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PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:31 pm    Post subject: Keiss, Caithness Reply with quote

Memorial: Keiss Quoad Sacra Parish, Caithness
Location: By the A99 (previously A9) just outside Keiss, north-east of the village
Grid Ref: ND348614
WMR: 5934
Sculptor: P. Sinclair, Wick
Count: WWI=37, WWII=6















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PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the transcriptions:

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1914-1918

Pte. Alexander Bain, Sea.H., April 18 1918 (also on Barrock Estate memorial)
Pte. William Budge, Can.I., Oct. 31 1918
Cpl. Donald Budge, S.Gds., March 27 1918
Sea. William S. Bremner, R.N., July 7 1917
Pte. George Bain, Sea.H., April 1 1916
Pte. David S Bain, K.R.R, June 27 1917
Pte. George M. Begg, Sea.H., Aug 22 1917
Pte. James Cormack, Sea.H., April 11 1917
Pte. James Cormack, Sea.H., May 17 1917

Pte. Maurice Dunnet, H.L.I., Dec 21 1916
Pte. William Grant, R.S., Aug 18 1916
Pte. Benjamin S. Geddes, Sea.H., April 20 1917
Sea. James Harrold, M.M.R., March 24 1919
Pte. John Inrig, Gor.H., June 4 1919
Cpl. John McIvor, Sea.H., April 9 1916
N.Worker John Mowat, March 24 1919
Sgt. Donald Munro, Sea.H., March 28 1918
Sea. William J. Miller, R.N., Jan 9 1919
C.Eng. Thomas Morrison, Mer.S., Dec 24 1917
Pte. Alexander M.Mowat, Sea.H., July 10 1916
L.Cpl. Peter C. Miller, Sea.H., Aug 22 1917

Sgt. Donald McKay, Can.I., April 9 1917
Pte. Henry McKenzie, Sea.H., July 27 1916
Pte. James McKenzie, Sea.H., March 3 1916
Pte. Malcolm C. Manson, Sea.H., Oct 20 1916
L.Cpl. George A. C. Manson, Gor.H., April 9 1917
Cpl. Andrew McKay, R.S., June 4 1917
Pte. David Nicolson, Sea.H., May 15 1917
Pte. James Rugg, Sea.H., Nov. 13 1916
Pte. Francis Reid, Sea.H., April 9 1917
Pte. Andrew Reid. K.O.S.B., Nov. 30 1917
Pipe M. David Sutherland, Sea.H., Oct 7 1918
Cpl. Alexander Williamson, Can.I., Nov. 6 1917

L.Cpl. John Campbell, Can.I., April 10 1916
Pte. George Cormack, Can.I., March 28 1917
C.S.M. William Williamson, Sea.H., Nov. 13 1920
Lieut. James MacKay, Gor.H., Sept. 25 1915

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1939-1945

L/Sea. Robert Coghill, R.N.
Sgt. Sinclair Leitch, S.Gds. (also on Barrock Estate memorial)
Sgt. William Miller, Sea.H. (also on Barrock Estate memorial)
Sea. John Munro, R.N.
Sen.R/O. Donald B. Ryrie, M.N.
Sea. George B. Steven, M.N.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spotted this on a CWGC appeal for relatives
http://www.cwgc.org/media/439961/appeal_for_family_members_290915.pdf

L/Sea. Robert Coghill, R.N.

SUTHERLAND, ROBERT INNES GUNN COGHILL.

Rank:Able Seaman
Service No:LT/5591D
Date of Death:12/07/1944
Age:43
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve (Patrol Service)
Grave Reference:Grave 173L.
Cemetery:KEISS CEMETERY
Additional Information:(Known also as Robert COGHILL). Son of Robert C. Sutherland and Elizabeth Sutherland, of Keiss Village; husband of Elizabeth M. Sutherland, of Keiss Village.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 7:17 am    Post subject: John Inrig GH 04-06-19 Reply with quote

John Inrig Private S/16171 1st Garrison Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Wick Age 31 Died Iraq 04/06/1919 Son of Francis & Esther Swanson Inrig. Soldiers Effects: Mo: Esther. Basra War Cemetery, Iraq Iraq 6 Plot II Row B Grave 02 AJ 21-06-19 P7: Keiss
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:51 pm    Post subject: James Mackay Reply with quote

James MacKay Lieutenant 3rd Bn. Gordon Highlanders attd. 1st Bn. b Keiss, Caithness Age 23 Killed in Action West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 25/09/1915 Son of W. M. and Jessie Mackay, of 63, Castlereagh St., Belfast. Born at Keiss, Caithness. St. Andrew's Graduate. Awarded the Carnegie Research Fellowship. Officers Book page 166. Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Zillebeke B 453 Sp. Mem. Lyness & St Andrews Uni
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:04 am    Post subject: WMR Report Reply with quote

The WMR report now has a full suite of photographs
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