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Latheron War Memorial, Caithness (T)
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:11 pm    Post subject: Latheron War Memorial, Caithness (T) Reply with quote

Latheron War Memorial, Caithness
Location: Beside A9 north of village at entrance to cemetery car park
OS Ref: ND 201 334
Memorial Type: Statue

The photos were taken in very poor light so apologies for the quality















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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A list of the names on this memorial

1914-1918

BAIRD , C E , Captain , Seaforth Highlanders , Forse
BUDGE , David , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Latheronwheel
CAMPBELL , George , Private , 7th Bn , Cameron Highlanders , Latheron
CAMPBELL , George , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Latheronwheel
CAMPBELL , Peter , Private , Royal Scots , Latheronwheel
CAMPBELL , James , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Latheronwheel
CORMACK , Francis S , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Forse
DUNBAR , Alexander , Private , Gordon Highlanders , Forse
DUNBAR , William , Private , Canadian Expeditionary Force , Forse
FORBES , Harry , Private , Canadian Expeditionary Force , Forse
HENDRY , Donald H , Corporal , Seaforth Highlanders , Latheronwheel
MACDONALD , George , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Forse
MACKENZIE , William , Gunner , Royal Garrison Artillery , Latheronwheel
MAYLEN , William , Private , New Zealand Imperial Force , Latheronwheel
MCGONIGILL , D , Corporal , Scottish Horse , Latheronwheel
MCGONIGILL , Angus , Private , Black Watch , Latheronwheel
McGREGOR , James , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Forse
McGREGOR , William , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Forse
McGREGOR , Alexander , Private , Gordon Highlanders , Forse
McGREGOR , Marcus , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Forse
MOWAT , William , Private , Gordon Highlanders , Latheronwheel
MUNRO , George , Lance Corporal , Canadian Expeditionary Force , Latheronwheel
SINCLAIR , John , Private , B.E.F , Latheronwheel
STEWART , Robert A , Private , Canadian Expeditionary Force , Forse
STOCKS , Michael G , Lieutenant , Grenadier Guards , Latheronwheel
SUTHERLAND , Angus , Lance Corporal , Gordon Highlanders , Latheronwheel
SUTHERLAND , John M , Lance Corporal , Gordon Highlanders , Latheronwheel
SUTHERLAND , Alexander , Private , Royal Scots , Latheronwheel
TAYLOR , William , Lance Corporal , Seaforth Highlanders , Forse

1939-1945

CAMPBELL , D , Private , Royal Artillery , Died on Active Service
DUNBAR , R , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Killed in Action
DUNBAR , B , Seaman , , Died on Active Service
McIVOR , W J , Died through Enemy Action
McKAY , A , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Killed in Action
McKAY , A , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Killed in Action
SINCLAIR , R , Died through Enemy Action
SUTHERLAND , D , Captain , Yorks & Lancs Regiment , Killed in Action
SUTHERLAND , J , Private , Royal Army Medical Corps , Died on Active Service
SUTHERLAND , A , Private , Seaforth Highlanders , Died on Active Service

Malaya 1952

MACKENZIE , J , Private , Gordon Highlanders


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2009 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some photos taken on a brighter day.











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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

another photo

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:24 am    Post subject: Lt.Michael George Stocks Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
1914-1918
STOCKS , Michael G , Lieutenant , Grenadier Guards , Latheronwheel


(Glasgow Herald 19th of November 1914)
"Lieutenant Michael G. Stocks, Grenadier Guards, has been killed in action. He was a grandson of the proprietrix of the estate of Latheronwheel, Caithness. His grandfather fought in the Crimea."

