(Link to the Commonwealth War Graves
Read HERE about the clubs that
use the hall and forthcoming events.
In September 2002 we celebrated
the 75th Anniversary of the hall, read HERE about
The hall is situated at the junction of
the B961 to Brechin, and the road to Monikie Village and Monikie Country Park. (Look at map). The hall was
erected for the use of the community, to the memory of the War Dead - a plaque
to that effect can be seen just inside the front door.
(You may wish to visit the Commonwealth
War Graves Commission website and research your ancestors who died in
British military service. The C.W.G.C. is a very busy website - please
make sure that the first page is complete before proceeding further.) The
following names appear in the churches at Monikie and Newbigging.
The Hall Committee sometimes publish a newsletter which
is available locally - ensure you get your copy.
In the following sections you will find the names of
the local servicemen who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
You may wish to look at more detail about most of
From the Memorial Tablets in Monikie
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man
lay down his life for his friends”.
“To the Glory of
God and in Memory of those men of this Parish who laid down
lives in the Great War: also in lasting Gratitude to those who shared
Pte. James A. Lawrence
Gunner George B. A. Baillie
Pte. Alexander Milne
Pte. William Tarbat
Gunner Robert Scott
Pte. James Cochrane
Pte. James Spalding
Pte. George Irons
Pte. John Spalding
Pte. David Robertson
Pte. William Low
Pte. Alexander Milne
Cpl. Frank McDonald
Pte. Thomas Reid
|Pte. Samuel Brown
Trooper James C. Robertson
Pte. Alexander Buick
Pte. David Beverley
# Pte. Niven Scott
Cpl. John Cook M.M.
Pte. James Leonard
Pte. William Phillip
L/Cpl. John Winter
Pte. John Carnegie
Pte. John Fyfe
Gunner Stewart W. Paterson
2nd Lt. A. W. Smith
Webmaster has been advised of an amendment to information the soldier
named above on the plaque.
It should be Pte. Thomas Niven Scott (born 1899
of the Seaforth Highlanders 5th Battalion. He died 2nd August 1918 and
is buried at Sezanne Communal Cemetery.
(His brother is Gunner Robert Scott above).
“When our country was in great peril, they gave their lives for our
Francis Allan, Pty/Off, R.N., Java, 23 February 1942
Arthur K. Forbes, L/Cpl. B. W., El Alamein, 26 October 1942
Alexander Marr, Cpl. B.W., Qued Zarga, 24 April 1942
John Findlay, Sgt. R.A., Pont du Fahs, 26 April 1943
Jack Milne, L/Cpl. Scots Guards, Salerno, 22 September 1943
William L. Walker, S.M. Hong Kong Defence, Osaka, 3 March 1944
James R. Marr, Pte. A. & S.H. Faenza, 8 October 1944
Farquhar Webster, Lieut. K. & S. B., Cesena, 19 October 1944
From the Memorial Tablet in Newbigging
Church for World War I.
You may wish to look HERE for more information about most of these men.
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generous proportion of the funds raised by selling copies of 'The
Monikie Story' has been donated to the hall charity. In that book
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This page was updated - 14 November, 2012