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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:07 pm    Post subject: UNST (NORTH), WW1 & WW2 Reply with quote

This is the northernmost memorial in the British Isles. It is within the burial ground at Norwick, overlooking the beautiful sandy bay. There are several CWGC headstones also within the cemetery.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:08 pm    Post subject: William Bruce Reply with quote

William Bruce Pte 28082 Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. MGC born Unst, Shetland Age 26 Killed in Action F & F 01-Oct-18 Son of Robert & Andrina Bruce, Haroldswick, Unst. Son of Robert and Andrina Bruce, of Stove, Haroldswick, Lerwick, Scotland. B 1892. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 14: Photo. Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery Fr 1483 Plot IV Row B Grave 32
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:09 pm    Post subject: William N Bruce no more info meantime Reply with quote

William N Bruce RNR Age 27
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:11 pm    Post subject: James Thomas Edwardson Reply with quote

James Thomas Edwardson Seaman/Gunner 2883/B SS Henley Royal Naval Reserve born Haroldswick, Unst 10/06/1882 Age 35 Lost At Sea 10-Apr-18 Husband of Jemima Ann (Hughson) Edwardson, Buddigarth, Haroldswick, Unst. CWGC: Son of Robert and Christina J. Edwardson, of Haroldswick. Husband of Jemima Edwardson, of Buddigarth, Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland Isles. B 1882. NoK: Wife: J T Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 26: Photo. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 31
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:12 pm    Post subject: James John Henderson Reply with quote

James John Henderson Gunner PO/4428B SS Ennismore RNR born North Yell 10/07/1886 Age 32 Killed in Action At Sea 29-Dec-17 Son of Robert Henderson & Johanna Henry Williamson. Husband of Maggie Henderson, of Tourie, Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland. Margaret Jane Sutherland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 44: Photo. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 27
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:14 pm    Post subject: William Henderson Reply with quote

William Henderson Pte 38530 2nd 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade born Unst, Shetland 16/11/1886 Age 30 Killed in Action F & F 12-Oct-17 Eldest son of John & Charlotte (nee Anderson) Henderson, Troal, Norwick, Haroldswick, Unst. CWGC: Son of John and Charlotte Henderson, of Troal Norwick, Haroldswick, Lerwick, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 45: Photo. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 N.Z. Apse, Panel 7
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:16 pm    Post subject: William Hughson Reply with quote

William Hughson Gunner PO/4848 SS Valvarda RNR born Skerries, Shetland 05/03/1882 Age 39 Died of Pneumonia Boston 22-Dec-18 Husband of Catherine Hughson, Burrafirth, Unst. Cwgc: Husband of C. Hughson, of 25, Lower Granston Rd., Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. NoK: Widow: Atherine, 25 Lr Granton Rd, Leith, Edinburghshire. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 48: Photo. Boston (Fairview) Cemetery Aspen Ave. G.7. Range A.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:19 pm    Post subject: John Hercules Johnson Reply with quote

John Hercules Johnson Lt (Pilot) 43rd RAF born Unst, Shetland 19/10/1895 Age 22 Missing Noyon 09-Jun-18 Son of Wm & Joan Johnson, Haroldwick, Unst. CWGC:Son of William and Joan Johnson, of Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland. Mother Joan Priest. Aberdeen City Roll of Honour: Haroldswick, Shetland. Shetland Roll of Honour: Page 64: Photo. Thiescourt French National Cemetery Fr 1065 Grave 187
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:23 pm    Post subject: Robert Dowell Laurenson Reply with quote

Robert Dowell Laurenson Seaman 1084L HMS Verna RNR born Norwick, Unst 07/08/1894 Age 22 Lost At Sea 25-Feb-17 Son of the late Alexander Priest Laurenson, Norwick, Unst. Mother Robina Sutherland. CWGC: Son of Alexander and Robina Laurenson, of Norwick, Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland. NoK: Sister: Mrs Joan Grey Norwick-Unst, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour : Page 73 : photo. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 27
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:25 pm    Post subject: John Peter Priest Reply with quote

John Peter Priest Pte 40049 3rd New Zealand Rifles born Unst, Shetland 03/11/1892 Age 25 Accidently Killed F & F 20-Jan-18 Son of James Thomas Priest & Mary (nee Thomson) Priest, Phail, Haroldswick, Unst. CWGC: Son of James Thomas and Mary Priest, of Feal Haroldswick, Uista, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 99 : Photo. Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood B 308 Plot XIII Row B Grave 13
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:26 pm    Post subject: Magnus Sinclair Priest Reply with quote

Magnus Sinclair Priest Seaman Gunner 5131B HMS Glenyle RNR born Unst, Shetland 15/06/1888 Age 28 Lost Med 01-Jan-16 Son of James & Ann Tamar (nee Bruce) Priest, Sandale, Norwick, Haroldswick, Unst. NoK: Father: James; Norwich, Unst, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 99 : Photo. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 23
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