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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:01 pm    Post subject: BURRA (ISLE), WW1 & WW2 Reply with quote

Not an isle any more due to two modern bridges but a stunningly beautiful place and a wonderful location for a memorial. It is on a narrow spit of ground, dividing West Burra from East Burra, and looking over South Voe.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:35 am    Post subject: Thomas Aitken Reply with quote

Thomas Aitken Pte S/14530 8th Seaforth Highlanders born Burra, Shetland 27/06/1877 enlisted Lerwick Age 40 Killed in Action F & F 23-Apr-17 Son of the late William Aitken, Hoolls, Burra Isle. Son of the late William and Catherine (nee Inkster) Aitken, of Houls, Burra Isle, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 1: Photo. Anderson Institution Roll of Honour. Guemappe British Cemetery, Wancourt Fr 0536 Plot I Row B Grave 23 Burra Isle & Shetland
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:02 pm    Post subject: William Goodlad Christie Reply with quote

William Goodlad Christie Seaman born Burra, Shetland Age 23 Accidentally drowned Eyre 15-Sep-18 Son of Charles Christie, Southerhouse, Burra. Mother Mary Christie. B 1896. 1901 Census: Symbester. Shetland's Roll of Honour: page 140a Burra Isle & Shetland
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:03 pm    Post subject: William Ewenson Reply with quote

William Ewenson Leading Seaman 1188/L RNR Armed Liner Arlanza born Burra 15/06/1895 Age 23 Died Burra Isle 30-Aug-18 Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Ewenson, Duncansclate, Burra Isle. Mother: Ophelia Ward. 1901 Census: Duncansclate. Shetland's Roll of Honour: page 140a Papil Old Churchyard, Lerwick North of Church Burra Isle & Shetland
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:04 pm    Post subject: John Arthur Fullerton Reply with quote

John Arthur Fullerton Seaman 4700/B HMS Ramsey Royal Naval Reserve born Tingwall 19/11/1886 Age 27 Lost At Sea 08-Aug-15 Son of George Arthur Fullerton & Grace Goodlad. Husband of Jessie Jemina Goodland, Roadside, Hamnavoe, Burra Isle. CWGC: Husband of Jessie Fullerton, of Ivy Cottage, Scalloway, Shetland. Son of George Arthur Fullerton & Grace Goodlad. NoK: Wife: Jessie Roadside, Hamnavoe, Burra Isle, Shetland. Born Oxna Isle, Shetland. Born Oxna Island. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 31: Photo. Portsmouth Naval Memorial M. R. 03 Panel 10 Burra Isle & Shetland
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:05 pm    Post subject: Oliver Goodlad Reply with quote

Oliver Goodlad Pte 1037 13th Australian Inf AIF born Burra, Shetland 15/02/1892 enlisted Sydney, NSW Age 24 Killed in Action Dardanelles 29-May-15 Son of Oliver & Jessie (nee Laurenson) Goodland, Greenrig, Lerwick, Shetland. Native of Burra, Lerwick. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 36 : Photo. Also Mounthooly St; Lerwick. Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli M. R. 06 Panel 37 Burra Isle & Shetland
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:06 pm    Post subject: Robert Hunter Reply with quote

Robert Hunter Seaman RNVR born Whiteness 17/04/1886 Age 32 Died of Pneumonia Lerwick 02-Nov-18 Son of Robert Hunter & Barbara Hunter Arthur. Husband of Barbara (nee Ward) Hunter, Roadside, Hamavoe, Burra Isle. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 48: Photo. Burra Isle & Shetland & Whiteness & Weisdale
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John Inkster Pte S/3573 1st Gordon Highlanders born Lerwick 27/08/1895 enlisted Grangemouth Age 19 Killed in Action F & F 02-Jun-15 Son of Mr & Mrs George Inkster, 28 Forth St; Grangemouth. Mother Helen. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres M. R. 29 Panel 38
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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 6:04 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 8890
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