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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:46 pm    Post subject: Kirkwall Reply with quote

This takes the from of an elaborate gate into the cathedral cemetery.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Although the names are difficult to read this man appears on the Memorial;

Name: WISHART, JAMES ANDREW
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 06/05/1916
Service No: 15836
Additional information: Son of James and Annie Wishart, of Daisy Cottage, Bignold Park Rd., Kirkwall.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. H. 4.
Cemetery: VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY

He is also listed on the Blairgowrie & Rattray War Memorial. His story appears in the recently published book - 'Behind the Names'
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1798&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0
Have I mentioned that?!
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

From the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) website

Kirkwall, St Magnus Cathedral, War Memorial
Alternative Names: Kirkwall, Broad Street, War Memorial
Type of Site: War Memorial
NMRS Number: HY41SW 10.02
Map reference: HY 4492 1091
Parish: Kirkwall And St Ola
Council: Orkney Islands
Former District: Orkney
Former Region: Orkney Islands Area
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:00 pm    Post subject: The Royal British Legion Scotland lists Kirkwall Reply with quote

The Royal British Legion Scotland
Kirkwall Branch - Orkney Isles
This extensive compilation of Orkney war memorials is a database of thousands of files, mostly images, presented in the style of a spreadsheet.
It is dedicated to the many Orcadians who went to war in the 20th Century and did not return alive to their homes.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:06 pm    Post subject: Kenneth Alexander Reply with quote

Kenneth Alexander Pte S/10942 8th Seaforth Highlanders enlisted Kirkwall, Orkney Killed in Action F & F 27-Aug-17 Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3 B 008 Plot II Row A Grave 14
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:08 pm    Post subject: Edwin Irvine Barnett Reply with quote

Edwin Irvine Barnett Pte S/6238 7th Seaforth Highlanders born Kirkwall, Orkney enlisted Kirkwall, Orkney Age 29 Died of wounds F & F 08-Aug-15 Son of Mary Barnett, of 26, Victoria St., Kirkwall, Orkney. 1891 Census: 26 Victoria Street, Kirkwall. Father: James. Chocques Military Cemetery Fr 0098 Plot I Row D Grave 53
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:20 pm    Post subject: John William Barron Reply with quote

John William Barron Pte 153135 43rd Canadian Inf (Manitoba Regt) born Stromness, Orkney 09/08/1880 enlisted Winnipeg Age 36 Killed in Action F & F 21-Sep-16 Son of Robert Barron, of Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland. Husband of Isabella Barron, of Winnipeg. Vimy Memorial M. R. 23
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:21 pm    Post subject: James William Borwick Reply with quote

James William Borwick Pte 208 5th Australian Infantry, A.I.F. born Kirkwall, Orkney enlisted Victoria Age 28 Killed in Action F & F 11-Aug-18 Son of James and Jessie Borwick. Born at Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland. Mother NoK: 34 Victoria St: Kirkwall. Occ: Clerk. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial M. R. 26 Panel 5 Bn
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:22 pm    Post subject: John H Brass Reply with quote

John H Brass Pte S/28996 4th Seaforth Highlanders born Kirkwall, Orkney enlisted Inverness Age 18 Died Home 30-Oct-18 Son of Thomas and Margaret Brass, of Pipersquoy, New Scapa Rd., Kirkwall. Kirkwall (St Magnus) Cathedral Churchyard North of West end of Church.
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