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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 12:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACK, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
Unit Text: Reinf. Depot
Date of Death: 29/10/1918
Service No: 315518
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Black and the late William Black, of Springfield, Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. N. 5B.
Cemetery: MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 12:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLISS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 31/07/1917
Awards: M C and Bar
Additional information: Son of John and C. M. Bliss, of Erne Cottage, Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 32.
Cemetery: GWALIA CEMETERY

Name: BLISS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/12/1916
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: K. 12.
Cemetery: AVELUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 12:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BORTHWICK, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 43rd Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 26/10/1917
Additional information: Husband of Hannah Bosthwick, of Knockomie, Forres, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 12:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BROWN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 26/03/1918
Additional information: Husband of Mrs. Margaret Ross Macdonald Brown, of Ardoyne, Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 8.
Cemetery: MARTINSART BRITISH CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 12:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLARKE, KENNETH
Initials: K
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 28/03/1918
Service No: 268668
Additional information: Son of Kenneth Clarke, of 10, South St., Forres, Morayshire; husband of Jessie M. G. Clarke, of 69, Minard Rd., Crossmyloof, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 6.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

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Name: CUMMING, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 11/04/1918
Service No: 265734
Additional information: Son of Donald and Maria Cumming, of Fernside Cottage, Forres; husband of Annie Cumming, of 28, North Rd., Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 112 to 115.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DEAN
Initials: A G
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Sapper
Regiment/Service: Canadian Engineers
Unit Text: 1st Field Coy.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 12/12/1917
Service No: 505785
Additional information: Son of Robert and Lexy Dean, of Forres, Morayshire, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 26.
Cemetery: BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION



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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: DUNBAR, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 20/12/1914
Service No: 9322
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38 and 39.
Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FALCONER, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 463 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 27/01/1944
Service No: 1822105
Additional information: Son of James and Helen Falconer. of Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 4. G. 19.
Cemetery: BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY

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Name: FINNIE
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit Text: 109th Siege Bty.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 05/04/1918
Service No: 365187
Additional information: Son of George and Margaret Finnie, of 97, High St., Forres, Morayshire. Native of Auldearn, Nairn.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. E. 8.
Cemetery: RIBEMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme

In loving memory of George Finnie died 3rd Oct 1939 aged 83 and his family. John killed in action in France 5th April 1915 aged 22, James accidentally killed in Canada 18th Nov 1924 aged 26. Frances & Ann died in infancy. Donald died 20th April 1941 aged 55 and his wife Margaret T Ross died 5th Dec 1947 aged 84 years.


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FORBES, ALEXANDER CLARK
Initials: A C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 29/04/1916
Service No: 10226
Additional information: Son of William Forbes, of Fern Cottage, Mosstodloch, Fochabers, Morayshire. Native of Forres.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 22.
Cemetery: KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY

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Name: FRASER
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 15/04/1918
Service No: 35694
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Fraser, of 6, Birdshaugh, Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 6.
Cemetery: BRAINE-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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Name: FRASER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 5th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 02/11/1942
Service No: 2822470
Additional information: Son of Alexander Charles and Jean Fraser, of Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 69.
Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FRASER, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Date of Death: 12/10/1916
Service No: 486
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

In memory of Simon Fraser, Seaforth Highlanders died 3rd April 1878. His widow Grace Ross died 16th May 1911. And their son Tom died at Forres. Also Johanna MacLennan wife of Donald their eldest son died at Glasgow 2nd Nov 1933. Laid to rest here. Also the above Donald Fraser died at Invergordon 16th Aug 1942. And their eldest son William, Seaforth Highrs killed at Somme 12th Oct 1916 aged 24 years. 1st born Simon died in infancy. Also their fourth son Alistair 31st March 1954. Interred at Stenhousemuir.


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GAIR, ALEXANDER
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 15/09/1915
Service No: 11377
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gair, of 17, Fraser's Buildings, Pilmuir, Forres, Morayshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 47.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GARDEN, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Age: 28
Date of Death: 30/08/1944
Service No: 2818830
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Mil. Sec. Grave 233.
Cemetery: JOHANNESBURG (WEST PARK) CEMETERY


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAMBLIN
Initials: W E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 5th Field Coy.
Date of Death: 24/05/1916
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 13.
Cemetery: QUATRE-VENTS MILITARY CEMETERY, ESTREE-CAUCHY

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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HAMILTON, ROBERT PEAT
Initials: R P
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Unit Text: 16th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 22/04/1915
Service No: 29555
Additional information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Hamilton, of Forres, Morayshire, Scotland; husband of Mary Hamilton, of 37, Murieston Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HOPKINSON, JAMES GARLAND
Initials: J G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



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