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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 10:56 pm    Post subject: Rafford War Memorial Reply with quote

A Piccy of Rafford War Memorial

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

a few more pics





WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
ANDENSON WILLIAM PRIVATE
CALDER DAVID PRIVATE
FANNING ALEXANDER PRIVATE
FORBES WILLIAM PRIVATE
FRASER ALEXANDER PRIVATE
FRASER ROBERT SERGEANT
GALLOWAY HAROLD B. MAJOR
GEORGE WILLIAM PRIVATE
HARPER WILLIAM S. GUNNER
JAMES ALEXANDER SERGEANT
JEANS GEORGE PRIVATE
MACKENZIE KENNETH PRIVATE
MACKENZIE RODERICK PRIVATE
MACRITCHIE RODERICK PRIVATE
MCINTOSH ALLAN PRIVATE
MCRITCHIE GEORGE SERGEANT
MILLAR ALEXANDER CORPORAL
MILLAR ARTHUR PRIVATE
ROBERTSON ALEXANDER PRIVATE
ROYAN JAMES PRIVATE
SMITH JOHN W. SERGEANT
WALKER JAMES PRIVATE



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
BURR ROBERT SKENE PRIVATE
FALCONER JAMES SERGEANT
HAY JOHN CORPORAL
HAY WILLIAM PRIVATE
JEANS CHARLES PRIVATE
JEANS GEORGE MERCHANT NAVY
MCDONALD JAMES SERGEANT
MCLENNAN KENNETH SERGEANT
MCRITCHIE COLIN PRIVATE
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:40 pm    Post subject: Pte William Anderson Reply with quote

William Alexander Anderson Pte 3961 6th Seaforth Highlanders born Birnie 16/11/1884 enlisted Nairn Age 31 Killed in Action F & F 13-Nov-16 Son of Mrs. Anderson, of Granary Cottage, Rafford, Forres, Morayshire. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 16: Occ Under Gamekeeper. Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet Fr 0131 Plot I Row H Grave 2

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:42 pm    Post subject: Pte David Calder Reply with quote

Calder David Pte 975 6th Seaforth Highlanders b Petty 23/08/1894 e Rafford Age 21 Killed in Action F & F 15-Jun-15 Son of George and Isabella Whyte Calder, of Hawihorn Cottage, Dyke Village, Forres, Morayshire. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 41: Occ Estate Worker. Le Touret Memorial M. R. 22 Panel 38 and 39 Dyke & Rafford
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:47 pm    Post subject: Pte Alexander Fanning Reply with quote

Fanning Alexander Pte 241975 5th Seaforth Highlanders b Whitehouse, Aberlour 30/11/1882 e Elgin Age 34 Killed in Action F & F 09-Apr-17 Son of Alexander Fanning & Isabella Gordon Fanning. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 109: Occ Distillery Worker. Roclincourt Military Cemetery Fr 0184 Plot I Row A Grave 20
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:49 pm    Post subject: Pte William Forbes Reply with quote

Forbes William Pte 2270 4th Cameron Highlanders b Rafford 11/11/1896 e Inverness Age 18 Died - Typhoid Fever F & F 04-Jul-15 Son of Hugh and Ann Forbes, of Rafford, Morayshire, Scotland. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 115: Occ Ploughman. Le Treport Military Cemetery Fr 0001 Plot II Row F Grave 6A
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:54 pm    Post subject: Pte Alexander Fraser Reply with quote

Too many men of that name to pick one.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:55 pm    Post subject: Sjt Robert Fraser Reply with quote

Fraser Robert Sjt 54 6th Seaforth Highlanders b Rafford 08/01/1885 e Forres Age 30 Killed in Action F & F 10-Nov-15 Brother of Mr. J. Fraser, of The Fore, Rafford, Forres, Morayshire. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 127: Son of Hugh & Mary MacGillivray Fraser (both dec). Muir of Tore, Rafford, Forres. Occ Law Clerk. St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens Fr 0300 Plot I Row B Grave 2
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:58 pm    Post subject: Capt (T/Major) Harold Bessermer Galloway Reply with quote

Galloway Harold Bessemer Capt (T/Major) 7th Seaforth Highlanders b Blervie, Forres 09/11/1867 Age 47 Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-15 Son of Charles J. Galloway, Thorneyholme, Knutsford, Cheshire; Husband of Sybil Galloway, Blervie, Forres, Morayshire. Served in the Hazara Expedition (1891), Chitral Campaign (1895), and in the South African Campaign. Awarded the Royal Humane Society's Medal for saving life from drowning. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 131 :Regular Soldier: Died Loos. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 112 to 115 Elgin & Rafford
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:16 pm    Post subject: Pte William George could this be the man? Reply with quote

George William Alexander Gnr 175672 162nd Royal Field Artillery "D" Bty b Sheriffmill, Elgin 16/07/1898 e Forres Age 20 Died of Wounds F & F 25-Oct-18 Son of William and Lizzie George, of 238, High St., Elgin. & of Burgie Mains, Forres. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 139: Occ Farm Servant, Awoingt British Cemetery Fr 0332 Plot I Row D Grave 22
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:21 pm    Post subject: Gnr William S Harper Reply with quote

Harper William Samuel Gnr 91095 MM & MiD 9th Canadian Field Artillery b Bonarbridge 28/11/1892 e Windsor Age 25 Died of Wounds F & F 24-Jun-17 Only son of Capt Andrew and Louisa Bonttrone Jamie Harper, of Edinburgh, Scotland. & Glen Burgie, Forres. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 172: Occ Paint Manufacturers. Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St Eloy Fr 0068 Plot VI Row J Grave 28
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:26 pm    Post subject: Sjt Alexander James found two which one is correct? Reply with quote

James Alexander Sjt 28590 16th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) b Speymouth 10/02/1884 e Valcartier Age 33 Killed in Action F & F 13-Jun-17 Son of James James, of Kingston, Garmouth, Morayshire, Scotland, and the late Jessie James. Served in the South African Campaign. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 190: Occ Engine Driver. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R . 29 Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30
James Alexander Sjt 430165 3rd Canadian Pioneers b Kellas, Dallas 03/10/1885 e Victoria Age 31 Killed in Action F & F 23-Jan-17 Son of the late Alexander and Annie James. Native of Kellas, Elgin, Scotland. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 189: Occ Woodman. Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 095 Plot I Row F Grave 38
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:27 pm    Post subject: Pte George Jeans Reply with quote

Jeans George Pte 3232 6th Seaforth Highlanders b Dundee 05/10/1896 e Forres Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 13-Nov-16 Son of George and Elizabeth Jeans, of Lineside, Rafford, Forres. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 192: Occ Farm Servant. Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet Fr 0131 Plot I Row M Grave 7
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:55 pm    Post subject: Pte Kenneth MacKenzie Reply with quote

MacKenzie Kenneth Pte 1596 6th Seaforth Highlanders b Altyre, Forres 25/05/1895 e Forres Age 20 Son of Mrs. Margaret Mackenzie, of Wardend, Altyre, Forres, Morayshire. & West Lodge, Altyre. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 274: Occ Assistant Forester. Le Touret Memorial M. R. 22 Panel 38 & 39
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:02 pm    Post subject: Pte Roderick MacKenzie Reply with quote

Could not find out anything about either of the men.
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