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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Western Islands
Town
Clachan A Luib (Isle of Uist)
County
Western Isles
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44783
Current location

A867
Clachan A Luib (Isle of Uist)
Western Islands
Western Isles
HS6 5HD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NF 81351 64249
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square plinth surmounted by stepped top and small celtic cross. Inscription on tablets set into the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: CUIMHNEACHAN/ IN MEMORIAM/ 1914 - 1918/1939-1945/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN OF NORTH UIST/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ "THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ MAY WE BE WORTHY OF THIER SACRIFICE"/ "MAIRIDH A NIAIMN CU SUTHAIN SIOR" Side 1-BALEMARTIN/[names]/BALELONE/[names]/BALEMORE/[names]/BALESHARE/[names]/BALRANALD/[names]/BORRERAY/[names]/CARINISH/[names]/CLACHAN/[names]/CLADDAH KIRKIBOST/[names]/GRENETOTE/[names]/GRIMINISH & VALLALY/[names]/GRIMISAY/[names]/HEISKER/[names]/HOSTA/[names]/HOUGHARRY/[names] Side 2-ILLERAY/[names]/KNOCKINTORRAN/[names]/KNOCKLINE/[names]/KYLES/[names]/LOCHEPORT/[names]/LOCHMADDY/[names]/MALACLATE/[names]/MIDDLEQUARTER/[names]/SOLLAS/[names]/TIGHARRY/[names]/TRUMISGARRY/[names] Side 3-ROLL OF HONOUR 1939-45/BALESHARE/[names]/CLADDACH BALESHARE/[name]/BLASHIVAL/[name]/GREMITOTE/[names]/GRIMSAY/[names]/HOUGHARRY/[name]/KNOCKQUEIN/[name]/KIRKEBOST/[name]/LOCHEPORT/[names]/LOCHMADDY/[names]/LOCHPORTAIN/[names]/SOLLAS/[name]/TIGHARRY/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 146
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 146
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN regiment THEN rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 4FT, height 15FT, width 4FT
    Materials: Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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