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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Lochaber
Town
Arisaig
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
ANNIE MACDONALD CLARK
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44530
Current location

A facsimile copy is on view in the museum
Land
Sea and Islands Centre
Arisaig
Lochaber
Highland
PH39 4NJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 66021 86341
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RED LEATHER BOUND ELABORATELY ILLUMINATED BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE WITH TITLE TOOLED IN GOLD LETTERING ON THE COVER. BOOK PLACED WITHIN A CARVED WOODEN BOX. BOOK CONTAINS KING GEORGE V'S ADDRESS TO THE NATION AND LORD KITCHENER'S SALUTE TO THE FALLEN. IN THE PAGES AFTER THE NAMES ARE PHOTOGRAPHS, LETTERS TO FAMILIES, POSTCARDS AND DIARY ENTRIES WHICH TELL OF THE DAY TO DAY EXPERIENCES OF ARISAIG'S WAR EFFORT. A facsimile copy of this book is on view in The Land Sea & Islands Centre and a copy of it can be bought on CD-ROM.
Inscription
THE ARISAIG AND SOUTH MORAR RECORD OF WAR SERVICE 1914 - 1919 This Record / has been collected and arranged / by / H. M. Nicholson Then has a Roll of Honour "Killed in Action or Died on Service. / for Service and Sacrifice: / Had they heard a great voice from heaven saying / Come up hither." / (names) One page of those killed then four pages of those who returned (including women war workers.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Stephen
Boyle, William
Cameron, John
Campbell, C. Fox
Campbell, Donald
Campbell, James
Ferguson, David
Ferguson, William
Gillies, Angus
Maben, William
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 102
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regimental number (not all), surname, rank, forename, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Mahogany
Condition
History
2000: BOOK WAS REDISCOVERED WHEN THE VILLAGE HALL WAS RESTORED. THE ORIGINAL KEY FOR THE LOCK ON THE BOX WAS LOST BUT A NEW ONE WAS CREATED BY FILING DOWN ANOTHER OLD KEY.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: The BOOK WAS COMMISSIONED BY SIR ARTHUR AND LADY GERTRUDE NICHOLSON WHO LOST BOTH THEIR SONS, ARTHUR AND WILLIAM, IN THE WAR.
Reference
  • The Scotsman 22 DEC 2000
  • CD-ROM copy of ARISAIG AND SOUTH MORAR RECORD OF SERVICE 1914 - 1919

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