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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Muir Of Ord
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57501
Current location

In a one acre garden facing the Railway Station.
Muir Of Ord
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV6 7TD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 52687 50247
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall stone cairn with rectangular red marble tablet for WW1 inset at the base. Resting at the base of the cairn is a harp-shaped red marble WW2 tablet. The whole is set on a stone slab base. Celtic knot work border on the WW1 tablet with a harp motif incised at the top centre.
Inscription
Upper tablet: 1914- 1918 TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS/ NON-COM: OFFICERS AND MEN FROM THE PARISH OF URRAY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ BEAN IAD GO DIUTH RI CLIU AN SINNSRE. Lower tablet: 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "MAIRUDH AN RHU AU BRATH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ballantyne, D
Ballantyne, K
Barron, D
Barron, J
Cameron, I
Cameron, J
Cameron, P
Cameron, Thomas
Campbell, J
Campbell, J C
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, home village, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forenames, home village
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, home village, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cairn
    Measurements: height 7500mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
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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© WMR-57501

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