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PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:22 am    Post subject: Brechin, Gardner Memorial Church, WWI Reply with quote

UKNIWM No: unlisted
OS MAP REF: NO 600 601





GARDNER MEMORIAL CHURCH

THEY WHO ARE HERE COMMEMORATED
MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH, WERE NUMBERED AMONG THOSE
WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT WAS
DEAR TO THEM ENDURED HARDNESS FACED DANGER AND FINALLY
PASSED FROM THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND
SELF-SACRIFICE GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT
LIVE IN FREEDOM

Pte Andrew Calder 5th Black Watch 8th Feb 1915
Pte Alexander Marr 90th Winnipeg Rifles 25th Apr 1915
Pte Dunbar Adams 14th Canadain Rifles 13th Jul 1916
Pte David Bennett 2nd Black Watch 21st Sep 1916
Pte Charles Bruce 5th Black Watch 25th Sept 1916
Pte Robert Murray 11th Black Watch Sept 1916
Pte Robert Strachan 5th Black Watch 14th Oct 1916

Pte Henry Duthie 5th Black Watch 28th Aug 1917
Pte John Anderson 5th Black Watch 29th Sept 1917
L.Cpl James McGregor Liverpool Scottish 23rd Apr 1918
Sapper Henry Garnes Royal Engineers 1st June 1918
Pte George Mitchell Cameron Highlanders 23rd July 1918
Pte David Cooper 2nd Black Watch 5th Mar 1919
Sec.Lt George Farquharson 7th West Yorks 7th Oct 1919

THESE ARE THEY WHICH CAME OUT OF GREAT TRIBULATION


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 11:14 pm    Post subject: Pte. Andrew Watt Calder Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: CALDER, ANDREW WATT
Initials: A W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 08/02/1915
Service No: 1766
Additional information: Son of John and Helen D. Calder, of 28, City Rd., Brechin, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. F. 6.
Cemetery: ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE

SNWM
Surname: CALDER
Firstname: Andrew
Service Number: 1766
Date Death: 08/02/1915
Place of birth: Brechin Forfarshire
Other: 5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 11:57 pm    Post subject: Pte. Alexander Colville Marr Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: MARR, ALEXANDER COLVILLE
Initials: A C
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 25/04/1915
Service No: 272
Additional information: Son of William and Helen Marr, of 107, Montrose St., Brechin, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
unlisted


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:00 am    Post subject: Pte. Dunbar Adams Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: ADAMS
Initials: D
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Date of Death: 13/07/1916
Service No: 458110
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. H. 31.
Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND

SNWM
unlisted


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:04 am    Post subject: Pte. David Bennett Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: BENNETT
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 21/09/1916
Service No: 1549
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 11.
Cemetery: AMARA WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BENNETT
Firstname: David
Service Number: 1549
Date Death: 21/09/1916
Place of birth: Brechin
Other: 2nd Bn. formerly 3/5226 3rd Gordon High.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:05 am    Post subject: Pte. Charles Bruce Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: BRUCE, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 25/09/1916
Service No: S/43391
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: BRUCE
Firstname: Charles
Service Number: S/43391
Date Death: 25/09/1916
Place of birth: Brechin Forfarshire
Other: 1st Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:22 am    Post subject: Pte. Robert Murray Reply with quote

The churches info on battalion and approximate timing of death are way out, but this is the only Marray with a link to Brechin, he enlisted there.

CWGC
Name: MURRAY, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 07/12/1915
Service No: S/9380
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78 to 83.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MURRAY
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: S/9380
Date Death: 07/12/1915
Place of birth: Fordoun Kincardineshire
Other: 9th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:25 am    Post subject: L.Cpl. Robert Strachan Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: STRACHAN, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 14/10/1916
Service No: 240664
Additional information: Son of James R. and Elizabeth M. Strachan, of 13, Kinnaird Place, Brechin, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: STRACHAN
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: 240664
Date Death: 14/10/1916
Place of birth: Brechin Forfarshire
Other: 5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: L/Cpl


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:36 am    Post subject: Pte. Harry Wood Smith Duthie Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: DUTHIE, HARRY WOOD SMITH
Initials: H W S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 25/08/1917
Service No: 240447
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 94 to 96.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: DUTHIE
Firstname: Harry Wood Smith
Service Number: 240447
Date Death: 25/08/1917
Place of birth: Bervie Kincardineshire
Other: 9th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte


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CWGC
Name: ANDERSON, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 4th/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 27/09/1917
Service No: 240282
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 94 to 96.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: ANDERSON
Firstname: John
Service Number: 240282
Date Death: 27/09/1917
Place of birth: Brechin
Other: 4/5th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: A/L/Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:52 am    Post subject: Pte. James A. McGregor Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: McGREGOR, JAMES A.
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Unit Text: 1st/10th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/04/1918
Service No: 89049
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 27 to 30.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: McGREGOR
Firstname: James A
Service Number: 89049
Date Death: 23/04/1918
Other: formerly 30524 Cameron Highrs.
SNWM roll: LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:53 am    Post subject: Spr. Harry Garnes Reply with quote

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Name: GARNES
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 203rd Field Coy.
Date of Death: 01/06/1918
Service No: 410316
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 15.
Cemetery: MARTINSART BRITISH CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: GARNES
Firstname: Harry
Service Number: 410316
Date Death: 01/06/1918
Place of birth: Arbroath Forfarshire
Other: 203rd Field Coy.
SNWM roll: THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
Rank: Spr


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:54 am    Post subject: Pte. George Mitchell Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: MITCHELL, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/07/1918
Service No: S/32273
Additional information: Son of James Mitchell, of 194, Montrose St., Brechin, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: MITCHELL
Firstname: George
Service Number: S/32273
Date Death: 23/07/1918
Place of birth: Blairgowrie Perthshire
Other: 6th Bn. formerly 4042 Lovat Scouts.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:59 am    Post subject: Pte. David Cooper Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: COOPER
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 05/03/1919
Service No: 1299
Additional information: Husband of Alice Easson Fenton (formerly Cooper), of Dalls House, Montrose St., Brechin.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 263. 3.
Cemetery: BRECHIN CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: COOPER
Firstname: David
Service Number: 1299
Date Death: 05/03/1919
Place of birth: Little Keithock Brechin
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:11 am    Post subject: 2nd Lt. George Farquharson Reply with quote

George had been omitted from the CWGC database until recently.

Name: FARQUHARSON, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 07/10/1919
Additional information: Son of Frank and Elizabeth Farquharson, of Brechin, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: UNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
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