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William MacBean - Taynuilt Bench

 
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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 9:15 pm    Post subject: William MacBean - Taynuilt Bench Reply with quote

The memorial is a polished grey granite bench next to the war memorial and police station in the middle of the village. The commemoration is in gold lettering in the face of the back of the bench.


MacBean William Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 8th Second Lieutenant Inverawe Killed 12/5/1916 Additional memorial on bench beside monument erected by officers of 11th Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
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PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2015 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Chanced upon this lovely Memorial seat when we stopped in Taynult at the weekend.




McBEAN, WILLIAM (both SNWM and CWGC use McBean)
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 12/05/1916
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 11th Bn.
Grave Reference: III. F. 17.
Cemetery: VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Hugh and Christina McBean, of Inverawe Farm, Taynuilt, Argyll.
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