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BROUGHTY FERRY, ST. STEPHEN'S PARISH CHURCH WW2

 
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:04 am    Post subject: BROUGHTY FERRY, ST. STEPHEN'S PARISH CHURCH WW2 Reply with quote

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1939 - 1945

To The Glory Of God And In Memory Of
The Men Of This Church Who Gave Their
Lives On ServiceIn The Second World War

David Kingstree Comline, Pte., Gordons
John S. Cox, M.C., Major, Black Watch R.H.R.
William C. Davidson, Ldg. Seaman, R.N.V.R.
Patrick M. Fleming, Sgt., Royal Scots
Alistair Hall, Pilot Officer, R.A.F.V.R.
Thomas B. Herd, D.F.C., Flt. Lieut., R.A.F.V.R.
William Kydd, Bombardier, Royal Artillery
Bruce D. M. Rae, M.C., Major, Gordons
Wm. A. Robertson, C.B.E., M.C., T.D., M.D., Col., R.A.M.C.
Edward A. Tragheim, Flying Officer, R.A.F.
John A. Young, Gunner, O.F.C., Royal Artillery

"Their Name Liveth For Evermore"
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

John A. Young, Gunner, O.F.C., Royal Artillery
What does O.F.C. stand for??????

YOUNG, JOHN ALBERT
Rank:Gunner
Service No:1732818
Date of Death:06/07/1942
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Royal Artillery
227 Bty., 71 H.A.A. Regt.
Grave ReferenceSec. X.E. Grave 453.
CemeteryDUNDEE EASTERN NECROPOLIS
Additional Information:
Son of Albert Young and of Mary Young (nee Watson); husband of Jessie B. Young, of Broughty Ferry.

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71st (Forth) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
HQ, 227th, 229th (Fife) Btys: Dunfermline

71st Heavy AA Regiment served under command of 36th Anti-Aircraft Brigade in the Edinburgh-Forth area at the outbreak of war and was still under command in Feburary 1941. The regiment was probably the first AA regiment to fire at the enemy when it opened up on German planes attacking the Forth Bridge on 16 October 1939
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