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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:57 pm    Post subject: Methlick Church Reply with quote

Situated within Methlick Church:

WWI PLAQUE
Brass Tablet on Oak Mount
(The Moir Memorial Tablet - bequeathed by Capt George A C Moir, unveiled by his son Master George Moir on 25 September 1921.




1914 - 1919
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

HENRY BAILEY
WILLIAM M BARCLAY
JOHN BUCHAN
ANDREW F BURR
GEORGE BURR
HERBERT W BURR
DUNCAN COUTTS
JOSEPH COUTTS
GEORGE R CHEYNE
JOHN DUNCAN
GEORGE DUNCAN
EDGAR H EWEN
ANDREW FRASER
IAN C FRASER
JOHN FORSYTH
HARRY G GERMAIN
HUGH GERRIE
ALEXANDER W GORDON
JOHN GORDON
GEORGE GRAY
PETER GRAY
THOMAS GRAY
WILLIAM B GRAY
JAMES IRONSIDE
ALEXANDER JAFFRAY
ALEXANDER C LEASK
JOHN LEITH
ROBERT J LOW
GEORGE MIDDLETON
GEORGE A C MOIR
JAMES MORRISON
ALEXANDER MURRAY
ALEXANDER C MUTCH
ROBERT PARK
GEORGE PORTER
WILLIAM B DONALD
JAMES SHAND
CHARLES S SHEPHERD
ARCHIBALD STEWART
ALFRED STUART
JAMES TAYLOR
GILBERT TENNANT
DAVID A WEBSTER
GORDON WEBSTER
NORMAN WILL
GEORGE WILSON
JOHN I WRIGHT

(All names as per War Memorial, with the addition of Pte John Buchan)

FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH

Beneath the plaque is a small inscription:

"This memorial was bequeathed by the late Capt George Andrew Christie Moir, Glencairn, Methlick, who fell in action on 7th April, 1917.

WWII PLAQUE



TO THE GLORY OF GOD

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945

ANDREW T ABERDEIN
JOHN B BOWEN
ROBERT B CHEYNE
ALEX C CUMMING
JOHN A FOUBISTER
PETER GLENNIE
MICHAEL J A GORDON
JAMES G KERR
HAROLD C KING
PETER MITCHELL
WILLLIAM MITCHELL
GEORGE C MORRISON
JAMES SIMMERS
JOHN H WATSON

THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY NIGHT AND BY DAY
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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2012 5:26 pm    Post subject: John Buchan Reply with quote

John Buchan Pte 79362 31st Canadian Inf (Alberta Regt) born Turriff 22/08/1887 enlisted Lethbridge Age 28 Died of Wounds F & F 28-Nov-15 Son of John & Mary Buchan, Woodside Cottage, Haddo House, Methlick, Aberdeenshire. Tarves War Memorial: Schivas.1901 Census Tarves 243/6/8/32/ Age 14 : Labourer (Foresters): Whindon, Haddo House. Tarves MI 192 Son of James Buchan & Mary Simpson. Chains of Chivas. Occ: Locomotive Engineer. (Mains of Schivas) Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery B 017 Row K Grave 63 Methlick Church & Tarves
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