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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Port Ban (Isle of Islay)
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Scott and Rae (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56894
Current location

west side of loch Indaal
A847 between Bruichladdich and Port Charlotte
Port Ban (Isle of Islay)
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA49 7UR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NR 25967 60157
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rough dressed grey granite in the form of a tapering square section pillar with a small cross on top. The dedicatory inscription is on a polished grey granite tablet with black lettering set on the front face of the upper section of the plinth. The names of the fallen are on similar tablets on the three other sides of the memorial. The WW2 names are set in a small polished grey granite tablet with black lettering at the bottom of the front face of the plinth. A low metal fence surrounds the monument.
Inscription
Front face: ERECTED/ IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN/ OF KILCHOMAN PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ REMEMBER THE LOVE OF THOSE WHO CAME NOT HOME / 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Other sides: (Names) The names are headed by placenames(WW1); BRUICHLADDICH, CARNDUNCAN, CONISBY, FORELAND, FORNASAIG, GREINEAL, GRUINEART, KILCHIARAN, KILCHOMAN, MACHRIE, OCTAMORE, PORT CHARLOTTE, TAYVULLIN (WW2) CONISPIE, BRUICHLADDICH, SUNDERLAND, GRUINART, PORTCHARLOTTE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, James
Baker, Samuel
Brown, Hugh
Brown, James C
Cameron, Archibald
Campbell, Alexander
Carmichael, John
Dick, David
Dickie, George Craig
Ferguson, Alexander
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional then surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 1000mm, height 5000mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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