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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Western Islands
Town
Castlebay (Isle Of Barra)
County
Western Isles
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44780
Current location

Our Lady Star of the Sea Church
Castlebay (Isle Of Barra)
Western Islands
Western Isles
HS9 5XA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NL 66702 98285
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Beaten copper plaque bearing inscription.
Inscription
PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF/ THE FOLLOWING, WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Buchanan, Donald
Campbell, Donald
Campbell, Michael
Campbell, Roderick
Campbell, Roderick
Galbraith, John
Galbraith, John
Galbraith, Joseph
Gillies, Rod
Gillies, Roderick
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 450mm, width 330mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
History
Unknown: Porch rebuilt and memorial relocated to another site in church near stained-glass windows.
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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