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PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:09 pm    Post subject: Durris Parish Churchyard Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by FortyTwa

This churchyard is in the village of Kirkton of Durris on the B974/B9077 South Deeside Road between Banchory and Aberdeen



Number of identified CWGC casualties: 1

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

CRUICKSHANK, A
DAVIDSON, GEORGE
DAVIDSON, JOHN
GRANT, JOSEPH J
MARSHALL, WILLIAM
McHARDY, ALEXANDER JOHN
OGILVIE, ALEXANDER


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



DAVIDSON, J

Rank:Private
Service No:3513
Date of Death:27/11/1918
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) transf. to (262482) Labour Corps
Grave Reference: A. 378.
Cemetery:DURRIS PARISH CHURCHYARD

DAVIDSON, G
Rank:Private
Service No:63268
Date of Death:09/04/1917
Age:25
Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference: I. C. 22.
Cemetery: NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY, THELUS
Additional Information: Son of Andrew Davidson, of Wheywell, Durris, Drumoak, Scotland, and the late Margret Lawrence Davidson.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Almost missed this one. Just caught the words Canadian and France through the ivy (replaced carefully after photo)




Then found he was on a second family stone



CRUICKSHANK, A
Rank:Sergeant
Service No: A/34106
Date of Death:09/04/1917
Age:24
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 10th Bn
Grave Reference: VI. F. 14.
Cemetery: ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI
Additional Information: Husband of Olive D. Cruickshank, of Darnford Cottage, Durris, Dumoak, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote




Joseph J Grant
1876-1917
Killed in the War

Unable to identify on CWGC

Found him on 1881 census, aged 5 and living with his parents and six brothers and sisters (plus two servants) at North Cookney, but no luck with his death return.
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McHARDY, ALEXANDER JOHN
Rank:Sergeant
Trade:Air Gnr.
Service No:973376
Date of Death:09/04/1941
Age:33
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
214 Sqdn.
Grave Reference: Joint grave 3. A. 8.
Cemetery: KIEL WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Helen Smith McHardy, of Durris, Kincardineshire.
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MARSHALL, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No:14986929
Date of Death:19/02/1945
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Gordon Highlanders 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: 12. B. 20.
Cemetery: RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Charlotte Marshall, of Drumoak, Aberdeenshire.
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OGILVIE, ALEXANDER
Rank: Pioneer
Service No: WR/22445
Date of Death: 01/06/1918
Age:42
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers 312th Road Construction Coy.
Grave Reference: A. 17.
Cemetery: MONTIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, SOMME
Additional Information: Husband of Helen Muir Ogilvie, of Sheriffmuir, Peebles.

anne park wrote:
Alexander Ogilvie Pnr WR/22445 312th Royal Engineers born Durris enlisted Peebles Age 42 Killed in Action F & F 01-Jun-18 Son of James & Elizabeth (Birse) Ogilvie, Strathieburn, Durris. MI 265. 1881 Census: Strathieburn. Age 4. 1901 Durris 256: Census 9/31:Strathieburn. Husband of Helen Muir Ogilvie, Sheriffmuir, Peebles.Wife & 3 children resides at 3 Kirton, Durris was employed on the roads at Sheffifmuir. Montigny Communal Cemetery Fr 0887 Row A Grave 17 Durris Memorial
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