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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 2009 7:28 pm    Post subject: FLISK Reply with quote

Thanks to Mrs Aase Goldsmith for the photographs and for the information.





Flisk School
In memory of those heroic old pupils and men of Flisk who fell in the War
1914-1919
Pte. James Crawford, R.S.
Sergt. Peter Grant, R.S.
Pte. John M. Dingwall, R.S.F.
Pte. Peter Black, Black Watch
Cpl. Alex Crawford, "
Pte. John Hall, "
Pte. David Kirk, "
Sergt. John Kirk, "
Cpl. George Lowden, "
Pte. John Panton, "
Pte. James Pearson, "
Pte. George Trail, "
Sergt. George Smith, H.L.I.
L.Cpl. Matthew Smith, Gordon Hrs.
Pte. Alex Gray, Royal Warwicks

And on the bottom bit,: PRO PATRIA.

The Old Schoolhouse, Flisk, is privately owned. The plaque is dark marble with light lettering, on front of building on the high road to Newburgh, but very easily overlooked (grey on grey, on greyish stone building)
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 24, 2010 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Location: Old Schoolhouse, between Logie Farm and Belhelvie
OS Ref: NO 303 216
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

According to a query by Kate Douglas of Flisk, in the Courier recently, regarding any info on those named on the school memorial at Flisk, she mentioned the school closed in 1982.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:07 pm    Post subject: Sgt. Peter Grant Reply with quote

CWGC
GRANT, PETER
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 350017
Date of Death: 24/03/1918
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 9th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 13 and 14.
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: GRANT
Firstname: Peter
Service Number: 350017
Date Death: 24/03/1918
Place of birth: East Linton
Other: 9th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:12 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Mitchell Dingwall Reply with quote

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DINGWALL, JOHN MITCHELL
Rank: Private
Service No: 11003
Date of Death: 31/10/1914
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers "A" Coy. 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 19 and 33.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of David Mason Dingwall; of The Schoolhouse, Flisk, Newburgh, Fife, and the late Jeannie Mitchell Dingwall.

SNWM
Surname: DINGWALL
Firstname: John
Service Number: 11003
Date Death: 31/10/1914
Place of birth: Newburgh Fifeshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:21 pm    Post subject: Pte. Peter Black Reply with quote

Peter Black of the 7th Btn. Black Watch died of "other causes", whatever that means, aged 22.

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BLACK, PETER
Rank: Private
Service No: 6744
Date of Death: 18/09/1916
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. B. 1.
Cemetery: TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK

SNWM
Surname: BLACK
Firstname: P
Service Number: 6744
Date Death: 18/09/1916
Other: 1/4th Bn. (1/7th?)
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:42 pm    Post subject: Cpl. Alexander Crawford Reply with quote

Possibly died in England of wounds as his death was not reported in Scotland.

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CRAWFORD, A
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 9696
Date of Death: 06/06/1919
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: L 33.
Cemetery: CUPAR NEW CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Catherine Crawford, of 6, Newtown, Cupar.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:47 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Hall Reply with quote

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HALL, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 1666
Date of Death: 13/11/1914
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: III. A. 56.
Cemetery: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY
Additional Information: Native of Cupar, Fife. Son of David and Jessie Hall, of 5, Eden Valley Row, Freuchie, Fife.

SNWM
Surname: HALL
Firstname: John
Service Number: 1666
Date Death: 13/11/1914
Place of birth: Cupar
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:10 pm    Post subject: Pte. George Lowden Reply with quote

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LOWDEN, GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service No: 3/2613
Date of Death: 18/05/1915
Age: 18
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Bn.
Panel Reference Panels 24 to 26.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of the late Mrs. John Lowden.

SNWM
Surname: LOUDEN (Lowden)
Firstname: George
Service Number: 3/2613
Date Death: 18/05/1915
Place of birth: Dundee
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:13 pm    Post subject: Pte. John Panton Reply with quote

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PANTON, J
Rank: Private
Service No: 266167
Date of Death: 01/04/1917
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st/6th Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. B. 12.
Cemetery: MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: PANTON
Firstname: John
Service Number: 266167
Date Death: 01/04/1917
Place of birth: Dumbog (Dunbog) Fife
Other: 6th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:17 pm    Post subject: Pte. James Pearson Reply with quote

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PEARSON, JAMES
Rank: Private
Service No: 201274
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 4th/5th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 37.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Pearson, of Denmuir, Newburgh, Fife.

SNWM
Surname: PEARSON
Firstname: James
Service Number: 201274
Date Death: 31/07/1917
Place of birth: Cupar Fife
Other: 4/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:43 pm    Post subject: Pte. George Trail Reply with quote

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TRAIL, GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service No: S/8707
Date of Death: 20/09/1916
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 10 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: TRAIL
Firstname: George
Service Number: S/8707
Date Death: 20/09/1916
Place of birth: Abernethy Perthshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:59 pm    Post subject: Matthew Jarvie & George Smith Reply with quote

The Smith Brothers Matthew and George.

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SMITH, GEORGE
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 13738
Date of Death: 24/06/1917
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 15th Bn.
Grave Reference: 1712.
Cemetery: ADINKERKE CHURCHYARD EXTENSION
Additional Information: Son of George and Mary Smith, of 248, Paisley Rd., Glasgow.

SNWM
Surname: SMITH
Firstname: George
Service Number: 13738
Date Death: 24/06/1917
Place of birth: Glasgow
Other: 15th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: F.& F.

CWGC
SMITH, MATTHEW JARVIE
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 1457
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 115 to 119.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of George and Mary Smith, of 248, Paisley Rd., Glasgow.

SNWM
Surname: SMITH
Firstname: Matthew
Service Number: 1457
Date Death: 25/09/1915
Place of birth: Barony Lanarkshire
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: L/Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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GRAY, ALEX
Rank: Private
Service No: 267239
Date of Death: 19/07/1916
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd/7th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 22 to 25.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Henry and Helen Gray, of Coultra Bank Cottages, Gauldry, Wormit, Fifeshire.

SNWM
Surname: GRAY
Firstname: Alex
Service Number: 267239
Date Death: 10/07/1916 (19/07/1916 ?)
Place of birth: Glasgow
Other: 2/7th Bn., formerly 1304, High. Cyc. Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:24 pm    Post subject: Sgt. John Kirk Reply with quote

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KIRK, JOHN
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 8103
Date of Death: 12/04/1918
Age: 38
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st/6th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. A. 22.
Cemetery: PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Catherine and Andrew Crawford (stepfather); husband of Christina Kirk, of 16, Railway Place, Cupar, Fifeshire. Native of Cupar. Served in the South African Campaign.

SNWM
Surname: KIRK
Firstname: John
Service Number: 8103
Date Death: 12/04/1918
Place of birth: Markinch Fife
Other: 6th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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