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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 5:50 pm    Post subject: Salen, Island of Mull Reply with quote

Salen, Island of Mull
UKNIM Ref no. 44654

The Salen war memorial is a very rustic and simple celtic cross with wheel-head, carved from a red/pink granite and set on a low tapering pedestal.
The memorial is located in front of the kirk.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 5:45 pm    Post subject: Salen. Isle of Mull Reply with quote







Thank you to Priscilla Scott for translation. - Sapper
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 16, 2010 6:57 pm    Post subject: Transcription Salen War Memorial Reply with quote

Here are the names:

Lionel Neil Alexander MacKinnon, Capt., Coldstream Gds.
Gordon Frank Melles, Lieut., East Lancs. R. F. A.
Lachlan MacLean, Cpl., A. & S. Hdrs.
Allan Cameron, Cpl., Gordon Hdrs.
Malcolm MacIntyre, Cpl., Seaforth Hdrs.
Donald Low, L/Cpl., Qs. o. Cam. Hdrs.
John MacLean, Pte., Ks. o. Scott. Hdrs.
Duncan MacLean, Pte., H. L. Infantry
Archibald MacNeill, Pte., Post Office Rfls.
Donald MacLean, Pte., Royal Scots. Fus.
Neil Livingstone, Pte., A. & S. Hdrs
Robert MacIntyre, Gnr., R. G. A.
Walter Jackson, Gnr., R. G. A.
Archibald Clarke, Gnr., R. G. A.
Peter Clarke, Pte., Royal Hdrs.
David Young, Pte., 15 Canadian Hdrs.
Lachlan MacFadyen, Pte., S. African Scott.
John MacPhail, Royal Naval Reserve
John Scott, Royal Naval Reserve
Angus MacLean, Royal Navy
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The first name listed:

MACKINNON, LIONEL NEIL ALEXANDER
Initials: L N A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Coldstream Guards
Secondary Regiment: Nigeria Regiment, W.A.F.F.
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 5th
Date of Death: 24/11/1915
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: ZARIA MEMORIAL

Note he was attached to the Nigeria Regiment at his time of death and is commemorated on the Zaria Memorial in Nigeria.

From CWGC:

Zaria is in Zaria Province in the Northern Region of Nigeria, approximately 81 kilometres by road north of Kaduna.

The Zaria Memorial was erected by the public and commemorates 330 Commonwealth soldiers belonging to the 1st and 5th Battalions of the Nigeria Regiment and No.1 Artillery Battery, Nigeria Regiment who lost their lives during the 1914-1918 War.
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