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Roll of Honour 1914-1919 (Army)

Sandison - Swanson

* is brother of.

Sandison Geo. 267319. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Edinburgh. Killed in action 09/04/17 1st Scarpe, Arras.

Scott Alex B. 201616. Pte. 4/5th (Dundee) Black Watch TF. 118th Bde, 39th Div. Born & Enlisted Perth. Died of wounds 25/03/18. Somme Crossing, 1st Somme. Sister. Wick.

Shearer David W. 420796. Pte. 72nd Seaforth Hldrs of Can. 12th Can Bde, 4th Can Div. Cenotaph Halkirk. Died of wounds in hospital 24/12/20. Parents; David & Barbara. Spittal.

Shearer James. S/2268. Pte. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Enlisted Wick. Died of wounds 14/03/17. 19 yrs. Mushahida, Mesopotamia. Parents; Wm, 10 Girnigoe St, Wick.

Shearer Lachlan Waters. 253090. Pte. 10th (Canadians). 2nd Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Born Reay. Home Thurso. Enlisted Canada. Cenotaph Reay & Thurso. Killed in action 28/04/17, 33 yrs. Arleux, Arras. Parents; John, Grove Lane, Thurso. Formerly 209th (Alberta Rgt).

Shearer Malcolm. 240661. Sgt. MSM. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 28/07/18 Tardenois, Marne. Parents; Geo, 21 Willowbank, Wick.

Shearer Thomas. 203293. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Highlanders. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 02/09/17 20 yrs. Ypres. Parents; Don Williamina. Banniskirk, Halkirk.

Simpson Alex. 39107. Rflmn. 3rd Bn, 3rd New Zealand Rfl Bde, NZ Div. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Killed in action 28/06/17. 43 yrs. Messines Front. Parents; Alex & Margt. Mid-Clyth. Wife; M, Spreydon, Christchurch, NZ.

Simpson Alex H *. 241172. Sgt. MM. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Wick. Died of wounds 23/12/17. 22 yrs. Cambrai. Parents; James, 10 Kirkhill, Wick.

Simpson David B *. S/41100. Pte. 8th/10th (Service) Gordon Hldrs. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Forres. Killed in action 26/08/17. 19 yrs. Ypres. Parents; James, 10 Kirkhill, Wick.

Simpson James. 835. Cpl. 3rd Australian Lt Mort Btry. 3rd Australian Div. Born Glasgow. Home Australia. Enlisted Bellevue, WA, Aug 14. Cenotaph Bower. Wounded Jul 16. Died of wounds at Chatham Mil Hosp 26/07/16. 26 yrs. Parents; Alex & Elizabeth, Brabsterdorran, Bower. Buried at Bower 31/07/16.

Simpson John M *. 267404. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Edinburgh. Died of wounds 14/04/17. 26 yrs. Arras. Parents; James, 10 Kirkhill, Wick.

Simpson Robert. Sgt. US Army Field Arty. Home & Enlisted United States. Cenotaph Dunnet. Parents; America.

Sinclair Alex. 1301. L/Cpl. 19th (New South Wales) Australian IF. 5th Aust Bde, 2nd Aust Div. Born Reay. Home & Enlisted Scarbrough, NSW. Killed in action 14/11/16. 33 yrs. Western Front. Parents; Parents; Robert & Margt (Miller), Brackside, Reay.

Sinclair Alex. S/12990. Pte. 3rd (Reserve) Seaforth Hldrs. Reserve. Enlisted Thurso. Died from Spotted fever at home. 15/03/18. 20 yrs. Parents; Wm, Thurso. Formerly 8/ Sea. Buried at Thurso.

Sinclair Alex. 6867. Pte. Australian IF. Home Enlisted Australia. Cenotaph Halkirk. Died from illness contracted on service 24/07/21. Parents; Alex & Barbara. George St, Halkirk.

Sinclair Alex G. S/22704. Pte. 5th (Buchan & Formartin) Gordon Hldrs. TF. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born, Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 10/10/18. 19 yrs. Cambrai. Parents; James, Huddart St, Wick.

Sinclair Alfred H. 2962. Cpl. MSM. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 15/06/15. 22 yrs. Givenchy. Parents; Alex, 10 Bridge St, Wick.

Sinclair Andrew Bremner *. (No number). 2/ Lt. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Corsback. Cenotaph Thurso. Killed in action 10/12/17. 22 yrs. Tardenois, Marne. Parents; Capt, Scrabster & George St, Thurso. Brother Wm B lost in RN.

Sinclair Archibald. S/10810. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph. Dunbeath. Killed in action 10/04/18. 29 yrs. Estaires, Lys. Parents; Archibald & Margt. Knockally, Dunbeath.

