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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:56 pm    Post subject: Cameron G Reply with quote

Cameron Grigor (Gregor) Pte 13215 1st Scots Guards b Kirkmichael, Banff. 17/07/1894 e Glasgow r Elgin Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 31-Jul-17 Son of Lillias Cameron. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 45: Occ Policeman. 1901 Census Gregor: 160/2 Tomintoul, 13 Main St; Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 11
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William John McDonald Pte 10499 2nd Scots Guards born Rothes enlisted Glasgow residence New Elgin Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-16 Lived in Sleepieshill, Urquhart. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 7D Courant 20-10-16 1/1

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Hugh Walker Pte 63794 13th Royal Fusiliers born Kilbirnie enlisted Horsham residence Horsham Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 29-Sep-17 Son of Andrew Walker. MI NE(S)71. Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A

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Robert Young Pte SPTS/2127 24th Royal Fusiliers born Broughton enlisted London resience Edinburgh Age 40 Killed in Action F & F 15-Dec-15 Son of Hugh W. Young, of Burghead, Morayshire. Mother Margaret Ritchie. Occ Tea Planter in Ceylon. MI: : Ec1059. Woburn Abbey Cemetery, Cuinchy Fr 0721 Plot I Row A Grave 4 FG 5-1-16 3/7 Burghead & Elgin

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:08 pm    Post subject: McGregor I R Reply with quote

I found one man Ian R MacGregor Gunner 1571 Machine Gun Corps born Chirnside, Berwick enlisted Perth residence Nairn Age 21 Killed in Action F & F 29-Apr-18 Son of D MacGregor, Gamekeeper, Lethen, Nairn. Wytschaete Military Cemetery B 074 Plot IIA Row E Grave 1 Courant 17-5-18 1/1

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Douglas Charles Dallachie Pte 43508 6th Seaforth Highlanders & 33rd MGC (Inf) b Bishopmill, Elgin 15/12/1896 e Elgin Age 21 Killed in Action F & F 20-Sep-18 Son of Hugh & Alexina Forsyth Douglas, 2 West Back St; Bishopmill, Elgin. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 92 Occ Linotype Operator. 1901 Census b New Spynie: Mother Alexanderina 135/13/87. Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery Fr 0415 Plot VIII Row D Grave 6
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Tytler James Hall 2nd Lt (Rev) 6th Durham Light Infantry b Aberdeen 06/09/1889 e Newcastle-onTyne Age 27 Died of Wounds F & F 16-Sep-16 Son of James Miller & Mary A Tytler, Granite House, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 457: Occ Minister. Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt Fr 0188 Plot II Row A Grave 43
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Alexander Thorburn Welsh 2nd Lt 4th Royal Welsh Fusiliers born Galashiels 19/03/1882 enlisted London Age 35 Killed in Action F & F 03-May-17 Son of the late William Welsch, Woollen Manufacturer & Isabella Thorburn Welsh, Ivy Bank, Elgin. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 465: Occ Woollen Manufacturer. 1901 Census: 135 Elgin: 10/127 : Seafield Cres; MI: NE(E)993b. Tank Cemetery, Guemappe Fr 0537 Row B Grave 6 Courant 18-5-17 3/2 Elgin & West End Primary

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:12 pm    Post subject: Grant Moody Reply with quote

Grant Moody Staff/Sjt T/809 6th Seaforths & ASC 64th (Hig) Div. b Lhanbryde, Elgin 19/03/1894 e Elgin r Elgin Age 22 Died Norwich 29-Mar-16 Son of Helen Kilgour Grant, Tyockside, Elgin, and the late John Grant. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 504 : Occ Law Apprentice. Elgin New Cemetery U. K. Elgin Row Q Grave 24
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reid George Reply with quote

George Reid Cpl 3577 9th London Regt (Queen Victoria's Rifles) born Peterhead 31/08/1897 enlisted London residence London Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 25-Jan-17 Son of Peter Reid & Mary A McCarthy Reid (Both Deceased). Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 352: Occ Draper's Assistant. 1901 Census 135 Elgin 3/62: 95 High St; Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez Fr 0924 Plot VIII Row G Grave 5 Courant 2-3-17 1/1

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:14 pm    Post subject: Fraser F S Reply with quote

