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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:34 pm    Post subject: Canisbay, Caithness Reply with quote

Memorial: Canisbay Parish, Caithness
Location: about a mile SW of Canisbay village
Grid Ref: ND341716
UKNIWM Ref: 57147
Count: WWI=33 , WWII=9













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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the transcriptions:

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1914-1918

Seaforth Highlanders
Lieut. Robert M. Stalker, R.F.C.
Corpl. John MacKay, M.M., Croix de Guerre
Corpl. David Miller
L.Corpl. David Banks
Pte. Alexander Baikie
Pte. Gordon Banks
Pte. Alexander Campbell
Pte. George Dunnet
Pte. Alexander Innes
Pte. William J. L. Manson
Pte. John Sinclair
Pte. Joseph Matheson
Pte. John C. Mathieson

Cameron Highlanders
Sergt. George Geddes

Lovat Scouts
L.Corpl. John BAin

Army Service Corps
Driver James McLeod

Gordon Highlanders
Pte. John Banks
Pte. Charles Innes

Scottish Rifles
Pte. Charles Dunnet

Royal Inneskillen Fusiliers
Pte. Andrew Henderson

Australians
Signlr. Robert Campbell

A.&S.H.
Charles McPhee

Canadians
Sergt. Donald Henderson
Corpl. George B. Manson
Pte. James Dunnet
Pte. David Sinclair

Royal Naval Reserve
Seaman Gunner William Bain
Seaman Gunner David K. Dunnet
Seaman Gunner Alexander G. Manson
Leading Seaman George Ross
Seaman William Sinclair
Seaman Walter Steven
Seaman David Manson

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1939-1945

Seaforth Highlanders
Pte. John Gunn
Pte. James Harris

Royal Engineers
Sapper James Forrester
Sapper Alexander Gunn

Royal Regiment of Artillery
Bdr. David Spence

Merchant Navy
Capt. Walter J. Steven
Fst.Off. Andrew Miller
Sec.Off. Cecil T. Dundas
Seaman Thomas Dunnet

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The first two:

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CWGC
Name: STALKER, ROBERT MACALLAN
Initials: R M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit Text: 22nd Sqdn.
Secondary Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Secondary Unit Text: and 5th Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 08/09/1916
Additional information: Son of George and Charlotte Stalker, of Aukengill, Wick, Caithness.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname STALKER
Firstname Robert Macallan
Service Number
Date Death 08/09/1915
Decoration
Place of birth
Other 5th Bn. (T.). (and R.F.C.).
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Lt
Theatre of death Unknown

SNWM
Surname STALKER
Firstname Robert Macallan
Service Number
Date Death 08/09/1915
Decoration
Place of birth
Other Att. R.F.C. (T.), (5th Sea. Hrs.).
SNWM roll ROYAL FLYING CORPS.
Rank Lt
Theatre of death Unknown

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CWGC
Name: MACKAY, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 12/10/1918
Service No: 240629
Awards: M M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 9.
Cemetery: IWUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname MacKAY
Firstname John
Service Number 240629
Date Death 12/10/1918
Decoration M.M.
Place of birth
Other (Croix de Guerre with Palms.) 5th Bn.
SNWM roll THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
Rank Cpl
Theatre of death F.& F.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A very ornate design for a Highland war memorial. I wonder if the same designer was also responsible for Lairg War Memorial in Sutherland?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:39 am    Post subject: John Banks Pte GH Reply with quote

John Williamson Banks Pte S/42094 1st Gordon Highlanders b Carisby,Caithness 05/06/1899 e Wick Age 19 Killed in Action F&F 23/08/1918 Mother Isabella. Soldiers Effects. Service Returns: 117/AF 110. Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery Fr 0927 Plot I Row B Grave 02 The Scotsman 02-10-18 P7: Carisbay
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:48 am    Post subject: Charles Innes L/cpl GH Reply with quote

Charles Innes L/cpl 2584 5th Gordon Highlanders b Canisbay e Peterhead Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 31/07/1916 1901 Census: Staying with Mary Sutherland grandmother & parents Alexander & Mary Innes, Midtown. Soldiers Effects: Fa: Alexander. Service Returns: 118/AF 284. Thiepval Memorial M. R. 21 Pier 15B & 15C
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Bain John Pte 310250 7th Gordon Highlanders Canisbay, C'ness Wick Killed in Action F&F 23/04/1917 Soldiers Effects: Mother Jessie M. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 The Scotsman 11-06-17 P7: Wick
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