Bunessan War Memorial
Location : 505.555

Situated close to Bunessan Primary School just off the A849 Craignure to Fionnphort road.
View from Salen to Tobermory road.
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TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OUR FREEDOM GREAT WAR 1 1914-1918
PTE. DAVID ANDERSON
PTE. ARCHIBALD BEATON
PTE. DONALD BEATON See Note 1
PTE JAMES BROWN
P.O. COLIN CAMERON
PTE. DUGALD CAMERON
PTE JAMES CAMERON
A.B. LACHLAN CAMERON
A.B. NEIL CAMERON see Note 2
PTE ROBERT CARNIE
COL. LESLIE SINCLAIR CHEAPE
COL. HUGH A CHEAPE
PTE ROBERT CLEGHORN
PTE WILLIAM CRAIG
A.B. JOHN COWAN
A.B. DUNCAN MUNN LAMONT
LIEUT HECTOR MACLEAN LEE
PTE. DONALD MACCALLUM See Note 4
A.B. HECTOR MACCALLUM
A.B. HUGH MACCALLUM
PIPER JOHN SWEENEY D.C.M.
PTE DUNCAN MACCOLL
C.E.R.A. 1st Cl WILLIAM MACORMACK
PTE ARCHIBALD MACDONALD
CPO DONALD MACDONALD
CPT HUGH MACDONALD
PTE. JOHN MACDONALD
PTE ALEXANDER MACDOUGALL
A.B. JOHN MACFARLANE
A.B. MALCOLM MACFARLANE
A.B. NEIL MACFARLANE
A.B. JOHN MACGILLIVRAY see Note 3
PTE. DUNCAN MACINNES
SGT. WILLIAM MACKINLAY D.C.M.
A.B. ARCHIBALD MACKECHNIE
SGT ARCHIBALD J MACKECHNIE
L Cpl ALEXANDER MACLEAN
SGT. DONALD MACLEAN
A.B NEIL MACFEE
L Cpl ROBERT MACQUATTIE
SGT JAMES STIRRAT D.C.M
   
GREAT WAR II 1939-1945  
   
GDSM DUNCAN MACFADYEN
PTE. CHARLES MACKINNON
CHIEF OFFICER JAMES CAMERON MN

THEIRS IS THE GLORY
PTE. DAVID MACARTHUR
A.B. DONALD KENNEDY R.N.
   
Note 1 Rank:Private
Service No:238006
Date of Death:24/04/1917
Age:36
Regiment/Service:Seaforth Highlanders "D" Coy. 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. E. 6.
Cemetery:Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France
Additional Information:Son of John and Catherine Beaton, of Lower Ardtun, Bunessan, Mull; husband of Catherine MacColl Beaton, of Ardsheal, Kentallen, Argyll.
 
Note 2 Rank:Boatswain
Trade:Bosun
Date of Death:19/08/1917
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Mercantile Marine S.S. "Gartness" (Glasgow)
Panel Reference:
Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial
Additional Information:Son of Donald Cameron, of Uisken, Bunessan, Mull, Scotland, and the late Flora Cameron. Born at Oban.
 
Note 3  Rank:Able Seaman
Service No:1712/SD
Date of Death:03/09/1919
Age:31
Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. "Victory."
Grave Reference: In North-West part.
Cemetery:Kilvickeon Old Churchyard, Kilfinichen And Kilvickeon, Isle Of Mull
Additional Information:Son of Ann MacGillivray, of Erraid Island, Ross of Mull, Oban, and the late John MacGillivray. (In the same grave is buried : MacGillivray, Dk. Hd. Hector, 2817/S.D. R.N.R. H.M.S. "Wallington." 1st April, 1922. Son of Ann MacGillivrery, of Erraid Island, Ross of Mull, and the late John MacGillivray).
 
Note 4  Nineteen year old Donald McCallum from Kintra was one of the casualties of Gallipoli. He was one of the five sons of John McCallum a mason/ builder and his wife Mary. A former pupil of the school at Creich, he became an apprentice carpenter at Greenock and joined the 5th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Greenock Territorials). He went into training at the outbreak of war. On 3 July the next year he arrived at the front and in little over a week he was killed in action in the Dardanelles, on 12 July 1915. Valerie Fielding, both Volunteer and Director at the Ross of Mull Historical Centre, Bunessan, Isle of Mull



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