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john hendry



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 6:49 pm    Post subject: Colintraive, Cowal Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 5991
OS map ref: NS042736

Inside the village church (a mile south of the ferry) are 2 plaques for WW1 and 2, the latter being for one seaman only, an indivdual plaque for a WW1 officer and 2 stained glass windows.

Visited 23/5/08.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think I've cracked it: here goes.









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john hendry



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Transcript of the two s/g windows: "To the glory of God and in memory of the men of Colintraive who fell in the Great War. The gift of matthew MacFeat."

and "To the glory of God and in memory of my son Matthew A MacFeat who fell in the Great War 1914-1918".
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the WW2 plaque reads "In memory of Donald Mackay who was lost at sea on 23rd March 1941 during World War 2. "for those in peril on the sea." "
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW1

J.M. Black
M. Blue
D. Campbell
A. Gillies
J.M. Lochhead
A.B.W. Lowcock
M. MacDonald
M.A. MacFeat
P.M. McKirdy
J.F. Russell
M. Tarbet
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A Beattie



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 4:54 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Matthew Tarbet - H.M.H.S. Rohilla Reply with quote

Not listed anywhere (CWGC included) save on the memorial erected at Whitby, Yorkshire, in 1917, by the British India Steam Navigation Company, in commemoration of all those who lost their lives in the tragedy.

Information and additional links:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Rohilla

The Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, 30th October, 1917.
"In Memoriam.
TARBET.-
In fondest remembrance of our darling boy, Matthew, who was lost by the wreck of the hospital ship Rohilla at Whitby, on the 30th October, 1914, aged 19 years.
He saw a new Heaven, and a new earth
And there was no more sea.
-Inserted by his Father and Mother, Ardtalla (looks like), Colintraive, Kyles of Bute."

The verse in the Herald's intimation is based on the inscription at the base of the Whitby Memorial:-
http://www.cpgw.org.uk/craven_herald_articles.cfm?sID=046-10&arID=6
_________________
Andrew.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACFEAT, MATTHEW ANDREW
Initials: M. A.
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 58355
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 27/5/1918
Age: 31
Additional information: Son of Matthew A. Macfeat, of 111 Buchanan St., Glasgow.
Memorial: Soissons Memorial.

Also named on Glasgow High School and Clarkston Greenbank Parish Church War Memorials.
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