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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Western Islands
Town
Callanish
County
Western Isles
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02 September 2006
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 02 September 2006
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58233
Current location

At the southern end of the car park for the Callanish Free Church
A858
Callanish
Western Islands
Western Isles
HS2 9DX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NB 21849 33936
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A curved wall with a a large granite tablet set on the front face. The names and districts are on the left and right panels while the badges of the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, and Merchant Navy are incised in the centre. Although the Merchant Navy is noted none of the names are shown to be of the MN.
Inscription
Top: GUS AM BRIS AM LATHA/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Left panel: CALLANISH 1914-1918/(Names)/ CALLANISH 1939-1945/ (Name)/ GARYNAHINE 1939-1945/ (Names) Centre panel: ROYAL NAVY/ ARMY/ ROYAL AIR FORCE/ MERCHANT NAVY Right panel: BREASCLETE 1914-1918/ (Names)/ BREASCLETE IOLAIRE DISASTER/ (Names)/ BREASCLETE 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beaton, Angus
Macarthur, Donald
Macaulay, Aulay
Macaulay, Donald
Macaulay, Donald
Macaulay, Kenneth
Macaulay, Kenneth
Macaulay, Kenneth
Macaulay, Malcolm M
Macaulay, Murdo
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, service, forename, age, home village, address
    Order of information: home village THEN address
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, service, forename, age, home village, address
    Order of information: home village THEN address
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Costs

Comments: Funding for the memorial came from CNES ACE Funding and CIP funding; Awards For All; WIE; Breasclete Community Association; ABC Club; Scottish and Southern Energy; sponsoered walk by Neil MacIver and the local community and former residents

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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