Kinlochspleve War Memorial
Location : 655.257

Situated just off the Lochbuie road between Loch Spelve and Loch Uisg.
View from Strathcoil to Lochbuie road.
Memorial Inscription

1914 - 19

2nd Lt. Alan K Williamson 8th A. & S.H.
Cpl. Charles Gorrie - 8th A. & S.H.   See Note 1
Cpl. Arthur George - R.W.S.
L.Cpl. Donald D MacRae 8th A. & S.H.
Pte. David B. Gorrie - G.H.   See Note 2
Pte. Donald Gorrie - 8th A. & S.H.   See Note 3
Pte. Alexander MacLaine - 8th A. & S.H.
Pte. Alexander MacFadyen - 8th A. & S.H.


The Armistice was signed on November 11th 1918, but that was basically only a ceasefire agreement. The official end of hostilities came with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28th 1919.

This is why, as in this case, a number of war memorials show 1914 - 1919 and not 1914 - 1918.
Note 1

Name: GORRIE, DAVID BAIN
Initials: D B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 26/09/1915
Service No: S/14725
Additional information: Son of Sarah Gorrie, of Lochbuie, Oban, Argyll, and the late John Gorrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 119 to 124.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Note 2

Name: GORRIE, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 23/10/1918
Service No: S/41026
Additional information: Son of John and Sarah Gorrie, of Lochbuie, Isle of Mull.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

Note 3

Name: GORRIE, DONALD
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 24/09/1918
Service No: 201922
Additional information: Son of Sarah Gorrie, of Lochbuie, Oban, Argyll, and the late John Gorrie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. B. 31.
Cemetery: VILLERS HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-GUISLAIN


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