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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Western Islands
Town
Laxay
County
Western Isles
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01 December 2004
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58017
Current location

In the garden of remembrance
Outside the new Kinloch Cemetery
¼ mile south of Keose and ½ mile east of Laxay.
Laxay
Western Islands
Western Isles
HS2 9PJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NB 34250 22069
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three tablets set into an angled wall. Inscription in white lettering. Memorial is set within a garden of remembrance.
Inscription
Centre tablet: KINLOCH WAR MEMORIAL/ Mar Chuimhneachan/ In memory of all those from Kinloch/ who fought and died/ for Freedom/ Croft Name Service Lost Age/ Arivruaich 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ Keose, Boer War 1899 - 1902/ (Name)/ Keose 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ Knocklandue School/ (Names)/ Keose 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Seaforth head 1914 - 1918/ (Names) Left hand tablet: Croft Name Service Lost Age/ Balallan 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ Ballallan 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Right hand tablet: Laxay, Boer War 1899 - 1902/ (Name)/ Laxay 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ Laxay 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bruce, W A
Ferguson, D
Ferguson, J
Kennedy, M
Macarthur, A
Macaskill, A
Macaulay, A J
Macaulay, M
Macauley, A
Macdonald, C A
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, year died, regiment, age, home village, address
    Order of information: home village THEN address
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, date of death, regiment, age, home village, address
    Order of information: home village THEN address
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, date of death, regiment, age, home village, address
    Order of information: home village THEN address
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, date of death, service, age, home village, address
    Order of information: home village THEN address
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Costs

Comments: Money raised through donations and a grant from the Ace Fund (Comhairle nan Eilean Siar)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,public
Reference

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