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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:31 pm    Post subject: NESTING (NORTH), WW1 & WW2 Reply with quote

Situated on a small hillock by the side of the B9075 at Brettabister.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:32 am    Post subject: Thomas Anderson Reply with quote

Thomas Anderson Seaman 1286/L Royal Naval Reserve (Shetland Section) born Nesting, Shetland 26/12/1879 Age 38 Died from disease Home 19-Mar-17 Son of Henry and Catherine Tait Anderson. Husband of Eliza C. Robertson Anderson, of Housabister, Nesting, Shetland. NoK: Wife: Eliza Charlotte, 19 Burgh Road, Lerwick, Shetland. Kirkabister Cemetery, North Nesting, Shetland Six yards East of gate
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:33 am    Post subject: Robert John Anderson Reply with quote

Robert John Anderson Seaman 3717C HMS Dundee born Lerwick 10/11/1879 Age 35 Killed in Action At Sea 16-Mar-17 Son of Janet Anderson, 86 Commercial St; Lerwick. Son of Mrs. Janet Anderson, of 1, Gardie Court, Lerwick, Shetland Isles. Son of Samuel Anderson & Janet Laurenson Robertson. Husband of Barbara Arthurson. Married 13 Jun 1916 - Lerwick. NoK: Wife: Barbara, 86 Commercial St, Lerwick, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 6: Photo. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 27
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:35 am    Post subject: Robert Arthur Reply with quote

Robert Arthur Act Ldg Smn 2923. B SS Hebburn RNVR born North Nesting 15/12/1878 Age 38 Died At Sea 25-Sep-18 Son of Edward & the late Elizabeth (nee Bruce) Arthur, Laxfirth, North Nesting. CWGC: Son of Edward Arthur, of Whalsey, Shetland Isles, and the late Elizabeth Bruce Arthur. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 9: Photo. NoK: Sister: Katherine 21 Burrs Lane Lerwick Shetland. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 31
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:37 am    Post subject: Hugh Morrison Johnson Reply with quote

Hugh Morrison Johnson Carpenter SS Loadner born Nesting 08/06/1888 Age 30 Drowned At Sea 14-Apr-18 Son of George & Martha Johnson, Grunfirth, North Nesting. CWGC: Son of George and Martha (nee Morrison) Johnson, of Gronafirth Nesting, Lerwick, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 62: Photo. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:38 am    Post subject: Thomas Pole Reply with quote

Thomas Pole Sapper 166919 154th Royal Engineers Field Coy born Nesting 12/01/1895 enlisted Carlisle Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 17-Nov-17 Son of Laurence & Catherine(nee Sutherland) Pole, Housabister, Nesting. CWGC: Son of Laurence and Katherine Pole, of Housabister, Nesting, Shetland Isles. Shetland's Roll of Honour : Page 97 : Photo. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 08 and 162
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:40 am    Post subject: Francis Pottinger Reply with quote

Francis Pottinger Pte S/16343 3rd Seaforth Highlanders born Nesting 03/05/1898 Age 19 Died of Meningitis Cromarty 02-May-17 Son of Mr & Mrs W Pottinger, Brettabister, North Nesting. Son of William & Ann Harriet (nee Hunter). Shetland's Roll of Honour : Page 98 : Photo. Garth Old Churchyard
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:42 am    Post subject: William Robertson Reply with quote

Several men of this man could fit
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:44 am    Post subject: GIFFORD THOMAS GRAY Reply with quote

Name: GRAY, GIFFORD THOMAS
Initials: G T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. Empire Statesman (Leith)
Age: 19
Date of Death: 05/12/1940
Additional information: Son of John and Christina Gray, of Nesting, Zetland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 45.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:47 am    Post subject: HENRY WILLIAM HUNTER - this was the only one I found.... Reply with quote

Name: HUNTER, HENRY WILLIAM
Initials: H W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. Silverpalm (London)
Age: 33
Date of Death: 09/06/1941
Additional information: Son of Henry and Catherine Ann Hunter; husband of Monica Josephine Hunter, of Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo, Irish Republic.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 97.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:49 am    Post subject: ALEXANDER HUGHSON - this was the only one I found.... Reply with quote

Name: HUGHSON, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Master
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: M.V. Lady Glanely (Cardiff)
Age: 58
Date of Death: 02/12/1940
Additional information: Son of Hugh and Ellen Hughson; husband of Isabel Hughson. His son Kenneth Arthur also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 63.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2018 7:16 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 6066
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