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Casualty List : 1st/5th Battalion Gordon Highlanders

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From War Diaries November 1916 - Beaumont Hamel, continued (2 of 4).

  Place   Date  Number  Rank   Name Nature of casualty                    Notes
  Beaumont Hamel 13 Nov 1916   2506   Pte Smith, Alexander   Killed in action   (MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY) (Farm Servant, Fvyie)
     2495   Pte Simpson, John A    Killed in action  Age 20. Son of William and Mary A. Simpson, of 61, Kirk St., Peterhead. Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL )
      3724   Pte Alexander, Peter    Killed in action  Age 28. Son of Mrs. Helen Alexander, of 81, Station Rd., Ellon. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL ) Farm servant, born Fyvie.
      1737   Pte Brechin, John    Killed in action Age 19. Youngest son of James and Christina Brechin, of 15, Market Square, Old Meldrum. Born Old Meldrum 15/2/1896. Carpenter by trade. Served in France from about November 1915. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL)
      2549   Pte Gray, John    Killed in action  (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) Born Old Meldrum. Enlisted Peterhead.
      3315   Pte Mutch, John    Killed in action  (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) Born New Pitsligo (Buchan Observer 5/12/1916)
      2212   Pte McNaughton, James    Killed in action (THIEPVAL MEMORIAL) Born Udny. See Additional information 
      3063   Pte Peddie, Peter    Killed in action  Husband of E. Peddie, of 15, Chapel St., Peterhead. (MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY) (Buchan Observer 28/11/1916)
      3830   Pte Stuart, William John    Killed in action Age 19. Son of W. G. and Mary B. Stuart, of 37, Main St., Turriff.  (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL ) Assistant Tailor 
      2277   Pte Stephen, Andrew    Killed in action Age 25. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Stephen, of South Cranlock, Drumblade, Huntly. (THIEPVAL MEMORIAL) 
      3247   Pte Smith, William    Killed in action Age 18. Son of William & Wilhelmina Smith, Woodend, Fyvie. (SERRE RD. CEM). Born Strichen.  (Buchan Observer 5/12/1916)
      3478   Pte Walker, Robert    Killed in action  (Buch. Obs. 5/12/1916 "Killed in action in France on 13/11/16, Pte Robert Walker 3478 …elder and dearly beloved son of Mr and Mrs Robert Walker, Monyruy, Longside, in his 20th year.")
      3460   Pte Killoh, James    Killed in action  Age 18. Son of George and Ann Killoh, of Cross Slacks, Gamrie. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) Farm Servant. 
      3639   Pte Hutton, Alexander Metcalfe    Killed in action Age 19.  Son of Annie Mitchell (formerly Hutton) and Thomas Mitchell (stepfather) of 110 Gellymill St Macduff.  (Y RAVINE CEMETERY BEAUMONT HAMEL) Born "Scarehill Croft".  (Buchan Observer 5/12/1916)
      5495   Pte  McLeod, John    Killed in action  (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) Enlisted Hamilton.
      3546   Pte Selbie, Alexander    Killed in action  Age 19. Son of late James Selbie & Jane Davidson Baird of PHD.  (SERRE RD CEM.) Born Longside.
      2271   Pte Webster, David A  Killed in action  Age 24. Son of Gordon and Margaret Webster, of Kelly, Methlick. Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL  (Buchan Observer 12/12/1916)
      2276   Pte Murdoch,William           George Killed in action   (ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL )
      2415 L.Cpl Reid, Robert  Killed in action Age 20. Son of William and Mary Reid, of Woodside, Disblair, Newmachar. (THIEPVAL MEMORIAL)
      1162   Pte Halliday, Robert  Killed in action (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL)
      5448  Cpl Stewart, James  Killed in action (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) Born Gateshead Durham
     3739   Pte Florence, Albert   Killed in action  Age 21 (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) Born Insch Aberdeenshire.
      3250   Pte Grant, John   Killed in action Age 22. Son of John Grant, of 29, George St., Huntly. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL )
      1875 L.Cpl  Mundie, Charles   Killed in action  Age 29. Husband of Helen Mundie of 34 St. Andrew St., Peterhead. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) (Buchan Observer 12/12/1916)
      3300   Pte Annand, James   Killed in action (THIEPVAL MEMORIAL  ) Born Lonmay (Buchan Observer 5/12/1916)
      2069   Pte Coutts, James   Killed in action (AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY) (Buchan Observer 5/12/1916)
