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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Western Islands
Town
Bornais (Isle Of Uist)
County
Western Isles
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44782
Current location
  • 1 mile south of the turn-off to Bornish
    6 miles north of Daliburgh / Dalabrog and a few hundred yards south of a transmission mast.
    A685
    Bornais (Isle Of Uist)
    Western Islands
    Western Isles
    HS8 5SA
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NF 74443 28627
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Tapered base surmounted by tapered plinth and celtic cross. Inscription on the sides of the plainth and base. Whole is enclosed by a fence. Celtic knotwork design on the face of the cross
Inscription
TO/ THE GLORIOUS/ MEMORY OF THE MEN /OF SOUTH UIST /WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES /IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919 'IN THREE CONTINENTS AND IN THE DEEP THEY LIE/ BUT IN OUR HEARTS THEIR DEEDS FOREVER ARE ENSHRINED'/[names arranged by village across the 4 upper faces] At the base- 1939-1945/[names arranged by village across the 4 faces]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 117
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 117
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: home village
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: home village
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: home village
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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