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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Caithness
Town
Skerray
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: Duke of Sutherland
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57665
Current location

Skerray Free Church
Sherray/ Torrisdale Road.
Skerray
Caithness
Highland
KW14 7TH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NC 67289 62441
Denomination: United Free Church

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Previous locations
  • Skerray
    Caithness
    Highland
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Obelisk set on a square plinth and stepped base. The lettering is on the faces of the plinth.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING NATIVES OF SKERRAY WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gordon, George
Gunn, George
Gunn, James
Macdougall, James
Mackay, Alexander
Mackay, Alexander
Mackay, Angus G
Mackay, Daniel G
Mackay, Donald
Mackay, Donald H
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
History
Date unknown: When the memorial was put back together after being moved, the obelisk was misaligned
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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