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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 12:00 pm    Post subject: Smith Duncan Reply with quote

Smith Duncan Lumsden Pte 687783 54th Canadian Inf (Central Ontario Regt) b Aberdeen 30-11-1898 e Vernon Age 19 01-Mar-17 Son of John Smith, of Lavington, British Columbia, and the late Margaret Smith (nee Geils). Can Records: John Smith, Lumly. Occ: Farmer. Vimy Memorial M. R. 23
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 12:01 pm    Post subject: Smith George Reply with quote

George Currie Smith Pte 430246 3rd Canadian Pioneers B Aberdeen 17/10/1892 E Victoria, BC Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 03/06/1916 Son of John Smith, of Lavington, Vernon, British Columbia. Mother: Margaret Smith Geils. Occ: Fireman. Brother of Alexander and Duncan, late of Bridgehall, Keig also died. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 32

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2009 7:54 pm    Post subject: Parish of Keig War Memorial Reply with quote

KEIG
UKNIWM Ref: 8590

Address
PARISH CHURCH
KEIG
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: CROSS
Denomination: CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
OS Map Ref: NJ 611 193

This memorial is a rough hewn Celtic cross of Aberdeen granite, the work of Messrs Alex. Nicol & Co. It was unveiled by Lord Forbes in April 1921.
















WW2
It can be seen that the text " THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE " has been removed from panel below the WW1 names to allow the four WW2 casualties to be added. These words have been added below on a new section of stonework.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2009 8:09 pm    Post subject: Post subject: 430246 Pte George Smith Reply with quote

The missing Geo Smith is the brother of Alexander and Duncan, late of Bridgehall, Keig. All of them fell serving with the C.E.F.

Name: SMITH, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Pioneers
Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 03/06/1916
Service No: 430246
Additional information: Son of John Smith, of Lavington, Vernon, British Columbia.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 32.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


William Walker is the brother of Arthur Walker, Gordon Highlanders.

Name: WALKER
Initials: W
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 54th Bn.
Date of Death: 17/09/1916
Service No: 442505
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


Name: WALKER, ARTHUR
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 14/12/1914
Service No: S/7203
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Sons of John and Mary Walker, Boginthort, Keig, Aberdeenshire
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:18 am    Post subject: Andrew Tough GH Reply with quote

Andrew Tough L/cpl 202135 2nd Gordon Highlanders b Keig e Aberdeen Age 31 Died of Wounds F & F 07/10/1917 Son of Alexander & Isabella Tough, 16 Fraser St; Aberdeen. Native of Keig. City Roll of Honour : 2 Fraser St; Aberdeen. Husband of Jeannie Massie. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery B 011 Plot XX Row I Grave 02 ADJ 15-10-17 1/1 ADJ 16-10-17 1/1 City & Keig
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:20 am    Post subject: Arthur Walker GH Reply with quote

Arthur Walker Pte S/7203 1st Gordon Highlanders b Keith Hall e Aberdeen Age 27 Killed in Action F & F 14/12/1914 Son of John & Mary Walker, Boginthort, Keig. 1891 Census: Oldwood Croft, Keithhall. 1901 Census: Mcgregor's Croft, Keithhall. Brother William also died. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 AWJ 10-11-16 P8
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:22 am    Post subject: William Walker Canadian Reply with quote

William Walker Pte 442505 54th Canadian Inf b Keig 28/12/1882 e Vernon Camp Age 33 Killed In Action F & F 17/09/1916 2nd Son of John & Mary Walker, Boginthort, Keig, Aberdeenshire. Occ: Labourer. Brother Arthur also died. 14-12-14. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 18-24-26-30 AWJ 10-11-16 P8
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:24 am    Post subject: Alexander Watt GH Reply with quote

Alexander Watt Private S/4666 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Midmar 20/04/1895 e Perth Age 19 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 13/11/1914 Youngest son of Arthur S Watt, of Cattie Keig, Whitehouse, Aberdeenshire. Mother Margaret Adam. 1901 Census: Fyvie: Westertown. Fa Occ: Horseman on Farm. Soldiers Effects: Fa: Arthur. Le Touret Memorial M. R. 22 Panel 39 to 41 EE 11-12-14 P 3 AWJ 18-12-14 P8
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:26 am    Post subject: Andrew Jopp Wisely GH Reply with quote

Andrew Jopp Wisely Pte 291171 7th Gordon Highlanders b Inveramsay 12/08/1889 e Aberdeen Age 28 Died as PoW Germany 30/05/1918 Son of James & Jemima (nee Ingram) Wisely. B 1890 Chapel of Garioch. 1891 Census: Kinbroom, Fyvie. 1901 Census: b Chapel of Garioch. Soldiers Effects: Wid: Annie. Service Returns: 118/AF 427. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Married Annie Tough 1910 Keig. Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany Gy 1 Plot VIII Row G Grave 07 ADJ 21-05-18 P5: Peterculter. AWJ 07-06-18 P5: PoW: Keig
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:13 am    Post subject: James McCombie USA Aero Sqdn Reply with quote

James McCombie Sjt 1070126 669th U.S A. Aero Squadron b Old Machar e Oswego, NY Age 26 Died of Pneumonia 05/10/1918 Eldest son of James McCombie, Wealthyton Croft, Keig by Whitehouse. NoK: Robert MacCombie, 146 West 8th St; Oswego, NY,USA. EE 07-11-18 P2: RoH Keig
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