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Private D. Matheson

Date of Paper: 02.08.1940
Surname: Matheson
Forename(s): D.
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforths
Home Address: Springfield, Balblair, Conon Bridge

Pte. D. Matheson, The Seaforths, missing, is a son of Mr and Mrs Matheson, Springfield. Prior to the war he was assisting his parents on the farm.

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Corporal A. Munro

Date of Paper: 16.08.1940
Surname: Munro
Forename(s): A.
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Poyntzfield, Jemimaville, exBraes, Ullapool

Corpl. A. Munro, The Seaforths, prisoner of war, is the son of Mr Murdo Munro and of the late Mrs Munro, Braes, Ullapool. His wife resides at Poyntzfield, Jemimaville.

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Sergeant A. Pringle

Date of Paper: 11.10.1940
Surname: Pringle
Forename(s): A.
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: 4th Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Kirkton, Balblair, Conon Bridge

The War Office announces the death of Sergeant A. Pringle, Cromarty, 4th Seaforth Highlanders, who was reported missing in June. A son of Mr and Mrs Pringle, Kirkton, Balblair, Sergeant Pringle in civil life was van driver to Mr R. Matheson, baker, and was well known in the town and district. He was married and leaves a widow and one child.

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Major Charles John Shaw-Mackenzie

Date of Paper: 09.08.1940
Surname: Shaw-Mackenzie
Forename(s): Charles John
Rank: Major
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Newhall, Resolis, Conon Bridge

Major Charles John Shaw-Mackenzie, MBE, The Seaforths, previously reported missing, now reported a prisoner of war, is the only son of the late Dr. J. A. Shaw-Mackenzie of Newhall, the descendant of an old Highland family, who won for himself an enduring reputation for his research work and important discoveries in the diagnosis and curative treatment of cancer. Major Shaw-Mackenzie was in The Seaforth Regulars, and on retirement after 16-1/2 years service, he joined the Territorials. His wife, who was Miss Elford, a niece of the late Mr J. Douglas Fletcher of Rosehaugh, resides at Newhall, Resolis.

Handwritten note: “Repatriated 22nd Sept., 1944.”

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Private John Smith

Date of Paper: 02.08.1940
Surname: Smith
Forename(s): John
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforths
Home Address: Ferryton, Balblair, Conon Bridge

Pte. John Smith, The Seaforths, missing, was a chauffeur with Mr Holmes, Braelangwell, who is also on active service, prior to the war, and resided with Mrs Ross, Ferryton, Balblair.

Handwritten notes: “Missing. Prisoner of War 6th Sept., 1940. Liberated 27th April, 1945.”

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Private Peter Stewart

Date of Paper: 27.11.1942
Surname: Stewart
Forename(s): Peter
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: North Lodge, Poyntzfield

Pte. Peter Stewart, The Seaforths, wounded in the Middle East in November, 1942, is the husband of Mrs M. M. Stewart, North Lodge, Poyntzfield, Conon Bridge.

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Private John Swanson

Date of paper: 26.07.1940
Surname: Swanson
Forename(s): John
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Ballicherry, Poyntzfield, Conon Bridge

Pte. Robert Swanson and Pte. John Swanson, The Seaforths, missing, are sons of Mr and Mrs Swanson, Ballicherry, Poyntzfield. Both were Territorials before the war and were employed by Mr Wylie, Ballicherry.

Handwritten notes: “Prisoners of War 20th Sept., 1940. Released in Poland 20/4/45/”

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Private Robert Swanson

Date of paper: 26.07.1940
Surname: Swanson
Forename(s): Robert
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Ballicherry, Poyntzfield, Conon Bridge

Pte. Robert Swanson and Pte. John Swanson, The Seaforths, missing, are sons of Mr and Mrs Swanson, Ballicherry, Poyntzfield. Both were Territorials before the war and were employed by Mr Wylie, Ballicherry.

Handwritten notes: “Prisoners of War 20th Sept., 1940. Released in Poland 20/4/45/”

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Lance Corporal Alexander F. Thomson

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

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

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