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SCONE, NEW CHURCH WW1 [Roll of Honour]

 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:15 pm    Post subject: SCONE, NEW CHURCH WW1 [Roll of Honour] Reply with quote

Formerly known as the Abbey U.F Church this is their Great War Roll of Honour;


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Farrier-Sergt. Frederick Martin Anderson, R.F.A.


Farrier-Sergt. Frederick Martin Anderson, Royal Field Artillery, met his death near Arras on 30th March, 1918. Martin Anderson was born at Invergowrie on December 16th, 1889, but his parents settled in Scone, and Gowrie Cottage, Perth Road, was his widowed mother’s home. He learned the blacksmith’s trade and found a sphere in which to exercise his craft as an artilleryman in the Regular Army, which he joined in March, 1908. He crossed to Belgium with General Rawlinson’s famous 7th Division which endeavoured to save Antwerp. From then onwards he experienced continuous and heavy fighting until his death. Sergt. Anderson was survived by a widow, to whom came after his death the Meritorious Service Medal, a posthumous award granted to her husband.

Name: ANDERSON, FREDERICK MARTIN
Initials: F M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Farrier Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: "B" Bty. 104th Bde.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 30/03/1918
Service No: 56800
Awards: MSM
Additional information: husband of H. Herbert (formerly Anderson), of 79, Saville St., Walton-on-Naze, Essex.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 19.
Cemetery: HEDAUVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
BORN: DUNDEE
ENLISTED: WOOLWICH
KILLED IN ACTION - FRANCE & FLANDERS


Gunner James M’Ewan Brough Baillie, R.G.A.


Gunner James M’Ewan Brough Baillie, of the 35th Trench Mortar Howitzer Battery, R.G.A., was a native of Perth, where he was born on 15th September, 1886. By occupation a painter, he settled in Scone not long after his marriage. Enlisting in the R.G.A. in September, 1915, he was not long in being sent to France. He met his death at Zillebeke on 7th June, 1917. Gnr. Baillie was married; and his death left a widow and two fatherless children in their home at Poplar Grove, Scone.

Name: BAILLIE, McEWAN BROUGH
Initials: J M B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: "Z" 30th T.M. Bty.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 07/06/1917
Service No: 7713
Additional information: Son of Peter and Janet Baillie, of Perth; husband of Jeannie Baillie, of Poplar Grove, Scone, Perth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. M. 15.
Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND
BORN: PERTH
ENLISTED: SCONE
RESIDENCE: PERTH
KILLED IN ACTION - FRANCE & FLANDERS


Sergt. David Drummond, 7th Royal Dublin Fusiliers


Sergeant David Drummond, 1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers, was born at St. Martins on 18th August, 1883. At the time of his death his parents, Mr and Mrs David Drummond, resided at Blenheim Cottage, Murray Road, Scone. Sergt. Drummond studied for the Civil Service and was successful in securing a Second Division Clerkship. After being engaged in his profession for seven years in London, he was transferred to Dublin, where he had been for eight years when war broke out. At this date he was working in connection with the Irish land Commission. He enlisted in September, 1914, in the 1st R.D.F., and saw much exacting service in the Near East with the 10th Division. He met his death in Macedonia on the Struma Plain on 23rd September, 1916, during a British Offensive in the Bala and Zir district. Sergt. Drummond was unmarried.

Name: DRUMMOND, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 23/09/1916
Service No: 7/14123
Additional information: Son of David and Eliza Drummond, of Murray Road, New Scone, Perth. Native of Guildtown, Perth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 7.
Cemetery: STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY
BORN: PERTH
ENLISTED: DUBLIN
RESIDENCE: SCONE
KILLED IN ACTION - BALKANS


Private Robert Keiller, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders


Private Robert Keiller of the 2nd Seaforth Highlanders was one of those who fell in the course of the great German advance of march, 1918. Robert Keiller could claim the village of Scone as his native place, being born there on 22nd September, 1890. In Scone he learned his trade, that of painter, serving his apprenticeship with Mr Lawrence. Later he settled in Dundee, where he was living at the time he joined the Army in September, 1916. Pte. Keiller was survived by a wife and one child, also by his parents, Mr and Mrs R. Keiller, Abbey Road, Scone.

Name: KEILLER, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 28/03/1918
Service No: S/40685
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. C. 27.
Cemetery: DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
BORN; NEW SCONE, PERTHSHIRE
ENLISTED: BEAULY, INVERNESS-SHIRE
KILLED IN ACTION - FRANCE & FLANDERS


L.-Cpl. James Elvidge Young, 1st Gordon Highlanders


L.-Cpl. James Elvidge Young, 1st Gordon Highlanders, was the son of Mr and Mrs James Young, Dalkeith House, Scone. He was born at Blackheath, London, on 24th April, 1884. He followed his father’s occupation of butcher, and was settled in Glasgow at the outbreak of war. The war had lasted only two or three weeks when James Young enlisted in the Scottish Horse. Eager to get to the scene of action, he secured a transfer to the Gordon Highlanders, and soon joined the 1st Battalion in France. Death came to him on 30th April, 1916, when he was killed in action at St. Eloi. L.-Cpl. Young left a wife and two children.

Name: YOUNG, JAMES ELVIDGE
Initials: J E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 30/04/1916
Service No: 7644
Additional information: Husband of Chrissy Mayes Wallace Young, of 59, Raeberry St., Kelvinside, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 12.
Cemetery: KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY
BORN: GOREBRIDGE, MIDLOTHIAN
ENLISTED: GLASGOW
KILLED IN ACTION - FRANCE & FLANDERS
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