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Knockbain, Munlochy, Ross & Cromarty

 
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john burnett



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:03 pm    Post subject: Knockbain, Munlochy, Ross & Cromarty Reply with quote

Thanks to Michael Burnett for photos.

The Parish of Knockbain covers Munlochy and North Kessock.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: ROSS, DONALD JAMES
Initials: D J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 06/08/1915
Service No: 1548
Additional information: Son of John and Helen Ann Ross, of Wester Suddie, Munlochy, Ross-shire. Native of Avoch. Ross-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 2.
Cemetery: BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT

ENLISTED: BLACKFORD
KILLED IN ACTION

THE STRATHEARN HERALD: 04.09.1915
BRACO SOLDIER KILLED


Another memeber of the Braco Roll of Honour has given his life for King and country. In the list of those killed somewhere on the Western battle front is the name of Donald Ross, 6th Black Watch Territorials. Private Ross had been for some time employed in the district, and was under-forrester at Braco Castle. He was a member of Ardoch Parish Church Choir.
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