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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Oban
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 2007
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57698
Current location

In the 1st floor waiting area near Gate 2
Caledonian MacBrayne Terminal Oban
Oban
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA34 4NU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 85791 29916
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular bronze plaque, below which is an explanatory plastic board set within a wooden frame. The end wording on each plaque is in gaelic.
Inscription
Bronze plaque: Caledonian MacBrayne/Hebridean & Clyde Ferries/In memory of the employees/of Caledonian MacBrayne and its/predecessor companies, who gave their/lives in the service of their country/A'cuimhneachadh nan gaisgeach Plastic plaque: This plaque is dedicated by the Oban Branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland/In everlasting gratitude to the men of the Merchant Navy/who sailed in convoy from this port and the waters of the Firth of Lorn/during the Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-May 1945./In so doing many made the ultimate sacrifice and/know no grave but the sea/"At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them"/"Aig ciaradh an fheasgair agus an glasadh an la bith iad'nar smuain"/Sunday 11th November 2007
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 300mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 330mm, width 950mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 240mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Plastic
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Scottish Legion News February/March 2008 Published:Royal British Legion Scotland

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