WW2

World War 2:  Tarbat - Twiddy

Surname  Forename(s) Rank Home Relationship
Tarbat Roderick Viscount Strathpeffer  
Taylor Charles Private Nigg  
Taylor David A Private Alness  
Thomson Alexander F L/Corporal Resolis  
Thomson Alistair Private Kyle  
Thomson C T Sergeant London  
Thomson William Corporal Maryburgh  
Tough Francis Sergeant Tain  
Twiddy ? Sergeant Invergordon  


Date of Paper:   05.07.1940
Surname:   Tarbat (Mackenzie)
Forename(s):   Not stated (Roderick?)
Rank:   Not stated (title Viscount)
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   Castle Leod, Strathpeffer

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Viscountess Tarbat of Castle Leod, Strathpeffer, has been officially notified that her husband, Viscount Tarbat, The Seaforth Highlanders, is posted as missing. Viscount Tarbat, while serving with The Seaforths before the war, saw service in India and Nigeria.

Handwritten notes: "Prisoner of War 16th August, 1940. Liberated 27th April, 1945."

[Also mentioned in the War Diary of Captain Patrick Munro of Foulis.]

Date of Paper:   12.07.1943
Surname:   Taylor
Forename(s):   Charles
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   Bayfield Farm Cottages, Nigg

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 

Handwritten notes: "Son of Mr and Mrs Taylor. Missing."

Date of Paper:  05.02.1943
Surname:   Taylor
Forename(s):   David Alexander
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Royal Army Observer Corps
Home Address:   Station Cottage, Alness

EXTRACT FROM RJ:    KILLED IN ACTION
TAYLOR - Killed in action at Hong Kong, on 22nd December 1941, Pte. David Alexander Taqylor, RAOC, beloved youngest son of James Taylor, Station Cottage, Alness

Date of Paper:   15.10.1943, 19.11.1943 and 05.05.1944
Surname:   Taylor
Forename(s):   Edward G. and Robert
Rank:   Leading Aircraftsman / Guardsman
Regiment:   Royal Air Force / Scots Guards
Home Address:   High Street, Invergordon

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
LAC E. G. Taylor, RAF, son of Mr and Mrs P. Taylor, High Street, Invergordon. has been killed in action serving with the RAF in Africa. "Eddie", as he was familiarly known, was employed in Johnstone's Aerated Works, Invergordon, before joining the RAF. He was a popular member of Invergordon Boy Scouts and took part in many Scout concerts for charity. He was highly respected by all who knew him. His passing at the age of 23 has come as a sad blow to his parents, and the sympathy of the community is extended to them; also his sisters and a brother, R. Taylor, Scots Guards, serving overseas, in their bereavement.

[19.11.1943] Pte. Robert Taylor, Scots Guards, son of Mr and Mrs P. Taylor, High Street, Invergordon, is also reported missing overseas. His brother, LAC E. Taylor, RAF, was killed recently in Africa.

[05.05.1944] DIED OF WOUNDS - Official news has been received by Mr and Mrs P. Taylor, High Street, Invergordon, that their oldest son, Guardsman Robert Taylor, Scots Guards, has died of wounds received in action, at a German Field Hospital. Several weeks ago Mr and Mrs Taylor received news that their youngest son, LAC Edward Taylor, RAF, had been killed in action in Corsica. Both lads were well known and highly respected, and the sympathy of the community is extended to Mr and Mrs Taylor and family in their loss of two gallant sons.

Date of Paper:   20.11.1942
Surname:   Telfer
Forename(s):   Robert
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Cameron Highlanders
Home Address:   Bellevue, Muir of Ord

EXTRACT FROM RJ:    WOUNDED
Mrs Telfer, Bellevue, Muir of Ord, has been informed that her husband, Pte. Bert. Telfer, Cameron Highlanders, has been wounded in the Middle East.

