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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lochaber
Town
Glencoe
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57886
Current location

Take Clachaig road through Glencoe village
memorial on left immediately before bridge over River Coe.
Memorial Garden
Glencoe
Lochaber
Highland
PH49 4HS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 10358 58948
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross set on a rectangular tapering stone plinth and base. Knotwork decoration on face of cross. Dedicatory inscription in black lettering on the front face of the plinth.
Inscription
ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF GLENCOE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ IN DEFENCE OF LIBERTY AND JUSTICE./ (Names)/ "DILEAS GU BAS" / "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH." / 1939 (Name) 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, George
Buchanan, Duncan Allan
Buchanan, John
Connor, Angus
Howard, Robert Henry Palmer (the Hon)
Macdonald, Allan
Macinnes, Alexander
Macinnes, John
Macmillan, William
Mathieson, John
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forename, regiment
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Condition
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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