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Lieut. Colonel MacDougall and Captain Iain MacDougall

 
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:49 pm    Post subject: Lieut. Colonel MacDougall and Captain Iain MacDougall Reply with quote

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At Craignish Parish Church, Ardfern, there is a Brass Plaque which reads-

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / LIEUT: COL: MACDOUGALL OF LUNGA. / 10TH GORDON HIGHLANDERS, / KILLED IN ACTION NEAR VERMELLES, / JULY 21ST 1915.

AND HIS SON, / IAIN MACDOUGALL, YR OF LUNGA, / CAPTAIN AND ADJUDANT / 2ND BATTALION GRENADIER GUARDS, / WHO FELL IN ACTION / AT VILLARS COTTERET, FRANCE. / ON THE 1ST SEPTEMBER 1914, AGED 27.

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE PARISH OF CRAIGNISH TO COMMEMORATE / THOSE BRAVE HIGHLANDERS AND VERY GALLANT OFFICERS WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR.

"They loved duty more than they feared death."

"B'FHAOIN LEO'M BAS, BE'N DLEASNAS AN DURACHD."
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

STEWART MacDOUGALL, Aged 61, Lieutenant Colonel, 1Oth Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
Son of John MacDougall, of Lunga, and Richmond MacDougall; husband of Wilhelmina MacDougall.
Died 21/07/1915 and buried in HOUCHIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, France.

and a very early death and repatriation:

IAIN MacDOUGALL, Aged 27. Captain and Adjt. 2nd Bn. Grenadier Guards
Son of Lt. Col. Stewart MacDougall, of Lunga, Argyllshire.
Died 01/09/1914 and buried in KILMHOIRI (KILVOREE) OLD CHURCHYARD, CRAIGNISH.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is also this memorial:
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic471.html
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