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FORT WILLIAM WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Les Horn 2005

The Fort William War and District War Memorial stands in The Parade, Fort William. The memorial is topped with a single statue of a soldier and stands on a paved area surrounded by link chains on three sides.    

Photograph Copyright © Les Horn 2005

1914 - 1918

TO
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF
FORT WILLIAM
AND
DISTRICT
WHO MADE THE SUPREME
SACRIFICE, FOR GOD, KING
AND COUNTRY, IN THE
GREAT WAR

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DILEAS GU BAS
(Faithful unto Death)

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1914-1918

AITCHISON

A

Private, H.L.I.

ALLAN

D

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

ALLAN

J D

Capt, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

ALLISON

Thomas

Captain, 4th Battalion (Territorial), Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 18th May 1915.

BEATTIE

Wiliam

Lance Corporal 1047, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 18th May 1915. Born Springburn, Glasgow, enlisted and resident Fort William.

BEE

William

[Memorial states RGA, CWGC states Second Lieutenant] Lieutenant (Territorial), "D" Battery, 94th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 24th September 1917. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXV. Row F. Grave 1.

BERGER

John

Private 6625, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 28th September 1915. Born Kilmallie, enlisted and resident Fort William.

BLACK

John

Corporal 2284, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Enlisted Inverness, resident Fort William.

CAMERON

Angus

Private S/30726, 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 19th July 1918. Born Kilmallie, Argyllshire, enlisted Inverness, resident Fort William. Buried in RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row P. Grave 15.

CAMERON

Archibald

Captain, 3rd Battalion attached 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Aged 31. Son of the late Donald Cameron of Lochiel and Lady Margaret Cameron, of Achnacarry, Spear Bridge, Inverness-shire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9.

CAMERON

Alexander C

Lance Sergeant 4181, Scottish Horse Yeomanry. Killed in action at Gallipoli 1st November 1915. Born Barony, Glasgow, enlisted Glasgow, resident Fort William. Buried in GREEN HILL CEMETERY, Turkey. Plot I. Row D. Grave 7.

CAMERON

Allan George

Captain, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 25th September 1914. Aged 34. Son of Donald Cameron of Lochiel 24th Chief of the Clan Cameron, and of Lady Margaret Cameron; husband of Hester V. Cameron (nee Fraser-Tytler), of Aldourie, Inverness. Gazetted Oct., 1899. Buried in BOURG-ET-COMIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Grave 1.

CAMERON

D

Sergeant, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

CAMERON

D

Private S/40536, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 4th April 1917. Born LKesmonlt, Appm, enlisted Fort William, resident Corpach. Formerly 3010, Lovat Scouts.

CAMERON

Donald

Private 19857, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st May 1916. Born Glasgow, enlisted Inverness, resident Fort William.

CAMERON

H

Tr, Lovat's Scouts

CAMERON

John

Corporal 188, 11th (Service) VBattalion, Highl;and Light Infantry. Killed in action 24th February 1916. Born Fort William, enlisted Bordon, Hampshire, resident Glasgow.

CAMERON

John A

Private 1156, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died of wounds 29th May 1915. Born Kilmallie, Fort William, enlisted and resident Fort William.

CAMERON

Neil

Trumpeter 1998, Lovat's Scouts. Killed in action at gallipoli 2nd October 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Fort William.

CAMERON

Robert

[Listed as Sergeant on memorial] Private 8370, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 9th May 1915. Born Ayr, enlisted and resident Fort William.

CAMERON

William

Private 4787, 18th (4th Glasgow) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 24th July 1916. Born Kilmalew, enlisted Fort William.

CAMERON

William

Private 200206, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Born Kilmallie, Fort William, enlisted and resident Fort William.

CAMERON

William

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died of wounds 27th October 1915. Aged 43. Buried in KILMALLIE OLD CHURCHYARD, Kilmallie, Invernessshire. Extension C Grave 94.

CAMPBELL

D

Sergeant, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

CAMPBELL

D

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

CARMICHAEL

Hugh

Private 1761, 4th Battalion, Queen's OWn Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 17th May 1915. Born Trosay Mull, Tobermory, Argyllshire, enlisted and resident Fort William.

