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john hendry



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2007 6:58 pm    Post subject: Colonsay. Reply with quote

I am sure I saw the details on here with photos but can't find it.

I can post details but the photo is a film and will need to be scanned.

There is a book, Colonsay's Fallen, published on the island.

I have put details in the books section.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Photograph courtesy of John Hendry
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Detail from the WM as follows:

"Sacred to the memory of the Colonsay men who fell in the Great War 1914-1919"

Lt Col Malcom McNeill A and S
Capt Duncan Mackinnon RAMC
Lt Robert Henry Palmer Howard E Surrey Regt
Seaman Angus Brown RN
Pte John Brown RFA
Sgt Hugh Buie Canadians
Pte John Clark A and S
Seaman Hector McMillan RN
Pte Neil McMillan Canadians
Pte Archibald Alex McNeill S Gds
Pte Donald McNeill S Gds
Pte Hector McNeill A and S
Pte Peter McNeill R Scots
L Cpl Nicol McNeill Canadians
Seaman Angus McPhee RNR
Pte John McLellan A and S

"Cha do truit/thuit an cliu"


"1939-1945

in memory of

ACW Catherine Patterson WRAF
Pte Angus Brown 1st A and S
AB John Galbraith MN"



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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:59 am    Post subject: AC2. Catherine Smith Patterson Reply with quote

WW2
AC2. Catherine Patterson W.R.A.F.

CWGC
Name: PATTERSON, CATHERINE SMITH
Rank: Aircraftwoman 2nd Class
Service No: 464634
Date of Death: 17/12/1942
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Grave Reference: S.W. Corner.
Cemetery: KILCHATTAN OLD CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF COLONSAY
Additional Information: Adopted daughter of Susan Patterson; niece of Mrs. E. Stewart, of Partick, Glasgow.

SNWM
Surname: PATTERSON
Firstname: Catherine Smith
Service number: 464634
Date of death: 07/12/1942
Place of birth: Glasgow
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: A C W 2
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 1:51 am    Post subject: L.Cpl. Nicol(as) Mc/MacNeill Reply with quote

WW1
L.Cpl Nicol McNeill, Canadians

(Glasgow Herald 22nd April 1915)
"Mr & Mrs Donald McNeill, Lower Kilchattan, have had intimation from the War Office of the death, on the 13th int, from pneumonia, of their youngest son, Nicol, Lance-Corporal in the Royal Highlanders of Canadian Contingent. Before war broke out Lance-Corporal McNeill had been employed in the Dominion Bank, Montreal. He was 24 years of age."

Canadian Attestation Papers

CWGC
McNEILL, NICOLAS
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 24745
Date of Death: 13/04/1915
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 13th Bn.
Grave Reference: II. N. 3.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Donald and Margaret McNeill.

SNWM
Surname: MacNEILL
Firstname: Nicolas
SNWM roll: CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
Rank L/Cpl

SNWM entry is a bit thin on details....
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