Sinclair Arthur. 267305. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Lyth. Enlisted Castletown. Cenotaph Bower. Killed in action 23/11/17 Bourlon Wood, Cambrai. Parents; John, Old Schoolhouse, Bower.

Sinclair Charles. 350985. Pte. 9th (Hldrs) Royal Scots. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Tarbert. Home Thurso. Enlisted Edinburgh. Killed in action 19/04/17 Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Robert, Duncan St, Thurso.

Sinclair D G. 24302. L/Sgt. 13th (Royal Hldrs) Canadians. 3rd Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Home & Enlisted Canada. Cenotaph Wick. 13/06/16. Mount Sorrel. Parents; Wick. Buried Hooge Crater Cem.

Sinclair David. 231163. Pte. 31st (Alberta). 6th Can Bde, 2nd Can Div. Born Mey. Home Enlisted Canada. Cenotaph Canisbay. Wounded 1917. Killed in action 09/08/18. 30 yrs. Demuir, Amiens. Parents; Geo & Eliz (Thompson), East Mey. Brother killed in Boer War 1900. Buried Caix Brit Cem II A 15.

Sinclair David B. 240774. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Dunbeath. Killed in action 13/05/17. 21 yrs. Roeux, Arras. Parents; David, Bulno, Dunbeath.

Sinclair Don. 154361. Pte. Pioneers. Canadians. Born Dunbeath. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 26/09/16. 24 yrs. Thiepval Ridge, Somme. Parents; Geo, Balnatink, Dunbeath. Buried Sunken Road Cem I E 9.

Sinclair Don. 192957. Pte. 13th (Royal Hldrs), 3rd Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Born East Clyth. Home & Enlisted Canada. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Killed in action 29/11/16, 32 yrs. Somme Front. Parents; Wm & Anna, Bulrynie, East Clyth. Josephine Beatrice M, 21 McGill St, Toronto.

Sinclair Geo. 23724. Pte. Royal Defence Corps. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Died at home 22/12/16. Parents; 45 Grant St, Wick. Formerly 4061 1st Seaforth Hldrs.

Sinclair Geo M. S/12604. Pte. 8th (Service) Seaforth Highlanders. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born Cenotaph Halkirk. Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 15/09/16 Flers-Courcelette, Somme. Hector Mackay & Eliz. Roadside, Spittal.

Sinclair James. 267297. Cpl. MM. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Highlanders. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Home Enlisted Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 26/03/18 32 yrs. Bapaume, 1st Somme. Parents; Alex & Barbara. George St, Halkirk. Wife Anne, Camilla St, Halkirk.

Sinclair James. 2938. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Olrig. Enlisted Castletown. Killed in action 16/12/16 Somme. Parents; Olrig.

Sinclair John. S/8542. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Kildonan. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Lybster. Killed in action 09/04/17. 25 yrs. 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Alex, Lybster. Wife; Bessie & 1 child, Main St, Lybster.

Sinclair John. Pte. Cenotaph Latheron.

Sinclair John. 300116. Pte. Royal Army Medical Corps. Born, Enlisted, Home Wick. Killed in action 24/04/17. 20 yrs. Fampoux. Parents; Alex, 24 Northcote St, Wick.

Sinclair John. S/12121. Pte. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born Canisbay. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Canisbay & Stroma. Died from fever Mesopotamia. 28/01/17. Parents; Old Post Office, Stroma.

Sinclair John *. 267295. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Highlanders. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Home Enlisted Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 16/05/17 34 yrs. Scarpe, Arras. Parents; John & Mary. George St, Halkirk. Killed in action Apl 1917 ?.

Sinclair John A. 202690. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Bower. Killed in action 04/10/17 Broobseinde, Ypres. Parents; John & Henrietta.

Sinclair John G. S/4783. Pte. 9th (Service) (Pioneers) Seaforth Hldrs. Pioneers, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born & Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Thrumster. Killed in action 20/04/17. 19 yrs. Arras. Parents; Don, Longgreens, Thrumster.

Sinclair John Geo M. 144114. Dvr. Royal Field Artillery. Born Dunbeath. Enlisted Hamilton. Home Glasgow. Killed in action 20/03/17. 19 yrs. France & Flanders. Parents; James, Portormin Dunbeath then Moosejaw, Can.

Sinclair John S. 267303. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Highlanders. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Home Enlisted Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 22/07/18 Tardenois, Marne. Parents; Alex & Johan. Woodcote House, Bridge St, Halkirk. Sister; Ada, 32 Barrack St, Thurso.

Sinclair Joseph R. 3690. Pte. 4th (S Af Scottish). S African Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Thurso. Home & Enlisted South Africa. Killed in action 18/07/16. 33 yrs. Longueval, Delville Wood, Somme. Parents; Don & Jane (Ross) Rose St, Thurso.