Date of Paper:   27.11.1942 and 30.11.1944
Surname:   Thain
Forename(s):   James and William
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   17 Millcraig Road, Dingwall

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Pte. James Thain, The Seaforths, wounded in the Middle East, is a son of Mr and Mrs James Thain, 17 Millcraig Road, Dingwall. Before joining up he was a butcher with Messrs Maciver Bros., Dingwall.

[30.06.1944] Pte. William Thain, wounded, is making a satisfactory recovery in hospital in England. He is a son of Mr and Mrs Thain, 17 Millcraig Road, Dingwall, and was in the employment of Messrs Fraser Brothers, butchers, Dingwall, before joining up.

Date of Paper:   21.06.1940
Surname:   Thom
Forename(s):   William
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Seaforths
Home Address:   Millcraig, Alness

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Private William Thom, Seaforth Highlanders, is reported as having died of wounds. Twenty-one years of age, he was the son of Mr and Mrs John Cameron, Millcraig, Alness. Prior to enlisting he was employed as a ploughman on Delny Farm, and subsequently by Mr John Macrae, contractor, Alness. The remains were brought home and laid to rest in Rosskeen Burying Ground will full military honours.

Date of Paper:   10.08.1945
Surname:   Thomson
Forename(s):   Alexander F.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Regiment:   Seaforths
Home Address:   Springfield, Resolis, Conon Bridge

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 

Handwritten note: "Reported missing June 1940, now reported killed."

Date of Paper:   30.03.1940
Surname:   Thomson
Forename(s):   Alistair
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   McBrayne's Stores, Kyle of Lochalsh

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 

Handwritten notes: "Prisoner of War. Liberated 18th May, 1945."

Date of Paper:   16.08.1940
Surname:   Thomson
Forename(s):   C. T.
Rank:   Sergeant
Regiment:   Seaforths
Home Address:   73 Elsey Road, London, ex-Cromarty

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Sergt. C. T. Thomson, The Seaforths, a prisoner of war, was prior to the war in the service of Captain Hughes-Hallett, at Brora, and Muck Hadham, Herts. Before joining the Seaforths Sergt. Thomson was with the H.L.I. A native of Cromarty, his wife resides at 73 Elsey Road, London.

Date of Paper:   14.04.1944
Surname:   Thomson
Forename(s):   William
Rank:   Corporal
Regiment:   Seaforths
Home Address:   Lochussie, Maryburgh

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
Cpl. Wm. Thomson, The Seaforths, wounded with the C.M.F., is a son of Mrs Macleod, Lochussie, and of the late Duncan Thomson, Meikleferry, Tain. He was employed at Scotsburn Farm, Kildary, before the war.

Date of Paper:   10.11.1944
Surname:   Tough
Forename(s):   Charles
Rank:   Private
Regiment:   Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address:   Armsaig, Kinlochewe

EXTRACT FROM RJ: 
TOUGH - Killed in action in October 1944, Pte. Charles Tough, The Seaforth Highlanders, dearly beloved youngest son of Mr and Mrs J. Tough, Armsaig, Kinlochewe

Date of Paper:   06.10.1944
Surname:   Tough
Forename(s):   Francis
Rank:   Sergeant
Regiment:   Royal Air Force
Home Address:   Cromartie Gardens, Tain

EXTRACT FROM RJ:    KILLED IN ACTION
Sgt. Francis Tough, RAF, killed in action, was the elder son of Mr Tough, Cromartie Gardens, Tain. He was reported missing some months ago and the War Office has now intimated his death

Date of Paper:   19.11.1943
Surname:   Twiddy
Forename(s):   Not stated
Rank:   Sergeant
Regiment:   Royal Air Force
Home Address:   Chapman's Hotel, Invergordon

EXTRACT FROM RJ:    MISSING
Sgt. Twiddy, RAF, husband of Margaret Chapman of Chapman's Hotel, Invergordon, is reported missing overseas.

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