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PostPosted: Sat Jan 06, 2007 8:56 pm    Post subject: Keprigan, Southend Parish Reply with quote

Southend - Argyll & Bute, Kintyre District

UKNIWM Ref: 9668
OS map ref: NR693110

The Southend war memorial. A grey granite celtic cross set on a rustic cairn. The iron railings which surround the memorial have a small VC motif.






WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
Armour James Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Blackstock Archibald Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Blackstock Gilbert Ayrshire Yeomanry
Coffield Thomas Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Colville Alexander Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Ferguson Archibald Wilson Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Hamilton John Canadians
Hewitson James Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Hunter Daniel New Zealanders N.Z.N.R.
King Samuel Royal Highlanders
MacKay Ian Forbes Gordon Highlanders
MacLean John Canadians
MacNiven Neil Canadians
MacNiven Robert Canadians
McGeaghy John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
McGuire Andrew Gordon Highlanders
McLachlan Alexander Canadians
McSporran Alexander Canadians
Montgomery Robert Royal Army Medical Corps
Park Thomas Royal Scots
Reid Robert Aitken New Zealanders N.Z.M.R.
Ronald James Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Ronald Robert John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders
Taylor John Royal Scots Fusiliers
Watson Neil Canadians
Wilson Duncan McKinven Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders



WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
MacCallum Archibald Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
MacInnes Duncan Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
MacLachlan Daniel Canadians
MacVicar Archibald M. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Ronald Alexander Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Shaw Alastair Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2007 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is the memorials entry in the UKNIWM database where it is listed as The Men of Southend

Men of Southend
UKNIWM Ref: 9668

http://www.ukniwm.org.uk/server/show/conMemorial.9668/fromUkniwmSearch/1

Address
Keprigan Farm
Keprigan
STRATHCLYDE
SCOTLAND
PA28

Type: CROSS
OS Map Ref: NR 693 110

Inscription

NE OBLIVISCARIS
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF SOUTHEND PARISH
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918
(names)
1939-1945
(names)

Components

Component Material(s) Condition
CROSS STONE GOOD
CAIRN STONE GOOD
TABLET STONE GOOD

Physical Description

Celtic cross atop a cairn. Set into front of cairn is a rectangular tablet with names in black. Memorial is enclosed by a black metal fence.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

FIRST WORLD WAR
Died 26

SECOND WORLD WAR
Died 6
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:03 am    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Andrew McGuire, Gordons. Reply with quote

SDGW - Born/ enlisted South End, Argyllshire. Same Service Nr. discrepancy as SNWM.

1891 Census Argyllshire, Southend, Village Hamlet, recorded (transcription):- Andrew McGuire (9), Grandson, born Southend; Agnes Boyd (62), Labourer's Widow, Head, born Southend; Agnes McGuire (24), Housekeeper, unmarried, born Southend; siblings, all born Southend.

SNWM - WW1
Surname McGUIRE
Forename Andrew
Rank Pte
Service number S/15682 Numbers transposed.
Decoration
Place of birth South End Argyllshire
Date of death 23 April 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Unit name Unknown Unit attached to THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 6th Bn.

CWGC - McGUIRE, A.
Rank: Private.
Service No: S/15862.
Date of Death: 23/04/1917.
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 6th Bn.
Grave Reference: F. 35.
Cemetery: ATHIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information:
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A Beattie



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:23 am    Post subject: WW1 - Pte. Archibald Wilson Ferguson, A. & S.H. Reply with quote

Private Ferguson ended up in the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, 30th October, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
FERGUSON.-
Died of gunshot wounds, on 22nd October, Private Archd. Wilson Ferguson, Machine Gun Corps, aged 22, second son of Mr and Mrs Andrew Ferguson, Kilervan, Southend, Campbeltown."

Not listed at Campbeltown.

France, 30th April, 1915.
SDGW - Born/ enlisted Southend, Argyll.


SNWM - WW1
Surname FERGUSON
Forename Archie Wilson
Rank Pte
Service number 23697.
Decoration
Place of birth Southend Argyll
Date of death 22 October 1916
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Died of wounds.
SNWM roll MACHINE GUN CORPS
Unit name MACHINE GUN CORPS INFANTRY
Other detail formerly 1414, A. & S.H.

CWGC - FERGUSON, Archie Wilson
Rank: Private.
Service No: 23697.
Date of Death: 22/10/1916. Age: 22. (Died of wounds.)
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps 152nd Coy.
Grave Reference: I. E. 12.
Cemetery: VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Janet Ferguson, of Killervan, Southend, Argyll.

Backpay of 3 5s 2d and War Gratuity of 9 10s to his father, Andrew 1917/1919.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JAMES HEWITSON, A&SH.

James Hewitson age 22 Private (3708 & 301456) 1/8th (Argyllshire) Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
James was a shepherd for the Duke of Argyll at Glenanuilt, Southend, Campbelltown. He had previously been employed at Balker, Inch, Wigtownshire. His father was also a shepherd who had worked at Dirniemow, New Luce for about 20 years before moving to Ballantrae, Ayrshire. James enlisted in the 3/8th A&SH in March 1916 and joined the 1/8th A&SH in France in July 1916.
Born 1894 in Dalmellington, Ayrshire. Son of Robert and Grace (Douglas) Hewitson, of Dirniemow Farm, Glenwhilly, New Luce, of Shennas, and of Awies, New Luce and of Little Tongue, Inch, Wigtownshire.
Killed in Action on 17 March 1917 and buried in Roclincourt Valley Cemetery, Arras, France.
Also listed on the Ballantrae War Memorial in Ayrshire and on the New Luce War Memorial in Wigtownshire.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:41 pm    Post subject: Ian Forbes MacKay Capt GH Reply with quote

Ian Forbes MacKay Capt 8th Gordon Highlanders b Edinburgh Age 41 Killed in Action F & F 25/09/1915 3rd surv. Son of the late Col. Forbes MacKay & Mabel Imes. Husband of Esther Corse-Scott, Sinton. B 1884. Educated George Watson's College. Officers Book page 166. Roll of Honour: Vol II Page 213. Medal Card: St Martins, Esher, Surrey. Roll of Honour Vol II. Loos Memorial M. R. 19 Panel 115 to 119 EE 02-10-15 Page 2: Killed AJ 02-10-15 P3 George Watson's College & Keprigan
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:57 pm    Post subject: Andrew McGuire update Soldiers Effects... Reply with quote

Andrew McGuire Private S/15862 6th Bn. Gordon Highlanders b South End, Argyll e South End, Argyll Age 40 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 23/04/1917 1891 Census Argyllshire, Southend, Village Hamlet. Soldiers Effects: Mo: Agnes. Athies Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0451 Row F Grave 35
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACKSTOCK, G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 43404
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 12th Bn
Date of Death: 17/9/1916
Grave Reference: II H 31
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe

Also named on Dailly, Ayrshire War Memorial.
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