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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Edderton
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Korean War (1950-1953)
Maker
A Corbett and Sons
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 Aug 1920
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: 8 Aug 2001
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: 8 Aug 1948
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 November 1921
    Attended by: Donald M'Rae, parish minister
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1921
    Attended by: Sir R. W. Brooke of Midfearn
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54548
Current location

Memorial Garden
A836 junction with Road To Aultnamain
Edderton
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV19 1JZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 70883 84690
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four stepped base surmounted by plinth and obelisk. Dedicatory inscription on the front face of the plinth and names listed on the left and right hand sides, all in black lettering. A triangular-headed tablet with WW2 commemoration has been placed at the front of the memorial on the bottom step. An additional tablet with the name of a Korean war casualty was added to the base of the tablet. Behind the memorial is a low wall behind which is planted a holly hedge. A low railing separates the ground the memorial stands on from the road. The railing was originally painted white but current rail is black
Inscription
Plinth, front face: THE/ GREAT/ WAR/ 1914/ EDDERTON Plinth, left and right hand faces: (Names) Tablet: IN MEMORY / OF THE FALLEN/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ KOREA/ 1950 - 1953/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cameron, W M
Christie, D F
Christie, Malcolm
Christie, William
Findlay, R De C
Forbes, J W S
Fraser, William
Gallie, James
Grant, W
Grieve, D
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank. home address
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank,regiment, home address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 1700mm, width 1700mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
1948, July: WW2 tablet added, memorial cleaned and the WW1 inscription re-lettered.
Costs

Comments: Cost is for the WW2 tablet. Artisan was responsible for the WW2 tablet
Memorial: £83 2s 0d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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