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Arbroath Boy Scouts WW2

 
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:28 am    Post subject: Arbroath Boy Scouts WW2 Reply with quote

Hi all, this plain memorial remembers the former scouts of Arbroath who died in the second world war.

UKNIWM Ref No: 57439
OS grid ref: NO 640 410





It sits on scout grounds midway down Keptie Street between Kaims croft and the college buildings.

JAMES SMITH - (Not in Gazette)
CLARENCE GAULDIE - R.A.F. Pilot Officer. Killed on active service. 28th Angus (3rd Arbroath) Group.
DAVID BRAND - RAF. Sergeant Air Gunner. Killed in action. 2nd Arbroath Group.
ALEXANDER GRANT - RAF. Sergeant Pilot. 1st Arbroath Group.
THOMAS ROBERTSON - RAF. Sergeant Air Gunner. Killed on active service. 27th Angus (2nd Arbroath) Group.
LESLIE SMITH - RAF. Sergeant Pilot. Aged 23 years. Killed in action over enemy territory, August 1941. 5th Arbroath Group.
RONALD HAMPTON - Royal Navy Reserve. Lieutenant. Killed on active service. 3rd Arbroath Group.
JAMES MANSON - Royal Army Medical Corps. Captain. Aged 25 years. Killed at Dunkirk in May/June 1940. 3rd Arbroath (28th Angus) Group.
CLEMENT CRAIG - (Not in Gazette)
EDWARD COLVILLE - Merchant Navy. Captain. Lost at sea. 2nd Arbroath Group.
JAMES DEAR - Merchant Navy. Lost at sea. 4th Arbroath Group.

DUNCAN BROWN - Royal Artillery. Lance Bombardier. Killed on active service. 35th Angus Group.
ALFRED FLORENCE - Royal Navy. Chief Engineer. Lost at sea. 3rd Arbroath Group.
ANDREW WHITTON - (Not in Gazette)
JOHN THOMSON - Merchant Navy. Fifth Engineer. Aged 20 years. Lost at sea, 9th April 1943. 5th Arbroath Group.
WILLIAM SCOTT - RAF. Sergeant Pilot. Killed on active service. 3rd Arbroath Group.
THOMAS YOUNG - (Not in Gazette)
ANTHONY STEWART - (Not in Gazette)
ALEXANDER SCOTT - (Not in Gazette)
FRED FORBES - Royal Artillery. Lieutenant. Aged 34 years. 37th Angus (5th Arbroath) Group
RONALD CLARK - Royal Navy. Leading Seaman. Lost at sea. 4th Arbroath Group
IAN TOCHER - Army. Lieutenant. Killed in action. 5th Arbroath Group.

"THEY WERE PREPARED"

* Brown coloured info from Scouting Gazzette.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It may be plain but it is strikingly heartfelt for all that.

Where is it located?
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:38 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

WMR 57439
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