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PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:39 pm    Post subject: LARGO PARISH, WW2, LUNDIN LINKS Reply with quote

The Largo WW2 memorial takes the form of a wall which has been built immediately to the rear of the Great War memorial. At each end of the wall it bears the dates 1939 & 1945. The names of the dead have been inset to the wall on stone tablets;



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:12 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

Cpl. H.V. Adam
Ch.Off. R.C.T. Baillie
Gnr. W. Black
Lieut. J.E. Baxter
Po.Stoker. J. Craigie
L/Cpl. C.W. Fisher
Sgt. J.S. Harris
L.A.C. A.S. Horne
Pte. D. Hunter
Sgt. A. Miller C.de.G (Croix De Guerre)
Cadet-R.N. R. Muckersie
Pte. R. Shepherd
Major W.K.O. Shepherd D.S.O. (Distinguished Service Order)
Sgt.Pilot. J.A.A. Somerville
Pte. W.H. Speed
Pte. A. Wilson


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:17 pm    Post subject: Cpl. Henry Venters Adam Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: ADAM, HENRY VENTERS
Initials: H V
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Secondary Unit Text: attd. H.Q. Malaya Command
Age: 24
Date of Death: 13/02/1942
Service No: S/2979711
Additional information: Son of Robert and Marion Adam.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 98.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: ADAM
Firstname: Henry V
Service number: 2979711
Date of death: 13/02/1942
Place of birth: Paisley
SNWM roll: ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
Rank: Cpl
Theatre of death: At Sea
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:19 pm    Post subject: Chief Off. Robert Colville Thomson Baillie Reply with quote

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Name: BAILLIE, ROBERT COLVILLE THOMSON
Initials: R C T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Courland (Leith)
Age: 36
Date of Death: 10/02/1941
Additional information: Son of George and Emma Eva Baillie; husband of Agnes Roberts Baillie, of Lower Largo, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 32.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: BAILLIE
Firstname: Robert Colville Thomson
Date of death: 10/02/1941
Place of birth: Portobello
Other: S.S. "COURLAND".
SNWM roll: MERCHANT NAVY & FISHING FLEETS (Part 1)
Rank: Chief Officer
Theatre of death: Unknown
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:22 pm    Post subject: Gnr. William Black Reply with quote

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Name: BLACK, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Age: 38
Date of Death: 30/08/1945
Service No: 1750929
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Grace Black, of Lower Largo, Fife; husband of Mary Black, of Lower Largo.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. D. 16.
Cemetery: MUNSTER HEATH WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BLACK
Firstname: William
Service number: 1750929
Date of death: 30/08/1945
Place of birth: Fife
SNWM roll: ROYAL ARTILLERY
Rank: Gnr
Theatre of death: Western Europe Campaign, 1944-45
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:27 pm    Post subject: Lieut. John Edward baxter Reply with quote

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Name: BAXTER, JOHN EDWARD
Initials: J E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 16/10/1944
Service No: 302255
Additional information: Son of Lt.-Col. Noel Edward Baxter and Evelyn Mary Baxter, of Largoward, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I, C, 7.
Cemetery: CASTIGLIONE SOUTH AFRICAN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BAXTER
Firstname: John E
Service number: 302255
Date of death: 16/10/1944
Place of birth: Edinburgh
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Lt
Theatre of death: Italy
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Name: BAXTER, JOHN EDWARD
Initials: J E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 16/10/1944
Service No: 302255
Additional information: Son of Lt.-Col. Noel Edward Baxter and Evelyn Mary Baxter, of Largoward, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I, C, 7.
Cemetery: CASTIGLIONE SOUTH AFRICAN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BAXTER
Firstname: John E
Service number: 302255
Date of death: 16/10/1944
Place of birth: Edinburgh
SNWM roll: SCOTS GUARDS
Rank: Lt
Theatre of death: Italy
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:30 pm    Post subject: PO. Stoker. James Craigie Reply with quote

