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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:59 am    Post subject: Aberdeen, 1st Co. Boys' Brigade Reply with quote

This memorial is situated within Ferryhill Parish Church, Aberdeen;



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TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS
OF THE ABERDEEN BOYS' BRIGADE
1ST. CO. OLD BOYS' ASSOCIATION WHO
MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WARS

1914 - 1919

JAMES I. ANDERSON G.H.
DAVID BISSETT A.I.F.
JAMES BUTHLAY KILLED AT SEA
THOMAS CAMPBELL G.H.
JAMES DAWSON GH. & D.L.I.
IAN FARQUHARSON G.H.
JACK JOHNSON G.H.
WILLIAM LAWSON H.L.I.
ALLAN LUMSDEN G.H.
MELVILLE MAY R.F.A.
WALTER OLIVER R.N.
EDWIN RITCHIE G.H.
FRED ROBERTS G.H.
HERBERT SHINNIE R.N.
ALEX. A. THOMSON G.H.
ALEX. S. THOMSON G.H.
CHARLES R. WILSON G.H.

1939 -1945

ROBERT N. DRENNAN F.A.A.


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BUTHLAY, JAMES
Rank: Deck Hand
Date of Death: 08/11/1916
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Steam Trawler "Vineyard" (Aberdeen)
Panel Reference
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. M. Buthlay, of 105, Bon Accord St., Aberdeen. Born at Torry, Aberdeen.


BUTHLAY, WILLIAM
Rank: Skipper
Date of Death: 08/11/1916
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine "Vineyard."
Panel Reference
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:

THE ABERDEEN JOURNAL 10.11.1916

".....Mr Buthlay, one of the best-known skippers connected with this part, had taken the place for the last three trips of the skipper and owner, Mr Thomas Main, Torry. His youngest son, James Buthlay, the first deckhand, had shown himself to be a plucky lad. Although but eighteen years of age, he had served in the trenches for seven months before being released by the authorities in September on account of his youth. He was an enthusiastic musician. The eldest son, George M. Buthlay, is at present in Duns Red Cross Hospital, suffering from wounds. The second son, William, is second officer on the S.S. North Sands.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The WW2 casualty from the Fleet Air Arm:

DRENNAN, ROBERT NORMAN
Rank:Sub-Lieutenant (A)
Date of Death:03/04/1944
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
F.A.A. 830 Sqdn. H.M.S. Furious
Grave ReferenceNn. D. 6.
CemeteryTROMSO CEMETERY
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Son of Robert Edward and Alice Isobel Drennan, of Aberdeen.

His aircraft (a Barracuda) was the only one lost during a dive bombing attack, launched from HMS Furious, on the Tirpitz in Kaa, Fjord.
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James Isaac Anderson A/cpl S/18618 1st Gordon Highlanders b Rayne e Aberdeen Age 32 Killed in Action F & F 15/06/18 Son of the late James Anderson, Colliehill, Wartle. MI Rayne: James Anderson & Jane Anderson No 347. Husband of Catherine Gardiner Anderson, 57 Irvine Pl; Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour: 33 Albury Pl; Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 City Ferryhill BB & Rayne
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David Peggie Bisset Pte 4000 57th Australian Infantry b Aberdeen e Petrie, Qld Age 28 Died whilst POW F & F 19/09/18 Son of William & Elizabeth Jane Bisset, 313 Hardgate, Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour. Address Gresham Cottage. Educted Robert Gordon's College. Occ: Ironmonger. Australian Red Cross pages 1-26. Le Cateau Military Cemetery Fr 0716 Plot I Row B Grave 115 City & Ferryhill BB
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:29 pm    Post subject: James Buthlay Reply with quote

James Buthlay AB Mercantile Marine Vineyard b Torry, Aberdeen Age 20 Died At Sea 08/11/16 Son of Mrs M Buthlay, 105 Bon-Accord St; Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour: 11 Devanha Gardens East. Mined and sunk 8 November 1916 13 miles SE of Buchan Ness. All eight crew lost. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39 City & Ferryhill BB
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Tom Catto Pirie Campbell Lt MC 4th Gordon Highlanders b Aberdeen Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 28/03/18 Son of Mrs Maggie Robertson Campbell, 10 Blenheim Pl; Aberdeen & George Campbell. 1901 Census: staying with grandparents: George & Susan Pirie, 26 Victoria St; b 1894. City Roll of Honour : 80 Union Grove, Aberdeen. Occ: Clerk. Probate Will: date 22 Oct 1918. To Maggie Robertson Pirie or Campbell (wife of George Campbell). Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 City Ferryhill BB & GNSR
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:37 pm    Post subject: James Dawson GH & DLI Reply with quote

James Dawson 2nd Lt 15th Duham Light Infantry attd Border Regt b Aberdeen 31/12/1889 Age 28 Killed in Action F & F 28/05/18 Son of Alexander & Annabella (nee Weir) Dawson, 21 Fonthill Terr; Aberdeen. 4th son. Formerly 3rd Bn Gordons. Roll of Honour: Vol V Page 45. Educated Ferryhill PS. Soissons Memorial M. R. 18 Panel St Nicholas UF & Ferryhill BB
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John (Ian) Farquharson 2nd Lt 4th Gordon Highlanders b Kinneff 14/04/1896 Age 22 Died of Wounds F & F 22/08/18 Son of Mary Farquharson & the late John Farquharson, 346 Holburn St; Aberdeen. 4th son. 1901 Census 262/3/ Mains of Catterline. Roll of Service in the Great War: Page 96 : Photo. The Aberdeen University Review: Page 75 Vol VI. St Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent Fr 0226 Row M Grave 28
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William H Lawson Pte 25393 1st Highland Light Infantry b Aberdeen e Aberdeen Age 26 Died of Wounds Mesopotamia 11/09/16 Son of Mr & Mrs William Lawson, 95 Claremont St; Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour. Amara War Cemetery, Iraq Iraq 5 Plot XXXI Row F Grave 13 City & Ferryhill BB
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Allan Murray Lumsden Pte 1992 4th Gordon Highlanders b 27/05/1896 e Aberdeen Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 25/09/15 Son of Annie Lumsden & the late William Lumsden. Aberdeen Grammar School: Page 269. City Roll of Honour : 14 Ferryhill Pl; Aberdeen. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 City Ferryhill BB & Grammar
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Melville May Gnr 11098 74th Royal Field Artillery B Bty b Fort Monkton, Hants e Ipswich, Suffolk Killed in Action F & F 05/06/17 Son of Thomas Fenton May & Mary Jones. B April 1880. City Roll of Honour: 11 Leslie Rd; Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Neuve-Eglise B 042 Plot II Row D Grave 13 City & Ferryhill BB
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Walter H Oliver Wireless Op. SS Baron Ailsa H M Transport Service b Tibbermore, Perth. Age 18 Died At Sea 09/05/18 Son of Walter & Isabella Oliver, 27 Gt Western Rd; Aberdeen. 1901 Census Father's Occ: Gardener 372/1/3 : Perthshire, Lethendy & Kinloch: Cattymill. City Roll of Honour: 27 Gt Western Rd. St. Nicholas United Free Church, Union Grove. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39 City Ferryhill BB & St Nicholas UF
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Edwin Ritchie Pte S/4863 9th Gordon Highlanders b Rosehearty e Aberdeen Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 28/08/16 Son of Mr & Mrs George Ritchie, 8 Millburn St; Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval Fr 0432 Plot XVI Row K Grave 39 ADJ 01-09-16 RoH City Ferryhill BB & Pitsligo
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