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Kildalton and Oa Parish Memorial, Port Ellen, Islay
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:58 am    Post subject: Kildalton and Oa Parish Memorial, Port Ellen, Islay Reply with quote

Kildalton and Oa Parish Memorial, Port Ellen, Islay
UKNIWM Ref No 44794

The memorial is a square section rough dressed grey granite stepped plinth and block which are about 3m high. The WW1 inscriptions and names of fallen are on polished grey granite panels with black lettering on 3 sides if the memorial. The main inscription is towards the road. The other panels are on either side. The WW2 inscription is on the plinth on the same face as the WW1 inscription. The new stone with the Egypt and N Ireland names are on a side face of the plinth. Above the block is a kilted highland soldier with pack and canteen. He wears a highlander’s bonnet and has his head bowed. His hands rest on the butt of his rifle which rests by its barrel on the top of the block. He faces the same direction as the main inscriptions. The statue is about 2m high. The memorial is set on a grassy knoll by the yacht pontoons and ferry terminal close to the A846. It is surrounded by low metal railings and gained by 6 stone steps.

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WW1 Names of the Fallen. Names arranged by regiment or service, then by rank, but not obviously then by surname. Rank, initial, surname and regiment or service given. Main inscription panel and 2 other panels bear names.

Main Panel

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1918

LIEUT. A. MACKINNON. A.&.S.H.
C.Q.M.S. J. MACNAB. A.&.S.H.
CPL. J. HUNTER. A.&.S.H.
L.CPL. N. GRAHAM A.&.S.H.
L.CPL. W. WHYTE. A.&.S.H.
PTE. D. WHYTE. A.&.S.H.
PTE. J. MACCALLUM. A.&.S.H.
PTE. A. MACLACHLAN. A.&.S.H.
PTE. H. MACARTHUR. A.&.S.H.
PTE. D. ANDERSON. A.&.S.H.
PTE. D. MACDOUGALL. A.&.S.H.
PTE. P. BROWN. A.&.S.H.
PTE. D. QUINTIN. A.&.S.H.
PTE. G. QUINTIN. A.&.S.H.
PTE. A. TORRIE. A.&.S.H.
PTE. J. MACDOUGALL. A.&.S.H.
PTE. N. FRASER. A.&.S.H.
PTE. J.G. FERGUSON A.&.S.H.
PTE. J. CAMPBELL. A.&.S.H.
PTE. A. SMITH. A.&.S.H.
PTE. J. GRANT. A.&.S.H.
PTE. J. MACINTYRE. A.&.S.H.
PTE. C. MACEACHERN. A.&.S.H.
PTE. J. WHITE. A.&.S.H.
PTE. R. BLACK. A.&.S.H.
PTE. J. MACLELLAN. A.&.S.H.
PTE. N. KENNEDY. A.&.S.H.
PTE. D. MACTAGGART. A.&.S.H.
PTE. R. MACPHAIL. A.&.S.H.
PTE. M. MACDOUGALL. A.&.S.H.
PTE. A. HEADS. A.&.S.H.
PTE. D. MACKERRELL. A.&.S.H.

“MAIRIDH AN AINM GU SIORRUIDH”


Side panel

R.S.M. N. MACPHAIL. GORDON HDRS
PTE. R. JOHNSTON. GORDON HDRS
PTE. H. MACDOUGALL. GORDON HDRS
PTE. J. DONALD GORDON HDRS
PTE. A CURRIE GORDON HDRS
PTE. D. MACDOUGALL. GORDON HDRS
PTE. H. MACTAGGART. GORDON HDRS

CAPT. N. LEITCH H.L.I.
PTE. . D. SINCLAIR H.L.I.
PTE. N MACDONALD. H.L.I.
PTE. D. MACARTHUR. H.L.I.
PTE. J. HUTCHINSON. H.L.I.

LIEUT. M. McINTYRE. CAMERON HDRS.
PTE. D. JOHNSTON. CAMERON HDRS.
PIPER. C. McCALMAN. CAMERON HDRS. (poss McGALMAN)

CHIEF OFFICER A. MACMILLAN. MERCHANT SERVICE
CHIEF OFFICER O. GILCHRIST. MERCHANT SERVICE

PTE. D. MACKAY. M.G. CORPS
PTE. D. McMILLAN. M.G. CORPS

PTE. R. MACARTHUR. K.O.S.B.

PTE. J. McKERRELL AUST. IMPERIAL FORCES

CORPL. D. MACMILLAN CANADIAN INFANTRY

CORPL. D. BELL. CANADAIN HDRS.


