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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:50 pm    Post subject: Appin Old Churchyard Reply with quote

This is on the Oban-Ballachulish main road, a mile South-East of Portnacroish. It contains the ruins of the old Church; and in the ruins is a memorial brought from the grave, on Culloden Moor, of 92 officers and men of the Jacobite Army who fell at Culloden.

Number of identified CWGC casualties: 3

Photos and information originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by Russell and ADP.

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

KENNEDY, DUNCAN CAMERON
MacCALMAN, I
MacDOUGALL, J
MacNIVEN, T
MAITLAND, IAN
McGILP, ARCHIE ALLISON
McGILP, HUGH
McGILP, JOHN A
McKINNON, D
ROSS, N M


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MacCALMAN, I

Rank:Deck Hand
Service No:4556/SD(PO)
Date of Death:26/04/1916
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S. "Vivid"
Grave Reference: East of Church.
Cemetery:APPIN OLD CHURCHYARD

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Name: MacDOUGALL
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 08/10/1920
Service No: 235550
Additional information: Son of Dugald MacDougall, of Achosrigan Cottage, Appin. An employee of Argentine Republic Railways.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: North of Church.
Cemetery: APPIN OLD CHURCHYARD

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ROSS, N M

Rank:Major
Date of Death:05/01/1920
Regiment/Service:Royal Scots 18th Bn.
Grave Reference: On West boundary.
Cemetery:APPIN OLD CHURCHYARD

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Name: MAITLAND, IAN
Initials: I
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Flight Lieutenant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 408 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn
Age: 37
Date of Death: 28/08/1942
Service No: 81408
Awards: D F C
Additional information: Son of John and Barbara Maitland, of Appin, Argyllshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Vault in north-west corner.
Cemetery: BOUSSU-LEZ-WALCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Name: McGILP, HUGH
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 14/05/1915
Service No: 1701
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Elizabeth Allison McGilp, of 33, Montpelier Park, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 17.
Cemetery: SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY

Name: McGILP, JOHN A.
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: 350558
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Elizabeth A. McGilp, of 33, Montpelier Park, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Name: McGILP, ARCHIE ALLISON
Initials: A A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 13/04/1918
Service No: 350559
Additional information: Son of Archibald and Elizabeth Allison McGilp, of 33, Montpelier Park, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXVI. F. 3.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

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Name: KENNEDY, DUNCAN CAMERON
Initials: D C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 47th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 09/09/1916
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Kennedy, late of 4, Kelvin Drive, Kelvinside, Glasgow. Student at the University of Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

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Name: MacNIVEN
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 11/04/1917
Service No: 293166
Additional information: Brother of Miss J. MacNiven, of Inverfollen, Appin, Argyll.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 34.
Cemetery: BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX

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Name: McKINNON
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Bandsman
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 25/08/1914
Service No: 135
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 1.
Cemetery: VIESLY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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