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KIRKCALDY, FIFE CONSTABULARY

 
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john burnett



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:40 pm    Post subject: KIRKCALDY, FIFE CONSTABULARY Reply with quote

KIRKCALDY, FIFE CONSTABULARY , LOCATION - POLICE STATION, ST BRYCEDALE AVENUE
Apologies for quality of photos but I was nervous as police officer overseeing me!

John W Campbell 2nd Lt Seaforths
David Dawson RMA
Archibald Henderson RGA
James Johnston Royal Highlanders
Daniel Martin A&SH
Duncan McIntyre Scots Guards
Alexander Nicol Scots Guards
James D Spence Scots Guards
Thomas Shearer Gordons
William L Wilson Fife & Forfar Yeomanry
John T Whyte KOSB
Robert Wann Royal Highlanders
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:45 pm    Post subject: KIRKCALDY FIFE CONSTABULARY (WW1) Reply with quote


This plaque lists those from Kirkcaldy (K) and Dunfermline (D) Burgh Police.
Thomas Lothian RGA (D)
Hugh McKinnon Seaforths (K)
Robert McPhee Scots Guards (K)
William Stoddart HLI (K)
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:53 pm    Post subject: KIRKCALDY FIFE CONSTABULARY (WW2) Reply with quote

This plaque lists those from Kirkcaldy (K) and Dunfermline (D) Burgh Police and Fife Constabulary (FC).


Robert Allan RA (FC)
James R H Bell RAF (D)
Henry Black RAF (K)
Kenneth Carnegie RA (D)
John McMillan RAFVR (FC)
William Paton RAF (D)
John C Whyte RAF (D)
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:56 pm    Post subject: KIRKCALDY FIFE CONSTABULARY Reply with quote

Photo of Henry Black
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

These are the CWGC and SNWM details of the man in the photograph, Flying Officer Black.

BLACK, HENRY
Rank: Flying Officer (Air Bomber)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 550 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 14/10/1944
Service No: 153665
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave VII. A. 1-6.
Cemetery: VENRAY WAR CEMETERY

BLACK, HENRY
Service number 153665
Date of death 14/10/1944
Place of birth St Andrews
SNWM roll ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank Fg Off
Theatre of death R.A.F.V.R. B.C.

And from the Lost Bombers website

http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=3603

Type: Lancaster
Serial Number: PD319
Squadron: 550
X1D: BQ-G
Operation: Duisburg
Date: 14th October 1944

Further Information
"Serial Range PD198 - PD444 This aircraft was one of 200 Lancaster Mk.1s ordered from Metro- Vick Apr43 and delivered from Jun44 to Dec44 with Merlin 22 engines.
PD319 was delivered to 550 Sqdn Sep44 No other operational history. No record of total hours.
PD319 was one of two 550 Sqdn Lancasters lost on this operation. See: NG133
Airborne 0647 from North Killingholme. Crashed to the NE of Duisburg, though all are buried in Holland at Venray War Cemetery. It is likely that an American Graves Investigation Unit found their bodies as it is known that Sgt Lewis was taken to the US Military Cemetery at Margraten. F/O H.Dodds KIA P/O A.R.Brown KIA F/O D.J.K.White KIA F/O H.Black KIA F/S C.W.Beckingham RAAF KIA Sgt H.Lewis KIA Sgt A.Laidlaw KIA. "
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John,

Good photos. I don't know what the Fife Police archives are like but I'll speak with the Tayside Museum Curator and see if I can get a contact (for pics. etc)

Mark
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 6:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Name: DAWSON, DAVID
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Artillery
Unit Text: Howitzer Bde.
Date of Death: 10/07/1918
Service No: RMA/1964(S)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXVIII. D. 17A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
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