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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 4:01 pm    Post subject: INVERKEILOR WW2 Reply with quote

Located inside Inverkeilor parish church is the memorial to the war dead from the area of WW2.



UKNIWM REF: unlisted
OS Map Ref: NO 664 496

Picture courtesy of J. Alistair Robertson.


TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF
THE MEN OF INVERKEILOR
WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR
1939-1945

Sgt George K. Brown - R.A.F.
Gnr James B. Carrie - R.A.
Sgt William G. Carrie - R.A.F.
Pte Robert McHardy - B.W.
Spr James Pattison - R.E.
AC2 Robert Walker - R.A.F.
Pte Roderick McGregor - B.W.
Gnr Charles Adamson - R.A.
Pte Albert Paul - B.W.
Pte John T. F. Robertson - B.W.
Pte James Taylor - H.G.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 4:13 pm    Post subject: Sgt. George Kennedy Brown, R.A.F. Reply with quote

CWGC
BROWN, GEORGE KENNEDY
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: W.Op.(Air)
Service No: 1520541
Date of Death: 13/06/1944
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 514 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Plot 2. Grave 393A.
Cemetery: ERMELO (NUNSPEET) NEW GENERAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: BROWN
Firstname: George Kennedy
Service number: 1520541
Date of death: 13/06/1944
Place of birth: Arbroath
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: R.A.F. V.R. B.C.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 4:18 pm    Post subject: Gnr. James Brown Carrie Reply with quote

Brother of William Gordon Carrie

CWGC
CARRIE, JAMES BROWN
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 933132
Date of Death: 24/07/1943
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery 127 Field Regt.
Grave Reference: IV. K. 22.
Cemetery: CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY
Additional Information: Son of William Gordon Carrie and Betsy Carrie, of Inverkeilor, Angus.

SNWM
Surname: CARRIE
Firstname: James B
Service number: 933132
Date of death: 24/07/1943
Place of birth: Angus
SNWM roll: ROYAL ARTILLERY
Rank: Gnr
Theatre of death: Sicily
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 4:23 pm    Post subject: Sgt. William Gordon Carrie Reply with quote

Brother of James Brown Carrie

CWGC
CARRIE, WILLIAM GORDON
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Air Gnr.
Service No: 1053141
Date of Death: 10/11/1941
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 144 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Sec. E. Grave 572.
Cemetery: INVERKEILOR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William Gordon Carrie and of Betsy Cuthill Carrie (nee Taylor) of Inverkielor.

SNWM
Surname: CARRIE
Firstname: William Gordon
Service number: 1053141
Date of death: 10/11/1941
Place of birth: Arbroath
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: Sgt
Theatre of death: R.A.F. V.R. B.C.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 4:33 pm    Post subject: Pte. Robert McHardy, B.W. Reply with quote

CWGC
McHARDY, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 2750128
Date of Death: 20/01/1940
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: Row A. Grave 11.
Cemetery: LE GRAND-LUCE WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: McHARDY
Firstname: Robert
Service number: 2750128
Date of death: 20/01/1940
Place of birth: Arbroath
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT) and THE TYNESIDE SCOTTISH
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: France and Belgium Campaign, 1939-40

Son of Alexander McHardy of Kydd's Builsings, Inverkeilor. Husband of Jemima Stewart, Kirkton Cottages, Inverkeilor. Father to three sons he died aged 41.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:21 pm    Post subject: Spr. James Pattison, R.E. Reply with quote

Spr. James Pattison, R.E.

unable to identify.

There is a man by the name of Arthur Pattison of the R.A. listed on a family headstone in the churchyard, possibly a memorial error?

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:47 pm    Post subject: AC2. Robert Irvine Walker, R.A.F. Reply with quote

CWGC
WALKER, ROBERT IRVINE
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service No: 976642
Date of Death: 17/06/1940
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Grave 19.
Cemetery: LA PLAINE-SUR-MER COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: WALKER
Firstname: Robert Irvine
Service number: 976642
Date of death: 25/06/1940
Place of birth: Arbroath
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: A C 2
Theatre of death: R.A.F. V.R. B.A.F.F.

