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Squadron Leader William Pat Ferrie

Date of Paper: 10.05.1946
Surname: Ferrie
Forename(s): William Pat
Rank: Squadron Leader
Regiment: Royal Air Force
Home Address: 33 Kingsborough Gardens, Glasgow, ex-Delny House, Delny, Ross-shire

FERRIE

Reported to have lost his life as the result of an aircraft accident in Iraq, on 25th April, 1946, S/Leader Wm. Pat Ferrie, DFC, AFC, RAFVR, beloved husband of Joyce M. Sharp, 33 Kingsborough Gardens, Glasgow, and younger son of the late W. B. Ferrie, Kinloss, and Mrs A.P. Ferrie, Delny House, Delny, Ross-shire.

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Company Quartermaster Sergeant John E. Morrison

Date of Paper: 14.04.1944
Surname: Morrison
Forename(s): John E.
Rank: Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Regiment: Scots Guards
Home Address: Smithy Cottage, Delny

MORRISON

Killed on Active Service, in Italy, in February 1944, C.Q.M.S. John E. Morrison, Scots Guards, beloved eldest son of John Morrison, Smithy Cottage, Delny.

Till memory fades and life departs,
He’ll live forever in our hearts.

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Private Thomas Newlands

Date of Paper: 28.06.1940
Surname: Newlands
Forename(s): Thomas
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Kildary

DIED OF WOUNDS

Private Tom Newlands, Seaforth Highlanders, died, was the husband of Mrs Bella Newlands, Kildary. He was 34 years of age. This is the second son of this family who has given his life for his country. Private William Newlands, Seaforth Highlanders, 30 years of age, was in the course of his training when he took ill and died in hospital in England at the end of last December. The remains were brought home and interred without military honors at Logie Easter. Pte. Wm. Newlands left a widow and one child.

See entry below for details of his brother William Newlands

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Private William Newlands

Date of Paper: 05.01.1940
Surname: Newlands
Forename(s): William
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Kildary

Private William Newlands, of the 4th Seaforth Highlanders, was buried with full military honours on Friday, 22nd December, in Logie Easter Churchyard. Deceased was in the Territorial Army and was called up at the outbreak of hostilities. He was training in Dingwall and England. He was 30 years of age. His death, which took place at the Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot, was regretted by all who knew him. He leaves a widow and one child, to whom much sympathy is extended.

Date of Paper: 28.06.1940

DIED OF WOUNDS

Private Tom Newlands, Seaforth Highlanders, died, was the husband of Mrs Bella Newlands, Kildary. He was 34 years of age. This is the second son of this family who has given his life for his country. Private William Newlands, Seaforth Highlanders, 30 years of age, was in the course of his training when he took ill and died in hospital in England at the end of last December. The remains were brought home and interred without military honors at Logie Easter. Pte. Wm. Newlands left a widow and one child.

See entry above for details of his brother Thomas Newlands

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Lieutenant Commander Henry Nevile Reid

Date of Paper: 09.01.1942
Surname: Reid
Forename(s): Henry Nevile
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Regiment: Royal Navy
Home Address: Shandwick, Kildary

LIEUT.-COMMANDER HENRY N. REID

Lieut.-Commander Henry Nevile Reid, RN, who was lost on HMS Prince of Wales, sunk off Singapore on 10th December, 1941, was the second son of Mr and Mrs Nevile Reid of Shandwick, Kildary, Easter Ross. In 1921 he entered Dartmouth College, and from January 1925 was a cadet and midshipman for three years. He was confirmed as Sub-Lieutenant from July 1928, and served as such in the Repulse. In April 1930 he was promoted to Lieutenant, and appointed to the destroyer Versatile. He specialised in signals in 1932, and for the next two years was signal officer in the 5th Destroyer Flotilla in HMS Exmouth. In 1935 he became Flag Lieutenant to the Rear-Admiral of the Mediterranean Base Defences, and a year later Flag Lieutenant and squadron signals and wireless officer to the Rear-Admiral Commanding 1st Cruiser Squadron, Mediterranean, in the Sussex and London. In November 1938 he was appointed for a term of general service as second-in-command of the sloop Rochester on the African Station.

Lieut.-Commander Reid was married in 1937 to Joan, only daughter of Brigadier-General N. W. Webber, CMG, DSO, and Mrs Webber, of Fintry Cottage, Camberley.

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