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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:59 pm    Post subject: WHITENESS & WEISDALE Reply with quote




The front base has the inscription :"To the memory of the men from Whiteness and Weisdale who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1919".

On one side is added the words "In Memory 1939 - 1945".

The names of the fallen men in WWI

William Allan
Joseph Irvine Arthur
Leslie George Arthur
George Greig
Andrew M. Hunter
William Hunter
Michael George Hunter
Robert Hunter
William Johnson
Christopher Morrison
John Smith Nicolson
John James Peterson
Thomas Gifford Robinson
Andrew Slater Smith
Andrew Anthony Smith
James W. Smith
Christopher Tait
John B. Williamson
James Wilson
John Wilson
James Alexander Leask


The Names of the fallen men in WWII

Walter Fraser
Lawrence Christopher Grains
Robert George Hunter
Jeremiah Hutchinson
Charles D. Inkster
Adam Leask
David Goldwin Morrison
James Henry Nicolson
Robert H. Robertson
William R. Robertson
Robert N. Sinclair
John George Smith
Henry Williamson
William Magnus Williamson

THE PHOTOS ARE COURTESY OF SHETLOPEDIA;
http://shetlopedia.com/Whiteness_and_Weisdale_War_Memorial
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 7:58 am    Post subject: William Allan Reply with quote

William Allan Pte S/43389 2nd Gordon Highlanders B Coy born Torry, Aberdeen enlisted Lerwick Age 31 Killed in Action F & F 17-May-17 Son of George & Jane (nee Milne) Allan, 3 Menzies Rd; Torry, Aberdeen. Husband of Mary Anderson Allan, West Setter, Weisdaly, Shetland. Shetland Roll of Honour: Page 2: Photo. Occ Carpenter. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:00 am    Post subject: Joseph Irvine Arthur Reply with quote

Joseph Irvine Arthur Wireless Op. CZ/7890 HMY Conqueror II born Tingwall 14/03/1893 Age 23 Lost At Sea 26-Sep-16 Son of George & Mary (nee Irvine) Arthur, Stromfirth, Weisdale. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 9: Photo. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 24
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:05 am    Post subject: Leslie George Arthur Reply with quote

Leslie George Arthur Pte/Rifleman 70080 New Zealand Rifle Brigade born New Zealand Age 29 Killed in Action F & F 05-Oct-18 2nd son of the late Leslie Arthur, New Zealand. Formerly of Stromfirth, Weisdale. Son of Leslie Irvine Arthur and Mary Ann (nee March) Arthur, of Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 9: Photo. Marcoing British Cemetery Fr 0911 Plot II Row B Grave 14
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:07 am    Post subject: George Greig Reply with quote

Several on the database but none fit Shetland
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:11 am    Post subject: Andrew Marshall Hunter Reply with quote

Andrew Marshall Hunter AB 860974 HMS Victory born Whiteness Age 19 Died of illness Haslar 26-Sep-17 3rd son of the late James & Christina (nee Gair) Hunter, Strom, Whiteness. CWGC: H.M.S. Crescent. NoK: Mother: Strome, Whiteness, Shetland. B1897. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 48: Photo. 1901 Census: born Whiteness, Zetland 1898: Earl Ho Strome. Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery U. K. Hants 5 Haslar E 27 25
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:14 am    Post subject: Michael George Hunter Reply with quote

Michael George Hunter Chief Officer SS Birkhall Mercantile Marine born Lerwick 29/11/1869 Age 48 Killed Med 23-Jan-18 Husband of Robina Catherine Hunter, Post Office, Whiteness. CWGC: Husband of Robina Catherine Hunter (nee Abernethy), of Whiteness, Shetland. Born in the Shetlands. Son of Robert Hunter & Barbara Hunter Arthur. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 48: Photo. Towerhill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:18 am    Post subject: Robert Hunter Reply with quote

Robert Hunter Seaman RNVR born Whiteness 17/04/1886 Age 32 Died of Pneumonia Lerwick 02-Nov-18 Son of Robert Hunter & Barbara Hunter Arthur. Husband of Barbara (nee Ward) Hunter, Roadside, Hamavoe, Burra Isle. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 48: Photo.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:24 am    Post subject: William Hunter Reply with quote

Only one man from Shetland but unsure if he's the right one meantime.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:27 am    Post subject: James Alexander Leask Reply with quote

James Alexander Leask PO 3165.B MHT Evande RNR born South Whiteness 07/10/1882 Age 34 Lost At Sea 27-Feb-17 Son of William Leask & Catherine Isabella Hunter. Husband of Marion Halcrow (Sandison) Leask, Gideonfield, Sand, Sandsting. NoK: Widow: Marion Gideonfield, by Gaidehouse, Sandsting, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour : Page 75 : photo. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 27
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:29 am    Post subject: Christopher Morrison Reply with quote

Christopher Morrison Master SS Sheafblade Mercantile Marine born Weisdale, Shetland 26/02/1872 Age 45 Lost At Sea 25-Oct-17 Son of the late Laurence Morrison, & Maria Thomson, Houll. Husband of Agnes (nee Thompson) Morrison, Hegabister, Weisdale. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 85 : photo. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:31 am    Post subject: John Smith Nicolson Reply with quote

John Smith Nicolson Pte S/43378 2nd Gordon Highlanders born Whiteness, Shetland 20/08/1896 enlisted Lerwick Age 21 Killed in Action F & F 26-Oct-17 Son of Robert Nicolson & Christina Smith. Brother of Mr James Henry Nicolson, 9 Belmont Rd; Aberdeen. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:34 am    Post subject: John James Peterson Reply with quote

John James Peterson Pte S/12614 8th Seaforth Highlanders born Whiteness Kirkwall, Ornkey Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 15-Oct-16 2nd son of James & Barbara (nee Isbister) Peterson, Nesbester, Whiteness. CWGC: Son of James and Barbara Peterson, of 29, Rosemount Place, Aberdeen. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 95. 1901 Census: Nebister (South), Whiteness and Weisdale. Memorial: Braewick. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15C
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:37 am    Post subject: Thomas Gifford Robinson Reply with quote

Thomas Gifford Robinson Pte 2679 45th Australian Infantry, A.I.F. born West Hartlepool Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 06-Aug-16 Son of Capt John & Jane (nee Moodie) Robertson, Lochside, Weisdale. CWGC: Son of John Robinson and Jane R. Moodie Robinson, of Lochside, Weisdale, Shetland Islands. 1901 Resident at Lochside, Hellister, Weisdale. B 1892. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 104 : Photo. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial M. R. 26 45th Bn
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:39 am    Post subject: Andrew Anthony Smith Reply with quote

Andrew Anthony Smith Able Seaman SS Perth born Whiteness 20/06/1866 Age 47 Lost At Sea 02-Apr-16 Son of the late James and Barbara (nee Robertson) Smith. Husband of Catherine Smith (nee Isbister), of Parkfield Rd., Lerwick, Shetland. Born at South Whiteness, Shetland. Husband of Mrs Smith, Parkfield Road, Lerwick. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 112 : Photo. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39
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