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FOWLIS EASTER, WW1

 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:09 pm    Post subject: FOWLIS EASTER, WW1 Reply with quote

This is the Parish Memorial located outside St Marnocks Church, Fowlis Easter village;




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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: KINNAIRD, The Hon. DOUGLAS ARTHUR
Initials: D A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 24/10/1914
Additional information: Master of Kinnaird. Son of 11th Baron Kinnaird, of Rossie Priory, Inchture, Perthshire. His brother The Hon Arthur Middleton also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 1.
Cemetery: GODEZONNE FARM CEMETERY

Unsure why the Hon. Arthur Middleton Kinnaird is not commemorated here. However both he and the Master of Kinnaird both appear on the Inchture War Memorial, Perthshire.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2007 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Master of Kinnaird, Capt., 2nd Battn. Scots Guards, eldest s. of Arthur Fitzgerald, 11th Lord Kinnaird, K.T., by his wife Mary Alma Victoria, dau. of Sir Andrew Agnew, of Lochnaw, 8th Baronet; b. Rossie Priory, Inchture co. Perth, 20 Aug. 1879; educ. Cheam School, Surrey; Eton and Trinity Collge, Cambridge (b.A. 1901, M.A. 1905); gazetted 2nd Lieut. 3rd Scots Guards, 22 May, 1901, and promoted Lieut. 1 Feb. 1904, and Capt. 3 Feb. 1912; transferring to the 2nd Battn. when the 3rd was disbanded; went to Antwerp with his Battn. in the 7th Division; served through the retreat from that place and was killed in action, 23 Oct. 1914 during one of the numerous rearguard actions, to protect the retirement of the Belgium Army. Buried with another officer at Zonnebeke Farm, near Poligne, Belgium; unm. Captain Kinnaird was in the Volunteer Corps at Eton and Cambridge, and travelled much on the Continent to study art and literature. In 1906, he went to East Africa for big game shooting, and made a large collection of heads and trophies. He also visited India for the Coronation Durbar at Delhi in 1911.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 24, 2010 9:46 pm    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

Pte Robert Berwick Black Watch
L/Cpl James M. Coventry 1st Canadians
Pte George Drew A. & S.H.
Pte Alexander Gabriel Black Watch
Capt The Master of Kinnaird Scots Guards
Segt Charles Millar Black Watch
Pte Andrew Paul Black Watch
Pte Thomas Scott Black Watch
Cpl George Smith Scottish Horse
Pte Charles Stewart Black Watch 4/5
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