Ode of Remembrance
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them. - Laurence Binyon
"Lest We Forget"
Trimmer: Frederick Watson, Company Serjeant Major: Charles Neilson M.A., Serjeant: James Hadden Neilson, Captain: Joseph Ellis Milne M.A. M.D. D.S.O. (R.A.M.C.), Captain: Herbert Murray M.C., Private: Alexander Fordyce, Gunner: Alexander Laing Halkett, Private: Gordon Allan Lawrie * (Allan Lawrie), Private: Andrew Hamilton, Quarter Master Sergeant: John Mackay, Gunner: John Munro, Lance Corporal: Angus McLeod, Lance-Corporal: Wilfred T. Toman, Private: David Gray Taylor, Private: William Lickley, Sergeant Observer: George Gardiner Scott, Flying Officer: John Waran Campbell, Major: Alexander Skinner Jackson.
Trimmer: Frederick WatsonFootball Player, No 5 Centre Half
Birth: 30 Nov 1888 • 7.30am, Woodside, Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 29 Jun 1917 • Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Company Serjeant Major: Charles Neilson M.A.Football Player, No 11 Outside Left
Birth: 27 Nov 1889 • Montrose, Angus, Scotland - Death: 01 Jun 1916 • Neuville-St-Vaast, France
Serjeant: James Hadden NeilsonFootball Player, No 10 Inside Left
Birth: 07 Nov 1887 • Montrose, Angus, Scotland - Death: 28 Oct 1917 • Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece
Captain: Joseph Ellis Milne M.A. M.D. D.S.O. (R.A.M.C.)Aberdeen F.C., Medical Officer
Birth: 30 Sep 1868 • Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death: 22 Feb 1917 • Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Captain: Herbert Murray M.C.Football Player, No 11 Outside Right
Birth: 11 Dec 1885 • Newhills, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death: 20 Jul 1918 • Marne, Aisne, France
Private: Alexander FordyceFootball Player, No 1 Goalkeeper
Birth: 05 Nov 1884 • Old Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 04 Oct 1917 • Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Gunner: Alexander Laing "Alex" "Ecky" HalkettFootball Player, No 4 Right Half
Birth: 09 Oct 1880 • Dundee, Angus, Scotland - Death: 21 Feb 1917 • Pas de Calais, France
Private: Gordon Allan Lawrie * (Allan Lawrie)Football Player, No 9 Centre Forward
Birth: 24 May 1885 • Aberdeen Old Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 10 May 1915 • Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Private: Andrew HamiltonFootball Player, No 9 Centre Forward
Birth: 10 Jun 1882 • Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 20 Jul 1915 • Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Quarter Master Sergeant: John MackayDirector
Birth: 1864 • Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland Death: 21 Apr 1916 • Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Gunner: John MunroFootball Player, No 3 Left Back
Birth: 14 Apr 1893 • Tarbat, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland - Death: 06 May 1917 • Anzin-Saint-Aubin, Pas-de-Calais, France
Lance Corporal: Angus McLeodFootball Player, No 9 Centre Forward
Birth: 11 Jan 1890 • Inverness, Scotland - Death: 16 May 1917 • Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France
Lance-Corporal: Wilfred T. "Wilf" TomanFootball Player, Centre Forward
Birth: 01 Jan 1874 • Bishop, Aukland, County Durham, England - Death: 02 May 1917 • Nord, Hauts-de-France, France
Private: David Gray TaylorFootball Player, No 8 Inside Right
Birth: 15 May 1892 • 23 Jamaica Street, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Death: 25 Mar 1916 • Peronne, Somme, France
Private: William LickleyFootball Player
Birth: 13 Apr 1885 • Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 01 Oct 1918 • Nord, Hauts-de-France, France
Sergeant Observer: George Gardiner ScottFootball Player, No 4 Inside Right
Birth: 11 Jun 1915 • Cowdenbeath, West Fife, Scotland - Death: 26 Jul 1942 • Missing, Whitley, Scotland
Flying Officer: John Waran CampbellFootball Player, No 7 Outside Right
Birth: 28 Dec 1919 • Aberdeen, Scotland - Death: 24 Aug 1943 • Missing over the Andaman Islands
Major: Alexander Skinner JacksonFootball Player, No 7 Outside Right
Birth: 12 May 1905 • Renton Barns, Scottish Borders, Scotland - Death: 15 Nov 1946 • Cairo, El Qahira, Egypt
Family Tree Official's, Player's and staff details: Ancestry.com
A.F.C Official's, Player's and staff details source: AFC Heritage - The Official Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust.
Header Background: Aberdeen War Memorial, Aberdeen, Scotland, 2015 - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.
( Aberdeen War Memorial, Junction of School Hill and Blackfriars Street, Cowdray Hall, School Hill, Aberdeen, City Of Aberdeen, Grampian, AB10 1JQ, Scotland. )
Individual Photos - Various sources and status, see individual profile page for details.
Aberdeen F.C. - Family/DNA
An un-official compilation of the family tree of Aberdeen Football Club's official's, player's and staff from 1881 to present from one personal family tree.