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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:25 pm    Post subject: Deerness Reply with quote

Situated on the east coast, next to the farm of Skaill at the end of the B9050.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a lovely little memorial. I like all the detail it lists.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:05 am    Post subject: David Cormack Reply with quote

David Cormack Cpl 300955 9th Royal Scots born Deerness, Orkney enlisted Leith Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 20-Sep-17 Son of John and Wilhelmina Cormack, of 353, Easter Rd., Leith, Edinburgh. Father: John Mitchell Cormack. Mother: Wilhelmina Annal. 1901 Census: Eastbank. Residence: Delday. Died at Ypres. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 11 to 14 and 162.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:06 am    Post subject: James Henry Craigie Reply with quote

James Henry Craigie L/cpl S/6370 8th Seaforth Highlanders born Deerness, Orkney 23/06/1891 enlisted Kirkwall Age 24 Died of Wounds F & F 26-Sep-15 Son of William and Margaret Craigie, of Breck, Deerness, Kirkwall, Orkney. Brother William also died. 1901 Census: Breck. Residence: Breck. Died at Loos. Lievin Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0557 Plot I Row F Grave 8
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:07 am    Post subject: William Craigie Reply with quote

William Craigie Pte S/6341 8th Seaforth Highlanders born Deerness, Orkney enlisted Kirkwall Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 26-Aug-16 Son of William and Margaret Craigie, of Breck, Deerness, Kirkwall, Orkney. Brother James also died. 1901 Census: Breck. Residence: Breck. Died at the Somme. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15C
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:08 am    Post subject: James William Cromarty Reply with quote

James William Cromarty Pte S/13405 1st Seaforth Highlanders Age 26 Died Edinburgh 19-Dec-19 Son of William D. R. and Euphemia Craigie Cromarty, of Deerness, Orkney. Occ Farm Servant. Labour Corps transf. to (546669) Eastern Command Employment Coy. Residence: Little Quoys. Died in Edinburgh. Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery U. K. Edinbrugh (Comely Bank) Cemetery D. 36.
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Robert Foubister Cpl 463272 29th Canadian Inf (British Columbia Regt) born Deerness, Orkney 14/12/1879 enlisted Vernon, BC Age 40 Died of Wounds F & F 21-Aug-17 Son of Robert Foubister. Residence: Watermoss. Died in France. Occ: Cook. Vimy Memorial M. R. 23
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Thomas Foubister Pte 6367 8th Seaforth Highlanders born Deerness, Orkney enlisted Kirkwall Age 22 Died of Wounds F & F 27-Sep-15 Son of Robert & Isabella Foubister. 1901 Census: New Grindigar. B 1893. Residence: Grindigar. Died at Loos. Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Fr 0222 Grave 84
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:11 am    Post subject: Thomas Irvine Reply with quote

Thomas Irvine Gnr 1096 Royal Garrison Artillery Orkney Bty. born Deerness, Orkney 17 Died Home 23-Mar-15 Son of William Irvine, of Sandside, Deerness. Mother: Jane. 1901 Census: Sandside. Residence: Sandside. Died at Kirkwall. Deerness Parish Churchyard Z. 9. In Northpart.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:12 am    Post subject: David Linklater Reply with quote

David Linklater Pte S/17933 10th Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) born Deerness, Orkney enlisted Kirkwall Age 22 Died of Wounds Salonika 18-Jan-18 Son of Robert and Ann Linklater, of Upper Braebuster, Deerness, Orkney. Deerness MI 1Z/17: 3rd son. Mother Ann Craigie. Residence: Braebuster. Died in Salonika. Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston G 01 Row D Grave 614
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:13 am    Post subject: John L Mowat Reply with quote

John Lankskaill Mowat Pte S/16012 2nd Seaforth Highlanders b Deerness, Orkney e Kirkwall Age 38 Died F & F 20/03/1917 Son of Thomas & Barbara Mowat. Residence: Cellardyke. Died in France. Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'abbe Fr 0833 Plot VI Row C Grave 32

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:17 am    Post subject: David Ritch Reply with quote

David Ritch Sjt A/20560 16th Canadian Inf (Manitoba Regt) age 23 F & F 04-Sep-16 Son of David and Mary Ritch, of 2, East Rd., Kirkwall, Orkney. Residence: Free School House. Died at Pozieres. Serre Road Cemetery No 2, Beaumont-Hamel Fr 1890 Plot XVI Row A Grave 9
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