Commando Area of Remembrance
OS Grid Ref.: NN 20790 82367
Group of three Commando figures wearing characteristic cap comforters, battle dress and webbing, standing on stone cairn. Close by is a low, formalised, circular walled enclosure for flowers and commemorations. Individual memorial plaques and crosses throughout the enclosure.
UNITED WE CONQUER/ IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE COMMANDOS WHO DIED IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ THIS COUNTRY WAS THEIR TRAINING GROUND.
Names on memorial
Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined
Measurements: height 2743mm
Materials: Stone - Whinstone
Date: 4 October 1952
Attended by: HM QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
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Details: Unknown or N/A
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War Memorials Trust WM2278 http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=262
Scottish Field Magazine p 14, October 1950
BUILDINGS OF SCOTLAND by GIFFORD, JOHN H & I (1992) p.264 Source: Image Library
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