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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 6:52 pm    Post subject: Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan Reply with quote

Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan
UKNIWM ref no: not listed
O/S map ref: NM 485 637
N56 41.856 W6 06.492

Ramparted granite block column 200 yards west of the Parish Church on the main road into the village.
The names are listed in date of death order.
13 names from the Great War. Note the 3 seaman who died the same day.
11 names from the Second World War.


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1914 – 1918

Pte Duncan Stewart, 26th Sept 1915
Pte Duncan Maclachlan, 16th September 1916
Pte Archibald MacPhee, 25th June 1917
L/Cpl Allan Cameron, 12th October 1917
Pte John Cameron, 21st March 1918
RSM Donald Nisbet, 19th July 1918
Gnr Donald Stewart, 8th August 1918
Seaman Angus MacGillivray, 15th July 1917
Seaman John Cameron, 15th July 1917.
Seaman Hugh MacPhee, 15th July 1917.
Seaman John MacLachlan, 2nd December 1917.
Seaman John Livingstone, 22nd February 1918.
Captain John MacGillivray, 13th September, 1918.

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1939-1946

C/Officer Alexander Cameron 19th November, 1939.
Seaman Hugh Henderson, 24th April 1940
Seaman John Connell, 6th October, 1940
Seaman Alexander Campbell, 23rd January 1941
Seaman Norman Mackenzie, 23rd March 1941
Engineer Officer William Mackay 8th June 1941
Seaman Allan C. Macdiarmid 17th July 1941
Seaman John Carmichael, September 1941.
Seaman Donald Campbell, 6th October 1941
C/Officer Reginald Campbell, 19th October 1941
L/Cpl George Maclennan, 8th November 1946

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:18 pm    Post subject: WW2 Casualty Details Reply with quote

Second Officer
CAMERON, ALEXANDER

Died Between 20/11/1939 and 21/11/1939
Aged 50
S.S. Bowling (Glasgow)
Merchant Navy
Son of John and Flora Cameron; husband of Margaret Cameron, of Grangemouth, Stirlingshire.

Tower Hill Memorial

Carpenter
HENDERSON, HUGH

Died 24/04/1940
Aged 26
S.S. Haxby (West Hartlepool)
Merchant Navy
Son of Daniel and Mary Henderson, of Kilchoan, Argyllshire.

Tower Hill Memorial

Able Seaman
CONNELL, JOHN

Died 06/10/1940
Aged 50
S.S. British General (London)
Merchant Navy

Tower Hill Memorial

Boatswain (Bosun)
CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER

Died 23/01/1941
Aged 29
S.S. Langleegorse (Newcastle-on-Tyne)
Merchant Navy
Son of John and Sarah Campbell, of Achateny, Argyllshire.

Tower Hill Memorial

Quartermaster
MacKENZIE, NORMAN

Died 25/03/1941
Aged 37
S.S. Britannia (Glasgow)
Merchant Navy
Son of Hugh and Marion MacKenzie, of Kilchoan, Argyllshire.

Tower Hill memorial

Third Engineer Officer
MACKAY, WILLIAM

Died 08/06/1941
Aged 39
S.S. Trevarrack (St. Ives)
Merchant Navy

Tower Hill memorial

Able Seaman
MacDIARMID, ALLAN
POSSIBLY
Died 13/06/1941

John Carmichael died September 1941 NOT TRACED

Able Seaman
CAMPBELL, DONALD

Died 06/12/1941
Aged 35
S.S. Scottish Trader (London)
Merchant Navy
Son of John and Ann Campbell, of Kilchoan, Argyllshire; husband of Jane Campbell, of Glasgow.
Aged 28
S.S. St. Lindsay (Newport)
Merchant Navy
Son of John and Annabella MacDiarmid, of Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire.
NOTE INCORRECT DATE OF DEATH
Tower Hill memorial

Second Officer
CAMPBELL, REGINALD

POSSIBLE IDENTIFICATION
Died 19/10/1941
Aged 25
S.S. Baron Kelvin (Ardrossan)
Merchant Navy
Son of Hugh and Katherine Campbell, of Tobermory, Isle of Mull.

