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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Kirkhill, about 4 miles east of Beauly
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
79845

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Current location

Old Churchyard
at the end of Wardlaw Road
which is a sharp turn from the B9164 at the west end of the village
Kirkhill
about 4 miles east of Beauly
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV5 7NB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 54976 45673
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Addition to family gravestone. This is a column which is a private gravestone marking the CWGC grave of their brother Andrew Campbell Michael of the Army Service Corps, and is surmounted by an urn.
Inscription
IN PROUD/AND/LOVING REMEBRANCE OF/THOMAS JAMES [MICHAEL]/TROOPER, 1ST CANADIAN RIFLES/REPORTED MISSING/AND BELIEVED KILLED IN ACTION/AT SANCTUARY WOOD, BELGIUM/AT THE THIRD BATTLE OF YPRES/JUNE 2ND TO 5TH 1916/AGED 25 YEARS/ALSO OF DUNCAN/MAJOR 43RD BATT. 79TH CANADIANS/OF WINNIPEG, CANADA/ALSO REPORTED MISSING/AND BELIEVED KILLED IN ACTION/NEAR COURCELETTE, FRANCE/WHILE LEADING HIS MEN DURING/THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME 8TH OCT.1916 AGED 31 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Michael, Duncan
Michael, Thomas James
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Urn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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