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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2007 9:01 pm    Post subject: Boat of Garten, Badenoch & Strathspey (T) Reply with quote

Boat of Garten - Badenoch & Strathspey
UKNIWM Ref no. 5910

The Boat of Garten war memorial is a grey granite cenotaph set on a rustic cairn. The commemoration and names of the dead are listed on polished granite tablets set into the face of the pedestal.
The monument stands on the main street in front of the kirk.







WWI ROLL OF HONOUR:
CAMERON D. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 7TH GORDONS
CLARKE A. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 5TH CAMERONS
DOW G. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 6TH SEAFORTHS
FRASER K.J. DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY LIEUTENANT
GEDDES W. GORDON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 7TH GORDONS
GRANT L. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS LANCE CORPORAL 5TH CAMERONS
LAMONT R. ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY SIGNALLER
LESLIE A.H. AUSTRALIANS LIEUTENANT A.I.F.
LONG T. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 4TH CAMERONS
MACDONALD A. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS CORPORAL 6TH SEAFORTHS
MACKENZIE A. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 4TH CAMERONS
MACPHERSON A. LONDON REGIMENT PRIVATE 8TH LONDON REGIMENT
MARTIN G. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 5TH CAMERONS
MCBEAN J.P. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 6TH SEAFORTHS
PEARSON D. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS PRIVATE 5TH CAMERONS


WWII ROLL OF HONOUR:
GRANT ROBERT C. SHARP ROYAL AIR FORCE SQUADRON LEADER M.B. CH.B.
MACPHERSON ANGUS ROYAL AIR FORCE SERGEANT SERGEANT AIR GUNNER
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Note all three Second World War dead served in the RAF and died within a few months of each other in 1944. Squadron Leader Grant died on D-Day.

GRANT, ROBERT GORDON SHARP
Rank: Squadron Leader
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Age: 31
Date of Death: 06/06/1944
Service No: 81307
Additional information: Son of Andrew MacKenzie Grant and Elsie Ann Grant, of Boat of Garten, Inverness-shire. M.B., Ch.B. (Edin.).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIV. C. 16.
Cemetery: BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY

MACPHERSON, ANGUS ALEXANDER
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 138 Sqdn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 08/05/1944
Service No: 1566921
Additional information: Son of Angus A. and Mary M. Macpherson, of Boat-of-Garten, Inverness-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 234.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

McBEAN, WILLIAM STEWART
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 2703 Sqdn. R.A.F. Regt.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 24/10/1944
Service No: 1014780
Additional information: Stepson of William and Isobel Grant; husband of Robina Hendry McBean, of Torry, Aberdeen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot KK. Grave 174.
Cemetery: EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2016 8:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Duncan Cameron Pte S/40694 7th Gordon Highlanders e Mains of Garten,Ins Killed in Action F&F 23/04/1917 Son of Duncan & Mary Cameron, Easter Mains of Garten, Boat of Garten, Inverness-shire. Soldiers Effects: Mother: Mary. Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux Fr 0604 Plot I Row E Grave 11 The Scotsman 21-06-17 P7: Boat of Garten
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