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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Lochaber
Town
Ballachulish
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Palestine (1918-1948)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 August 1923
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel Ian Campbell of Airds, Commanding Officer of 8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5893
Current location

Park at St John's Church car park and 200 yards walk down road on pavement.
South Side of the A82 between Loch Bridge and the Village
Ballachulish
Lochaber
Highland
PH49 4JP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 07001 58390
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Kilted soldier in Tam O'Shanter, pack and kit, standing with his head bowed and arms reversed leaning on a tree stump. Mounted onto a stone plinth and elevated roadside platform.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM BALLACHULISH AND GLENCOE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18 / "TO LIVE IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE / ONE LEAVES BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE" / BALLACHULISH / (names / GLENCOE / (names) / "DILEAS GU BAS" "TRUE TILL DEATH" 1939-1945 (Names) (Name) KILLED IN PALESTINE 1948
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Black, Duncan
Boughton, Alan Charles
Brown, George
Buchanan, Duncan A
Buchanan, John
Cameron, Alastair
Carmichael, John
Carmichael, John
Connor, Angus
Crawford, Alexander
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forename, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service, rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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