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john burnett



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 5:23 pm    Post subject: Carradale Church Reply with quote

Thanks to Harold A Ralston and Muriel Adam for the information and photo.
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's strange that the church memorial contains so much detail when the civic memorial only lists names:

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=445

It is usually the other way round.

Hopefully it should be a straightforward task to identify these names given the amount of information provided on this memorial.

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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Note the spelling of the New Zealander:

http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/9221.detail?Ordinal=1&c_surname_search=macconnachie&c_firstname_search=donald&c_warconflict_search=%22world+war+i,+1914-1918%22&c_yearofdeath_from=1918&c_yearofdeath_to=1918

Full Name Donald MacConnachie.
Rank Last Held Gunner
Forename(s) Donald
Surname MacConnachie
War World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No. 43443
Gender Male
First Known Rank Gunner
Occupation before Enlistment Farm hand
Next of Kin Mrs M. MacConnachie (mother), Carradale, Scotland
Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit 26th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery
Embarkation Date 12 June 1917
Place of Embarkation Wellington, New Zealand
Transport HMNZT 86
Vessel Maunganui
Destination Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number 67
Page on Nominal Roll 8
Last Unit Served New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death Somme, France
Date of Death 17 April 1918
Year of Death 1918
Cause of Death Killed in action
Cemetery Name Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference XXVII. G. 8.
Archives NZ source Military personnel file
Sources Used Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918


MacCONNACHIE, D.
Rank:Driver
Service No:43443
Date of Death:17/04/1918
Regiment/Service:New Zealand Field Artillery
Grave ReferenceXXVII. G. 8.
CemeteryLIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
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