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Heylipol Parish Church, Isle of Tiree, WW1

 
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:54 am    Post subject: Heylipol Parish Church, Isle of Tiree, WW1 Reply with quote

In Tiree Parish Church at Heylipol there is a brass plaque in wooden frame for WW1. This is WMR report 78078 which includes photographs.


It reads:

1914 1919/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/HYLIPOL PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/[25 names in 2 columns with 1 extra at the base]/"GUS AM BRIS AN LA, AGUS AN TEICH NA SCAILEAN"

14 of the 25 men were Merchant Navy Men


Lamont, Alex Chief Officer, Balemartin, SS St Margaret
Lamont Hugh Pte. Balemartin, A & SH
MacDonald Hector Pte, Balemartin, HLI
MacFadyen Allan, Seaman, Balemartin, SS Ethnite
MacFarlane Lachlan, Seaman, Balemartin, HMS Vivid
MacLaren John, 1st Class Boy, Balemartin, HMS Black Prince
MacKinnon Neil, Captain, Balemartin, SS Birkhall
MacKinnon Neil, Pte, Balemartin, HLI
MacDonald John, Quarter-Master, Balephuil, SS Ava
MacDonald Neil, Seaman, Balephuil, SS Athenia
MacPhail Donald, Pte, Balephuil, Australians
Sinclair Murdoch, Quarter-Master, Balephuil, SS Ava

Brown Hector Cameron, Seaman, Balevullin, SS Marina
MacDonald Duncan, Gunner, Balevullin, RFA
MacLeod Neil, Pte, Balevullin, HLI
Paterson John, Boatswain, Balinoe, SS Northumbris
Campbell Duncan Arch., Seaman, Barrapool, SS Dartmoor
MacGibbon William, Carpenter, Barrapool, SS Viper
MacMillan John, 3rd Officer, Hylipol, SS Vienna
MacDonald Archie, Pte, Kilmoluaig, 4th Cameron Hlrs
MacDonald Donald, Seaman, Mannal, SS Garmoyle
MacMillan John Neil, Chief Officer, Mannal, SS Coningbeg
MacDonald Charles, Pte, Middleton, 2nd Seaforths,
MacKinnon John, Carpenter, Moss, SS Richard de Larrinaga


MacArthur Archie, Seaman, Sandaig, HMS Louvain


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:25 am    Post subject: Merchant Seamen Details Reply with quote

Mate
LAMONT, ALEXANDER
Died 12/09/1917
Aged 26
S.S. "St. Margaret" (Aberdeen)
Mercantile Marine
Son of John Lamont, of Mannal House, Balmartur, Tiree, Argyll, and the late Mary Lamont (nee Livingstone). Born at Tiree.

TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Able Seaman
McFADYEN, ALLAN
Died 01/02/1917
Aged 39
S.S. "Essonite" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Son of the late John and Flora McFadyen. Born at Tiree. Argyll.
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Note Different spelling of surname and different ship name


Master
MACKINNON, NIEL HUGH
Died 23/01/1918
"Birkhall."
Mercantile Marine
Son of Allan Mackinnon, of Balemartine, Tiree, and Janet Kennedy, of Balephuit, Tiree, Ayrshire; husband of Catherine Mackinnon, of 5, Preston Crescent, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Quartermaster
McDONALD, JOHN
Died 26/01/1917
Aged 26
S.S. "Ava" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Son of Malcolm and May F. McDonald, of Hynish West, Balephuil, Balemartin, Tiree, Argyllshire.

Donkeyman and Greaser
McDONALD, NEIL
Died 16/08/1917
Aged 56
S.S. "Athenia" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Son of the late Archibald and Mary McDonald; husband of Marion McDonald (nee Campbell), of Balephuil, Balemartin, Tiree, Argyll. Born at Balemartin, Tiree
Quartermaster
SINCLAIR, MURDOCH
Died 26/01/1917
Aged 30
S.S. "Ava" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Son of Neil and Mary Sinclair (nee Campbell), of Balephuil, Balemartin, Tiree, Argyll.

Sailor
BROWN, HECTOR
Died 28/10/1916
Aged 21
S.S. "Marina" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Born at Tiree.
Boatswain (Bosun)
PATERSON, JOHN
Died 09/01/1919
Aged 25
S.S. "Northumbria" (London)
Mercantile Marine
Son of the late Donald and the late Ada Mary Louise Paterson. Born at Punta Arenas, South America.

