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SCOONIE PARISH, WW2, LEVEN

 
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:22 am    Post subject: SCOONIE PARISH, WW2, LEVEN Reply with quote

The Scoonie WW2 Memorial takes the form of a wall which has been erected behind the Great War Monument. It bears the dates 1939 & 1949 either side. 'Bronze' plaques, with names of the fallen, have been affixed thereto;

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote





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PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For the First World War memorial see here

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some of the names

DUNCAN, JOHN
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit Text: 2nd Lothians and Border Horse
Age: 29
Date of Death: 07/01/1943 (Lost at sea)
Service No: 7935021
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 5.
Memorial: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL

DEMPSTER, ELIZABETH SMITH
Initials: E S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftwoman
Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Age: 25
Date of Death: 16/08/1946
Service No: 2040475
Additional information: Daughter of Elizabeth Rose Cunningham Dempster, of Leven.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Compt. 27. Grave 619.
Cemetery: SCOONIE CEMETERY

McLUCKIE, ADAM CUBIE
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 28/01/1944
Service No: 2825163
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam McLuckie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: CASSINO MEMORIAL

REID, ANDREW
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Reconnaissance Corps
Unit Text: 56th Regt.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 29/04/1943
Service No: 3322284
Additional information: Son of David and Agnes Reid; husband of Isabella Reid, of Kennoway, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 6.
Cemetery: MASSICAULT WAR CEMETERY

WARRENDER, JOHN
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
Unit Text: 7th
Age: 21
Date of Death: 17/04/1945
Service No: 14226106
Additional information: Son of Beatrice Warrender, of Leven, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 5. A. 10.
Cemetery: BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the Merchant Seamen

CAMPBELL, RANDOLPH FRANCIS DAVID
Rank: Chief Engineer Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Jalapadma (Bombay)
Age: 62
Date of Death: 14/04/1944
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 58.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

DUFF, JAMES I. P.
Rank: Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Oropos (Greece)
Age: 18
Date of Death: 21/12/1942
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Duff, of Kennoway, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 77.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

FINLAY, GEORGE
Rank: Boy
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Hindpool (West Hartlepool)
Age: 16
Date of Death: 08/03/1941
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 57.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

GARTSHORE, JOHN BLACK
Rank: Assistant Cook
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. Rosewood (London)
Age: 20
Date of Death: 09/03/1943
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 88.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

HERD, ALEXANDER PEARSON
Rank: Fireman and Trimmer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Chulmleigh (London)
Age: 28
Date of Death: 09/11/1942
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 28.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
*Middle name S on memorial but this is the right man. He was born in leven according to the SNWM*

I'm not 100% sure the next two are right but I'm confident enough to think they are the right men to post them here

SMITH, GEORGE HOUNAM
Rank: Junior Engineer
Regiment/Service: Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy)
Unit Text: H.M.S. Voltaire
Date of Death: 09/04/1941
Service No: 199718
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 23, Column 2.
Memorial: LIVERPOOL NAVAL MEMORIAL


SMITH, WILLIAM
Rank: Chief Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Aelybryn (London)
Age: 29
Date of Death: 11/03/1943
Additional information: Son of Arthur Gerrard Smith and Margaret Dunsmore Dickor Smith; husband of Agnes Abercrombie Smith, of Methil, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 2.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Royal Navy and RM

BEVERIDGE, WILLIAM WARRENDER
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Quorn
Age: 24
Date of Death: 03/08/1944
Service No: P/MX 88880
Additional information: Son of John and Elsie Warrender Beveridge; husband of Elizabeth G. B. Beveridge, of Innerleven, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 85, Column 1.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

BLYTH, HENRY BUTTERS
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Royal Oak
Age: 23
Date of Death: 14/10/1939
Service No: P/SSX 20210
Additional information: Son of Thomas A. and Ann Blyth, of Leven, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 33, Column 2.
Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

CHEAPE, ROBERT
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Boadicea
Age: 32
Date of Death: 13/06/1944
Service No: C/KX 141871
Additional information: Son of William and Janet Cheape, of Leven, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 77, 3.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

COWPER, JOHN BERNARD
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Goodall
Age: 22
Date of Death: 29/04/1945
Service No: C/JX 391733
Additional information: Son of John S. and Elizabeth M. Cowper, of Leven, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 80, 3.
Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

The Royal Marine I think is this man

WILSON, JAMES
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Marines
Unit Text: H.M.S. Renown.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 27/11/1945
Service No: PLY/X 2154
Additional information: Son of James and Thomasina Wilson; husband of Gladys Wilson, of Liverpool.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. 33. C. of E. Grave 528.
Cemetery: LIVERPOOL (ALLERTON) CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unusually this memorial holds the names of two men from the Royal Army Pay Corps.

GORDON, JOHN LESSELS
Rank:
Private
Service No:
7661757
Date of Death:
17/06/1940
Age:
21
Regiment/Service:
Royal Army Pay Corps
Panel Reference:
Column 148.
Memorial:
DUNKIRK MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of James Gordon and of Jessie Gordon, of Leven, Fife.

CLACHER, ALEXANDER JOHNSTON
Rank:
Private
Service No:
7663275
Date of Death:
17/06/1940
Age:
20
Regiment/Service:
Royal Army Pay Corps
Panel Reference:
Column 148.
Memorial:
DUNKIRK MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of David and Reston Clacher, of Leven, Fife.

The were amongst 24 men of the RAPC killed in the sinking of the Lancastria.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Leven Mail - Wednesday 30 November 1949

Are These Names Correct? Burgh of Leven and Parish of Scoonie War Memorial (Full list of names with full address, regiment, rank and decorations)
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Leven Mail - Wednesday 13 September 1950

GENERAL NOTICES BURGH OF LEVEN AND PARISH OF SCOONIE UNVEILING OF WAR MEMORIAL
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