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Memorial details

Memorial type
Unidentified
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 August 1924
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel T Gordon TF, Secretary of Aberdeen Territorial Association
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31 August 1924
    Attended by: Revd George Walker MA DD TD
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86347

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Current location

Allenvale Cemetery
Allenvale Road
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB10 7FF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 93412 04426
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The newspaper report merely mentions a memorial and does not state the location in the Cemetery.
Inscription
[unknown but the newspaper recites that Sergeant Major Mackay was of the 51st (Highland) Division Royal Engineers R.E. (T.A.) and died of wounds at Rouen on 21 April 1918. He was agent of the Mile End Branch of the North of Scotland Bank]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mackay, J
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Glasgow Herald 1 September 1924
  • John MacKay Spr (Sjt Major) 197 2nd/2nd Royal Engineers (GHQ High Div) born Tongue, Sutherland. 06/08/1893 enlisted Aberdeen Age 23 Died of Wounds F & F 21-Apr-16 Son of William Oliver & Barbara Campbell MacKay, Sutherland-shire. Unmarried lived with his sister at West Cults. Trinity MI G 239-240 :QMS age 51. City Roll of Honour: Hazelhurst, West Cults. Director at Pittodrie. Agent North of Scotland & Town & County Bank: Mile-end Branch. Boisguillaume Communal Cemetery Fr 0016 Plot I Row E Grave 12 PJ 06-05-16p10 EE24-4-16P5C1RoH EE25-4-16p2c3:Photo AFC & City

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