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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:36 pm    Post subject: Parish of Benholm (Johnshaven) Reply with quote

Parish of Benholm (Johnshaven) - Kincardine & Deeside District
UKNIWM Ref No. 8685

The Johnshaven war memorial takes the form of a grey granite tapering pillar with the carved thistle capital surmounted by a cross. The pedestal rests on three steps. The commemoration and names of the dead are listed in black lead lettering on the face of the pedestal.
Sculptor was Robertson & Son of Hardgate, Aberdeen.
The monument stands on the junction of Castle Street and New Road within a recessed and railed enclosure and garden.
The commemoration reads:
TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THE
PARISH OF BENHOLM
WHO MADE
THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919




WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
ADAM DAVID
ARBUTHNOTT ANDREW
BEATTIE JAMES
BLUES RITCHIE
CARGILL WILLIAM C.
CHRISTIE ALEXANDER
COULL GEORGE
CRUICKSHANKS JOHN
DONALD GEORGE
DUNCAN ANDREW
DUNCAN JOHN W.
DUNDAS ROBERT S.
EDDIE JOHN D.
FINDLAY DAVID
FINDLAY JAMES
LONGMUIR WALTER M.
MCBAY ALFRED
MIDDLETON WILLIAM L.
NICOLL FRANCIS J.
NOBLE EDWIN S.
RAMSAY CHARLES
RITCHIE JOHN
SMART ANDREW
WATSON JAMES



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
ANDERSON DAVID
CHARD WILLIAM
COOK WILLIAM S.
DAVIDSON DOUGLAS M.
DAVIDSON WILLIAM D.
DONALD ALAN
DUNDAS DUNCAN
FINDLAY HERCULES S.
GORDON CHARLES
GREIG JAMES
LOWNIE DAVID
MASSON JAMES D.
MCARTHUR ROBERT H.
SOUTER ALEXANDER
SOUTER DAVID G.
WYND DAVID L.
YOUNG THOMAS G.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:09 am    Post subject: David Davidson Mackie Adam Reply with quote

ADAM, DAVID
Rank:Private Service No:27477
Date of Death:22/09/1918
Age:27
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 4th Bn.
Panel Reference Panel 3
Memorial VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
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Son of the late Thomas Adam, Salmon Fisher and Mary Mackie Adam.
born 19 Jun 1891 in Johnshaven, Kincardineshire


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:12 am    Post subject: Beattie James Reply with quote

Beattie James Pte 2626 5th Black Watch b Johnshaven e Forfar Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 02-Jan-17 Son of Mr & Mrs William Beattie, East Hairmuir, Benholm, Johnshaven, Montrose. Essex Farm Cemetery, Boesinghe B 073 Plot II Row J Grave 2

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:13 am    Post subject: Blues Ritchie Reply with quote

Blues Ritchie Pte S/13989 1st Gordon Highlanders b Benholm, Kincardine. e Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 18-Aug-17 Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:14 am    Post subject: Cargill William Reply with quote

Cargill William Pte 293105 7th Black Watch b Montrose e Montrose Age 31 Died of Wounds F & F 01-Aug-17 Son of James & Annie Coull Cargill, 8 Fore St; Johnshaven. PJ 25-8-17 : Page 8 : Photo: Ness House. Dozinghem Military Cemetery B 016 Plot II Row H Grave 7 PJ 25-8-17 : Page 8 : Photo

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:16 am    Post subject: Christie Alexander Reply with quote

Christie Alexander Pte 242127 5th Gordon Highlanders e Aberdeen Age 19 Died of Wounds F & F 10-Apr-17 Son of James & Margaret Christie, 9 Newtonhill, Stonehaven. Statutory Deaths gives age as 20. City Roll of Honour :Benholn Bridge, Johnshaven, Montrose. St Mary's, Cowie Stonehaven MI No 55. 1901 Census : Dunnottar: 225/1/18 Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0095 Plot I Row L Grave 68 City & Johnshaven

