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GLENCOE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Les Horn 2005

The Glencoe War Memorial is in the form of a wheeled cross on a tapered pillar standing on a plinth containing the names and inscriptions. Interestingly the memorial declares the Second World War from 1938 to 1945.

Photograph Copyright © Les Horn 2006

ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
THE MEN OF GLENCOE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
IN DEFENCE OF LIBERTY AND JUSTICE
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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 Ballachulish and 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 Ballachulish and Glencoe

BROWN

George

[Listed on memorial as Corporal and SDGW as Private] 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 Ballachulish and Glencoe

BUCHANAN

John

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

MacINNES

John Lachlan

[Listed as John F on memorial and as MCINNES on CWGC and Ballachullish Memorial] 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 Ballachulish and Glencoe

MacMILLAN

William

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

MATHIESON

John

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

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DILEAS GU BAS
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FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
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1938 - 1945

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 Ballachulish and Glencoe

Last updated 17 May, 2006

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