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Mackenzie Alexander, Pte, Saltburn

Private Alexander Mackenzie

Date of Paper: 12.11.1915?
Surname: Mackenzie
First Name(s): Alexander
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforths
Home Address: Saltburn?

No Headline

Private Alick Mackenzie, age 20, enlisted in November 1914 and went out to France with the first draft in February. Previous to enlisting he was employed as footman with Mrs Douglas, Halleath, Lochmaben.

Private Robert Mackenzie, aged 19, enlisted about September 1st, 1914, and went out to France with the first draft in February. He was slightly wounded at Neuve Chapelle, and invalided home. He is at present with 3/4th Seaforth Highlanders at Fort George and expects shortly to be sent back to France.

See entry below for details of his brother Robert Mackenzie

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Mackenzie Robert, Pte, Saltburn

Private Robert Mackenzie

Date of Paper: 12.11.1915?
Surname: Mackenzie
First Name(s): Robert
Rank: Private
Regiment: 3/4th Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Saltburn?

No Headline

Private Alick Mackenzie, age 20, enlisted in November 1914 and went out to France with the first draft in February. Previous to enlisting he was employed as footman with Mrs Douglas, Halleath, Lochmaben.

Private Robert Mackenzie, aged 19, enlisted about September 1st, 1914, and went out to France with the first draft in February. He was slightly wounded at Neuve Chapelle, and invalided home. He is at present with 3/4th Seaforth Highlanders at Fort George and expects shortly to be sent back to France.

See entry above for details of his brother Alexander Mackenzie

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Mackenzie Donald, Pte, Saltburn

Private Donald Mackenzie

Date of Paper: 05.11.1915
Surname: Mackenzie
First Name(s): Donald
Rank: Private
Regiment: 11th Royal Scots
Home Address: Ivy Cottage, Saltburn

A ROSS-SHIRE ROYAL SCOT WOUNDED

Mr Alexander Mackenzie, Ivy Cottage, Saltburn, is seeking information with regard to his son, No. 11979 Private Donald Mackenzie, A Company, 11th Royal Scots, of whom the above is a photograph. A sergeant in the same regiment has sent information to the effect that Private Mackenzie was wounded by shrapnel in both legs in the battle of 25th September. It is suggested that he is in a base hospital in France, but no word has been received from the man himself as to his whereabouts. Private Mackenzie enlisted in the Royal Scots about 15th August, 1914, previous to which he was employed as a compositor with Messrs Ritchie & Son, York Place, Edinburgh.
He is one of five brothers who are serving with the colours, two in the 1/4th Seaforths, one in the 2/4th Seaforths, and only last week the eldest son joined the 3/4th Seaforths. The village of Saltburn has done nobly, there now being 25 boys in the Army, and the majority with the county regiment. Any information as to Private Mackenzie will be gratefully received by the father or at this office.

Date of Paper: 12.11.1915

The above is Private Donald Mackenzie, 11th Royal Scots, wounded, about whom information is desired. He was a compositor to trade, and was employed with Messrs Ritchie & Son, York Place, Edinburgh, when he enlisted in August 1914. Yesterday intimation was received that he was “wounded and missing”.

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McGlashan Harry D, L Corp, Canada Ex Saltburn

Lance Corporal Harry Dundas McGlashan

Date of Paper: 07.07.1916
Surname: McGlashan
First Name(s): Harry Dundas
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Canadian Rifles
Home Address: Calgary, Alberta, Canada (formerly Saltburn, Invergordon)

SALTBURN CANADIAN KILLED

Lance-Corporal Harry Dundas McGlashan, 117386, Canadian (M) Rifles, was killed in action on June 2nd, 1916. He was killed instantly by a shell whilst assisting a wounded comrade close by the dressing station. In September 1915 Lance-Corporal McGlashan joined the Canadian (M) Rifles, and came over to England in October. At the end of January he went out to the front. He belonged to Saltburn, Invergordon, and was educated at Invergordon Academy. Five years ago he went to Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where he was employed in the City Hall as accountant. He was of a most noble disposition, and was never happier than when thinking and doing for others. He was 23 years of age.

Much sympathy is extended to his sorrowing mother, sisters, and brother, who now reside in Calgary. A photo of deceased appears today.

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Ross John, L Corp, Saltburn

Lance Corporal John Ross

Date of Paper: 13.12.1915
Surname: Ross
First Name(s): John
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: 7th Seaforth Highlanders
Home Address: Saltburn, Invergordon

No Headline

3736 Lance-Corporal John Ross, A Coy., 7th Seaforth Highlanders, reported wounded on 25th September, has not been heard of since. The above is his portrait, and his sister, Miss Annie Ross, Saltburn, Invergordon, would be glad to get any information about him.

Lance-Corporal Ross, who was a plumber with Mr D. Mackenzie, plumber contractor, Dingwall, joined Kitchener’s Army immediately the Secretary for War asked for men. He received his military training at Fort-George and in England and proceeded to the front with his regiment in July this year. He is well remembered in Dingwall, where his quiet, unassuming, and gentlemanly manner made him a general favourite.

His bother, Private William Ross, is with the Canadian Contingent in France. Another brother, Bombardier Alex Ross, took part in the Boer War, and succumbed to attack of enteric fever in 1900.
The above is a portrait of his brother, Pte. William Ross, of the Canadian Contingent, and who is presently fighting in France. Pte. Ross, who is 34 years of age, is also a plumber to trade. He went to Canada some years ago.

