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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Inverness
Town
Ardersier
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 August 1923
    Attended by: Prince of Wales, Rev. W, Ewing MC DD, Major-General A. B. Ritchie
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5890

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Current location

Above the gateway of the fort
Fort George
Ardersier
Inverness
Highland
IV2 7TE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 76385 56774
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy-headed plaque placed above gateway of Fort George with stag's head and motto positioned at top centre. There are replicas of the plaque at Dornoch, Elgin, Stornoway, Tain and Wick as well as an Iona Cross in France
Inscription
1914 1919/ ERECTED BY/ THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS/ TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF 8432/ COMRADES BELONGING TO THE TEN/ BATTALIONS OF THE REGIMENT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR./ SCOTLAND FOR EVER
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Queen's Own Highlanders
Reference
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Friday 17 August 1923
  • PRINCE OF WALES. -UNVEILING OF SEAFORTHS' MEMORIAL. -IMPRESSIVE SERVICE AT FORT-GEORGE . -SOLICITUDE FOR WAR VICTIMS. … The memorial bronze is one of six which are to be erected. The others are to be placed in the towns of Wick, Dornoch, Tain,. Stornoway, and Elgin, and an Iona Cross, similar to that erected at Dingwall by the regiment after the South African War is being erected in France. The Scotsman - Thursday 23 August 1923

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