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PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 11:57 am    Post subject: BENDOCHY Reply with quote

TITLE: BENDOCHY WAR MEMORIAL
LOCATION: OUTSIDE BENDOCHY PARISH CHURCH
OS REF: NO218414
MAP: CLICK HERE
UKNIWM REF NO. NOT LISTED
UNVEILED: SUNDAY, 23rd OCTOBER, 1921
LISTED: CATEGORY C(S) - 9th JUNE 1981

NAMES
GREAT WAR: 14
WW2: 5




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The architect for the memorial was Reginald Fairlie who also drafted the monument at Blairgowrie.

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Surname CRICHTON
Firstname James
Service number 52610
Date of death 23/11/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Coupar Angus Perthshire
Other 11th Bn., formerly 016821, R.A.S.C.
SNWM roll SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank L/Cpl
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: CRICHTON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Manchester Regiment
Unit Text: "P" Coy. 11th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 23/11/1917
Service No: 52610
Additional information: Son of Robert and Margaret Crichton, of Drumkilbo Mains, Meigle, Perthshire. Native of Coupar Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. A. 6.
Cemetery: NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

BLAIRGOWRIE ADVERTISER: 01.12.17
Mr and Mrs R. Crichton, East Myreriggs, Coupar Angus, have received intimation that their son, Lance-Corpl. James Crichton, of the 11th Manchester Regiment, had succumbed to wounds on the 23rd November.
This soldier served his apprenticeship as a grocer in Strathmore Supply Stores, Coupar Angus, and enlisted in the A.S.C., at the outbreak of war. He had seen service in Salonika, where he was wounded. Drafted to another front about three months ago, he met his end as stated.


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Surname FORSYTH
Firstname Frank
Service number 21814
Date of death 08/10/1918
Decoration
Place of birth Coupar Angus
Other
SNWM roll NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death Unknown

Name: FORSYTH, FRANK
Initials: F
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit Text: 1st Bn. 3rd
Age: 23
Date of Death: 08/10/1918
Service No: 21814
Additional information: Son of Francis and Marjory Forsyth, of Ealing, New Zealand.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 1.
Cemetery: NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

BLAIRGOWRIE ADVERTISER: 09.11.18
Sgt. Frank Forsyth, Christchurch Batt., New Zealand Exped. Force, son of Mr Frank Forsyth, formerly of Daisy Cottage, Coupar Angus, has been killed.
He was a native of Coupar Angus, and emigrated with his parents to New Zealand about seven years ago. He had been three years in the Army.
He was a nephew of Mr W. Forsyth, Larchbank, Rattray, and was aged 23.


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Surname MARTIN
Firstname David Hain
Service number 3463
Date of death 13/11/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Coupar Angus Perthshire
Other 6th Bn.
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: MARTIN, DAVID HAIN
Initials: D H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Service No: 3463
Additional information: Son of David S. and Isabella Martin, of Wall's House, Crail, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 20.
Cemetery: HUNTER'S CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
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Surname MATTHEW
Firstname James
Service number S/3618
Date of death 09/04/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Newtyle Forfarshire
Other 8th Bn.
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: MATTHEW
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 8th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: S/3618
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Matthew, of Backrow, Old Rattray, Blairgowrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. Q. 10.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ


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Surname PATON
Firstname David
Service number 301095
Date of death 19/04/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Coupar Angus
Other 7th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Egypt.

Name: PATON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Date of Death: 19/04/1917
Service No: 301096
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Cemetery: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL

BLAIRGOWRIE ADVERTISER: 17.05.17
Pvt. David Paton, Royal Scots Transport (son of Mr John Paton, Islabank), who came home from Canada to enlist, has been killed.
It is eighteen months since he was home. He was formerly a fireman on the Caledonian Railway between Crieff (where he resided), Perth and Stirling. His widow and three children reside at 15 Downfield Place, Edinburgh.
His brother, Pvt. AC Paton, Canadians, is at the Front, having enlisted about two years ago.
A step-brother, Pvt. John Cownie, R.E., is also serving his King and country. He served his apprenticeship in Coupar Angus Post Office, and was for a long period, before enlisting, engaged in Dundee Post Office.

