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PostPosted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 2:20 pm    Post subject: COLLISTON WW1 Reply with quote

Dundee Advertiser Monday 18th July 1921

Colliston`s Tribute to Its Heroes
MEMORIAL TABLET UNVEILED


A brass mural tablet bearing the names of the sixteen men of Colliston and district who fell in the war was unveiled at the close of the forenoon service in Colliston Parish Church yesterday,by Captain R.Bruce of Colliston Castle.Rev Alexander Mills,minister of the parish,conducted the service,which was largely attended.
The memorial,which has been placed on the east wall of the church close to the pulpit,bears the following names:-
John Bowie,Sergeant,R.F.A.;William Duthie,Private,Black Watch;Charles R.Geddes,Private,Black Watch;David Gray,Private,Gordon Highlanders;William Gray,Private,Black Watch;David S.Hogg,Sergeant,R.F.A.;George E.Hogg,Private,Scots Guards;Frederick Johnston,Corporal,R.F.A.;Richard Muckhart,Private,Gordon Highlanders;James Nairn,Private,Black Watch;Richard Sadler,L.S.,R.N.;Norman Smith,Private,Gordon Highlanders;David Stewart,Private,Scottish Horse;George M.Stott,Private,Canadians;James W. Tosh,Private,H.L.I.;John Wilkie,Private,Black Watch.
Following the unveiling a lament was played by Pipe Major Lundie,and the "Last Post" was sounded by a trumpeter from Arbroath
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:26 am    Post subject: David Gray Pte GH Reply with quote

David Gray Pte S/9612 1st Gordon Highlanders D Coy b Inverkeillor, Forfar e Aberdeen Age 24 Killed in Action F & F 25/09/1915 Son of William & Jane Cuthill Gray, 3 St Vigeans Rd; Arbroath. Arbroath Roll of Honour: Photo: Occ: Ploughman. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 Arbroath & Colliston 0 01/01/2014 01/01/2014
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:28 am    Post subject: Richard Muckart Pte GH Reply with quote

Richard Muckart Pte S/17466 5th Gordon Highlanders b St Vigeans, Forfar e Perth Age 25 Killed in Action F&F 17/05/1917 Son of Mrs Muckart, Panbride. Occ: Ploughman at Boysack. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Addenda Panel Arbroath & & Colliston
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:31 am    Post subject: Norman Smith Pte GH Reply with quote

Norman Arthur K. Smith Pte 3949 7th Gordon Highlanders b Alyth,Perthshire e Forfar Age 23 Killed in Action F&F 13/11/1916 Son of Mr A Smith, Barrelwell, Brechin. Brechin Roll of Honour. Brechin Gordon Killed: Eldest son of A Smith, Barrelwell, Brechin. Occ: Employed at Newton of Inshewan, Kirriemuir. Y Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel Fr 1490 Row B Grave 80 Dundee Courier 15-12-16 Page 4 : Photo. Brechin & Fern
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Photograph courtesy of Hugh Macrae;


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