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Photo: #6448

Bannerman Dugald, Sgt, Nigg

Sergeant Dugald Bannerman

Date of Paper: 28.07.1916
Surname: Bannerman
First Name(s): Dugald
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Pitcalnie, Nigg

THE LATE SERGT. D. BANNERMAN

8864 Sergeant Dugald Bannerman, 1st Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed in Mesopotamia on 22nd April, 1916, and of whom we reproduce a photograph, was the oldest son of Mrs Bannerman, Pitcalnie, Nigg. He was 32 years of age, and was a native of Fearn. An old Seaforth Highlander, he was in the Argentine when he heard the call in August 1914. He immediately came home and rejoined the regiment. He served in France and then went to the East. He was killed instantly early in the assault of the night of 22nd April.

Three other members of the family are serving in the colours, one in the 3rd Camerons, one in the 4th Seaforths, and another with the Canadians.

Photo: #6442

Forbes George, Pte, Nigg

Private George Forbes

Date of Paper: 08.06.1917
Surname: Forbes
First Name(s): George
Rank: Private
Regiment: Lovat Scouts /Gordons
Home Address: Cullisse, Nigg.

TWO NIGG LOVAT SCOUTS

Today there is reproduced photographs of two sons of Mr John Forbes, cattleman, Cullisse, Nigg.
Pte. George Forbes, 5/40464, Gordons, joined the Lovat Scouts early in 1915, and transferred subsequently to the Gordons. He was wounded in France on 4th April 1917.

Pte. James Forbes, 5/4076, also joined the Scouts, and subsequently transferred to the Gordons. He was invalided home suffering from pleurisy after being several months in the trenches.

See entry below for details of his brother James Forbes

Photo: #6445

Forbes James, Pte, Nigg

Private James Forbes

Date of Paper: 08.06.1917
Surname: Forbes
First Name(s): James
Rank: Private
Regiment: Lovat Scouts /Gordons
Home Address: Cullisse, Nigg.

TWO NIGG LOVAT SCOUTS

Today there is reproduced photographs of two sons of Mr John Forbes, cattleman, Cullisse, Nigg.
Pte. George Forbes, 5/40464, Gordons, joined the Lovat Scouts early in 1915, and transferred subsequently to the Gordons. He was wounded in France on 4th April 1917.

Pte. James Forbes, 5/4076, also joined the Scouts, and subsequently transferred to the Gordons. He was invalided home suffering from pleurisy after being several months in the trenches.

See entry above for details of his brother George Forbes

Photo: #6433

Fraser W J, Corp, Nigg

Corporal W. J. Fraser

Date of Paper: 06.07.1917
Surname: Fraser
First Name(s): W. J.
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Lovat Scouts / Cameron Highlanders
Home Address: Calrossie, Nigg

THE LATE CORPL. W. J. FRASER, LOVAT SCOUTS, NIGG

A photograph of the late Corporal W. J. Fraser, son of Mr William Fraser, cattleman, Calrossie, Nigg, and Mrs Fraser, appears today. Corporal Fraser was killed in action on the Western Front on 3rd May 1917. Originally in the Lovat Scouts, he served in the Gallipoli Peninsula and in Egypt, transferring subsequently to the Cameron Highlanders. In civil life he was an agent of the Prudential Assurance Company, and a well known personality in Easter Ross. A handsome fellow, of splendid soldierly qualities, he was widely respected.

Deep sympathy goes out to the bereaved family.

Photo: #6436

Mackenzie Alexander, Gunner, Nigg

Gunner Alexander Mackenzie

Date of Paper: 11.04.1919
Surname: Mackenzie
First Name(s): Alexander
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Home Address: Lower Bayfield, Nigg

NIGG FARMER IN BELGIUM

Gunner Alexander Mackenzie, RFA, whose portrait is reproduced today, is the only son of Mr and Mrs Robert Mackenzie, Lower Bayfield, Nigg. Aged 22, he enlisted in March 1917, and went to France a few months after. In October 1917 he was wounded, and, being sent to Blighty, he was retained in hospital till February 1918. He was again sent to France in July last year, and took part in the engagements which led to the Armistice being signed in November. He is now in Belgium with the Army of Occupation.

Photo: #6444

Mackintosh James D, Pte, Nigg

Private James David Mackintosh

Date of Paper: 19.05.1916
Surname: Mackintosh
First Name(s): James David
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Clyne Cottage, Newfield, Nigg

THE LATE PTE. J. D. MACKINTOSH, NIGG

Pte. James David Mackintosh, Seaforth Highlanders, youngest son of Mrs Mackintosh, Clyne Cottage, Newfield, Nigg, who was killed in action on 30th March, 1916, before the war was a marine engineer in British waters, and in September, 1914, enlisted for the period of the war, going through his preliminary training in England. He proceeded abroad about a year ago, and has been continuously on active service. The son of the late Mr James Mackintosh and Mrs Mackintosh, Nigg, his only brother is employed minesweeping for the Royal Navy. A photograph of deceased appears today.

Photo: #6438

Macrae Alick, Pte, Nigg

Private Alick Macrae

Paper: 27.07.1917
Surname: Macrae
First Name(s): Alick
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforths
Home Address: Easter Rarichie, Nigg

TWO RARICHIE SOLDIERS

Private Duncan Macrae mobilised with the Lovat Scouts on the outbreak of war, and proceeded overseas with his regiment in September 1915. He saw much active service at Gallipoli, Egypt, and elsewhere. He was severely wounded on the 6th December 1916, and after lying in a base hospital for a considerable time, was transferred to Malta, where he still is. Pte. Macrae has been operated on several times with some success, but is not yet able to get up. His letters home are always cheerful, and he expressed delight with the kindness of the nurses.

His younger brother, Pte. Alick Macrae, has been on active service with a Seaforth Territorial battalion for more than a year. He went to France in November 1916 and was severely wounded on both legs at the great advance on 9th April. He is now in hospital at Manchester, and his friends are pleased to learn that he is making good progress towards recovery. He hopes to be out of bed by mid-August.

Both these lads are sons of Mr A. Macrae, shepherd, Easter Rarichie, Nigg.

See entry below for details of his brother Duncan Macrae

Photo: #6441

Macrae Duncan, Pte, Nigg

Private Duncan Macrae

Paper: 27.07.1917
Surname: Macrae
First Name(s): Duncan
Rank: Private
Regiment: Lovat Scouts
Home Address: Easter Rarichie, Nigg

TWO RARICHIE SOLDIERS

Private Duncan Macrae mobilised with the Lovat Scouts on the outbreak of war, and proceeded overseas with his regiment in September 1915. He saw much active service at Gallipoli, Egypt, and elsewhere. He was severely wounded on the 6th December 1916, and after lying in a base hospital for a considerable time, was transferred to Malta, where he still is. Pte. Macrae has been operated on several times with some success, but is not yet able to get up. His letters home are always cheerful, and he expressed delight with the kindness of the nurses.

His younger brother, Pte. Alick Macrae, has been on active service with a Seaforth Territorial battalion for more than a year. He went to France in November 1916 and was severely wounded on both legs at the great advance on 9th April. He is now in hospital at Manchester, and his friends are pleased to learn that he is making good progress towards recovery. He hopes to be out of bed by mid-August.

Both these lads are sons of Mr A. Macrae, shepherd, Easter Rarichie, Nigg.

See entry above for details of his brother Alick Macrae

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