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New CWGC Commemorations 01.06.16


Terry Denham
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CWGC added the following casualties to the WW1 War Dead Roll today.

BORLASE, Thomas Harvey

Sergeant 171

7th Australian Light Horse

Died 27.03.20 Age 52

Buried: Newcastle (Sandgate) General Cemetery, NSW, Australia

HAWKINS, Edward (served as MEAD)

Private 9055

5 Bn, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Died 08.09.14 Age 43

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

HONG, James

Private 93

4th Bn, Australian Infantry

Died 31.07.18 Age 36

Commemorated: Australian Book of Remembrance

MacKINNON, Alastair

Private 266568

4 Reserve Bn, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Died 27.06.17 Age 21

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

TRACEY, John

Private 265334

4/5 Bn, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Died 31.07.17 Age 21

Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

NOT FORGOTTEN

Some of the above were In From the Cold Project cases.

- Pte Hawkins committed suicide by cutting his throat (Volunteer: Terry Denham)

- Pte MacKinnon died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Mark Duffy)

- Pte Tracey was killed in action (Volunteer: Mark Duffy)

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Rest in peace soldier boy's, gone and not forgotten.

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May They Rest In Peace.

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  • 3 months later...

MacKINNON, ALASTAIR

Rank:

Private

Service No:

266568

Date of Death:

27/06/1917

Age:

21

Regiment/Service:

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

 

4th Reserve Bn. formerly 6th Bn.

Grave Reference:

G. 54.

Cemetery:

PITLOCHRY NEW CEMETERY

Additional Information:

Son of Peter and Elizabeth MacKinnon of East Haugh, Pitlochry, Perthshire.

 

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR.

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