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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:27 pm    Post subject: Durris Reply with quote

Kirkton of Durris - Kincardine & Deeside District
UKNIWM Ref No. 8679

The Kirkton of Durris memorial is a simple, slim light grey granite obelisk set on a corniced predestal which rests on two low steps. A shield with saltire is carved in relief on the face of the obelisk.
The commemoration and names of the dead are listed in black painted lettering on the faces of the pedestal.
The monument stands in its own garden on the A93 in the village.






WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
BAIN W.L. GORDON HIGHLANDERS COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR
CAMPBELL D.M. CANADIANS SAPPER
CROWE R. ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
CRUICKSHANK A. CANADIANS SERGEANT
DAVIDSON G. CANADIANS PRIVATE
DAVIDSON J. LABOUR CORPS PRIVATE
DICK J. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
DUNCAN A.R. MACHINE GUN CORPS PRIVATE
DURWARD R.A. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
GRASSICK J. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
MARSHALL A. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
MARSHALL A. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
MARSHALL A.M. SCOTTISH RIFLES SERGEANT MILITARY MEDAL
MARSHALL W.D. CANADIANS PRIVATE
MCCALLUM R. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
MCLAREN P. LABOUR CORPS PRIVATE
MCLAREN R. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
MCRAE B. CANADIANS SERGEANT MILITARY MEDAL
MOULTRIE J. HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY PRIVATE
OGILVIE A. LABOUR CORPS PRIVATE
PARK J. GORDON HIGHLANDERS LANCE CORPORAL
PHILIP G. GORDON HIGHLANDERS CORPORAL
REID G.A. CANADIANS PRIVATE
ROBERTSON A.N. ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS LANCE CORPORAL MOTOR TRANSPORT
ROSS J.F. ROYAL SCOTS PRIVATE
ROSS W. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
SHARPE D. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
SHEPHERD J. GORDON HIGHLANDERS SERGEANT
STEWART R.G. GORDON HIGHLANDERS SERGEANT
WILLOX C.R. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
EWEN JAMES A. ROYAL ARTILLERY GUNNER
MARSHALL WILLIAM GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
MCHARDY ALEXANDER J. ROYAL AIR FORCE SERGEANT
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:03 pm    Post subject: Bain Wm CSM Reply with quote

William Laing Bain CSM 290020 7th Gordon Highlanders b Durris e Durris Age 32 Killed in Action F & F 29/03/1917 2nd Son of Alexander & Margaret Bain, Torphins, Aberdeenshire. 2nd son of the late Alexander Bain, Durris. Mrs Bain, Denside, Durris. Mother Margaret Brother Alexander Sister Mary. Soldiers Effects. 1891 Census: Kincardine O Neil, Backhill. B Torphins. 1901 Census 2/9/33 Rough Bog. Maroeuil British Cemetery Fr 0015 Plot IV Row A Grave 12 ADJ 13-04-17 Page 4: Killed ADJ 25-04-17 Page 1 RoH AWJ 27-04-17 P8 RoH Stonehaven Journal 12-04-17 P2: Durris

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:05 pm    Post subject: David Milne Campbell Reply with quote

David Milne Campbell Spr 45068 3rd Canadian Engineers (Field Coy) Durris 04/04/1891 Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 26-Apr-15 Son of James Campbell, Fraser & Isabella (nee Kay) Campbell, South Beachmont, Durris, Aberdeenshire Occ: Carpenter & 4 year in Gordons. 1891 Census Durris 01/10/4: Hillhead. 1913-14 Valuation Roll. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 10 ADJ 15/05/15 Page 3 Photo taken 2002 Nov & 2003 Nov

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:07 pm    Post subject: R Crowe Reply with quote

Robert Clark Crowe Pte 515275 Labour Corps b Fordoun 25/03/1895 e Brechin r Damford, Durris (Darnford) Age 24 Died F & F 24-Jun-18 Son of Mr Crowe, Shepherd, Darnfold Toll House, Durris. School Records Tipperty, Tipperty Cottages las School Fordoun. Formerly 15th Royal Scots 23231 Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille Fr 0034 Plot I Row B Grave 17 ADJ 16-7-18 Page 5 Col 1: Dis Cas

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:09 pm    Post subject: Adam Cruickshank Reply with quote

Adam Cruickshank Sjt A/34106 10th Canadian Inf (Alberta Regt) b Durris 08/12/1892 Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 09-Apr-17 6th son of William & Margaret (nee Taylor) Cruickshank. Kirkton, Durris, Drumoak. 1901 Census 2/13/52 Sayers Cottage. Husband of Olive D Cruickshank, Darnford Cottage, Durris, Drumoak. MI 141 MI 13 Erected by his widow. Occ: Carpenter. Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St Eloy Fr 0068 Plot VI Row F Grave 14 ADJ RoH 24-4-17 Dis Cas 21-4-17

