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Killbride

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Location:
Killbride
near Auldgirth, DGY

Margaret Neill Fraser

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She was known as Madge.
Dates: 
4 June 1880 - 8 March 1915.

Margaret Neill Fraser was one of five children of Patrick Neill Fraser, master letterpress printer, and Margaret Watson. The family lived at Rockville, Murrayfield Road, Edinburgh.

She was a member of Murrayfield Golf Club, and also played for Scotland. She was a semi-finalist in the 1912 British Championship.

Margaret Neill Fraser had some training in nursing and first aid. At the outbreak of the First World War she volunteered with the Scottish Women's Hospital. She went to the SWH run hospital in

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Birth Certificate
1880 685 / 1 1140
The Gentlewoman 17 April 1915
The Funeral of Miss Neill Fraser
The Common Cause 6 July 1917

Murrayfield Golf Club Roll of Honour

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1914 - 1918
Roll of Honour
In Memoriam

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Miss Madge Neill Fraser 1st Serbia Unit S.W.H.

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Murrayfield Golf Club
Date: 
1921
Material: 
Wood
Location:
Murrayfield Golf Club
43 Murrayfield Road
Edinburgh, EH12 6EU
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https://www.murrayfieldgolfclub.co.uk/uploads/murrayfield/File/Communica...

The Scotsman, 7 March 1921, p9, reports on the unveiling ceremony,

Beatrix Potter Garden

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Beatrix Potter Garden

Location:
Beatrix Potter Garden
PH8 0BN
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Beatrix Potter spent childhood holidays in Dunkeld and her illustrated letters, written from Dunkeld, were the forerunners of her children's books.

Helen Beatrix Potter

Dates: 
28 July 1866 - 22 December 1943

Beatrix Potter's life story is well known. She was born and raised in London

For eleven years, when Beatrix was aged 5 to 15, her parents rented a house at Dalguise, by Dunkeld for the summer. Potter was inspired by the natural beauty of the area. It is believed that one of her best-known characters, Mrs Tiggywinkle, was based on a washerwoman at Dalguise, Kitty MacDonald.

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Scottish Field
A celebration of Potter's Proud Past in Perthshire

CWGC gravestone of Margaret A Miller

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Inscription: 

2115296 A.C.W. 1st Class
M.A. Miller
Women's Auxiliary Air Force
30th May 1945

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CWGC
Location:
Dyce Old Churchyard
ABD
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gravestone of Margaret Miller

Margaret Agnes Miller

Dates: 
12 Aug 1924 - 30 May 1943

The daughter of James and Mary Miller, she was born at Millerston.

She worked as a bank clerk before joining the WAAF. She was an Aircraftwoman 1st Class.

She died in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, aged 18, of a thyroid condition.

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Death certificate
1943 168 / 1 663

CWGC gravestone of Monica Grose

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Inscription: 

2066200 Corporal
M.N.J. Grose

Women's Auxiliary Air Force
9th September 1945 Aged 25

Of Chapel Amble
Wadebridge Cornwall
Mourned by all her comrades
Jesus mercy, Mary help

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CWGC
Location:
Dyce Old Churchyard
ABD
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Gravestone of Monica Grose

Monica Nancy Jane Grose

Title: 
Corporal
Dates: 
April 1920 - 9 Sept 1945

Monica Grose was the younger daughter of Ambrose W. Grose, and of Endeleine (Lena) H. Grose, of Chapel Amble, Cornwall. Her elder sister Theresa Mary died aged 3 in 1920.

Monica Grose was an equipment corporal in 70 Wing.

She died when the lorry in which she was travelling struck a wall. She was thrown out and died of a fractured skull.

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Lady Margaret Drive

Location:
Lady Margaret Drive
Lhanbryde, MRY, IV30 8PX