* John Cownie was KIA 21.03.18 and is commemorated on the Coupar Angus Public School Memorial.


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Surname PATTISON
Firstname Fred
Service number 153275
Date of death 22/09/1916
Decoration
Place of birth
Other
SNWM roll CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank L/Cpl
Theatre of death Unknown

Name: PATTISON
Initials: F
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 43rd Bn.
Date of Death: 22/09/1916
Service No: 153275
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. D. 24.
Cemetery: PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY

THE ALYTH GUARDIAN:06.10.16
Fred Pattison, Canadian Camerons, son of Mr James Pattison, Bendochy, Coupar Angus, has died as a result of wounds received at the Front.
Deceased was a native of Forfarshire, and was employed as a ploughman in Arbroath district whence he went to Canada about four years ago. He enlisted at the outbreak of the war and came to this country in June 1915. In March he went to the Front and until now had passed through the various engagements unscathed. He was 28 years of age and unmarried.

Attestation Papers;
http://data4.collectionscanada.ca/netacgi/nph-brs?s1=&s2=&s3=153275+&Sect4=AND&l=20&Sect1=IMAGE&Sect2=THESOFF&Sect5=CEF6PEN&Sect6=HITOFF&d=CEF6&p=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.collectionscanada.ca%2Farchivianet%2F02010602_e.html&r=0&f=S


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Name: PATTISON, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 18th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/10/1916
Service No: 412828
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: VIMY MEMORIAL

Attestation Papers;
http://data4.collectionscanada.ca/netacgi/nph-brs?s1=&s2=&s3=412828+&Sect4=AND&l=20&Sect1=IMAGE&Sect2=THESOFF&Sect5=CEF6PEN&Sect6=HITOFF&d=CEF6&p=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.collectionscanada.ca%2Farchivianet%2F02010602_e.html&r=0&f=S


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Surname ROBB
Firstname David
Age 19
Service number 3458
Date of death 11/12/1915
Decoration
Place of birth Perth
Other
SNWM roll SCOTTISH HORSE YEOMANRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Gallipoli

Name: ROBB, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment: Scottish Horse
Unit Text: "C" Sqdn. 1st
Age: 19
Date of Death: 11/12/1915
Service No: 3458
Additional information: Son of David and Jessie Robb, of 29, Gowan Blae, Blairgowrie, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 8.
Cemetery: GREEN HILL CEMETERY

I have a photograph of David Robb, together with personal details and casualty report.
He also appears on the Blairgowrie War Memorial, which is to be published very shortly in book form.
If I can be allowed to withold at the moment. Thank you.


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Pte. JAMES ROBB, SCOTTISH HORSE (NOT YET IDENTIFIED)
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Surname STEWART
Firstname Donald
Service number 13849
Date of death 31/07/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Bendochy Perth
Other
SNWM roll SCOTS GUARDS
Rank Gdsn
Theatre of death F. & F.

Name: STEWART, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Service No: 13849
Additional information: Son of John Stewart, of St. Fink, Blairgowrie, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11.
Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

THE ALYTH GUARDIAN: 24.08.17
Private Don Stewart, Scots Guards (son of Mr and Mrs Stewart, St. Fink), died of wounds on 31st July.
Deceased, who was 21 years of age, was employed in the Royal Bank, Blairgowrie, and enlisted on his 19th birthday. He has been at the Front since a year past in the beginning of January.
A big stalwart of a man, he was the beau ideal of a Guard and was possessed of a kindly sunny nature and was a great favourite with a wide circle of friends.

* A fine picture of Donald Stewart is held by a relative down south. However attempts to obtain a copy of said picture have proved fruitless.


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PTE. CHARLES THOMSON, BLACK WATCH (NOT YET IDENTIFIED)
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