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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:15 pm    Post subject: Muckairn Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

Cemetery: MUCKAIRN PARISH CHURCHYARD
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: Argyllshire
No. of Identified Casualties: 4




Initial photos and information posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by delboy, who posted: "Unfortunately I had mere minutes to wander around the cemetery before my transport moved on. So found only 1 of the 4 graves and a few family headstones."

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BRUCE, DONALD
CAMPBELL, ARCHIBALD STEWART
FRASER, J McN.
HUNT, ROBERT
LIVINGSTONE, A
MACDONALD, DOUGAL GEORGE
McLARTY, JAMES
McMURCHIE, JOHN WELSH
NELSON, THOMAS ARTHUR
STEWART, ALEXANDER JOSEPH


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FRASER, J McN.

Rank:Serjeant
Service No:23349
Date of Death:19/02/1919
Age:31
Regiment/Service:Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Awards:D C M
Grave Reference:
Cemetery:MUCKAIRN PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:Croix de Guerre (Belgium). Son of the late John and Jessie Fraser. Born at Ardbrecknish, Argyll.

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LIVINGSTONE, A

Rank:Private
Service No:S/25989
Date of Death:02/03/1918
Age:18
Regiment/Service:Seaforth Highlanders 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference:
Cemetery:MUCKAIRN PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:Son of Donald and Margaret Livingstone, of Lorn Furnace, Glen Etive, Taynuilt.

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Name: MACDONALD, DOUGAL GEORGE
Initials: D G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 37
Date of Death: 16/01/1946
Service No: 14790152
Additional information: Son of Duncan and Annie Campbell MacDonald, of Taynuilt; husband of Isabella MacDonald (nee Andrews), of Taynuilt.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: East Extn. 219.
Cemetery: MUCKAIRN PARISH CHURCHYARD

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McMURCHIE, JOHN WELSH

Rank:Lieut-Commander
Date of Death:08/01/1944
Age:68
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve H.M.S. Yeoman.
Awards:D S O
Grave Reference: Old Ground. South of Church.
Cemetery:MUCKAIRN PARISH CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:Son of Hugh and Janet McMurchie; husband of Ellice Isles Macleod McMurchie, of Clynder, Dunbartonshire.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRUCE, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Company Serjeant Major
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 300107
Additional information: Son of Peter Menzies Bruce and Mary McPhail Bruce, of Station House, Connel Ferry, Argyll. Born at Oban.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 2.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY

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Name: CAMPBELL, ARCHIBALD STEWART
Initials: A S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Date of Death: 21/06/1942
Service No: T/280095
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. R. Grave 1575.
Cemetery: GLASGOW WESTERN NECROPOLIS

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cpl. Robert Hunt died 1916 aged 23 years.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

James McLarty
Killed in Action at Vantondershogh (Van Tondershoek), Transvaal
8th February 1902
Aged 24 Years.

Regimental Number 339, Trooper 3rd Class in the South African Constabulary. Killed in action.

Interred in Standerton Cemetery, South Africa.



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Name: NELSON, THOMAS ARTHUR
Initials: T A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Lothians and Border Horse
Secondary Regiment: Machine Gun Corps
Secondary Unit Text: attd.
Age: 40
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Additional information: Son of Thomas Nelson and Jessie Kemp Nelson; husband of Margaret Balfour Nelson Maze, of Achnacloich, Connel, Argyll. Born at St. Leonards, Edinburgh. Scottish Rugby International.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. G. 26.
Cemetery: FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A bit of an oddity. Not a war casualty but served. Died aged 62.

Alexander Joseph Stewart
K.57703/Casf
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
21 Aug 1913 - 10 Nov 1975


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