Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Inverness
Town
Ardersier
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Davidsons, Inverness (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Before 21 August 1920
    Attended by: Countess Cawdor
  • Dedicated
    Date: Before 21 August 1920
    Attended by: Rev. Mr Williamson and Rev. Mr Graham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54133

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Current location

Near old school / library / community hall.
Station Road (B9006)
Ardersier
Inverness
Highland
IV2 7SU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 78288 54994
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Column on square two stepped base and block, with sculpture of fire in an urn at top and wreat with crossed sword and rifle near top on west side. Surrounded by small paved area with low stone wall. The memorial was originally near Fort George railway station.
Inscription
BLOCK WEST: 1914-1918/ GREAT EUROPEAN WAR./ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE GALLANT MEN/ FROM THE PARISH AND VILLAGE/ OF ARDERSIER/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (NAMES) BASE WEST: 1939 'BLESS ALL LISTED AND THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES' 1945./ (NAMES) BLOCK SOUTH: (NAMES) BLOCK NORTH: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Asher, Colin D
Bain, George
Bently, Thomas M
Cameron, George
Carr, Donald
Clarke, Angus
Davidson, William J
Forbes, Robert
Fraser, Evan
Fraser, William
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height 4000mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
2013, Aug: a project of work is propossed for conservation and improved access, for the 2014 anniversary.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Custodians: Highland Council
Reference

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