      5532   Pte Cameron, John   Killed in action   Age 19.  Son of Mrs. Cameron, of 273, Main St., Bellskill, Lanarkshire. (AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY) Cem used by field ambulances. Born Rutherglen. Enlisted Hamilton.
      3533   Pte Cruickshank, Alexander   Killed in action  Age 19. Son of Mary Cruickshank, of Peterhead. (MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY) Born/Enlisted Peterhead
      3609   Pte Fraser, John   Killed in action  Age 21. Son of Colin and Sophia Jaffray Fraser, of Peterhead.( MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY).  (Buchan Observer 28/11/1916)
      3188   Pte Hutton, Thomas   Killed in action  Age 19.  Son of William and Margaret Hutton, of 136, Walker Rd., Torry, Aberdeen. (AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY) (Buchan Observer 28/11/1916)
      3600  Pte Hay, Alfred  Killed in action (No record of death). TNA site shows he was a Corporal. Notice of death possibly error. 
      2500   Pte Harper, John  Killed in action Age 20. : Son of James and Ann Harper, of Boddam. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL ) (Buchan Observer 5/12/1916)
      3785   Pte Ingram, William   Killed in action  Age 32. Son of William and Ann Ingram, of 88, Bedford Rd., Aberdeen. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL )
      5516   Pte Kay, John   Killed in action (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL ) Born Barony, Lanarkshire. Enlisted Govan.
      5501   Pte Mitchell, James   Killed in action Stepson of Mr. D. Rennie, of 6, Gerrard St., Aberdeen (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL   ) Born Auchnagatt
      3498   Pte Morrice, John Garden   Killed in action Age 22. Son of William and Jane Morrice, of Bogengarrie, Mintlaw. (AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY) (Buch Obs: Age 22 fourth son of Mr and Mrs Morrice Brownhill, Bruxie, Maud.)
      1876   Pte Samuel, James Anderson   Killed in action Age 20, Son of Barbara Jane Samuel, of 9, Rugby Avenue, Hull.(MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY)(Buch. Obs.12/12/1916 "Died of wounds on 13/11/16 …grandson of of James Anderson, carter, 1 Ronheads.." 
      5408   Pte Parrott, Samuel E   Killed in action Son of Mrs.C.T. Parrott, of 5, County Terrace, Stanley Rd., Knutsford, Cheshire. (MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY)  Enlisted Manchester.
      3866   Pte George, Alex   Killed in action Age 41. Born at Dufftown. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL)  Banffshire Advertiser 7/12/1916 - Keith - The death is officially announced of Alex George of Pretoria Cottage, Keith. Deceased who was killed on 13th Nov had been at the front for only a short time. Previous to his enlistment he worked at Milton Distillery during the winter and in the summer acted as greenkeeper at Keith Golf Course.
      5414   Pte Wood, John   Killed in action Age 18.  Son of 152 Wood, of 64, Portlethen Village, Kincardineshire, and the late John Wood. (HAWTHORN RIDGE CEMETERY No.2, AUCHONVILLERS )  Born Kincardinshire. Enlisted Banchory.
     1893   Pte Cooper, Robert   Killed in action Born in Ellon 1/11/1898. Farm Servant.  Son of George Cooper, Tarbethill Cottage, Bridge of Don, labourer, and his wife Elsie (Paterson). Enlisted 22/7/1914.  (THIEPVAL MEMORIAL)
      2977   Pte Minty, George   Killed in action Son of James Minty of Bogbrae, Cruden, crofter, and his wife Lizzie Ann.  Born Logie Buchan 23/7/1897.  Farm servant in Cruden District.  Enlisted 22/1/1915 and served with the Expeditionary Force from November 1915. (THIEPVAL MEMORIAL) (Buchan Observer 19/12/1916)
      2092   Pte McRobbie, Alexander W   Killed in action Brother of Mrs. M. McWilliam, of Benackie Cottages, Braes, Pitcaple, Aberdeen. (MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY)
    4026   Pte Lawrence, Alexander   Killed in action Age 40. Son of Alexander and Mary Lawrence; husband of Ina Lawrence, of 4, Shand St., Macduff, Banffshire. Born at Macduff. (MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY)
    2304  Sgt Bremner, Harry   Killed in action (MM) Age 21. Son of Charles and Jessie E. Davidson Bremner, of Cortes Cottage, Lonmay. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) Date on CWGC database 15/11/16. Photo and obit. In Additional information.
  14 Nov 1916    5528  Pte Young, Alexander   Killed in action Age 23. Son of Alexander Young, of 15, Port Glasgow Rd., Greenock. (Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL) Born & enlisted Greenock 

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