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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Gairloch
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Robert Lorimer (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 1 October 1920
    Attended by: Sir Kenneth and Lady Mackenzie of Gairloch have erected a memorial
  • Rededicated
    Date: 19 Sep.2009
    Attended by: Undefined
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44809

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Current location

Adjacent to the Crasg Car Park
Gairloch
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV21 2BL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NG 80522 75962
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • On a mound opposite the car park.
    Opposite the Crasg Car Park
    Gairloch
    Ross And Cromarty
    Highland
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NG 805 759
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Three-steped octagonal base surmounted by square plinth, shaft and stylised Cross. Inscription carved on the the sides fo the plinth and front face of the top step. The memorial covers the villages of Gairloch, Mellon Charles, Sand, Melvaig, Kinlochewe and Poolewe.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: (Names)/ ERECTED BY/ SIR KENNETH AND LADY MARJORY MACKENZIE/ IN MEMORY OF THEIR SON/ RODERICK I. MACKENZIE LIEUT BLACK WATCH/ AND THE MEN OF GAIRLOCH/ 1914 WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES 1919 OTHER FACES: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, J
Allan, W
Bain, A
Bain, D
Bain, H
Beaton, R
Cameron, F
Campbell, K
Chisholm, W
Fraser, J
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2009 Sep. Memorial was resited. 2008: Following public consultation, it was decided to move the memorial. September 2019: Seems to have been cleaned since last visited.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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