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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2008 10:34 pm    Post subject: Parish of Aberdour Reply with quote

New Aberdour
UKNIWM Ref Nos. 5850 & 8610

A grey granite celtic cross with wheel-head and bosses set on a tapering pedestal which in turn rests on three terraced steps. The commemoration and names of the dead are listed on the face of the cross shaft and pedestal.

location - St Dronstan's Parish Church

Photograph below supplied and reproduced by kind permission of Stan Bruce.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:57 pm    Post subject: Parish of Aberdour War Memorial Reply with quote

ABERDOUR
UKNIWM Ref: 5850

Address
ST DRONSTANS CHURCH
NEW ABERDOUR
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: CROSS
Denomination: CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
Other Location Details: CENTRE OF VILLAGE

OS Map Ref: NJ 885 635

The Parish of Aberdour memorial is in the form of a granite Celtic cross sited within the grounds of Aberdour Parish Kirk.













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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:28 am    Post subject: Robert Bruce Reply with quote

Robert Bruce Pte 197 3rd Gordon Highlanders born New Aberdour Age 27 Died of Flu Home 28-Feb-19 Son of Williamina Bruce. 1901 Census: 27 High St; Aberdour. City Roll of Honour. Aberdour MI 380. b 1892. New Aberdour Old Churchyard U. K. New Aberdour Old Churchyard East of Church PJ 08-03-19 Page 10: Photo City & New Aberdour

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:29 am    Post subject: John Catto Reply with quote

John Catto Pte 2127 5th Gordon Highlanders born Peterhead enlisted Peterhead Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 14-Nov-16 Son of John & Agnes Catto, The Smithy, Coburty, Rosehearty, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. Buchan Observer: 1914: Ardlaw, Fraserburgh A Coy. 1901 Census 232/1 Peterhead 21/2. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C BO 05-12-16: New Aberdour Info. New Aberdour & Peterhead

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:30 am    Post subject: William G Davidson Reply with quote

William G Davidson L/cpl 7035 2nd Gordon Highlanders born New Aberdour enlisted Aberdeen Age 32 Died of Wounds F & F 01-Apr-15 Husband of Jessie Davidson, Rockfield, Tarbat, Ross-shire. Merville Communal Cemetery Fr 0345 Plot II Row L Grave 9
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:33 am    Post subject: Edward Gerrard Forsyth Reply with quote

Edward Gerrard Forsyth Gnr 144186 15th Royal Field Artillery Amm. Col born Fyvie enlisted Aberdeen Died F & F 04-Mar-17 Son of Edward G Forsyth & Helen Y Jamieson. 1901 Census b 1895 Tyrie: Coast Road 22, Pitsligo. Aberdour MI Entry 354A. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen Fr 0146 Block O Plot VII Row C Grave 04 New Aberdour & New Pitsligo
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 4:57 pm    Post subject: Samuel Kindness & Samuel A Kindness Reply with quote

I am trying to find out info about these men Samuel Kindness L/cpl 227 2nd Gordon Highlanders b New Aberdour e Strichen Killed in Action F & F 29/10/1914 2nd son of James Kindness, Crossgates, Coburty, Aberdour. B 1884 1901 Census 17 High St; Mother Helen. Soldiers Effects: Fa: James Sis: Isabella. Christian. Sis-in-law: Mrs Kindness. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 AWJ 18-6-15 Page 8
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 4:59 pm    Post subject: Robert Kindness Reply with quote

Robert Kindness Cpl 3/5300 1st Gordon Highlanders b New Aberdour e Strichen Killed in Action F & F 02/06/1915 Husband of Mrs Kindness, 11 High St; New Aberdour. Soldiers Effects: Widow: Mrs Mina Marr. Soldiers Will 3 Pages. Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Kemmel B 102 Plot V Row A Grave 19 AWJ 18-6-15 P 8 AWJ 02-07-15 Page 3: Photo
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:53 pm    Post subject: Robert Gregor Reply with quote

Robert Gregor Cpl 240140 5th Gordon Highlanders b Rathen e Fraserburgh Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 03/08/1917 Son of Alexander & Elizabeth Gregor, 22 High St; New Aberdour. Native of Fraserburgh. Buchan Observer: Woodbine Cottage, Memsie. G Coy No 1471. Rathen MI No 95 Mother nee Davidson. New Aberdour details in Peoples Journal. Occ Joiner at Memsie. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. No Man's Cot Cemetery, Boesinghe B 065 Row A Grave 25 PJ 01-09-17 P 8 : Photo 25-8-17 P 6 c 4 New Aberdour & Rathen
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:55 pm    Post subject: Bertie Hall Reply with quote

Bertie Hall Pte S/11973 1st Gordon Highlanders b Gamrie e Aberdeen Killed in Action F & F 28/03/1918 The War Book of Turriff & 12 Miles Round : Page 160 : Occ : Farm Servant. Wancourt British Cemetery Fr 0162 Special Memorial 4 Gamrie & New Aberdour
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:57 pm    Post subject: James Insch Reply with quote

James Insch Pte 1530 5th Gordon Highlanders b New Aberdour e Strichen Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 13/11/1916 Son of William & Sophia Insch, 31 High St; New Aberdour, Aberdeenshire. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Y Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel Fr 1490 Row A Grave 36 BO 05-12-16: New Aberdour
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:59 pm    Post subject: Edward Kidd Reply with quote

Edward Kidd L/cpl 196 2nd Gordon Highlanders b New Aberdour e Aberdeen Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 29/10/1914 Son of George & Agnes Kidd, 62 Low St; New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38 New Aberdour & Tyrie
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 6:01 pm    Post subject: James George Cooper Mitchell Reply with quote

James George Cooper Mitchell Pte 1348 5th Gordon Highlanders b Manchester e Strichen Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 17/03/1916 Son of William & Mary Mitchell, Boston, Mass; USA. Buchan Observer: 1914: A Coy. Nephew of John Cooper, Ardlawhill, New Aberdour, Fraserburgh. Soldiers Will 6 Pages. Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St Eloy Fr 0068 Plot VIII Row A Grave 20
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Alexander Murcar Pte 268064 6th Black Watch b Aberdeen e Aberdeen Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 25/03/1917 Son of James Murcar, North Killyquharn, New Aberdour & Eliza Martin Gill. 1901 Census: North Killywharn Farm Ho; Aberdour. Born Aberdour. Formerly 6666 Scottish Horse. Aberdour MI Entry 65. Occ: Farm Foreman at Newseat Tyrie, Fraserburgh. Maroeuil British Cemetery Fr 0015 Plot IV Row A Grave 05 ADJ 23-04-17 P4 BO 24-04-17 P5: New Aberdour & Tyrie
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James Ross Pte 240631 2nd Gordon Highlanders b Aberdour e Peterhead Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 04/10/1917 Son of James & Margaret A Ross, Lachlanstrype, New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire. Soldiers Effects: Father: James. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 135 to 136
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