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PORTPATRICK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Eric McQuarrie 2004

This memorial stands above the village on the main road where it forks to the high ground round Port Patrick known as the Heughs. It cannot be missed. It has 28 names of which 11 are WW2. No dates are given. Regiments and units are given including royal navy ships. Rare Regiments for this area are the Queen Victoria's Rifles, the New South Wales Infantry, The Wiltshire Regt. and the Cheshire Regt. The ranks include a W.Comdr., a couple of Majors and a Riggers Mate. There is a Military Cross, won in the Second War. (Grid Reference: NX 006550).

Photograph © Eric McQuarrie 2004

To
the Glory of God
and in Honour of
the men from this Parish
who gave their lives in the
Great War 1914-18

ANDERSON Andrew

Corporal 33091, 7th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 10 February 1917. Aged 28. Buried in DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY Greece

ANDERSON John

Lance Corporal 23804, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 28 March 1918. Aged 24. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

DRYNAN Robert

Private 40863, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 4 October 1917. Aged 20. Buried in POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-V., Belgium

ECCLES James

Private 42097, 17th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 8 March 1917. Aged 19. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN Seine-Maritime, France

KELLY William

Private S/14968, 8/10th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died 11 April 1917. Aged 26. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

KERR James Melrose

Lieutenant, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 3 September 1916. Aged 25. Buried in PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt

McCULLOCH William

Petty Officer, H.M.S. Albacore, Royal Navy

McGREGOR Charles

Sergeant 4354, 1st Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died 16 April 1915. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

McGREGOR James K

Sergeant, New South Wales Infantry

McGREGOR Simon G

Private, Queen Victoria's Rfiles

McKENZIE Alexander

Private 240805, B' Company, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 26 August 1918. Aged 34. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France

SHAW Neil

Private 74010, 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 3 May 1918. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

SMITH John

Private 62601, 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 28 May 1919. Aged 18. Buried in GLASGOW WESTERN NECROPOLIS Glasgow, United Kingdom

SMITH John

Private 12253, 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 22 October 1915. Aged 20. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

SMITH John

Stoker K/13677, H.M.S. Cressy., Royal Navy. Died 22 September 1914. Aged 23. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom

THOMPSON Gilbert

Private, Canadian Infantry

WITHER TULLY James

[Listed as Tully] Private 12382, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Died 27 March 1916. Aged 21. Buried in POTIJZE CHATEAU WOOD CEMETERY Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

1939-1945

ALEXANDER R

Private T/131633, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 7 June 1940. Aged 34. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN Seine-Maritime, France

BALSOON D

Wing Commander, Royal Air Force

BOYLE Richard

Major 64612, 1st Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 24 March 1945 Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

CONNER J

Chief Petty Officer, Royal Navy

GOUDY F

Lance Corporal, Royal Scots Fusiliers

KILPATRICK C

Chief Engineer, M.V. California Star. Died 4 March 1943. Aged 39. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL London, United Kingdom

McCRACKEN A

Stoker LT/KX 112278, H.M.S. Southern Flower., Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 3 March 1945. Aged 25. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL Suffolk, United Kingdom

McKENZIE A

Stoker LT/KX 114362, H.M. Trawler Bedfordshire., Royal Naval Patrol Service (on loan to U.S. Navy). Died 11 May 1942. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL Suffolk, United Kingdom

MILROY C

Lieutenant, Royal Navy

MUIR H

Riggers Mate R/JX 219480, H.M.S. Tonbridge, Royal Navy. Died 22 August 1941. Aged 36. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom

ROBSON L

Major, Royal Artillery

21 January 2005

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