Scotland (North) Branch

Centenary Project

1918

 

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265780, Private, William Guthrie, 6th Gordon Highlanders, was born in Portsoy in November, 1896, and enlisted in October, 1914. He served on the Western Front from December, 1915, and was wounded at Ypres in September, 1917. He died in Frensham Military Hospital, Farnham, Surrey, on 12 January, 1918, and is buried in Buckie Cemetery.
The poppy cross was placed by Fiona Fraser.

12372, Private, John Mackay, Scots Guards, was born in Keith in May, 1884. He had served overseas with the Scots Guards since May, 1915, but was later discharged and was awarded the Silver War Badge in May, 1917. He died in Inverness of tuberculosis on 17 January, 1918, and is buried in Forres (Cluny Hill) Cemetery.
The poppy cross was placed by Fiona Fraser.

18963/DA, Deck Hand, John Reid, Royal Naval Reserve, was born at Sunnyside, Portgordon, on 26 August, 1899. An apprentice at Elgin solicitors, Hamilton & Reid, he joined the Royal Naval Reserve, but died on 18 January, 1918, in the Naval Hospital, Plymouth, just three weeks after commencement of his training. He is buried in Buckie Cemetery.
The poppy cross was placed by Timothy Finnegan.

K/47297, Stoker 2nd Class, John Newlands, Royal Navy, was born in November, 1899, at Whiterashes, Keith. He is shown on records as serving on HMS Victory, but this name was used for a number of shore establishments during WW1. He died of emphysema on 20 January, 1918, and is buried in Keith (Old) Cemetery.
The poppy cross was placed by Fiona Fraser.

 

 

 
   
         
   
       
 



     
     
 

 

 

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