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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2008 4:09 pm    Post subject: Ross J F Reply with quote

Ross John Forsyth Pte S/19993 1st Gordon Highlanders b Keith e South Farnborough Age 25 Died of Wounds F & F 19-Aug-18 Son of the late Robert & Mary Forsyth Ross, Crown Inn, Keith, Banffshire. Husband of Josephine W Ross, 1 Urquhart Rd; Oldmeldrum. attd 1/14th London Regt. Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille Fr 0034 Plot II Row D Grave 11 Keith & Oldmeldrum
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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2008 4:11 pm    Post subject: Robertson J B Reply with quote

Robertson Alexander J B Pte S/24190 7th Seaforth Highlanders b Lhanbryde, Moray e Aberdeen Age 19 Died of Pneumonia F & F 31-Oct-18 Son of John Robertson, Ardoch of Gallery, Logie Pert, Montrose. Late of Lawton Cottage, Coupar Angus. Old Meldrum info Signalman GNSR. Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte Fr 0065 Plot VI Row B Grave 10 ADJ 9-11-1918 P4 Col 3: Old Meldrum info. GNSR & Old Meldrum

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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2008 4:12 pm    Post subject: Strachan C Reply with quote

Strachan Charles Pte 29463 6th King's Own Scottish Borderers b Monymusk e Aberdeen 19 Killed in Action F & F 03-May-17 Son of Barbara Strachan, 21 King St; Oldmeldrum & the late Robert Strachan. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 6
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 8:58 am    Post subject: Watt J Reply with quote

Watt James S/Smith 12449 6th Dragoons (Inniskilling) b Oyne, Insch e Hamilton r Old Meldrum Killed in Action F & F 01-Dec-17 Cambrai Memorial M. R. 17
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 9:00 am    Post subject: Williamson J Reply with quote

Williamson John 2nd Lt 246th Machine Gun Corps (Inf) b 04/03/1896 Age 21 Killed in Action F & F 24-Sep-17 Son of Annie Christine Williamson, 53 Clifton Rd; Aberdeen & the late Thomas Williamson. City Roll of Honour. Date maybe 25th. Aberdeen Grammar School RoH & page 467. Tyne Cot Memorial M. R. 30 Panel 154 to 159 & 163A Aberdeen Evening Express - Monday 01 October 1917 Page 3
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 9:00 am    Post subject: Yule G E Gren. Guards Reply with quote

George Edward Yule L/cpl 147344 78th Canadian Inf Grenadier Guards b Aberdeen 16/07/1880 e Winnipeg Killed In Action F & F 09/04/17 Husband of Jessie Yule, 15 Urquhart Rd; Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire. Occ: Sweeper. Givenchy-en-Gohelle Canadian Cemetery Fr 0548 Row F Grave 4 Aberdeen Journal - Tuesday 24 April 1917 Page 4.

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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 9:01 am    Post subject: Michie W A Reply with quote

Michie William Alexander Pte 3207 45th Australian Infantry b Aberdeenshire e Cootamunda Age 23 Killed in Action F & F 05-Apr-18 Son of Peter & Elizabeth Michie, Crown St; Cootamundra NSW. Red Cross Papers: 4 pages. Em Papers: Occ: Carpenter. Roll of Honour: Educated: Tulloch, Old Meldrum. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial M. R. 26 Panel 45th Bn
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 4:37 pm    Post subject: Cpl James Kennedy, 18th Battn., C.E.F. Reply with quote

The missing Cpl James Kennedy's CWGC details are below. This man was born at Urquhart Road Oldmeldrum on 22 Nov 1894 to John Cooper Kennedy, butcher, and Janet Kennedy ms Sim. Unfortunatly the family did not provide IWGC with the requested NOK details.



Name: KENNEDY
Initials: J
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Unit Text: 18th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/08/1918
Service No: 880049
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. D. 33.
Cemetery: WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 4:32 am    Post subject: Re: Duncan William Reply with quote

anne park wrote:
Duncan W Pte Gordon Highlanders


(Glasgow Herald 19th June 1915)
"Mr & Mrs Duncan, Mill of Forresterhill, Oldmeldrum, have received a letter from Captain Lyon, 1-4th Gordon Highlanders, to the effect that their son, Lance-Corporal William Duncan, has been killed at the front. Lance-Corporal Duncan, who was about 20 years of age, was with Messrs Allan Brothers, engineers, Aberdeen, for four years, and joined the 4th Gordons about a year ago, and had been at the front since February."

CWGC
DUNCAN, WILLIAM
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 1758
Date of Death: 31/05/1915
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 4th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: DUNCAN
Forename: William
Rank: L Cpl
Service number: 1758
Place of birth: Aboyne Aberdeenshire
Date of death: 31 May 1915
Theatre of death: F&F
SNWM roll: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail: 4th Bn.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:51 am    Post subject: wm duncan Reply with quote

I have a couple of problems...my info says pte and died 31st is there a number on the entry?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry Anne, no military number given in the article.

I should have put the newspaper date as June, not May, apologies for that. Date now edited.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:54 am    Post subject: J Brechin GH Reply with quote

John Brechin Pte 1737 5th Gordon Highlanders b Meldrum, Abdnshire 15/02/1896 e Old Meldrum Age 19 Killed in Action F&F 13/11/1916 Son of James & C Brechin, 15 Market St; Old Meldrum. Roll of Honour Vol III. Soldiers Effects: Mo: Christina. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Y Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel Fr 1490 Row A Grave 38 AWJ 08-12-16 P8 RoH EE 27-12-16 Page 2: Photo AWJ 29-12-16 P3: Photo Oldmeldrum
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