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Current location

By the village hall
B9169
Mulbuie
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV6 7RA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 55027 52171
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall stone tower surmounted by smaller section at the top and a flagpole. Door at base of tower with dedicatory stone tablet above. Tower is enclosed by wrought iron railings.
Inscription
"AIR MUIRS AIR TIR"/ ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ SIR HECTOR ARCHIBALD MACDONALD/ KCB, DSO, ADC, LLD./ BORN AT ROOTFIELD MARCH 1853./ ENLISTED PRIVATE SOLDIER JUNE 1870./ DIED MAJOR GENERAL MARCH 1903./ WAR SERVICES./ AFGHANISTAN: HAZARDARAKHT: CHARASIAH,/ KABUL; CHILDUKHTEAN; KABUL TO KANDAHAR;/ BATTLE OF KANDAHAR./ SOUTH AFRICA; MAJUBA HILL./ SOUDAN EXPEDITION; SUAKIN;/ GAMAIZAH; TOSKI; TOKAR./ DONGOLA EXPEDITION; FIRKIT; HAFIR./ NILE EXPEDITION; ABU HAMED; ATBARA; OMDURMAN./ SOUTH AFRICA; 1900-1910. KOODOOSBERG; PAARDEBERG; WITTEBERGEN./ THANKED BY BOTH HOUSES OF PARLIMENT./ AWARDED TEN DECORATIONS; FOURTEEN CLASPS./ MENTIONED ELEVEN TIMES IN DISPATCHES./ ERECTED BY FRIENDS OF HIS YOUTH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Macdonald, Hector Archibald (sir)
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year of death, regiment, forenames, place of birth, year of birth, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year of death, regiment, forenames, place of birth, year of birth, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; First (1880-1881)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year of death, regiment, forenames, place of birth, year of birth, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year of death, regiment, forenames, place of birth, year of birth, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year of death, regiment, forenames, place of birth, year of birth, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tower
    Measurements: height 16000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
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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