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
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).
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 • France and Flanders
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
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.