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Name: CRAIGIE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Petty Officer Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Stronghold
Age: 29
Date of Death: 02/03/1942
Service No: D/KX 82021
Additional information: Son of James and Mary Craigie; husband of Adeline Eileen Penter Craigie, of St. Budeaux, Devon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 69, Column 1.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: CRAIGIE
Firstname: James
Service number: D/KX82021
Date of death: 02/03/1942
Place of birth: Edinburgh
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: A/S P O
Theatre of death: R.N. H.M.S. Stronghold. At Sea.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:32 pm    Post subject: L/Cpl. Charles William Fisher Reply with quote

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Name: FISHER, CHARLES WILLIAM
Initials: C W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: The Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 06/06/1944
Service No: 14000182
Additional information: Son of Charles and Annie Fisher, of Lundin Links, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 11.
Cemetery: BENOUVILLE CHURCHYARD

SNWM
Surname: FISHER
Firstname: Charles W
Service number: 14000182
Date of death: 06/06/1944
Place of birth: Fife
Other: Parachute Regiment
SNWM roll: SCOTSMEN IN VARIOUS UNITS
Rank: L/Cpl
Theatre of death: Western Europe Campaign, 1944-45
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:36 pm    Post subject: Sgt. (Pilot) James Sidney Harris Reply with quote

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Name: HARRIS, JAMES SIDNEY
Initials: J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 21
Date of Death: 16/06/1943
Service No: 1550611
Additional information: Son of James S. and Annie N. Harris, of Upper Largo, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 7. D. 1.
Cemetery: KHARTOUM WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: HARRIS
Firstname: James Sydney
Service number: 1550611
Date of death: 16/06/1943
Place of birth: Leven, Fife
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: R.A.F.V.R. M.E.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:37 pm    Post subject: L.A.C. Alexander Simpson Horne Reply with quote

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Name: HORNE, ALEXANDER SIMPSON
Initials: A S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 2 Sqdn.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 02/02/1946
Service No: 1556969
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Margaret Horne; husband of Jessie Crawford Horne, of Methil, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 4. A. 11.
Cemetery: MUNSTER HEATH WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: HORNE
Firstname: Alexander Simpson
Service number: 1556969
Date of death: 02/02/1946
Place of birth: Largo
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: L A C
Theatre of death: R.A.F.V.R. B.A.F.O.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:05 pm    Post subject: Pte. David Hardy Hunter Reply with quote

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Name: HUNTER, DAVID HARDY
Initials: D H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.
Unit Text: 156th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 21/09/1944
Service No: 14411126
Additional information: Son of Robert White Hunter and Jessie Halbert Hunter, of Lundin Links, Fife. Dux Medallist of Leven Secondary School.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 9.
Memorial: GROESBEEK MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: HUNTER
Firstname: David H
Service number: 14411126
Place of birth: Fife
Other: Parachute Regiment
SNWM roll: SCOTSMEN IN VARIOUS UNITS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: Western Europe Campaign, 1944-45
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:17 pm    Post subject: Sgt. A. Miller C.de.G. (Croix de guerre) Reply with quote

Sergeant A. Miller - Croix de guerre

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:21 pm    Post subject: Boy.1. Richard Muckersie Reply with quote

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Name: MUCKERSIE, RICHARD
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Dunedin
Date of Death: 10/09/1939
Service No: P/JX 156034
Additional information: Son of Margaret Muckersie, of Lundin Links, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 34, Column 2.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MUCKERSIE
Firstname: Richard
Service number: P/JX156034
Date of death: 10/09/1939
Place of birth: Wemyss, Fife
SNWM roll: ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINES
Rank: Boy 1
Theatre of death: R.N. H.M.S. Dunedin. At Sea.

Richard Muckerslie was 17 years of age when he died.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:28 pm    Post subject: Pte R. Shepherd Reply with quote

Private R. Shepherd

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