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dhubthaigh
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:15 pm    Post subject: CARSEBARRACKS (LUNANHEAD) Reply with quote

The following memorials are located at St. Margaret's Episcopal, Church, Lunanhead (formerly the planned village of Carsebarracks). I believe this to be a civic memorial not being particular to the adherents of the church itself.
The key for the wooden memorial is kept by the minister and only opened on Remembrance Sunday. The names within are replicated on the Roll of Honour inside the church;





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PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This

1914 1918

Lt. Col. High A. Gray-Cheape
D.S.O., of Carsegray
Worcestershire Yeomanry
Drowned through enemy action in the Mediterranean
when bringing his regiment to France, May 27th 1918

William Henry Ramsay
Scots Guards
Died of wounds at Loos, October 1st 1915

John Ramsay
Royal Garrison Artillery

Reginald D. Duncan
2/7th Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in France, JUly 8th 1916

Lindsay Strachan
Dundee's Own, 4/5th Black Watch
Killed at Passchendale, 27th September 1917

John Strachan
2nd Black Watch
Killed in Mesopotamia, April 22nd 1916

William Ross
Royal Highlanders
Killed at Labassee, January 1st 1915

James C. Thomson
1st Battalion Royal Highlanders
Died of wounds and gas near Arras, 23rd April 1917

Charles S. Corsar
Liverpool's Own Regiment
Killed in France, May 195th 1915

James McIntosh
Royal Scots Fusiliers
Killed at Arras, May 3rd 1915

John Davidson
Royal Field Artillery
Died of wounds at Peronne, September 30th 1918

Pte. P. D. T Calder
Royal Scots
Died as prisoner of war, 1918

1939 - 1945

Lt. Col. Alexander Montgomery Cuninghame, D.S.O.
Royal Scots Fusiliers
Killed in action, 3rd July, 1944

David S. Liveston
Royal Air Force
Killed in action, November 29th 1941

Peter Tyrell
Queen's Own Royal West Kents
Killed in action in North Africa, April 29th 1943

The Glorious Dead
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dalblair



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:43 pm    Post subject: Hugh Annesley Gray-Cheape Reply with quote

Also commemorated at Forfar and at Rescobie Civic Memorials.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:53 pm    Post subject: Dedication Reply with quote

The gift of Mrs Gray,this Memorial was dedicated on Sunday 11th July 1920.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess the key has been lost as, on a recent visit, the doors of the memorial were wedged closed with a folded cigarette packet. The cabinet could do with a coat of paint/varnish as well.




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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Was puzzled by the lack of detail for John Ramsay - but it's obvious really.

RAMSAY, JOHN
Rank:Gunner
Service No:82144
Date of Death:28/01/1919.
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Royal Garrison Artillery
Grave ReferenceA. O/107.
Cemetery FORFAR CEMETERY.
Additional Information:
Son of John Ramsay and Mary Kidd.

and his brother

RAMSAY, W H
Rank:Private
Service No:11758
Date of Death:01/10/1915
Age:25
Regiment/Service:Scots Guards
1st Bn.
Grave ReferenceIV. E. 52.
CemeteryBETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of John and Mary Cable Kydd Ramsay, of Carsebarracks, Forfar.
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