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Memorial including Alice Forbes

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Botriphnie

Alice Forbes, nee Hunter 1883-1972
School teacher and benefactor

Location:
St Rufus Park
Seafield Avenue
Keith, AB55 5BS
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Memorial including Alice Forbes
Memorial including Alice Forbes

Alice Forbes

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Hunter
Dates: 
1883-1972

She was the youngest daughter of John R. Hunter, schoolmaster, Botriphnie, and Anna Farquharson.

Keith War Memorial

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W.A.A.F.
A.C.W. Helen Ross Brand

Location:
Keith War Memorial
30 East Park Road
Kintore, AB51 0FE
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War memorial
War memorial

Helen Ross Brand

Title: 
Aircraftwoman
Dates: 
1922-18 May 1943

The daughter of John and Jessie Lobban Ross Brand, of Keith. She had started training as a nurse prior to enlisting. She served with the 953 Balloon Sqdn.She was killed by enemy action three weeks before she was due to be married.

Sources
Northern Casualties
Aberdeen Weekly Journal 20 May 1943

Ethel Munro Smith

Title: 
Private
Dates: 
1922 - 2 June 1943

Ethel Munro Smith died of a heart attack after running to her post.

Sources
A.T.S. Died at her Post
Dundee Evening Telegraph 5 June 1943
Keith A.T.S's Death
Aberdeen Press and Journal 5 June 1943

Keith War Memorial

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Inscription: 

A.T.S. Pte Ethel M Smith

Location:
Keith War Memorial
Church Road
Keith, AB55 5BR
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War Memorial
War Memorial

Lady Aberdeen Memorial Home

Erected by: 
Scottish Girlsโ€™ Friendly Society
Date: 
1900
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Alva, CLK
Images: 
postcard of Lady Aberdeen House of Rest, Alva, Clackmannanshire
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Mary Baillie, Dowager Countess of Aberdeen

Title: 
Lady, Countess of Aberdeen,
Other names: 
Mrs George John James Hamilton-Gordon (5th Earl of Aberdeen)
Dates: 
4 August 1814 - 3 April 1900

Daughter of George Baillie. Wife of George John James Hamilton-Gordon 5th Earl of Aberdeen (married 5 November 1840 at Taymouth Castle)

6 children:
George (1841โ€“1870); died unmarried.
James Henry (1845โ€“1868); committed suicide, which was passed off as a rifle accident), in his rooms in Cambridge.[2]
John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair (1847โ€“1934)
Mary (1844โ€“1914); married Walter Hepburne-Scott, 8th Lord Polwarth.
Harriet (1849โ€“1942); married William Lindsay.
Katherine Eliza (1852โ€“1931); married Alexander Bruce, 6th Lord Balfour of Burleigh.

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Mary Baillie, 5th Countess of Aberdeen, wife of George John James Hamilton-Gordon

Marjory Shanks Schaw

Dates: 
about 1836 - 11 Feb 1915

Marjory Shanks Schaw was a large-scale benefactor to the city of Glasgow. She had the Schaw Building, Bearsden built at a cost of ยฃ47,000 and donated to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
She lived at 26 Park Circus, Glasgow, initially with her brother Archibald.
She died in 1915 and is buried in Glasgow Necropolis.
In her will she left many legacies to various charities.

Bust of Marjory Shanks Schaw

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Marjory Shanks Schaw
1913

Miss Schaw erected this home in memory of her brother Archibald Shanks Schaw, Merchant, Glasgow, and gifted it to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in the year 1895.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth Building
Alexandra Parade
Glasgow, G31 2ER
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Bust of Marjory Shanks Schaw
Bust of Marjory Shanks Schaw