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St Fillan's Churchyard, Aberdour

 
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Richard Bain



Joined: 06 Oct 2007
Posts: 157
Location: Cumnock, Ayrshire

PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2009 9:47 pm    Post subject: St Fillan's Churchyard, Aberdour Reply with quote

The restored St Fillan's Church sits next to Historic Scotland's Aberdour Castle and is easily accessed from the station car park by following the outer perimeter of the castle's walled garden.

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Richard Bain



Joined: 06 Oct 2007
Posts: 157
Location: Cumnock, Ayrshire

PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:01 pm    Post subject: Sergt John Kerr 7th A&SH Reply with quote





Name: KERR, JOHN WILLIAM
Initials: J W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 30/05/1918
Service No: S/15873
Additional information: Son of William and Isabella Kerr, of "Oatridge," Seaside Place, Aberdour, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. C. 13.
Cemetery: ANZIN-ST. AUBIN BRITISH CEMETERY
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John Burnett



Joined: 21 Oct 2007
Posts: 306
Location: Fife

PostPosted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:18 pm    Post subject: St Fillans - David Fulton Reply with quote



Name: FULTON
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 15/07/1916
Service No: 20721
Additional information: Son of John and Elizabeth Fulton, of Balmull, Burntisland, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Quarry Scottish Cem. Mem.
Cemetery: QUARRY CEMETERY, MONTAUBAN
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John Burnett



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Location: Fife

PostPosted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:26 pm    Post subject: St Fillans - Gordon Reply with quote



Name: GORDON, RALPH LACY
Initials: R L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Tarlair."
Age: 36
Date of Death: 19/06/1918
Additional information: Son of Henry George and Mary Margaretta Gordon, of 17, Gainsborough Mansions, West Kensington, London. Born at East Sheen, Surrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: On West boundary, near Church.
Cemetery: ABERDOUR (ST. FILLAN) OLD CHURCHYARD
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kenmorrison



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

During WW1 Hawkcraig Point, Aberdour was used as a Royal Navy Base (HMS Tarlair) for developing and testing underwater acoustic detection equipment.

Ken
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