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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2016 8:19 pm    Post subject: Fettercairn Cemetery Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by FortyTwa

Locality:Kincardineshire
Identified CWGC Casualties:19

Located alongside the road leading from Fettercairn to Edzell, about half a mile outside the village.
The gateway houses the Fettercairn war memorials for WW1 & WW2

Some very Germanic surnames amongst the many Canadian airmen buried here and a WW1 casualty who died of his wounds in 1940



Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BEAUMONT, HAROLD
COLLIE, ROBERT WISHART
COOK, RAYMOND KEITH
CROFT, PHILLIP
DOBESCH, BURGHARDT HANS
DONNELLY, THOMAS EDWARD RAMSAY
EDWARDS, RAYMOND FRASER
FORBES, FRANK
FRIESEN, VICTOR ERWIN
GRAY, JAMES EUGENE
HILL, PHILIP JAMES
HUMPHRYS, LESLIE FRANK
JENSEN, OSCAR KNUD LERCHE
JOLLY, D
KEENE, ARTHUR GEORGE WILSON
KESTER, NOEL THOMPSON
KIRBY, ALFRED
LENNIE, ALISTAIR BANNERMAN
MILNE, J
RANDRUP, IVAN CHRISTIAN
ROSS, ALEXANDER
STEWART, JOHN ALVAH
WALLACE, LEWIS W


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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2016 8:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BEAUMONT, HAROLD

Rank:Flight Sergeant
Trade:W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No:1111883
Date of Death:17/08/1943
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 15.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Ralph and Selina Beaumont, of Overthorpe, Dewsbury, Yorkshire.

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COLLIE, ROBERT WISHART

Rank:Sick Berth Attendant
Service No:D/MX64695
Date of Death:19/02/1941
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Drake
Grave Reference:Sec. A. Grave 204.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Christina Duncan, of Luthermuir.


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COOK, RAYMOND KEITH

Rank:Sergeant
Trade:W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No:798509
Date of Death:17/12/1941
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 25.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Claude and Tryphena Cook, of Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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CROFT, PHILLIP

Rank:Sergeant
Service No:542772
Date of Death:16/10/1943
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 16.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Gilbert Clarence and Lilian Joan Croft; husband of Beatrice Mabel Croft, of New Malden, Surrey.

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DOBESCH, BURGHARDT HANS

Rank:Flying Officer
Trade:Nav.
Service No:J/36379
Date of Death:26/05/1944
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 23.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Richard and Mary Dobesch, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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DONNELLY, THOMAS EDWARD RAMSAY

Rank:Sergeant
Trade:Air Gnr.
Service No:R/200407
Date of Death:25/05/1944
Age:18
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 10.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Patrick and Agnes Ramsay Donnelly, of Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada.

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EDWARDS, RAYMOND FRASER

Rank:Flying Officer
Trade:Pilot
Service No:J/21997
Date of Death:26/05/1944
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 29.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of John Raymond Edwards and of Grace Edwards (nee Fraser); husband of Dorothy Jean Edwards (nee Browne) of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

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FORBES, FRANK

Rank:Private
Service No:2882893
Date of Death:24/11/1940
Age:18
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders 10th Bn.
Grave Reference:Sec. C. Grave 68.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of David T. Forbes and Jane Hill Forbes, of Fettercairn.


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FRIESEN, VICTOR ERWIN

Rank:Pilot Officer
Trade:Air Obs.
Service No:J/7026
Date of Death:17/12/1941
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 28.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Jacob V. Friesen and Sarah M. Friesen, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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GRAY, JAMES EUGENE

Rank:Sergeant
Trade:Air Gnr.
Service No:R/205856
Date of Death:26/05/1944
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 13.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of James M. Gray and Lyla B. Gray, of Wyoming, Ontario, Canada.

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HILL, PHILIP JAMES

Rank:Flying Officer
Trade:Pilot
Service No:122499
Date of Death:11/01/1943
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 455 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn
Awards:Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 20.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of James Alfred and Sarah Elizabeth Hill, of Almondsbury, Gloucestershire.

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HUMPHRYS, LESLIE FRANK

Rank:Sergeant
Trade:W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No:1189555
Date of Death:08/03/1942
Regiment/Service:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 217 Sqdn.
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 21.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY

NB Surname spelling conflict between CWGC record and headstone - I believe this will be corrected in due course if it hasn't already.

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JENSEN, OSCAR KNUD LERCHE

Rank:Sergeant
Trade:W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No:R/95369
Date of Death:09/08/1942
Age:26
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 14.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Einar Bay Jensen and Anna Christine Jensen, of Carman, Manitoba, Canada.

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KEENE, ARTHUR GEORGE WILSON

Rank:Flight Sergeant
Trade:Pilot
Service No:R/90459
Date of Death:09/08/1942
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Grave Reference:Sec. D. Grave 20.
Cemetery:FETTERCAIRN CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Frederick and Rose Emily Keene, of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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