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Aberdeen (St. Nicholas) Churchyard

 
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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:17 pm    Post subject: Aberdeen (St. Nicholas) Churchyard Reply with quote

Originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by Adam Brown, with additional photos by FortyTwa

Country: United Kingdom
Locality: Aberdeenshire
Identified CWGC Casualties: 1

The current layout dates from 1829 but the actual graveyard dates back to medieval times.



Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BAXTER, J
KELMAN, ANDREW SKENE BISSET
KNOWLES, JOHN FORBES
MACKENZIE, JAMES
PIRIE, WILLIAM
SIMPSON, WILLIAM


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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BAXTER, J

Rank:Petty Officer
Service No:198024
Date of Death:07/02/1917
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. "Flying Fish."
Grave Reference: D. 410.
Cemetery:ABERDEEN (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD

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KNOWLES, JOHN FORBES
Initials: J F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 05/05/1915
Service No: 2719
Additional information: Son of George and Janet Knowles, of 15, Richmond Hill Rd., Aberdeen. M.A.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. D. 1.
Cemetery: WYTSCHAETE MILITARY CEMETERY




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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Major James MacKenzie of Glack
72nd Duke of Albany's Highlanders
Died at Burr in Rajpootanah, East Indies
5th March 1858 when on Field Service
Monument erected by his brother officers.

The 72nd Highlanders were on active service in the Indian Mutiny at this time.



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Surgeon Major William Simpson M.D.
71st Highland Light Infantry
Died at Murree, Punjab
3rd October 1864

He had served in the Crimea, Indian Mutiny and the Ambela Campaign on the North West Frontier in 1863



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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

KELMAN, ANDREW SKENE BISSET

Rank:Fourth Engineer
Trade:Jun.
Date of Death:23/03/1916
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Mercantile Marine
S.S. "Minneapolis" (Belfast)
Memorial:TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Son of Alexander Dalgethy Kelman and Mary Ann Kelman (nee Wilson), of 37, Thistle St., Aberdeen. Born at Aberdeen.


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PIRIE, WILLIAM

Rank: Private
Service No: 76280
Date of Death: 07/06/1917
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 11th Bn. formerly Royal Engineers
Panel Reference Panel 39 and 41.
Memorial YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Elizabeth B. M. Coull, of 2, Park Rd., Aberdeen.


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