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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:03 am    Post subject: Aberdeen, 51st Highland Divisional Signals Reply with quote

Located within Ferryhill Parish Church. I believe it came from barracks which were located nearby;

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

May be of interest to note that the casualties of WW1 were Royal Engineers. The Royal Corps of Signals was not formed until 1920.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

THE PRESS AND JOURNAL: 01.05.1950

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:09 am    Post subject: Anderson A? Maybe Lawrence Anderson served as Low Reply with quote

Rank:Driver
Service No:18414
Date of Death:13/03/1915
Age:24
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers 51st Field Coy.
Grave Reference: IV. B. 8. Cemetery:ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE
Additional Information:(Served as LOW). Son of James Anderson, of Dundee. His brother Charles also fell.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:56 am    Post subject: William Anderson Reply with quote

William Anderson 2nd Cpl 100135 51st Royal Engineers b Aberdeen e Ballater Age 30 Killed in Action F & F 06/04/1917 4th Son of Alexander & Mary Ann (nee McGregor) Anderson. Brother of Emslie, 78 Walker Rd; Aberdeen. MI Tullich Entry 345. City Roll of Honour: Victoria Rd; Ballater. Anzin-St Aubin British Cemetery Fr 0266 Plot I Row A Grave 18 AJ 25-04-17 Page 1 RoH AWJ 27-04-17 P8 RoH AWJ 04-05-17 P3: Photo. Ballater & City & RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:58 am    Post subject: Anderson Wm Reply with quote

William Anderson Spr 406213 51st Royal Engineers b Elgin e Elgin Age 19 Died of Wounds F & F 16/05/1917 Grandson of Mrs Helen Vass, 52 South College St; Elgin. Also 100 High St; Elgin. Morayshire Roll of Honour: Page 156: Occ: Engineer. Formerly 1466 6th Seaforths. Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux Fr 0545 Plot I Row A Grave 06 Courant 25-05-17 1/1 AJ 15-06-17 P4: Elgin & RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church
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George Stirling Bain Sjt 406264 51st Royal Engineers Signal Coy b Dalkeith, Co. Edinburgh e Dunoon, Argyleshire Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 13/04/1918 Son of Thomas and Euphemia Bain, of Ford, Edinburgh; husband of Constance Bain, of 2, Bedford Rd., Kempston, Bedford. Soldiers Effects: Constance. Will Porbate: 10 Sep 1918. Occ: Postal Engineer's Clerical Staff. Service Returns: 133/AF 82. Lillers Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0202 Row B Grave 28 RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:03 am    Post subject: Bennett R Reply with quote

Rowland Duncan Bennett Dvr 406095 51st Royal Engineers Signal Coy b Aberdeen e Aberdeen Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 23/03/1918 Son of William Jolly Bennett & Harriet M Duncan Bennett, 67 Holburn St; Aberdeen. 1901 Census: 20 Jasmine Terr; City Roll of Honour. MI St Peters. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 1 EE 12-04-18: P2: Photo EE 05-04-18 Page 3: RoH Aberdeen Weekly Journal 19-04-18 Page 3: Photo City & RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:05 am    Post subject: Brown J Reply with quote

James Douglas Brown Sjt 406131 MM 51st Royal Engineers Div Signal Coy b Inverness 07/08/1894 e Aberdeen Age 23 Died of Wounds F & F 04/05/1918 2nd Son of Mr & Mrs James Brown, Monaltrie Lodge, Ballater, Aberdeenshire. (of Smith, Sons & Laughland, Glasgow. City Roll of Honour : Burnside House, Westburn Rd; Aberdeen. Soldiers Effects: Father; James Mother Katherine. Lapugnoy Military Cemetery Fr 0088 Plot IX Row D Grave 31 EE 09-05-18 Page 4 City & Grammar & RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:06 am    Post subject: Campbell J Reply with quote

John Hunter Campbell Sjt 525 51st Royal Engineers Div. Signals b Glasgow e Glasgow Age 26 Died of Wounds F & F 22/07/1916 Son of David and Catherine Campbell, of Kimberley Place, Charles St., Carnoustie, Forfarshire. Native of Shawlands, Glasgow. Soldiers Effects: Fa: David. Sis: Jane A. Catherine E. Mrs Agnes Hastie. Dartmoor Cemetery, Bécordel-Bécourt Fr 0188 Plot I Row E Grave 55 RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church
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John Christie Sjt 406136 DCM 51st Royal Engineers b Neilston, Renfrewshire e Barrhead, Renfrewshire Age 26 Killed in Action F & F 24/05/1917 Son of Mrs J Christie. 1901 Census: 9 Ralston St; Barrhead. Fa: John Mo: Catherine. Formerly 462, Arg. And Suthd. Highrs., Soldiers Effects: Mo: Catherine. Sis: Catherine. Isabella. Bro: Stewart. Alexander. Service Returns: 133/AF 45. Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux Fr 0545 Plot I Row C Grave 06
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:31 am    Post subject: Colquhoun J Reply with quote

John Rose Colquhoun Spr 360 51st Royal Engineers High Div Signal Coy b Aberdeen e Aberdeen Age 21 Killed in Action F & F 08/10/1916 Son of William & Janet (nee McWilliams) Colquhoun, Aberdeen. 1901 Census: 30 St Clements St: Fa Occ: Sawmill Foreman. City Roll of Honour: 77 Walker Rd; Torry. MI St Peters. 1901 Census 168/1 St Nicholas 39/97: 30 St Clements St; Father's Occ: Sawmill Foreman. Service Returns: 133/AF 65. Age 22. Louvencourt Military Cemetery Fr 0003 Plot I Row D Grave 16 EE 10-11-16 Page 2 RoH Aberdeen Weekly Journal 24-11-16 Page 3: Photo City & RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church
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Robert Craighead Spr 406296 51st Royal Engineers Signal Coy b Ellon e Aberdeen Age 36 Died of Wounds F & F 23/11/1917 Son of William & Mary (nee Morrison) Craighead, Ellon. Bridge St; Occ: Served app as a clerk and telegraphist in Ellon Post Office and also in Aberdeen Post Office. Husband of Lillian Sinclair Cragihead, Thomson St; Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour : No 6. Service Returns: 133/AF 58. Age 35. Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres Fr 1498 Plot I Row A Grave 13 ADJ 10-12-17 1//1 AJ 03-12-17 Page 4: Killed City & Ellon & RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church
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Douglas Ian Crombie Sjt 406142 51st Royal Engineers Signal Coy b Aberdeen e Aberdeen Age 22 Died of Wounds F & F 12/04/1918 Son of Douglas Francis Crombie, Cashier, 322 Holburn St; Aberdeen. 1911 Census: 168/2 69/ 3. City Roll of Honour: 322 Holburn St; 1901 Census: 440 Great Western Rd; Mother: Helen. Will Probate: 9 Oct 1919. Occ: Bank Clerk. Soldiers Effects: Fa: Douglas. Formerly 1556 Gordons. Service Returns: 133/AF 114. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Addenda Panel EE 18-04-18 P3 City & RE Memorial & Ferryhill Church 0 01/01/2014 01/01/2014
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:03 am    Post subject: Coulter T could this be the man? Reply with quote

Rank:Corporal
Service No:48763
Date of Death:06/08/1917
Age:32
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers 18th Div. Signal Coy.
Panel Reference: Panel 9. Memorial:YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information:(Served as DICKSON), Brother of William Coulter, of 1150, Cathcart Rd., Glasgow.
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