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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2009 10:23 pm    Post subject: Parish Ythanwells War Memorials Reply with quote




WW2 Memorial details:


IN MEMORY OF THOSE
KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
1939-1945

David Alexander R.A.S.C
The Smithy, Mosside

John Bremner G.H.
Cranloch

James Cruickshank R.A.F.
Logie Newton

John Milne G.H.
Cranloch


Name: ALEXANDER, WILLIAM DAVID
Initials: W D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Age: 22
Date of Death: 27/01/1943
Service No: T/10701775
Additional information: Son of Alex and Robina Alexander, of Aberdeen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. B. 3.
Cemetery: BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA


Name: BREMNER, JOHN SIMPSON
Initials: J S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 15/02/1942
Service No: 2876172
Additional information: Son of Jessie Bremner, of Insch, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 78.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

Father William Bremner lived at Corse Cott, Ythanwells.



Name: CRUICKSHANK, JAMES ROBERT
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 239 Sqdn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 19/08/1942
Service No: 119540
Additional information: Son of John Walker Cruickshank and Janet Isabella Cruickshank, of Rothienorman, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: BRACHY CHURCHYARD


BELIEVED CORRECT
Name: MILNE, JOHN ALEXANDER
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps
Unit Text: 116th (9th Bn. The Gordon Highlanders) Regt.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 29/05/1945
Service No: 2880678
Additional information: Son of Peter and Elsie Milne, of Huntly, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. D. 13.
Cemetery: RANGOON WAR CEMETERY
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Jim

If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 10:55 pm    Post subject: Update Reply with quote

Ainslie Anderson is not listed on this memorial - He died in Sumatra.
George Ogilvie Anderson, DSO was his brother.

Alexander, Alan and John Bisset from Bisset Moss were brothers.

Gordon and Robert Ingram were brothers.

James Calder is not listed here but is on the Ythanwells Roll of Honour. He is recorded on war memorials at Insch and Huntly:

Name: CALDER
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 14th (Fife and Forfar Yeomanry) Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 02/09/1918
Service No: 345561
Additional information: Son of George and Mary Tough Calder, of Croft of Kilden, Glen of Foudland, Huntly; husband of Mrs. Catherine McCabe (formerly Calder nee Forsyth), of 21b, Nelson St., Huntly, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 6.
Cemetery: PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

John McCombie is not listed here, but is recorded on the Roll of Honour

John Gray Sim is not listed but is on the Roll of Honour, his name is recorded on the memorial at Cairnie.
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If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

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