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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Peterhead
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57197
Current location

Part of Entrance gates to Cemetery opposite the WW1 memorial.
Old Churchyard
South Road
Peterhead
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB42 2AB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NK 12690 46008
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two four-sided square columns set on a low dias with low wall to the rear and sides. Steps are set into the centre of the rear wall to allow access to the area of cemetery behind the memorial. Inscription in black lettering on panels set into the front face and inner face of each column. Fouled anchor set within a lifebelt and flanked by the war dates is carved at the top of the front face of the left hand column and inner face of the right hand column. Lion on shield surrounded by thistles and surmounted by alaurel wreath and garland is carved in relief at the top of the front face of the right hand column and inner side of the left hand column.
Inscription
Left hand column, front face: 1939 1945/ THEY WERE HONOURED/ IN THEIR GENERATIONS/ AND WERE THE GLORY/ OF THEIR TIMES/(Names) Left hand column, 3 o'clock face: 1939-1945/ (Names) Right hand column, front face: 1939-1945 (Names)/ Right hand column, 9 o'clock face: (Names)/ DIED AS A RESULT OF/ WAR SERVICE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Robert M
Anderson, Ewan V
Anderson, Hugh R
Bain, Peter A G G
Baird, Robert
Balloch, Archibald
Batty, Benjamin
Bremner, Ian
Bruce, David
Bruce, John
See details for all 144 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 119
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 119
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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