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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Skye And Lochalsh
Town
Glendale
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), First World War - civilians, Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 July 1924
    Attended by: Captain Martin of Glendale
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 July 1924
    Attended by: Reverend Gillies of the United Free Church/REv. Mundo MacCaskill
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57251
Current location

West on B884 from Dunvegan
through Colbost. Past Glendale Free Presbyterian Church on right. Past road on left signposted Fàsach then take unmarked fork immediately afterwards. Memorial up path on right
before cemetery.
Near Glendale Village cemetery
B884
Glendale
Skye And Lochalsh
Highland
IV55 8WG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NG 17892 49765
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapering stone obelisk set on stepped plinth and stone cairn base. Name tablets set onto the sides of the plinth with an additional tablet for WW2 names placed on the front face of the base. Steps lead up to the memorial. Scottish thistles in the form of a wreath and placed at the cross arms of a cross is engraved on the front face of the obelisk. Memorial was enclosed by metal railings but these have now been removed.
Inscription
Below cross on obelisk: 1914-19 Front face: ERECTED / BY FRIENDS AND COMRADES / IN MEMORY OF/ (Names) / Other faces: (Names) Tablet on supporting cairn: 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bruce, Alasdair
Campbell, Donald
Campbell, Murdo
Ferguson, Alexander
Ferguson, Norman
Gillies, Murdo
Grant, Malcolm
Grant, Neil
Macaskill, Donald
Macaskill, Magnus
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Service, Rank, forename, surname, home village
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Service, rank, surname, home village,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Service, rank, forname, surname, home village
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Service, rank, forename, surname, home village
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
c 2008: Railings around the memorial have been removed and have been replaced by a low wall.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Highland Council/RBLS
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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