Coigach Folk


COIGACH'S SACRIFICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR


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CONTENTS   

INTRODUCTION  AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - page 03
 
COIGACH IN THE WAR - page 04
 
THE 4th BATTALION, SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS - page 05
 
THE BATTLE OF ABBEVILLE - page 06
 
BATTLE OF ABEVILLE CASUALTIES - page 07
Private Alexander Macleod Maclean
Private Kenneth (Ian) Kenneth Maclean
Lieutenant Murdo Maclennan
Private Alexander Macleod
Private John (Johnny) Alick Macleod
 
RETREAT FROM ABBEVILLE 5th-12th JUNE 1940 - page 08
 
PRISONERS OF WAR - page 09
Sergeant Donald Fraser
Private Robert Graham
Private Roderick (Roddie) Macdonald
Private Hector Mackenzie
L/Cpl Roderick (Roddie) Mackenzie
Private William George Mackenzie
Private William Macleod (boy)
 
THE 5th BATTALION, SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS - page 10
 Rhine Crossing Casualties:    
Lieutenant Donald (Donnie Beag) Macleod, DCM
Sergeant Donald Hugh (Hughie) Macleod, MM
 
DEATH AT SEA - page 11
Trimmer John MacIver
Able Seaman James (Bunnie) Maclean Mackenzie
 
ROYAL AIR FORCE DEATH - page 12
Pilot Officer Charles Harkness
 
DEATH FROM NATURAL CAUSES - page 13
Private Norman Mackenzie
Private Albert George Watkins
Private Roderick Maclean Shaw
Private Duncan Maclean
 
NURSES FROM COIGACH - page 14
Jessie Ferrier (née Fraser)
Dolina Margaret Fraser
Rachael Fraser
Sandy Fraser
Jessie Graham
Alasdair Maclean and Angus Macleod
Agnes Maclellan (née Gillies)
Barbara Maclennan
Kenneth and Christina (Chrissie) Macleod
Katherine Maclean and Lena Macleod
Nora Macleod (née Macaskill)
 
UNVEILING CEREMONY OF WW2 NAMES - page 15
 
APPENDIX A:  page 16  
Ullapool Seaforths
 
APPENDIX B: page 17 
Hector Mackenzie’s Memories
 
APPENDIX C:  page 18
 William George Mackenzie’s Memories  
 
APPENDIX D:  page 19
Achlochan Memories
   
SOURCES - page 20
 
INDEX OF THOSE WHO SERVED - page 21

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