Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Peterhead, 5th Gordon Highlanders Memorial
The monument was unveiled on 30th September 1923, dedicated to the men of the 5th Battalion the Gordon Highlanders who were killed in the Great War (First World War) World War I.
It was erected in front of the Drill Hall in Kirk Street but since the demolition of the Drill Hall in 1975,
the monument now occupies a position at a roundabout at the entrance to the town.
Photograph's in gallery by Graeme Watson
(All photos in gallery are from a camera phone,
the quality varies depending on weather conditions. (no flashes were used).)
Sergeant: Allan Thomson
Sergeant: Allan Thomson, D.C.M., M.M.,
1st/5th Bn. Gordon Highlanders, 240460.
K.I.A. 28 July 1918, Peterhead, 5th Gordon Highlanders Memorial.
Buried: BUZANCY MILITARY CEMETERY, Aisne, Northern France.
Grave of Allan Thomson
Allan Thomson, D.C.M., M.M.,
K.I.A. 28 July 1918.
Sergeant: David Murray
Sergeant: David Murray,
1st/5th Bn. Gordon Highlanders, 240023.
K.I.A. 31 July 1917, Peterhead, 5th Gordon Highlanders Memorial.
Buried: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Menenstraat, 8900 Ieper (Ypres).