Side Panel

Q.M. J. MACGIBBON. R.N.R.
Q.M. H. MACALLISTER. R.N.R.
SEAMAN R. PAUL R.N.R.
SEAMAN J. BURNS. R.N.R.
SEAMAN A. MACFARLANE. R.N.R.
SEAMAN D. MACFARLANE. R.N.R.
SEAMAN J. MACGIBBON. R.N.R.
SEAMAN A. JOHNSTON. R.N.R.
SEAMAN D. MACARTHUR. R.N.R.
SEAMAN D. MACMILLAN. R.N.R.
SEAMAN A. McINNES. R.N.R.

SEAMAN D. CAMPBELL. R.M.

SGT. P. McNEILL. R.E.
PTE. J. MACMILLAN. R.E.

SDT. J. MACINTYRE. R.F.A.
GUNNER. A. MACDOUGALL. R.F.A.

GUNNER. A. MACCALMAN. R.G.A.

LIEUT. M. McGILVRAY. R.E.WEST.AFRC’NS

L.COL D. MACDOUGALL. SEAFORTH HDRS.
PTE. A. McLELLAN. SEAFORTH HDRS.
PTE. J. MORRISON. SEAFORTH HDRS.

PTE. N. CAMERON. SCOTS GUARDS.

PTE. J. MACDOUGALL. SCOTTISH RIFLES.


WW2 Names of the Fallen. Names arranged by regiment or service, then by rank, but not obviously then by surname. Rank, initial, surname and regiment or service given. This is on the plinth below the WW1 main inscription.


TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE 2ND WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945

PILOT OFFICER A. MACTAGGART. R.A.F.
PILOT OFFICER I. RAMSAY. R.A.F.
FLT. SERGT. ENGR.A. CAMPBELL. R.A.F.
L.A.C. J. McKERRELL. R.A.F.
PARATROOPER D. LVINGSTONE. 1ST S.A.S.
RFN. D. MCNAB. CAMERONIANS (S.R.)
PIPE MAJOR. J. McCALMAN. A.&S.H.
PTE. A. COIA. A.&S.H.
CARPENTER. D. McEACHERN. M.N.
A.B. D. McCUAIG. M.N.
A.B. D. McMILLAN. R.N.
SGN. G. McCALLUM. R.C.S.
DVR. A. GALBRAITH. R.A.S.C.

GU RUIG AN T-AM ‘S-AM BRIST AN LA.


New memorial stone on one of the sides of the plinth.

CPL. ROSS MURRAY
RAF EGYPT 1953

GDSM. GEORGE HAMILTON
NORTHERN IRELAND
1971



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That certainly looks like another memorial by Stewart & Co. of Aberdeen and the sculpture looks like it could be another of Robert Warrack Morrisons. It looks very similar to Ballachuillish and Tough. Was the sculptors name on the monument Alex?

Photo of an old postcard showing the memorial.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surname HAMILTON
Firstname George
Service number 24185633
Date of death 17/10/1971
Decoration
Place of birth Islay
Other
SNWM roll SCOTS GUARDS
Rank Gdsmn
Theatre of death Northern Ireland

Guardsman George Hamilton. Aged 21.
Shot dead by a sniper while on foot patrol in Glenalina Park, Ballymurphy West Belfast on the 17.10.1971
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 3:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
That certainly looks like another memorial by Stewart & Co. of Aberdeen and the sculpture looks like it could be another of Robert Warrack Morrisons. It looks very similar to Ballachuillish and Tough. Was the sculptors name on the monument Alex?


I don't remember seeing it but will check my photos.

Another of same at Taynuilt

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PARATROOPER D. LVINGSTONE. 1ST S.A.S.

He was an SAS man executed by the Germans in July 1944 after being captured.

LIVINGSTONE, DONALD MACPHAIL
Initials: D M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Special Air Service Regiment, A.A.C.
Unit Text: B Sqdn., 1st
Age: 29
Date of Death: 07/07/1944
Service No: 3324838
Additional information: Son of David and Catherine Livingstone, of Port Ellen, Isle of Islay.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Mil. Plot. Row 2. Grave 28.
Cemetery: ROM COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
That certainly looks like another memorial by Stewart & Co. of Aberdeen and the sculpture looks like it could be another of Robert Warrack Morrisons. It looks very similar to Ballachuillish and Tough. Was the sculptors name on the monument Alex?

Photo of an old postcard showing the memorial.


I looked around the monument last week. I could not see a sculptors name

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:30 pm    Post subject: Cpl. Donald MacMillan Reply with quote

WW1
Corpl. D. MacMillan, Canadian Infantry

(Glasgow Herald 5th April 1915)
"At Boulogne, on 31st March (from wounds received in action on the 17th of March.) Corporal Donald MacMillan, 1st Canadian Contingent, aged 39, third son of the late Captain John MacMillan, Port-Ellen, Islay."

