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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:36 pm    Post subject: Kemnay Reply with quote

Kemnay - Gordon District
The KemnaY war memorial is a tall rustic grey granit column (presumably Kemnay granit) which stands in gardens on the main road oppostite Littlewood Court (sheltered Housing complex).

The inscription at the base of the monument reads:
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF
KEMNAY WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES
FOR FREEDOM IN THE GREAT WAR





WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Abel David S. Private
Anderson John Private
Auld Douglas Private
Bannerman James D. Private
Berry John P.B. Private
Booth George Private
Booth Robert G. Private
Braik John Sergeant
Brown Francis Sergeant
Burness John A. Lance Corporal
Burnett Ian A.K. Captain
Calder William P. Pilot Officer
Cassie William Lance Corporal
Chalmers William Private
Clark George S. Private
Collie Andrew P. Private
Crichton George Lance Corporal
Crichton William Private
Cruickshank Alexander F. Private Military Medal Croix De Guerre
Cumming Marianus A. Lance Corporal
Daun James Lance Corporal
Duncan John W. Private
Durno George Private
Durno James A.L. Private
Durno Leslie N.M. Private
Durno Margaret I.K.
Ewen Robert A. Private
Ferries William Private
Findlater Forbes Company Sergeant Major
Findlater Francis G. Lance Corporal
Findlater William Sergeant
Garden John Private
Gemmel David Private
Gilroy William Private
Gray Alexander Private
Gregson Francis R. Major
Imlach John Lance Corporal
Ingram Gordon Private
Lawrence William G. Private
McDonald William Private
McHardy James Private
McInnes Angus Private
Melvin George Private
Morgan Alexander Gunner
Morgan Leslie Private
Morrison Keith A. Private
Morrison William J. Private
Nicol Henry D. Private
Petrie James H. Corporal
Reid Henry G. Private
Reid Randolph A. Private
Reid Robert Private
Ritchie William Lance Corporal
Robb Albert V. Second Lieutenant M.M. D.C.M.
Scott James McK. Private
Sim George A. Private
Snowie John Lance Corporal
Snowie William Lance Corporal
Sutherland William Private
Tawse Bertram W. Sergeant
Thain Alexander Lance Corporal
Walker James Private
Watt Richard G. Private
Weir Alexander J.S. Private
Wishart George Private


WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
Gweyne J Sergeant
Harvey L. Sergeant Gunner
Knowles B. Corporal
Lawrie G.W. Sapper
Malcolm C.G. Lieutenant
McLeod G. Private
Milne L.N. Corporal
Petrie W. McG. Private
Rae J.D. Corporal
Robb G. Sergeant
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 7:32 pm    Post subject: Kemnay War Memorial Reply with quote

The war memorial and surrounding area are looking much better now, photos taken today.










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We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:29 pm    Post subject: Abel DS Reply with quote

Abel David Stuart Pte 3808 2nd South African Regt Age 20 Died F & F 12-Oct-16 Son of William Abel, South Ley Lodge, Kintore. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 4 Face C Photo taken 2004 Nov

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:31 pm    Post subject: Auld D Reply with quote

Auld Douglas Pte 242238 2nd Gordon Highlanders b Kemnay e Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 26-Oct-17 Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:32 pm    Post subject: Bannerman J D Reply with quote

Bannerman James Donald Pte 23657 22nd Royal Fusiliers (London Regt)The Queen's b Old Meldrum e Tarvis(Tarves?) 24 Killed in Action F & F 03-May-17 Son of George Murray, Bannerman & Christian Bannerman, Wester Blair, Fintray, Kinaldie, Aberdeenshire. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 10
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:22 am    Post subject: Berry J P B Reply with quote

Berry John Porter Barclay Pte 187517 8th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regt) Age 29 Died F & F 29-Sep-18 Son of Mrs Annie Berry, Roselurie Cottage, Aquithie, Kemnay, Aberdeen. Sancourt British Cemetery Fr 0597 Plot I Row A Grave 11
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:23 am    Post subject: Booth George Reply with quote