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:10 pm    Post subject: George Davidson Reply with quote

George Brown Davidson Pte 63268 3rd Canadian Inf (Central Ontario Regt) b Durris, Aberdeenshire 31/10/1892 Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 09-Apr-15 Son of Andrew Davidson, Mason & Margaret (Lawrence) Davidson, Wheywell, Durris. 1901 Census 9/34: Wheywell. 1913-14 Valuation Roll. Brother John Davidson also killed. Photo of 5 brothers George, James Munition Worker in Canada & John, Alex & Wm. Nine Elms Military Cemetery, Thelus Fr 0523 Plot I Row C Grave 22 PJ 1-7-16 Page 5 : Photo Durris

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:43 am    Post subject: John Davidson Reply with quote

John Davidson Pte 3513 Labour Corps (Royal Highlanders) Age 33 Died Home 27-Nov-18 Son of Andrew Davidson, Mason & Margaret (nee Lawrence) Davidson, Wheywell, Durris. Husband of Martha Johnstone, Lochside, St Cyrus. 1913-14 Valuation Roll. Trans to 262482. Died Central School Hospital, Aberdeen. Durris Parish Churchyard U. K. Durris A.378 Also on St Cyrus.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:44 am    Post subject: James Dick Reply with quote

James Dick Pte S/18312 2nd Gordon Highlanders b Belhelvie 29/06/1897 e Aberdeen Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 26-Oct-17 Son of Alexander Dick, Cattleman, Nether Balfour, Maryculter East. Educated Woodland PS, & Durris. Blairs Cottage, Maryculter. Next School Tipperty PS. Other details Kirkton Mills Oct 1914. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136 Durris & Portlethen

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:47 am    Post subject: A R Duncan Reply with quote

Albert Robert Duncan Pte 138126 25th Machine Gun Corps (Inf) b Durris 01/04/1899 e Aberdeen r Durris Age 20 Died F & F 29-Oct-18 Son of William Duncan, Farmer Meikle Dams, Durris, Drumoak. Mother Jane. Born Lightwood, Banchory. 1913-14 Valuation Roll. Formerly S/22845 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Roll of Honour Vol V Page 51: Died No 9 General Hospital. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen Fr 0146 Block S Plot II Row G Grave 25

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:49 am    Post subject: Robert A Durward Reply with quote

Durward Robert A Pte 4434 7th Gordon Highlanders b Holburn, Aberdeen e Aberdeen Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 07-Nov-16 Son of William & Ann Durward, Bogenreith, Durris. Date 8/11/16 Knightbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart Fr 0220 Row F Grave 64 17-11-16

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:58 am    Post subject: James Grassick Reply with quote

James Grassick Pte 291648 7th Gordon Highlanders b Durris 25/09/1895 e Stonehaven Age 22 Died of Wounds Home 18-Jul-17 Son of James & Maggie Grassick. 1901 Census 2/1/1/:Burnside Cottage James age 5 born Durris. Family moved to Drumlithie June 1920. Fetteresso Cemetery, Kincardineshire U. K. Fetteresso A.238 Durris & Stonehaven

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:00 am    Post subject: Alexander M Marshall Reply with quote

Marshall Alexander McAra L/cpl 11932 MM 9th The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) b Durris e London r Montrose Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 03-May-17 Son of Mrs Mary Rae, 27 Green St; Arbroath, Forfarshire. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 6

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:02 am    Post subject: Alexander Marshall Reply with quote

Alexander Marshall Pte 291122 7th Gordon Highlanders D Coy b Durris e Banchory Killed in Action F & F 26-Mar-18 Son of Mr & Mrs William Marshall, Drainer, Hillochhead, Durris. 1913-14 Valuation Roll. Brother of William Donald Marshall also missing. Peoples Journal 8-3-19: page 5 Col 3 :Missing List. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:03 am    Post subject: Alexander Marshall Pte 641 Reply with quote

Alexander Marshall Pte 641 7th Gordon Highlanders b Durris e Banchory Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 10-Jul-15 Son of Maria Marshall, Singer Terrace, Drumlithie & the late Joseph Marshall, Joiner, Woodlands Croft. Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie Fr 0706 Special Memorial 2

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:05 am    Post subject: W D Marshall Reply with quote

William Donald Marshall Pte 150534 13th Canadian Inf (Quebec Regt) b Kincardineshire 02/02/1899 Age 17 Died F & F 08-Oct-16 Son of Mrs Isabell Marshall, Hillockhead, Durris. Son of William Marshall. Occ : Farmer. Brother of Alexander also missing. People's Journal 8-3-19 Page 5 Col 3 :Missing List. Adanac Military Cemetery Fr 0239 Plot VI Row C Grave 16

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