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KILBRANDON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2019

The Kibrandon War Memorial is to be found North of the old graveyard on the B8003 (Cuan Ferry Road) just south of the junction with the B844 for Easdale at Balvicar (Isle Of Seil), Argyll And Bute, Strathclyde, PA34 4RJ. it takes the form of a Latin cross surmounting a granite plinth, on a two-stepped base with a laurel wreath draped across the centre of the cross and inscription; the whole stands in a railed enclosure up a flight of steps from the road. There are 37 names listed for those who served in World War 1, two names of civilians (Mercantile Marine) who died in World War 1 and five names for World War 2. All names for World War 1 (39 names) have been sorted here into alphabetical order for ease fo reading and research. There are four sets of brothers who were klled and four cousins.

Photograph Copyright ©Iain McDougall 2012

PARISH
OF
KILBRANDON

IN MEMORY AND IN HONOUR
OF OUR GALLANT SONS, WHO
BEING FAITHFUL EVEN UNTO
DEATH, FOUGHT FOR RIGHT
AND FREEDOM IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914-1919
---------
"AN AINM BIDH BUAN
GU SUTHAIN SIOR"

BROWN Donald
Corporal, Machine Gun Corps.
BROWN John
Private, 1st/6th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders).
BRUCE John
Private, 9th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry
CAMERON Hugh
Private, 9th Battalion, Scottish Rifles
CAMERON, MM Sam
Sergeant, 8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.).
CAMPBELL Archibald
Private, 5th Battalion, Cameronians.
CAMPBELL John
Private, 9th Battalion, Scottish Rifles
CAMPBELL, OBE, MiD Neil
Second (Officer) Mate, H.M. Tug "Sonia," Mercantile Marine. Died 21 february 1919. Aged 29. Son of John and Julia MacKay Campbell, of 34, Easdale, Oban, Argyllshire. Awarded the Order of th british Empire (O.B.E.) and Mentioned iin Despatches (MiD). Buried in KILBRANDON OLD CHURCHYARD, Argyllshire.
CAMPBELL Robert
Private, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
CRAIG Peter
Farrier Major, Scottish Horse.
DEWAR John
Acting Sergeant 300385, 1st/8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in action 17 March 1917. Born Kilbrandon, Argyllshire. resident Glasgow, Lanarkshire, enlisted Dunoon, Argyllshire. No known grave. Commemorated at ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9.
DOUGLAS Archibald
Lance Corporal, London Scottish.
LIVINGSTON Alexander
[Listed as LIVINGSTONE on CWGC] Private S/17179, 10th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died of wounds in Salonika 7 March 1918. Aged 31. Born Kilbrandon, Argyllshire, enlisted Oban, Argyllshire. Son of John and Ann McGillivray Livingstone, of 1, New Buildings, Balvicar, Oban. Enlisted in 5th Scottish Horse. Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Section D. Grave 633.
LIVINGSTON Donald
Corporal, 5th Battalion, G.M.R.
LIVINGSTON John
Private, Candian Expeditionary Force.
LIVINGSTON John
Private S/17485, 1st/5th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died 10 July 1918. Son of the late Duncan and Collina Livingstone. Buried in KILBRANDON OLD CHURCHYARD, Argyllshire.
LIVINGSTON Kenneth
Pioneer, 51st H.D. Signals.
LIVINGSTONE John
Private, London Scottish.
MACCOLL R S
Private, A.E.F.
MACDIARMID A
Sergeant, Machine Gun Corps
MACDONALD Archibald
Lance Corporal, Canadian Expeditionary Force.
MACDOUGALL Archibald
Private, 5th Battalion, Rfls.
MACDOUGALL Donald
Warrant Officer, Mercantile Marine.
MACDOUGALL Peter
Private, 2nd Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.
MACDOUGALL R S
Private, Royal Scots.
MACFAYDEN Peter
Deck Hand, Royal Naval Reserve.
MACINNES Allan
[Listed as MCINNES on CWGC] Lance Corporal 16373, 7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died on service 26 September 1915. Aged 21. Born Duror, Argyllshire, resident Kilbrandon, Oban, enlisted Glasgow. Son of Donald and Mary McInnes, of Torloisk, Salen Aros, Mull, Argyllshire. No known grave. Commemorated at LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 46 to 49.
MACINNES Archibald
Corporal, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders).
MACINNES Edward
Lance Corporal. 7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.
MACINNES James
Private, Canadian Expeditionary Force.
MACINTYRE John
Captain, Mercantile Marine.
MACINTYRE P
Lieutenant, Botha's Horse.
MACKAY Donald
Corporal, 11th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.
MACKAY Donald B
Private, 5th Battalion, Cameronians.
MACLEAN Hugh

[Spelt MCLEAN on CWGC] Private 26/601, 4th/3rd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Died 6 July 1917. Aged 40. Son of the late Malcolm and Elizabeth McLean. Buried in KILBRANDON OLD CHURCHYARD, Argyllshire.

MAY Archibald
Corporal, 10th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.
MAY David
Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery.
MILLER George
Seaman, Royal Naval Reserve.
NEWTON James
Private, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.

2ND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945

MCCALLUM Andrew
Private 2980798, 8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died 21 April 1946. Aged 42. Son of Andrew McCallum, and of Janet McCallum (nee Wallace), of Glasgow; husband of Sadie Pinkerton McCallum (nee Connelly), of Glasgow. His brother Gerald also died on service (see below). Buried at GLASGOW (CRAIGTON) CEMETERY, Glasgow. Section B.B. Grave 586.
MCCALLUM Gerald D
Private 2980481, 2nd Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 11 June 1943. Aged 37. Son of Andrew McCallum, and of Janet McCallum (nee Wallace), of Glasgow. His brother Andrew also died on service (see above). Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Grave lost. Special memorial Plot 9. Row M. Grave 4.
MCINNES Archibald aka Archie
[Listed as MACINNES on CWGC] Rifleman 14382689, 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 26 June 1944. Aged 20. Son of Duncan and Mary MacInnes, of Glenlonan, Argyllshire. Buried in ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 9.
MCQUEEN Duncan John
[Listed as MACQUEEN on CWGC, 2nd Battalion on memorial] Private 2980486, 8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died between 5 and 12 June 1940. Aged 23. Son of John and Margaret MacQueen. Buried in FRIVILLE-ESCARBOTIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave 8.
MUNRO Donald Pugh
[Listed as 2nd Battalion on memorial] Lieutenant 288341, 6th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 26 June 1944. Aged 26. Son of Dugald and Margaret Munro; husband of Helen Cameron Munro, of Dumbarton. Buried in ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France. Plot XIII. Row A. Grave 10.
NOT ON MEMORIAL BUT BURIED IN THE CHURCHYARD
MORTON Neil McDougall Chief Officer, S.S. "Belgian Prince." (Newcastle), Mercantile Marine. Died 31 July 1917. Aged 27. Born at Durham. Husband of Jane Morton, of 15, Beechwood St, Sunderland. Buried in KILBRANDON OLD CHURCHYARD, Argyllshire.

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