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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 1:40 pm    Post subject: Golspie War Memorial, Sutherland (T) Reply with quote

Golspie War Memorial, Sutherland
Location: South end of Main Street
OS Ref:NH 829 997

This memorial originally sat at the other end of the village but the A9 had to be closed for the Remembrance Service. It was moved to it's own gardens in the 1970s







Great War names on front of memorial







Second World War on rear





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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 1:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the names transcribed:

1914-1918

BADDON , Andrew G. , Private , Army Service Corps (Motor Transport)
BADDON , Donald , Sergeant , 6th Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers
BAIN , John , Lance Corporal , 5th Bn Cameron Highlanders
BANNERMAN , Charles , Corporal , 1st Bn Seaforth Highlanders
BANNERMAN , John , Sergeant , 6th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
CAMPBELL , Peter , Private , 7th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
CHRISTIAN , Joseph , Sergeant , 2nd Bn Seaforth Highlanders
CLARK. , Duncan , Private , 5th Bn Leicestershire Regiment
DAVIDSON , Robert W , Lieutenant , 10th Bn Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
FORSYTH , William L , Lieutenant , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
FRASER , George , Private , 8th Bn Scottish Rifles
FRASER , James R , Company Sergeant Major , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
GORDON , William , Private , 6th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
GRAY , James , Lance Corporal , New Zealand Expeditionary Force
JOHNSTONE , Daniel McK , Private , Army Service Corps
MacDONALD , Alexander , Sergeant , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacDONALD , Alexander , Private , 173rd Bn Canadian Expeditionary Force
MacDONALD , Donald , Private , 4th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacDONALD , John H , Private , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacDONALD , J , Corporal , Seaforth Highlanders
MacDONALD , William C , Private , 4th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacDONALD , William , Private , 6th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacKAY , Alexander , Private , 4th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacKAY , Thomas H , Private , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacKAY , William G , Private , 2nd Bn Scots Guards
MacKENZIE , John P , Private , 4th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacKENZIE , John , Private , 8th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
McNEIL , John , Private , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MacRAE , Alexander , Ordinary Seaman , Royal Naval Reserve
MATHESON , James , Lieutenant , 4th Bn Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
MATHESON , A , Private , Scottish Rifles
MATHESON , William , Corporal , 1st Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers
MILLAR , John , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
MUNRO , Hector W , Private , 2nd Bn Australian Imperial Force
MUNRO , Jack , Private , 8th Bn London Regiment (P.O. Rifles)
MUNRO , John A , Regimental Sergeant Major , 7/8th Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers
MUNRO , William M , Sergeant , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
MURRAY , James , Private , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
OLIVER , Hugh , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
OLIVER , David , Corporal , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
OLIVER , Donald , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
ROSS , Sackville , Sergeant , Seaforth Highlanders
SUTHERLAND , Alexander K , Sergeant , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
SUTHERLAND , Alexander , Gunner , Royal Garrison Artillery
SUTHERLAND , Alexander , Lance Corporal , 2nd Bn Seaforth Highlanders
SUTHERLAND , Andrew , Sergeant , 2nd Bn Royal Highlanders (Black Watch)
SUTHERLAND , D , Private , Australian Imperial Force
SUTHERLAND , David A J , Corporal , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
SUTHERLAND , James , Ordinary Seaman , Royal Naval Reserve
SUTHERLAND , John A , Ordinary Seaman , Royal Naval Reserve
SUTHERLAND , Roderick , Private , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
SUTHERLAND , Thomas , Regimental Sergeant Major , 8th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
WHATMORE , George H , Private , 4th Bn The Dorsetshire Regiment

1939-1945

BELL , David M F , Flight Sergeant , 49 Squadron, Royal Air Force
CAMPBELL , David A , Sergeant , 1st Bn The Seaforth Highlanders
DALY , William J , Lance Corporal , Royal Armoured Corps
INNES , A C , Corporal , The Seaforth Highlanders
MacDONALD , Angus , Sergeant , Royal Air Force
MacKAY , Mary M , Sister , Territorial Army Nursing Service
MacKAY , William , Private , 2/4th Australian Machine Gun Bn
MATHESON , William , Private , The Seaforth Highlanders
MELVILLE , Cathel , Lance Sergeant , Scots Guards
MENNIE , Richard , Lieutenant MD , Royal Army Medical Corps
MUNRO , Alexander J W , Steward , Royal Navy
MUNRO , Hector W , Private , Pioneer Corps
ROBERTSON , David P , Engineer Officer , Merchant Navy
ROSS , Robert , Driver , Royal Army Service Corps
SHAW , John , Private , 5th Bn The Seaforth Highlanders
SUTHERLAND , Andrew C , Leading Seaman , Royal Naval Patrol Service
SUTHERLAND , Robert D J , Sergeant (Aircrew) , 115 Squadron, Royal Air Force
SUTHERLAND , William , Ordinary Seaman , Royal Navy Patrol Service
THOMSON , John , Gunner , Royal Artillery


