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VC Mistooks from WW1.

 
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A.N.Other



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:37 pm    Post subject: VC Mistooks from WW1. Reply with quote

See pages 127 - 131 of Gerald Gliddon's Book, VCs of WW1 "CAMBRAI 1917"

McBeath,Robert Gordon,240171,L/Cpl.,VC,5th bn.Seaf.H.,murdered Canada,
09/10/1922.
Should Read
Murison or Shepherd,Robert McBeath Gordon,240171,L/Cpl.,VC,5th bn.Seaf. H.,
b.05/12/1897 at Bath St.,Fraserburgh,m.Williamina Murison, who married
Robert George Shepherd(tin case maker),on 7th September,1883,who she
declares is not the father of the child & further that she has not been living
with her husband for several years.
McBeath,Robert,20 yrs.,shepherd,L/Cpl.,1/5th Seaforth Highlanders,Burnside,
Kinlochbervie,(parents names missing from Marriage Certificate) & Barbara
Mackay,18yrs.,spinster,Burnside,Kinlochbervie,f.John(fisherman),m.William
-ina Morrison,were married at United Free C.of S.,Palace Hotel,Castle St.,
Edinburgh,19th February,1918.
Genealogical Data :-B1897 196 385,M1918 685/268,D1922-09-304020
(B.C.),Williamina Murison married Robert George Shepherd,M1883 196 30.
ADDENDA
1901 Census 241 002,p.012 North St.,Strichen,East Aberdeenshire.
Mutch,Isabella,head,widow,45 yrs.,living on my own means,b.Aberdeens.,Fraserburgh.
" ,Jeannie,daur.,14 yrs.,scholar, b.Aberdeens.,Strichen.
" ,Lizzie B.H.,daur.,10 yrs.,scholar, b. " "
" ,Alexander,son,8 yrs.,scholar, b. " "
Shepherd,Robert,boarder,3 yrs., b.Aberdeens.,Fraserburgh.

1911 Census 049/2 002,p.004 8 Kinlochbervie,Eddrachilles,Sutherland.
Mackenzie,Barbara,head,42 yrs.,S.,fish worker,herring fishing,b.Sutherland,Kinlochbervie.
" ,Barbara,mother,74 yrs.,wdw., b. " "
" ,Robert,br.,38 yrs.,S.,gardener(casual), b. " "
McBeath,Robert McK.,adptd.son,13 yrs.,school, b.Aberdeens.,Fraserburgh.

Robert McBeath Murison's wife's parents Marriage :-
McKay,John,22 yrs.,fisherman,Eddrachillis,presently residing at Bath St.,
Fraserburgh,f.William McKay(fisherman),m.Mary McLeod, & Williamina Morrison,
22 yrs.,fisherwoman,Eddrachillis, presently residing at Bath St.,Fraserburgh,
f.John Morrison(fisherman,dec.),m.Georgina McDonald, were married at Free
Church of Scotland Service at Bath St.,Fraserburgh,19th August,1897.
Genealogical Data :-M1897 196 29,Barbara Mackay,B1899 049/2 7

P.S.On Robert McBeath's Death Certificate, his mother's name is given as Mina Murison.

See pages 126 - 128 of Gerald Gliddon's Book,VCs of WW1,"The Road To
Victory 1918"

Nunney,Claude Joseph Patrick,410935,Pte.,VC,DCM,MM,38th Inf.bn.,C.E.F.
died of wounds,18/09/918.
Should Read
Nunney,Stephen Sargent Claude,410935,Pte.,VC,DCM,MM,38th Inf.bn.,
b.19/07/1892 at 42 Bexhill Rd.,St.Mary,Bulverhythe,f.William Percy Nunney
Nunney(grocer's assistant),m.Mary Nunney,formerly Sargent, Usual Residence,
42 Bexhill Rd.,St.Leonards-on-Sea.
Genealogical Data :- B1892,3Q,Hastings,volume 2b,page 40

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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not at all sure what you mean by "Mistooks" but there is some interesting background on McBEATH here:
http://www.kinlochbervie.info/scripts/gallery.asp?Root=mcbeath

and on NUNNEY here:
http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=43775
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Glidden was correct. He's always been known as Robert McBeath VC in Sutherland.

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