COLLINS

Finlay

Private 267975, 6th (Perthsire) Battalion (Territoiral), Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action 24th October 1918. Born Fort William, enlisted Dunkeld, Perthsire. Foprmerly Trooper 5784, Scottish Horse.

COLLINS

Ralph

Private 2235, Lovat's Scouts. Died in United Kingdom 23rd November 1915. Born Kilmonivaig, enlisted and resident Fort William.

COLLINS

Thomas

Lance Corporal 17594, 15th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Kilmallie, enlisted Edinburgh, resident Fort William.

CRAWFORD

Harry Lauder

[Private on memorial] Lance Corporal 21283, 15th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Died of wounds 8th August 1916. Born and resident Lockerbie, enlisted Fort William.

CURRIE

W

SM, Lovat's Scouts

EDWARDS

William M

Private 20668, 15th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 28th April 1917. Born Kilmallie, enlisted Edinburgh, resident Fort William.

EWART

W B

Private, Royal Scots Fusiliers

FAIRWEATHER

Primrose

Private 21200, 16th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916. Enlsited Fort William, resident Leith.

FALCONER

James Blessed

Gunner 110396, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 27th September 1917. Born and resident Blairgowerie, Perthshire, enlisted Fort William.

FLEMING

William

Private 1384, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died of owunds 6th June 1915. Born Perth, enlisted and resident Fort William.

FORBES

J

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

FRASER

Colin

Private 1336, 4th Battalion, Queen's OWn Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 8th March 1915. Born Fort Augustus, enlisted and resident Fort William.

FRASER

H

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

FRASER

T

Private, Seaforth Hds

GOOCH

Edward Sinclair

Major, Berks Yeomanry. Died of wounds 21st September 1915.

GRANT

Duncan

Second Lieutenant, "B" Company, 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 28th April 1915. Aged 34. Son of Archibald Grant of Distillery Buildings, Fort William, Inverness. Served in the South African war. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 38 and 40.

GRANT

D G

Corporal, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

GRAY

J A

Sergeant, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

HARPER

W

[Transcribed as HARBER] Sapper 203083, 447th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 23rd July 1918. Born Ayr, enlisted Fort William.

KILGOUR

William

Sapper 615, 1st/1st Highland Division Signals Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 27th May 1915. Born Kilmallie, enlisted Fort William. Formerly 1408, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacDONALD

A

Corporal, Kosb

MacDONALD

A

Capt, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacDONALD

Alexander

Private S/23849, 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 18th October 1916. Born Kilnvinvarg, Inverness, enlisted and resident Fort William.

MacDONALD

Donald

Private 39053, 2nd/8th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 13th October 1917. Enlisted Fort William.

MacDONALD

Francis

Private 200772, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 23rd July 1916. Enlisted and resident Fort William.

MacDONALD

Henry

Acting Corporal 772, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Caeron Highlanders. Died of owunds 23rd May 1915. Born Kilmallie, Fort William, enlisted and resident Fort William.

MacDONALD

H

Gr, R F A

MacDONALD

J

Private, Seaforth Hds

MacDONALD

P

Lance Corporal, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacDONALD

William

Lance Corporal 598, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Rossshire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds 6th May 1915. Born Fort William, enlisted Stirling.

MacDOUGALL

D

Gr, R F A

MacDOUGALL

A

Private, Royal Hds

MacDOUGALL

A

Private, Royal Scots

MacDOUGALL

A

Lieut, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacEACHEN

John

Private 200180, 7th Battalion, Queen's OWn Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 25th April 1917. Born Kilmallie, Fort William, enlisted and resident Fort William.

MacEWEN

J

Sergeant, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacFADYEN

J

Corporal, Royal Scots Greys

MacINNES

Archibald

Private 205266, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 12th April 1918. Born Fort William, enlisted Glasgow.

MacINTYRE

A

L-Corporal, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacINTYRE

William A

Company Sergeant Major 93, 4th Battalion, Queen's OWn Cameron Highlanders. Died of wounds 25th March 1915. Born Kilmallie, Fort William, enlisted and resident Fort William.

