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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:24 pm    Post subject: P Troup Pte Reply with quote

Peter Troup Pte S/15954 Gordon Highlanders (Depot) b Monymusk e Aberdeen Age 22 Died Home 06-Nov-18 Son of William Troup & Ann Keith Johnston, Rosevilla, Monymusk. 1901 Census 213/2/17/74 : Kintore, Toftshill Farm House. Monymusk MI (Lower) No 240. Kintore Higher Grade Public School. Monymusk Parish Churchyard U. K. Monymusk Grave 1147 Kintore PS

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:25 pm    Post subject: J Walker Cpl Reply with quote

John Walker Cpl 202874 7th Gordon Highlanders b Kintore e Aberdeen Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 26-Jul-18 Son of William & Mary Walker, Upper Bodhead, Kintore, Aberdeenshire Marfaux British Cemetery Fr 0622 Plot IV Row J Grave 10

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PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2009 4:55 pm    Post subject: Parish of Kintore War Memorial WW1 & WW2 Reply with quote

KINTORE
UKNIWM Ref: 8596

Address
PARISH CHURCH
KINTORE
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: GATE/LYCHGATE
Denomination: CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
OS Map Ref: NJ 793 164

This memorial is iin the form of a Memorial Gate in Kemnay granite and was the work of Messrs J Robertson & Son, Hardgate, Aberdeen. It was unveiled by Lt. Col. Dawson of the Gordon Highlanders on 4th May 1924.

The names of the Fallen of WW2 are on the rear. First among them is Major General Thomas Gordon Rennie, CO of the 51st Highland Division during the push from Normandy to Germany. He served in the Black Watch and fell in to captivity at St Valery in June 1940 but later escaped to fight in North Africa and Sicily before returning to France in 1944.



























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Name: RENNIE, TOM GORDON
Initials: T G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major General
Regiment/Service: General Staff
Unit Text: Cdg. 51st (Highland) Div.
Secondary Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Secondary Unit Text: and
Age: 45
Date of Death: 24/03/1945
Awards: C B, D S O, M B E
Additional information: Son of the late Dr. T. Rennie and Mrs. Rennie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 61. D. 1.
Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY




Tom Rennie was the son of late Dr Thomas Rennie, Foochow, China, and Mrs Rennie, Radlett, Herts, and Torryburn, Kintore, Aberdeenshire.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW2

Major General T.C. Rennie C.B. D.S.O. M.B.E. Commanding 51st Highland Division

-Royal Navy-
John Beattie
Walter Patterson
William J. Ritchie
Charles J.F. Sim
William Tawse

-Merchant Navy-
Alexander D. Gillespie

-Fleet Air Arm-
Henry Taylor

-Royal Air Force-
George Tough

-Gordon Highlanders-
George Adams
Alexander Durno
Alexander Gault
Alexander Lawrie
James Lindsay
James R. Milner
James MacIntosh

-Seaforth Highlanders-
Stephen A. Hector

-Royal Artillery-
Kenneth N. Smith

-Johore Volunteers-
Kenneth J. Anderson
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 1:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Seaforth...

HECTOR, STEPHEN ANDERSON
Initials: S A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 01/08/1943
Service No: 2882143
Additional information: Son of James and Isabella Hector; husband of Jessie Hector.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. G. 25.
Cemetery: CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY

Gunner...

SMITH, KENNETH
Initials: K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 79 Bty., 21 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 29/11/1943
Service No: 1826738
Additional information: Son of William and Lily Smith, of Kintore, Aberdeenshire; husband of Elizabeth Johnston Smith, of Burnside, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 30.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

There is a Gunner K Smith listed on the Rutherglen War Memorial. Possibly this man?