Tower Hill Memorial

Lance Corporal
MacLENNAN, GEORGE GORDON

Service Number 2981774
Died 08/11/1946
Aged 40
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Son of John and Mary MacLennan; husband of Flora Emily MacLennan, of Bearsden, Dunbartonshire

Buried at Kilchoan Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:34 pm    Post subject: WW1 Seamen Details Reply with quote

Able Seaman
McGILLVRAY, ANGUS

Service Number 705510
Died 15/07/1917
H.M.S. "Redbreast."
Mercantile Marine Reserve
NOTE Variation of Spelling of Surname

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Able Seaman
CAMERON, JOHN

Service Number 782142
Died 15/07/1917
Aged 22
H.M.S. "Redbreast."
Mercantile Marine Reserve
Son of John and Flora Cameron, of Ormsaigbeg, Kilchoan, Argyllshire.

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Able Seaman
McPHEE, HUGH

Service Number 715370
Died 15/07/1917
Aged 35
H.M.S. "Redbreast."
Mercantile Marine Reserve
Son of Christina McPhee, of Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, and the late John McPhee.

Plymouth Naval Memorial
NOTE McPhee rather than MacPhee

Details of the career and loss of HMS Redbreast- these 3 men were amongst the 42 men lost with their ship:
http://historicalrfa.org/requisitioned-auxiliaries/175-requisitioned-auxiliaries-r/1536-requisitioned-auxiliary-redbreast

Able Seaman
McLACHLAN, JOHN DUNCAN

Died 02/12/1917
Aged 25
S.S. "Copeland" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Son of Jane McLachlan, of Mingary, Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan, Argyll, and the late Archibald McLachlan.
Note McLachlan rather than MacLachlan

Tower Hill Memorial

Able Seaman
LIVINGSTON, JOHN

Died 22/02/1918
Aged 56
S.S. "Haileybury" (London)
Mercantile Marine
Son of the late Hugh and Annie Livingston; husband of the late Annie Livingston. Born at Ardnamurchan.

Tower Hill Memorial
NOTE- Livingston rather than Livingstone as on the memorial

Master
McGILVRAY, J

Died 13/09/1918
Aged 60
S.S. "Setter."
Mercantile Marine
Son of Angus and Ellen McGilvray, of Glendryen, Ardnamurhan; husband of Jessie Cameron McGilvray, of 3, Winston Avenue, Glasgow

Buried Kiell Old Churchyard
NOTE VARIATION OF SPELLING OF SURNAME
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:33 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

This is now WMR 69528
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:50 am    Post subject: WW1 Army Casualties Reply with quote

Private
STEWART, DUNCAN

Service Number 17441
Died 26/09/1915
7th Bn.
Royal Scots Fusiliers

Loos Memorial

Private
MACLACHLAN, DUNCAN

Service Number S/40431
Died 16/09/1916
6th Bn.
Cameron Highlanders

Thiepval Memorial

Private
MacPHEE, A

Service Number 28287
Died 25/06/1917
Aged 38
New Zealand Machine Gun Corps
Son of John MacPhee, of Portnairk, Kilchoan, Argyll, Scotland.

Buried at Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, France

Lance Corporal
CAMERON, ALLAN

Service Number 268730
Died 12/10/1917
Aged 26
8th Bn.
Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Son of John and Mary Cameron, of Arivegaig, Acharacle, Argyll.

Buried at Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium

Private
CAMERON, JOHN

Service Number 105965
Died 21/03/1918
34th Coy.
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Arras Memorial

Regimental Sergeant Major
NESBIT, DONALD McK.

NOTE CWGC SPELL THE SURNAME AS NESBIT, as opposed to NISBET on the memorial
Service Number 535
Died 19/07/1918
Aged 33
43rd Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Son of John Alexander Nesbit, of Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan, Argyll, Scotland; husband of Jane MacKenzie Nesbit.

APPEARS TO BE
Gunner
STEWART, DONALD

Service Number 58941
Died 08/08/1918
Aged 36
120th Howitzer Bty.
Royal Garrison Artillery
Husband of Christine Stewart, of 33, Combie St., Oban.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:10 pm    Post subject: Kilchoan Church Memorial Reply with quote

See here for the (different) Church Memorial-

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=10127
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