LYON WAR MEMORIAL
World War 1 &
2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Baird Ferguson
and Marilyn Mackenzie
Glen Lyon memorial takes the form of a cairn and Mr Alex McCallum, Camusbrachan
1921, father of John Alexander McCallum, designed and built the Glen
Lyon War Memorial.
Copyright Baird Ferguson 2014
THE GLORY OF GOD
GRATEFUL REMEBRANCE OF THOSE FROM GLENLYON
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
Colonel, 2nd/1st Scottish Horse. Died 6 November 1915. Aged 55.
Son of the late James Dixon Beech and Susan Beech; husband of Alexandra
Marion Beech, of Fasgath, Glenlyon. Served in the Egyptian and South
African wars. Awarded Companion of the Most Distinguished Order
of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG), and Distinguished Service
Order (DSO). Buried in INNERWICK-IN-GLENLYON PARISH CHURCHYARD
1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 18 October 1916.
Aged 20. Son of Mrs. Alexander Beech, of Glenlyon, Perthshire, and
the late Lt. Col. I. R. Beech. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL
MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.
Corporal 4068, 1st/4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Killed in
action 13 June 1916. Aged 27. Enlisted Aberdeen. Son of Mr. and
Mrs. Francis Cowie, of 54, High St., Fraserburgh. Prior to joining
the forces deceased was assistant factor at Meggernie, Glenlyon,
Perthshire. Buried in LOUEZ MILITARY CEMETERY, DUISANS. Plot I.
Row D. Grave 8.
as Trooper on memorial] Private 315378, "B" Company, 13th
(Scottish Horse) Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed
in action 17 October 1918. Aged 23. Born Fortingall, enlisted Meggerine.
Son of Alexander and Barbara Jane McCallum, of Cambusvrachan, Glenlyon,
Aberfeldy, Perthshire. Buried in HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU. Ploy
III. Row B. Grave 13.
McCOLL on SDGW] Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached 5th Battalion,
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 18 October 1916.
Aged 19. Son of the Rev. John McColl and Mrs. I. M. McColl, of 64,
Braid Rd., Edinburgh. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL,
Somme, France. Pier and Face 15 B.
Air Mechanic 2nd Class 401125, 17th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died
6 October 1918. Aged 24. Son of Alexander and Elsie Macdonald, of
Burnside Cottage, Gallin, Glenlyon, Perthshire. Buried in TARANTO
TOWN CEMETERY EXTENSION. Plot III. Row B. Grave 8.
S/19121, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders transferred to (7529)
13th Company, Labour Corps. Died 18 June 1917. Aged 26. Son of Malcolm
and Jessie McArthur, of Lubreoch, Glenlyon, Aberfeldy, Perthshire.
Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETER. Plot II. Row F. Grave
McGonigall on memorial] Private S/9483, "D" Company, 9th
Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action 23
April 1917. Aged 28. Born Latheron, Caithnessshire, enlisted Aberfeldy.
Son of James and Catherine Henderson McGonigill, of Mount Pleasant,
Smerral, Latheron Wheel, Wick, Caithness. Buried in WANCOURT BRITISH
CEMETERY. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 18.
Corporal 76290, "C" Company, 11th Battalion, Sherwood
Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 4 October
1918. Aged 23. Born and resident Perth, enlisted Glasgow. Son of
Mary A. Reid, of "Strathview," New Scone Rd., Perth, and
the late Henry Reid. Formerly 119 (H.F. company), Royal Engineers.
Buried in PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY, GOUY. Plot III. Row A. Grave 4.
as Lieutenant on memorial, Alan Hawree Tompson on SDGW] Second Lieutenant,
Special reserve attached to 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed
in action 27 September 1915. Aged 35. Embarked France 15 August
1915. Son of John Alfred and Marie Louise Tompson; husband of Gladys
Tompson (nee Bullough), of Glenlyon. In the 1881 census he was aged
1, son of John Alfred and Marie Louise Clifford Tompson, born Denham,
Buckinghamshire, resident The Priory, Denham. In the 1891 census
he was a son, aged 11, born Denham, resident The Priory, Denham.
