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Roll of Honour 1914-1919 (Army)

Gair - Gunn

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Gair Robert. S/3160. Pte. 8th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born Bower . Enlisted Dunblane. Killed in action 25/09/15 Hill 70, Loos. Parents; Bower.

Geddes Benj S. 241378. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home & Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Keiss. Died of wounds at 4 Gen Hosp, Camieres. 20/04/17 Arras. Parents; Keiss. Wife & Child 42 Breadalbane Ter, Wick.

Geddes Geo. 7894. L/Sgt. 1st Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 1st Bde, 1st Div. Born Mey. Home Thurso. Enlisted Glasgow. Cenotaph Canisbay. Killed in action 14/09/14. 28 yrs. Aisne. Parents; Andrew, White Cottage, Hill of May, Scarfskerry.

Geddes James Murray. 58234. Pte. Central Ontario Rgt. Canadians. Born Thurso. Home Canada. Enlisted Canada Aug 15. Killed in action 15/09/16 25-27 yrs. Flers-Courcelette, Somme. Parents; James & Flora Young, 3 Rotterdam St, Thurso. Buried London Cem & Extension (Longueval) III C 22.

Geddes Wm. 133568. Gnr. Royal Field Artillery. Born Home Wick. Wounded 1917. Killed in action 25/10/18. France & Flanders. Parents; Macarthuir St, Wick. Married 1917.

Georgeson Daniel H. (No number). Capt. 8th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 09/03/18 24 yrs. Somme Front. Parents; Milton House, Wick.

Georgeson Geo. S/8698. Pte. 8th (Service) Black Watch. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Thurso. Enlisted London. Died of wounds 09/07/16 21 yrs. Montauban, Somme. Parents; High St, Thurso.

Georgeson Geo*. S/40074. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Highlanders. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Achreamie. Enlisted Dingwall. Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 04/10/17 Broodseinde, Ypres. Wm & Jamesina. Spittal.

Georgeson Wm. (No number). 2/ Lt. 5th (City of Glasgow) Highland Light Infantry. TF. 157th Bde, 52nd (Lowland) Div. Cenotaph. Wick. Killed in action 03/04/18 27 yrs. Parents; Angus. 19 Breadalbane Ter, Wick. Pte-C/Sgt Sea 1914-Mar 17.

Georgeson Wm*. 7634. Grdmn. 1st Scots Guards. 1st Bde, 1st Div. Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 29/10/14 Gheluvelt, Ypres. Wm & Jamesina. Spittal. Regular soldier.

Gibson Geo. S/6587. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Died of wounds 09/12/16. Somme. Parents; High St, Wick. Wife & 1 Son. 21 Saltoun St, Wick.

Gibson James. S/7009. L/Cpl. 2nd Black Watch. 21st Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born Thurso. Enlisted Hamilton. Killed in action 09/08/16 Mesopotamia.

Glass Peter. 133569. Gnr. Royal Field Artillery. Born Marybourgh. Home & Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 10/08/17 31 yrs. France & Flanders. Parents; Peter, Thurso Rd, Wick.

Gordon Samuel. 10538. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Bower. Enlisted Bonar Bridge. Killed in action 04/10/17 Broodseinde, Ypres. Parents; Bower. Regular Soldier.

Gordon Wm. 17216. Grdmn. Scots Guards. Guards Div. Born Mid Clyth. Enlisted Edinburgh. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Died of wounds 13/03/18. St Quentin, 1st Somme. Parents; Alex. Mid Clyth. Wife Jessie. 16 Springvalley Ter, Wick.

Goudie Arnold James *. 12042. Pte. 4th (S Af Scottish). S African Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted South Africa. Cenotaph Olrig. Killed 24/03/18, 35 yrs. Bapaume, 1st Somme. Parents; Samuel Smith & Marion (Brown) Wick then Muirton, Blairgowrie.

Goudie Samuel H *. 225273. Sgt. 10th (Lovat's Scouts) Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. TF. 82nd Bde, 27th Div. Born Castletown. Home Dundee. Enlisted Edinburgh. Cenotaph Olrig. Died of wounds 07/12/16 Tumbitza Farm, Macedonia. Parents; Wick then Dundee. Formerly 5145 Lovat's Scout.

Gow Don *. 2445. L/Cpl. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Halkirk 1908. Cenotaph Bower. Died of wounds 14/11/16 Beaumont Hamel, Ancre Somme. Parents; Geo & Jessie, Bower. Adopted by Walter Fraser ?.

