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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sutherland
Town
Dornoch
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57655
Current location

In the north transept
Dornoch Cathedral
The Square
Dornoch
Sutherland
Highland
IV25 3SL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 79719 89688
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass plaque
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND THE UNDYING HONOUR OF / WILLIAM. G. MURRAY. / WHO RETURNED FROM THE ARGENTINE / TO SERVE HIS COUNTRY, AND WHILE ATTACHED / TO THE 7th SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS, / WAS KILLED AT WYTSCHAETE ON 16TH APRIL, 1918. / AGED 28 YEARS. / ALSO OF HIS YOUNGER BROTHER / ALEXANDER MURRAY. / WHO SERVING WITH THE 5TH SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS / WAS KILLED AT FESTUBERT 8TH JUNE 1915. / AGED 20. YEARS. / THE ONLY SURVIVING SONS OF THE LATE DONALD MURRAY, AND MRS MURRAY, THE POLES, DORNOCH./ THIS TABLET IS THE GIFT OF M. M. HENDERSON, ESQ, THE ARGENTINE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Murray, Alexander
Murray, William G
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 450mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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