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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Perth
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Iraq War (2003-2011), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7 April 2005
    Attended by: Rev Neil Gardner
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57538
Current location

In the grounds of Balhousie Castle.
Black Watch Museum
Balhousie Castle
Hay Street
Perth
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
PH1 5HR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 11387 24356
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
At Centre: 10ft Celtic Cross. Decorative circle at intersection of arms of the cross with the badge of the Regiment below. Lettering in gold. Left of Cross: Oblong standing stone with badge of Black Watch on triangular pediment Right of Cross: Oblong standing stone with badge of Black Watch on triangular pediment Whole set on 'T' section of paved ground.
Inscription
Cross: IRAQ/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD MEMORY/OF THOSE SOLDIERS/ OF/ 1st BATTALION/ THE BLACK WATCH/ (ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ "THEIR NAMES LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE"/ 2003/ (Names)/ 2004/ (Names) Left Standing Stone: IRAQ/ (Names)/AFGHANISTAN/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Binnie, S C
Ferns, M A
Gray, S R T
Kennedy, S
Kerr, J W
Lowe, P A
Mcardle, S W
Mchaif, K T
Stephen, B L
Tukutukuwaqa, P
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank, year died, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank, date of death, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3000mm
    Materials: Slate - Caithness
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate - Caithness
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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