Sinclair Neil. 2701. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Highlanders. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Halkirk. Enlisted Bower. Cenotaph Halkirk / Bower. Killed in action 13/11/16 Beaumont Hamel, Ancre Somme. Parents; Don & Jessie. Lochside, Calder.

Sinclair Neil F. 603. RSM. Pincess Patricia=s Can LI. 7th Can Bde, 3rd Can Div. Died from phthisis contracted on service 22/09/17, 27 yrs at Frank, Alberta. Parents; Neil & Mary. Houstry, Latheron & Carrbridge. Buried Blairmore Union Cem.

Sinclair Robert C. S/40919. Cpl. 1st Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 1st Bde, 1st Div. Home Watten. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 03/10/18 St Quentin Canal, Hindenburg Line. Parents; Annie (Watt ?), Roadside, Spittal / Mybster. Formerly 6456 Lovat's Scouts.

Sinclair Robert M. 241892. Pte. 8th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Home Latheron. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Dunbeath. Died of wounds 22/08/17. 27 yrs. Zevenkote, Ypres. Parents; John & Helen. Latheron.

Sinclair Robert S. Sgt. Royal Scots. Died of wounds 1914 Mons. Parents; Hugh, Carr Bridge.

Sinclair Wm. 198393. Pte. 46th (South Saskatchewan). 10th Can Bde, 4th Can Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 11/11/16, 38 yrs. Ancre Heights, Somme. Parents; John & Marjorie, 18 Wellington St, Wick.

Sinclair Walter B G *. 1569. Pte. 31st (Queensland & Victoria) Australian IF. 8th Aust Bde, 5th Aust Div. Born Halkirk. Home & Enlisted Australia. Killed in action 20/07/16 20 yrs. Fromelles, Somme. Parents; John & Mary. George St, Halkirk.

Sinclair Wm. 12251. Pte. 6th (Service) Royal Scots Fusiliers. 27th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Reay. Home Thurso. Enlisted Kilmarnock. Died 26/09/15 Hohenzollern Redoubt, Loos ?. Parents; Shebster, Reay.

Sinclair Wm. S/8573. Pte. 1st Seaforth Highlanders. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born Halkirk. Enlisted Thurso. Cenotaph Ackergill / Halkirk. Killed in action 20/06/16 Sannaiyat Front, Mesopotamia. Parents; John & Ann. Winless, Wick.

Skinner David. 23155. L/Cpl. 13th (Service) Roylal Fusiliers. 111th Bde, 37th Div. Born Wick. Enlisted & Home Abderdeen. Killed in action 11/04/17, 22 yrs. Monchy le Preux, 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Alex, Telford St, Wick. On the Cenotaph as RSF.

Skinner Wm. 240051. Sgt. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Lochinver. Killed in action 16/05/17 Roeux, Arras. Wife; Wick.

Small Alex. 7096. Pte. 2nd Kings Own Scottish Borderers. 13th Bde, 5th Div. Born, Home Wick. Enlisted Berwick. Killed in action 13/06/15. 31 yrs. Ypres Fornt. Parents; David, Macrae St, Wick.

Smart A. Pte Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Cenotaph Wick.

Smith James F. 54322. Pte. 12th (Service) Highland Light Infantry. 106th Bde, 35th (Ulster) Div. Born Peterhead. Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 30/10/18. 20 yrs. Died of wounds. Parents; Wm, Coronation St, Wick. James M ?.

Soutar Alistair Henderson *. (No number). A/ Maj. MC. 98th Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Born, Home Thurso. Died of wounds 28/05/18 France & Flanders. Parents; Rev Alex, Thurso.

Soutar Frank Henderson E *. (No number). 2/ Lt. 2nd Black Watch. 21st Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Cenotaph Thurso. Killed in action 21/01/16 1st Hanna, Mesopotamia. Parents; Rev Alex, Thurso.

Stalker Robert Macallan. (No number). Lt. Royal Flying Corps. Born & Home Aukengill. Cenotaph Canisbay. Killed in action 08/09/16. 25 yrs. Le Barque, Bapaume. Parents; Geo & Charlotte, The Schoolhouse, Auckengill. Attached to RFC 1916. Formerly 5th Seaforth Hldrs.

Steven Benj. 267559. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Bower. Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 09/04/17 1st Scarpe, Arras. Wife; 46 Henrietta St, Wick.

Steven Don. S/10510. Pte. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Lybster. Killed in action 05/11/17 Daur, Mesopotamia.

Steven James. 3657. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Watten. Killed in action 14/11/16 Beaumont Hamel, Somme. Parents; Wm, Blacklass, Watten.

