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Kilmory Old Churchyard, Arisaig and Moidart

 
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:07 am    Post subject: Kilmory Old Churchyard, Arisaig and Moidart Reply with quote

Kilmory Old Churchyard, Arisaig
NM 658 869
N56 54.855 W5 50.818

This is an unowned graveyard on the road from Arisaig to Mallaig, immediately south of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.
There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-18 war and a further 8 of the 1939-45 war including 1 unidentified seaman of the Royal Navy.



Three graves of crew from H.M.S. Curacoa.
The ship was accidentally rammed by the troopship liner Queen Mary off the coast of Ireland and cut in half. 338 men were lost.



Photos and info originally posted on the Scottish War Graves Project by DerekR

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

BREWER, ALEC ALFA
CALDWELL, ROBERT
COX, GEORGE HARRY CHARLES
GOWER, LEONARD FRANK (LEN)
MACDONALD, DONALD
MacDONALD, RONALD
MACLEOD, ANGUS
MacPHERSON, EWEN
WILLMOTT, WILFRED JOHN


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BREWER, ALEC ALFA

Rank:Ordinary Seaman
Service No:P/JX349726
Date of Death:02/10/1942
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Curacoa
Grave Reference: Grave 5.
Cemetery:KILMORY OLD CHURCHYARD, ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Additional Information:Son of George and Florence Ada Brewer, of Frome, Somerset.

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CALDWELL, ROBERT

Rank:Able Seaman
Service No:P/JX207935
Date of Death:02/10/1942
Age:27
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Curacoa
Grave Reference: Grave 2.
Cemetery:KILMORY OLD CHURCHYARD, ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Additional Information:Son of Robert and Martha Caldwell, of Blackpool, Lancashire.

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COX, GEORGE HARRY CHARLES

Rank:Chief Ordnance Artificer
Service No:C/M36713
Date of Death:02/10/1942
Age:37
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Curacoa
Grave Reference: Grave 1.
Cemetery:KILMORY OLD CHURCHYARD, ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Additional Information:Son of Charles and Hetty Cox; husband of Catherine Louise Cox, of Gillingham, Kent.

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GOWER, LEONARD FRANK (LEN)

Rank:Chief Petty Officer Cook
Service No:C/MX46136
Date of Death:02/10/1942
Age:35
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Curacoa
Grave Reference: Grave 6.
Cemetery:KILMORY OLD CHURCHYARD, ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Additional Information:Son of Violet Una Frances Gower, of South Willesborough, Ashford, Kent; grandson of Mr. L. Gower, of South Willesborough.

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MACDONALD, DONALD

Rank:Sergeant
Trade:Pilot
Service No:1052796
Date of Death:26/06/1942
Age:25
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference:
Cemetery:KILMORY OLD CHURCHYARD, ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Additional Information:Son of Donald and Annabella Macdonald, of Arisaig.

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MacDONALD, RONALD

Rank:Private
Service No:S/29780
Date of Death:05/12/1918
Age:18
Regiment/Service:Seaforth Highlanders 4th Reserve Bn.
Grave Reference: In South-East part.
Cemetery:KILMORY OLD CHURCHYARD, ARISAIG AND MOIDART

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MacPHERSON, EWEN

Rank:Marine
Service No:PO/X105645
Date of Death:15/04/1945
Age:40
Regiment/Service:Royal Marines H.M.S. Goldcrest.
Grave Reference:
Cemetery:KILMORY OLD CHURCHYARD, ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Additional Information:Son of Thomas and Margaret MacPherson, of Arisaig.

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WILLMOTT, WILFRED JOHN

Rank:Ordnance Artificer 4th Class
Service No:C/MX96183
Date of Death:02/10/1942
Age:27
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Curacoa
Grave Reference: Grave 4.
Cemetery:KILMORY OLD CHURCHYARD, ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Additional Information:Son of William and Violet Ethel Willmott.

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A Sailor of the 1939-45 War
Royal Navy
HMS Curacao
2nd October 1942
Known Unto God

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Name: MACLEOD, ANGUS
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 24/08/1917
Service No: S/22733
Additional information: Son of Donald Macleod, of Essau, Lochailort, Inverness-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 136 to 138.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:11 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

The MacLeod gravestone is WMR 76847
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