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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 4:05 pm    Post subject: Newmachar Cemetery Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by Richard Bain

Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Aberdeenshire
Identified Casualties:59


Historical Information

The cemetery was begun in 1905. There is a special service plot in which rest all but 2 of the 61 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war. The burials were mostly from the naval base at Aberdeen, 12 miles away, and from Kingseat Naval Hospital at New Machar. 3 of these burials are unidentified seamen of the Merchant Navy.

There is one 1914-1918 war grave in this cemetery and 2 non-war Service burials.




The cemetery is on School Road which lies to the east of, and runs parallel to, the A947 as it runs through the village

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BARKER, JACK W
BENNETT, ALBERT (BERT)
BROOKER, SIDNEY GEORGE
BRUCE, GEORGE ROBERT
BRUNNING, WILLIAM ROBERT
BUXTON, REGINALD ALBERT
CARROLL, HENRY
CARTER, JOHN
CLARK, HUGH
COOKE, MARLEY ALFRED
CROSS, WILLIAM
CRUMP, CHARLES ERNEST
DEYES, WILLIAM HENRY
EASEY, F
EDWARDS, EDMOND
EYRE, HARRY
FELLOWES, STEPHEN JOHN CHARLES
FULLER, WILLIAM THOMAS
GATT, WILLIAM
GILL, RICHARD HUDSWELL
GRAY, GEORGE
GREAVES, JOSEPH
HALL, JOHN ABNEY
HANSEN, THEODORE PHILIP
HORREX, ERNEST
JACKSON, THOMAS F
JUDGE, BERNARD JOHN
KEEN, GEORGE HARRY
KNIGHT, WILLIAM FRANCIS
LITTLE, ALBERT CHARLES HENRY
McCRORY, HENRY
McDONNELL, JAMES
McINTOSH, WILLIAM
McTAVISH, JAMES
MITCHELL, WILLIAM JAMES
NORFOLK, JOHN HENRY
OWEN, JOHN CLIFFORD
PARDY, T
PERKIN, JOHN
PICKNETT, JOHN WILLIAM
PRATT, HARRY
QUINN, BERNARD
REID, ROBERT
RITCHIE, GEORGE
RITSON, JOSEPH
SAVIN, ALBERT HENRY
SIMPSON, WILLIAM JAMES
SINGLETON, JAMES ELLIOTT
SMITH, THOMAS ROBERT
SPENCER, RICHARD DALTON
SPITERI, CARMELO
STEVENSON, HERBERT T. MORGAN
SUMNER, ROBERT FREDERICK
THOMASSON, SAMUEL
THOMSON, FORBES
TROLLOPE, WILFRID MALINS
WALKER, EDWARD HENRY
WHEELDON, ARTHUR
WHITE, GEORGE STEWART
WILKINSON, PHYLLIS MARY
WOODHOUSE, CLAUDE WALTER GEORGE


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GRAY, GEORGE
Rank:Private
Service No:S/22977
Date of Death:23/01/1919
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: C. 5. 876.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Isabella Gray, of Maine of Idoch, Turriff. Born at Monnykebbock, New Machar.

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RITCHIE, GEORGE

Rank:Driver
Service No:T/14247160
Date of Death:18/04/1945
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Grave 851.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John Ritchie, and of Christina Ritchie, of New Machar.

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THOMSON, FORBES

Rank:Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service No:977226
Date of Death:21/09/1940
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Grave 623.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Forbes and Lily Thomson, of Newmachar.

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BRUCE, GEORGE ROBERT

Rank:Lieutenant
Date of Death:20/04/1942
Age:54
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve, H.M.S. Minster
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Grave 1170.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth Bruce; husband of Margaret Bruce, of Glengormley, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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BENNETT, ALBERT (BERT)

Rank:Stoker 1st Class
Service No:P/K60230
Date of Death:17/03/1942
Age:41
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy, H.M.S. Chiddingfold
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Joint grave 1171.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Martha Bennett; husband of Daisy May Bennett, of Goring-by-sea Sussex.

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A Sailor of the 1939-45 War
Merchant Navy
1st May 1942
Known Unto God

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HALL, JOHN ABNEY
Rank:Lieut-Commander
Date of Death:08/08/1942
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy, H.M.S. Bacchante
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1172.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY

SPENCER, RICHARD DALTON
Rank:Stoker 1st Class
Service No:D/KX80427
Date of Death:06/12/1942
Age:30
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy, H.M.S. Salamander
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1172.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Richard Dalton Spencer, and Sarah Spencer; husband of Edna Phyllis Spencer, of Horfield, Bristol.

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EYRE, HARRY

Rank:Ordinary Seaman
Service No:C/JX316819
Date of Death:19/06/1942Age:36
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy, H.M.S. Bleasdale
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1172.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY

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DEYES, WILLIAM HENRY
Rank:Able Seaman
Service No:R/269431
Date of Death:04/02/1943
Age:36
Regiment/Service:Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy) H.M. Rescue Tug Dexterous.
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1173.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Ann Deyes; husband of Harriet Deyes, of Hull.

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SINGLETON, JAMES ELLIOTT
Rank:Signalman
Service No:LT/JX382119
Date of Death:Between 22/09/1944 and 23/09/1944
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Patrol Service H.M. Trawler Fisher Lad. Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1173.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY

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JUDGE, BERNARD JOHN
Rank:Leading Seaman
Service No:P/JX136266
Date of Death:10/12/1942
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Oakley
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1173.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Harold and Violet Judge; husband of Dorothy Joan Judge, of Portsea, Portsmouth.

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SIMPSON, WILLIAM JAMES
Rank:Chief Petty Officer
Service No:P/231421
Date of Death:23/12/1943
Age:56
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Bacchante
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1174.
Cemetery:NEWMACHAR CEMETERY

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RITSON, JOSEPH

Rank: Able Seaman
Service No: C/JX289547
Date of Death:28/03/1943
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy
H.M.S. President
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1174.
Cemetery: Newmachar
Additional Information: Son of George and Mary Ritson, of Jarrow, Co. Durham.

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THOMASSON, SAMUEL
Rank:Able Seaman
Service No:C/JX266607
Date of Death:28/03/1943
Age:32
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy, S.S. Moray Firth (Newcastle)
Grave Reference: Sec. C. Coll. grave 1174.
Cemetery: NEWMACHAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Samuel and Mary Thomasson, of Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Dorothy Margaret Thomasson, of Bolton.

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