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PostPosted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:40 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Donald MacLaurin - 2nd. Bn. A. & S.H. Reply with quote

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SNWM - WW1
Surname McLAURIN
Forename Donald
Rank Pte
Service number S/10259
Decoration
Place of birth Ardhatton Argyllshire (Ardchattan)
Date of death 15 November 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 2nd Bn.

SDGW - Born Ardchattan; lived Ledaig; enlisted Oban.
Not listed at Oban War Memorial.

CWGC - McLAURIN, Donald
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/10259.
Date of Death: 15/11/1916. Age: 28.
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: III. E. 5.
Cemetery: ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS
Additional Information: Son of the late Duncan McLaurin, of Lochanabeich, Ledaig, Argyll, and of Margaret McLaurin.
Native of Ardchattan, Argyll.


1901 Census Argyle, Ardchattan, Black Croft, recorded (transcription):- Donald Mclaurin (12), Scholar, son, born Ardchattan; Duncan Mclaurin (54), Crofter, born Ardchattan; Margaret Mclaurin (48 ), Wife, born Argyle, Killarow; siblings.

1891 Census records family at Lochanabeich Croft, Ardchattan, Argyle, which marries up with the CWGC additional information.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 5:24 pm    Post subject: James MacKenzie ? Reply with quote

James Clydesdale McKenzie Pte 285054 6th Gordon Highlanders b Glasgow e Oban Age 40 Killed in Action F&F 23/04/1917 Son of Alexander McKenzie, of Ballachulish, Argyll. Husband of Agnes Neilson McKenzie, of Bonawe Quarries, Taynuilt, Argyll. Athies Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0451 Row J Grave 24
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 6:47 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Cpl. Archibald Allan - 1st./8th. Bn. A. & S.H. Reply with quote

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Surname ALLAN
Forename Archibald
Rank A/Cpl
Service number 1153
Decoration
Place of birth Lismore Argyllshire
Date of death 11 April 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 1/8th Bn.

CWGC - ALLAN, A.
Rank: Corporal.
Service No: 1153.
Date of Death: 11/04/1916. Age: 37.
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1st/8th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. C. 4.
Cemetery: MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William and Christina Allan, of Benderloch, Ledaig, Argyle.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:26 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Gnr. John C. Kilcullen, R.G.A. Reply with quote

The Glasgow Herald, Wednesday, 11th April, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
KILCULLEN.-
Abroad, on the 2nd inst., of pleurisy, Gunner John Cameron Kilcullen, R.G.A., younger son of Mr and Mrs Patrick Kilcullen, Bonawe Quarries, Taynuilt."

SNWM - WW1
Surname KILCULLEN
Forename John Cameron
Rank Gnr
Service number 7659
Decoration
Place of birth Ardchattan Argyll
Date of death 2 April 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died
SNWM roll ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY

SDGW - Enlisted Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

CWGC - KILCULLEN, John Cameron
Rank: Gunner.
Service No:7659.
Date of Death: 02/04/1917. Age: 24. (Died of Pleurisy.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery 204th Siege Bty.
Grave Reference: Div. 3. L. 11.
Cemetery: STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE
Additional Information:Son of Patrick and Annie Kilcullen, of Bonawe Quarries, Taynuilt, Argyllshire.

Headstone Schedules record Mrs. A.C. Kilcullen, Bonawe Quarries, Taynuilt, Argyle.

1901 Census Argyle, Ardchattan & Muckairn, Bonawe Quarries, recorded (transcription):- John Cameron Kilcullen (8 ), Scholar, son, born Bonawe Quarries, Ardchattan; Patrick Kilcullen (43), Granite Quarry Manager, born Ireland; Annie Kilcullen (39), Wife, born Inverness., Fort William; siblings.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:06 pm    Post subject: WW1 - James W. Andrews, R.F.A. Reply with quote

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Ardchattan Parish Church - WWI Roll of Honour

GUNNER JAMES W. ANDREWS R.F.A.

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 12th. November, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
ANDREWS.-
Died at casualty clearing station, of wounds received in action, James Watt, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Andrews, Rowallan, Ledaig.
O for the touch of a vanished hand
And the sound of a voice that is still. "

SNWM - WW1
Surname ANDREWS
Forename James
Rank Whlr
Service number 179299
Decoration
Place of birth Rowallan
Date of death 19 October 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY

SDGW - Enlisted Oban.
Service Award Rolls record previous service:- R.F.A., 179299 Gunner.
Army register of soldier's backpay and War Gratuity records payments to Malcolm (father).
James Andrews, A/242 Bde. R.F.A., Wheeler 179299; died 19.10.1917, died of wounds.


CWGC - ANDREWS, James Watt
Rank: Wheeler.
Service No: 179299.
Date of Death: 19/10/1917. Age: 25.
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery "C" Bty. 242nd Bde
Grave Reference: XXIV. A. 17A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Malcolm and Sarah Andrews, of Rowallan, Ledaig, Argyllshire.
Born at Douglas, Lanarkshire.


1901 Census Lanarkshire, Larkhall, Montgomery Street, recorded (transcription):- James W. Andrews (8 ), Scholar, son, born Lanarks., Douglas; Malcolm Andrews (30), Joiner, born Ayrshire, Kilwinning; Sarah McCorquodale (33), House Keeper, Servant (employee), born Argylls., Lismore; one sibling.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:31 pm    Post subject: Bonawe Quarries was a clue I overlooked.... Reply with quote

James Clydesdale McKenzie Pte 285054 6th Gordon Highlanders b Glasgow e Oban Age 40 Killed in Action F&F 23/04/1917 Son of Alexander McKenzie, of Ballachulish, Argyll. Husband of Agnes Neilson McKenzie, of Bonawe Quarries, Taynuilt, Argyll. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Agnes McC. Athies Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0451 Row J Grave 24
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