K.I.A. aged 18.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:10 pm    Post subject: Pte. Roderick McGregor, B.W. Reply with quote

CWGC
MacGREGOR, RODERICK
Rank: Private
Service No: 2757983
Date of Death: 07/06/1940
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 4th Bn.
Grave Reference: Grave 1.
Cemetery: FEUQUIERES-EN-VIMEU COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William MacGregor, and of Bella MacGregor (nee Esson), of Arbroath, Angus.

SNWM
Surname: McGREGOR
Firstname: Roderick
Service number: 2757983
Date of death: 07/06/1940
Place of birth: Aberdeenshire
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT) and THE TYNESIDE SCOTTISH
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: France and Belgium Campaign, 1939-40
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:30 pm    Post subject: Gnr. Charles Adamson, R.A. Reply with quote

CWGC
ADAMSON, CHARLES
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 2925697
Date of Death: 16/12/1942
Age: 34
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery 90 Bty., 49 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Grave Reference: 2. B. 7.
Cemetery: TABARKA RAS RAJEL WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Sarah Adamson; husband of Mabel Adamson, of Linlathen, Angus.

SNWM
Surname: ADAMSON
Firstname: Charles
Service number: 2925697
Date of death: 16/12/1942
Place of birth: Inverness-shire
SNWM roll: ROYAL ARTILLERY
Rank: Gnr
Theatre of death: North Africa
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:38 pm    Post subject: Pte. Albert Paul, B.W. Reply with quote

CWGC
PAUL, ALBERT ELY
Rank: Private
Service No: 2754940
Date of Death: 26/04/1940
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: D. 24.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Mary Paul, of Edzell, Angus.

SNWM
Surname: PAUL
Firstname: Albert E
Service number: 2754940
Date of death: 26/04/1940
Place of birth: Arbroath
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT) and THE TYNESIDE SCOTTISH
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: Middle East

Died as a result of a motor accident.
Son of Mary Paul and step son of Alexander Silver of 53 High Street, Edzell. Grandchild of Mr & Mrs A. Paul of Martwell Cottage, Inverkeilor.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:02 pm    Post subject: Pte. John T.F. Robertson, B.W. Reply with quote

CWGC
ROBERTSON, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No: 2760293
Date of Death: 11/06/1944
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 5th Bn.
Grave Reference: II. F. 16.
Cemetery: RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Elsie Robertson, of Kinblethmont, Angus.

SNWM
Surname: ROBERTSON
Firstname: John
Service number: 2760293
Date of death: 11/06/1944
Place of birth: Arbroath
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT) and THE TYNESIDE SCOTTISH
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: Western Europe Campaign, 1944-45

He was a gardener in Letham before being called up and was killed in action in Normandy.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:23 pm    Post subject: Pte. James Taylor, H.G. Reply with quote

Edited. Thanks to others for identifying him.

CWGC
TAYLOR, JAMES CUTHILL
Rank: Private
Date of Death: 03/02/1944
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: Home Guard 1st Angus Bn.
Grave Reference:
Cemetery: INVERKEILOR OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor; husband of Helen Taylor, of Carnoustie.

SNWM
unlisted


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Pte. James Taylor, H.G. Reply with quote

DelBoy wrote:
Pte. James Taylor, H.G.

Unidentified.

I can't figure out what H.G. stands for?

Derek.


Home Guard?

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Must be this man. He's buried in the churchyard.

TAYLOR, JAMES CUTHILL

Rank: Private
Date of Death: 03/02/1944
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: Home Guard, 1st Angus Bn.
Cemetery INVERKEILOR OLD CHURCHYARD

Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor; husband of Helen Taylor, of Carnoustie.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't believe I didn't look at my own SWGP pics!

Thanks lads.

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