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Kilchoman Parish Memorial, Port Ban, Islay

 
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 5:09 am    Post subject: Kilchoman Parish Memorial, Port Ban, Islay Reply with quote

Kilchoman Parish Memorial lies midway between the villages of Bruichladdich and Port Charlotte on the west side of Loch Indaal, Islay. The memorial lies just to seaward of the road at a small swimming beach called Port Ban. The memorial is square section tapering pillar with a small celtic cross on top. The main dedication plaque faces the road and WW1 names of fallen are on the other three sides.
















Main Dedication Inscription

ERECTED
IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY
OF
THE MEN
OF KILCHOMAN PARISH
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 1918


WW1 Names of fallen on 3 Granite Plaques set into main block. Names given by place of residence and then alphabetically by surname. Village of residence, forename and surname given.

Plaque 1

BRUICHLADDICH

DOUGLAS HARVEY
ALEXANDER JUSTICE
ARCHIE McLEAN
ALASDAIR McLELLAN

CARNDUNCAN

MALCOLM McLEAN

CONISBY

RONALD McCORMICK
PETER McNIVEN

FORELAND

DAVID DICK
JOHN McLELLAN

FORNASEIG

GILBERT McARTHUR
JOHN McARTHUR


Plaque 2

GREINEAL

GEORGE CRAIG DICKIE

GRUINEART

ARCHIBALD CAMERON
ALEXANDER McCALMAN
GILBERT McCALMAN
ARCHIBALD McFADYEN

KILCHIARAN

JAMES BAKER

KILCHOMAN

ALEXANDER McPHEE

MACHRIE

ALEXANDER FERGUSON

OCTAMORE

JOHN McMILLAN


Plaque 3

PORT CHARLOTTE

SAMUEL BAKER
DONALD LAMONT
PETER MORRISON
GILBERT McCORMICK
DONALD McFADYEN
JAMES McFADYEN
PETER McINDEOR
CHARLES McKAY
JOHN McLELLAN
ALEXANDER McMILLAN
DIUNCAN McMILLAN
JOHN McPHAIL
ROBERT McPHAIL
ANGUS McTAGGART
MALCOLM McTAGGART
JOHN TURNER
ALEXANDER WATT

TAYVULLIN

ALEXANDER CAMPBELL
ALEXANDER McINTYRE


WW2 Names of fallen on a Small Granite Plaque set into plinth. Names given by place of residence and then alphabetically by surname. Village of residence, forename and surname given.

1939 1945
CONISPIE PORT CHARLOTTE
HUGH BROWN JAMES C. BROWN
BRUICHLADDICH JOHN CARMICHAEL
DUNCAN McCALLUM DONALD MacNEIL
SUNDERLAND ALICK ORR
MALCOLM McLACHLAN ISLAY STEVENSON
CRUINART
DUGALD McLUGASH


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:52 pm    Post subject: WW1 - Plaque 1 - Foreland - Sgt. David Dick, Canadians. Reply with quote

alexmaclennan wrote:
FORELAND
DAVID DICK


The Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 17th. November, 1917.
"Deaths on Service.
DICK.-
Died of wounds at Canadian casualty clearing station, 4th November, Sergeant David Dick, Canadian Mounted Rifles, aged 29, second son of David Dick, Foreland, Islay."

CWGC - DICK, David
Rank: Sergeant.
Service No: 117225.
Date of Death: 04/11/1917. Age: 29. (Died of wounds received at Passchendaele.)
Regiment/Service: 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion (1st. Central Ontario Regt.)
Grave Reference: XXI. HH. 12.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of David and Isabella Dick, of "Foreland," Bruichladdich, Isle of Islay, Scotland.

Headstone schedules record Mrs. Dick, Foreland, Bruichladdich, Isle of Islay, Scotland.

1901 Census Argyle, Kilchoman, Woodside (2), recorded (transcription):- David Dick (12), Scholar, son, born Kilchoman; David Dick (44), Gardener Domestic, born Argyle, Killarrow; Isabella Dick (42), Wife, born Orkney, St. Margarets Hopl.; siblings, all born Kilchoman.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 5:51 am    Post subject: Angus McTaggart Reply with quote

Angus McTaggart Pte S/40483 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders b Island of Islay e Glasgow Killed in Action F&F 21/04/1917 1901 Census: 4 Mary St; Glasgow. Occ: Maltman. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Rachel. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9 Glasgow Police Museum
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 6:15 am    Post subject: Alexander Watt Reply with quote

Alexander Watt Private S/11846 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Islay,Argyllshire e Glasgow Age 27 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 15/06/1918 Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Thomson Watt, of 3, Ann St., Greenock. Mother: Elizabeth Gillespie. Soldiers Effects: Father: William T. Sister: Mrs Annie McNicol. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 Greenock & Port Charlotte, Islay
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:51 am    Post subject: Alexander McIntyre Reply with quote

Alexander McIntyre Pte 7986 1st Gordon Highlanders b Kilchoman, Argyll. e Glasgow Age 37 Killed in Action F & F 26/08/1914 Son of Ann McIntyre. 1881 Census: Cotter's House. Age 6. Soldiers Effects: Sister Annie. Brother: James. Service Returns: 117/AF 39. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial M. R. 15
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