We remember Ian Couper Nairn

We remember Ian Couper Nairn

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
sibling Gertrude C Nairn Source:8515678 1891
1892
sibling Kathline J Nairn Source:8515678 1892
1893
birth Kirkcaldy United Kingdom Source:8515343 1893
1896
sibling Sybil H Nairn Source:8515678 1896
1901
location Bennochy Road, Abbotshall, Fife United Kingdom parents address Source:8515678 1901
1912
commission Source:8515655 7th December 1912
1912
service British Army Second Lieutenant Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (Territorial Force) Source:8515655 7th December 1912
1916
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (Territorial Force) Source:8515658 16th June 1916
1916
service British Army Captain Fife and Forfar Yeomanry Source:8515670 1st November 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Captain Fife and Forfar Yeomanry Source:8515660 1st November 1916
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8515333 1st January 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8515666 4th March 1918
1918
service British Army Captain attached to the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 14th (Fife and Forfar Yeomanry) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8515676 September 1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8515341
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8515341
service British Army Cadet Officers Training Corps Fettes College Contingent, Junior Division Source:8515655
education Fettes College Source:8515655
1918
death Killed in Action Our casualties had been heavy—the C.O. wounded; of the four Company Commanders Captain R.W. Stewart and Captain I.C. Nairn had been killed Moislains France Source:3199088 Source:6978265 2nd September 1918
burial Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France III. B. 35 Source:8515676

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ian Couper
Initials IC
Last Name Nairn,
Source 8515666
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Bennochy Road, Abbotshall, Fife United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Officers Training Corps Fettes College Contingent, Junior Division Cadet
British Army Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (Territorial Force) Second Lieutenant
British Army Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (Territorial Force) Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Fife and Forfar Yeomanry Temporary Captain
British Army Fife and Forfar Yeomanry Captain
British Army attached to the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 14th (Fife and Forfar Yeomanry) Battalion (Territorial Force) Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Nairn father
Gertrude Nairn mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude C Nairn sister 1891
Kathline J Nairn sister 1892
Sybil H Nairn sister 1896

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Fife3190
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Fife3190
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry and 14th (F. & F. Yeo.) Battn. R.H. 1914-1919 Alastair2059
London Gazette entry Alun44477
Painting of I.C.Nairn as a young boy Alun44477
Newspaper article from 2008 Alun44477
Ancestry link to I.C.Nairn Alun44477
Commonwealth War Graves Record Alun44477
Commission as 2nd Lt - London Gazette Fife3190
Temporary Lieutenant - London Gazette Fife3190
Temporary Captain - London Gazette Fife3190
Promoted Lieutenant - London Gazette Fife3190
Citation for the Bar to his MC - London Gazette Fife3190
Promoted Captain - London Gazette Fife3190
Precedence as Captain back dated to 1st June 1916 - London Gazette Fife3190

Multimedia

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Lieutenant Nairn Alastair2059
Officers at Fakenham Alastair2059
Portrait in The War Illustrated 23 November 1918 Alun44477

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