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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Nigg
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Probably 1920
    Attended by: Sir Robert W Brodie, DSO,MC. Rev Mr N D Mackay, Nigg, Mr John Grant, Saddler, Mr James Munro and Mr William Ross
  • Dedicated
    Date: Probably 1920
    Attended by: Rev Mr N D Mackay, Nigg
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57503
Current location

Chapelhill Burial ground
Chapelhill
on minor road 0.6 miles off the B9175
Nigg
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV20 1XJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 82511 73950
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross set on a square stone plinth and stone base. Dedicatory inscription incised at the base of the shaft of the cross and names of the fallen on three faces of the plinth. Lettering in black. Knotwork decorations on shaft and arms of cross .
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS ERECTED/ BY/ PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH/ WHO DIED IN THE/ SERVICE OF THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY,/ 1914-1919./ AND/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT/ THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN." 3 and 9 o'clock face: (WW2 Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bannerman, Dugald J
Budge, John H
Campbell, Thomas
Christie, Alexander
Forbes, James
Gunn, John
Mackay, Elizabeth T
Mackenzie, Alexander
Mackenzie, Donald
Mackenzie, John D
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: service THEN rank THEN surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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