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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Fraserburgh
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
J W Singer and Sons Ltd, Mr Alexander Carrick RSA RBS, Messrs Charles MacDonald Ltd, J McLellan Fairley, Mr Corbett
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 September 1923
    Attended by: General Sir Ian Hamilton GCB GCMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5844
Current location

Junction of Strichen Road and Saltoun Place
Main gate of James Ramsey Park
Maconochie Road
Fraserburgh
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB43 9RY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 99732 66352
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
"Valour", wearing helmet & carrying sword, guided by cloaked figure of "Justice" Group symbolises peace
Inscription
Plaque 1-THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/IN HONOUR OF ALL/WHO SERVED OR SUFFERED/AND/IN REMEMBRANCE OF THESE/THE FALLEN SONS OF THIS TOWN AND PARISH/WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED/[names in 2 columns to John Cook] Plaque 2- [names in 2 columns Copland to George Low & Alexander McD Bain] Plaque 3-[names in 2 columns James Low to John Scott] Plaque 4-[names in 2 columns Alexander Shaw onwards]/AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Plaque 5-TO THE MEMORY/OF THOSE WHO/DIED IN SERVICE/IN THE 2nd WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names to Gray] Plaque 6-TO THE MEMORY/OF THOSE WHO/DIED IN SERVICE/IN THE 2nd WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names Innes to Sim] Plaque 7-TO THE MEMORY/OF THOSE WHO/DIED IN SERVICE/IN THE 2nd WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names from Simpson] Plaque 8-IN REMEMBRANCE/OF THE/CIVILIAN CASUALTIES/OF THE 2nd WORLD WAR/(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Samuel
Ahern, Patrick
Aiken, James
Allan, John Turnbull
Allan, William
Anderson, Allan
Anderson, David
Anderson, George Greig
Anderson, H M
Anderson, Jas. N C
See details for all 551 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 409
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 409
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 108
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £2700

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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