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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sutherland
Town
Glencoul (by Kylesku)
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WESTMINSTER DL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59001
Current location

To reach the memorial site it is necessary to hire a boat from Kylesku
about 3 miles by boat
above Glencoul House- now a Mountain Bothy
There is no road access
and no post code
Glencoul (by Kylesku)
Sutherland
Highland
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NC 27056 30460
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin Cross on a three stepped base.
Inscription
ERECTED BY/ THE DUKE OF WESTMINSTER/ IN MEMORY OF/ C.S.M. WILLIAM ELLIOT/ 7TH CAMERON HIGHLANDERS/ WHO DIED IN FRANCE, ON THE 29TH, MARCH 1917, AGED 25 YEARS/ AND OF HIS BROTHER ALISTAIR/ OF THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS, WHO WAS/ MISSING FROM HIS REGIMENT ON THE/ 12TH APRIL. 1918, AND NEVER RETURNED/ AGED 24 YEARS/ THEIR MEMORY WILL EVER BE CHERISHED/ BY THEIR SORROWING PARENTS AND BROTHERS/
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Elliot, Alistair
Elliot, William
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, age, relationships, rank
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
c 2009: Some lead lettering missing.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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