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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:11 pm    Post subject: FRIOCKHEIM Reply with quote

Friokheim - Angus District

The Friokheim war memorial is an obelik on a square pedestal and crowned by an orb. The commemoration and names of the WWI dead are in lead lettering on the faces of the pedestal. The names of the WWII dead are listed on a seperate tablet set at an angle at the base of the pedestal.




WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Mann Alexander Cameron Highlanders Private
Mann John Kings Own Scottish Borderers Lance Corporal
Mann William Gordon Highlanders Private
Martin David Black Watch Sergeant
Middleton Alexander New Zealanders N.Z.E.F. Private
Mitchell James Royal Scots Corporal
Mitchell John Black Watch Private
Mitchell Robert Black Watch Private
Moir Charles Black Watch Sergeant
Murray James K. Black Watch Private
Nicol Alfred J. Black Watch Corporal
Playford Patrick R. Royal Field Artillery Lieutenant
Rennie James Scots Guards Private
Thomson George Highland Light Infantry Private
Thomson Roy B. S.W.Brs. Private
Todd William H. Gordon Highlanders Private
Walker William Black Watch Lance Corporal
Whitton John Black Watch Sergeant Military Medal



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
Donaldson Norman L. Royal Marines
Dorward George J.R. Royal Artillery Gunner
Glass Victor Black Watch R.H. Lance Corporal
Irvine Charles W. R.N.A.S. P.O.
McIntosh Alexander F. Cameron Highlanders Sergeant Q.O.
McIntosh William S. Royal Air Force Flight Sergeant Navigator
Mowatt Alexander D. Royal Air Force Corporal
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:09 am    Post subject: updated photos Reply with quote

This is a lot cleaner now and the lettering is easier to read.

The memorial was unveiled in September 1920.

UKNIWM No: 5676
OS Map ref: NO 598 496









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PostPosted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:41 am    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

Some of the WW1 names on the memorial aren't in the transcribed list above.

The full WW1 list is:

IN
LOVING AND GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THE
MEN OF FRIOCKHEIM AND DISTRICT
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

Side 1
George Batchelor Pte B.W.
William Clark Pte B.W.
Charles Esplin Pte B.W.
Stephen Glass L/Cpl B.W.
Victor Glass C/Sgt B.W.
John Fyfe Pte B.W.
David Martin Sgt B.W.
John Mitchell Pte B.W.
Robert Mitchell Pte B.W.
Charles Moir Sgt B.W.
James K. Murray Pte B.W.
Alfred J. Nicol Cpl B.W.
John Whitton M.M. (Military Medal) Sgt B.W. (later transferred to the M.G.C.)
William Walker L/Cpl B.W.

Side 2
H.A.F.L.C. Beaton Engr Lt R.N.R.
James Burnett Wireless Officer R.N.R. (Not R.N.R. but Merchant Navy)
Alexander A. Forbes Stoker R.N. (Not on CWGC or SNWM until 2011)
Arthur Davidson Pte N.Z.E.F.
Mark Davidson L/Cpl N.Z.E.F.
Robert E. Donaldson Pte Canadians
Thomas Gray Rifleman N.Z.R.B.
John Keir Pte Canadians
Alexander Kidd Sgt Can.Gren.Gds.
Alexander Norman Lawton L/Cpl N.Z.R.B. (Norman Alexander Lawton on CWGC & SNWM)
Alexander Middleton Pte N.Z.E.F.

