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Abbey Church, North Berwick, East Lothian (WW2)

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:24 pm    Post subject: Abbey Church, North Berwick, East Lothian (WW2) Reply with quote

Location: High Street, North Berwick

First World War Memorial posted here.

Situated inside the church, to the left of the pulpit as you face it.

A small plaque containing just five names.

IMG_6663 by Scottish Military Research Group, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This seems the most likely candidate for Kenneth Alexander, but I cannot confirm it:

Name: ALEXANDER, KENNETH
Initials: K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Pilot U/T)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 21
Date of Death: 13/10/1941
Service No: 106162
Additional information: Son of Harold and Isabella Ballantyne Alexander, of Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. T. Grave 42.
Cemetery: EDINBURGH (LIBERTON) CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FENDER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 211 Sqdn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 25/05/1943
Service No: 1103623
Additional information: Son of James and Annie Fender, of North Berwick, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 6. D. 12.
Cemetery: AMBON WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: LAWSON, GEORGE SIMPSON
Initials: G S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 35 Sqdn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 23/12/1944
Service No: 149628
Additional information: Son of Alexander Small Lawson and of Frances Anne Hall Lawson (nee Simpson), of North Berwick, East Lothian.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. 50. Grave 16252.
Cemetery: MARGATE CEMETERY, Kent
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Too many George Youngs to identify. There are two George G Youngs but neither seem to fit.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cannot find Nan McKemmie on either CWGC or SNWM.
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