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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:16 am    Post subject: J Murray Reply with quote

Murray John Pte 800054 15th Canadian Inf (Central Ontario Regt) born Kincardineshire 05/06/1886 enlisted Toronto Age 30 Home 04-May-17 City Roll of Honour: Little Tullos Croft, Balnagask Rd; Torry. Husband of Elsie Murray, 124 Essex Ave; Toronto. Occ: Motorman. Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK U. K. Brookwood Plot IX Row E Grave 7 City Memorial
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:18 am    Post subject: Alexander Napier Reply with quote

Alexander Napier A/cpl 7 1st Gordon Highlanders born Windsor, Berks enlisted Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 18-Nov-14 Ploegsteert Memorial M. R. 32 Panel 9
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:20 am    Post subject: George Robb Paul Reply with quote

George Robb Paul Pte 290332 7th Gordon Highlanders born Fetteresso 27 Jul1894 enlisted Stonehaven Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 27-May-17 Son of Mrs Agnes Paul, 9 Bruce Court, Stonehaven & the late John Paul. Born at Netherley, Kincardineshire. Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux Fr 0604 Plot I Row G Grave 36

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Harvey William Collis Phillip A/S/Sjt 1593 1st Royal Army Medical Corps (High Field Amb) born Old Machar enlisted Aberdeen Age 37 Died Egypt 11-Aug-15 Son of John & Christine Philip, Abington Park, Great Abington, Cambs. Note CWGC Philip. Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Mem. Cem. Egypt E 06 Row K Grave 148

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:24 am    Post subject: James Reid Reply with quote

James Reid Apprentice Mercantile Marine SS Stuart Prince born Aberdeen Age 20 Lost At Sea 22-Mar-17 Nephew of Mr & Mrs Reid, Newton Arms, Newtonhill. City Roll of Honour. Banchory-Devenick MI 355. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39 City & Cookney
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:27 am    Post subject: James Riddell Reply with quote

James Riddell Pte 266957 4th Gordon Highlanders enlisted Aberdeen Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 20-Sep-17 Son of John & Helen Riddell, 37 Victoria St; Aberdeen. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:32 am    Post subject: William Simpson Reply with quote

William Simpson Pte 2176 1/2nd Scottish Horse Yeomanry born Aberdeen, Udny enlisted Peterhead Age 22 Killed in Action Gallipoli 17-Sep-15 Eldest son of Charles Simpson, Marine Hotel, Muchalls. Green Hill Cemetery, Turkey Gi 05 Row H Grave 23 Aberdeen Daily Journal 08-10-15 Page 4
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:34 am    Post subject: Robert King Spark Reply with quote

Robert King Spark AB CZ/1541 Royal Naval Division Drake Bn RNVR born 19/09/1893 Age 23 Died of Wounds F & F 04-Feb-17 Son of Mr & Mrs Robert Spark, Berrytop, Netherley, Stonehaven. TNA 5 pages. A Grocer ; b.19/9/1893 ; Home address: c/o Reid, 10 Alexandra St., Partick, Glasgow ; Next-of-Kin: Father, Robert, Berrytop, Netherley, by Stonehaven. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 01A
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:35 am    Post subject: George Scott Stewart Reply with quote

George Scott Stewart Pte S/41306 2nd Seaforth Highlanders born Moss-side, Netherley 30/08/1895 enlisted Aberdeen Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 25-May-18 Son of Duncan & Margaret (nee Scott) Stewart, Balnagubs, Netherley, Stonehaven. Brothers James & William also died. Formerly S/18334 Gordons. Maryculter MI. 1901 Census: Balnagubs (Cottar). Born Cookney, Kincardineshire. Mont-Bernanchon British Cemetery, Gonnehem Fr 0412 Plot I Row F Grave 9
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:37 am    Post subject: James Stewart Reply with quote

James Stewart Pte 1015677 72nd Canadian Infantry(British Columbia Regt) born Moss-side, Netherley 12/03/1884 enlisted Vancouver, BC Age 33 Died F & F 26-Jul-17 Son of Duncan & Margaret (nee Scott) Stewart, Balnagubs, Netherley, Stonehaven. Brothers George & William also died. Maryculter MI. Can Records: 601 Hamilton St; Vancouver BC Occ: Rail Roadman. Born Stonehaven. Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0052 Plot III Row B Grave 12
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:38 am    Post subject: William Stewart Reply with quote

William Stewart Pte 59509 24th Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Irish) born Moss-side, Netherley 27/02/1889 enlisted Fettercairn Age 28 Killed in Action F & F 23-Oct-17 Son of Duncan & Margaret (nee Scott) Stewart, Balnagubs, Netherley, Stonehaven. Brothers George & James also died. 1891 Census Balnagubs (Mossside) & 1901. Maryculter MI. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 019 to 23 & 162
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:39 am    Post subject: Duncan L M Strachan Reply with quote

Duncan Lothian Martin Strachan Pte 1977 4th Cameron Highlanders born Cookney 22 Jun 1893 enlisted London residence Stonehaven Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 18-May-15 Son of David & Elizabeth (nee Reith) Strachan, Floors, Muchalls, Stonehaven. 1901 Census 258/2 2/14/55: Floors Duncan L M Strachan age 8. Le Touret Memorial M. R. 22 Panel 41 & 42 Cookney & Stonehaven

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

john hendry wrote:
The church is disused by the look of it. A sign says "R.U.M. House" whatever that is.


R U M Consultancy by the looks of it.

http://www.rumconsultancy.co.uk/

I see a Lt W Grant listed but no entry for him.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:06 am    Post subject: Lt W Grant Reply with quote

I have had a look at CWGC and Ancestry but cannot find any info on him
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anne

From discussions on the Cairnhill RoH thread he will probably be this man:

GRANT, William Hugh
Rank:Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:30/09/1915
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Seaforth Highlanders, 7th Bn.
Panel ReferencePanel 112 to 115.
MemorialLOOS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Col. H. G. Grant, C.B., and Mrs. Isabel Grant.

And the sailor has been identified by Delboy

DelBoy wrote:
Here he is.

CWGC
WATT, WILLIAM
Rank: Able Seaman
Service No: Clyde Z/5314
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Anson Bn. R.N. Div.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 1 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: WATT
Firstname: William
Service Number: Clyde Z/5314
Date Death: 13/11/1916
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL NAVY
Rank: Able Seaman

The Marine Return.


After a wee bit more digging I found that he was born illegitimately to a Marjory Watt in the parish of Arbuthnott in 1891, but registered in Cookney parish. He was named William Murray Black Watt.
Ten years later in 1901 his parents got married!

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