previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Martin Briscoe

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Martin Briscoe (WMR-57261)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Martin Briscoe

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Martin Briscoe (WMR-57261)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Skye And Lochalsh
Town
about 1 mile north of Shiel Bridge
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57261
Current location

Clachan Duich
the Clan Macrae burial ground
St Dubhthacs Church (Ruin)
A87
on the north side of the bridge over the head of Loch Duich
about 1 mile north of Shiel Bridge
Skye And Lochalsh
Highland
IV40 8HN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NG 94697 21077
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Marble tablet
Inscription
ALEXANDER WILLIAM URQUHART MACRAE / M.A. (OXON), L.L.B. (EDIN) /WRITER TO THE SIGNET, EDINBURGH / ONLY SON OF HORATIO ROSS MACRAE, OF CLUNES / CAPTAIN, 5TH ROYAL SCOTS (QUEEN'S EDINBURGH RIFLES) / HE LANDED AND SERVED WITH THE 29TH DIVISION /AT CAPE HELLES GALLIPOLI PENINSULA / BEING TWICE WOUNDED / THEREAFTER HE SERVED IN FRANCE / WHERE HE WAS AGAIN TWICE WOUNDED / HE FELL IN ACTION AT PARVILLERS, FRANCE / ON 11TH AUGUST 1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Macrae, Alexander William Urquhart
See details
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • held in the Department of Printed Books, IWM

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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-57261

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.