Weem War Memorial

We Will Remember Them

Unveiled by Mrs Francis Willey, Castle Menzies, June 19th 1921

 

Archibald Cameron     1701

 

Private 6th Battalion Queens Own Cameron Highlanders

 

Joined Kingussie, Invernessshire

Born Dull  1897

Son of Archibald and Mary Cameron Castle Menzies Farm

Resided Aberfeldy

 

Killed in Action 16.09.16 on Somme - No Known Grave

Commemorated on Theipal Memorial, Somme. France

 

Peter Cameron   701057

 

Private 43rd Battalion Manitoba Regiment

 

Born Perth 5th April 1888

Son of Duncan and Jane Cameron Upper Borlick Killiechassie

Farmer Winnipeg Canada

 

Arrived in England on SS Olympic 6th July 1916

Died of Wounds #13 General Hospital Boulogne 12th October 1916

Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cementry Plot VIII, Row D, Grave 138

 

 

William Cameron

Corporal Scottish Horse

 

Son of Duncan and Jane Cameron Upper Borlick Killiechassie

Brother of Peter Cameron

Joined Scottish Horse in Dunkeld on 24.05.15 age 33

 

Transferred to Labour Corps (#438710) at Skegness 30.10.17

Died 5th March 1919.

 

 

 

John Henry Gallaway    M/282439

Private Royal Army Service Corps #1 RMTD

 

Born Perth. Resided Jedburgh

Son of Mrs Galloway Aberfeldy. Husband of the Late Agnes Lottie Cochran

 

Died at home 24th January 1917

Remembered with Honour Chislehurst Cemetery

 

Donald MacLeish    266218

Private 6th (Perthshire) Battalion Black Watch

Born 1884 in Aberfeldy

 

Son of the late Robert and Margaret MacLeish of Aberfeldy

 

Killed in Action at the Bois de Courton 27th July 1918

Buried in Marfaux British Cementry, Marne, Plot VIII, Row J, Grave 5

 

 

William Robertson    59166

Private D Company 17th (Bantam) Battalion Royal Scots

 

Born Dull 1900

Son of Alexander and Elisabeth Robertson, Meadow Cottage, Boltachan.

A Printers Apprentice.

 

Killed in Action 29th September 1918.

Buried in Zantvoorde British Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 1. Row G. Grave 24

 

David Stewart MM    859517

Corporal 43rd Battalion Manitoba Regiment

Born Aberfeldy 12th January 1892

Son of David and Mary Macpherson Stewart Upper Borlick Killiechassie

Farmer Manitou, Manitoba

 

Died 26th October  1917 aged 25

Buried in Poelcapelle British Cementry Belguim. Plot XXXI, Row D, Grave 7

 

1939 - 1945

William Newton    275007

Corporal 2nd Battalion Black Watch

 

Born Isle of Mull 1914

Son of Helen Drummond Castle Menzies Farm Aberfeldy

Resided Perth

 

Drowned at Sea off Crete 28th May 1941

Commemorated on Athens Memorial, Face 6

Dull and Weem Parish Church of Scotland Scottish Charity Number SC 001465 Congregational Number 271608