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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:28 pm    Post subject: A Webster Reply with quote

Webster Alexander Pte 409539 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regt) b Banffshire 28/11/1886 e Niagara Age 30 Killed in Action F & F 01-Oct-16 NoK John Webster, Wards of Afforsk, Banffshire. Occ: Lineman. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 173 : Occ : Farm Worker. Vimy Memorial M. R. 23
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Killoh George Pte 1962 17th Australian Inf (N.S.W) e Coolamon, NSW Died of Wounds F & F 27-Jul-16 Son of George & Annie Klloh, Cross Slack, Gamrie. Died at Pozieres. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 162 : Occ : Farm Servant. Brother James killed 13-11-16. Albert Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0430 Plot I Row K Grave 15 Photo taken 2004 Nov
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Smith James Pte 16208 3rd South African Inf Age 42 Died Home 08-Feb-18 Son of William & Isobel Smith, 33 Fife St; Gamrie, Banff. Served in German S.W. & E. Africa. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page : Occ Joiner. Gamrie New Parish Churchyard U. K. Gamrie B5.46
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:39 pm    Post subject: J Clark Reply with quote

Clark John Christopher Pte (Cpl) 3034437 3rd Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regt) b Winnipeg 27/11/1879 e Toronto Age 41 Died USA 13-Jan-20 Brother of Mrs Philip Hennegan, Springfield USA. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page : 157: Occ: Farmer. Springfield (Calvary) Cemetery, Ohio, USA U. S. A. Ohio, Springfield S.B.L.6
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:02 pm    Post subject: Gamrie Reply with quote

WATT, J.A. , 36 years , Engineman, MERCANTILE MARINE, HM DRIFTER " Premier" died 15 January 1918 , husband of Anna Bella Watt, 75 Denside, Gardenstown, Banff . Grave Gamrie New Parish Churchyard ( A 1 . 61 )

The headstone in this churchyard covers details of the sinking by German U Boat off Skye and James Alexander WATT , Engineman, of the SS Premier (as the headstone calls the boat ) died of his injuries at the Station Hotel in Mallaig on 15 January 1918.

The Oban Times , under the heading of " Another U boat Crime : reports the attack on the Premier , a small unarmed drifter by the German U Boat on 7 January 1918 off Loch Eynort ( isle of Skye ) and one killed and one badly wounded .

The book " Off Scotland " by Ian Whittaker - covers wrecks in Scotland and this covers the wreck of the Premier : Captain Ritchie ( BF696) sunk by gunfire on 7 January 1918 etc
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:27 am    Post subject: Re: J West Reply with quote

anne park wrote:
West John Gnr 645782 108th Royal Field Artillery b Aberdeen e Aberdeen Age 30 Died F & F 19-May-18 Son of John & Isabella West, 57 Denside, Gardenstown, Banff. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page :174: Occ: Cooper. Blangy-Tronville Communal Cemetery Fr 0889 Grave 10


John West was my Great Uncle. I have been to his grave in Blangy-Tronville, France.

Are you related to him and do you have any more information on him?

Regards,

David Dewar
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