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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:41 am    Post subject: Robbie A Reply with quote

Robbie Andrew 4 S/14940 6th Gordon Highlanders b Maud e Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 25-Mar-18 Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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Scott William P G Pte S/11242 1st Gordon Highlanders b Pennan e Aberdeen 25 Killed in Action F & F 18-Jul-16 Husband of Elizabeth Scott, Bridge Cottage, Millbank, Longside, Aberdeenshire Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:44 am    Post subject: Sim J F Reply with quote

Sim John Fearlie Trimmer 5800TS HM Whaler Black Whale Roval Naval Res. Age 35 Died At Sea 03-Jan-18 Son of George & Amy Sim, Woodside, Brinkley, Maud, Aberdeenshire Native of Aberdour. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 3 Panel 31

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:47 am    Post subject: Stewart R Reply with quote

Stewart Robert A/sjt 6853 DCM 2nd Gordon Highlanders b Slains e Old Deer Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-15 The Gordon Highlanders Pipe Music Collection Vol 1 : XIX : noted for repeated courage near Neuve Chapelle Russian Order of St George. The Pipes of War : page 126. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 11:05 am    Post subject: Stuart J Reply with quote

Stuart James Alfred Rfmn 28556 4th 3rd N Z (Rifle) Brigade b New Deer 03/01/1886 Age 31 Died of Wounds F & F 08-Jun-17 Son of George & Barbara (nee Hunter) Stuart, Mitchell Hill, New Deer. 1911 Census: 3/4: Mitchellhill Age 25. The Roll of Honour Vol IV Page 202 : Photo. Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0285 Plot III Row C Grave 312

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Sutherland John Shand Pte 1232129 Auckland Regiment NZEF b New Deer 11/04/1891 Age 24 Died of Disease Greece 02-Aug-15 Eldest son of James (Engine Attendant) & Annie (nee Shand) Sutherland, Burn's Cottage, Auchreddie Rd. West, New Deer, Aberdeenshire. 1911 Census; James & annie staying at Ducklepool, Culsh. The Roll of Honour Vol II Page 289 : Educated New Deer. Went to NZ 2-8-1911 settled in Tautari as a Contractor. East Murdos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece Greece 10 Plot II Row C Grave 43

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Thomson Leslie Pte 432411 49th Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment) b Aberdeen 21/02/1890 e Edmonton Age 27 Died F & F 14-Apr-16 Son of Charles & Annie Thomson, Middlemuir, Methlick Thompson in some records. Occ: Teamster. Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Vlamertinghe B 006 Plot II Row D Grave 6
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Walker William Spence L/sjt 1532 5th Gordon Highlanders b New Deer e Old Meldrum Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 31-Jul-16 5th son of James Walker, Hood Bedlam, New Deer. Son of Mr & Mrs James Walker, Hardbedlam, New Deer, Aberdeenshire. Buchan Observer: 1914: F Coy. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C AJ 11-08-16 RoH P4 EE 11-08-16 P2

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Whyte William Pte 201371 6th Gordon Highlanders e Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 09-Apr-17 Son of Mrs J Stewart, Drum Cott; New Deer, Maud, Aberdeenshire. Highland Cemetery, Roclincourt Fr 0728 Plot I Row A Grave 08
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George Wildgoose Pte 302758 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Savoch, Aberdeen. 18 May 1891 e Aberdeen Age 26 Killed in Action F & F 01-Aug-17 Son of William & Annie (nee Simpson) Wildgoose, Backhill, Clackriach, Maud, Aberdeenshire. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38

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Simpson Henry Pte 2129147 16th Canadian Inf (Manitoba Regt) New Deer 13/02/1890 Brandon 28 Died of Wounds F & F 02-Sep-18 Son of William Simpson, Cross Hill, New Deer. Occ: Farm Labourer. Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras Fr 1182 Plot VII Row E Grave 63
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2007 5:31 pm    Post subject: Watt Frank Allan Reply with quote

Watt Frank Allan Pte 628225 47th Canadian Inf (Western Ontario Regt) b New Deer 14/07/1881 e River Rupert Age 35 Killed in Action F & F 07-May-17 Son of Mrs Watt, New Deer. Occ: Blacksmith. Vimy Memorial M. R. 23

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of the Second World War names. A flyer who died in the USA whilst training

BEEDIE, THOMAS SIM
Rank: Aircraftsman 2nd Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 26
Date of Death: 03/09/1945
Service No: 1573866
Additional Information: Son of George and Jemmima Beedie of New Deer, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial reference: RAF Plot Grave 19
Cemetery: TERRELL (OAKLAND) MEMORIAL PARK

The RAF plot in the Terrell Memorial Park, Oakland can be seen on the SWGP here: http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/viewtopic.php?p=16959
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The only woman listed on the 39-45 panel

NAPIER, JOSEPHINE
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Age: 26
Date of Death: 05/01/1946
Service No: 431566
Additional information: Daughter of Andrew Napier, and of Agnes Napier, of New Deer.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. C. Grave 924.
Cemetery: NEW DEER CEMETERY

Her older brother who died as a prisoner of the Japanese

NAPIER, JAMES BURR
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 31/07/1942
Service No: 2876793
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Agnes Napier, of New Deer, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 10. A. 15.
Cemetery: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY

And her younger brother lost on the Gustav line in Italy

NAPIER, GEORGE LOGAN
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn. The London Scottish
Age: 23
Date of Death: 14/01/1944
Service No: 2878463
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Agnes Napier, of New Deer, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II, E, 16.
Cemetery: MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of the Napiers listed above had a middle name of Burr and there is a Burr on the memorial. He died as a prisoner of the Germans. 17th Coast Regt were part of the 8th Army so he may have been captured in North Africa.

BURR, FRANK
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 17 Coast Regt.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 25/11/1944
Service No: 925093
Additional information: Son of Ebenezer and Helen Burr, of Stuartfield, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 10. B. 9.
Cemetery: BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY
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