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:19 am    Post subject: Coull George Reply with quote

George Coull Pte 3/3992 1st Black Watch b Benholm e Motherwell Age 28 Killed in Action F & F 09/05/1915 Son of David & Mary Coull. 1891 Census: Mid St; Benholm. 1901 Census: Fore St; Benholm. Soldiers Effects: Fa: David. Bro: James. David. Sis: Jessie. Bro John. Sis; Annie. Bro: William. Occ: Employed in Coville Steel Works, Motherwell. Le Touret Memorial M. R. 22 Panel 24 to 26 AWJ 28-05-15 P8 Dundee Courier 22-05-15 P7 Johnshaven & Motherwell

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:21 am    Post subject: Donald George Reply with quote

Donald George Pte 33420 16th Highland Light Infantry b Fordoun e Perth r Montrose Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 18-Nov-16 Son of George & Isabella Donald, Bogjergan, Druthlithie, Fordoun, Kincardineshire. Formerly S/15612 R. High. Roll of Honour: Garvock. Glenbervie War Memorial. 1901 Census : Fordoun 259/7/9 :Cairnton Cottar House. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15C Garvock Glenbervie & Johnshaven

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Eddie John Duncan Pte 430500 10th Canadian Inf (Alberta Regt) b Fettercairn 05/04/1882 e Victoria, BC Age 33 Killed in Action F & F 18-Nov-15 Son of James & Betsy (nee Duncan) Eddie, 24 Main St; Johnshaven. Native of Fettercairn, Kincardineshire. Canadian Records: Myrtle Cottage, Johnshaven, (Farmer) Berks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Chateau Plots) B 339 Plot III Row B Grave 54

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:26 am    Post subject: Findlay David Reply with quote

Findlay David L/cpl 290365 5th Gordon Highlanders b Benholm e Banchory Age 20 Killed in Action F & F 31-Jul-17 Service returns show died in field. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Addenda Panel 57

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:28 am    Post subject: Findlay James Reply with quote

Findlay James L/cpl S/1570 1st Gordon Highlanders b Johnshaven e Aberdeen Age 27 Died of Wounds F & F 23-May-17 Son of Mr & Mrs Freeman, Masonic Buildings. Kincardineshire Observer : 29-6-17 Etaples Military Cemetery Fr 0040 Plot XXII Row L Grave 22 Fettercairn & Johnshaven

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:30 am    Post subject: Nicol Francis J Reply with quote

Nicoll Francis John Lt 12th Highland Light Infantry b Benholme 15/09/1891 Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 25-Sep-15 Son of Rev John Nicoll, Benholme Manse, Johnshaven, Montrose & Frances Anne nee Stuart. 1901 Census : Benholm: 253/1/9. The Roll of Honour Vol II Page 237 : Photo. Educated Fettes College & Pembroke College, Oxford. Benholm MI 92 Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 108 to 112 Johnshaven & St Cyrus

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:33 am    Post subject: Smart Andrew Reply with quote

Smart Andrew Pte 809 7th Gordon Highlanders b Garvock e Stonehaven Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 13-Nov-16 Son of James & Jemima Smart, 1 Sea Lane, Johnshaven, Kincardineshire Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:34 am    Post subject: Watson James Reply with quote

James Watson Pte 35630 7th Royal Scots born Benholm enlisted Montrose Age 24 Died of Wounds F & F 01-Aug-18 Son of Hector Wyllie Watson, Cattleman & May MacIntosh. 1901 Census: Balandrs Cottar House, Benholm. Formerly 27453, H.L.I. Johnshaven MI. Roclincourt Military Cemetery Fr 0184 Plot IV Row E Grave 1

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 5:06 pm    Post subject: Benholm Parish War Memorial Reply with quote

Benholm
UKNIWM Ref: 8685

Address
JOHNSHAVEN
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: CROSS
Other Location Details: VILLAGE CENTRE

OS Map Ref: NO 796 671
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