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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:39 pm    Post subject: THORNTON, WW2 Reply with quote

The WW2 plaques have been affixed to the rear of the columns on the WW1 Memorial Gates;



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pte. D. Arnot, Black Watch
Sgt. A. Braccini, Black Watch
Gdm. D. Combes, Scots Guards
L/B. J. Cunningham, R.A.
Tpr. S. Drummond, R.A.C.
Pte. A. Gunn, R.A.O.C.
Pte. J. Lambert, Black Watch
Pte. A. Low, Black Watch
Tpr. R. Low, 25th Lancers
Pte. M. McGregor, Black Watch
Pte. W.I. Melville, Airborne
Sgt. R. Moyes, Rhodesian S.S.D.
Pte. W. Nicholson, Black Watch
Pte. W. Paton, Black Watch
Pte. J. Reekie, Black Watch
Spr. P. Reekie, R.E.
Gdsm. W. Rntoul, Scots Guards
Pte. J. Scott, 1st London Scottish
L/Cpl. A. Skene, R.A.O.C.
Sgt. A. Snowden, Black Watch
Fus. R. Sutherland, Welsh Fusiliers
Pte. J. Walker, R.A.M.C.
Cpl. J. Wilson, Airborne
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 11:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This Thornton man was in a South African armoured unit:

MOYES, R
Nationality: South African
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Special Service Battalion, S.A. Forces
Age: 37
Date of Death: 24/04/1945
Service No: SR/597927V
Additional information: Son of George and Catherine Moyes, of Thornton, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI, C, 3.
Cemetery: CASTIGLIONE SOUTH AFRICAN CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

On 5 May 1941 LSgt Adam Tait SNOWDEN (2754776) died of his wounds in Palestine although there is no evidence to date of how his wounds were incurred. The Summer 1939 edition of the RAPC Journal notes that a Pte A Snowden had transferred into the RAPC on the 1 May 1939 from the 2nd Bn The Black Watch

(from research by Peter Bamforth)
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