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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 2:03 pm    Post subject: Glenbervie Kirkyard Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by delboy

Cemetery: GLENBERVIE KIRKYARD
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: Kincardineshire (now Aberdeenshire)
No. of Identified CWGC Casualties: 0





Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BALNEAVES, ANDREW
BOYD, JOHN BAIN
BRAND, ARTHUR
BURNESS, THOMAS R
FARQUHAR, JAMES
FORJETT, OSMOND J
KINLOCH, ALEXANDER ADAM
MACDONALD, JOHN FORBES
MILNE, JOHN McKINNON
MURRAY, J F
MURRAY, ROBERT
RUDD,
SHIVAS, CHARLES
STRACHAN, JOHN CULLEN
THOW, JOHN


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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 2:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BALNEAVES
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/07/1918
Service No: S/24782
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. I. 1.
Cemetery: MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY

The CWGC spelling of Andrew Balnaves surname differs from that on the family stone & local war memorial.



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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 2:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOYD, JOHN BAIN
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 1st/7th Bn.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 22/03/1918
Additional information: Son of Mary Falconer Boyd, of 57, Blenheim Place, Aberdeen, and the late Robert Masson Boyd.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8 and 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 2:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BRAND, ARTHUR
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 242149
Additional information: Son of George Brand, of Hall Croft, Drumlithie, Fordoun, Kincardineshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8 and 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FARQUHAR, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 14/12/1914
Service No: 1496
Additional information: Son of James and Margaret Farquhar, of West Bogton, Auchenblae, Fordoun, Kincardineshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



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Name: KINLOCH, ALEXANDER ADAM
Initials: A A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 28/03/1918
Service No: 10535
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



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Name: MURRAY
Initials: J F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/07/1918
Service No: 17930
Awards: M.M. (Military Medal)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 9.
Cemetery: ST. IMOGES CHURCHYARD

No mention of his award on the family headstone or local war memorial.



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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MURRAY, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 07/12/1915
Service No: S/9380
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78 to 83.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL



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Name: SHIVAS, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 150 Sqdn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 24/07/1944
Service No: 1341866
Additional information: Son of James and Elizabeth Shivas; husband of Mary Shivas, of Dundee.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. D. 22.
Cemetery: BARI WAR CEMETERY

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Name: STRACHAN, JOHN CULLEN
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: between 01/08/1944 and 31/08/1944
Service No: 2885773
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 80.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

He died as a result of illness whilst being transported aboard the Japanese P.O.W. hellship 'Hofuku Maru'. It was later bombed and sunk by American aircraft before reaching its destination.




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Name: THOW, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Service No: 252544
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Thow, of Piltarrow Mains, Laurencekirk, Scotland; husband of Susan Thow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ALSO THEIR SON
JOHN MCKINNON MILNE
CLYDESDALE BANK SERVICE
TOTALLY DISABLED
IN GREAT WAR 1914 - 18
WHILE SERVING IN
LOTHIAN & BORDER HORSE
DIED AT TANNACHIE FARM
20TH FEB 1939 AGED 57 YEARS

His parents obviously never wanted people to forget the hardship their son endured for his country for 20 years after the conclusion of the war.



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Surname: MACDONALD
Forenames/Initials: John Forbes
Rank: LS
Service: Royal Navy
Service Number: 055669
Ship: HMS Valiant
Date of Birth: 11 March 1945
Age: 22
Date of Death: 20 January 1968
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: No
Included on Roll of Honour:Yes

McDonald on family headstone.



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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1914 - 2004
Lt. Cdr. Thomas R. Burness
Burma Navy




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Osmond J. Forjett
Late Lieut. 11th Regiment
Died 19th Nov 1886
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