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Nigg (St Fittick) Old Churchyard

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:04 pm    Post subject: Nigg (St Fittick) Old Churchyard Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by FortyTwa

Nigg (St Fittick) Old Churchyard

Country: United Kingdom
Locality: Aberdeenshire

There is one CWGC identified casualty in this now isolated and, sadly, neglected and mistreated old cemetery overlooking Nigg Bay.





Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BUCHAN, RICHARD
CARNEGIE, CHARLES
CARNEGIE, PETER ALEXANDER
DAVIDSON, JAMES


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The headstone notes Peter Carnegie died at Raasay Island, Inverness-shire

CARNEGIE, PETER ALEXANDER

Rank: Private
Service No: 60310
Date of Death: 22/02/1919
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Defence Corps 206th Protection Coy.
Grave Reference North-East of ruin.
Cemetery NIGG (ST. FITTICK) OLD CHURCHYARD
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Agnes Caie Carnegie, of 15, Fore Close, Torry, Aberdeen.

and his brother

CARNEGIE, CHARLES

Rank: Private
Service No: S/43139
Date of Death: 04/10/1917
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn.
Panel Reference Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
Memorial TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BUCHAN, RICHARD
Rank: Private
Service No: 3340
Date of Death: 11/04/1917
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: South African Infantry 4th Reg.
Grave Reference XXII. F. 12.
Cemetery ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Youngest son of John and Margaret Buchan, of Torry, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Family headstone which, like many, is suffering badly from accidental/deliberate loss of lead lettering.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Colonel James Davidson CBE of Falnagask
Late 8th Kings Royal Irish Hussars
Born 15th September 1853
Died 5th May 1932

There is more information about Davidson (including photos) on this page.


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