Morgan Academy Roll of Honour

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1 Morgan Academy Roll of Honour M Surname Macdonald Serial G3 David Johnston Craigie Cliff, Ferry Road, Dundee Royal Garrison Artillery Captain 29 October 1917 France "He died at his post directing the guns on the enemy" Surname Mackenzie Serial G7 John Kincaid, MA Border Regiment Second Lieutenant 27 May 1918 Courville, France Killed while on patrol duty, John Mackenzie was a graduate in Arts of St Andrews University. Before enlisting as a private in the Black Watch he was a student studying for the ministrty of the Epicopal Church in Scotland. John was one of two sons of Mr and Mrs Mackenzie, Riverview, Wormit: see also Fred. Page 1 of 11

2 Surname Mackenzie Serial G6 Frederick Thomas, MA (St And) BA (Oxon) Royal Field Artillery Lieutenant Missing 23 March 1918 Near Beaumont-en-Beine Lieutenant Mackenzie was a Lecturer in the University of St Andrews, dux of the School in 1905, and the winner of several medals both at School and at University. Enlisted in the RFA. He was reported "missing" and later presumed killed in the retirement from St Quentin on 23 March Fred was one of two sons of Mr and Mrs Mackenzie, Riverview, Wormit: see also John. Page 2 of 11

3 Surname Macpherson Serial G9 Donald 36 North Lindsay Street, Dundee Scottish Horse - attached 1/3 Black Watch Sergeant 6 October 1918 St Quentin Donald Macpherson joined the Scottish Horse in August 1914 and fought in Gallipoli, where contacted malaria and dysentery. He came home to recuperate but volunteered for further oversea service. He was sento Salonica where he distinguished himself as a scout leader and was mentioned in despatches. In 1918 he landed in France with his Battalion. His brother-in-law, writing home, thus described his death: "We were going up to take over the front line when we were heavily shelled. Headquarters Company stopped, and as we passed Donald gave me a 'cheerio', but just five minutes later a shell landed amongst them, killing Donald and the Adjutant." Page 3 of 11

4 Surname Martin Serial H2 Keith Seaforth Highlanders 4/5 Bat. Private 21 March 1918 Beaumely-les-Cambrai A clerk with his father, 9 Exchange Lane, Dundee, Private Martin joined the Seaforth Highlanders in He went to France in December and was only 19 at the time of his death. He was one of a little band of Seaforths holding an important position. One by one the members of the party were shot down but the gallant lad kept on fighting until he, too, was killed. Surname Martin Serial H1 David Anderson 89 Hospital Wynd Black Watch 7th Bat. Lance-Corporal 23 April 1917 Fampoux, near Arras David Martin was an apprentice piano tuner when he joined the 7th Black Watch in December He proceeded to France in November Page 4 of 11

5 Surname McEwan Serial G4 Peter 68 St Andrews Street, Dundee Black Watch 4th Bat. Corporal Died 3 May 1918 Forfar Corporal McEwan had been in the Regular Army and served in the South African War. He had the Queen's Medal with six bars (Cape Colony, Laing's Neck, Relief of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Tugela Heights), and the King's Medal with two bars (South Africa 1901 and 1902). As a reservist he was called up at the outbreak of war and was on duty at different depots after mobilization. In civil life Corporal McEwan was a clerk in the Electricity Suppply Deprtment, Dundee. Surname McGregor Serial G5 Andrew Smith 138 Ferry Road, Dundee Cameron Highlanders 1st Bat. Private 17 October 1918 France Private McGregor was a member of the staff of the City Chamberlain's Office. He was well known in the Boys' Brigade, having been an enthusiastic NCO of the 3rd Dundee (YMCA) Company, among whom he was a general favourite. Enlisting in the Cameron Highlanders and transferred to the Lovat Scouts, Private McGregor, who was only 19 years of age, was in France for several months. Page 5 of 11

6 Surname McKinnon Serial G8 James Beaton, BD Hillock House, Kingennie Middlesex Regiment Second Lieutenant 7 June 1917 Messines Ridge A School medalist, James McKinnon was a member of St Andrews OTC when he received his commission in the Middlesex Regiment. In civill life Mr McKinnon had just complete a course of training for the ministry of th established Church of Scotland. Surname Mechan Serial H3 David Melville Scots Guards Private 20 October 1917 France Page 6 of 11

7 Surname Melville Serial H4 James Nicoll 6 Dalkeith Road, Dundee Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Private 24 April 1918 France Surname Millar Serial H6 John Royal Navy Engineer Lieutenant 5 July 1915 John Millar's ship was blown up by contact with a floating mine. John and his brother Douglas were sons of Mr TM Millar, 6 Argylle Street, Dundee. Page 7 of 11

8 Surname Millar Serial H5 Douglas A Dundee Gordon Highlanders 1st Bat. Second Lieutenant 18 July 1916 Delville Wood, France Before joining the Gordons Douglas Millar was a private in the RAMC. Douglas and his brother John were sons of Mr TM Millar, 6 Argylle Street, Dundee Surname Miller Serial H7 Alexander J 37 Baldovan Terrace, Dundee King's Own Scottish Borderers Private 8 May 1917 Arras Killed by a bursting shell at Arras. Page 8 of 11

9 Surname Miller Serial H9 George Clark 1 Melrose Terrace, Dundee Royal Scots Fusiliers Captain 26 August 1918 Henin Hill, near Arras George C Miller was Dux of the School in 1909 and "Armitstead" medallist, He saw a good deal of service in Palestine and was twice wounded. Later he transferred to the Western front. When war broke out Captain Miller was a Science student in the University of St Andrews. Surname Miller Serial H8 George Bell Royal Flying Corps Second Lieutenant 1 May 1917 George B Miller was son of John R Miller, organ builder, Dundee. He enlisted in the Highland Light Infantry but at the time of his death he was a member of the Royal Flying Corps. He and his pilot went on a night bombing expedition from which they did not return. They are presumed to have been killed. Page 9 of 11

10 Surname Milne Serial I1 David, ARIBA Essex Regiment 10th Bat. Second Lieutenant 21 September 1918 Hindenburg Line David Milne was the son of the late Mr DM Milne, confectioner, Victoria Road, Dundee. When war broke out he was practising as an architect and surveyor in Doncaster. He enlisted as a private in the London Scottish. After a period of training as a cadet he received a commission in the 10th Esses Regiment. He was killed in an atack on the Hindenburg line. Surname Mitchell Serial I2 John R 5 Ellen Street, Dundee Black Watch 1/6 Bat. Corporal 20 July 1918 France In ciivil life Corporal Mitchell was a clerk in the Gas Commissioners' Office. Page 10 of 11

11 Surname Mudie Serial I3 James, MA Education Authority Offices, Dundee Royal Scots Lieutenant 1 October 1916 Struma Valley, Salonica An able student of University College, Dundee, and an enthusiastic member of the OTC, James mudie was preparing to enter the teaching profession when war broke out. He received a commission in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He went to the East with the Royal Scots to which he was afterwards attached. Surname Murray Serial I4 Peter Herbert 16 Baxter Park Terrace, Dundee Seaforth Highlanders Lance-Corporal 9 November 1917 Battle of Tekrit, Mesopotamia Lance-Corporal Murray was Dux of the School in 1913 and a medallist in Scripture Knowledge, English and French. He entered the University of Edinburgh as third bursar and, continuing his studies there, secured medals in French and Logic. He gave every promise of a distinguished University career. He was a keen Scoutmaster and a devoted worker in connection with the YMCA. Page 11 of 11