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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:49 pm    Post subject: ALYTH, WW2 Reply with quote

The WW2 memorial takes the form of a wall erected behind the Great War Memorial. The names of the fallen have been inset into the wall itself;

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

At each end of the wall the following plaques have been erected;
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two benches sit at each side of the wall, each have the following plaques affixed thereto;

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A female casualty listed;

Name: BUICK, JESSIE ADAM
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftwoman
Regiment: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Age: 22
Date of Death: 08/02/1946
Service No: 2119818
Additional information: Daughter of Henry Hill Buick and Margaret Buick, of Alyth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. A. Grave 9 South.
Cemetery: ALYTH CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Although listed under Alyth, WW2 - this memorial includes the name of a casualty from the Falkland Islands Campaign;


Surname EASTON
Firstname Brian
Service number D144844F
Date of death 12/06/1982
Decoration
Place of birth Alyth Perthshire
Other H.M.S. GLAMORGAN.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank Cook RN
Theatre of death Falkland Islands
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alyth Soldier Killed At Hong Kong
Mr and Mrs J. B. Logan, Toutie Street, Alyth, have now received news that their only son, Private Wm. M. Logan, Middlesex Regiment, previously reported missing, was killed in action on December 24, 1941 at Hong Kong.
Evening Telegraph 25 January 1943
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alyth Soldier Killed
Mrs Stepto, 21 Airlie Street, Alyth, has received official intimation that her husband, Private Walter Thomas Watt Stepto, Royal Scots, was killed in action in Burma on May 14.

Private Stepto was reported wounded by shrapnel in the knee on May 6. Before joining the army he was employed as a plumber with his brother-in-law, William Gellatly. He leaves a young son.
Evening Telegraph 21 June 1944
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