CWGC
Name: STOCKS, MICHAEL GEORGE
Initials: M G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 10/11/1914
Additional information: Son of Michael and Charlotte Stocks, of Woodhall, Downham, Norfolk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 1.
Cemetery: ZILLEBEKE CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:33 am    Post subject: Pte. John Sutherland MacKenzie, Malaya 1952 Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
Malaya 1952
MACKENZIE , J , Private , Gordon Highlanders


Surname: MacKENZIE
Forenames/Initials: John Sutherland
Rank: Pte
Service: Army
Service Number: 22443916
Regiment/Corps: GORDONS
Date of Birth: 03 April 1932
Age: 19
Date of Death: 17 February 1952
Cemetery Name: Kamunting Road Christian
Cemetery Address: Taiping, Perak , TAIPING, PERAK
Grave Section: E
Grave Number: 24
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
Included on Roll of Honour: Yes
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:05 pm    Post subject: Latheron Reply with quote

Scottish National War Memorial Roll of honour Gordon Hdrs

MCKENZIE
John Sutherland
service number 22443916

date of death 17th February 1952

birthplace Caithness

SNWM roll The Gordon Highlanders

Private

Theatre of death MALAYA


( I note the spelling on the SNWM but I know that his surname was spelt MACKENZIE and not Mc



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

First time I have viewed this memorial - what a stunning location!
On a sad note, W J McIvor, a WW2 casualty, was just three years old.

McIVOR, WILLIAM JOHN
Rank:Civilian
Date of Death:12/04/1941
Age:3
Regiment/Service:Civilian War Dead

Reporting AuthorityPORTLAND, URBAN DISTRICT (Dorset)
Additional Information:
Son of Alexander McIvor and Catherine McIvor, of Latheronwheel, Caithness, Scotland. Died at 14 Augusta Road.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The other man who "Died through enemy action"

SINCLAIR, ROBERT FINLAYSON
Rank:Civilian
Date of Death:Between 01/09/1942 and 30/09/1942
Age:47
Regiment/Service:Civilian War Dead

Reporting AuthorityBORNEO
Additional Information:
Son of Mrs. Annie Sinclair, of Latheron West, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland. Died at Long Nawang.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:41 pm    Post subject: Alexander Dunbar Reply with quote

Alexander Dunbar Pte S/10045 1st Gordon Highlanders b Latheron,Caithness e Leith Killed in Action F & F 18/07/1916 Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt Fr 0630 Plot I Row H Grave 22
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:42 pm    Post subject: Alexander McGregor Reply with quote

Alexander McGregor Pte S/41630 4th Gordon Highlanders b Latheron,Caithness e Wick Age 24 Killed in Action F&F 25/03/1918 Son of Alexander and Annie McGregor, of Main St., Lybster, Caithness. War Memorial : Forse. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:43 pm    Post subject: William J Mowat Reply with quote

William J Mowat Private 310262 7th Gordon Highlanders Age 20 Died Caithness-shire, United Kingdom 25/07/1917 Son of William Mowat, of Lower Achon, Swiney, Lybster. Formerly 201284 Cameron Highlanders. War Memorial: Latheronwheel. LATHERON PARISH CHURCHYARD Extn. 73.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:44 pm    Post subject: Angus Sutherland Reply with quote

Angus Sutherland Lance Corporal S/40682 4th Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Latheron, Caithness e Dunbeath Age 20 Died Caithness-shire, United Kingdom 11/11/1918 War Memorial: Latheronwheel. LATHERON PARISH CHURCHYARD In old ground, East of Church.
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John McKay Sutherland L/Cpl S/40906 4th Gordon Highlanders b Latheron,Sutherland e Dunbeath Age 33 Killed in Action F&F 29/08/1918 Son of the late Mr. Peter Sutherland, of Forse, and of Mrs. Sutherland, of Reisgill House, Lybster, Caithness. War Memorial: Latheronwheel. Brown's Copse Cemetery, Rouex Fr 0604 Plot VII Row G Grave 39
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:31 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Lance-Corporal George Munro, 2nd. Canadians Reply with quote

Glasgow Herald, Monday, March 16th., 1916 - page 9:
"Caithness-shire. Information has been received that Lance-Corporal George Munro, of the 2nd. Canadians, has been killed in action. He was a son of John Munro, Latheronwheel, and a brother of Mr. John Munro, tailor and clothier, Wick. Previous to enlistment Mr. Munro followed his trade as a tailor in Canada."
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