MacISAAC

A

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacKENZIE

C

Sergeant, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacKENZIE

CES

Lieut, Rangoon R. O. C

MacKENZIE

D

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacKENZIE

J

Ab, Rnvr

MacKENZIE

J

Private, Royal Hds

MacKINNON

Angus

Private 291507, 1st Battalion, Gordons Highlanders. Died of wounds 27th October 1917. Born Fort William, enlisted Kilmarnock.

MacKINNON

A

Lieut, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacLAREN

A

Private, Border Regt

MacLAREN

J

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacLEAN

Hugh

[Listed as Sergeant on memorial] Private 8713, 2nd Battalion, Queen's OWn Cameron Highlanders. Died of wunds 18th MAy 1915. Born Kilmamallie, enlisted Fort William, resident Inverness.

MacLEAN

J

Tr, Lovat's Scouts

MacMASTER

Angus

Private 3353,4th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died of wounds 30th April 1916. Enlisted Fort William, resident Banavie.

MacMASTER

D

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacMILLAN

D

Private, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacNIVEN

DC

Private, Australians

MacPHEE

Duncan

Private 1406, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, Died of wounds 19th may 1915. Born Kilmallie, Fort William, enlisted and resident Fort William.

MacPHEE

Duncan

Private S/26459, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 1st Auguist 1918. Enlisted and resident Fort William.

MacPHEE

H

Sergeant, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacPHEE

Hugh

[Spelt McPHEE on SDGW] Private S/13128, 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killedin action 25th September 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Fort William.

MacPHERSON

A

Lieut, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

MacPHERSON

J

Private, S. A. Scottish

MacSHANE

J

Corporal, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.

NEWLANDS

John

Private 30594, 17th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Died of wounds 25th September 1918. Born Fort William, enlisted Glasgow.

OTLEY, DSO, GC

L

Lieut, Scots Guards

PEAT

A

Private, Canadians

ROSS

D

Private, S. A. Scottish

ROSS

W

Private, Arg & Suth Hds

STARK

A

Ab, Rnd

STEWART

Alexander

{Spelt STUART on SDGW] Shoeing Smith 2403, Lovat's Scouts. Died in United Kingdom 26th January 1916. Born Kilmallie, enlisted and resident Fort William.

WELD

T J

Lieut, Lovat's Scouts

WILKINSON

Angus McMillan

[Listed as Sergeant as memorial] Corporal 5353, Scots Guards. Killed in action 29th October 1914. Born and resident Fort William, enlisted Glasgow.

WILKINSON

H

Private, Canadians

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CAMERON

H

F/O, D.F.C, R.A.F.

CAMERON

J A

Private, Pioneer Corps

CAMERON

J F

Lieut, Q.O.C.H.

CAMERON

J L

Sergeant/Nav, R.A.F.

CAMERON

K J

Sergeant, R.A.F.

CAMPBELL

I

Private, Seaforths

DAVIDSON

J

Sapper, R.E.

FERGUSON

D

F.E, R.A.F.

FOSTER

A

L/Ac, R.A.F.

GALLAGHER

W

Corporal, R.A.F.

HOPE

J A

Private, Pioneer Corps

HUGHES

J

L/Corporal, Q.O.C.H.

LOGAN

T

Private, A. & S. H.

MacDONALD

R

L/Corporal,

MacKENZIE

J N

F/O, R.A.F.

MacMASTER

A

L/Corporal,

MacPHEE

D

O.S,

MacPHEE

K

A.B, R.N.

McCALLUM

J McC

Corporal, Q.O.C.H.

McCANCE

J

Dvr, R.A.S.C.

MENZIES

A D B

Private, Q.O.C.H.

MORRISON

A

A.B, R.N.

MORRISON

F F A

Lieut, Black Watch

MORRISON

W C

Ls, R.N.

PATTERSON

A

C.E, M.N.

PRINGLE

C S

Sister, Q.A.I.M.

REID

K H

A.B,

RODGER

W A

Sto,

SAGE

C

Corporal, A. & S. H.

SIMPSON

C

Private, 6th Comm

WARREN

D

Private,

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FERGUSON

M E

Private

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