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PostPosted: Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:05 pm    Post subject: Kilmorich Parish, Cairndow Reply with quote

Cairndow - Argyll & Bute, Cowal District

Cairndow war memorial is a pink rustic granite celtic cross standing on a cairn outside the village by the side of Loch Fyne.
The memorial was erected by Glasgow monumental sculptors Messrs. Scott Rae, the daybook entry reads:
'Order No, 5131, Cairndow, Red rustic cross, Erected February 1920, Daybook 104'.




WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Bell Malcolm Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 7th Lance Corporal
Bell Robert Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 8th Sergeant
Fletcher James M. Royal Navy R.N.D. Leading Seaman
Galloway David United States Army 28th Regiment Private
Luke John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 8th Sergeant
McCallum Archibald Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 8th Private
McDonald Kenneth C. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 8th Private
Noble Marc Andrew Royal Field Artillery Lieutenant
Pender Hamish C. Ceils Gordon Highlanders 2nd. Lieutenant
Smilie John W. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 8th Private


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 07, 2007 10:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I note an American regiment on this one. Not that common but you do see them occasionally

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 2:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UKNIM Ref no. 53191
OS map ref: NN185113




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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:05 am    Post subject: Pte. Archibald McCallum Reply with quote

jamiemcginlay wrote:
McCallum Archibald Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 8th Private


(Glasgow Herald 1st of December 1916)
"Killed in action, on the 13th last, Private Archibald McCallum, A. and S. Highlanders, aged 23 years, eldest son of Archibald and Mrs McCallum, Glenfyne, Cairndow, and grandson of Archibald McCallum, Post Office, St Catherine's, Lochfyne."

Name: McCALLUM, ARCHIBALD
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 8th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Service No: 1975
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Catherine McCallum, of Glen Fyne, Cairndow, Inveraray, Argyll.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 10.
Cemetery: MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET
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