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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Alyth
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44754
Current location

Market Square
Alyth
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
PH11 8DZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 24567 48525
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
OBELISK ON PLINTH WITH INSCRIPTION FRAMED BY PILLARS
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THREE BRAVE MEN DAVID STANLEY WILLIAM Ninth Earl of Airlie Lieutenant Colonel 12th Royal Lancers Killed in Action - as he had always desired to die at Diamond Hill South Africa 11th June 1900 Aged 44 NIGEL NEIS RAMSAY Younger of Bamff Lieutenant 2nd Battalion Royal Highlanders Killed in Action at Magersfontein 11th December 1899 aged 23 CHARLES JAMES WEDDERBURN OGILVY Younger of Ruthven Trooper of the Fife and Forfar Light Horse 20th Company IY Who died at Sea 6th March 1900 aged 38 SOUTH AFRICAN HEROES Erected by public subscription
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ogilvy, Charles James Wedderburn
Ramsay, Nigel Neis
William, David Stanely
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, manner of death, date of death, place of death, age
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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