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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Sutherland
Town
Kylesku
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 May 1993
    Attended by: Captain Robert L Bradshaw, Royal Navy
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44489
Current location

Car Park on north side of the Bridge
Kylesku
Sutherland
Highland
IV27 4HW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NC 22463 33840
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CAIRN WITH DEDICATORY RECTANGULAR BRONZE PLAQUE SET INTO THE FRONT FACE. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. IMAGE AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE DEPICTING A LOCH WITH AN OUTWARD BOUND MIDGET SUBMARINE. FLOTILLA CREST AT THE BOTTOM CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
PLAQUE, UPPER PART: THIS CAIRN WAS ERECTED TO/ COMMEMORATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF/ THE XIITH SUBMARINE FLOTILLA/ 10TH APRIL 1993/ THE SECURITY OF THESE TOP SECRET OPERATIONS WAS/ GUARDED BY THE LOCAL PEOPLE OF THIS DISTRICT WHO/ KNEW SO MUCH AND TALKED SO LITTLE/ THE SILENT HILLS REMEMBER THE YOUNG MEN OF/ HIS MAJESTY'S X-CRAFT SUBMARINES AND HUMAN TORPEDOES/ WHO WERE TRAINED IN THESE WILD AND BEAUTIFUL WATERS./ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN WE WILL REMEMBER THEM:/ (NAMES) PLAQUE, LOWER LEFT: THE X-CRAFT HAD A FOUR MAN/ CREW, CARRIED 2-2/ CHARGES FIXED TO THE/ OUTER HULL. THESE WERE/ DROPPED ON A SEA BED/ BELOW THE TARGET PLAQUE, LOWER RIGHT: THE CHARIOTS HAD A TWO MAN/ CREW DRESSED IN DIVING/ SUITS SITTING ASTRIDE. THE/ 550LB DETACHABLE/ WARHEAD WAS ATTACHED TO/ THE KEEL OF THE TARGET PLAQUE, BASE: UNVEILED BY CAPTAIN ROBERT I. BRADSHAW ROYAL NAVY 31ST MAY 1993 CAPTAIN S.M. 10TH SUBMARINE SQUADRON
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, R
Bonnell, G F
Brammer, A J
Brownrigg, P C A
Carey, D
Carroll, J J
Cook, H F
Evans, R
Ezner, B
Goss, G G
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cairn
    Measurements: height C 4FT, width C 2FT
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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