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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Note that the two Frasers above were borthers and died two weeks apart.

Note also that in one CWGC entry the Father, James has died.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:09 am    Post subject: John Laughlan Fraser Reply with quote



Dvr John Laughlan Fraser 96764 RFA
Died 8/9/1918
Not sure if he is related to Malcolm and Duncan. He is my wife's Great Uncle.
( not a good photo will try get better copies of all )

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FRASER, JOHN LAUCHLAN
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Unit Text: H.Q. 2nd Div. Ammunition Col.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 08/09/1918
Service No: 96764
Additional information: Son of Donald C. and Kate Fraser, of Upper Fearnan, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. A. 20.
Cemetery: BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL

Also listed on the Fearnan War Memorial

SDWG has him as Died of wounds. Born: Barony [Glasgow]. Enlisted: Glasgow
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:20 am    Post subject: John Laughlan Fraser Reply with quote



Another photograph of John Fraser.
Not Forgotten.

His grave



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:16 am    Post subject: duncan mcgregor Reply with quote



Pte Duncan McGregor 3278 6th Black Watch
Died 30/7/1916

It seems likely that ,Duncan was killed in the attack on High Wood. The 6th casualties that day and days preceding attack ( Wauchope ) 4 Officers Killed , 6 wounded,50 Other Ranks killed , 200 wounded.

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McGREGOR, DUNCAN
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 30/07/1916
Service No: 3278
Additional information: Son of Peter and Catherine McGregor, of Lawernacroy, Lawers, Aberfeldy, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:35 pm    Post subject: john cowan mackie Reply with quote



Pte John Cowan Mackie 265636 6th Black Watch
Died 28/5/1918

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MACKIE, JOHN COWAN
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 28/05/1918
Service No: 265636
Additional information: Twin brother of Robert Mackie, of Coltness Gardens, Wishaw, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 8.
Cemetery: LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:52 pm    Post subject: william hendry Reply with quote



Pte William Hendry 3277 6th Black Watch
Died 13/11/1916

It's likely William was killed in the attack on Y ravine Beaumont Hamel

" Let two teams dressed in battle order play football in the dark on a ploughed field in a clay soil after three weeks' steady rain, and the difficulties of the attacking troops might then in some measure be appreciated "
Major F W. Bewsher History of the 51st ( Highland ) Division

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HENDRY, W
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 13/11/1916
Service No: 3277
Additional information: Son of Matthew Hendry; husband of Annie McCall Hendry, of Croftintygan, Lawers, Aberfeldy, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 6.
Cemetery: MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET

Men who died on the 13th November attack on Beaumont Hamel were buried in Mailly Wood Cemetery.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2009 8:34 pm    Post subject: james mcnab Reply with quote

Edit new photo




James McNab Scottish Horse Yeomanry 867
Died 16/12/1915
(Apologies poor photo)

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McNAB, JAMES
Rank: Shoeing Smith
Regiment/Service: Scottish Horse
Age: 24
Date of Death: 16/12/1915
Service No: 867
Additional information: Son of James and Anne Ferguson McNab, of Drumglass, Lawers, Loch Tay, Aberfeldy, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 68.
Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Pte Peter McGregor 6th Black Watch 3845
Died 3/4/1916
( Brother of Duncan )

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MacGREGOR, PETER
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 03/04/1916
Service No: 3845
Additional information: Son of Peter and Catherine MacGregor, of Lawernacroy, Lawers, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 11.
Cemetery: MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a few more to post but am trying to clarify at least one, where the name on photo, is different to that on memorial.
Mike

Thanks to Adam for additional information.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Pte Duncan McPherson # 447485
Canadian Machine Gun Corp 10th coy
Died 11/4/1917
Buried Givenchy Rd Canadian Cemy
Neuville-St-Vaast

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.02-e.php?image_url=http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc012/541500a.gif&id_nbr=168011

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MACPHERSON, DUNCAN
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Unit Text: 10th Coy.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 11/04/1917
Service No: 447485
Additional information: Son of John and Jessie Macpherson, of Acharn, Loch Tay, Perthshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 17.
Cemetery: GIVENCHY ROAD CANADIAN CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



Still have some work to do on this one, but think they are brothers

Mike

Williams name doesn't appear on the Kenmore memorial?

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McPHERSON, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 22/05/1921
Service No: S/21770
Additional information: Son of John and Jessie McFarlane McPherson. Born at Acharn, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Near North wall.
Cemetery: LAWERS BURIAL GROUND
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mikky wrote:

McPHERSON, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 22/05/1921
Service No: S/21770
Additional information: Son of John and Jessie McFarlane McPherson. Born at Acharn, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Near North wall.
Cemetery: LAWERS BURIAL GROUND


I see William died three days before the memorial was unveiled and is not listed thereon.

*NOTE EDIT*
Mike, Just noticed that you mention William is not on the Kenmore W.M.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 1901 census shows both McPhersons living with their parents in Kenmore proving they were brothers.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



William Grant McPherson; Cause of death. Would be interesting to see what experiences he went through.
I will see if his service record survives.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



TOWNER, H
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 29/07/1918
Service No: 265185
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Q. III. O. 7.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN


Harold Towner. One of the Kenmore orphans.
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