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Roxy
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 10:03 pm    Post subject: Elgin Post Office War Memorial Reply with quote

Despite the fact that this is one of the ugliest buildings in the universe, the War Memorials are well looked after. The following plaques are on the walls on the entrance:






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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

some close-ups:




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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:35 pm    Post subject: Great War Reply with quote

Name: BARBOUR
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 28/07/1916
Service No: S/13191
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. P. 15.
Cemetery: BASRA WAR CEMETERY

The only Great War casualty from The Seaforths named A Barbour.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, LEWIS STEWART
Initials: L S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th/10th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 28/03/1918
Service No: 266719
Additional information: Son of Peter and Annie Davidson, of Knowehillock, Knockando, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. E. 25.
Cemetery: TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DAVIDSON, JAMES MCGREGOR RUSSELL
Initials: J M R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 03/03/1919
Service No: S/32125
Additional information: Son of William and Isabella Davidson, of 4, New St., Rothes, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 1.
Cemetery: BRAINE-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRASER, FINLAY S.
Initials: F S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (Post Office Rifles)
Unit Text: 2nd/8th Bn.
Date of Death: 30/10/1917
Service No: 372633
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 150 to 151.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are no casualties named F A Millar (or F Millar or A Millar) from the RSF on CWGC. I think that this is the man.

Name: MILLER
Initials: F A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Age: 44
Date of Death: 06/11/1919
Service No: 35034
Additional information: Son of the late A. M. Miller; husband of Margaret Widgeny (formerly Miller), of 41, New St., Rothes, Morayshire. Born at Nairn.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. Old. 5.
Cemetery: NAIRN CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SIM, LEONARD ERNEST
Initials: L E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 10/07/1918
Service No: 242226
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I could not find Telegraphist R Robertson on CWGC.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:56 pm    Post subject: Second World War Reply with quote

Name: CLARK, JOHN RICHARD
Initials: J R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 28/09/1942
Service No: 2824017
Additional information: Son of Mrs. I. Clark, of Keith, Banffshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 9. D. 3.
Cemetery: IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY

THis is the only J R Clark. None of the J Clark casualties were members of the Seaforths were from Dallas.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRASER, ALEXANDER GRANT
Initials: A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 11/07/1944
Service No: 2822990
Additional information: Son of Alexander Frank and Mary Ann Fraser, of Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. D. 10.
Cemetery: RYES WAR CEMETERY, BAZENVILLE
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HARROLD, NATHANIEL
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 17/06/1940
Service No: 2816804
Additional information: Son of James and Margaret Harrold.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Block "S". Plot 4. Row O. Grave 27.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROBERTSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Nav.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 30
Date of Death: 28/10/1944
Service No: 155090
Awards: D F C
Additional information: Son of William and Helen Robertson; husband of Agnes Robertson, of Elgin.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. E. South Div. Grave 37.
Cemetery: ELGIN NEW CEMETERY

Fg Off James Robertson DFC
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I could find no, conclusive, L/Cpl G Munro RCS on CWGC.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2008 4:20 pm    Post subject: Robert Robertson Reply with quote

Robertson Robert Wireless Operator HMS Cyclops b Elgin 21/08/1884 e Elgin Died of Illness Son of Donald Robertson, Breas Croft, Elchies & Sarah Gair Robertson. Morayshire Roll of Honour: page 364 : Occ Telegraphist & Sorting Clerk. Died 1918. Also on Elgin Memorial.
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