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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Braco
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 October 1920
    Attended by: Mrs Gardener, wife of Mr James Gardener, MP for West Perth & Kinross
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58044
Current location

A822
Braco
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
FK15 9PN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 83736 09597
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square base surmounted by stone block tapered plinth, tapering shaft and celtic cross. Celtic knotwork designs are carved on the front face of the cross, with an inverted sword in the centre. The base of the cross has a dedication. A tablet is set into the front face of the plinth with WW1 names. The WW2 names have been added to the blockwork of the base of the plinth. The lettering is in black. Memorial is set within a small landscaped garden alongside the main road through the village of Braco.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF ARDOCH PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ (Names)/ WORLD WAR/ 1939 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blair, Alex
Cameron, John
Campbell, Duncan
Cousins, John
Edmonston, Andrew
Falconar Stewart, R G
Ferguson, Peter
Forbes, John
Graham, Thomas
Hayes, Harry N
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank ,regiment, forenames, surname
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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