Fort William And District

WM reference
5887
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unknown : C 1920
Current location

Adjacent to Parish Church
The Parade
Fort William
Lochaber
Highland
Scotland
OS Grid Ref.: NN 100 730
Denomination: Undefined

Description

KILTED HIGHLAND SOLDIER IN STEEL HELMET WITH PACK STANDING WITH HEAD BOWED. HANDS CROSSED IN FRONT ONCE ON MUZZLE OF REVERSED RIFLE (NOW GONE). ON PLINTH

Inscription

1914-1918/ TO /THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF/ FORT WILLIAM/ AND/ DISTRICT/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE FOR GOD, KING/ AND COUNTRY, IN THE/ GRETA WAR/ DILEAS(?) CU BAS/ 1939- 1945/ (names) (side faces)(names) (rear face) (names)/ THE GULF WAR 1991/ (name)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Allan, J D
Allan, D
Allison, T
Beattie, W
Berger, J
Black, J
Cameron, A
Cameron, A C
Cameron, D
Cameron, D
See details for all 62 names

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 33
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 33
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 116
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 116
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
Order of information: regiment

Subject/Period

Gulf War (1990-1991)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 1
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unknown
Date: C 1920
Attended by:

History

mISSING RIFLE

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

BUILDINGS OF SCOTLAND by GIFFORD, JOHN H&I (1992) P.243 Source: Image Library

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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