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PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Listed Category C(S) by Historic Scotland - 5th March 2001.
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Name: ANDERSON, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Unit Text: 7th Coy.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 15/11/1917
Service No: 904495
Awards: MM
Additional information: Son of Elizabeth Anderson, of Daldhu, Glenfernate, Enochdhu, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland, and the late Peter Anderson.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 32.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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Surname FARQUHARSON
Firstname John
Service Number 11804
Date Death 09/04/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Straloch Perth
Other
SNWM roll SCOTS GUARDS
Rank Gdsn
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: FARQUHARSON
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 09/04/1916
Service No: 11804
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VIII. A. 88.
Cemetery: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
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Surname LOW
Firstname James Brown
Service Number 265918
Date Death 31/07/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Kirkmichael Perthshire
Other 6th Bn.
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: LOW, JAMES BROWN
Initials: J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "A" Coy. 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Service No: 265918
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Low, of Enochdhu, Blairgowrie, Perthshire. Enlisted at the age of 16.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 37.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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Surname McINTYRE
Firstname Charles
Service Number 3979
Date Death 30/07/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Pitlochry
Other 6th Bn.
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: McINTYRE, CHARLES JOHN
Initials: C J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 30/07/1916
Service No: 3979
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McIntyre, of Balnauld, Kindrogan, Bn. Gehdhu, Blairgowrie, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. K. 5.
Cemetery: CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL
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Surname McKECHNIE
Firstname Colin Campbell
Service Number M2/021943
Date Death 01/11/1918
Decoration
Place of birth Tarbert Argyll
Other
SNWM roll ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: McKECHNIE, COLIN CAMPBELL
Initials: C C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Unit Text: Mechanical Transport
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 3rd G.H.Q.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 01/11/1918
Service No: M2/021943
Additional information: Husband of Martha McKechnie, of High St., Strathmiglo, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 39.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
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Surname MacKECHNIE
Firstname Lachlan
Service Number 21
Date Death 15/11/1915
Decoration
Place of birth Glasgow
Other
SNWM roll SCOTTISH HORSE YEOMANRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Gallipoli.

Name: McKECHNIE
Initials: L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scottish Horse
Unit Text: 3rd
Age: 19
Date of Death: 15/11/1915
Service No: 21
Additional information: Son of Lachlan McKechnie, of Balnaird, Gateside, Fife. Of Argyll.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 9.
Cemetery: GREEN HILL CEMETERY
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Surname McNICOLL
Firstname John
Service Number S/42383
Date Death 24/07/1918
Decoration
Place of birth Rattray Perthshire
Other 7th Bn.
SNWM roll THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Name: McNICOLL
Initials: J A C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/07/1918
Service No: 42483
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 8.
Cemetery: LA NEUVILLE-AUX-LARRIS MILITARY CEMETERY
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Surname SMITH
Firstname William
Service Number 10072
Date Death 22/12/1914
Decoration
Place of birth Inverkeilor
Other
SNWM roll SCOTS GUARDS
Rank Gdsn
Theatre of death F. & F.

Name: SMITH, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 22/12/1914
Service No: 10072
Additional information: Son of James and Eliza Smith, of Collace, Kinrossie, Perth.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 3 and 4.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
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Name: STEELE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Unit Text: 28th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 18/08/1918
Service No: 198304
Additional information: Son of Donald and Christina Steele, of Tulloch, Enochdhu, Blairgowrie, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. B. 2A.
Cemetery: MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT

Attestation papers;
http://data4.collectionscanada.ca/netacgi/nph-brs?s1=&s2=&s3=198304+&Sect4=AND&l=20&Sect1=IMAGE&Sect2=THESOFF&Sect5=CEF6PEN&Sect6=HITOFF&d=CEF6&p=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.collectionscanada.ca%2Farchivianet%2F02010602_e.html&r=0&f=S
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BLAIRGOWRIE ADVERTISER: 25.10.1919

STRALOCH

WAR MEMORIAL


A neat Iona cross of Aberdeen granite, erected in the churchyard at Straloch as a memorial to the nine district men who fell in the war, was dedicated by the Rev. J. C. Kirk. The names of the dead heroes were read while the congregation stood and the organist, Mrs P. Stewart, afterwards played the “Dead March in Saul”. Mr J. S. M. Pender Small of Dirnanean performed the unveiling ceremony. Piper Norman M’Millan played a lament, and the “Last Post” was sounded by Drummer-Corporal W. Robertson, Pitlochry. Mr Tom Michie presided. The names inscribed on the memorial are:- Pte. Peter Anderson, M.M.; Pte. John Farquharson, Pte. James Low, Pte. Chas. M’Intyre, Sergt. Colin M’Kechnie, Pte. Lachlan M’Kechnie, Pte. John MacNicoll, Pte. William Smith, Corpl. Jas. Steele. A handsome * Roll of Honour, with 47 names of service men, has been hung in the vestibule of the church, adorned with the badges of the various regiments and the Royal Coat of Arms, and bearing the motto - “Gloria virtutis umbra”.

* The Roll of Honour alluded to now hangs in Kirmichael Church, and is posted here;
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=2265
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:59 pm    Post subject: WW2 Names Reply with quote

On the Reverse of the Plinth is-

1939-1945
A C Anderson
J Dow
A Stewart
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