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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Badenoch And Strathspey
Town
Boat Of Garten
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01/09/1921
    Attended by: Rev. Dr. Cameron Reid. Rev. P. Macgregor (minister of the parish) and Rev. A. Sutherland (U.F. Church)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5910
Current location

St Columba's Church
Deshar Road
Boat Of Garten
Badenoch And Strathspey
Highland
PH24 3BN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 94072 18959
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Pillar with a stepped-top and a carved wreath above. At the foot of the pillar are tablets with the dedication and WW1 names in black lettering. The 6o'clock face of the base has the WW2 dedication and names and the whole is set on a tapering stone cairn.
Inscription
6o'clock face: ERECTED IN PROUD AND HONOURED / MEMORY TO THE MEN FROM / BOAT OF GARTEN AND DISTRICT / 1914-1919 / "THEY SHALL NOT GROW(sic) OLD AS WE THAT ARE / LEFT GROW OLD, AGE SHALL NOT WEARY / THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN. AT THE / GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM." 3o'clock face: (Names) 9o'clock face: (Names) Base: 1939-1945 / THEY ALSO GAVE THEIR LIVES / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cameron, D
Clarke, A
Dow, G
Fraser, K J
Geddes, W
Grant, L
Grant, Robert G Sharp
Lamont, R
Leslie, A H
Long, T
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials of forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish council
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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