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PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2016 11:13 pm    Post subject: Dyce Old Churchyard Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by FortyTwa

Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Aberdeenshire
Identified CWGC Casualties:45



Location Information
Dyce Old Churchyard contains the ruins of the former Parish Church. It stands on the right bank of the Don, 2 miles from Dyce railway station and 1 mile from the Parish Church.

Historical Information
Dyce airport was a Royal Air Force station during the 1939-1945 War, and an extension on the western side of the old churchyard was chosen by the authorities for the burial of casualties from the air station. Only airmen are buried in this reserved plot. There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-18 war in the churchyard. There are a further 45 of the 1939-45 war, 1 being an unidentified airman of the RAF There are 11 Foreign National war burials and 4 non-war Service burials here. The war graves are arranged around a Cross of Sacrifice

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

ALLEN, DONALD GEORGE
BIEROTH, HEINRICH ALEXANDER
BOTH, WALTER
BRADDOCK, GRAHAM
BUTTERY, HAROLD
CAMPBELL, DONALD
CAMPBELL, DOUGLAS WILLIAM
CATTON, ARTHUR ASPINALL
COOMBS, HERBERT MARTIN
COOPER, HUGH JAMES (JIM)
CROCKART, WILLIAM FINLAY
DICKSON, BEAUMONT CHURCHILL
DIXON, JAMES ALONZO
DREXHAGE, WERNER
DRUMMOND, FREDERICK AGNEW VANCE M.
DUNBAR, WILLIAM FREDERICK
DUNLOP, JOHN GEORGE
DVORAK, ALOIS
ELDER, JOHN BURLEIGH
ENSOM, JOHN VICTOR
FARMAR, JOHN ANTHONY GOODHAND
FLYNN, HAROLD LUNDY
GRAY, KENNETH NEIL
GROSE, MONICA NANCY JANE
HALLAM, IAN LEWIS McGREGOR
HUCK, HERBERT
JACKSON, ROBERT JAMES
KELLEY, HARRY JOSEPH
KERKHOFF, GEORG
LEONARD, WILLIAM SMITH
LOEFFLER, KARL
MANGION, JOSEPH EDWARD
MILLER, MARGARET AGNES
MILLIKEN, ROY ALISTAIR
MITCHELL, ERNEST WILLIAM
MORROW, EDGAR JAMES
NIVISON-SMITH, ALBERT ROBERT
PLISCHKE, PAUL
POYNTER, DICK MIDDLETON
RABE, FRITZ
RILEY, JOHN BERNARD
ROBERTSON, DOUGLAS
SAUNDERS, JAMES GEORGE
SCOTT, GEORGE WILLIAM
SKOKAN, AUGUST
SMITH, AUBREY FRANCIS
SNIECHOWSKI, WILHELM
SPENCER, ARTHUR ROBERT
STEEVES, JOHN CHESLEY
TAYLOR, NORMAN
THOMAS, LLOYD GEORGE DENNIS
THOMSON, JAMES WILLIAMSON
WALKER, ARTHUR
WALLWORK, FRED
WILSON, JOHN GILMORE
WINNING, JAMES
WOOD, REGINALD CHARLES
ZAORAL, VLADIMIR
ZEITSCH, HERMANN


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WILSON, JOHN GILMORE
Rank:Private
Service No:S/24817
Date of Death:24/07/1918
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference: Right of main entrance.
Cemetery DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Mary A. Wilson, of Mill of Kemnay, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire, and the late James Wilson.



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ALLEN, DONALD GEORGE
Rank:Sergeant
Trade:Pilot
Service No:R/93436
Date of Death:28/05/1942
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force 416 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Grave 42.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Clarence Victor and Mary Allen, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; husband of Florance Elizabeth Allen, of Toronto.



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BRADDOCK, GRAHAM
Rank:Flight Sergeant
Trade:Pilot
Service No:421012
Date of Death: 29/08/1943
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal New Zealand Air Force
Grave Reference: Grave 43.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Jonas Archibald and Lillian Ada Braddock; husband of Vivienne Helen Braddock, of Taupiri, Auckland, New Zealand.

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BUTTERY, HAROLD
Rank:Aircraftman 1st Class
Service No:650521
Date of Death:01/05/1940
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force 102 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Grave 3.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Richard and Mary Ellen Buttery, of Coventry.



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CAMPBELL, DONALD
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Service No: 638834
Date of Death: 03/09/1940
Age: 30
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force 254 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Grave 6.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Campbell, of Glasgow.

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CAMPBELL, DOUGLAS WILLIAM
Rank:Flight Sergeant
Trade:W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No:R/74710
Date of Death:16/06/1942
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force 404 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Grave 40.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD

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CATTON, ARTHUR ASPINALL
Rank:Sergeant
Trade:Obs.
Service No:971481
Date of Death:27/08/1941
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 143 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Grave 28.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Catton, of Burnley, Lancashire.



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COOMBS, HERBERT MARTIN
Rank:Pilot Officer
Trade:Pilot
Service No:84954
Date of Death:24/10/1940
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Grave 9.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Carey Franklin Coombs, and Nina May Coombs, of Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol. B.Sc. (Bristol).

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COOPER, HUGH JAMES (JIM)
Rank:Pilot Officer
Trade:Pilot
Service No:J/4110
Date of Death:07/07/1941
Age:29
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference: Grave 20.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Maude Cooper, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His brother John Donald also died on service.



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CROCKART, WILLIAM FINLAY
Rank:Pilot Officer
Trade:Obs.
Service No:91231
Date of Death:22/03/1941
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force) 612 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Grave 8.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of William and Christina Crockart, of Blairgowrie, Perthshire.



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DICKSON, BEAUMONT CHURCHILL
Rank:Sergeant
Service No:404634
Date of Death:19/01/1942
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. Grave 16.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Mervyn and Esther Elizabeth Dickson, of Rockhampton, Queensland. Australia.



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Dickson, Jackson, Kelley, Milliken, Riley and Thomson DFC, were members of a Wellinton aircrew who died when their aircraft crashed near Braemar during a training flight on 19th January 1942.

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DIXON, JAMES ALONZO
Rank:Wing Commander
Trade:Pilot
Service No:32004
Date of Death:13/07/1942
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force 404 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Grave 39.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD

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DRUMMOND, FREDERICK AGNEW VANCE M.
Rank:Sergeant
Service No:402000
Date of Death:08/05/1941
Age:18
Regiment/Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Grave Reference: Grave 11.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Leonard Henry Vance Drummond and Dorothy Josephine May Drummond, of Hamilton East, Waikato, New Zealand.



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DUNBAR, WILLIAM FREDERICK
Rank:Aircraftman 1st Class
Service No:1351752
Date of Death:16/06/1942
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 404 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn
Grave Reference: Grave 41.
Cemetery: DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Albert George and Lucy Gladys Dunbar, of Lower Edmonton, Middlesex.



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