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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Tain
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 June 1922
    Attended by: Colonel Sir Hector Munro of Foulis, Bart., Lord Lieutenant of Ross & Cromarty. Rev. Messrs. Cameron, Thomson and Mackenzie.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44569
Current location

On the north wall. Church is not lit inside
torch needed.
St Duthus' Collegiate Church
Castle Brae
Tain
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV19 1EL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 78017 82188
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy headed brass plaque with an additional brass plaque for WW2 mounted below it. Both sit on a marble backboard. Figures of a scholar with a cloak, book and stick and a killed soldier with a rifle flank the WW1 names. Etchings of an aircraft and a naval vessel flank the WW2 names.
Inscription
WW1 Plaque-OUT OF WEAKNESS WERE MADE STRONG WAXED VALIANT IN FIGHT TURNED TO/FLIGHT THE ARMIES OF THE ALIENS/ 1914- 1918/ IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY/OF THE MEN OF TAIN/WHO FELL/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (Names) WW2 Plaque- 1939 - 1945/ (Names in 5 columns)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, John
Anderson, W
Birnie, J
Bruce, W
Budge, J Henry
Cameron, A Ian D
Cameron, Allan
Cameron, K R
Cameron, Wm.
Campbell, H
See details for all 148 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 122
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 122
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
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.

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