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Colonel John Cecil MacRae

Colonel John Cecil MacRae

Male 1881 - 1940  (58 years)

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  • Name John Cecil MacRae 
    Title Colonel 
    Born 1 Sep 1881  Kirkwall, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Aug 1940  Plaque in St Olafs Church, Kirkwall, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15410  My Relatives
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father John MacRae,   b. 11 Aug 1840, Kingussie, Inverness Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1888, Crantit House, St. Ola, Orkney. buried St. Magnus Churchyard, Kirkwall Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Agnes Cathie Scarth,   b. 3 Apr 1856, Firth, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1942, Plaque in St Olafs Church, Kirkwall, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 May 1875  Binscarth, Firth, OKI, SCT , Firth and Stenness, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adela Mordaunt,   b. 27 Jan 1879 
    Married 8 Jun 1916  Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F5714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • CB4 DSO Deputy Lt for Orkney and Shetland

      Brigadier-General John Cecil Macrae was the son of John Macrae. He married Adela Mordaunt, daughter of Sir Charles Mordaunt, 10th Bt. and Mary Louisa Cholmondeley, on 8 June 1916. He died on 20 August 1940.
      He gained the rank of Brigadier-General in the service of the 1st/14th Punjab Regiment. He lived at Orkney Islands, Scotland. He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.). He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.). He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).