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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Kirkhill, about 4 miles east of Beauly
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57161
Current location

Wardlaw Parish Church
Wardlaw Road
Kirkhill
about 4 miles east of Beauly
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV5 7NY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 55318 45427
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Grey granite celtic cross set on a tapering plinth and two stepped base. Dedicatory tablet set into the front face of the plinth. WW2 inscription is placed below the tablet in raised lettering on the lower part of the plinth and top step. Low metal railing placed at the foot of the memorial. Celtic knotwork design on the front face of the cross with a wreath at the base of the shaft of the cross.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ ALSO IN HONOUR/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barclay, George
Barron, James
Campbell, Duncan
Chisholm, Finlay
Donald, Ian James
Douglas, Andrew
Drummond, John
Fraser, Alexander
Fraser, Donald
Fraser, Donald J
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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: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3000mm, height 5000mm, width 3000mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Condition
History
2002: There is some staining on the WW2 names caused by water run off.
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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