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Kirkapol Burial Ground, Isle of Tiree

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:16 pm    Post subject: Kirkapol Burial Ground, Isle of Tiree Reply with quote

Cemetery: KIRKAPOL BURIAL GROUND, ISLE OF TIREE
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: Argyllshire
Location Information: This burial ground is situated 2 miles north of Scarinish Pier, about 400 yards from the church.
Historical Information: The cemetery contains the graves of five members of the Commonwealth Forces who died in the 1939-1945 war, three of whom are unidentified seamen of the Merchant Navy, and one grave of an unidentified member of the Commonwealth Forces of the 1914-1918 war.
No. of Identified CWGC Casualties: 2




Names of those buried or commemorated here:

LAMONT, IAN
MACKINNON, NEIL


Photos and info originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by FortyTwa


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David McNay
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

LAMONT, IAN

Rank:Flying Officer
Trade:Pilot
Service No:182728
Date of Death:08/10/1945
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 245 Sqdn.
Grave Reference:
Cemetery:KIRKAPOL BURIAL GROUND, ISLE OF TIREE

The CWGC stone is placed a few inches in front of the Lamont family stone, hence odd angle of photo


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MACKINNON, NEIL
Initials: N
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Chief Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Portia (Liverpool)
Age: 38
Date of Death: 05/12/1947
Awards: D S C
Additional information: Son of Dugald and Margaret MacKinnon, of Heanish; husband of Jane MacKinnon. of Govan, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: KIRKAPOL BURIAL GROUND, ISLE OF TIREE

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