In the 1901 census he is a son, aged 21, born Denham, resident Dromenagh
(?), Iver, Buckinghamshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS
MEMORIAL. Panel 5 to 7. See also Charterhouse
School and Cambridge
the Charterhouse Register Vol 2, Cricket Quarter 1894:
Alan Hawtin. b. 23 Jan., 1880: 2 s. of Alfred Tompson, of Iver
Heath; (Robinites-Verites); Senior Scholar; Cricket XI, 1897,'98,'99;
Capt., '99; Football XI, 1898-'99; Left C.Q. 1899. Exhibitioner
Trin. Coll., Camb.; B.A.;- Sheep Farmer.
Tompson, Esq., Nairobi, East Africa..
from the Times newspaper of 20 October 1915 under heading
Lieutenant Alan Tompson of 4th battalion Grenadier Guards who
was killed on September 27th was the son of Mr. John Arthur Tompson
of Dromenagh, Iver Heath. He was educated at Charterhouse and
Trinity Cambridge where he took a scholarship and several distinctions.
He was well known in British East Africa, having gone there 11
years ago and taken up land. He served 6 months in the East Africa
from Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 about Alan
Hawtin Tompson :
Alan Hawtin Tompson
23 Jan 1880
Adm. sizar at TRINITY, Sept. 30, 1899. [2nd] s. of John Alfred,
of ‘Dromenagh,’ Iver Heath, Bucks. (and Marie Louise
Clifford, dau. of T. Kimber). B. Jan. 23, 1880, at Denham, Uxbridge.
School, Charterhouse. Matric. Michs. 1899; B.A. 1902. A sheep-farmer
in Nairobi, British East Africa. Married, 1915, Gladys, dau. of
John Bullough, of Kinloch Castle, Rhum. Served in the Great War,
1914-19 (Second Lieut., East African Mounted Rifies and Grenadier
Guards); killed in action, Sept. 27, 1915. Brother of the next.
(The Times, Oct. 20, 1915.)
from Bucks Herald - Saturday 23 October 1915, page 8:
Lieut. Alan Tompson, 4th Batt. Grenadier Guards (killed in action
September 27), was the second son of the late John Arthur Tompson,
of Dromenagh, Iver Heath.
from Bucks Herald - Saturday 23 October 1915, page 8:
in action in France, on Sept. 27th,Second Lieutenant Alan Tompson,
4th Grenadier Guards, son of the late John Arthur Tompson, of
Dromenag,. Iver Heath.
from Windsor and Eton Express - Saturday 23 October 1915, page
Alan Tompson, 4th Grenadier Guards, who was killed on September
27, was the second son of Mr. John Arthur Tompson, of Dromenagh,
Iver Heath. He was educated at Charterhouse and Trinity, Cambridge,
where he took a scholarship and several distinctions. He was well-known
in British East Africa, having gone there 11 years ago and taken
up land. He was one of the first to see the great possibilities
of that country. He served for six months in the East African
Rifles before returning to England, where he joined the Grenadier
Guards, going to France two months later.
NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945
1083613, 67(2/5th Battalion East Surrey Regiment) Anti Tank Regiment,
Royal Artillery. Died 27 September 1943. Aged 33. Son of Edward
Anderson and Jane Ann Anderson(nee Tosh) Husband of Marion Semple
Anderson(nee Stewart) of Arbroath Angus. Buried in TRIPOLI WAR CEMETERY,
Libya. Plot 7. Row E. Grave 10.
1681331, 270 Battery 91 HAA Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 31 October
1941. Buried in DULL PARISH CHURCHYARD, Perthshire.
Designed and Erected byMr Alex McCallum
4 July, 2022