Steven John. 442197. Pte. 7th (1st British Columbia). 2nd Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Born Castletown. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 05/05/16. Mount Sorrel. Buried Chester Farm Cem II D 5.

Stevens John London. DM2/164454. Pte. Army Service Corps. Born Kilmarnock. Enlisted Rutherglen. Home Reay. Died of wounds 21/10/17. France & Flanders. Parents; Reay.

Stevenson Wm. S/22884. Pte. 6th (Service) Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 45th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted Daviot. Died of wounds 27/03/17 Bapaume, 1st Somme.

Stewart A E. Pte. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died on Service.

Stewart Don. 204665. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Nairn. Died of wounds 19/08/18 Hoegenacker Ridge.

Stewart J. Pte. Northumberland Fusiliers. Home Wick.

Stewart James. 12466. CSM. DCM. 6th (Service) Kings Own Scottish Borderers. 27th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Connelferry. Home & Enlisted Selkirk. Killed in action 21/10/16 Butte de Warlencourt, Somme. Sister: Mrs Davidson, Dale Cottage, Halkirk.

Stewart Robert A. 192395. Pte. 42nd (Royal Hldrs). 7th Can Bde, 3rd Can Div. Born Lybster. Home & Enlisted Canada. Cenotaph Latheron. Killed in action 02/11/17. 34 yrs. 2nd Passchendaele, Ypres. Parents; Alex, Roadside, Forse, Latheron.

Stewart Roderick. 74239. Pte. 1st Canterbury (NZ). 1st NZ Bde, NZ Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted New Zealand. Died of wounds 27/10/18. 21 yrs. Selle. Parents; Roderick & Christina, 3 George St, Ponsonby, NZ. Formerly Gnr. 37th Arty New Zealand RA ?.

Stewart Wm David. 488410. Pte. Royal Can Rgt. 7th Can Bde, 3rd Can Div. Born Georgetown, Colorado, USA. Home Wick. Enlisted Canada 1915. Killed in action 31/10/17. 17-20 yrs. 2nd Passchendaele. Parents; Wm David & Susan A (Cairns) Lybster & Caledonian Hotel, Wick & Londonderry, Nova Scotia. Volunteered from a Training-Sgt to Pte, to go to a front line Bn. (This information could be wrong).

Stocks Michael Geo. (No number). Lt. 2nd Grenadier Guards. 20th Bde, 7th Div. Home Latheronwheel. Cenotaph Latheron. Killed in action 10/11/14 Ypres. Grandparents; Latheronwheel. Heir to Granfathers estate.

Stuart Don. S/6682. L/Cpl. 8th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born Croy. Enlisted Nairn. Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 27/08/17 near Zevenkote, Ypres.

Sutherland Alex. 18473. Pte. 5th (City of Glasgow) Highland Light Infantry. TF. 157th Bde, 52nd (Lowland) Div. Born & Enlisted Glasgow. Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 30/11/17 Palestine. Parents; Alex, Wick then 108 North Hanover St, Glasgow.

Sutherland Alex. 18929. Pte. 16th (Service) (2nd Glasgow) Royal Scots. 101st Bde, 34th Div. Born Glasgow. Home Latheronwheel. Enlisted Edinburgh. Cenotaph Latheron. Killed in action 04/08/16 Pozieres Ridge, Somme. Parents; James, Lower Village, Latheronwheel.

Sutherland Alex D. 8999. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Reay. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Watten. Killed in action 25/04/15 St Julien, Ypres. Parents; Williamina, South Dunn, Old Hall, Watten, then Tomb Cottage.

Sutherland Alex Y *. S/18987. Pte. 11th (Service) Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. 45th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born, Home Lybster. Enlisted Glasgow. Died of wounds 09/12/17. 34 yrs. Ypres Front. Parents; John, Lybster.

Sutherland Andrew. 9736. Pte. 2nd Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. 19th Bde (Various Div=s). Enlisted Stirling. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Died at Home 19/05/20.

Sutherland Angus. S/40682. L/Cpl. 4th (Reserve) Gordon Hldrs. Cenotaph Latheron. Died at Scot Gen Hosp, Edinburgh 11/11/18. 22 yrs. Parents; Colin & Georgina. Smerral, Letheronwheel and Landhallow, Latheron. Formerly 7th Gordons TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div.

Sutherland Benj. 10004. Cpl. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Killed in action 07/11/14 Neuvechapelle.

Sutherland Benj *. S/7159. L/Cpl. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born, Home & Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Watten. Killed in action 01/07/16 Albert, Somme. Parents; James, Springfield, Halkirk / Newton.

Sutherland Charles. S/5426. Sgt. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Watten. Enlisted Whiteinch. Cenotaph Thrumster. Killed in action 12/07/16. 34 yrs. Albert, Somme. Parents; Robert, Blachill, Thrumster.

