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ROSENDAEL : Broughty Ferry. **Photos required**

 
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Keptie



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 6:57 pm    Post subject: ROSENDAEL : Broughty Ferry. **Photos required** Reply with quote

The Scottish Naval & Military Veterans' Residence - ROSENDAEL , 3 Victoria Road, BROUGHTY FERRY ,ANGUS .

The dwellighouse was donated by Dundee Jute Baron , John Normansell Kyd in Memory of 2nd Lieutenant FRANK PROCTOR KYD, East Surrey Regiment att 11th Bn the Royal Warwickshire Regiment killed in action 18 August 1916 and buried in Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuile , France . This young officer's grave is in the Somme .

The Kyd family left their mansion in Broughty Ferry and an endowment of 10,000 to Scottish Veterans' Residences to run a home for Veteran Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen following the death of their son killed in action .

The Rosendael residence was opened officially on 3 May 1933 by the Lord Provost of Dundee


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 26, 2009 10:05 am    Post subject: Rosendael , Broughty Ferry -memory of 2nd Lt FP Kyd Reply with quote

This Residence was officially opened by the Lord Provost of Dundee but in attendance was the Chairman , Lt Col C L Addison-Smith formerly Seaforth Highlanders and Rear Admiral the Hon W S Leveson -Gower,CB,DSO , Commanding Officer , Coast of Scotland and Lt Col Sir Archibald R Cameron, KCB,CMG , General Officer Commanding in Chief , Scottish Command

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 26, 2009 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

See here for an invitation for the opening ceremony:

http://www.svronline.org/archive/rosendaelinvite.jpg

Lt Col Addison-Smith had commanded 10th (Reserve) Bn Seaforths Highlanders during the war.

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