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ST. FILLAN'S, DUNDURN PARISH WW1

 
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:53 pm    Post subject: ST. FILLAN'S, DUNDURN PARISH WW1 Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 10:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A very well kept church by the looks of it and the memorial is in very good condition.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Four Captains out of only nine names on the memorial!
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2007 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I know we have all seen anomolies like this before but the following two casualties appear on the church memorial but not the public monument for St. Fillans;

Name: MacGREGOR-WHITTON, PERCY WILLIAM THOMAS
Initials: P W T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: "C" Coy. 2nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 09/07/1916
Additional information: Son of Col. James MacGregor-Whitton (late Royal Scots Fusiliers), of Ardchoille, St. Fillans, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 3 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Name: DAVIDSON, ARCHIBALD RANDALL
Initials: A R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 14/06/1917
Additional information: Son of Maj G. H. Davidson, D.S.O. (Royal Scots), of Craigdarroch, St. Fillans, Perthshire, and the late Ethel Maud Fairbairn Davidson. Educated at Ardvreck, Crieff, Glenalmond, and Sandhurst.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8 and 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Given their position and the fact that it is a small close-knit community it is a little strange.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2007 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Percy William Thomas Macgregor Whitton < Back to List
Birth 23 OCT 1894 Murri, Punjab, India
Death 9 JUL 1916 Recorded on Crieff War Memorial
Father James McGregor Whitton 20 FEB 1841
Mother Eva Dora Harvey 1866

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Also known as Percy William Thomas MacGregor-Whitton
at 1901 census at "Glenearn" Perth Road, Crieff a Visitor,


The RSF are not forgotten by their successors. The museum has a lot of info on them.
one of the Crieff Memorial RSF men who died as acting CO of his unit.
PERCY WILLIAM THOMAS MacGREGOR-WHITTON

Captain
"C" Coy. 2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers
2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers captured Maltz Horn Farm in which action their commanding officer Lt Col P W T MacGregor-Whitton was killed
who died on
Sunday 9 July 1916 . Age 21 .
Magregor-Whitton was an old boy of Morrison's Academy, Crieff. He was acting CO when the RSF attacked Malte Horn Farm. His substantive rank was Captain.
Additional Information: Son of Col. James MacGregor-Whitton (late Royal Scots Fusiliers), of Ardchoille, St. Fillans, Perthshire.
Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIALSomme, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Pier and Face 3 C
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:57 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

WMR 82248
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