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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Torridon
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57509
Current location

Mary Street
Torridon
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV54 8XW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NG 81600 54300
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by three stepped plinth, pedestal, tapering column and fleur de lys style carving. Inscription incised on the sides of the pedestal and top plinth. The Memorial is set back from the road within a small fenced garden with gate at the entrance and a stone path leading to the memorial
Inscription
Front face: SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ THE NATIVES OF/ SHEILDAIG/ REGISTRATION DISTRICT/ WHO FELL/ IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 19194 - 1918./ O LORD HASTEN THOU THE DAY WHEN NATION/ SHALL NOT RISE UP AGAINST NATION, WHEN THEY/ SHALL NOT LEARN TO WAR ANY MORE, AND WE THANK/ THEE THAT MEANTIME THOU HAST PROVIDED US WITH/ THE INSTRUMENTS OF DEFENCE AGAINST OUR ENEMIES. 9 o'clock face: (Names)/ ALSO/ COL DUNCAN DARROCH/ LATE OF TORRIDON/ WHO DIED AT GOUROCK ON 22ND MAY 1923/ OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT GALLIPOLI 12 o'clock face: (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names) 3 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cameron, Kenneth
Gordon, Alexander
Gordon, Duncan
Gordon, William
Grant, George
Kemp, James
Macdonald, Alex. John
Macdonald, Donald
Macdonald, Duncan
Macdonald, Finlay
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, manner of death, place of death, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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