Gow Kenneth. Lt. DSC. US Army. Machine Gun Corps. Born Watten. Home & Enlisted United States. Killed in action 17/10/18 29 yrs. St Souplet America. GrandParents; Geo & Jean. Bilbster.

Gow Wm. S/2086. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Thurso. Enlisted Glasgow. Killed in action 25/09/15 Hohenzollern Redoubt, Loos. Parents; Bower.

Gow Wm *. 240513. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Bower 1913. Cenotaph Bower. Killed in action 10/04/18 Estaires, Lys. Parents; Geo & Jessie, Bower. Adopted by Walter Fraser ?.

Gowans James A. 73188. Bmdr. 131st Heavy Btty. Royal Garrison Artillery. XIII (H) Bde, 35th Div. Born, Home Ackergill. Enlisted Arbroath. Killed in action 25/08/17 38 yrs. Ypres. Parents; Ackergill. Wife & 1 Daughter, Ackergill Shore.

Grant Alex W. S/10959. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 23/11/17 34 yrs. Bourlon Wood, Cambrai. Parents; Alex, Harbour Quay, Wick.

Grant David H. S/2332. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Cenotaph Wick. Enlisted Fort George. Killed in action 14/11/17 20 yrs. Passchendale, Ypres. Parents; 16 East Banks, Wick.

Grant Don. 112319. Spr. 93rd Fld Coy. Royal Engineers. Born & Home Castletown. Enlisted Wick Aug 15. Cenotaph Olrig. Killed in action 14/08/18 22 yrs. GrandParents; Don, Younger's Buildings, Castletown.

Grant Geo. 267316. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Watten. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Killed in action 31/07/17 Pilckem Ridge, Ypres. Parents; Robert, Lingland, Clyth / Occumster.

Grant Robert. S/40766. Pte. 1st Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 1st Bde, 1st Div. Born Wick. Home Thurso. Enlisted Beauly. Killed in action 25/10/18 Selle, Picardy. Parents; Don, Wick. Formerly 6192 Lovat's Scouts.

Grant Robert *. 22428. Pte. 2nd Wellington Bn (NZ). 2nd NZ Bde, NZ Div. Home & Enlisted New Zealand. Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 31/07/17. La Basse-Ville, Messines. Parents; Geo, 38 Kinnaird St, Wick. Wife; Janet Edith Luisa, Wellington. Buried Messines Ridge.

Grant Thomas K A. S/4924. Sgt. 9th (Service) (Pioneers) Seaforth Hldrs. Pioneers, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Tongue. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Berriedale. Died of wounds 27/03/18 33 yrs. Ploegsteert Front. Parents; Wm, Braemore, Dunbeath. Died at No 105 Fld Amb Hosp, France.

Grant Wm. 4360. Pte. 9th (Hldrs) Royal Scots. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home Keiss. Enlisted Edinburgh. Killed in action 18/08/16 27 yrs. Somme. Parents; Wm, North Keiss.

Gray Henry *. 420987. Pte. 43rd (Cameron Hldrs) Canadians. 9th Can Bde, 3rd Can Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 26/10/17, 30 yrs. 2nd Passchendaele, Ypres. Parents; 10 Bridge St, Wick. Wife; Mary Matthew Gray, 657 Victor St, Winnipeg.

Gray Louis. S/26610. Pte. 1st Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 1st Bde, 1st Div. Born Dundee. Home Bellshill. Enlisted Glasgow. Cenotaph Thurso. Died of wounds 18/09/18 Epehy, Hindenburg Line. Parents; Thurso. Formerly 6165 Lovat's Scouts.

Gray R. Pte. Seaforth Hldrs. Cenotaph Wick.

Gray Thomas *. 202511. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Fort William. Killed in action 06/04/17 19 yrs. Somme. Parents; 10 Bridge St, Wick.

Greenfield Benjamin. (No number). Lt. Royal Field Artillery. Home Thurso. Died 28/11/18.

Gunn Alex. MM. 11275. Sgt. Otago Bn (NZ). 2nd NZ Bde, NZ Div. Born Lybster. Home & Enlisted New Zealand. Cenotaph Berriedale. Died 03/12/18 died from pleurisy. Parents; Wm, Braeval, Swiney, Lybster. Served Egypt 1916. Buried Christchurch (Sydenham) Cem D4 58.