Boatswain (Bosun)
CAMPBELL, DUNCAN
Died 17/05/1917
Aged 44
S.S. "Dartmoor" (South Shields)
Mercantile Marine
Son of the late Donald and Flora Campbell. Born at Tiree.

William McGibbon not traced- SS Viper is supposed to have survived the war


Third Mate
McMILLAN, JOHN
Died 11/09/1917
Aged 27
S.S. "Vienna" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Son of Hector and Flora McMillan (nee Campbell), of Heylispool, Balemartin, Argyll. Born at Tiree.

Able Seaman
MACDONALD, DONALD
Died 10/07/1917
Aged 18
S.S. "Garmoyle" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Son of Donald and Margaret Macdonald (nee McMallen), of Mannal, Tiree, Argyll. Born at Tiree.

Second Mate
MacMILLAN, JOHN NEIL
Died 18/12/1917
Aged 32
S.S. "Coningbeg" (Glasgow)
Mercantile Marine
Son of Anne MacMillan, of Mannal, Balemartin, Tiree, Argyllshire, and the late Donald MacMillan. Born at Marmal-in-Tiree, Oban.


Carpenter
MacKINNON, JOHN
Died 08/10/1917
Aged 37
S.S. "Richard de Larrinaga" (Liverpool)
Mercantile Marine
Son of Mary and the late Donald MacKinnon; husband of Catherine Flora MacKinnon (nee MacIntyre), of 18, Pollok St., Glasgow. Born at Glasgow.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:38 am    Post subject: Naval Men Details Reply with quote

Ordinary Seaman
MacFARLANE, LACHLAN
Service Number J/64660
Died 13/03/1917
Aged 18
H.M.S. "Vivid."
Royal Navy
Son of Donald and Christina MacFarlane, of Balemartine, Tiree, Argyll. Apprentice Architect.

Buried Plymouth Ford Park Cemetery

Ordinary Seaman
McLAREN, JOHN
Service Number J/39486
Died 31/05/1916
Aged 19
H.M.S. "Black Prince."
Royal Navy
Son of the late John and Isabella Cameron McLaren.

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Ordinary Seaman
McARTHUR, ARCHIE
Service Number J/74569
Died 20/01/1918
Aged 30
H.M.S. "Louvain."
Royal Navy
Son of Archibald and Ann McLean McArthur of Sandaig, Tiree, Argyllshire.

Plymouth Naval Memorial
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Private
MACPHAIL, DONALD
Service Number 286
Died 05/05/1917
5th Coy.
Australian Machine Gun Corps
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Private
LAMONT, HUGH
Service Number S/16864
Died 03/05/1917
Aged 32
10th Bn.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Son of John Lamont, of Mannal House, Balemartine, Scarinish, Isle of Tiree.

Arras Memorial

Private
McDONALD, HECTOR
Service Number 1046
Died 26/08/1916
Aged 22
"A" Coy. 15th Bn.
Highland Light Infantry
Son of Hector and Christina Campbell McDonald, of Balamartine, Island of Tiree, Scarinish, Argyllshire.

Cambrin Churchyard Extension

Private
MacKINNON, NEIL
Service Number 13684
Died 14/10/1917
Aged 37
"B" Coy. 15th Bn.
Highland Light Infantry
Son of John and Janet MacKinnon; husband of Robina Macfarlane MacKinnon, of 16, Colledge St., Pollokshaws, Glasgow. Born at Balemartine, Tiree.

Malo-les-Bains Communal Cemetery
Gunner
MACDONALD, DUNCAN
Service Number 36207
Died 20/08/1916
Aged 29
"V" 29th Trench Mortar Bty.
Royal Field Artillery
Son of Hector and Marion Brown Macdonald. Native of Tirel, Argyllshire.

Hamel Military Cemetery
Private
McLEOD, N
Service Number 13307
Died 19/04/1917
15th Bn.
Highland Light Infantry

Chapelle British Cemtery, Holnon, France

Private
MACDONALD, A
Service Number 30624
Died 17/01/1918
Aged 31
5th Bn.
Cameron Highlanders
Son of John Macdonald; husband of Mary Brown Macdonald. Native of Tiree, Argyll.

Rouen St Sever Cemetery Extension
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