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Lieutenant John Nigel MacRae- Kilfinan Church

 
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:23 pm    Post subject: Lieutenant John Nigel MacRae- Kilfinan Church Reply with quote

In Kilfinan Church there is a bronze plaque on a green marble backboard (WMR 82209, which includes an image) which reads:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY / OF DUNCAN MACRAE / D.L. J.P. OF CONCHRA / 5TH SON OF MAJOR COLIN / MACRAE OF CONCHRA / 75TH (ABERCROMBY'S) HIGHLANDERS / AND HIS WIFE ISABELLA / MACRA OF ARDINTOUL, / WHO DIED AT KAMES CASTLE / ISLE OF BUTE (THE PROPERTY / OF HIS KINSMAN JOHN 3RD / MARQUIS OF BUTE K.T.) / 14TH DEC. 1898 AGED 82 / REQUIESCAT IN PACE / AND HIS WIFE GRACE STEWART (OVER BLARISH / CADET OF GARTH) WHO DIED AT BARNLONGART / OTTER FERRY 30TH APRIL 1912 AGED 83. /
AND /
JOHN NIGEL MACRAE / LIEUT. 11TH ROYAL HIGHLANDERS (BLACK WATCH) / CAPTAIN R.A.F. YOUNGER SON OF STUART / MACRAE OF CONCHRA, KILLED FLYING / IN FRANCE, 11TH APRIL 1918, AGED 24. /
ERECTED BY /
LIEUT. COL. JOHN MACRAE-GILSTRAP. LATE / COMMANDING 11TH ROYAL HIGHLANDERS / (BLACK WATCH) 1914 - 1918. AND HIS WIFE / ISABELLA MARY (NEE GILSTRAP) OF EILEAN / DONAN, ROSS-SHIRE AND BALLIMORE, ARGYLL / 1920

He is buried in grave VI C10 at Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, France and was the son of Stuart & Ethel MacRae of Rhu Lodge, Tarbert, Loch Fyne
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