© WMR-13467

Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Dingwall
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13467
Current location
  • Car park outside Dingwall Station.
    Dingwall Station
    Station Road
    Dingwall
    Ross And Cromarty
    Highland
    IV15 9JD
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NH 552 586
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
STONE CAIRN SURMOUNTED BY IRREGULAR CRUDELY MADE WOODEN CROSS WITH SHAFT MADE FROM A TREE TRUNK AND EIGHT HORIZONTAL BARS OF VARYING SIZE WITH INSCRIPTIONS ON THEM ATTACHED TO IT. BOW LIKE OBJECT SPLITS THE INSCRIPTION IN THE MIDDLE WITH PAINTED SEAFORTH BADGE IN ITS CENTRE. DEDICATORY STONE TABLETS ON EACH FACE OF THE CAIRN.
Inscription
Cross: MORT POUR LA PATRIE/ 4EME BATAILLON/ LES SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS/ HONNEUR AUX HOMMES/ MOBILISES DANS CE VILLAGE/ POUR LA/ BATAILLE DE CAMBRAI/ 1917 Tablet one: DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 4TH BATTALION/ SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS/ HONOUR TO THE MEN/ WHO LEFT THIS VILLAGE/ (CAMBRAI)/ FOR THE/ BATTLE OF CAMBRAI/ 1917 Tablet two: THIS CROSS WAS BROUGHT/ HOME FROM FRANCE IN/ 1924/ AND RE-ERECTED HERE/ BY THE/ 4TH SEAFORTH RE-UNION CLUB/ 1914 - 1918/ IN MEMORY OF/ THEIR BELOVED DEAD/ NO BURDENS YONDER/ ALL SORROWS PAST/ NO BURDENS YONDER/ HOME AT LAST.
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
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-13467

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.