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BLACK WATCH 2ND BATTALION, PERTH

 
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:56 pm    Post subject: BLACK WATCH 2ND BATTALION, PERTH Reply with quote

Located in St. Matthews Church, Tay Street, Perth. A rather unusual memorial to 14 men of the 2nd Batt. Black Watch who lost their lives in a cyclone which struck the Bay of Bengal on 16th October 1942;

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Name: BROWN, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2885619
Additional information: Son of W. Brown and Susan Brown, of Dalkeith, Midlothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row F. Grave 29.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: CLAGUE, THOMAS HARRISON
Initials: T H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2760901
Additional information: Son of John Clague and Lizzie Dowell Clague, of Sutton, Keighley, Yorkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row F. Grave 25.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: CROCKETT, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 3316732
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row F. Grave 24.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: DAVIDSON, MICHAEL
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 3322773
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Davidson, of Morpeth, Northumberland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 67.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: FERGUSON, CHARLES IRVINE ANGUS
Initials: C I A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2879379
Additional information: Son of Charles Edward Hamilton Ferguson and Winefrid Hannah Ferguson, of Hobart, Tasmania.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 66.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: GARDINER, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2759914
Additional information: Son of Peter and Mary Edment, of Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 65.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: HARPER, SCOTT
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2763023
Additional information: Son of Scott and Lily Joan Harper, of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 64.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: MILNE, TINDAL CANDY
Initials: T C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2754747
Additional information: Son of Mrs. E. Milne, of Arbroath, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 60.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: McBETH, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2756191
Additional information: Son of Robert and Martha McBeth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 63.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: McLEAN, GEORGE DUNCAN
Initials: G D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2889115
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 62.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: McNAUGHTON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2756952
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 61.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: PALMER, EDWARD
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 3318252
Additional information: Son of Patrick Palmer and of Catherine Palmer, of Govan, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 59.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: PATERSON, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 2885092
Additional information: Son of William and Annie Paterson, of Possilpark, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 57.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY

Name: PATERSON, ALEXANDER BARBOUR
Initials: A B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 16/10/1942
Service No: 3133467
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot O. Row G. Grave 58.
Cemetery: CALCUTTA (BHOWANIPORE) CEMETERY
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