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Acharacle, Ardnamurchan
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john hendry



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:06 am    Post subject: Acharacle, Ardnamurchan Reply with quote

Visited in 2005, no photo taken.

This is on the A861 just south of Shiel Bridge at the junctiion of the B8044, next to a church. 1" grid ref NM 675 684.

Commemorates men from Acharacle, Arevegaig, Glen Borrodale, Kentra Salen and Sheilfoot.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

N56 44.929 W5 48.197
UKNIWM ref no. not listed

Memorial arched gateway at the entrance to Acharacle Parish Church.

Commemorates 13 men of the Great War and 8 of the Second World War.

Men from Acharacle, Arivegaig, Balilea, Glenborrodale, Kentra, Newton, Salen and Shielfoot are recorded on it.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 5:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote




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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This Gateway
Is Erected
To The Glory Of God
And
In Honour And Memory
Of The Men From This District
Who Gave Their Lives For Us
In The Great War
1914 1918


BHA IAD TREUN ANN UN GRUAIDH CHAS
AGUS DILEAS CU BAS





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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1914 - 1918

Acharacle
L/Cpl Ppr A. Macgillivray 16th Canadian Scottish
Pte Hugh Cameron 7th Seaforth Highlanders

Arivegaig
L/Cpl Allan Cameron 8th Black Watch
Pte Hugh Cameron 8th Seaforth Highlanders
Pte Robert Maclean 8th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Glenborrodale
Pte John S. Armstrong Canadian M.G.C

Kentra
Pte Duncan Henderson 25th Canadian I.M.F

Salen

2nd Lieut A.A. Matheson A.S.C
Cpl. Colin Cameron 8th Batt. KOYLI
Signaller Alexander Cameron 1/9th Durham L.I
Gnr. William Angus Cameron R.F.A

Shielfoot
2nd Lieut. Donald Cameron 48th Battalion A.I.F
Pte Duncan Macpherson 9th Border Regt.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1939-1945

These Tablets Are Erected
To The Glory Of God
And
In Honour And Memory
Of The Men From This District
Who Gave Their Lives
In The Second World War


Acharacle
Lt.Comm Duncan C.M Macpherson R.N.R

Balilea
A.C.1 Angus R.M Anderson RAF

Glenborrodale
L/Cpl Duncan H. Cameron RASC
L/Cpl George Maclennan A&S Hrs

Kentra
Stoker James Mackay R.N

Newton
Lt.Pilot Hector Henderson R.A.F.V.R

Salen
Lt.Col Percy E.C Honeyman Royal Scots
Eng. Off William Mackay M.N
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of those listed

MATHESON, ARCHIBALD ANGUS
Initials: A A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: H.Q. Base Supply Depot
Age: 42
Date of Death: 20/12/1917
Additional information: Son of Kenneth and Mary Anne Macdonald Matheson, of Salen, Ardnamurchan, Argyll; husband of Jeanie I. Macnaughton Matheson, of Salen, Acharacle, Argyll. Serjt. in Lovat''s Scouts from 1914 to 1916.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Officers, B. 2. 22.
Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is another parish memorial which appears partly in Argyllshire & Inverness-shire ?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Acharacle currently falls within the Highland Council area as part of the Fort William and Ardnamurchan Ward

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, I've had a bit of a problem doing Argyll & Bute. Some parts are now in Highland, Ayrshire, Dunbartonshire. Whilst they've taken in some other area too!
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Found in the Cemetery this week



PHILPS, WILLIAM JOHN
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class

Service No: C/KX 129810

Date of Death: 24/08/1942

Age: 30

Regiment/Service: Royal Navy H.M.S. Quebec


Grave Reference: Grave 158
.
Cemetery: ACHARACLE CEMETERY

Additional Information:
Son of William John and Elisabeth Philps; husband of Lilian Rose Philps, of Hampstead, London.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Found in the Cemetery, C.W.G.C. headstone



STEWART, ALEXANDER
Rank: Private
Service No: F/59838
Date of Death: 10/01/1943
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.
Grave Reference: Grave 156
Cemetery: ACHARACLE CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Dougall and Mary Stewart, of Wood Islands North, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Sorry picture is rather poor.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another find in the Cemetery;



MacKAY, JAMES
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service No: C/KX129588
Date of Death: 25/05/1943
Age: 32
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy H.M.S. Berry
Grave Reference: Grave 152.
Cemetery: ACHARACLE CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Duncan and Mary MacKay, of Acharacle.

He is listed on the Memorial on the gate. Again, picture quality is poor.
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