Elizabeth Manson, of New Houses, Stirkoke, Wick, Caithness.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You don't so often see an MM and bar

Name: CORMACK, ALLAN
Initials: A
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 30/03/1918
Service No: 2885
Awards: M M and Bar
Additional information: Son of David and Elizabeth Taylor Cormack, of "Greystones," Watten, Caithness, Scotland. Native of Wick, Caithness.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. H. 25.
Cemetery: GEZAINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A list of the names on this memorial

1914-1918
ADAMSON , Neil , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
ANGUS , George , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
BANNERMAN , James , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
BRIMS , John G , Corporal , King's Own Scottish Borderers
CAMPBELL , George , Private , Canadian Expeditionary Force
CHRISTIAN , Donald , Private , Canadian Expeditionary Force
CORMACK , Allan , Sergeant , MM & Bar, 13th Bn , Australian Imperial Force
MACKAY , Kenneth , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
MANSON , Sinclair , Private , 2nd Bn , Royal Scots

1939-1945
BAIN , Robert , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
BREMNER , Alexander , Corporal , Seaforth Highlanders
BUDGE , William , Guardsman , Scots Guards
SUTHERLAND , Henry B , Sapper , Royal Engineers


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ADAMSON, Neil Sinclair
Rank: Private
Regimental Number: 4204
Unit: 1/5th (Sutherland and Caithness) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. T.F.
Died: Killed in action 13.11.16 Beaumont Hamel
Age: 25
Father: John Adamson of Ingimster, Wick
Mother: Christina Adamson
Born: Bilbster
Home: Caithness
Occupation: Farmer
Enlisted: Golspie. May 1915
Arrived in France: 27.9.15
Buried: Mailly Wood Cemetery, France
Memorials: Bilbster and Stirkoke War Memorial, Bilbster, Caithness
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