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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Skye And Lochalsh
Town
Hallin, Vaternish also know as Waternish
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Mr MacDougall of Oban (Sculptor)
Mr Malcolm Beaton (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 Aug 1922
    Attended by: Colonel K L MacDonald DSO of Tote
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57266
Current location

B886
Hallin
Vaternish also know as Waternish
Skye And Lochalsh
Highland
IV55 8GH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NG 25643 58154
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The memorial is of a rough hewn granite obelisk on tapered plinth sitting on 5 stepped square painted white base with top sloping step. Positioned on high ground approached by a path through a gate from road.
Inscription
6 o'clock face-WATERNISH WAR MEMORIAL/ERECTED BY THE/PEOPLE OF WATERNISH/IN HONOUR AND MEMORY OF/THE MEN FROM THIS DISTRICT/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/"THEIR NAME LIVETH/FOR EVERMORE" 3 o'clock & 9 o'clock faces-[names] 12 o'clock face-1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bain, Alick
Bain, Allan
Bain, John
Beaton, Alexander
Beaton, John
Campbell, Donald
Campbell, Donald
Campbell, Murdo
Campbell, William
Ferguson, Alick
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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