Side 3
David Adam Air Mech R.A.F.
John S. Fraser C.S.M. Gordon Hrs.
William Hardie Sgt Dragoon Gds.
Arthur Ledingham L/Cpl H.L.I.
George Low Pte London Regiment
Alexander Mann Pte Cameron Hrs.
John Mann L/Cpl K.O.S.B.
William Mann Pte Gordon Hrs.
James Mitchell Cpl Royal Scots
Patrick R. Playford Lt R.F.A.
James Rennie Pte Scots Gds.
George Thomson Pte H.L.I.
Roy B. Thomson Pte S.W. Brs.
William H. Todd Pte Gordon Hrs.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:28 pm    Post subject: Air Mech. David Smith Adam Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: ADAM, DAVID SMITH
Initials: D S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Air Mechanic 1st Class
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Unit Text: 25th Sqdn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 15/03/1919
Service No: 86602
Additional information: Son of David and Jane Adam, of 3, Gardyne St., Friockheim, Arbroath, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 287B.
Cemetery: MARCINELLE NEW COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: ADAM
Firstname: David Smith
Service Number: 86602
Date Death: 18/03/1919
Place of birth: Friockheim Forfar
Other: No.25 Sq.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Rank: Aircraftman. 1st Class
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:31 pm    Post subject: Pte. George Batchelor Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: BATCHELOR, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 21/11/1916
Service No: 4325
Additional information: Foster son of Mrs. J. Smith, of 20, Eastgate, Friockheim, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XX. B. 1.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BATCHELOR
Firstname: George
Service Number: 4325
Date Death: 21/11/1916
Place of birth: Forfar
Other: 6th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:35 pm    Post subject: Eng. Henry Alexander Fullerton L.C. Beaton Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: BEATON, HENRY ALEXANDER FULLERTON
Initials: H A F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Engineer
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Trent."
Age: 38
Date of Death: 15/05/1915
Additional information: Son of David Dewar Beaton and Kate Robertson Ross Beaton; husband of Eva Ferrier Beaton, of 32, Union St., Friockheim, Forfarshire. Born at Friockheim.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 128.
Cemetery: MAALA CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BEATON
Firstname: Henry Alexander Fullerton L C
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL NAVY
Rank: Temporary Engineer
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:46 pm    Post subject: Wire.Op. James Burnett Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: BURNETT
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Wireless Operator
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit Text: S.S. "Hollington" (London)
Date of Death: 02/06/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: BURNETT
Firstname: J
Date Death: 02/06/1917
Place of birth: Forfarshire
SNWM roll: THE MERCANTILE MARINE
Rank: Wireless Operator
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:58 pm    Post subject: Pte. William Clark Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: CLARK, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 05/02/1915
Service No: 1348
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panels 24 to 26.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: CLARK
Firstname: William
Service Number: 1348
Date Death: 05/02/1915
Place of birth: Montrose
Other: 5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:01 pm    Post subject: Pte. Arthur Davidson Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: DAVIDSON, ARTHUR
Initials: A
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 26/09/1916
Service No: 6/2113
Additional information: Son of David and Annie Davidson, of 22, Edward St., Timaru. Native of Forfarshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: CATERPILLAR VALLEY (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: DAVIDSON
Firstname: Arthur
Service Number: 6/2133
Date Death: 26/09/1916
Place of birth: Friockheim
SNWM roll: NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:08 pm    Post subject: L.Cpl. Mark Davidson Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: DAVIDSON, MARK
Initials: M
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 08/10/1918
Service No: 6/4021
Additional information: Son of David and Annie Davidson. Born in Forfarshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 46.
Cemetery: HONNECHY BRITISH CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: DAVIDSON
Firstname: Mark
Service Number: 6/4021
Date Death: 08/10/1918
Place of birth: Friockheim
SNWM roll: NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank: L/Cpl


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:23 pm    Post subject: Pte. Robert Esplin Donaldson Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: DONALDSON, ROBERT ESPLIN
Initials: R E
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 52nd Bn.
Age: 48
Date of Death: 25/05/1917
Service No: 195954
Additional information: Son of James Donaldson; husband of Wilhelmina Donaldson, of 216, York St., Hamilton, Ontario. Served in the South African Campaign. Born at Friockheim, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 8.
Cemetery: LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

SNWM
unlisted
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:37 pm    Post subject: Pte. Charles Gordon Esplin Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: ESPLIN
Initials: C G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 4th/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/07/1918
Service No: 201602
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. D. 8.
Cemetery: VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: ESPLIN
Firstname: Charles Gordon
Service Number: 201602
Date Death: 20/07/1918
Place of birth: Kirkden Forfarshire
Other: 4/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:38 pm    Post subject: Sgt. John S. Fraser Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: FRASER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 25/03/1918
Service No: 235678
Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Duguid Fraser, of 35, City Rd., Brechin, Forfarshire; husband of Ida Edwards Fraser, of Andson St., Friockheim, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8 and 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: FRASER
Firstname: John
Service Number: 235678
Date Death: 25/03/1918
Place of birth: Brechin Forfarshire
Other: 4th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Sgt
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:38 pm    Post subject: Stoker Alexander Anderson Forbes Reply with quote

Alexander Anderson Forbes is unlisted on CWGC or SNWM.
A case for him has been submitted to CWGC (Oct 2010).

[EDIT] In December 2011 he was added to the CWGC register.

CWGC
Name: FORBES, ALEXANDER ANDERSON
Initials: A A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Petty Officer Stoker
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Pembroke II
Age: 45
Date of Death: 30/08/1917
Service No: 276292
Additional information: Son of George and Ann Anderson Forbes, of Newport, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: UNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:35 am    Post subject: Pte. John Fyfe Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: FYFE, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 4th/5th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Service No: 240206
Additional information: Son of Alexander Fyfe, of Kennettles Mill, Forfar.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 37.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: FYFE
Firstname: John
Service Number: 240206
Date Death: 31/07/1917
Place of birth: Friockheim Forfarshire
Other: 4/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte


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