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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:15 am    Post subject: John Leggat mentioned in The War Book of Turriff maybe ... Reply with quote

John Leggat Lt 6th Loyal North Lancs Ceylon Contingent Age 25 Killed in Action Mesopotamia 16/04/16 Killed at the Battle of Felahiyeh. Son of Mrs Mary Leggat, Beechwood, Bieldside & the late James W Leggat. The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 131 : Occ: Tea Planter (Jack). Basra Memorial, Iraq M. R. 38 Panel 27 BO 18-04-16 Page 5 King Edward
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:16 am    Post subject: More info Reply with quote

I have more info of Turra Mannies please contact me and I will try to help...
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

David, what a great find and well done for sorting and posting it.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:28 pm    Post subject: Pte. Alexander Raeper Reply with quote

(Glasgow herald 22nd June 1915)
"Private Alexander Raeper, 3rd Gordon Highlanders, son of Mr Raeper, 3 Gladstone Place, Turriff, has died at Sennelager, Germany, where he had been a prisoner since the battle on Mons. He was 20 years of age, and prior to going on service was an apprentice painter in Turriff. He died after a prolonged illness, and according to a letter from a member of the R.A.M.C. had been well treated in hospital."

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RAEPER, A

Rank: Private
Service No: 1077
Date of Death: 07/06/1915
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: V. A. 11.
Cemetery: NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Jane Raeper, of 1, Granton Place, Aberdeen. Native of Turriff, Aberdeenshire.
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