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BALLACHULISH & GLENCOE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 & Palestine 1948 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © TranscribedMartin Edwards 2006

The Ballachulish War Memorial is in the form of a plinth upon which stands a Scottish soldier. The memorial stands in its own fenced area. The memorial covers the men from Ballachulish Ferry and Laroch village, there is a separate memorial for Glencoe village. The names are listed by area, rank, forneame, surname and Regiment or service. THe memorial covers the First and Second World Wars and Palestine 1948.

Photograph Copyright © Les Horn 2006

IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN FROM BALLACHULISH AND GLENCOE
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

"TO LIVE IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE
PNE LEAVES BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE."

BALLACHULISH

BLACK

Duncan

Private 22926, 10th/11th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 2nd September 1916. Born Appin, enlisted Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire.

CAMERON

Alistair

Corporal, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders).

CARMICHAEL

John

Private 2279, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 13th November 1916. Born Appin, enlisted Dunoon, resident Ballachulish.

CARMICHAEL

John

Acting Corporal 2045, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 13th November 1916. Enlisted Ballachulish.

CRAWFORD

Alexander

[Listed on memorial as Private] Guardsman 4653, Scots Guards. Killed in action 27th September 1915. Born Glencoe, enlisted Glasgow.

HUNTER, DCM, MC

James

Sergeant Major, Royal Horse Artillery. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.) and the Military Cross (M.C.).

LAWRIE

William

[Listed on memorial as Pipe Major] Sergeant 265, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died 28th November 1916. Born and resident Ballachulish.

LEITCH

Neil

Captain, The Reverend, 11th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 20th May 1916.

MOSS

Percy T

Company Sergeant Major 10155, 11th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 22nd August 1917. Born newport, Shropshire, enlisted Stafford, resident Ballachulish.

McCALLUM

Alexander

Private 5908, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 22nd February 1916. Born Glasgow, enlisted Coxhoe, Durham.

McCALLUM

Neil C

[Listed as Private] Driver 8155, Royal Field Artillery. Died in Egypt 19th November 1918. Born Tradeston, Glasgow, enlisted Glasgow.

McCOLL

Edward

Lance Corporal 300291, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died of wounds 21st November 1917. Born Lismore, enlisted Ballachulish.

McCOLL

William

Private 300522, 1st/7th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 17th April 1918. Born Lismore, enlisted Dunoon, resident kinlochleven.

McDONALD

Donald F

[Listed as MacDONALD on SDGW] Private 2044, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 23rd May 1915. Enlisted Ballachulish.

McDONALD

Dugald

[Listed as Dougald on SDGW and as Corporal on memorial] Lance Sergeant 1846, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 22nd October 1915. Born Lismore, enlisted Dunoon, resident Ballachulish.

McDOUGALL

Angus

[Listed as Seaman on memorial] Deck Hand 4159/D, M.L. 364, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 21st July 1918. Aged 26. Son of Donald and Jessie McDougall, of Toberonochy, Luing, Oban, Argyllshire. Buried in STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. Division 62. Plot III. Row N. Grave 2.

McGREGOR

James

Private 300944, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 16th May 1917. Born and resident Kinlochleven, enlisted Ballachulish.

McINTYRE

Donald

Lance Corporal 300338, 8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died 7th December 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. McIntyre, of 77, Laroch, Ballachulish, Argyllshire. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XLVII. Row B. Grave 10.

McINTOSH

James

Private S/22478, 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

McKENZIE

John

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

McLEAN

Donald

Sergeant, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders).

McRAE, DCM

Murdoch

Private S/6585, 11th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died of wounds 20th August 1916. Born and enlisted Oban. According to the memorial he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.).

McLEAN

Robert

Private 300611, 1st/7th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died of wounds 28th November 1917. Born Glenary, enlisted Ballachulish, resident Ardnamurchan.

McMILLAN

John

Private 55381, 18th (4th Glasgow) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 25th March 1918. Born and resident Ballachulish, enlisted Stirling.

ROBERTS

John C

Private, Canadians.

VANCE

Allan

Private 313, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died of wounds 23rd May 1915. Born St. Munda, enlisted Ballchulish.

