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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:45 pm    Post subject: DUNROSSNESS, WW1 Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The names of the fallen men :

John W. Aitken
Adam Arcus
Robert Bairnson
James W. Cheyne
Charles Eunson
Robert C. D. Goudie
Robert Leslie
John Mainland
James R. Moncrieff
Archibald Ridland
John W. Smith
Laurence Anderson
William Anderson
Stewart Eunson
David R. Lawrence
William S. Lawrence
Andrew Mainland
James Williamson
Alexander L. Cheyne
William S. Shewan
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:24 am    Post subject: John William Aitken Reply with quote

John William Aitken Leading Seaman H.M.S. Excellent RNR Age 24 Died Home 12-Jun-18 Son of John & Mary Agnes Aitken, Tougs, Dunrossness. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 3: Photo. Dunrossness Parish Churchyard Scot 1005 In North-West end of church.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:26 am    Post subject: William Anderson Reply with quote

William Anderson Air Mec 3rd Class Royal Air Force born Dunrossness 01/08/1880 Age 38 Died of Pneumonia Blandford 12-Nov-18 Husband of Ann Tait Anderson, Union St; Lerwick. CWGC: Husband of Ann T. Irvine Anderson, of Union St., Lerwick. Son of Laurence Anderson & Catherine Forbes Mail. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 5: Photo. Lerwick New Cemetery, Zetland Sc 1014 7th Terrace slope. I.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:27 am    Post subject: Adam Arcus Reply with quote

Adam Arcus Deck Hand 9768/DA H.M.S. Pembroke RNR born Dunrossness 28/12/1893 Age 24 Died Chatham 02-Nov-18 Son of Robert Arcus, Rerwick, Dunrossness. Mother Ellen Williamson. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 8: Photo. Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery Naval. 4. 206.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:28 am    Post subject: Robert Magnus Bairnson Reply with quote

Robert Magnus Bairnson Deck Hand 103/L HMS Victory born Dunrossness 19/08/1894 Age 21 Died of Pneumonia Haslar Son of Ellen (nee Leslie) Bairnson & William Bairnson, Culster, Dunrossness. Son of William and Helen Bairnson, of Fleck, Dunrossness. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 10: Photo. Dunrossness Parish Churchyard Scot 1005 In South-East part
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:29 am    Post subject: James William Cheyne Reply with quote

James William Cheyne Seaman 1166/L (Shetland Sect.). S.S. Meaford RNR Age 19 Died Enteric Fever Gibralter 24-Aug-17 Son of James & Margaret Cheyne, Longfield, Dunrossness. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 17: Photo. Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery D. 3653.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:30 am    Post subject: Robert Leslie Reply with quote

Robert Leslie Seaman 669.L RNR HMTB 114 (Shetland Section) born Dunrossness 03/04/1899 Age 19 Died of Pneumonia Dunrossness 27-Oct-18 Eldest son of Laurence & Mary (nee Burgess) Leslie, Culster, Dunrossness. CWGC: Son of Laurence and Mary Leslie, of Culster, Dunrossness. Shetland's Roll of Honour : Page 77 : Photo. Dunrossness Parish Churchyard Scot 1005 In South-West corner.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:32 am    Post subject: Andrew Mainland Reply with quote

Andrew Mainland Sjt (QSM) S/1749 8/10th Gordon Highlanders born Dunrossness enlisted Aberdeen Age 40 Died of Wounds F & F 25-Jul-16 Son of James & Mary Mainland, South Voe, Dunrossness, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 78. CWGC: Son of James Cullen Mainland and Mary (nee Ridland) Mainland, of South Voe, Dunrossness, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour : Page 78 : Photo. City Roll of Honour : 35 Dee St; Aberdeen. QMS. Meaulte Military Cemetery Fr 0370 Row E Grave 35 Aberdeen Daily Journal 11-08-16 Roll of Honour.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:33 am    Post subject: James Robert Moncrieff Reply with quote

James Robert Moncrieff Leading Seaman SS Bristol City born Dunrossness 16/02/1886 Age 31 Lost Antlantic 16-Dec-17 Husband of Bella Moncrieff, Spiggie, Dunrossness. (Isabella Sinclair). Son of James John Moncreiff & Christina Williamson Johnstone. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 84 : photo.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:34 am    Post subject: William Sinclair Shewan Reply with quote

William Sinclair Shewan Master SS T R Thompson born Dunrossness Age 42 Mined English Channel 29-Mar-18 Husband of Bessie Shewan, Sunderland & Son of Alexander Shewan & Mrs Annie Shewan, Seatness, Virkie. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 108 : Photo. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:35 am    Post subject: John William Smith Reply with quote

John William Smith Gunner RNR (Shetland Section) Apavina born Dunrossness 29/10/1898 Age 19 Lost English Channel 19-Nov-17 Son of Robert Smith & Christina (nee Leslie) Smith, Trosswick, Dunrossness. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 115 : Photo.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:36 am    Post subject: James Williamson Reply with quote

James Williamson Pte 8/3792 1st Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 01-Aug-16 Son of Mr & Mrs S Williamson, Exaboe, Virkie. CWGC: Son of Barbara Williamson, of Dunrossness, Shetland, and the late Sinclair Williamson. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 135 : Photo. Cite Bon-Jean Military Cemetery, Armentieres Fr 0922 Plot I Row E Grave 28
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:32 pm    Post subject: Pte. Stewart Eunson Reply with quote

dhubthaigh wrote:
Stewart Eunson


The war return gives place of birth as Lerwick and that he was killed in action.

CWGC
Name: EUNSON
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: London Regiment
Unit Text: 2nd/20th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 12/07/1916
Service No: 5537
Additional information: Son of Andrew and Elizabeth Eunson, of Lerwick, Shetland Isles.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 13.
Cemetery: ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI

SNWM
Surname: EUNSON
Firstname: Stewart
Service Number: 5537
Date Death: 12/07/1916
Other: 20th (County of London) Bn. (Blackheath and Woolwich) formerly 81606 R.A.M.C.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: Pte
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Stewart Eunson Pte 5537 20th London Regt born Lerwick 13/03/1897 enlisted Lerwick residence Lerwick Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 12-Jul-16 Son of Andrew Robert Euson & Elizabeth L (nee Goldie) Euson, Glenfarquhar, Lerwick. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 27: Photo. Formerly 81606 RAMC. Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St Eloy Fr 0068 Plot I Row A Grave 13 Dunrossness & Shetland
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