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FortyTwa



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:05 pm    Post subject: Dundee orphanage Reply with quote

I assume the orphanage is no more as this plaque is contained in a glass display case in the refurbished McManus Galleries in Dundee, sharing space with items as diverse as a stuffed carrier pigeon and a desert pattern combat suit worn by a Corporal of The Black Watch in Iraq

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not surprisingly there are no family details for Private Cant on the CWGC database

CANT, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 31
Date of Death: between 24/03/1943 and 25/03/1943
Service No: 2757368
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. C. 20.
Cemetery: SFAX WAR CEMETERY

Albert Knowles at least has his parent's name in his entry

KNOWLES, ALBERT
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn. The Tyneside Scottish
Age: 28
Date of Death: 01/07/1944
Service No: 2760067
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Knowles, of Dundee.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. J. 9.
Cemetery: ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX
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FortyTwa



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 24, 2010 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Victor Young

Name: YOUNG, VICTOR JOHN BELL
Initials: V J B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 14/09/1944
Service No: 14414531
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I.C.6.
Cemetery: KASTERLEE WAR CEMETERY


And this is probably James Grant, given the listed relations being grandparents and an uncle but no parents.

Name: GRANT, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Age: 26
Date of Death: 09/01/1944
Service No: T/2876752
Additional information: Grandson of Robert and Elizabeth Murray; nephew of William Murray, of Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. F. 5.
Cemetery: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 3:46 pm    Post subject: Dundee Orphan Institute (Carolina House) War Memorial WW1 Reply with quote

Dundee Orphan Institute (Carolina House) War Memorial WW1

Eng Lt Thos P. Brodie R.N.D.
Sergt John McKenzie 1st Black Watch
Thos Philip Canadian Forces
John H. Smith 1st Black Watch
Private Duncan Smith Canadian Forces
George Buchanan R.F.A.
Gilbert Mathers R.S.F.
John Scott Australian Forces
Trooper William Wood, M.M. Innis Dragoons
2nd Officer Jas Robertson Merchant Marine
A.B. Jas Christie R.N.V.R.
Chas Sharp R.N.V.R.
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