Private, George Miller, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), was born
in November 1891 and worked as a stonemason. He served in France
and has suffered from shell-shock but returned to duty. He was
invalided home in November 1918 suffering from pneumonia and died
on 14 January 1919 in the Northern General Hospital, Leicester.
He is buried in Alves Parish Churchyard.
The poppy cross was placed by Jim Kilpatrick.
Lance Corporal, Alexander Murdoch, Army Service Corps, was born
in June 1889 and worked on the family farm at Birnie. He enlisted
in August 1914 and served in France from May 1915 and went to
Germany with the Army of Occupation after the armistice. While
travelling home on leave he contracted influenza and died on 22
January 1919, just four days after arriving at the family home.
He is buried in Birnie Parish Churchyard.
The poopy cross was placed by Derek Bird.
George Thomson, Royal Naval Reserve, was born in Buckie in August
1894. He enlisted into the RNR in April 1915 and later served
on H.M.D. Cheery. He died at Haslar Hospital, Gosport, of pneumonia
following influenza on 9 February 1919. He is buried in Buckie
The poppy cross was placed by Hollie Fraser.
Engineman, John McKenzie, Royal Naval Reserve, was born in Nairn
in January 1893. He enlisted in April 1916, later serving on H.M.D
Cheery and he died (as did his crewmate George Thomson) of influenza
at Haslar Hospital, Gosport, on 9 February 1919. He is buried
in Rathven (Hillhead) Cemetery.
The poppy cross was placed by Sue Finnegan.