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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:33 pm    Post subject: WEST BURRAFIRTH, WW1 & WW2 Reply with quote

This is situated on the unclassified road which leads into West Burrafirth and the Papa Stour ferry. It is some way away from the pier but very visible by the roadside. One of the most striking of the Shetland memorials although not as attractively positioned as some.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:53 am    Post subject: Arthur Arthur Reply with quote

Arthur Arthur Cpl 201612 7th Gordon Highlanders born Tronda 10/02/1890 enlisted Lerwick Age 26 Died of Wounds F & F 11-Sep-17 Son of Adam & Margaret (nee Moncrieff) Arthur, West Burra Firth, Shetland. Shetland Roll's of Honour: Page 8: Photo. Wimereux Communal Cemetery Fr 0064 Plot VI Row A Grave 25A
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:55 am    Post subject: Mitchell Fraser Reply with quote

Mitchell Fraser Leading Seaman RNR (Shetland Section) born Aithsting 19/09/1877 Age 40 Died of tuberculosis Edinburgh 15-Nov-18 Son of Thomas Fraser & Elizabeth Johnston. Husband of Jemima Mary (nee Manson) Fraser, Newtown, Aithsting. 1891 Census: Unifirth. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 30: Photo.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:55 am    Post subject: James Robert Irvine Reply with quote

James Robert Irvine Deck-Hand 9385.D.A HM Trawler Lena Melling RNR born Bridge of Walls 08/01/1874 Age 42 Lost At Sea 23-Apr-16 3rd son of the late Magnus & Catherine Irvine, Unifirth. Son of Magnus and Catherine (nee Fraser) Irvine. Husband of Mary Ann Burnip (formerly Irvine), of 117, Alice St., High Shields. Born at Unifirth, Shetland. NoK: Wife: (Re-married) Mrs M Burnip 117, Alice St, South Shields, Durham. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 55: Photo. South Shields (Harton) Cemetery G. 5950.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:58 am    Post subject: James Isbister Reply with quote

James Isbister 2nd Officer SS Swedish Prince born Aithsting 04/08/1884 Age 32 Died Sicily 24-Aug-17 Son of Ann (nee Humphray) Ibister & the late James Ibister, Brinister, Aithsting. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 56: Photo.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:59 am    Post subject: Laurence Isbister Reply with quote

Laurence Isbister Seaman SS Giralda born Aithsting 21/01/1889 Age 31 Died At Sea 28-Aug-18 Son of Ann (nee Humphray) Ibister & the late James Ibister, Brinister, Aithsting. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 56: Photo. Tower Hill Memorial, Mercantile Marine Memorial M. R. 39
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:00 am    Post subject: James Johnson Reply with quote

James Johnson SS Kini born Northmavine 04/01/1887 Age 27 Killed At Sea 27-Feb-15 Son of Gilbert Johnston, West Ha, Lochend, Northmavine. Mother: Bessie Copland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 63: Photo.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:02 am    Post subject: George Sinclair Laurenson Reply with quote

George Sinclair Laurenson Pte 79461 40th NZEF Reinforcements born West Burrafirth 20/03/1890 Age 28 Died At Sea 03-Sep-18 Son of James & the late Janet (nee Sinclair) Laurenson, New House, West Burrafirth. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 71: Photo. Wellington Provincial Memorial
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:03 am    Post subject: Robert S Laurenson Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:04 am    Post subject: Magnus Moncrieff Reply with quote

Magnus Moncrieff Pte S/17910 4th Gordon Highlanders born Aithsting, Shetland 29/03/1892 enlisted Aberdeen Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 25-Mar-18 Son of the late George & Barbara (nee Johnston) Moncrieff, Unifirth, Bridge of Walls, Shetland. Shetland's Roll of Honour: Page 85: Photo. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:05 am    Post subject: Andrew Tait Reply with quote

Andrew Tait Seaman 1688/D HMS Cordova RNR born Aithsting 11/10/1873 Age 43 Died of Measles Clousta 04-Jun-17 Son of Christopher and Barbara (nee Charleson) Tait. Husband of Sinclair Tait, of 7, View Rd., Melrose, Wellington, New Zealand. Born at Aith. H.M.S. Magpie on CWGC. NoK: Widow: (Re-married) Mrs Sinclair Irvine; Fogregarth, Bridge of Walls, Shetland. Husband of Sincalir Irvine, Fogrigarth, Bridge of Walls. Shetland's Roll of Honour : page 123 : Photo. Aith Old Cemetery Near South boundary and entrance
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:01 pm    Post subject: Francis William Irvine Reply with quote

Name: IRVINE, FRANCES WILLIAM
Initials: F W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Third Radio Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit Text: S.S. Ramsay (London)
Age: 19
Date of Death: 09/06/1942
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Irvine, of Lerwick, Zetland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 86.
Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2018 6:24 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 8870
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