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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 12:47 pm    Post subject: Tarbert Burial Ground Reply with quote

Photos originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by fionabee.

Number of identified CWGC casualties: 7

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BLAIR, COLIN CAMPBELL
DONALD, ANDREW
HODGKISS, THEOPHILUS
LAW, JOHN
LIVINGSTONE, J
MacGILP, WILLIAM GRAHAM
MacINNES, WILLIAM GILLIES
MACINTYRE, HUGH
MacMILLAN, DONALD
McALPINE, ARCHIBALD
McDOUGALL, JAMES
McDOUGALL, JOHN
McFARLANE, DUGAL
McFARLANE, HUGH
McINTYRE, CALUM MARTIN
McLEAN, A
McMILLAN, WILLIAM
McNEILL, DONALD
MITCHELL, JOHN INNES
MURRAY, WILLIAM COLQUHOUN
PRINGLE, JOHN
SMITH, DUGALD
SMITH, DUNCAN
SMITH, N
WOTHERSPOON, JOHN
WRIGHT, ARTHUR JOHN
WRIGHT, ARTHUR JOHN


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MITCHELL, JOHN INNES

Rank:Lieutenant
Date of Death:09/07/1918
Age:36
Regiment/Service:Royal Garrison Artillery
Grave Reference: At East end, against South wall.
Cemetery:TARBERT BURIAL GROUND
Additional Information:Son of Lt. Col. N. Mitchell and Mary Mitchell, of Maryville, Tarbert.

fionabee wrote:
My two Great Uncles - Top left James Morison Mitchell veteran of the 2nd Boer War Assistant QM for 2nd National Scouts Vlaklaagte nr Standerton. Later QM South African Infantry died Peitermaritzburg. Thought to have been QM in a POW Camp where German's were held. Believed to have died of disease.
No further information.
Bottom right John Innes Mitchell Lieut RGA 4th Highland Mountain Brigade
theatre of war Gallipoli.
Their father Alexander Mitchell J.P. Lt. Col. Retired - Alexander Mitchell was commisioned on 7th July 1880 with the rank of 2nd Lieut Volunteer Forces 1st Argyll Artillery Corps. Alexander and his men attended the 'Wet Review' at Edinburgh August 1881.
fiona


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HODGKISS, THEOPHILUS

Rank:Lieutenant
Service No:105833
Date of Death:03/01/1941
Age:39
Regiment/Service:Royal Artillery 202 Bty. 51 Anti-Tank Regt.
Grave Reference: Sec. B. Grave 82.
Cemetery:TARBERT BURIAL GROUND
Additional Information:Son of Simeon and Elizabeth Hodgkiss; husband of Alice Louise Hodgkiss, of Amport, Hampshire.



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LAW, JOHN

Rank:Gunner
Service No:1246
Date of Death:19/05/1915
Regiment/Service:Royal Garrison Artillery 4th Highland Mountain Brigade
Grave Reference: Right of main entrance.
Cemetery:TARBERT BURIAL GROUND
Additional Information:Son of John and Henrietta Law, of Tarbert.
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LIVINGSTONE, J

Rank:Trimmer
Service No:1739/TS(CH)
Date of Death:07/10/1916
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve H.M. Trawler "Quercia."
Grave Reference: 285.
Cemetery:TARBERT BURIAL GROUND



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MACINTYRE, HUGH

Rank:Chief Engineer Officer
Date of Death:24/12/1942
Regiment/Service:Merchant Navy S.S. Pasteur (Liverpool)
Awards:O B E
Grave Reference: Sec. T. Grave 664.
Cemetery:TARBERT BURIAL GROUND
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McLEAN, A

Rank:Private
Service No:S/23594
Date of Death:20/11/1916
Age:35
Regiment/Service:Cameron Highlanders 9th Bn.
Grave Reference: Near South-East corner.
Cemetery:TARBERT BURIAL GROUND
Additional Information:Son of Peter and Helen McLean. Born at Tarbert.



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SMITH, N

Rank:Corporal
Service No:1227
Date of Death:01/03/1916
Age:33
Regiment/Service:Royal Garrison Artillery Argyll Mountain Bty.
Grave Reference: At South end.
Cemetery:TARBERT BURIAL GROUND
Additional Information:Son of John and Margaret Campbell Smith, of Tarbert, Lochfyne.



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McDOUGALL, JAMES

Rank:Purser
Date of Death:02/03/1940
Age:33
Regiment/Service:Merchant Navy M.V. Domala (Glasgow)
Panel Reference: Panel 35.
Memorial:TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Peter McDougall, and of Mary McDougall, of Tarbert, Argyllshire; husband of Barbara McDougall, of Notting Hill, London.

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McMILLAN, WILLIAM

Rank:Gunner
Service No:1470972
Date of Death:29/10/1944
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal Artillery 51 Anti-Tank Regt.
Grave Reference: 11. G. 19.
Cemetery:BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Joseph and Susan McMillan, of Tarbert, Argyllshire.

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DONALD, ANDREW

Rank:Private
Service No:70314
Date of Death:Between 15/09/1916 and 17/09/1916
Age:44
Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry 26th Bn.
Panel Reference:
Memorial:VIMY MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of the late James Donald, of Brighton Place, Copland Rd., Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland; husband of Jeanie Sinclair Donald. An employee of the Glasgow Corporation Tramways. Born at Tarbert, Argyll, Scotland.

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Note the date of death on CWGC differs to that on the grave by a year.

WOTHERSPOON, JOHN

Rank:Boatswain
Trade:Bosun
Date of Death:25/12/1914
Age:47
Regiment/Service:Mercantile Marine S.S. "Gem" (Glasgow)
Panel Reference:
Memorial:TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Husband of Isabella Wotherspoon (nee Murray Stewart), of Shearers Land, Tarbert, Lochfyne, Argyllshire. Born in Argyll.

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BLAIR, COLIN CAMPBELL

Rank:Flying Officer
Service No:77781
Date of Death:01/09/1941
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Photographic Reconnaissance Unit. Sqdn
Panel Reference: Panel 29.
Memorial:RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of the Revd. Duncan Blair, M.C., D.D., and Ada Jane Blair, of Bearsden, Dunbartonshire. Honours History and Economics, Glasgow University; Barrister-at-Law.

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MURRAY, WILLIAM COLQUHOUN

Rank:Able Seaman
Date of Death:15/05/1941
Age:29
Regiment/Service:Merchant Navy M.V. British Petrol (London)
Grave Reference: 1. A. 9.
Cemetery:MALBORK COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of John and Bessie Murray, of Tarbert, Argyllshire.

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McDOUGALL, JOHN

Rank:Gunner
Service No:1477015
Date of Death:16/06/1944
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Royal Artillery 61 Anti-Tank Regt.
Grave Reference: X. B. 9.
Cemetery:BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of John and Maria McDougall, of Tarbert, Argyllshire.

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