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Military Graves - Cromarty Cemetery, Highland, Scotland


War Graves - Cromarty Cemetery, Highland, Scotland War Graves - Cromarty Cemetery, Highland, Scotland War Graves - Cromarty Cemetery, Highland, Scotland

The cemetery, on the hill behind the town, comprises the Parish Churchyard (or "Gaelic Chapel Burial Ground"), with its Easter, Middle and Wester Sections; the Easter Extension; and the Wester Extension. (The Churchyard is vested in the Town Council, and the Extensions in the County and Town Councils.) It contains 74 scattered Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war (including those of 7 unidentified seamen of the Royal Navy), and 4 of the 1939-45 war. A War Cross is erected in the Wester (or new) Extension. Cromarty was a net-base; and the Cromarty Military Hospital contained 226 beds. In the Channel between Cromarty and Invergordon H. M. S. "Natal" was wrecked and overturned by an internal explosion on the 30th December, 1915; the hull, marked by two beacons, stood out for some years above the water.



W. Ainslie
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Private
7801

06 March 1915

3rd Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
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Andrew Anderson
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Private
S/20299
abt. 1893
31 May 1917
24
3rd Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Son of Henry Anderson,
of Westerskeld, Reawick, Shetland,
and the late Barbara Anderson.
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J. Andrews
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Deck Hand
2260/DA

13 January 1915

Royal Navy Reserve, H. M. Trawler "Eagle"
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Archibald Bain
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Corporal
6124
abt. 1894
20 October 1915
21
Royal Garrison Artillery
Son of John Bain,
of Forsyth Place, Cromarty.

Inscription In affectionate remembrance
of
Archibald Bain,
Royal Garrison Artillery, T. F.
who died on service 20. Oct. 1915, aged 21
Also to the memory of
Ex-Provost John Bain
who died 25. Dec. 1935, in his 79th year
and his beloved wife
Tabitha Cayer(?),
who died 7.March 1935 in her 80th year.
Herbert, eldest son, died 9th Feb. 1980.
Gladys, second daughter, died 29 June 1954.
Leonard, youngest son, died 11 July 1962
Lilian, eldest daughter, ?? March 1964

Also in memory of Peggy
Dear wife of Herbert.
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N. G. Bain
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Corporal
53559

21 June 1919

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
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H. E. Baldwin
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Stoker 1st Class
SS/114541(CH)

30 December 1915

Royal Navy, H. M. S. "Natal"
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Frederick Ernest Belcher
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Gunner
RMA/2354(S)
abt. 1882
02 March 1919
37
Royal Marine Artillery, H. M. S. "Crescent"
Son of Harry Taswell Belcher and Ellen E. Belcher,
husband of Mary Ethel Belcher,
of 17, Plympton Avenue, Brondesbury, London.
Born at Margate.
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W. Bell
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Deck Hand
10320/DA

26 April 1916

Royal Naval Reserve, H. M. Trawler "City of Manchester"
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William James Bradley
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Ships Corporal
152786
abt. 1875
24 March 1908
33
Royal Navy, H. M. S. "Majestic"

Thomas Bradley
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Private
S/5035

09 February 1915

3rd Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
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C. H. Brown
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Seaman
6323/A

24 April 1915

Royal Naval Reserve, H. M. S. "Stephen Furness"
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W. Buley
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Third Mate


10 October 1914

Mercantile Marine Reserve, H. M. M. F. A. "Lyons"
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F. N. Cairns
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Private
S/8051

26 July 1915

3rd Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
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A. Cameron
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Private
S/20133
abt. 1892
21 June 1917
25
3rd Bn. Cameron Highlanders
Son of John and Margaret Finnie Cameron,
of 173, Finnieston St., Glasgow.
Born at Greenock.


Robert Cameron
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Private
28782
abt. 1882
28 November 1916
34
3rd Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Husband of Eliza L. O. Swanson Cameron,
of 86, Gilmore Place, Edinburgh.
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Robert Gillies Campbell
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Major

abt. 1869
01 February 1915
46
10th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Son of James Campbell (Advocate, Sheriff and Substitute) and
Christiana Charlotte Campbell,
of Edinburgh,
husband of Miriam Elizabeth Campbell.
Served in the South African Campaign.
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J. Child
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S/11910

21 November 1915

3rd Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
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W. Clark
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Private
3/6035

07 March 1916

3rd Bn. Cameron Highlanders
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Joseph William Clem
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Officer's Steward 3rd Class
L/3671(P.O)
abt. 1895
22 December 1916
21
Royal Navy, H. M. S. "Orestes"
Son of John Emanuel and Rosina Clem.
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James Scott Clements
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Petty Officer
D/J 013805
Distinguished Service Medal

24 May 1946

Royal Navy, H. M. S. "Kongoni"
Son of James Scott Clements and Elizabeth Scott Clements,
husband of Christine Clements,
of Cromarty.
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A. Conner
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Private
20011

11 February 1919

4th Bn. Royal Scots
transf. to (483255) Labour Corps
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F. Connor
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Armourer's Mate
340138(CH)

30 December 1915

Royal Navy, H. M. S. "Natal"
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G. A. Crook
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Apprentice


30 March 1918

Mercantile Marine, S. S. "Manx Isles"
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A. E. Donnelly
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Private
17784

18 November 1915

3rd Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

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Frederick Harry Fry
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Engine Room Artificer
1048/EA
abt. 1885
28 October 1914
29
Royal Naval Reserve, H. M. S. "Vivid"
Son of Henry Fry,
of 162, Chessel St., Bedminster, Bristol,
and the late Elizabeth Fry.
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David McLeod Gilmour
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Gunner
959289
abt. 1929
11 August 1945
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1 Regt. Royal Horse Artillery
Son of Janet Gilmour,
of Cromarty.
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A. E. Goldsworth
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Serjeant
RMA/12665

12 January 1920

Royal Marine Artillery, H. M. S. "Crescent"
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R. E. Good
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Gunner
RMA/8943

21 March 1915

Royal Marine Artillery,
H. M. S. "Columbine"
In memory
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Gunner R. E. Good
R. M. Artillery
Died 21 March 1915
Aged 32

Erected as a token of their esteem
by his comrades
of the Royal Marine Garrison
Cromarty
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J. Hamilton
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Serjeant
7332

30 April 1916

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
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A. G. Hartley
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Able Seaman
235197(CH)

30 December 1915

Royal Navy, H. M. S. "Natal"
Husband of E. H. Holloway (formerly Hartley),
of 110, Andover Rd., Holloway, London.
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A. C. Hodges
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Petty Officer Stoker
295941(PO)

09 August 1915

Royal Naval Reserve, H. M. S. "Lynx"
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F. Holt
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Private
S/11935
abt. 1876
29 November 1915
39
3rd Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Son of Mrs. Martha Holt,
of 157, Cheltenham St., Collyhurst, Manchester.
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H. J. Hone
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Petty Officer 1st Class
186791 (CH)

23 April 1915

Royal Navy, (RFR/B/2857) H. M. S. "Stephen Furness"
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A. Hossack
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Gunner
365373
abt. 1893
24 February 1919
26
15th Anti-Aircraft Coy. Royal Garrison Artillery
Son of Mr. and Mrs. George McLeman Hossack,
of 39, Gordon's Lane, Cromarty.


T. R. Hossack
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Private
S/14545
abt. 1896
20 September 1918
22
9th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
Son of Mrs. Mary Fraser Urquhart,
of Iron House, Rosemarkie, Fortrose, Ross-shire.
Born at Inverness.
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