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World War 2:  Macintosh - Mackay

Surname  Forename(s) Rank Home Relationship
Macintosh James Lieutenant Golspie  
Maciver Ian ? Poolewe  
Macivor Alick Private Ardgay  
Mackay Charles C.S.M. Tain  
Mackay D Sgt Air Gunner Invergordon Brothers
Mackay D I S Major Muir of Ord  
Mackay Evan Private Conon  
Mackay F Driver Invergordon Brothers
Mackay Huntly Flt Sergt. Avoch  
Mackay James L/Corporal Ardross  
Mackay James Sgt Major Dingwall  

Date of Paper:    26.07..1940
Surname:    Macintosh
Forename(s):    James
Rank:    Lieutenant and Quartermaster
Regiment:    Seaforths
Home Address:  Drill Hall Cottage, Golspie

Lieut. and Quartermaster James Macintosh, The Seaforths, missing, was resident at the Drill Hall Cottage, Golspie, with his wife prior to the war. In the Great War he served with the 6th Battalion The Seaforth Highlanders, was wounded, but undeterred by his experience joined the regular battalion and served with them abroad. Ultimately he was R.S.M. of the 2nd Battalion, from which he was seconded as Lieutenant and Quartermaster. At one period he was Sergeant Instructor with the 4/5th with residence at Dingwall. "Tosh" is well liked and popular with all Seaforths.

Handwritten note: "Prisoner of War 30th August, 1940."

Date of Paper:    21.07.1044
Surname:    Maciver
Forename(s):    Ian
Rank:    Not stated
Regiment:    Not stated
Home Address:  Mission House, Poolewe

Handwritten note: "Son of Mr and Mrs Donald Maciver, Mission House, Poolewe. Killed in action."

Date of Paper:    21.07.1944
Surname:   Macivor
Forename(s):   Alick
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Cameron Highlanders
Home Address:   Kincardine Hill, Ardgay

Handwritten note: "Killed in action."

Date of Paper:    10.05.1946
Surname:    Mackay
Forename(s):    Charles
Rank:    Company Sergeant Major
Regiment:    Not stated
Home Address:  3 Gower Street, Tain

MACKAY - At the British Military Hospital, Accra, Gold Coast Colony, West Africa, on 30th April, 1946, result of an accident, C.S.M. Charles Mackay, only son of Mr and Mrs Mackay, 3 Gower Street, Tain, Ross-shire. Dearly loved and sadly missed.

Date of Paper:    05.05.1944
Surname:    Mackay
Forename(s):    D. and F.
Rank  Sergeant:   Air Gunner / Driver
Regiment  Royal:   Air Force / Royal Army Service Corps
Home Address:  3 High Street, Invergordon

Official news has been received by Mr and Mrs D. Mackay, 3 High Street, Invergordon, that their son, Sergt. Air Gunner D. Mackay, RAF, is reported missing during air operations overseas. Another son, Dvr. F. Mackay, R.A.S.C., is serving in Italy.

Handwritten note: "Presumed killed 16th March, 1945."

Date of Paper:    12.05.1944
Surname:    Mackay
Forename(s):    D. I. S.
Rank:   Major
Regiment:    Gordon Highlanders
Home Address:    Wester Urray, Muir of Ord

MACKAY - Died of wounds in Burma, Major D. I. S. Mackay, Anti-Tank Regiment (The Gordon Highlanders), beloved husband of Annie Macdonald, Wester Urray, Muir of Ord.

Major D. I. S. Mackay, whose wife resides at Wester Urray, Muir of Ord, has died of wounds in Burma. Major Mackay, who was thirty-eight, was a native of Brora, Sutherlandshire. He enlisted in the Scots Guards in 1924, and was appointed Permanent Staff Instructor of the Infantry Contingent, Edinburgh University. Promoted R.S.M. in 1939, he took his commission in 1941, and was attached to the Gordon Highlanders as a full lieutenant. He joined an Anti-Tank Regiment, and subsequently became a Major.

Date of Paper:    14.07.1944
Surname:    Mackay
Forename(s):    Evan
Rank:    Private
Regiment:    Seaforths
Home Address:    Kinkell Cottage, Conon, ex-Balvaird, Muir of Ord

Pte. Evan Mackay, The Seaforths, killed in action, was the only son of Mr and Mrs James Mackay, Kinkell Cottage, Conon, and formerly of Balvaird, Muir of Ord. Nineteen years of age, he was an apprentice mason with Messrs Logan & Coy., contractors, Dingwall and Muir of Ord, before enlisting.

Date of Paper:    08.09.1944
Surname:    Mackay
Forename(s):    Huntly
Rank:    Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator - Air Gunner
Regiment:    Royal Air Force
Home Address:    27 Dock, Avoch

Flt.-Sgt. Wireless Operator - Air Gunner Huntly Mackay, RAF, reported missing, believed killed as a result of air operations over enemy territory in August, was the younger son of Mrs S. Mackay, 27 Dock, Avoch. Twenty-four years of age, he joined the RAF at the outbreak of war and served a year in Africa.

Date of Paper:    28.04.1944
Surname:    Mackay
Forename(s):    James
Rank:    Lance Corporal
Regiment:    Cameron Highlanders
Home Address:    Ardross, Alness

Handwritten notes: "Son of Mr and Mrs Hugh Mackay. Killed in action."

Date of Paper:    13.04.1945
Surname:    Mackay
Forename(s):    James
Rank:    Battery Sergeant Major
Regiment:    Royal Artillery
Home Address:    7 Fingal Road, Dingwall

Battery Sergeant Major James Mackay, R.A., died of wounds as a result of injuries received while serving in Germany, on 20th March, 1945, was a son of Mr and Mrs Simon Mackay, Blackwells Street, Dingwall, and husband of Mrs Mackay, 7 Fingal Road, Dingwall, a daughter of Mr and Mrs Colin Campbell, Temperance Cafe, Tulloch Street, Dingwall. Prior to enlisting, B.S.M. Mackay was employed with Messrs R. Mackenzie & Sons, plumber contractors, Dingwall. He joined the Anti Aircraft unit prior to the war and was called up immediately hostilities broke out. He served in the North African campaign before going to the Western front. In his younger days he was a keen Scout and also a member of the Dingwall Fire Brigade. Many will regret his death, and sympathy goes out to his wife and three young daughters and also to his parents.

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