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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Lochaber
Town
above Fort William
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Peace and Anti-War memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th August 1965
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13464
Current location

Summit of Ben Nevis
above Fort William
Lochaber
Highland
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 16675 71282
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ROUGH STONE CAIRN SURMOUNTED BY SMALL AND VERY PLAIN CROSS.THE ISM PLAQUE IS NOT THE ONLY TABLET BUT IS THE ONLY LEGIBLE INSCRIPTION FROM THE PHOTOGRAPH. AT LEAST THREE OTHER TABLETS AND ONE SMALL BRASS PLAQUE CAN BE IDENTIFIED.
Inscription
A TRIBUTE TO THE FALLEN OF ALL NATIONS/ FROM THE YOUTH ASSOCIATED WITH/ THE WORLD FEDERATION OF/ UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATIONS/ AND THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MOVEMENT/ OF THE UNITED NATIONS/ WHO IN THIS YEAR 1965 DESIGNATED BY THE/ 113 MEMBER NATIONS OF THE UN/ AS INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION YEAR/ ARE DETERMINED IN THE WORDS OF THE CHARTER/ TO SAVE SUCCEEDING GENERATIONS/ FROM THE SCOURGE OF WAR/ WHICH TWICE IN OUR LIFETIME/ HAS BROUGHT UNTOLD SORROW/ TO MANKIND AUGUST THE 17TH 1965/ BLESSED ARE THE PEACE MAKERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Peace and Anti-War memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
CONDITION GOOD ALTHOUGH WEATHERING INEVITABLE GIVEN THE LOCATION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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