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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:35 pm    Post subject: EDZELL Reply with quote

Edzell - Angus District, Brechin Landward
UKNIWM Ref no. 5677

The Edzell war memorial is a grey granite obelisk with a wreath carved in relief on the face of the pedestal. The commemoration and names of the dead are set in lead lettering on the faces of the pedestal.
There is an unusual proportion of Canadians listed on the monument.






WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
ADAM JAMES CANADIANS CORPORAL
BAIRNER JOHN GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
BEGG WILLIAM BLACK WATCH SECOND LIEUTENANT
BELFORD THOMAS CANADIANS PRIVATE
BIRSE ROBERT ROYAL ENGINEERS CORPORAL
CAMERON STEWART G. GORDON HIGHLANDERS CORPORAL
CHAPLIN ANDREW AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY SERGEANT
DAWSON JAMES G. BLACK WATCH PRIVATE
DUNBAR WILLIAM T. CANADIANS SERGEANT
DUNCAN JOHN LOW GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
FERRIER HUGH W. ROYAL AIR FORCE CORPORAL
FERRIER JOHN K. RIFLE BRIGADE SECOND LIEUTENANT
GARDEN NORVAL R. BLACK WATCH PRIVATE
HAMPTON DAVID CANADIANS SERGEANT
HUNTER WILLIAM GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE
MCGREGOR JAMES SCOTTISH HORSE SERGEANT
PATTERSON CHARLES L. KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS PRIVATE
REID WALTER CANADIANS PRIVATE
RITCHIE GEORGE CANADIANS PRIVATE 53RD. CANADIANS
RITCHIE JAMES W. BLACK WATCH CORPORAL 1ST DEPOT BATTALION CANADIANS
SILVER FRANK GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE ROYAL CANADIAN GARRISON ARTILLERY
SMITH WILLIAM SCOTTISH RIFLES PRIVATE 10TH CANADIANS
VALENTINE JOSEPH BLACK WATCH LANCE CORPORAL PRINCESS PATRICIA'S CANADIAN LIGHT INFANTRY
WILSON WILLIAM J.L. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 3RD. CANADIANS



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
DALLAS WILLIAM J. BLACK WATCH PRIVATE
EDWARDS R.J. ROYAL CORPS OF SIGNALS ATT. SP. H.D.
FALCONER JAMES ROYAL AIR FORCE SERGEANT
GORDON JOHN B. ROYAL AIR FORCE FLIGHT LIEUTENANT
INNES GEORGE A. ROYAL ARTILLERY GUNNER
SCOTT RONALD J. NORFOLK YEOMANRY SERGEANT
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This man listed on the Second World War panel of the memorial was part of the ill-fated commando raid on the Norsk Hydro heavy water factory at Rjukan in Norway. He is also commemorated on the Operation Freshman Memorial at Skitten in Caithness.

FALCONER, JAMES
Rank: Sergeant (Flt. Engr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Age: 20
Date of Death: 20/11/1942
Service No: 573120
Additional information: Son of Edward Smith and Jessie Falconer, of Edzell, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 5.
Cemetery: Helleland Churchyard, Norway
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 6:10 pm    Post subject: Farrier-Sergeant James McGregor (1881-1915) Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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WW2 Names.








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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:43 pm    Post subject: James Adam Reply with quote

James Adam Cpl 440637 5th Canadian Inf (Saskatchewan Regt) B Coy b Edzell 22/08/1884 Age 28 Killed in Action F & F 16-Aug-17 Son of Thomas & Susan Adam, Wordie's Cottages, Church St; Edzell. Occ: Blacksmith. Vimy Memorial M. R. 23
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:44 pm    Post subject: John Williamson Bairner Reply with quote

John Williamson Bairner Pte S/13285 1st Gordon Highlanders b Edzell e Brechin Killed in Action F & F 03-Apr-16 Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Nelson Bairner, Dalfouper, Edzell, Forfarshire. Mother: Alexanderina Bairner. Father's Occ: Hotel Keeper: Star Hotel Church St; Edzell. Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery, Zillebeke B 132 Plot VI Row B Grave 19
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:45 pm    Post subject: William Begg Reply with quote

William Begg 2nd Lt 5th Black Watch Age 27 Died F & F 13-Nov-16 Son of William and Helen Begg, St. Agnes Cottage, Duke St., Brechin, Forfarshire. Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery Fr 0221 Row B Grave 7
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:46 pm    Post subject: Thomas Belford Reply with quote

Thomas Belford Pte 3352299 1st Canadian Inf (Saskatchewan Regt) b Edzell 12/01/1888 e Regina Age 30 Died of Pneumonia Canada 25-Oct-18 Son of William and Margaret Ann Belford, 31, Church St., Edzell, Forfarshire, Scotland. Occ: Accountant. Regina Cemetery, Saskachewan, Canada G. 39. 3. A.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:47 pm    Post subject: Robert Birse Reply with quote

Robert Birse A/2nd/Cpl 251901 33rd Royal Engineers (Railways) b Hillside, Forfar. e Liverpool r Edzell Died of Wounds F & F 25-Apr-18 33rd Light Railway Operating Coy. Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinghe B 003 Plot XIV Row C Grave 2
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:48 pm    Post subject: Stewart G Cameron Reply with quote

Stewart G Cameron Cpl S/10795 2nd Gordon Highlanders b Careston, Forfar. e Leith Killed in Action F & F 02-Apr-17 Son of James Glen Cameron, Farmer & Annie Cameron. 1901 Census: Lochside Farm Lethnot Rd; Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:50 pm    Post subject: Andrew Chaplin Reply with quote

Andrew Chaplin Sjt 295205 12th Royal Scots Fusiliers b Brechin e Ayr r Edzell Killed in Action Palestine 22-May-17 Son of Andrew Chaplin, Farmer, Hallhill, on the Estate of Balfour. Ayrshire Yeomanry. Gaza War Cemetery, Israel Is 08 Plot XXXI Row D Grave 3 Edzell & Fettercairn
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:51 pm    Post subject: James Crabb Dawson Reply with quote

James Crabb Dawson Pte 292845 7th Black Watch b Montrose e Montrose Died of Wounds F & F 16-Apr-17 St Nicholas British Cemetery Fr 0097 Plot I Row C Grave 14
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:52 pm    Post subject: William Thomas Dunbar Reply with quote

William Thomas Dunbar Sjt 1274201 Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery b Madras, India 26/01/1874 e Halifax, NS Age 45 Died Canada 13-Mar-19 Son of Laura Dunbar, of 48, High St., Edzell, Brechin, Scotland, and the late William Dunbar. Mother Laura Sherrit. Occ: Soldier. 1911 Census: No 30 Coy RGA, Upton, Osmington, Nr Weymouth, Dorset, England. Halifax (Fort Massey)Cemetery, Nova Scotia, Canada Can S. E. G. 32.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:54 pm    Post subject: John Low Duncan Reply with quote

John Low Duncan Pte S/9569 2nd Gordon Highlanders b Leslie, Fife e Kincardine Age 21 Died of Wounds F & F 04-Oct-15 Son of Alex & Betsy Duncan, Moon Cottage, Keir, Dunblane. Native of Edzell. 1901 Census: High St; Father's Occ: Shepherd. St Sever Cemetery, Rouen Fr 0145 Plot A Row 11 Grave 35
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:55 pm    Post subject: Hugh W Ferrier Reply with quote

Hugh W Ferrier Cpl R A F Fettercairn Died Son of John Ferrier, Dalladies, Edzell. Mother: Mary Elizabeth Kinmont. B 1899.
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