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PostPosted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 10:27 pm    Post subject: Blairdaff United Free Kirk Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 8561

Address
PARISH CHURCH
BLAIRDAFF
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: BOARD/PLAQUE/TABLET
Denomination: UNITED FREE CHURCH
OS Map Ref: NJ 704 173

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A granite memorial cross bearing the names of a further 27 WW1 men and 4 from WW2 is located at the former Blairdaff Established Kirk.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ABERDEEN DAILY JOURNAL: 15.06.1920

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:07 am    Post subject: Alexander I Inglis GH Reply with quote

Alexander I Inglis Pte 265705 6th Gordon Highlanders b Keith-Hall e Inverurie Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 09/04/1917 Son of Charles Inglis & Elizabeth Mann, Newseat, Daviot. Charles died 9 Mar 1941 Elizabeth died 14 Nov 1901. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Helen. Keithhall MI No 115. 1901 Census : Keith-Hall: 206/3/1/2: Fawells: Charles Occ: Horseman. Other address: Vale Cottage, Kintore. Age 19 on Returns. Roclincourt Military Cemetery Fr 0184 Plot I Row B Grave 13 AJ 28-04-17 P4 Blairdaff UF Church & Daviot
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:52 am    Post subject: William Joss GH Reply with quote

Surname: Joss Forname: William
Born: Monymusk, Abdn Date of birth: 17 Dec 1877
Home Town: Enlisted: Inverurie
Rank: Pte Number: S/14782
Battalion: 6th/7th
Regiments: Gordon Highlanders
Decoration:
Death: Died of Wounds Location: F&F
Date: 7 Oct 1918 Age: 39
Buried/Memorial: Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux
Cemetery No.: Fr 0214 Plot III Row D Grave 13
Notes: Son of George Joss & Mary Stephen. Husband of Catherine Reid Joss, of Sunnybrae, Fetternear, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire.
Other: Soldiers Effects: Wid: Catherine. Service Returns: 118/AF 384.
Newspaper: AWJ 18-10-18 P6 ADJ 15 Jun 1920
War Memorial: Blairdaff
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:54 am    Post subject: Robert Bisset GH Reply with quote

Surname: Bissett Forname: Robert
Born: Inverurie Date of birth: ---
Home Town: Enlisted: Aberdeen
Rank: Pte Number: 711
Battalion: 2nd
Regiments: Gordon Highlanders
Decoration:
Death: Killed in Action Location: F & F
Date: 31 Oct 1914 Age: 20
Buried/Memorial: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
Cemetery No.: M. R. 29 Panel 38
Notes: Son of George Bisset, Bograxie, Inverurie. Mo: Elizabeth Davie.
Other: Bertie.
Newspaper: EE 07-12-14 Page 3: RoH
War Memorial: Blairdaff UF Church
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:55 am    Post subject: William Findlater GH Reply with quote

Surname: Findlater Forname: William Summers
Born: Kemnay Date of birth: 19 Sep 1880
Home Town: Enlisted: Kemnay
Rank: Sjt Number: 290073
Battalion: 4th
Regiments: Gordon Highlanders (Reserve) Bn
Decoration:
Death: Died Location: Home
Date: 23 Aug 1918 Age: 37
Buried/Memorial: Kemnay Parish Churchyard
Cemetery No.: U. K. Kemnay Row A Grave 27
Notes: Son of Lewis Findlater, Supervisor in the Kemnay Granite Quarries & Mary Ann Reid Findlater, Paradise Sidings, Kemnay.
Other: Husband of Elsie (nee Gaull) Findlater, 67 Pickering St; Toronto, Ontario, Canada. M 10 Jul 1913 Kemnay. Awarded Territorial Efficiency Medal. M 10 Jul 1913 Kemnay. 1901 Census: Occ Granite Driller. Brothers Forbes & Francis also died.
Newspaper: Aberdeen Weekly Journal 22-11-18 Page 5 EE 17-01-16 P2: Photo
War Memorial: Blairdaff UF Church & Kemnay
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:56 am    Post subject: James H Petrie GH Reply with quote

Surname: Petrie Forname: James Howie
Born: Kemnay Date of birth: 15 Aug 1889
Home Town: Enlisted: Alford
Rank: Cpl Number: 265736
Battalion: 6th
Regiments: Gordon Highlanders
Decoration:
Death: Died of Wounds Location: F & F
Date: 26 Mar 1918 Age: 28
Buried/Memorial: St Hilaire Cemetery, Frevent
Cemetery No.: Fr 0225 Plot V Row F Grave 9
Notes: Son of the late Andrew Pirie, Merchant and Bank Agent, & Annie (nee Kemp) Petrie, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire. 1891 Census: Dalmadilly Road Bank Ho; Kemnay. 1901 Census: Bank Buildings, Kemnay. Soldiers Effect: Robert A Petrie. City Roll of Honour : Bank House, Kemnay.
Other: North of Scotland Bank Ltd: War Record : page 109 : photo. Soldiers Will 1 Page.
Newspaper: AWJ 05-04-18 P6
War Memorial: Blairdaff UF Church & City & Kemnay & North of Scotland Bank Memorial
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:57 am    Post subject: James a Forbes GH Reply with quote

Surname: Forbes Forname: James Anderson
Born: Motherwell Date of birth: ---
Home Town: Enlisted: Aberdeen
Rank: Pte Number: 1397
Battalion: 8th/10th
Regiments: Gordon Highlanders
Decoration:
Death: Killed in Action Location: F & F
Date: 10 Apr 1917 Age: 21
Buried/Memorial: Arras Memorial
Cemetery No.: M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
Notes:
Other: Service Returns: 118/AF 454.
Newspaper: ADJ 10-05-17 P4: Inverurie.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:59 am    Post subject: James Ronald Reply with quote

Surname: Ronald Forname: James Hart
Born: Dundee Date of birth: ---
Home Town: Enlisted: Polmont
Rank: Pte Number: 1911
Battalion: 1st
Regiments: Gordon Highlanders
Decoration:
Death: Killed in Action Location: F & F
Date: 3 Apr 1916 Age: 20
Buried/Memorial: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
Cemetery No.: M. R. 29 Panel 38
Notes: Son of the late John Ronald,7th Hussars.
Other: Nephew of Mrs Mathieson. City Roll of Honour: 368 George St;
Newspaper: ADJ 13-04-16 Page 4: RoH EE 21-04-16 P3: Photo:
War Memorial: City
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:00 am    Post subject: John Berry Canadians Reply with quote

Surname: Berry Forname: John Porter Barclay
Born: Date of birth: ---
Home Town: Enlisted:
Rank: Pte Number: 187517
Battalion: 8th
Regiments: Canadian Inf (Manitoba Regt)
Decoration:
Death: Killed in Action Location: F & F
Date: 29 Sep 1918 Age: 29
Buried/Memorial: Sancourt British Cemetery
Cemetery No.: Fr 0597 Plot I Row A Grave 11
Notes: Son of Mrs Annie Berry, Roselurie Cottage, Aquithie, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire. RoH has Eldest son of Mr & Mrs J Berry, Scraphard, Dunecht, late of Upper Coullie, Kemnay.
Other: Canadian Grave Register: Mrs A Berry, North Newton, Wartle, Aberdeenshire.
Newspaper: EE 19-10-18 page 2 RoH
War Memorial: Blairdaff UF Church & Kemnay
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