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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:16 pm    Post subject: Stuart A Reply with quote

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Summers James R Pte 4616 4th Gordon Highlanders b Drumoak e Aberdeen Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 22-Jul-16 Youngest son of the late George Summers, Home Farm, Bieldside. & Mrs Summers, Kingsford House, Alford Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C ADJ 04/08/16 Page 4
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Summers William Rew Pte 101529 72nd Canadian Inf (British Columbia Regt) b Scotland 01/09/1886 e Vancouver Age 31 F & F 29-Oct-17 Son of George and Margaret Summers, of Fetteresso, Stonehaven, Kincardine, Scotland. Can Records: Mrs Margaret Summers, Kingsford, Alford. Occ: Teamster. Canadian No 1015209. Nine Elms British Cemetery Plot VIII Row A Grave B 003
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:38 pm    Post subject: Thomson Charles Reply with quote

Thomson Charles Pte 50727 17th Royal Scots b Alford e Aberdeen r Alford Age 19 Died of Wounds F & F 28-Mar-18 Son of Alexander & Mrs Thomson, Dunnington, Alford, Aberdeenshire. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery Fr 0102 Plot VIII Row I Grave 171
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Thomson William AB CZ/3496 Royal Naval Division Hawke Bn RNVR b 23/04/1896 Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 13-Nov-16 Son of Alexander Thomson, Duddingstone Cottage, Alford. TNA 4 pages. Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel Fr 0339 Plot I Row E Grave 15 ADJ 27-12-16 3rd son RoH
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Watt George Himphill A B 220630 Royal Navy HMS Hawke Age 27 Died At Sea 15-Oct-14 Son of Jessie MacPherson Watt & the late William Watt. City Roll of Honour: Dashwood House, Alford. Chatham Naval Memorial M. R. 1 Panel 3 Alford & City
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John Watt Pte S/30728 3rd Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Age 20 Died an Accient Home 23/10/19 Eldest son of Mr & Mrs John Watt. Died at Meikle Endovie, Alford. Auchindoir Parish Churchyard U. K. Auchindoir SE Block 4 AJ 25-10-19 Page 1

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Webster John Pte 676 6th Gordon Highlanders b Alford e Alford Age 19 Died of Wounds F & F 20-Mar-15 Son of Alexander & Jane Elizabeth (nee Forbes) Webster. Brother of Robert Forbes Webster 1st Gordons. Wounds received at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle 13th March. MI Alford Entry 88. Brother of Robert Forbes Webster. St Sever Cemetery, Rouen Fr 0145 Plot 146 Grave A 6 5
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Webster Robert F Sjt S/2899 1st Gordon Highlanders b Alford e Stirling Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 18-Aug-16 Son of Alexander & Jane Elizabeth Forbes Webster. Late of Alford, Aberdeenshire. Brother of John Webster 6th Gordons died 20/3/15. MI Alford Entry 88 Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:28 pm    Post subject: Parish of Alford War Memorial Reply with quote

ALFORD
UKNIWM Ref: 8550

Address
A980
ALFORD
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: CROSS
Other Location Details: CEMETERY UP LAST ROAD LEAVING ALFORD TO THE WEST

OS Map Ref: NJ 572 164


The memorial is located in an area adjoining Alford Cemetery. It is of Kemnay granite and was the work of the firm of Messrs Rust & Alexander of Aberdeen. It was unveiled in June 1921.
























184201 Cpl. Alex. Adam, 3rd Batt. C.M.G.C.
The first named casualty on Alford War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon May 17, 2010 9:03 pm    Post subject: Pte. Wm. Gray - GH Reply with quote

The missing Private W Gray is likely to be the man below.
This man enlisted at Alford, has a 6th Battalion number and was formerly 10830. He landed in France in November 1914.

A Pte. William Gray, e Alford was in the 6th Gordons but attached to the 8th/10th.


Name: GRAY, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th/10th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 23/08/1917
Service No: 265595
Additional information: Son of James Gray, of Mossend, Alford, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 135 to 136.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
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