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Torosay War Memorial, Mull

 
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:41 pm    Post subject: Torosay War Memorial, Mull Reply with quote

Torosay War Memorial, Craignure, Mull, Argyll & Bute
Location: In front of church. Beside A849. 5 minutes stroll from Ferry terminal.
OS Ref: NM 721 367
Memorial Type: Cross
UKNIWM Ref: 5982

A small memorial at Craignure. if you are waiting for the ferry back to Oban take a little stroll over to this memorial.





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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Torosay WM, Craignure, Mull

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF TOROSAY WHO FELL IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914-1918

MacKay, Harry Military Cross, Captain, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
Bennet, Thomas Lance Corporal, Royal Engineers
Davey, Percy Private, King’s Own Scottish Borderers
MacArthur, Samuel Private, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
MacGregor, Donald Lance Corporal, Army Service Corps
MacKay, Colin Private, Royal Highlanders
Stewart, John MacPhail Signaller, Royal Engineers

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN
THIS; THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS
LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:58 am    Post subject: Percy Frank Davey Reply with quote

Percy Frank Davey, born Jul/Aug/September Quarter, 1877, Stow, Suffolk

CWGC:
Rank: Private
Regiment: King’s Own Scottish Borderrs, 6th Battalion
No: 26021
Date of Death: 23rd June 1917
Age: 40
Buried: Brighton City (Bear Road) Cemetery. Grave Ref: ZHN 13.
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Emma Davey. Husband of Annie Davey, Post Office, Port of Menteith Station, Stirlingshire. Born at Bury St. Edmunds.

SNWM:
Rank: Private
Regiment: King’s Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Battalion
No: 26021
Place of Birth: Rattleton, Suffolk
Date of Death: 23rd June 1917
Place of Death: France & Flanders
Cause of Death: Died of wounds

Commemorated: Kippen Civic Memorial & Torosay Memorial, Isle of Mull

Kippen: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=729&highlight=kippen

He is not listed on Port of Menteith Church Memorial which is classed as being the area's Civic Memorial.

SDGW: Percy F. Davey, Private, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, 6th Battalion, No. 26021
Born Rattleton, Suffolk, resided Port of Menteith, Died of wounds 23rd June 1917

Effects: Pte. Percy Davey, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, No. 26021. Died at Pavillion General Hospital, Brighton. 23rd June 1917. Widow Annie

Stirling Observer, 5th January 1918, ‘Kippen in 1917’
The passing year of war has exacted a heavy toll from the manhood of the village, the following has paid the supreme sacrifice: Private Percy F. Davey.

1901 Census, Living at Lochdonhea Crofters House, Torosay, Isle of Mull, Argyll (Transcription)
Mother-in-Law Sarah McFarlane, Head, Crofter, born c1837, Muchairn, Argyll
Annie Davie [Annie McFarlane], age 31, daughter, Laundress, born c1870, Torosay
Percy Frank Davey, age 26, Son-in-Law, Agricultural Labourer, born c1875, England
Malcolm Allan Davey, age 3, born Torosay, Argyll
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McKAY, HARRY.
Rank:Captain
Date of Death:10/04/1918
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Cameron Highlanders 4th Bn.
Awards:M C
Grave Reference:IV. C. 15.
Cemetery:BROWN'S ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, FESTUBERT
Additional Information:Son of Archibald and Johan McKay, of 54, Carnarvon St., Glasgow.


London Gazette
Publication date:8 January 1918 Supplement:30466Page:625
2nd Lt. Harry Mackay, Cam. Highrs.
"For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to
duty. When all his company officers had
become casualties, he led his men to their
objective under heavy machine-gun fire with
great determination, and at a critical moment,
when the battalion in front had to
withdraw, went forward and rallied a number
of stragglers, whom he organised and
used for the defence of his own position. He
displayed the greatest coolness and the finest
leadership.

and his brother
MACKAY, COLIN
.
Rank:Private
Service No:315169
Date of Death:18/10/1918
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) "A" Coy. 13th (Scottish Horse) Bn.
Grave Reference:III. D. 4.
Cemetery:HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU
Additional Information:Son of Archibald and Johan Mackay, of 54, Carnarvon St., Glasgow. Native of Torosay, Isle of Mull.
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BENNETT, THOMAS MAITLAND.
Rank:Sapper
Service No:418321
Date of Death:04/11/1918
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers 24th Signal Coy.
Grave Reference:H. 5.
Cemetery:VILLERS-POL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information:Brother of Christina Bennett, of Lochdonhead, Auchnacraig, Isle of Mull.
SNWM - Place of birth Torosay Argyllshire


MacARTHUR, SAMUEL.
Rank:Private
Service No:35035
Date of Death:26/04/1918
Age:21
Regiment/Service:King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 9th Bn.
Panel Reference:Panel 108 to 111.
Memorial:TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Samuel and Christine MacArthur, of Kilpatrick, Auchnacraig, Isle of Mull.
SNWM - Place of birth Salen Argyll, formerly 1451 Argyll Mt. Bty. RGA


McGREGOR, D.
Rank:Corporal
Service No:T3/026888
Date of Death:21/11/1918
Regiment/Service:Army Service Corps Horse Transport. attd. 83rd Bde. H.Q
Grave Reference:861.
Cemetery:MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA


STEWART, JOHN MacPHAIL.
Rank:Pioneer
Service No:267904
Date of Death:24/04/1918
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers 9th Div. Signal Coy.
Grave Reference:III. E. 45.
Cemetery:HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Henry and Kate Stewart, of 12, Crawford St., Partick, Glasgow.
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