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Avoch War Memorial, Ross & Cromarty (T)
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:08 am    Post subject: Re: Cpl D B MacLeman Scots Guards, Avoch War Memorial Reply with quote

John Durham wrote:
The above man's name has been spelled in a number of ways...This man has I hope finally been identified by the above information as the Cpl D B Macleman on Avoch War Memorial.


I missed this when it was posted. A great piece of work by John in identifying this man's service.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:43 am    Post subject: 1736 Sapper David M Davidson, R.E. Reply with quote

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There's a confusing entry on one of the Great War panels.

Seaman D Davidson R.E.

Does R.E. stand for Royal Engineers and should he be Sapper, or is R.E. a Naval abbreviation?



The memorial is clearly wrong. Davidson only served at Home for 139 days. Even if involved with the Inland Waterways & Docks R. E. (Transportation Branch), he would not adopt a Naval rank.

He enlisted as Sapper 1736 David Marshall Davidson, engine driver, age 35 born Avoch into the Royal Engineers (T.F) Durham Fortress at Gateshead on 30th September 1915. NOK was his mother Jane at 27 Dock St. Avoch.
He had previously served in the 1st Scottish Horse and held the Kings and Queeens SA medals and decorations.
He was discharged medically unfit for further service under KR from the 2nd/3rd Field Company Durham R.E. at Silkstone on 7th March 1916 to reside at 7 Dock St. Avoch.
There is nothing to indicate the reason he became unfit for service. However, there must have been a connection to allow him to be commemorated by CWGC.
It does not follow that he also qualifies for SNWM.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:19 pm    Post subject: J Reid Reply with quote

John Reid Pte S/22678 7th Gordon Highlanders b Fochabers, Moray e Nairn Age 18 Killed in Action F&F 14/04/1918 Son of William and Rosina Reid, of 1, Factory Buildings, Avoch, Ross-shire. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Ploegstreet Memorial M. R. 32 Panel 9 AJ 21-06-18 P5: Avoch
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Alexander Robb Dunn Pte 148203 MiD 78th Canadian Inf (Manitoba Regt) b Aberdeen 25/08/1883 e Camp Sewell Age 33 Died of Wounds F & F 01/03/1917 Son of George S. & Elizabeth S. Reid Dunn, 46 Gilcomston Park, Aberdeen. MI Peters. Brother of George William Dunn KiA 18-3-18. Husband of Mrs Lizzie Dunn, Geddeston Cottage, Avoch, Ross-shire. Occ: Employed by Hudson Bay Co; Winnipeg. Previously employed by Northern Co-op Co; Berryben. City Roll of Honour. Occ: Driver. Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0012 Plot I Row F Grave 70 EE 09-03-17 P3 ADJ 10-03-17 P4 City & Avoch
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