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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Lochaber
Town
Acharacle
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57882

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Current location

Acharacle Church
A861/B8044 junction
Acharacle
Lochaber
Highland
PH36 4JU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 67581 68365
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Gateway with castellated arch and wrought iron gates. Four dedicatory tablets set on the gate posts.
Inscription
On arch: IN MEMORY/ 1914-1918 Right hand gate post, upper tablet: ACHARACLE/ This gateway/ is erected/ To the Glory of God/ and/ in honour and memory/ of the men from this district/ who gave their lives for us/ in the Great War/ 1914-1918./ Bha iad treun ann an cruaidm-ghas/ agus dileas gu bas. Right hand gate post, lower tablet: 1939-1945/ These tablets are erected/ to the Glory of God/ and/ in honour and memory/ of the men from this district/ who gave their lives/ in the second world war/ aig dol fodha ha opeine agus/ anns a mha duinn bithioh/ sind c an cuimhneabhalh. Left hand gate post, upper tablet: Acharacle/ (Names) Left hand gate post, lower tablet: 1939-1945/ Acharacle/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Angus R M
Armstrong, John S
Cameron, Alexander
Cameron, Allan
Cameron, Colin
Cameron, Donald
Cameron, Duncan H
Cameron, Hugh
Cameron, Hugh
Cameron, William Angus
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames, home village
    Order of information: home village
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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