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Memorial details

Memorial type
Lamp or lighting
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Ullapool
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44562

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Current location

Argyle Street/Quay Street junction
Ullapool
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV26 2UG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 12796 94019
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Shore Street
    Ullapool
    Ross And Cromarty
    Highland
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
ORNATE STREET LAMP WITH DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION AT THE BOTTOM AND FOUR CLOCK FACES AT THE TOP.
Inscription
East Face: IN MEMORY OF / SIR J ARTHUR FOWLER / (2ND BARONET) / OF BRAEMORE / WHO DIED MARCH 25TH 1899 / AGED 44 / 'READY TO DO GOOD, KIND TO MAN , STEADFAST, SURE' / WISDOM 7.23 North Face: ALSO IN MEMORY OF/SIR ARTHUR FOWLER'S SECOND SON/CAPTAIN ALAN FOWLER 2ND BATTALION/ QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS./BORN INVERBROOM, LOCH BROOM ON 22ND FEB. 1887./KILLED WHILE COMMANDING A COMPANY IN THE/FRONT TRENCH OF HILL 60 IN FLANDERS ON 28TH APRIL 1915./HIS COLONEL WROTE 'HE DIED A SOLDIERS DEATH TODAY/WHEN HOLDING THE TRENCH IS A DIFFICULT & IMPORTANT POSITION./I CANNOT SPEAK TOO HIGHLY OF THE TRULY GALLANT WAY IN WHICH HE HAD BEHAVED./THE GENERAL WROTE OF HIM 'HE WAS A FIRST RATE SOLDIER,/A GOOD COMRADE, POPULAR WITH OFFICERS & MEN ALIKE.' West Face: THIS CLOCK IS ERECTED BY / SIR ARTHUR FOWLER'S FRIENDS / IN REMEMBRANCE OF / HIS UNFAILING DEVOTION / TO THE INTERESTS AND WELFARE / OF THE PEOPLE OF LOCH BROOM. South Face: ALSO IN MEMORY OF/SIR JOHN EDWARD FOWLER 3rd BARONET OF BRAEMORE/CAPTAIN 2ND BATTALION SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS,/ADJUTANT OF THE 4TH BATTALION SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS,/BORN AT INVERBROOM LOCH BROOM ON 21ST APRIL 1885/KILLED BY SHELL FIRE IN THE TRENCHES AT RICHEBOURG/ L'AVOUE IN FRANCE 22ND JUNE 1915. HE WAS MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES./HIS BRIGADIER GENERAL WRITES 'HE WAS ONE OF THE VERY BEST/YOUNG OFFICERS I EVER MET AND AN EXAMPLE TO ALL OTHERS'/ONE OF HIS NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS WROTE 'HE ENDEARED/HIMSELF TO ALL WHETHER UNDER HIM OR OVER HIM. HE WAS THE/GUIDE, ADVISER & HELPMATE OF EVERY INDIVIDUAL IN THE BATTALION.'
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Fowler, Sir John Edward
Fowlers, Alan
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, place of birth, date of birth, place of death, date of death, manner of death, relationships, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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