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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:30 pm    Post subject: Kildonan Isle of Arran Reply with quote




Roadside. Plaque/ Tablet on. Metal Bronze Lettering:Raised

Description
Rectangular bronze plaque affixed to rock.
Inscription
IN LASTING MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ "BITHTDH AN AINM BEO GU BRATH"

First World War (1914-1918)

On rock near shore
Off A814
Kildonan (Isle of Arran)
Cunninghame
Strathclyde
KA27 8SA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 02083 21045


Names on memorial

Cumming, D-Private The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Forrest, J- Private The Royal Scots Fusiliers

Mcbride, J-Private Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)

Mcdonald, Ja-Private. Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)

Sprowl, T-Lance Corporal.Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)

Storrie, S -Private. The Royal Scots Fusiliers
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Era WW1
Surname STORRIE
Forename Stewart
Rank Pte
Service number 7181
Decoration
Place of birth Tarbolton Ayrshire
Date of death 18 October 1915
Theatre of death Gallipoli
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Unit name In or attached to THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Other detail 1/5th Bn
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Era WW1
Surname FORREST
Forename James Cumming
Rank Pte
Service number 32314
Decoration
Place of birth Kilmory Buteshire
Date of death 26 September 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Unit name In or attached to THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS
Other detail 1st Bn
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Era WW1
Surname CUMMING
Forename Duncan
Rank Pte
Service number 202575
Decoration
Place of birth Dippin Isle of Arran
Date of death 28 June 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Unit name In or attached to THE BLACK WATCH ROYAL HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 4/5th Bn
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW1
Surname McDONALD
Forename John Archibald
Rank Pte
Service number S/22532
Decoration
Place of birth Kilmary Buteshire
Date of death 23 August 1918
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name In or attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 10th Bn
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WW1
Surname McBRIDE
Forename John
Rank Pte
Service number S/16447
Decoration
Place of birth Kilmory Buteshire
Date of death 24 April 1917
Theatre of death F&F
Cause of death Killed in action
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Unit name In or attached to THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Other detail 2nd Bn
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thomas Sproul
Birth Place: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Death Date: 2 May 1918
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
Rank: L Corporal
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Regimental Number: 29977
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

Thomas was a farm servant ploughman living on Arran 1911
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thomas Sproul
Birth Place: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Death Date: 2 May 1918
Death Place: France and Flanders
Enlistment Place: Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
Rank: L Corporal
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Regimental Number: 29977
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Death Place: No2 CC Stn France
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

Thomas was a farm servant ploughman living on Arran 1911
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