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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:21 pm    Post subject: Braemar Kirk Reply with quote



I remember someone looking at the civic memorial and asking about Ross Eggo - I wonder if they know of the plaque inside the kirk?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is a second plaque in the same kirk. Presumably one has been saved from a redundant kirk but it is not clear which one. Apologies for the quality - I've never sorted the problem of using flash on polished brass.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:34 pm    Post subject: William Summers 1914 Reply with quote

William Summers Pte 9927 2nd Gordon Highlanders born Glenmuick enlisted Aberdeen Age 29 Killed in Action F & F 28-Oct-14 Son of John Summers, Felagie, Braemar, Aberdeenshire. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 Braemar
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:36 pm    Post subject: Andrew Smith 1914 Reply with quote

Andrew Smith Pte 1823 14th London Regt (London Scottish) born Lanark enlisted London residence London Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 01-Nov-14 Son of Andrew & Mary Smith, Altdouray, Ballater. City Roll of Honour: date 31-10-14. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 54 City & Braemar
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:38 pm    Post subject: Robert G Cumming 1914 Reply with quote

Robert G Cumming Pte 10281 2nd Gordon Highlanders born Braemar enlisted Aberdeen Age 27 Killed in Action F & F 29-Oct-14 Son of William & Rbina A Cumming, 5 Castlton Terr; Braemar, Aberdeenshire. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 Braemar
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The inscription says: To the glory of God and in memory of the men connected with this church who gave their lives for their country. 1914-1918.

William Summers 1914
Andrew Smith 1914
Robert G Cumming 1914
William Anderson 1915
William A McDonald 1916
Charles Bonner 1917
Alex Mollison 1917
Robert Pratt 1917
Robert H Bonner 1918

Erected by the women of the congregation.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:40 pm    Post subject: William Anderson 1915 Reply with quote

William Anderson 3rd Engr SS Beeswing (Newcastle-on-Tyne) born Braemar Age 29 Drowned At Sea 04-Mar-15 Son of the late John & Jane Anderson, Husband of Isabella Anderson (nee Wallace) 161 West North St; Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39 City & Braemar
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:42 pm    Post subject: William Alexander McDonald 1916 Reply with quote

William Alexander McDonald Pte 4746 8th Black Watch born Crathie enlisted Aberdeen Age 34 Died of Wounds F & F 20-Aug-16 Son of Ellen & the late Ewen McDonald, Tordarroch, West Cults, Aberdeenshire. Native of Inverey, Braemar, Aberdeenshire. Abbeville Communal Cemetery Fr 0051 Plot III Row B Grave 20 Braemar
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:03 pm    Post subject: Charles Bonner 1917 Reply with quote

Charles Bonner Pte 42149 2nd King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) born Braemar enlisted Gateshead Killed in Action F & F 07-Mar-17 Son of Alexander & Elizabeth Bonner, Craigh Connach, Braemar. 1901 Census: 1911 Census: 13 Westminster Street Gateshead. Occ Railway Porter. B Crathie, Braemar. Age 27. Husband of Margaret Bonner. Rosiers Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0649 Plot III Row C Grave 7 Braemar
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:04 pm    Post subject: Alexander Mollison 1917 Reply with quote

Alexander Mollison Pte 20800 10th Canadian Inf (Alberta Regt) born Braemar 11/02/1885 enlisted Valcartier Age 32 Killed in Action F & F 01-May-17 Son of Ann & the late Henry Mollison, Braemar. NoK Mother : Craigmar, Braemar. Occ: City Fireman. Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St Eloy Fr 0068 Plot V Row H Grave 17 Braemar
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:10 pm    Post subject: Robert Pratt 1917 this was the only one I found Reply with quote

Robert Pratt Pte 17208 15th Royal Scots born St Mary's, Forfar. enlisted Aberdeen Couper, Fife Killed in Action F & F 21-Oct-17 Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 011 to 14 & 162
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:18 pm    Post subject: Robert Bonner 1918 This was the only one I could find....... Reply with quote

BONNER, R H
Rank:Driver
Service No:MT/8510
Date of Death:27/10/1918
Regiment/Service:South African Service Corps
M.T.
Grave ReferenceC. 23.
CemeteryTHABA TSHWANE (OLD NO.1) MILITARY CEMETERY
It does say R H Bonner so could this maybe be the man?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:22 pm    Post subject: Robert H Bonner on 1881 Census Reply with quote

Name: Robert H Bonnar
Age: 4
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: Alexander Bonnar
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Bonnar
Gender: Male
Where born: Braemar, Aberdeenshire
Registration Number: 183
Registration district: Crathie and Braemar
Civil parish: Crathie and Braemar
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: 1 Back Road
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:28 pm    Post subject: Ross Stewart Eggo Reply with quote

Ross Stewart Eggo Pte 265097 6th Black Watch born Braemar 24/07/1894 enlisted Blairgowrie Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 23-Apr-17 Son of John & Euphemia Benton Eggo, Craig Cottage, Braemar. Father's Occ Tailor. City Roll of Honour. Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux Fr 0604 Plot I Row D Grave 34 Blairgowrie Ad 23-6-16 City & Braemar Blairgowrie & Rattray
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:29 pm    Post subject: James Innes Reply with quote

James Innes Pte 3820 9th The King's Liverpool Regt born Braemar enlisted Liverpool residence Braemar Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 16-Jul-17 Son of Mr & Mrs John Innes, 2 Millington, Braemar, Aberdeenshire. Mother Jane in 1918-19 Register of Voters. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 3 Braemar
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