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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:19 pm    Post subject: Torry U.F. (Former), WW1 Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A lot of RNR and RNR Trawler section entries here. I also see an SAS but given it is a WW1 memorial it must stand for something other than Special Air Service.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is a probable for your SAS man.
    Name: BUCHAN, RICHARD
    Rank: Private
    Service No: 3340
    Date of Death: 11/04/1917
    Age: 35
    Regiment/Service: South African Infantry 4th Reg.
    Grave Reference: XXII. F. 12.
    Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Youngest son of John and Margaret Buchan, of Torry, Aberdeen, Scotland.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks ADP, the 4th Regiment was the South African Scottish.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:11 am    Post subject: Richard F Buchan Reply with quote

Richard F Buchan Pte 3340 4th South African Inf b Nigg Age 35 Died of Wounds F & F 11/04/17 Youngest son of John & Margaret Buchan, Torry. MI 49 St Fitticks. Mother Margatet Caie. City Roll of Honour: 31 Baxter St; Torry, Aberdeen. 1901 Census: 114 Abbey Road. Etaples Military Cemetery Fr 0040 Plot XXII Row F Grave 12 City & St Fitticks Church
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:15 am    Post subject: Andrew Allan Reply with quote

Andrew Allan Cpl 265232 11th Royal Scots Fusiliers b Nigg 19/02/76 e Aberdeen r Torry Age 42 Killed in Action F & F 22/07/18 Son of Robert Allan, Whitefisher & Christina (nee Robertson) Allan. Husband of Mary (nee McLeman) Allan, 24 Grampian Rd; Torry, Aberdeen. Occ: Stonecutter with Messrs Anderson Brothers, Sinclair Rd; Torry. Also worked in Barre, Vermont. City Roll of Honour. Houchin British Cemetery Fr 0106 Plot II Row C Grave 04 ADJ 13-08-18 RoH & Dis Cas. City & St Fitticks Church
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:17 am    Post subject: Robert Walker Bruce Reply with quote

Robert Walker Bruce Cpl 4241 5th Gordon Highlanders (Labour Corps) e Aberdeen Age 36 Died F & F 10/04/19 Only son of James Bruce, Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour: 285 Dereham Rd; Norwich. Trans 627383 186th POW Coy 9-3-1919. Husband of Jean Taylor (nee Reid) Bruce, 42 Magdalen Rd; Norwich. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen Fr 0146 Block S Plot IV Row G Grave 06 City Slains & St Fitticks Church
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:20 am    Post subject: James Windram Brown Reply with quote

James Windram Brown Pte 2691 4th Gordon Highlanders b 23/11/1896 e Aberdeen Age 19 Died of Wounds F & F 21/01/16 Son of James Brown, 102 Walker Rd; Aberdeen. Brother of Hugh Brown, 177 Victoria Rd; Torry, Aberdeen. Date 22nd. Aberdeen Grammar School. Joined sniper Section. City Roll of Honour. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery Fr 0102 Plot VIII Row C Grave 83 City Grammar & St Fitticks Church
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:25 am    Post subject: Charles R Carnegie Reply with quote

Charles R Carnegie Pte S/43139 2nd Seaforth Highlanders b Torry e Aberdeen Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 04/10/17 Son of Alexander & Agnes Caie Carnegie, 15 Fore Close, Torry, Aberdeen. 1901 Census: 13 Sinclair Row. Nigg MI 100. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 132 to 135 & 162A ADJ 02-11-17 1/1 & ADJ 03-11-17 1/1 City & St Fitticks Church
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:26 am    Post subject: Peter Alexander Carnegie Reply with quote

Peter Alexander Carnegie Pte 206th Royal Defence Corps (Protection Coy) b Torry Age 20 Died Home 22/02/19 Son of Alexander & Agnes Caie Carnegie, 15 Fore Close, Torry, Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour. 1901 Census: 13 Sinclair Row. Nigg (St Fittick) Old Churchyard U. K. Nigg (St Fittick) Old Churchyard NE of ruin City & St Fitticks Church
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:28 am    Post subject: Joseph Couttie Reply with quote

Joseph Couttie Ldg. Smn CZ/2211 Royal Naval Division Hawke Bn RNVR b Torry 16/03/1893 Age 27 Died of Wounds F & F 28/09/18 Son of Margaret Couttie, 5 Fore Close, Torry, Aberdeen. 1891 Census : 266: Nigg : Father David. Occ: Stoker. 1901 Census 266/2 : Nigg 2/30 10 Ferry Rd; Torry. City Roll of Honour: 8 Ferry Rd; Torry. TNA 5 pages. Occ: A Labourer. Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St Marc Fr 1184 Plot II Row E Grave 18 City & St Fitticks Church
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:30 am    Post subject: Andrew W Craig Reply with quote

Andrew W Craig Pte 3/3256 1st Gordon Highlanders b Portlethen e Aberdeen Died of Wounds F & F 21/12/15 City Roll of Honour: 122 Walker Rd; Torry. La Clytte Military Cemetery, Reninghelst B 021 Plot I Row C Grave 19 City & St Fitticks Church
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:32 am    Post subject: George Craig Reply with quote

George Craig Trimmer 3018TS DSM & MiD Royal Naval Reserve Drifter Taits (T) b Aberdeen 28/07/1888 Age 29 Died At Sea 15/05/17 Son of Isabella Craig, 34 Menzies Rd; Torry, Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour: 27 Menzies Rd; Torry. Native of Kincardineshire. Nigg Memorial : Charleston. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 28 PJ 26-9-1925 : Supp page 15 : Line 2 City Nigg & St Fitticks Church
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George W Craig L/cpl 200645 4th Gordon Highlanders e Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 23/07/16 City Roll of Honour. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval Fr 0432 Plot XII Row G Grave 26 City & St Fitticks Church
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William Philip Dunn PO 1st Class VR/4505 H.M.C.S. Margaret RNCVR b Plymouth Age 34 Died Nova Scotia 06/10/17 Son of Richard Henry Rosevear Dunn and Emily (nee Neal) Dunn, of Plymouth, England; Husband of Ethel May (nee Pizzie) Dunn, of Kingston, Ontario. RNCVR, VR 4505, Margaret (RCN), explosion in Halifax, Nova Scotia. City Roll of Honour: Victoria Rd; Torry. Halifax Memorial, Nova Scotia M. R. 24 Panel 1 City & St Fitticks Church
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