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St. Andrew’s Parish Churchyard, Tongue, Sutherland

 
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Adam Brown



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 9:01 pm    Post subject: St. Andrew’s Parish Churchyard, Tongue, Sutherland Reply with quote

St. Andrew’s Parish Churchyard, Tongue
Location: On A838. In the village, overlooking Kyle of Tongue.
OS Ref: NC 590 570

CWGC

Smn D. MacKay, R.N.R 14.7.1915
Smn S. MacKay, R.N.R. 15.9.1918
Pte. R. MacDonald, Home Guard 23.10.43
Capt. A. Murray, 8th Seaforths 12.11.41
3rd Eng Off. J.T. Aldicott, S.S. ‘Ashbury’ 8.1.45
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Mary Young



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Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 9:57 pm    Post subject: Angus Sutherland, Scullomie, Tongue Reply with quote

Name: SUTHERLAND, ANGUS
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: S/16452
Additional information: Son of Murdo and Alexandrina Macintosh Sutherland, of Sculcomie [Scullomie], Tongue, Sutherlandshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 11.
Cemetery: GUEMAPPE BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT



Full transcript on my website under "Tongue Memorials"

Angus Sutherland was my husband's uncle.
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Mary Young
remembering my great-uncle, Joseph Lewis, 235304 Gordon Highlanders, 1898-21/9/1917.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:13 pm    Post subject: Charles and Sinclair Mackay, Scullomie, Tongue Reply with quote

Brothers CHARLES WILLIAM MACKAY and SINCLAIR MACKAY

Name: MacKAY, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 31/07/1917 [2/08/1917 on family gravestone]
Service No: S/26515
Additional information: Son of Robert and Ann MacKay, of Scullomie, Tongue, Sutherlandshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38 and 40.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Name: MACKAY [SINCLAIR]
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. Victory
Age: 18
Date of Death: 15/09/1918
Service No: 9482/A
Additional information: Son of Robert and Ann Mackay, of Scullomie, Tongue.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: In North-West angle of Church.
Cemetery: TONGUE PARISH CHURCHYARD

Brothers remembered on their family stone in St Andrew's Churchyard, Tongue.
CHARLES WILLIAM MACKAY Cameron Highlanders S/26515. Missing believed KIA on first day of Third Battle of Ypres.
SINCLAIR MACKAY RNR contracted measles while on on board HMS Victory for initial training. His father, who had gone from Tongue to see him, returned home with his body for burial. [details from a member of the family, also Alasdair Sutherland's "Never More".)



In loving memory of ROBERT MACKAY beloved husband of ANNIE MACKAY who died 30th March 1943 aged 84 years. Their family CHARLES who died in France 2nd August 1917 aged 21 years. SINCLAIR who died at Portsmouth 15th September 1918 aged 18 years. ... Also his wife ANNIE died 26th July 1957 aged 84 years.
[small stone alongside]
S. MACKAY, Seaman RNR 9482/A. HMS "Victory" 15th September 1918 age 18.
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Mary Young
remembering my great-uncle, Joseph Lewis, 235304 Gordon Highlanders, 1898-21/9/1917.


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Mary Young



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:09 pm    Post subject: Angus Macleod Clarke, Braetongue, Tongue Reply with quote

Name: CLARKE, ANGUS MCLEOD
Initials: A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 03/05/1915
Service No: 1204
Additional information: Son of George and Christina McLeod Clarke, of Braetongue, Tongue, Sutherlandshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL



Transcript on my website under "Tongue Memorials"
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Mary Young
remembering my great-uncle, Joseph Lewis, 235304 Gordon Highlanders, 1898-21/9/1917.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:21 pm    Post subject: William Macintosh, Dalcharn, Tongue Reply with quote

Name: McINTOSH [WILLIAM]
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Service No: 240105
Additional information: Son of Hector and Johan McIntosh, of Dalcharn, Tongue, Sutherland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 2.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY



Full transcripts on my website under "Tongue Memorials"
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Mary Young
remembering my great-uncle, Joseph Lewis, 235304 Gordon Highlanders, 1898-21/9/1917.


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Mary Young



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:33 pm    Post subject: Angus, Donald and Magnus Mackay, Scullomie, Tongue Reply with quote

Three brothers on this family stone

Name: MACKAY [ANGUS]
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 88th Coy.
Date of Death: 05/05/1917
Service No: 20682
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 12.
Cemetery: NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY

Name: MACKAY, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: New Zealand
Rank: Trooper
Regiment/Service: Wellington Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 23/02/1917
Service No: 11/1192
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Isabella Mackay, of Scullomey, Tongue, Lairg, Sutherland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 90.
Cemetery: DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY

Name: McKAY [MAGNUS]
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 19/03/1916
Service No: S/6531
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. G. 20.
Cemetery: LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY



Transcript on my website under "Tongue Memorials"
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Mary Young
remembering my great-uncle, Joseph Lewis, 235304 Gordon Highlanders, 1898-21/9/1917.
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Mary Young



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2007 11:49 am    Post subject: William Munro Mackay, Braetongue, Tongue Reply with quote

Name: MACKAY [WILLIAM MUNRO]
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: S/10805
Additional information: Son of John Burns Mackay, of Brae Tongue, Sutherlandshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 33.
Cemetery: ROEUX BRITISH CEMETERY



Transcript om my website under "Tongue Memorials".
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Mary Young
remembering my great-uncle, Joseph Lewis, 235304 Gordon Highlanders, 1898-21/9/1917.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2007 2:12 pm    Post subject: Henry Mackay, Lower Coldbackie, Tongue Reply with quote

Name: MACKAY, HENRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 28/03/1918
Service No: S/23248
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Christina Mackay, of Lower Coldbackie, Tongue, Lairg, Sutherland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL



Henry Mackay's younger brother, James Mackay, died in 1925, having never fully recovered from wounds sustained in August 1918 [detail from Alasdair Sutherland's "Never More"].
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