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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MUNTON, FRANK GEOFFREY

Rank: Trooper
Service No: 326063
Date of Death: 02/07/1940
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Yorkshire Hussars Yeomanry
Grave Reference: Joint grave 448.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

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MacARTHUR, DUNCAN

Rank: Air Mechanic (E) 2nd Class
Service No: L/FX807253
Date of Death: 16/10/1947
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, H.M.S. Daedalus
Grave Reference: Sec. Y. Grave 463.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Additional Information: Son of Donald and Catherine MacArthur, of Bowmore.

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McGREGOR, DAVID ALEXANDER

Rank: Flying Officer
Service No: 170466
Date of Death: 08/09/1945
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Grave 524.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Additional Information: Son of Reginald James McGregor and Maise Alice McGregor; husband of Elizabeth Sayer McGregor, of Cotham, Bristol.

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McKIE, STANLEY

Rank: Third Engineer Officer
Date of Death: 20/09/1940
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Adventure (Newcastle-on-Tyne)
Grave Reference: Joint grave 485.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Additional Information: Son of John William and Mary McKie, of South Shields, Co. Durham.



McKie shares his grave with an unknown Merchant Navy sailor who was found 5th October 1940.
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McVORRAN, JAMES

Rank: Private
Service No: 300216
Date of Death: 22/08/1918
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 8th Bn. transf. to (288072) Labour Corps
Grave Reference: On South boundary.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Christina McVorran, of Flora St., Bowmore, Islay.

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PALMER, ERNEST GEOFF

Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 401718
Date of Death: 24/01/1943
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Royal Australian Air Force
Grave Reference: Grave 645.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Additional Information: Son of Ernest Alfred and Ruby Myrtle Palmer, of Benalla, Victoria, Australia.

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SAVILL, ERIC JOHN

Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Trade: Nav.
Service No: 136063
Date of Death: 25/10/1945
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Awards: D F C
Grave Reference: Grave 625.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Additional Information: Son of John William and Maud Savill, of South Norwood, Surrey; husband of Jean Patience Savill. A.M.I.B.

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THOMAS, KENNETH BRANT

Rank: Flying Officer
Trade: Pilot
Service No: J/20595
Date of Death: 12/09/1943
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference: Grave 642.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY


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TOWILL, JOSEPH RODERICK

Rank: Cook
Date of Death: 10/08/1940
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy), H.M.S. Transylvania.
Grave Reference: Joint grave 483.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Additional Information:Son of John and Jessie Cunningham Towill, of Glasgow.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UPIT, ADOLF

Rank: Boatswain
Trade: Bosun
Date of Death: 02/09/1940
Age: 56
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy, S.S. Bibury (London)
Grave Reference: Joint grave 520.
Cemetery: BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY



Bosun Upit shares his grave with two unknown Merchant Navy seamen, who were found 27th September 1940.
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LOGAN, DONALD

Rank: Private
Service No: 235404
Date of Death: 28/07/1918
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. F. 2.
Cemetery: BUZANCY MILITARY CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Duncan and Ann Logan of, Bowmore, Islay; husband of Ann McDuffie Logan, of Bowmore, Islay.

Note the incorrect date on the headstone.

LOGAN, COLIN

Rank: Pilot Officer
Service No: 44178
Date of Death: 27/03/1941
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 222 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: 25. A. 19.
Cemetery: BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Logan; husband of Winifred Florence Logan, of Bedhampton, Hampshire.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NAKOS, IOANNIS ATHANASIOU

Rank:Second Officer
Date of Death:20/08/1940
Regiment/Service:Greek Merchant Navy
Grave Reference: Joint Grave 556.
Cemetery:BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The only information I have is that J McGowan was listed by the CWGC as a Civilian and his date of death is 31st July 1943. His grave location is War Graves Plot, Grave 487.

This is obviously one of the "non-war Service Burials".

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

T Reynolds. Listed as a "Service Dependant".
Died 16/11/1943.
Buried in Joint Grave 452.

Second of two "non-war Service Burials".

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GAZZI, ANDREA

Rank:Civilian
Date of Death:02/07/1940
Regiment/Service:Italian Civilian
Grave Reference: Joint Grave 448.
Cemetery:BOWMORE NEW PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

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