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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:31 pm    Post subject: KIRRIEMUIR Reply with quote

Kirriemuir War Memorial is situated in the graveyard on a hill overlooking the town.
I visited it yesterday and, although chilly, the views afforded across the snow-capped mountains of Perthshire and Angus was magnificent, and so was the monument, it's a cracker.
I'm a Perthshire man but the list of names at Kirriemuir (Angus) goes on and on, I was truly humbled. I did a quick bit of research and to a man they were all from the town - they Kirrie boys took a hammerin' - due respect.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 7:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek R said that he would like to visit the Blairgowrie & Rattray Memorial. Obviously, I agree.
Sitting on a bench, in the laid out garden, surrounding it is very pleasant. Not to mention the numerous watering holes nearby!
However, seeing Kirrie, I would have to say that this is a must see if anyone is in the area.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 10:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mark

That is a lot of names. Humbling indeed. It is a very impressive memorial and well worth a viist as you say. There are a lot of CEF and ANZACs listed but I notice no South Africans.

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Name: MILL, ROBERT COWPER KING
Initials: R C K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 03/09/1916
Additional information: Son of Dr. and Mrs. King Mill, of Newton Villa, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 18.
Cemetery: HAMEL MILITARY CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL

BLAIRGOWRIE ADVERTISER: 18/08/1917
KILLED:-
Second Lieut. Robert K Mill, Black Watch (grandson of the late Colonel Cowper, Falcon House, Blairgowrie)
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A postcard which was found in "Miss MacDougalls Photo Album".

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