GLENCOE

BROWN

George

[Listed on memorial as Corporal and SDGW as Corporal] Lance Corporal 2341, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 13th November 1916. Aged 28. Enlisted Ballachulish. Son of George Brown, of Achnacone, Glencoe, Argyllshire. Buried in MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET, Somme, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 1. See also Glencoe

BUCHANAN

John

Private, Canadians. No further information currently available. See also Glencoe

BUCHANAN

Duncan Allan

Private 1837, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Lousie's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died of wounds 6th July 1915. Aged 20. Born Appin, enlisted Oban. Son of Thomas Walters Buchanan and Jane Allan Buchanan, of 67, Victoria Park Drive, South Scotstoun, Glasgow. Born at Colisnacon, Glencoe. Buried in ST. JOHN EPISCOPALIAN CHURCHYARD, BALLACHULISH, Argyllshire. See also Glencoe

CONNOR, MM

Angus

[Listed as Q.M.S.] Sergeant 3924, Scots Guards. Killed in action 21st August 1918. Born Carnock, enlisted Edinburgh, resident Kingcussie. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). BUried in MOYENNEVILLE (TWO TREE) CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 2. See also Glencoe

HOWARD

Robert Henry Palmer

Second Lieutenant, The Honourable, 4th Battalion attached 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915. Aged 21. Son of R. J. Bliss Howard, F.R.C.S., and Baroness Strathcona and Mount Royal, of 46, Green St., Park Lane, London, W. Buried in POTIJZE CHATEAU LAWN CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 27. See also Glencoe

MATHIESON

John

Private. Royal Scots. No further information currently available. See also Glencoe

MacDONALD

Allan

[Spelt McDONALD on SDGW and CWGC] Private 4/9689, 2nd Battalion, Princess Lousie's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 25th September 1915. Aged 34. Born Lismore, enlisted Stirling, resident Glencoe. Son of Dunean and Isabella McDonald, of 8, Upper Carnoch, Glencoe, Argyllshire. Buried in CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 5. See also Glencoe

McINNES

John Lachlan

Private 3372, 1st/8th Battalion, Princess Lousie's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died 6th January 1916. Aged 20. Born Lismore, enlisted Ballachulish, resident Glencoe. Son of Hugh and Mary McInnes, of Alltanrigh, Glencoe, Argyllshire. Buried in FORCEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 1. See also Glencoe

McMILLAN

William

Private. Canadians. No further information currently available. See also Glencoe

RANKIN

Dugald

Private S/23263, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's). Killed in action 20th December 1917. Aged 19. Born Tayfuirst, Glencoe, enlisted Stirling. Son of Dugald and Catherine Rankin, of 11, Tayfuir St., Glencoe, Ballachulish East, Argyllshire. Formerly 1/5256, 39th Training Reserve Battalion. Buried in WINDMILL BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 7. See also Glencoe

SMYTH

Alexander H

Private 9351, 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards. Died of wounds 31st July 1917. Aged 21. Born Athboy, Co. Meath, resident Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, enlisted Ballachulish, Argyllshire. Son of James and Mary Smyth, of The Gardens, Killua, Clomnellon, Co. Westmeath. Native of Dowestown, Cavan. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row J. Grave 19. See also Glencoe

"DILEAS CU BAS." "TRUE TILL DEATH"

1939-1945

BOUGHTON

A C

Lieutenant, Royal West Kent Regiment.

HOWIESON

R

Private, Gordon Highlanders.

LAWRIE

W

Private, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

MacCOLL

G C

Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force.

MacDONALD

H

Guardsman, Scots Guards.

MacINNES

Alexander

Private 2986501, 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died as a prisoner of war of the Japanese 31st March 1942. Aged 24. Son of Dugald MacInnes, and of Annie MacInnes, of Glencoe, Argyllshire. Buried in CHERAS ROAD CIVIL CEMETERY, KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia. Grave 792. See also Glencoe

PALESTINE 1948

RANKIN

Charles

Lance Corporal, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in Palestine.

Last updated 17 May, 2006

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