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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Robert Robertson - Gordon Highlanders

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: SIMPSON, ROBERT GREWAR
Initials: R G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Unit Text: 2nd/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 27/04/1917
Service No: 241823
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

SNWM
Surname: SIMPSON
Firstname: Robert Grewar
Service Number: 241823
Date Death: 27/04/1917
Place of birth: Eassie Forfarshire
Other: 2/6th Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: L/Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CWGC
Name: SMITH
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 26/10/1918
Service No: S/25669
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 19.
Cemetery: MAING COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

SNWM
Surname: SMITH
Firstname: Robert
Service Number: S/25669
Date Death: 26/10/1918
Place of birth: Forfar
Other: 6th Bn.
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW2

CWGC
Name: FYFE, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 21/11/1941
Service No: 2758567
Additional information: Son of James S. and Margaret Fyfe, of Clocksbriggs, Angus.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 8. E. 3.
Cemetery: TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: FYFE
Firstname: James
Service number: 2758567
Date of death: 21/11/1941
Place of birth: Angus
SNWM roll: THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT) and THE TYNESIDE SCOTTISH
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: Middle East
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Name: DAKERS, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 2708 Sqdn. R.A.F. Regt.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 24/03/1945
Service No: 1348027
Additional information: Son of Mary Bella Dakers; nephew of Selina Jane Dakers, of Aberdeen. His brother, Henry Frederick Reoch Dakers, also died on service.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 20. F. 14.
Cemetery: TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

SNWM
Surname: DAKERS
Firstname: William
Service number: 1348027
Date of death: 24/03/1945
Place of birth: Brechin
SNWM roll: ROYAL AIR FORCE and DOMINION AIR FORCES
Rank: L A C
Theatre of death: R.A.F.V.R. S.E.A.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 4:32 pm    Post subject: FORFAR&DISTRICT in the WAR 1914-1919 Reply with quote

Four casualties are listed in the Book but are not on the Memorial

REGINALD.G.DON
2nd Lieutenant
Black Watch(Royal Highlanders)
1st Battn
KIA 15/09/1914
LA FERTE-SOUS-JARRE MEMORIAL


ANDREW MCKENDRICK
Private
Black Watch(Royal Highlanders)
6th Battn
Service.No. 266783
KIA 7/4/1917
ARRAS MEMORIAL Bay 6
Also likely to be commemorated at GUTHRIE

JAMES ROBERTSON-----unidentified
Private
Black Watch


WILLIAM WILKIE
Private
Royal Scots(trans from Black Watch)
13th Battn
Service No. 39208
KIA 17/2/1917
Age 20
Son of John&Catherine Wilkie,Milldens,Guthrie.Native of Rescobie
ST.SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION,ROUEN O.VI.D.4


Four casualties are listed on the Memorial but not in the Book

LT COl HUGH A GRAY CHEAPE
PRIVATE ROBERT ROBERTSON
GUNNER JOHN RAMSAY also listed on FORFAR
PRIVATE WILLIAM H RAMSAY also listed on FORFAR
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Bowden Parish War Memorial (near St. Boswells) in Roxburghshire as:

LT.COL. HUGH GRAY CHEAPE W.Y.
Hugh Annesley Gray-Cheape, Distinguished Service Order and Bar – age 39 – Lieutenant Colonel, Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Hugh was educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond, Perthshire and at Mulgrave Castle School in North Yorkshire before going to Trinity Hall, Cambridge University. He was commissioned in the Worcestershire Hussars in March 1897. He served in the South African War (1899-1902) with the Imperial Yeomanry and was promoted to Lieutenant in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders in March 1903 but with effect from December 1900. He resigned his commission as a Captain but joined the Army Reserve in 1913 and was for a time at Bothendene in Bowden where he was a member of St. Boswells Curling Club and Joint Master of Berwickshire Hounds.
He was appointed as Major in the Worcester Yeomanry in November 1913 and promoted to be Lieutenant Colonel commanding the Warwickshire Yeomanry in 1915. He was awarded the DSO in January 1917. He was awarded a Bar to his DSO for conspicuous gallantry when he commanded the Warwickshire and Worcester Yeomanry in the charge at Huj in Palestine on 8 November 1917.
Maj. (T./Lt.-Col.) Hugh Annesley Gray-Cheape, D.S.O., Yeo.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led a charge against the enemy's guns with the utmost gallantry and determination. The enemy's gunners were firing at point-blank range, but the guns were captured and the gunners put out of action
.”
Hugh was drowned when the troopship “Leasowe Castle” was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UB 51 while sailing from Alexandria to Marseilles.
Born 1878 in Strathmiglo, Fife. Son of the late Colonel George Clarke Cheape of Wellfield, Fife, and of Maud Mary (Hemming) Cheape of Bentley Manor, Worcestershire. Husband of Carsina Gordon (Gray) Gray-Cheape of Carse Gray, Rescobie in Angus who he married in 1906 in Forfar.
Killed by enemy action/Lost at Sea on 27 May 1918. and named on the Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt.
Also named on the Aberlemno Parish and on the Rescobie Parish War Memorials in Angus, on the Strathmiglo Parish War Memorial in Fife and on the Glenalmond College memorial.

His brother Captain Leslie St. Clair Cheape, 1st (King's) Dragoon Guards attached to the Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry) was killed in Palestine on 23 April 1916.
The brothers are named on the Webheath and District War Memorial at St. Phillips Church near Redditch, Worcestershire and on the Strathmiglo Parish War Memorial in Fife.

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