Videos tagged with "23rd"
Major William Bruce Gardyne of Middleton Memorial Gravestone Inverkeilor Scotland [00:42]
Tour Scotland video of the Major William Bruce Gardyne of Middleton memorial gravestone on visit to Inverkeilor, Angus. William Bruce Gardyne, Esquire, of Middleton, Major 37th regiment, born 1777, died 15th of June 1846. And his wife Catharine Cameron Bruce Gardyne, born 9th of November 1798, died 9th of October 1871. Also their children Anne, born 1826, died 15th of May 1831. James Macpherson, born 1828, died 23rd of April 1828. Agnes Mary, born 1835, died 25th of March 1847. Even Bruce Gardyne, Esquire, late Major 6th Royals, born 15th of April 1833, died 9th of September 1875, laid to rest in Dalhousie, Punjaub, India. Also Catherine his daughter, born 2nd of August 1873, died 6th of August 1874, laid to rest in Sealkote, Punjaub, India.The chiefly family of Garden or Gardyne of that Ilk are a very ancient family, who were proprietors in Angus from a remote period, and are first recorded in the locality of the Kirkdon of Angus in 1008 when they are called De Garthuen. First referred to, as the Gardyne of that Ilk, in the Ragman Roll of 1296 the clan was centred on Gardyne Castle and their lands of Cononsyth, Lawton and Middleton in the county of Angus.
Hastings War Grave Sleepyhillock Cemetery Montrose Scotland [00:29]
Tour Scotland video of Gunner, George Douglas Hastings, gravestone in Sleepyhillock Cemetery on visit to Montrose. George served with the Royal Artillery and died aged 25, on the 23rd of September 1944. He was the son of George Henry and Ellen Martha Hastings, of Corby, Northamptonshire.
View from Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, Scotland [00:25]
Here's the view from the top of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, Scotland. Taken on April 23rd, 2012!
Crombie Memorial Stained Glass Window St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen Scotland [00:46]
Tour Scotland video of the John Eugene Crombie memorial stained glass window in St Machar's Cathedral on visit to Aberdeen. Born 30th April 1896, died 23rd April 1917. He was born at 91 Onslow Square, London, the only son of John William Crombie, Liberal MP for Kincardineshire. Eugene as he was always known was a Captain in the Gordon Highlanders who was Killed in Action, St. George's Day, 1917. He was also a War Poet and here is one of his poems. Easter Day, 1917, The Eve of the Battle. I rose and watched the eternal giant of fire, Renew his struggle with the grey monk Dawn, Slowly supreme, though broadening streaks of blood, Besmirch the threadbare cloak, and pour his flood. Of life and strength on our yet sleeping choir. As I went out to church on Easter morn. Returning with the song of birds and men. Acclaiming victory of throbbing life, I saw the fairies of the morning shower, Giving to drink each waking blade and flower, I saw the new world take Communion then, and now 'tis night and we return to strife. Huts, France, April, 1917. Eugene is buried in Duisans British Cemetery Etrun, Pas De Calais, France,.
David Stevenson Ireland Gravestone Eastern Cemetery St Andrews Fife Scotland [00:28]
Tour Scotland video of the David Stevenson Ireland gravestone on visit to the Eastern Cemetery by the Pends in St Andrews, Fife. In memory of David of Denark and Argyle Brewery, a Councillor and Magistrate of this city who died on the 23rd of August 1890. Also in memory of his wife Amelia Bonthrone who was born in Auchtermuchty, Fife in 1841 and who died on the 16th of June, 1891.