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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Salen (Isle of Mull)
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44654
Current location

in front of the kirk
A849/B8035 junction
Salen (Isle of Mull)
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA72 6JE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 57243 43090
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A very rustic and simple celtic cross with wheel-head, carved from a red/pink granite and set on a low tapering pedestal. The dedication is on the pedestal and the names are on the cross.
Inscription
(Names) / MAR CHOMHARRADH BUIDHAECHAIS / AGUS / MAR CHUIMHNEACHAN / AIR NA GAISGICH BHO / SGÌREACHD AN T SÀILEIN MHUILICH / A LEAG SÌOS AM BEATHA / AIR SGÀTH NA DÙTHCHA / ANNS A' CHOGADH MHÒR, 1914 - 1918./"CHA TILL ACH AN CLIU" (Translation: As a token of thanksgiving/and in remembrance of/the heroes from/the parish of Salen, Mull/ who laid down their life/for the sake of the country/in the Great War, 1914 - 1918./"Only their renown will return")
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cameron, Allan
Clarke, Archibald
Clarke, Peter
Jackson, Walter
Livingstone, Neil
Low, Donald
Macfayden, Lachlan
Macintyre, Malcom
Macintyre, Robert
Mackinnon, Lionel Neil Alexander
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic2896.html
  • Names Transcription-Lionel Neil Alexander MacKinnon, Capt., Coldstream Gds. Gordon Frank Melles, Lieut., East Lancs. R. F. A. Lachlan MacLean, Cpl., A. & S. Hdrs. Allan Cameron, Cpl., Gordon Hdrs. Malcolm MacIntyre, Cpl., Seaforth Hdrs. Donald Low, L/Cpl., Qs. o. Cam. Hdrs. John MacLean, Pte., Ks. o. Scott. Hdrs. Duncan MacLean, Pte., H. L. Infantry Archibald MacNeill, Pte., Post Office Rfls. Donald MacLean, Pte., Royal Scots. Fus. Neil Livingstone, Pte., A. & S. Hdrs Robert MacIntyre, Gnr., R. G. A. Walter Jackson, Gnr., R. G. A. Archibald Clarke, Gnr., R. G. A. Peter Clarke, Pte., Royal Hdrs. David Young, Pte., 15 Canadian Hdrs. Lachlan MacFadyen, Pte., S. African Scott. John MacPhail, Royal Naval Reserve John Scott, Royal Naval Reserve Angus MacLean, Royal Navy

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