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Compiled and copyright © Malcolm Davies 2008

The Weem war memorial takes the form of a wheeled cross with ornate facing on a tapering shaft, decorated, on a three-teir plinth i9nset into a surround of stones.

Photograph copyright © Malcolm Davies 2008

In grateful and everlasting remembrance of the boys from Weem
and Killiechassie who died for their King and Country in the Great
To Our Immortal Dead



Private 1701, 6th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Dull, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, enlisted Kingussie, Inverness-shire, resident Aberfeldy. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 15 B.



[Listed on War Memorial as Camerons] Private 701057, 43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Died 12th October 1916. Aged 28. Son of Duncan and Jane Cameron, of Upper Borlick, Killiechassie, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland. Born 5th April 1888 at Perth. Occupation on enlistment Farmer. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row D. Grave 138. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1411 - 54



Corporal, Scottish Horse - No other information currently available


John Henry

Private M/282439, No. 1 R.M.T.D., Royal Army Service Corps. Died in United Kingdom 24th January 1917. Born Perth, enlisted and resident Jedburgh. Son of Mrs. Galloway, of Aberfeldy; husband of the late Agnes Lottie Cochran. Buried in Chislehurst Cemetery, Kent. Grave 1677.



[Spelt McLeish on SDGW & CWGC] Private 266218, 1st/6th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action 27th July 1918 Aged 34. Born and enlisted Aberfeldy, Perth. Son of the late Robert and Margaret McLeish, of Aberfeldy, Perthshire. Buried in Marfaux British Cemetery, Marne, France. Plot VIII. Row J. Grave 5.



Private 59166, "D" Company, 17th Battalion, Royal Scots. Formerly 57502 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in action 29th September 1918 (SDGW states 30th September). Aged 18. Born Dull, Perth, enlisted Perth, resident Aberfeldy, Perthshire. Son of Alexander and Elisabeth Robertson, of Meadow Cottage, Boltachan, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. A Printer's apprentice. Buried in Zantvoorde British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row G. Grave 24.



Corporal 859517, 43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Died 26th October 1917. Aged 25. Son of David and Mary A. Macpherson Stewart, of Upper Borlick, Killiechassie, Aberfeldy, Scotland. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Born 12th January 1892 at Aberfeldy. Occupation on enlistment Farmer. Buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXXI. Row D. Grave 7. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9306 - 17

"Cha Do Thill Ach An Cliu"
Their Fame Alone Has Returned



Corporal 2754007, 2nd Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died between 28th and 29th May 1941. Aged 27. Son of Helen Drummond, of Aberfeldy, Perthshire. No known grave. Commemorated on Athens Memorial, Greece. Face 6.

Last updated 27 May, 2008

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