Sutherland Daniel. 240728. Pte. MM. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Ackergill. Killed in action 22/09/17 Menin Road, Ypres. Parents; Killimster.

Sutherland David. 240522. Pip-Maj. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Cenotaph Wick, Keiss & Bower. Died from shell shock at home. 07/10/18. 43 yrs. Parents; Keiss & Annfield Croft, Bradsterdorran, Bower. Wife; Isabella 7 Manse Pl, Inverness. Buried at Bower.

Sutherland David. 202518. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Fort George. Cenotaph Berriedale & Dunbeath. Killed in action 10/04/17. 19 yrs. 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; John, Clashbuoy, Braemore, Dunbeath.

Sutherland David. 21608. Sgt. Machine Gun Corps. Born & Home Mid Clyth. Enlisted Lybster. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Died of wounds at a casualty clearing station 08/05/18. 23 yrs. France & Flanders. Parents; Andrew, New Road, Mid Clyth. Formerly 2757 Seaforth Hldrs.

Sutherland David. 2943. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born & Home Achreamie. Enlisted Reay. Killed in action 16/05/16. 19 yrs. Roclincourt, Arras. Sinclair & Willimina R, Achreamie, Reay.

Sutherland David. 204234. L/Cpl. MM. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Olrig. Enlisted Wick. Died of wounds at Boulonge Hosp. 31/08/18. Parents; Geo, Tain, Olrig.

Sutherland David *. S/12821. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Glasgow. Cenotaph Lybster.Killed in action 12/10/16. 36 yrs. Transloy Ridge, Somme. Parents; John, Lybster. Killed in action 08/10/17 ?

Sutherland David *. 13085. Grdmn. Scots Guards. Guards Div. Born, Enlisted &Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 25/09/16. 21 yrs. Capture of Lesboeufs, Morval, Somme. Parents; Alex, 47 Willowbank, Wick.

Sutherland Don. S/26468. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Thurso. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Bower. Died of wounds 25/03/18 St Quentin, 1st Somme.

Sutherland Don. Black Watch. Parents; Bower.

Sutherland Don. 200531. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Avoch. Enlisted Dingwall. Killed in action 21/03/18 St Quentine, 1st Somme. Parents; Wm, Stemster. Formerly Black Watch ?.

Sutherland Don *. 3751. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Dunbeath. Cenotaph Berriedale. Died of wounds 21/04/16. 24 yrs. Vimy Ridge, Arras. Parents; James, Shoreside, Berriedale.

Sutherland Don *. 6193. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Dunbeath. Killed in action 14/11/16 Beaumont Hamel, Ancre Somme. Parents; Don, Burnside, Knockally, Dunbeath.

Sutherland Don B *. Sgt. 60th (Victoria Rifles) Canadians. 9th Can Bde, 3rd Can Div. Born Halkirk. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 31/10/16 Ancre Heights, Somme. Parents; Bridge St, Halkirk.

Sutherland Don R *. 3959. Pte. 3/1st Lovat's Scouts.TF. Born Latheron. Home Braemore. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Berriedale & Dunbeath. Died Inverness Hosp 23/02/17. 20 yrs. Parents; John, Achnahairsh, Braemore. Buried at Braemore.

Sutherland Ebenezer. 267494. Pte. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Castletown. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Killed in action 09/04/17 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Andrew, Bardintulloch, Occumster.

Sutherland Edward J*. 240501. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Highlanders. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Home Enlisted Cenotaph Halkirk. Died of wounds 25/11/17 19 yrs. Cambrai. James & Robina. Bridge St, Halkirk.

Sutherland Frank. S/6866. Pte. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 21/04/17 Istabulat, Mesopotamia.

Sutherland Geo. S/20755. Pte. 5th (Renfrewshire) Argyll & Sutherland Hldrs. TF. 157th Bde, 52nd (Lowland) Div. Born Wick. Home Aberdeen. Enlisted British Guiana. Killed in action 17/06/18 Vimy Front.

Sutherland Geo A. S/40384. Pte. 1st Gordon Hldrs. 76th Bde, 3rd Div. Born Dunnet. Enlisted Lerwick. Killed in action 14/06/17. 31 yrs. Arras Front.

Sutherland Geo G. 204381. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Dunbeath. Died of wounds 23/09/17. 22 yrs. Menin Road, Ypres. Parents; Robert, Upper Lappan, Dunbeath.

Sutherland Geo O *. 567. Pte. 31st (Queensland & Victoria) Australian IF. 8th Aust Bde, 5th Aust Div. Born Cenotaph Halkirk. Home Australia Aug 14. Enlisted Australia. Killed in action 18/07/16 20 yrs. Fromelles, Somme. Parents; Alex & Barbera. Heatherly Cottage, Halkirk.

