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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:59 pm    Post subject: North Ronaldsay Reply with quote

Situated on a Y junction next to the airfield.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here are details of four of the men listed. They are also commemorated in the local parish Church

Great War

CUTTS, Samuel
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Unit Text: 5th Garrison Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps
Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (250974) 416th Agricultural Coy.
Former Unit: 7th Reserve Battery, RFA
Age: 43
Date of Death: 26/11/1918
Service No: 64384
Additional information: Son of the late Peter and Eliza Cutts, of Milldam, North Ronaldshay, Orkney.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: H. Diss. 690.
Cemetery: SALFORD (WEASTE) CEMETERY


SWANNEY, THOMAS
Rank: Skipper
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Columba."
Age: 55
Date of Death: 10/03/1918
Additional information: Son of Mary Swanney, of Holm, North Ronaldshay, Orkney, and the late William Swanney; husband of Jemima Tulloch Swanney, of 7, Jessfield Terrace, Leith, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 30.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL


TULLOCH, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Secondary Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Secondary Unit Text: attd. 2nd Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 08/05/1918
Service No: 039158
Additional information: Son of John and Sarah Tulloch, of Upper Linnay, North Ronaldshay, Orkney.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 8.
Cemetery: MONT-BERNANCHON BRITISH CEMETERY, GONNEHEM

Second World War

THOMSON, ALEXANDER
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 22/08/1944
Service No: 3135496
Additional information: Son of Alexander D. D. and Joan Thomson, of North Ronaldsay, Orkney.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 7.
Cemetery: ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here are the others:

ANGUS, JOHN
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: 40377
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

From the SNWM database:

Place of birth: Ronaldshay Orkney

THOMSON, CHARLES
Rank: Skipper
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit Text: "Primrose."
Age: 35
Date of Death: 05/02/1917
Additional information: Son of the late Peter and Mary Cutt Thomson, of North Ronaldshay, Orkney; husband of Martha R. Craigie (formerly Thomson), of 21, Noran Avenue, Dundee.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

THOMSON, T
Rank: Second Hand
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M. Trawler "Morven."
Age: 23
Date of Death: 10/06/1918
Service No: 9569/DA(PO)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: In North-West part.
Cemetery: NORTH RONALDSAY CHURCHYARD

I can't identify these last two names:

THOMSON, John of Quoybanks

THOMSON, John of Howatoft
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

From the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) website

North Ronaldsay, War Memorial

Type of Site: War Memorial
NMRS Number: HY75SE 58
Map reference: HY 7579 5372
Parish: Cross And Burness
Council: Orkney Islands
Former District: Orkney
Former Region: Orkney Islands Area
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:29 am    Post subject: John Thomson Reply with quote

John Thomson Skipper Royal Naval Rerserve born North Ronaldsay 13/11/1883 Age 44 Died 19-Nov-18 Son of Thomas Thomson & Janet Tulloch. Memorial: Howatoft

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

John Thomson Royal Naval Rerserve North Ronaldsay born 04/01/1874 Son of Thomas Thomson & Jessie Durham Dunnet. 1881 Census: Howatoft. 1891: Census: Bustatown Howatoft. Memorial: Quoybanks. Husband of Jessie Borrie.
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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2018 5:38 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 57304
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