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Unknown Lochee Memorial

 
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dhubthaigh
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:26 pm    Post subject: Unknown Lochee Memorial Reply with quote

The memorial is within Lochee Parish Church. It could be a Boys' Brigade Battalion affiliated to the church;

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mystery solved.
RGR refers to Robert Grant Reid who was associated with the Boys Brigade in Dundee for almost 50 years,and in particular the 6th Lochee Brigade where he was Captain from 1906 to 1946.He then became the Commanding Officer of the Dundee Battalion in 1947.He was also the Hon Captain and President of the Ex Members Assn and President of the Anchorites from 1910 to 1950.Rose from message boy to Works Manager at Camperdown Jute Works.Served in the Seaforths in WW1.Elder at Lochee east and JP.Lived at 2 Liff Road,Dundee.Died on 6th December 1964 aged amost 86.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DUCAT, BRUCE
Rank:Private
Service No:13648
Date of Death:17/06/1916
Age:18
Regiment/Service:King's Shropshire Light Infantry 7th Bn.
Cemetery:LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of George and Mary Jane McKenzie Rogers (formerly Ducat), of 5, West St., Nelson Lancs.

Born Dundee.


STEWART, DANIEL
Rank:Serjeant
Service No:75724
Date of Death:22/03/1918
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Tank Corps 2nd Bn.
Memorial:POZIERES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Lily Stewart, of 22, Stewart St., Lochee, Dundee. and the late David James Stewart.


DARGIE, WILLIAM WILKIE
Rank:Private
Service No:5954739
Date of Death:12/05/1944
Age:28
Regiment/Service: Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment 2nd Bn.
Cemetery: CASSINO WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of David and Margaret Dargie, of Lochee, Dundee.


CRICHTON, JOHN KENNEDY
Rank:Civilian
Date of Death:27/10/1940
Age:35
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead
Reporting Authority: BIRMINGHAM, COUNTY BOROUGH
Additional Information: of 78 Percy Street, Oxford. Son of John David Crichton, of 33 Loons Road, Lochee, Dundee, Scotland. Died at Barker Street.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DAVID RAE KINNEAR
Private
S1/457
1/4th Battn London Scottish
kia: 29/11/1917
31
2nd son of Mr&Mrs William Kinnear,Willowbank,90 Logie Street,Lochee
CAMBRAI MEMORIAL,LOUVERVAL Panel 11&12

Worked in London Branch of National Bank of Scotland

Commemorated on Dundee High School and St Luke`s church,Lochee
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ALEXANDER I G RAMSAY
2nd Lieutenant
4/5th Royal Scots Fusiliers attached 1st
MC
Kia: 28/3/1918
Son of Alexander Ramsay,Houseagent,Park Place,Ancrum Road,Dundee
ARRAS MEMORIAL Bay 5

Born in Lochee 6th December 1886.Attended Liff Road Public School and Dundee High School.Teacher at Ayr Academy.

Commemorated on Lochee Old church,Dundee High School,St Andrews University,Dundee Teacher Training College,Ayr Academy and Ayr Civic
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wonder if this replaced the WW1 6th Lochee BB Roll of Honour,listing 27 names which is outlined in Memorial Discussion Section?
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