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DerekR
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:45 am    Post subject: Kinlochewe Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44564
OS Map Ref: NH026619, located in Slioch Road, next to parking area and public toilets.




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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote




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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



It would be interesting to find out further information on the 2 above mentioned men.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
It would be interesting to find out further information on the 2 above mentioned men.


Here's the citation for one of them:

MacLENNAN, J
Number: 657
Rank: Acting Sergeant
Unit: 1/4th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
Home: Kinlochewe
DCM Gazetted: 3.6.1915
Citation: For gallant conduct on the 11th March 1915, in the advance to the river Layes, when he removed a wounded Non-Commissioned Officer into cover whilst under very heavy machine-gun and rifle fire.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:14 am    Post subject: Pte. Hector McLennan Reply with quote

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H. McLennan

(Glasgow Herald 19th March 1915)
"Lance-Corporal John McLennan, of D (Gairloch) Company 4th Seaforth Highlanders (Territorials), in a letter to his brother, Mr Duncan McLennan, Commercial Hotel, Cromarty, intimates the death of his brother, Pte. Hector McLennan, of the same company, in the recent fighting. Hector, who was a piper. transferred to the ranks on the regiment proceeding to the front. He was well known in Cromarty, and much sympathy is felt for the parents and their family, who reside in Kinlochewe."

Brother of the above J. McLennan D.C.M.

CWGC
McLENNAN, HECTOR
Rank: Private
Service No: 1211
Date of Death: 11/03/1915
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 4th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MacLENNAN
Firstname: Hector
Service Number: 1211
Date Death: 11/03/1915
Place of birth: Gairloch Ross-shire
Other: 4th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:25 am    Post subject: Memorial Transcription Reply with quote

WE HONOUR FOR EVER
OUR KINSMEN AND FRIENDS
WHO HELPED
IN THE GREAT WAR

4th Seaforth Highldrs.
Sgt. R. McRae
Cpl. D. McIver
A. McKenzie
H. McLennan
S. Urquhart

M. McKenzie, 52nd Canadians
J.E. Watson, 2/24th London Regt. Queens
K. McDonald, Wellington Infantry, N.Z.
D. McKenzie, 1st Devons

Effects of War Wounds
Sgt. J. McLennan D.C.M., Died 9 Nov. 1921
Sgt. M.McRae D.C.M., Died 5 Sep. 1930

1914-1918

WW2

Cpl. David Matheson, 4/5th Seaforth Highldrs. Died France 9 Oct. 1940
Pte. Charles Tough, 2nd Seaforth Highldrs. Killed Holland 26 Oct. 1944
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:34 am    Post subject: Cpl. Donald McIver Reply with quote

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D. McIver

CWGC
MacIVER, D
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 1134
Date of Death: 21/09/1915
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: XVII. C. 25.
Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
Additional Information: Son of Kenneth MacIver, of Cromasaig, Kinlochewe, Ross-shire.

SNWM
Surname: McIVER
Firstname: Donald
Service Number: 1134
Date Death: 21/09/1915
Place of birth: Gairloch Ross-shire
Other: 4th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Cpl
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:39 am    Post subject: Pte. Alexander McKenzie Reply with quote

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A. McKenzie

CWGC
MACKENZIE, A
Rank: Private
Service No: 201261
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Age: 34
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 1st/4th Bn.
Grave Reference: III. A. 8.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Roderick and Isabella Mackenzie, of Cromasaig, Kinlochewe, Achnasheen, Ross-shire.

SNWM
Surname: McKENZIE
Firstname: Alexander
Service Number: 201261
Date Death: 08/04/1917
Other: - 10-04-17. 4th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:57 am    Post subject: Pte. John C. Watson Reply with quote

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J.E. Watson

The memorial has the wrong middle initial according to the War Return & CWGC. Middle name may be Cameron.

CWGC
WATSON, J C
Rank: Private
Service No: 722770
Date of Death: 09/12/1917
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: London Regiment 2nd/24th Bn.
Grave Reference: Q. 76.
Cemetery: JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. K. Watson, of Free Church Manse, Kinlochewe, Ross-shire, and the late Rev. J. Watson.

SNWM
unlisted
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:08 am    Post subject: Pte. Simon Urquhart Reply with quote

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S. Urquhart

CWGC
URQUHART, SIMON
Rank: Private
Service No: 1790
Date of Death: 11/03/1915
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 4th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Urquhart, of 12, Londuah, Poolewe, Ross-shire.

SNWM

Surname: URQUHART
Firstname: Simon
Service Number: 1790
Date Death: 11/03/1915
Place of birth: Lochbroom Ross-shire
Other: 4th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:17 am    Post subject: Pte. Donald McKenzie Reply with quote

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D. McKenzie, 1st Devons

CWGC
MACKENZIE, DONALD
Rank: Private
Service No: 69014
Date of Death: 23/08/1918
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Devonshire Regiment 1st Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 4.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Mary Mackenzie, of 12, Hill St., Inverness.

SNWM
Surname: MACKENZIE
Firstname: Donald
Service Number: 69014
Date Death: 23/08/1918
Place of birth: Gairloch Ross-shire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: Pte
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:24 am    Post subject: Pte. Kenneth McDonald Reply with quote

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K. McDonald, Wellington Infantry, New Zealand

CWGC
MACDONALD, KENNETH
Rank: Private
Service No: 10/242
Date of Death: 08/08/1915
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Panel Reference: 21.
Memorial: CHUNUK BAIR (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Flora Macdonald. Native of Kinlochewe, Ross-shire, Scotland.

SNWM
Surname: McDONALD
Firstname: Kenneth
Service Number: 10/242
Date Death: 08/08/1915
Place of birth: Inverness
SNWM roll: NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank: Pte
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