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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Dingwall
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Regimental Memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th March 1925
    Attended by: General Sir Hector MacDonald
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th March 1925
    Attended by: Revd Ronald McDonald CF, of Dingwall United Free Church
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13467
Current location

Car Park outside Dingwall Railway Station
Station Road
Dingwall
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV15 9JD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 55313 58610
Denomination: Undefined

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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
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Our Blog ukniwm.wordpress.com/2007/11/23/tanks-and-the-battle-of-cambrai/
  • THE ROSS-SHIRE JOURNAL: 13.08.1920 records that: The first gathering of the newly-formed 4th Seaforth Highlanders Re-Union Club was held in the National Hotel, Dingwall, on Saturday, 8th August, with Col T.W. Cuthbert, CMG, DSO, Achindunie, in the chair. The company was thoroughly representative of the Battalion, and included Major Hopkinson, the last CO of the 1/4th Seaforths; Major T.D. Henderson, London; Major Iain Forsyth, Balintraid; Major Fraser, Leckmelm; Major Monro of Allan; Major W.S. Dewar, Dingwall; Captain Gilbert W. Fraser, Dingwall; Captain R. Macdonald, Tain; Captain A.M. Macintyre, St Martins; Lt D. Innes, Muir of Ord; Lt K.J. Ross, Dingwall; Lt D. Grant, Fairburn; Sgt J.F. Hunter, Dingwall; Sgt M. Mackenzie, Ullapool; Sgt Chisholm, Ullapool; Sgt Dan Menzies, Dingwall; Sgt J. Campbell, Maryburgh; Sgt R. Mackenzie, Garve; etc. The officers and men lunched at the Hotel before adjourning to the Jubilee Park, for a comprehensive sports programme involving young and old of the town and district.
  • North Star Newspaper 14th March 1925
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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