Sutherland Harry. 51098. Pte. Army Medical Corps Canadians. Born Dunbeath. Home & Enlisted Canada. Cenotaph Dunbeath. Killed in action 27/06/18. 26 yrs. Hosp Ship "Llandovery Castle" torp by U-boat. 116m W from Fastnet. Parents; Robert, Castlehill, Dunbeath.

Sutherland Hector Daniel Louttit. 5095. Pte. 24th (Victoria) Australian IF. 6th Aust Bde, 2nd Aust Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted Melbourne. Killed in action 04/10/17 Broodseinde, Ypres. Parents; Alex, Dempster St, Wick.

Sutherland Hugh. 240548. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 09/04/17 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Thomas, Barons Well, 36 Willowbank, Wick.

Sutherland Jack. Pte. Seaforth Hldrs. Parents; Olrig.

Sutherland James. S/12416. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Edinburgh. Cenotaph Thrumster. Died of wounds 09/11/18 Courtrai. Parents; Dunnet.

Sutherland James. Pte. Seaforth Hldrs. Cenotaph Dunnet.

Sutherland James. 7543. Pte. 5th Royal Scots Fusiliers. TF. 155th Bde, 52nd (Lowland) Div. Cenotaph Wick. Died of dysentery at Malta 21/11/15. Fought at Gallipoli. Brother: 29 Macrae St, Wick.

Sutherland James. S/16376. Pte. 1st Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 1st Bde, 1st Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted Leith. Killed in action 18/09/18 Ephy, Hindenburgh Line.

Sutherland James. 202703. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Forres. Died at home 21/06/20. 27 yrs. Parents; Wm & Elizabeth.

Sutherland James. L/Cpl. Seaforth Hldrs. Cenotaph Watten.

Sutherland James. 3698. Pte. 2/5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. Disbanded. Cenotaph Berriedale. Died on service at home 18/10/16. 19 yrs. Parents; Hugh & Jessie Bainm, Lower Newport, Berriedale.

Sutherland James *. S/7427. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Highlanders. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Edinburgh. Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 28/03/18 41 yrs. 1st Arras, 1st Somme. Parents; James, Springfield, Halkirk / Newton. Wife Bella, 9 Robertson Av, Edinburgh.

Sutherland James *. S/10493. Pte. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born Halkirk. Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 21/04/17. 22 yrs. Istabulat, Mesopotamia. Parents; John, Backies, Thurso.

Sutherland James *. 267336. L/Cpl. 6th (Morayshire) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Dunbeath. Killed in action 09/04/17. 21 yrs. 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Don, Burnside, Knockally, Dunbeath.

Sutherland James *. Pte. MEM. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Cenotaph Ackergill. Died from Pneumonia 28/11/18. Parents; Wm, Milton.

Sutherland James D. 159314. Spr. No 1 Spec Coy. Royal Engineers. Born Lybster. Enlisted Glasgow. Home Kilmarnock. Died of wounds 02/12/17. 23 yrs. France & Flanders. Parents; Hector, Skaill, Lybster. Formerly S/8970 A&SH.

Sutherland James H. 14797. Grdmn. 1st Scots Guards. 2nd Grds Bde, Grds Div. Cenotaph Halkirk. Died of wounds 31/07/17 Pilckem Ridge, Ypres. James & Eliz. Buolintogle, Scotscalder.

Sutherland James M. 63832. L/Cpl. 15th (48th Hldrs). 3rd Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Born Lybster. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 26/09/16, 30 yrs. Dyke Road, Thiepval, Somme. Parents; Margaret, Upper Lybster. Buried Courcelette Brit Cem VIII A 2.

Sutherland James Ross *. 8/4229. Cpl. 2nd Otago Bn. 2nd NZ Bde, NZ Div. Born Braemore. Home & Enlisted New Zealand. Cenotaph Dunbeath & Berriedale. Killed in action 15/12/17. 29 yrs. Ypres Front. Parents; John & Ellen (Ross), Achnahairsh, Braemore.

Sutherland James W. S/40902. Pte. 5th (Service) Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born & Home Latheron. Enlisted Dunbeath. Died of wounds 21/03/18 St Quentin, 1st Somme. Parents; Wm, Dunbeath. Formerly 5039 Lovat's Scouts.

Sutherland John. 8228. Sgt. 2nd Highland Light Infantry. 5th Bde, 2nd Div. Born Wick. Home Edinburgh. Enlisted Hamilton. Killed in action 12/11/14 Nonne Bosschen, Ypres.

Sutherland John. Pte. Seaforth Hldrs. Cenotaph Olrig & Dunnet.

