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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Skye And Lochalsh
Town
Kilmaluag
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1925
    Attended by: Major Livingston MacDonald of Floddigarry
  • Dedicated
    Date: July 1925
    Attended by: 2 Local ministers
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57253
Current location

The ruined church is located near the sea at Kilmaluag bay. It is reached by an unnamed road that runs north from Kilmaluag
where the A855 crosses the River Kilmaluag. You will come to a T junction. Take the road / track leading away from the bay.
Ruined church
Kilmaluag
Skye And Lochalsh
Highland
IV51 9UL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NG 43573 74917
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular, white, stone tablet set within a stone frame with pediment: Centre top has carved wreath flanked by carved army gun on left and naval gun to right with names incised in white lettering, listed in two columns below. Whole is set into the stone wall of church and is supported by a stone pedestal.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/THE MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Macdonald, D
Macdonald, D
Macdonald, J
Macdonald, R
Mackay, D
Mackenzie, A
Mackenzie, H
Mackinnon, A
Macleod, A
Matheson, J
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Highland Council
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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