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This casualty appears on the Strathardle War Memorial, Perthshire. Given the place of birth & matching details I assume one & the same as listed on Golspie;

Surname MacDONALD
Firstname Alexander
Service Number 711
Date Death 13/11/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Golspie Sutherlandshire
Other 5th Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: MacDONALD, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Service No: 711
Additional information: Son of John and Margaret MacDonald, of The Kennels, Ashintully, Kirkmichael, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 12.
Cemetery: MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mark

Many thanks for this extra information. I had just posted my list of Sutherland Great War names beginning with Mac / Mc
this afternoon. I have updated Pte MacDonald's entry with you information.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For more information on the names on this memorial please go to the appropriate list on this forum using the link below

First World War

Sutherland’s Great War Dead A-E

Sutherland’s Great War Dead F-L

Sutherland’s Great War Dead Mc / Mac

Sutherland’s Great War Dead M

Sutherland’s Great War Dead N-R

Sutherland’s Great War Dead S-Y

Second World War

Sutherland’s Second World War Dead A-L

Sutherland’s Second World War Dead Mc / Mac

Sutherland’s Second World War Dead M-Z

Post-War

Sutherland’s Post-1945 War Dead

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is the original War Memorial at Golspie at the corner of Ferry Road and Station Road before it was moved
to its own gardens at the end of Church Street



John Alexander Munro - Golspie War Memorial



William Munro - Golspie War Memorial




Golspie War Memorial-2006


Remembrance Day 2005

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Remembering Willie & Jack Munro and William G. Mackay
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MUNRO, JOHN ALEXANDER
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Regimental Serjeant Major
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 7th/8th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 12/04/1917
Service No: 10537
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of William and Hughina Munro, of Baddon, Golspie, Sutherland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. G. 18.
Cemetery: FEUCHY CHAPEL BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The following casualty is also listed on Scone War Memorial, Perthshire;
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=271&highlight=scone

Surname SUTHERLAND
Firstname Alexander
Service Number 45439
Date Death 06/08/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Golspie Sutherland
Other
SNWM roll ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY
Rank Gnr
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: SUTHERLAND
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 25th Siege Bty.
Date of Death: 06/08/1916
Service No: 45439
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 7.
Cemetery: PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY, MARICOURT

Gunner Alexander Sutherland, R.G.A., was born at Golspie, Sutherlandshire, on May 20th, 1884, and was eductaed at Golspie Public School. At an early age he joined the Navy, which he left when he was 21. He subsequently worked as a miner at Bonnyrigg, Mid-Lothian. At the time of his enlistment in the Army he was employed on the Perth Corporation Tramways. He enlisted on October 16th, 1914, and was killed on the Somme on August 6th, 1916. He is buried in Peronne Road British Cemetery, south of Albert. He married Irvina Davidson, by whom and 5 children he is survived.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:10 am    Post subject: Smn, Alexander MacRae Reply with quote

WW1
Alex. MacRae, Seaman R.N.R

(Glasgow Herald 3rd April 1915)
"Alex. MacRae, R.N.R. who was accidentally killed at Cromarty on Sunday morning, was interred in Golspie Churchyard yesterday with military honours. The funeral was largely attended."

CWGC
MACRAE, A
Rank: Seaman
Service No: 3542/A
Date of Death: 28/03/1915
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve H.M. Trawler "Magpie."
Grave Reference 259.
Cemetery: GOLSPIE CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Annie Macrae.

SNWM
Surname: McRAE
Firstname: Alexander
Service Number: 3542 A
Date Death: 28/03/1915
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL NAVY
Rank: Seaman
Theatre of death: R.N.R. H.M. Trawler "MAGPIE"
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WW1
Duncan Clark, Pte. Leicesters

(Glasgow Herald 1st June 1915)
"Private D. Clark, B Company 5th Leicester Regiment, who is a native of Golspie, was shot by a sniper while on sentry duty. His parents received word on Friday of his death. He lived for half an hour after being shot. He was well known in Golspie, and before enlisting was in the service of Lord and Lady Castlereagh. A sympathetic message was received from Lord and Lady Castlereagh by the parents on Friday."

CWGC
CLARKE, D
Rank: Private
Service No: 1956
Date of Death: 17/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Leicestershire Regiment 1st/5th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. C. 12.
Cemetery: LINDENHOEK CHALET MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Mr. J. Clarke, of Painter, East End, Golspie, Sutherland.

SNWM
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

P. CAMPBELL, PTE. SEAFORTHS.

Named on the Kelso War Memorial in Roxburghshire as:

PTE. PETER CAMPBELL.
Peter Campbell – age 36 – Private (S/40021) 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
Peter enlisted in December 1915 as Private (4937) and was posted to the 2nd Seaforths before transferring to the 7th Battalion.
Born 1881 in Kildonan, Sutherland. Son of Peter and Elizabeth (Gilchrist) Campbell of Golspie, Sutherland. Husband of Jane (Millar or Robson) Campbell of 46 Wood Market, Kelso who he married in 1903 in Edinburgh.
Missing in Action on 12 October 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
Also named on the Kelso Trinity Church memorial.
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