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john hendry



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:47 pm    Post subject: Millbrex Reply with quote

There is a district in Fyvie parish called Millbrex. It has it's own church and memorial









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PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Millbrex is at grid ref 821 432 on my old OS map, 2 miles north of the B9005.

Visited 24/5/08.

A disused church with cemetery and WM. There is no village as such, just farmhouses.

It is in the civil parish of Fyvie but a quick cross check shows no names are on both memorials.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:21 pm    Post subject: Millbrex War Memorial Reply with quote

John

Millbrex is what is known as a Quoad Sacra parish within the Parish of Fyvie. Basically it is a sub parish, I believe the same is true at Woodhead and Rothie.

The UKNIWM detail is below


MILLBREX
UKNIWM Ref: 8607

Address
PARISH CHURCH
MILLBREX
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: OTHER MEMORIAL
Denomination: CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
Other Location Details: NEAR FLUFFSFIELD DONKEY SANCTUARY

OS Map Ref: NJ 810 432
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:22 pm    Post subject: Grant Wm H Piper Reply with quote

Grant William Henry Piper (Pte) 17009 11th Royal Scots b Aberdeen e Aldershot r Fyvie Age 29 Died of Wounds F & F 03-Nov-16 Son of Alexander & Annabella Grant, Keeper's Lodge, Gight, Fyvie. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 221 : Occ : Gamekeeper. Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery Fr 1142 Plot IV Row C Grave 06
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:24 pm    Post subject: Murdoch James Reply with quote

Murdoch James Pte 25533 17th Royal Scots b Fyvie e Aberdeen r Fyvie Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 24-Jul-16 Fyvie (Millbrex) MI Entry No 149. Son of William Murdoch & Margaret Cheyne. 1911 Census: Millbrex Mains of Gight 2/3. Age 13. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 226 : Occ : Apprentice Joiner. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 06D & 07D Fyvie & Millbrex

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:26 pm    Post subject: Smith Geo Reply with quote

Smith George Pte 40077 13th Royal Scots "C" Bty b Fyvie e Peebles Age 28 Killed in Action F & F 03-May-17 Son of the late Mr & Mrs Smith, Asleid, Methlick. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 229 : Occ : Grocery Store Manager. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 1& 2
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:27 pm    Post subject: Chalmers Geo Reply with quote

George Chalmers Pte 24319 12th Highland Light Infantry b Fyvie e Aberdeen Age 31 Died of Wounds F & F 17/08/1916 Son of Charles & Jessie Geddes, Chalmers, Smiddybank, Millbrex, Fyvie. Husband of Elizabeth (nee) Anderson. Soldiers Effects: Wid: Elizabeth. Married 1909 Ellon Lizzie Anderson. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 217 : Occ : Farm Servant. Husband of Elizabeth Anderson Chalmers, Smiddybank, Millbrex. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Died as a result of wounds received at Mons. Puchevillers British Cemetery Fr 0074 Plot II Row A Grave 68 ADJ 24-08-16 P4 AWJ 25-08-16 P8 ADJ 21-09-16 P3: Auchnagatt. Millbrex & Rothienorman 0 01/01/2014 01/01/2014

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:28 pm    Post subject: Bertram Geo Reply with quote

George Bogue Bertram Cpl 13539 15th Highland Light Infantry b Kintore? 05/03/1895 e Glasgow r Monquhitter Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 02/04/1917 Son of John Bertram & Maggie Jane Gray. 1901 Census: b Kinnellar: North Bethelnie, Meldrum. Brother John also 15th Bn HLI. Soldiers Effects: John. Brother: James. Robert. Sister: Mrs Jessie Rogers. Agnes Carter. Minnie. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 216 : Occ : Farm Servant. Glasgow City Roll of Honour: 68 McIntosh St; Dennistoun. Savy British Cemetery Fr 0672 Plot I Row I Grave 17 Glasgow & Millbrex & 15th HLI

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:30 pm    Post subject: Angus Thomas Reply with quote

Thomas Angus Bdr L/7189 157th Royal Field Artillery A Bty b Longside e Aberdeen Age 36 Killed in Action F & F 30/07/1916 Husband of Annie Findla Shepherd. Marr 1911 New Deer. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Annie F. Soldiers Returns: 134/AF 15. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 215 : Occ : Farm Servant. Occ: Shepherd with Mr Alexander Taylor, Bogs of Artmaford. Flat Iron Copse Cemetery, Mametz Fr 0453 Plot III Row H Grave 09 PJ 19-8-16: P 7 : Photo. BO 15-8-16: Fyvie Info ADJ 08-08-16 P3: Fyvie. AWJ 11-08-16 P5: Fyvie.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:32 pm    Post subject: Mowatt Wm Reply with quote

Mowatt William Gnr L/7216 102th Royal Field Artillery "B" Bty b Strichen e Aberdeen Age 22 Killed in Action Italy 15-Jun-18 Son of Thomas & Mary Mowatt, Ivagehill Calmbanno, New Deer. Husband of Helen C Mowatt. Smiddybank Cott; Millbrex, Fyvie. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 226 : Occ : Farm Servant. 1901 Census : 221: Methlick 6/25: Middlemuir. Granezza British Cemetery, Italy Italy 04 Plot II Row E Grave 12
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:33 pm    Post subject: Reid Alexander Reply with quote

Reid Alexander Gnr 143935 Royal Field Artillery b Fyvie e Aberdeen Age 23 Died Home 25-Jan-17 Son of Mrs Jessie Reid, Manse Cott; Millbrex, Fyvie. 1911 Census: 2/7: Age 17: Occ: Postman. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 228 : Occ : Postman. Millbrex Churchyard, Fyvie U. K. Millbrex East Side of Main Path

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:36 pm    Post subject: Young Samuel French Reply with quote

Young Samuel French Pte 303366 1st/2nd Royal Army Medical Corps b Fyvie e Aberdeen Age 24 Died of Wounds F & F 06-Sep-18 Son of George Young, Farmer & Jessie Young, Woodside, Gight, Fyvie. 1911 Census: 2/12: Little Gight. Occ App Grocer. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 232 : Occ : Grocer. Ligny-St Flochel British Cemetery, Averdoingt Fr 0014 Plot IV Row C Grave 18

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:38 pm    Post subject: Fowler Wm H Reply with quote

Fowler William H Engineman 24355 DSM Royal Naval Reserve HMD "Floandi" Killed in Action Adriatic Sea 15-May-17 The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 220 : Occ : Marine Engineer. Taranto Town Cemetery Extension I 02 Plot IV Row E Grave 6
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:40 pm    Post subject: Paterson Alexander (some records say Patterson) Reply with quote

Paterson Alexander 2nd Lt 32nd Australian Inf (SA & WA) e Trayning Died F & F 19-Jul-16 Red Cross Papers: Page 5 NoK: Miss N Paterson, 27 Market St; Turriff. Em Papers: 851Patterson CSM age 25 Occ: Storekeeper: NoK: William Patterson, Father, Kiethen, "Monquehtta", Turriff. Date 18-11-15. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 16. Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery, Flerbaix Fr 0566 Row O Grave 25 Monquhitter & Millbrex
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Chapman Fred Pte 1051079 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan R) b Fyvie 12/10/1883 e Prince Edward, Sask. Age 34 Died F & F 12-Sep-17 Son of Alexander & Arm Robbie Chapman, Lethenty, Fyvie. Brother of Charles Chapman, Melfort, Saskatchewan. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 217. Occ: Farm Labourer. Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery Fr 0421 Plot I Row D Grave 17
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