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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 4:19 pm    Post subject: CORTACHY & CLOVA Reply with quote

THE MEMORIAL STANDS AT THE JUNCTION OF THE B955 AND THE ROAD LEADING INTO CORTACHY HAMLET;






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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LAING, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: First Radio Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Stonepool (West Hartlepool)
Age: 19
Date of Death: 11/09/1941
Additional information: Son of David and Helen Man Laing, of Cortachy, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 102.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

11.09.1941 STONEPOOL Torpedoed and sunk by U207 to East of Greenland on voyage Montreal to Avonmouth with oats, grain and trucks.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:52 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

WW1
Captain Patrick J.H.S Ogilvy M.C. (Military Cross) Irish Guards
Lieutenant William Whyte 1st Black Watch
Corporal Andrew W. Bennet 18th Battery Canadian Expeditionary Force
Private James Dickson 1/6th Royal Highlanders
Signaller James Fearn 6th Seaforth Highlanders
Lance Corporal Stewart Kennedy 4/5th Black Watch

Lance Corporal William Leighton 12th Royal Scots
Private John H.C. Leighton 6th K.O.S.B.
Gunner William Low 2/1st Lowland Battery R.G.A.
Private Charles Robbie 19th Battalion Australian Imperial Force
Private John Stirton 1/7th Black Watch

WW2
Sergeant Pilot W.A. Baillie R.A.F.
1st Radio Officer Alexander Laing Merchant Navy
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:58 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 5700, first recorded 1992
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