Booth George Pte 241110 5th Gordon Highlanders b Kemnay e Peterhead Died of Wounds F & F 02-Aug-17 Son of George Booth, Woodend, Braco, Pitcaple. Mendinghem British Cemetery B 018 Plot III Row C Grave 19
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:24 am    Post subject: Booth Robert G Reply with quote

Booth Robert G Pte S/40196 1st Gordon Highlanders e Aberdeen 26 Killed in Action F & F 24-Sep-17 Son of Mrs Booth, Wellneuk Cottage, Kintore. Kintore Higher Grade Public School: Roll of Honour. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136 Kemnay & Kintore PS
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:26 am    Post subject: Braik John Reply with quote

Braik John Sjt 22961 4th Canadian Inf (Central Ontario Regt) b Gartly 12/10/1874 Age 45 Died of Wounds Home 05-Aug-15 Son of Adam & Helen Braik. Formerly served as Lt with Gordons also served with Scottish Horse in SA 1899-01 City Roll of Honour: Mill of Kemnay. NoK Peter Braik (Brother) School teacher NZ. Occ: Millwright. 1881 Census Kemnay 207/4/3/ Mill age 13 1901 Census 168/2 3/14 age 32. The Roll of Honour Vol I page 48:Photo. Greenwich Cemetery, London. U. K. London (Greenwich) 3 C Z 102 City & Kemnay

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:27 am    Post subject: Brown Francis Reply with quote

Brown Francis A/sjt 9478 1st Gordon Highlanders b New Deer e Insch Died of Wounds F & F 20-Jun-15 Bedford House Cemetery Enclosure No 2 B 165 Plot IV Row B Grave 34
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:30 am    Post subject: Burness John A Reply with quote

Burness John A L/cpl 290477 7th Gordon Highlanders e Bedford 19 Killed in Action F & F 23-Apr-17 Son of A W Burness, (Ex RSM Gordons) 158 Market St; Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour: Kemnay. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 City & Kemnay
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:32 am    Post subject: Burnett Ian A K Reply with quote

Burnett Ian Alistair Kendall Capt 3rd East Lancashire Regt attd 8th Bn b Aberdeen 20/06/1885 Age 31 Killed in Action F & F 31-May-17 Aberdeen Grammar School RoH page 104. City RoH : Migvie House. Roll of Service in the Great War page 61 : Photo. Aberdeen Uni. Book of Remembrance. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 6 Column 22 City Grammar & Kemnay
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:34 am    Post subject: Calder William P PO Reply with quote

Calder William Petrie Petty Officer HMS Bulldog Royal Navy Age 32 16-Apr-16 Son of Alexander Calder, Cults, Aberdeenshire. Chatham Naval Memorial M. R. 1 Panel 15 Drumoak & Kemnay
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:42 am    Post subject: Cassie William Reply with quote

Cassie William Pte 253063 28th Canadian Inf (Saskatchewan Regt) b Kemnay 01/04/1897 enlisted Maple Creek Age 20 Died of Wounds F & F 10-Apr-17 Son of John Cassie, Farmer & Mary Ann Cruickshank Taylor Cassie, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire. 1901 Census: Tappies, Kemnay. Occ: Rancher. Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0032 Row E Grave 12

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:44 am    Post subject: Chalmers William Reply with quote

Chalmers William Pte 2370 2nd Australian Infantry b Kemnay e Kemnay, NSW Age 33 Died of Wounds F & F 12-Nov-17 Son of William & Elizabeth Chalmers. Em papers : NoK Mother : Mrs E McGregor, Sambank Cottage, Kemnay. Husband of Agnes Chalmers, Sinside, Invershin, Sutherland. Native of Kemnay. Ed Kemnay HGPS Occ: Farming. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery B 011 Plot XXVII Row A Grave 7
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