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AVIEMORE & ROTHIEMURCHUS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Marilyn None 2009

The memorial is located on the green between Grampian Road and Cairngorm Avenue. Aviemore, Badenoch and Strathspey, Highland. Itb takes the form of a relief of Celtic cross on wide but thin tapering shaft and base. The dedication is written in metal lettering on the front face of the cross. There are 28 names for World War 1 and 7 for World War 2.

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IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN AND WOMEN
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
THEIR COUNTRY
THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

ANDERSON William
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ASHER Charles
Private 201044, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died of wounds 25 July 1918. Aged 33. Born Dyke, Elginshire, resident Tomatin, Inverness-Shire, enlisted Inverness, Invernessshire. Husband of Jessie Asher, of The Temperance Hotel, Aviemore, Inverness-shire. Buried in VERBERIE FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY, Oise, France. Row C. Grave 219.
AUCHTERLONIE Anderson
Private S/40387, 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Killed in action 17 June 1917. Aged 21. Born Arbroath, Forfarshire, enlisted Aviemore, Inverness-shire. Son of Mrs. Auchterlonie. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 8 and 9.
CAMERON Robert
Private S/41834. 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died 6 March 1919. Aged 19. Son of James Cameron, of Coylum Bridge, Aviemore, Inverness-shire. Buried in LA LOUVIERE TOWN CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Row C. Grave 11.
CAMPBELL John
Private S/26343, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 11 April 1917. Aged 42. Born Duthil, Inverness-Shire, resident Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, enlisted Inverness, Inverness-Shire. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Campbell, of Spey Cottage, Aviemore, Inverness-shire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9.
DUNBAR George
Private 9567, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 22 December 1914. Aged 18. Born Nethybridge, Grantown, Morayshire, resident Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, enlisted Inverness, Inverness-Shire. Son of Charles and I. A. Dunbar, of 2, Delfaber Cottages, Aviemore, Inverness-shire. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41 and 42.
FERGUSON William
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FRASER Duncan [James]
Sergeant 95969, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 9 May 1915. Aged 21. Born Duthil, Inverness-Shire, resident Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, enlisted Inverness, Inverness-Shire. Son of Mrs. Jane Ann Dunbar Fraser, of 2 Delfaber Cottages, Aviemore, Inverness-shire. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41 and 42.
FRASER Finlay
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FRASER Hugh
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GANDY James
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GRANT James
Rifleman 372327, 1st/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment formerly 4913, London Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 30. Born Abernethy, Scotland, resident Aviemore, Scotland, enlisted Grantown-On-Spey. Son of Mrs. May Collie, of Coylum, Aviemore, Inverness-shire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 C and 9 D.
LAWRENCE John
Private 687556, 72nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed in action 1 May 1917. Aged 38. Born 17 August 1878. Son of J. S. and Jessie Douglas Lawrence, of Ballinloan, Aviemore, Invernessshire, Scotland. Enlisted 17 January 1916 at Kelowna, British Columbia, aged 37 years 5 months, Teamster by trade, height 5 feet 6 inches, chest weight 140 lbs, 33¾ inches, dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair, religious denomination Presbyterian. Embarked Canada 25 October 1916, disembarked England 31 October 1916.Arrived France 4 April 1917. Buried in LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY, VIMY, as de Calais, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 15. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5462 - 33
LORIMER John
Private 3602, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Aged 20. Resident Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, enlisted Rothiemurchus, Inverness-Shire. Son of Mr. John and Mrs. Lorimer, of Inverdruie Sawmills, Aviemore, Inverness-shire.No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 15 B.
McDONALD Murdo
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McDONALD Samuel
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MACKINTOSH Duncan
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MACKINTOSH Peter
Private S/22552, 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died of wounds 6 May 1917. Born Alvie, Inverness-Shire, resident Edinburgh, Midlothian, enlisted Inverness, Inverness-Shire. Son of Mr. N. M. Mackintosh, of Lynwill, Aviemore. Inverness-shire. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row K. Grave 42.
McGOOK John
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McINTOSH Alexander
[Spelt MACKINTOSH on SDGW & CWGC] Private 1451, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 18 May 1915. Born and resident Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, enlisted Kingussie, Inverness-Shire. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41 and 42.
McINTOSH Alexander
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McINTOSH Duncan
[Spelt MACKINTOSH on SDGW] Sergeant 691, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 1 October 1916. Born and resident Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, enlisted Kingussie, Inverness-Shire. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 119 to 124.
McINTOSH James
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McPHERSON Donald [Martin]
[Spelt MACPHERSON on CWGC] Private 23183, 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died of wounds in Salonika 5 October 1916. Aged 24. Born Inverness, Inverness-Shire, resident and enlisted Aviemore, Inverness-Shire. Son of Donald and Margaret Macpherson, of Woodbine, Aviemore, Inverness-shire. Buried in LAHANA MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot II. Row C. Grave 8.
McPHERSON William
Private S/40945, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 14 October 1917. Born Moy, Inverness-Shire, resident Aviemore, Invernes-Shire, enlisted Inverness, Inverness-Shire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9.
REID Donald
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ROSE Francis
Private S/40935, 1st/6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Born Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, enlisted Inverness. Buried in ATHIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Row H. Grave 14.
WORLD WAR II
1939-1945
BALFOUR Audrey [Margaret Craig]
Sister 206728, Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. Died 11 February 1944. Daughter of Archibald Craig Balfour, L.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., and Margaret Ellen Balfour, of Aviemore, Inverness-shire. S.R.N. No known grave. Commemorated on BROOKWOOD 1939-1945 MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 22. Column 1.
COLLIE Alexander
Lance Corporal 326148, Lovate Scouts. Died 20 January 1944. Aged 23. Son of William and Grace Dolina Collie, of Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland. Buried in JASPER MUNICIPALITY CEMETERY, Alberta, canada. Lot 235.
GRANT Angus [Ivor]

Lieutenant 85936, Lovate Scouts. Died 18 March 1942. Aged 21. Son of John Peter and Gertrude Margaret Grant, of Rothiemurchus, Inverness-shire. Buried in TORSHAVN CEMETERY, Faroe Islands. Grave 138.

MACDONALD James
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JACK Ian
Captain 137039, 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died 23 March 1944. Aged 35. Son of James and Jessie Jack, of Lanark; husband of Dorothy Jack, of Lanark. Buried in CASERTA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VII. Row C. Grave 16.
KENNEDY William [George Albert]
Sergeant 2929442, 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Died 13 June 1944. Aged 29. Son of William and Jessie Elizabeth Kennedy, of Aviemore, Inverness-shire; husband of Jessie Kennedy, of Aviemore. Buried in RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 12.
McLEOD Ronald
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