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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Kincardine And Deeside
Town
Aboyne
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Messers A Marshall Mackenzie & Son (Designer)
Lord Glentar (Sponsor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5853
Current location

at the left hand end of the building
War Memorial Buildings (Victory Hall)
north side of Ballater Road (A93) across from the Charlestown road junction
Aboyne
Kincardine And Deeside
Grampian
AB34 5HT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 52782 98619
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Shrine constructed in 15th century Scottish Gothic style with English and French influences with a open timber roof inspired by the Corn Hall at Rouen. It has WW1 and WW2 tablets and a three light stained glass window with six figures potrayed (Valour, patriotism, Victory, Peace, Freedom and Justice).
Inscription
IN HONOURED AND GRATEFUL REMEMBEANCE OF THE MEN OF ABOYNE AND GLEN TANAR WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THOSE OF/ ABOYNE AND GLEN TANAR WHO GAVE THIER LIVES IN THE WAR 1939-1945.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barron, John
Birss, Joseph
Brebner, Douglas
Brebner, Margaret
Bremner, Alister
Bruce, George G
Buchan, Albert A
Buchan, Ralph E
Burnett, James O
Calder, Farquhar
See details for all 57 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname, forename, service
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname, forename, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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