...And the Johore Volunteer

ANDERSON, KENNETH JAMES
Initials: K J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Johore Volunteer Engineers
Age: 40
Date of Death: 01/09/1943
Service No: 966
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson; husband of Mary Rutherford Anderson, of Moffat, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 399.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 2:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Regarding Gunner Kenneth Smith. He died as a prisoner of the Japanese.
He was aboard the Suez Maru along with 640 other POW's which was sunk by the US submarine Bonefish. Although approximately 250 men managed to get out of the hold, they were subsequently massacred by the Japanese escort vessel.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:29 am    Post subject: John Aiken Reply with quote

John Aiken Pte S/5354 9th Black Watch born Aberdeen enlisted Aberdeen Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-15 Son of Margaret Aiken, Thainstone Cottage, Kintore & the late John Aiken. Kintore Higheer Grade Public School. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 78 to 83 Kintore & Kintore PS

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:31 am    Post subject: John A M Alcock Reply with quote

John A M Alcock Spr 242674 1st Royal Engineers, Heavy Bridging Bn born Kintore Age 20 Died Home 27-Nov-18 Eldest son of William & Annie Alcock, Marshalls Square, Kintore. City Roll of Honour: Auchmill Rd; Bucksburn. Kintore MI 499. Kintore Higher Grade Public School: Roll of Honour. 1901 Census:213/4/32/184 age 3. Kintore Parish Churchyard U. K. Kintore 3.789 ADJ 29-11-18 Page 1 Col 1 Roll of Honour. City GNSR & Kintore Kintore PS
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:32 am    Post subject: J Alexander Reply with quote

J Alexander Dvr 4348 Royal Field Artillery Age 23 Died Home 02-Oct-20 Kintore MI 234. Kintore Parish Churchyard U. K. Kintore Grave 224
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:34 am    Post subject: Alexander Anderson Reply with quote

Alexander Anderson Sjt 268 2nd Gordon Highlanders born Aberdeen enlisted Inverurie Age 28 Killed in Action F & F 01-Jul-16 Son of Mr & Mrs Anderson, Don Cott; Port Elphinestone. 2nd son of James Anderson, Baker. City Roll of Honour : District Casualties 20-7-16 Page 3 also Roll of Honour. Gordon Cemetery, Mametz Fr 0331 Row B Grave 05 ADJ 20-07-16 RoH City Inverurie & Kintore
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:36 am    Post subject: John Anderson Reply with quote

John Anderson Pte 266295 6th Gordon Highlanders enlisted Kintore Killed in Action F & F 31-Jul-17 Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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Fraser Singer Beaton Pte TR/1/105 52nd Gordon Highlanders born Aberlour, Banffshire enlisted Aberdeen Age 18 Died Home 12-Mar-18 Son of Isabella Forbes Singer & Farquhar Beaton, Inverurie. 1901 Census: Urybank, Keithhall. Died Colchester, Essex. Occ: Labourer, Inverurie. Inverurie Bass MI 612. Inverurie Cemetery U. K. Inverurie Plot C Row 5 Grave 723 GNSR Inverurie Kintore & Torphins
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:44 am    Post subject: James Beddie I could only find one for Australia not NZ Reply with quote

James Beddie Pte 3017A Australian Corps School born Kineff, Kincardine enlisted Kalgoorlie, WA Age 50 Died F & F 04-May-18 Son of James & Isabella Beddie. Nominal Rolls: Embark. Address 79 Stirling St; Perth, WA. Native of Aberdeenshire. Kintore Higher Grade Public School. Nominal Rolls Em Papars : 79 Stirling St; Perth. Arneke British Cemetery Fr 0100 Plot II Row B Grave 21 Kintore & Kintore PS
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David Bell Cpl 528047 MM 1st London Regt London Scottish born Stoneham enlisted Alford residence Cairncosh Age 30 Killed in Action F & F 23-Aug-18 Son of William Bell. Formerly 10637 6th Gordons. Husband of Flora McCombie (Formerly Bell) Banks, Fyvie, Aberdeenshire. Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux Fr 0214 Plot VI Row G Grave 16 Inverurie & Kintore
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Robert G Booth Pte S/40196 1st Gordon Highlanders enlisted Aberdeen Age 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 Kintore PS
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