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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Oban
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Maker
Scott and Rae (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Placed
    Date: June 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13353
Current location

Oban Red Cross Headquarters (formerly the Congregational Church Hall)
Tweedale Street
Oban
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA34 5DE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 85995 30073
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Grey marble tablet with wreaths top left and right bearing dates. Below the dedication at the top is the Badge of the Boy's Brigade. Names below with, below all, a Gaelic Motto. Mounted in wooden lined recess.
Inscription
1914 / IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF / THE GALLANT EX-MEMBERS OF THE / 1ST OBAN COY. BOY'S BRIGADE / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1919 /(Names) / "CHA TILL IAD GU....... GU LA'NA CRUINNE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, T
Bell, Dun.
Binnie, D
Black, R A M
Boyd, Alex
Brown, Tom
Buchanan, D A
Cameron, J
Christie, Jas.
Cross, Chas.
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, decorations, initials of forenames
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 400MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
BUILDING HAS BEEN EXTENSIVELY REBUILT. PLAQUE MOUNTED ON ORIGINAL STONE WALL AND IS NOW INSET IN AN ALCOVE FORMED BY A NEW PLASTERBOARD WALL
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Scott and Rae daybook reference 322
  • Scott and Rae daybook reference 322

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