Sutherland John. 1275. Pte. 1st Highland Light Infantry. 87th Bde, 29th Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Glasgow. Killed in action 17/05/15 Karithia, Helles, Gallipoli.

Sutherland John. 240897. Cpl. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Highlanders. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Thurso. Cenotaph Halkirk. Killed in action 23/07/18 Tardenois, Marne. Alex & Ellen. Bachour, Halkirk.

Sutherland John. 331489. Sgt. 9th (Glasgow Highland) Highland Light Infantry. TF. 100th Bde, 33rd Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Glasgow. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Died of wounds at 7th Can Gen Hosp, Etaples after having his right arm amputated 30/04/18. 33 yrs. Parents; David, Ulbster.

Sutherland John. L/Cpl. Seaforth Hldrs. Cenotaph Dunnet.

Sutherland John McKay. 9928. Gdmn. 2nd Scots Guards. 20th Bde, 7th Div. Born Wick. Enlisted Glasgow. Killed in action 18/12/14. Rouges Bancs - Well Farm. Parents; James,Lybster & 4 Dudley Drv, Glasgow.

Sutherland John *. 3066. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Castletown. Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 19/07/15. 21 yrs. Parents; John Coghill, Alexandra Pl & Shorelands, Wick. Adopted *.

Sutherland John B *. 241238. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Ackergill. Killed in action 20/11/17 Cambrai. Parents; Wm, Milton.

Sutherland John D G *. 4772. Pte. Australian IF. Born Cenotaph Halkirk. Home Enlisted Australia. Killed in action 14/12/16 35 yrs. Somme Front. Parents; Alex & Barbera. Heatherly Cottage, Halkirk.

Sutherland John G. Canadians. Born Halkirk. Died from gas poisoning May 15. Parents; Robert & Eliz (McBeath). Sordale, Halkirk. Buried Vancouver.

Sutherland. John M. S/40906. L/Cpl. 4th Gordon Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Dunbeath. Killed in action 29/08/18. 33 yrs. Scarpe, 2nd Arras. Parents; Peter. Blackcroft House, Latheron. Enlisted into Lovat=s Scouts Aug 1914. Buried Plouvain (Grave 39 POWC, Brit Cem, Arras).

Sutherland John W. S/40924. Pte. 5th (Service) Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Latheron. Home Occumster. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Killed in action 28/09/18 Ypres. Parents; John, Old Shoolhouse, Newlands, Clyth. Formerly 6035 Lovat's Scouts.

Sutherland Kenneth. 153491. Pte. 43rd (Cameron Hldrs). 9th Can Bde, 3rd Can Div. Home & Enlisted Canada. Died of phthisis 26/10/19, 26 yrs. Parents; Robert & Johan, Riverside Cottages, Lower Brora. Buried Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cem. (Could be 73rd (Royal Hldrs, 12th Can Bde, 4th Can Div).

Sutherland Kenneth. S/3778. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Died of wounds at Eastern Gen Hosp, Cambridge after having his left leg amputated 19/10/15. Parents; James, Thurso Rd, Wick. Buried Wick 23/10/15.

Sutherland Laurence B *. 240762. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 09/12/17. 19 yrs. Cambrai. Parents; Alex, 47 Willowbank, Wick.

Sutherland N. Pte. Seaforth Hldrs. Cenotaph Wick.

Sutherland Peter. 5255. Pte. 1/14th London Scottish. TF. 168th Bde, 56th (1st London) Div. Born Dunbeath. Home Edinburgh. Enlisted Stafford. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Killed in action 01/07/16. Gommecourt, Somme. Parents; Dunbeath.

Sutherland Peter. 12108. Gdmn. 2nd Scots Guards. 20th Bde, 7th Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Liverpool. Home Wick. Killed in action 18/05/15 Festubert. Brother; Don, Rosebery Ter, Wick.

Sutherland Robert. 204436. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Nairn. Cenotaph Lybster. Killed in action 02/08/17 Pilckem Ridge, Ypres. Parents; Alex, Russell St, Wick or Lybster.

Sutherland Robert. 2990. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Lybster. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Died of wounds 18/06/15 Givenchy. Wm, Newlands, Clyth.

Sutherland Robert J. 203300. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Dunbeath. Killed in action 20/11/17 Cambrai. Parents; Robert, Upper Lappan, Dunbeath. On the cenotaph Killed 23/11/17.

Sutherland Robert R. 6911. CSM. MC. DCM. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born Wick. Enlisted London. Killed in action 09/05/15. 33 yrs. Aubers Ridge. Parents; Geo, Breadalbane Cecent, Wick.

Sutherland Samuel C O*. S/40529. Pte. 2nd Seaforth Highlanders. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Halkirk. Enlisted Fort George. Cenotaph Halkirk / Thurso. Killed in action 11/04/17 22 yrs. 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Alex & Barbera. Heatherly Cottage, Halkirk.