Findlay Smith Fraser L/cpl 372633 8th London Regt (Post Office Rifles) born Elgin 13/09/1889 enlisted Fort George residence Elgin Age 28 Killed in Action F & F 30-Oct-17 Son of David & Jessie (nee Clark) Fraser, Blackfriars Pl; Elgin. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 121: Occ Postman. 1891 Census 135 Elgin 2/98: 205 High St; 1901 Census 135 Elgin 2/147 : Blackfrairs Rd; Telegraph Messanger. MI: NE(E)934. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 150 to 151 Elgin Elgin PO & West End Primary

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:15 pm    Post subject: Leslie Wm Reply with quote

Leslie William Pte 45765 2nd South Wales Borderers b Elgin 11/06/1898 e Elgin Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 27-Aug-17 Formerly M/205417 RASC Son of George & Jane Leslie, 111 High St; Elgin. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 207 : Occ Pattern Maker. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 65 to 66 Elgin
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:17 pm    Post subject: McGregor John Reply with quote

John McGregor Pte 62537 22nd Northumberland Fus. (Tyneside Scottish) born Elgin 06/01/1900 enlisted Elgin Age 18 Died F & F 13-Dec-18 Son of John McGregor (Deceased) & Margaret Jane Culbard McGregor, James Villa, New Elgin. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 296: Occ Plumber. 1901 Census 135 Elgin 18/288 House at the Wards. MI: NE(E)732. Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille Fr 0034 Plot XII Row C Grave 36 Courant 20-12-18 1/1 Elgin & New Elgin

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 3:59 am    Post subject: Re: Grant Moody Reply with quote

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Grant Moody Staff/Sjt T/809 6th Seaforths & ASC 64th (Hig) Div. b Lhanbryde, Elgin 19/03/1894 e Elgin r Elgin Age 22 Died Norwich 29-Mar-16 Son of Helen Kilgour Grant, Tyockside, Elgin, and the late John Grant. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 504 : Occ Law Apprentice. Elgin New Cemetery U. K. Elgin Row Q Grave 24


Moody Grant died following an appendicitis operation at Norwich.

Brother - James (Jimmy) Grant b. 31 Dec 1895 Private no.693353 of the 79th Cameron Highlanders (Canadian) ,
having emigrated to Canada, joined up at Winnipeg in 1917, killed in action near Amiens France 9th Aug 1918 and is buried in Manitoba Caix Cemetery, France GRAVE B.18.
He might be the James Grant on page 6 of this thread - which has no detail recorded for the James Grant mentioned.


Their father John Grant died 21 Dec 1910 and is buried at Advie, mother Helen (Nellie) Grant nee Kilgour died 5 Sep 1929 - She and Moody are buried together in Elgin cemetery.



My great great grandfather's brother Moody Grant. RIP

also brother Robert:
Moray Roll of Honour: GRANT, Robert. No. 2873, Pte., 6th Seaforth Highlanders ; born at Tyockside, Elgin, Jan.,
1898 ; joined at Elgin, 9th Dec, 1914 ; served in Ireland and France ; severely wounded in right leg by shrapnel.
Son of John Grant (deceased), Tyockside, Elgin, and Mrs. Helen Kilgour or Grant. Occupation, farm servant.
Killed in a swimming accident on the Taia River, Njala, Sierra Leone 21 May 1924

also brother Sandy
Moray Roll of Honour:GRANT, Alexander Phimister. A.B., H.M.S. " Invincible" ; born at Tyockside, St. Andrew's,
Lhanbryde, Elgin, 30th June, 1892 ; joined early in 1915 ; served in Home Waters. Son of
John Grant, Tyockside, Elgin (deceased), and Helen Kilgour or Grant. Occupation, lawyer.
Killed in a motor cycle accident 3 Oct 1931


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Simpson J M Reply with quote

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Simpson John M Sjt 11981 DCM MiD 11th Royal Scots b Elgin 20/03/1890 e Glencorse r Elgin Age 27 Killed in Action F & F 06-Jun-17 Son of James & Helen Simpson, Sheriffmill, by Elgin. & 18 King St; Elgin. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 399: Ogg Gardener. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 1 & 2


My Great Uncle one of eleven family members who served in WW1. His name is John Alexander Simpson not John M Simpson. Medals on display at Royal Scots Museum Edinburgh Castle. The 5 x Letters from his Commanding Officer and serving colleagues to my Great Grandmother I have in my possession
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