Gunn Alex. S/4725. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Thurso. Enlisted Edinburgh. Died 24/06/16 France. (Mother-in-Law) Mrs Douglas, Riverside, Thurso.

Gunn Alex J. 200189. L/Sgt. 4th Gordon Highlanders. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Enlisted Halkirk. Killed in action 22/07/16 High Wood, Somme. Parents; Alex & Marg. Achalone, Halkirk. Formerly 1616 ?.

Gunn Benj. 12416. Pte. 3/6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. Reserve. Died from phemonia 23/10/15. Aberdeen Hospital. Parents; Alex, (Blacksmith) Louisburgh St, Wick.

Gunn Benj. 429028. Pte. 7th (1st British Columbia Rgt). 2nd Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Born Dunbeath. Home & Enlisted Canada. Wounded Jul 16. Died of wounds 26/09/16, 27 yrs. Thiepval Ridge, Somme. Parents; James, Dunbeath. Buried Warloy-Baillon Communial Cem IV B 7.

Gunn Daniel Elder. 44084. Pte. Machine Gun Corps. Born Strathmore, Shebster. Enlisted Thurso. Cenotaph Reay. Wounded 21/03/18. Died of wounds 26/03/18 19 yrs. France & Flanders. Parents; Angus & Mary (Macdonald), Brubster Farm, Shebster. Formerly 3206 Lovat=s Scouts.

Gunn Don. 4845. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born & Enlisted Thurso. Cenotaph Dunnet. Killed in action 14/11/16 29 yrs. Beaumont Hamel, Ancre Somme. Parents; Wm, Ness, Dunnet.

Gunn Don M. 4790. Pte. 3/5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. Reserve. Born, Home, Enlisted Thurso. Died 05/05/16 28 yrs. Died on service. Ripon Hosp. Parents; Hugh, Bardnaclavan, Halkirk & Newlands, Guise.

Gunn G. L/Cpl. Cenotaph Lybster. Parents; Lybster.

Gunn John. S/22779. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Watten. Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 21/06/18 29 yrs. Arras. Parents; Alex, Gersa, Watten.

Gunn John. S/24060. Pte. 8th (Service) Black Watch. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Thurso. Enlisted Fort George. Wounded at Cambrai Dec 1917. Died of wounds 10/04/18 19 yrs. Died at home, buried at Thurso. Parents; Sinclair & Elizabeth, Durness St, Thurso.

Gunn John. 25193. Pte. 2nd South Wales Borderers. 87th Bde, 29th Div. Born, Home Wick. Enlisted South Africa. Killed in action 01/07/16 Y Ravine, Albert, Somme. Parents; Geo, 17 Green Rd, Wick. Formerly 5072 Seaforth Hldrs.

Gunn Kenneth *. (No number). Lt. 1st Black Watch. 1st Bde, 1st Div. Killed in action 14/04/16. 27 yrs. Western Front. Parents; Marcus, formerly Achlipster, Westerdale. Formerly 3/ BW.

Gunn Marcus Sinclair (MC) *. (No number). Lt. 1st Black Watch. 1st Bde, 1st Div. Died of wounds 06/09/16. High Wood, Somme. Parents; Marcus, formerly Achlipster,Westerdale.

Gunn P. L/Cpl. Born Lybster. Parents; Lybster.

Gunn Peter. 3461. L/Cpl. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Edinburgh. Cenotaph Lybster. Killed in action 15/06/15 Givenchy. Parents; Robert, Post Office, Lybster.

Gunn Peter. S/9455. Pte. 9th (Service) (Pioneers) Seaforth Hldrs. Pioneers, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Died of wounds 06/06/17 France & Flanders. Parents; 102 High St, Wick.

Gunn Peter D. 202765. Pte. 4th Gordon Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 25/07/18 21 yrs. Tardenois, Marne. Parents; John, 17 Macrae St, Wick. (Killed in action 20/07/18 ?).

Gunn Wm. 255657. Spr. 10th Field Coy, Royal Can Engineers. 4th Canadian Div. Born Dunbeath. Home & Enlisted Canada. Died 01/11/18, 30 yrs. Home. Parents; John & Dolina Allan, Upper Achavrole, Dunbeath. Buried Latheron Cem.

 

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David Bews 1998

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