Sutherland. S. Sgt. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. Died on Service.

Sutherland Wm. 3336. Sgt. 11th (Service) Royal Scots. 27th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Wick. Home Leith. Enlisted Edinburgh. Killed in action 27/09/15 Hohenzollern Redoubt, Loos.

Sutherland Wm. 240633. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 20/09/17 Menin Road, Ypres. Parents; John Coghill, Shorelands, Wick. Adopted *.

Sutherland Wm. 201627. L/Cpl. 4th Royal Scots Fusiliers. TF. 155th Bde, 52nd (Lowland) Div. Cenotaph Wick. Died of wounds 01/09/18. 33 yrs. Scarpe, 2nd Arras. Parents; Donila, 32 Dempster St, Wick. Wife; Lizzie & child, Balcarres St, Edinburgh.

Sutherland Wm. 240438. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Latheron. Enlisted Lybster. Killed in action 22/09/17 Menin Road, Ypres. Parents; Mrs Phimster, Main St, Lybster.

Sutherland Wm. 202697. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home & Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Died of wounds 29/08/17. 22 yrs. Ypres. Parents; Wm, Ulbster.

Sutherland Wm. 662. L/Cpl. 2nd Seaforth Hldrs. 10th Bde, 4th Div. Born Watten. Enlisted Fort George. Killed in action 24/09/14 Aisne.

Sutherland Wm E. 29545. Pte. 2nd Royal Scots. 8th Bde, 3rd Div. Born Thurso. Home & Enlisted Edinburgh. Killed in action 30/07/16 Bazentine Ridge, Somme. Parents; 34 Bank St, Thurso.

Sutherland Wm R *. 5511. Pte. 459 Coy. Labour Corps. Home Berriedale. Died at home 02/11/18. 28 yrs. Parents; James, Shoreside, Berriedale. Formerly 484065 2/6th Sea & 2/ QOCH.

Swanson A. Pte. Canadians. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted Canada.

Swanson Alex. S/24046. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 16/04/18. 19 yrs. Bailleul, Lys. Parents; David, Durness St, Thurso. Formerly 2608 38 TR.

Swanson Benj *. 240770. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 09/04/17 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Mount Pleasant, Thurso.

Swanson Don. 2866. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 15/06/15 Givenchy. Parents; Francis, Thurso.

Swanson Geo Wm *. 145282. Gnr. Royal Garrison Artillery. Born, Home Thurso. Died of wounds 20/03/18. France & Flanders. Parents; Shalmstry, Thurso. Wife & son.

Swanson James (C de G, Fr). 859086. Sgt. 43rd (Cameron Hldrs). 9th Can Bde, 3rd Can Div. Born Thurso. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 08/08/18, 33 yrs. Amiens. Parents; James & Elizabeth, 18 Millbank Rd & Thurso East Cottages, Thurso. Buried Mezieres Com Cem B 12.

Swanson James M *. S/13784. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Thurso. Died of wounds 22/09/17. 38 yrs. Menin Road, Ypres. Parents; Shalmstry, Thurso. Wife; Catherine, Todholes, Thurso.

Swanson John. Pte. Canadians. Home & Enlisted Canada. Cenotaph Wick.

Swanson John. S/21029. Pte. 8th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 44th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born Eday. Enlisted Nairn. Cenotaph Thurso. Killed in action 22/07/18 Soissonais / Ourcq, Marne. Parents; Thurso.

Swanson John Taylor. 7355. Pte. 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys). 5th Cav Bde, 2nd Cav Div. Born & Home Thurso. Enlisted Edinburgh. Killed in action 14/09/14. Aisne. Grandparents; Sinclair St, Thurso. Formerly Seaforths ?.

Swanson John *. 3752. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 14/11/16. 21 yrs. Beaumont Hamel, Ancre Somme. Parents; Mount Pleasant, Thurso.

Swanson John Geo. 75594. Sgt. 29th (Vancouver). 6th Can Bde, 2nd Can Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted Canada. Wounded 1916. Killed in action 06/05/17, 37 yrs. 3rd Scarpe, Arras, Parents; Don & Janet, Wick then Springpark, Castletown.

Swanson Magnus. S/4176. Sgt. 8th (Service) Black Watch. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born, Enlisted Wick. Killed in action 12/10/17. 27 yrs. 1st Passchendaele, Ypres. Parents; John, 29 Willowbank, Wick.

Swanson R. Pte. Seaforth Hldrs. Cenotaph Wick.

Swanson Wm. 240531. L/Cpl. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born, Home, Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 09/04/17. 21 yrs. 1st Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Wm, 6 Shore St, Thurso.

 

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