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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:53 pm    Post subject: Harray Reply with quote

Located in the churchyard which is close to the Loch of Bosquoy and up a single track road off the A986. Constructed from awful pink granite, it is near impossible to read.

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Although almost impossible to decipher, the memorial has a very distinctive beauty on a cold and rainy day.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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

Harray Kirk, Kirkyard And War Memorial
Alternative Names: Harray, St Michael's Church And Burial-Ground; Harray Churchyard
Type of Site: Burial Ground, Church, War Memorial
NMRS Number: HY31NW 59
Map reference: HY 3136 1790
Parish: Birsay And Harray
Council: Orkney Islands
Former District: Orkney
Former Region: Orkney Islands Area
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:13 am    Post subject: Alexander F Aitkin Reply with quote

Alexander F Aitkin Pte S/7306 9th Seaforth Highlanders born Birsay, Orkney enlisted Kirkwall Age 24 Died of Wounds F & F 10-Jul-16 Son of John and Margaret Aitkin, of Harray, Orkney. Memorial: Boardhouse. Memorial: Estaquoy. La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie Fr 0066 Plot I Row B Grave 9 Birsay & Harray
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:14 am    Post subject: John Anderson Reply with quote

John Anderson Pte 20695 12th Royal Scots born Harray, Orkney enlisted Edinburgh residence Harray, Orkney Killed in action F & F 22-Jul-16 Memorial: Appiehouse. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 6D & 7D
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Charles Adam Borwick Pte S/15838 8th Seaforth Highlanders born Harray, Orkney enlisted Kirkwall Age 26 Died of Wounds F & F 23-Apr-17 Son of Peter and Jane Borwick, of Lyneath, Harray, Orkney. Memorial: Lyneath. Duisans Briitsh Cemetery, Etrun Fr 0113 Plot IV Row C Grave 22
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:16 am    Post subject: William Victor Bruce Reply with quote

William Victor Bruce Pte S/25222 5th Seaforth Highlanders born Stromness, Orkney enlisted Kirkwall Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 13-Oct-18 Son of William and Annie Bruce, of Lamaguoy, Harray, Orkney. Memorial: Lamaquoy. Avesnes-Le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0046 Row C Grave 3
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:18 am    Post subject: James William Corrigall Reply with quote

James William Corrigall Gnr 904 Royal Garrison Artillery Orkney Bty born Harray, Orkney enlisted Dounby Age 23 Died Home 03-Jul-15 Son of James and Cecilia H. Corrigall, of Geroin, Harray. Memorial: Geroin. Harray (St Michael) Parish Churchyard In North-West corner.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:19 am    Post subject: William Flett Reply with quote

William Flett Rfmn 18980 4th Rifle Bn NZEF Age 30 Killed in Action F & F 07-Jun-17 Son of Adam Flett, of Nisthouse Brough, Harray, Orkney, Scotland. NoK: John G. Flett (brother), Otautau, Southland, New Zealand. Occ: Baker. Auckland Cenotaph: Photo. Memorial: Nisthouse. Messines Ridge (N Z) Memorial M. R. 09
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