See entry below for details of his brother William Ross

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Ross William, Pte, Canada Ex Saltburn

Private William Ross

Date of Paper: 19.11.1915.
Surname: Ross
First Name(s): William
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Contingent
Home Address: Canada (formerly Saltburn, Invergordon)

No Headline

3736 Lance-Corporal John Ross, A Coy., 7th Seaforth Highlanders, reported wounded on 25th September, has not been heard of since. The above is his portrait, and his sister, Miss Annie Ross, Saltburn, Invergordon, would be glad to get any information about him.

Lance-Corporal Ross, who was a plumber with Mr D. Mackenzie, plumber contractor, Dingwall, joined Kitchener’s Army immediately the Secretary for War asked for men. He received his military training at Fort-George and in England and proceeded to the front with his regiment in July this year. He is well remembered in Dingwall, where his quiet, unassuming, and gentlemanly manner made him a general favourite.

His bother, Private William Ross, is with the Canadian Contingent in France. Another brother, Bombardier Alex Ross, took part in the Boer War, and succumbed to attack of enteric fever in 1900.
The above is a portrait of his brother, Pte. William Ross, of the Canadian Contingent, and who is presently fighting in France. Pte. Ross, who is 34 years of age, is also a plumber to trade. He went to Canada some years ago.

See entry above for details of his brother John Ross

Photo: #6485

Ross John, Pte, Saltburn

Private John Ross

Date of Paper: 07.07.1916
Surname: Ross
First Name(s): John
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforths
Home Address: Saltburn, Invergordon

We reproduce on this page photographs of Sergt. Robert Ross, Seaforths, and Private John Ross, Seaforths, sons of Mr Robert Ross, Saltburn. Sergt Robert Ross enlisted in the county territorial regiment within a week of the outbreak of war, and went with the battalion to through every engagement in which the battalion has taken part since going to France. Private John Ross, who also joined the Seaforths in 1915, was not so fortunate, he being wounded at Mametz in July last. He has made a good recovery, however, and is now with the reserve battalion.

Date of Paper: 20.12.1918 and 27.12.1918

SALTBURN 4th SEAFORTH MISSING - INFORMATION WANTED

Returned 1/4th Seaforths prisoners of war will greatly relieve the anxiety of Mr. Robert Ross, Saltburn, Invergordon, Ross-shire, if they can throw any light on the facts as to the fate of 200314 Sergt Robert Ross, 1/4th Seaforths, 51st Division, who was posted missing as from March 23rd 1915, the day following the German offensive, and of whom no reliable news has since been heard.
A photo. of Sergt. Ross is reproduced to-day. He was well-known in the battalion. One of the original B.E.F. men, he mobilised with the battalion and left with it for France in November, 1914. Sergt. Ross served with the battalion throughout until March last, sharing in its vicissitudes in field and billets. A splendid type of Highlander, a smart n.c.o., a popular personality in the regiment, he had that affection in the hearts of the men which went out freely to all the veterans of the war. The eldest son of Mr. Robert Ross, he was a carpenter to trade. Mr. Ross’s only other son was wounded at Mametz Wood in July, 1915, losing the sight of one eye, since when he has been transferred into the A.S.C., and is at present stationed at Dundee.

See entry below for details of his brother Robert Ross

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Ross Robert, Sgt, Saltburn

Sergeant Robert Ross

Date of Paper: 07.07.1916
Surname: Ross
First Name(s): Robert
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: 1/4th Seaforths
Home Address: Saltburn, Invergordon

We reproduce on this page photographs of Sergt. Robert Ross, Seaforths, and Private John Ross, Seaforths, sons of Mr Robert Ross, Saltburn. Sergt Robert Ross enlisted in the county territorial regiment within a week of the outbreak of war, and went with the battalion to through every engagement in which the battalion has taken part since going to France. Private John Ross, who also joined the Seaforths in 1915, was not so fortunate, he being wounded at Mametz in July last. He has made a good recovery, however, and is now with the reserve battalion.

Date of Paper: 20.12.1918 and 27.12.1918

SALTBURN 4th SEAFORTH MISSING - INFORMATION WANTED

Returned 1/4th Seaforths prisoners of war will greatly relieve the anxiety of Mr. Robert Ross, Saltburn, Invergordon, Ross-shire, if they can throw any light on the facts as to the fate of 200314 Sergt Robert Ross, 1/4th Seaforths, 51st Division, who was posted missing as from March 23rd 1915, the day following the German offensive, and of whom no reliable news has since been heard.
A photo. of Sergt. Ross is reproduced to-day. He was well-known in the battalion. One of the original B.E.F. men, he mobilised with the battalion and left with it for France in November, 1914. Sergt. Ross served with the battalion throughout until March last, sharing in its vicissitudes in field and billets. A splendid type of Highlander, a smart n.c.o., a popular personality in the regiment, he had that affection in the hearts of the men which went out freely to all the veterans of the war. The eldest son of Mr. Robert Ross, he was a carpenter to trade. Mr. Ross’s only other son was wounded at Mametz Wood in July, 1915, losing the sight of one eye, since when he has been transferred into the A.S.C., and is at present stationed at Dundee.

See entry above for details of his brother John Ross