Canadian attestation papers

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MacMILLAN, DONALD
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 8002
Date of Death: 31/03/1915
Age: 39
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: III. D. 71.
Cemetery: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Margaret MacCallum MacMillan, of Port Ellen, Islay, Scotland, and the late Capt. John MacMillan.

SNWM
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:54 pm    Post subject: Private Gilbert QUINTON, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Reply with quote

Gilbert Quinton
SDGW
Name: Gilbert QUINTON
Rank: Private
Service No: 301748
Regiment: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.
Battalion: 2nd Battalion.
Born: Kildalton, [Islay], Argyllshire
Enlisted: Port Ellen, [Islay], Argyllshire
Residence: Islay, Argyllshire.
Died: 25/10/1918. Killed in action.

CWGC adds
Burial: Poix-du-Nord Communal Cemetery Extension.
Grave reference: I. A. 16.

Additional notes:
Born about 1896 at Kildalton and Oa Parish, Islay. Son of James QUINTON, joiner and Catherine.
Brother of 300806 Private Donald QUINTON, killed-in-action 15 May 1915.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:02 pm    Post subject: Pte Donald QUINTON, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Reply with quote

Donald QUINTON
SDGW
Rank: Private
Service No: 300806 (Formerly 2600).
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Battalion: 1st/8th Battalion
Born: Port Ellen, [Islay], Argyllshire
Enlisted: Bowmore, [Islay]
Died: 15 May 1917, killed in action.

CWGC adds memorialised Bay 9, Arras Memorial.

Additional information:
Entered France and Flanders 5 December 1915.
Son of James QUINTON, joiner, and Catherine. Brother of Gilbert QUINTON, 2nd Battalion, A&SH, killed-in-action 25 October 1918.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:23 am    Post subject: John McINTYRE Reply with quote

John McINTYRE

SDGW
Name: John McINTYRE
Enlisted: Bowmore, [Islay], Argyll
Resident: Port Ellen, [Islay], Argyll
Service No: 300919
Rank: Private
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Battalion: 1/7th Battalion
Died: 1 August 1918, France & Flanders, died of wounds.
Sup. notes: M.M.


CWGC adds
Buried: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France
Grave reference: XVII. B. 9.
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Archibald TORRIE

SDGW
Name: Archibald TORRIE
Born: Kildalton, [Islay], Argyll
Enlisted: Port Ellen, [Islay], Argyll
Resided: Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Service No: 300891
Rank: Private
Regiment: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Battalion: 1/8th Battalion
Died: 31 July 1917, killed in action. France & Flanders.

CWGC adds
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Panel 42 and 44.
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Charles McEARCHERN

SDGW
Name: Charles McEARCHERN
Born: Lagavulin, [Islay], Argyll.
Enlisted: Port Ellen, [Islay], Argyll
Service No: 302015
Rank: Private
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Battalion: 1/8th Battalion.

CWGC adds
Age at death: 21
Served in "C" Coy, 8th Battalion.
Buried at Etretat Churchyard Extension. Grave reference II. C. 13.
Son of Colin and Margaret McEACHERN of Lagavulin, Port Ellen,
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Donald McKerrell

SDGW
Name: Donald McKERRELL
Enlisted: Stirling
Service No: S/8058
Rank: Private
Regiment: Argyll & Sutherland Highlands
Battalion: 1/5th Battalion
Died: 25 September 1918, killed in action, France & Flanders.

CWGC adds
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 141-143 & 162
Additional notes: Husband of Mary McKerrell of 10 Upper Craigs, Stirling.
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Malcolm McINTYRE

ODGW
Name: Malcolm McINTYRE
Rank: 2/Lt (TP)
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Battalion: 6th Battalion
Died: 21/09/1916, Died of wounds.

CWGC adds
Age: 28
Buried: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Grave reference: I. A. 49.
Additional notes: Son of Alexander McIntyre and Margaret Merilees McIntyre. Born Campbelltown, Argyll.

Further information:
1901 Census, Scotland. Campbelltown, Argyllshire. Age 13. At Albyn Distillery House, Campbelltown. Father's occupation: Distillery Mashman.
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Duncan JOHNSTON

SDGW
Name: Duncan JOHNSTON
Born: Islay, Argyllshire.
Enlisted: Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Residence: Islay
Service No: 8295
Rank: Private
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Died: 18/02/1915. Died of wounds. France & Flanders.

CWGC adds
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
Additional notes: Son of Donald and Mary Ramsay JOHNSTON of South Side, Port Ellen, Islay, Argyll.

Further notes:
1901 Census. Scotland. Kildalton and Oa, Islay, Argyll. At 88 Frederick Crescent, Port Ellen, Islay.
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