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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Badenoch And Strathspey
Town
Newtonmore
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 January 1921
    Attended by: Mrs Macpherson of Balavil
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 January 1921
    Attended by: Rev. D. MacFarlane, parish minister; Rev. A. MacKay, Free Church; Rev. Mr Muir, U. F. Church
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5929
Current location

Surrounded by trees so not always immediately visible from the road.
Village centre on a hill besides the community hall
Newtonmore
Badenoch And Strathspey
Highland
PH20 1DA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 71596 99145
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped granite block topped by two smaller plinths and celtic cross. In a small walled garden area surrounded by trees.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF NEWTONMORE AND / DISTRICT IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY / 1914-1918 1939-1945 / BEING DEAD YET SPEAKETH / (exact line spacing unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, James
Anderson, Peter
Anderson, William
Begg, Alastair
Black, Donald
Budge, James
Cameron, Ewen
Cameron, Ronald
Campbell, William
Carver, Duncan
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 9144mm
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1073&mforum=warmemscot
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Thursday 06 January 1921 NEWTONMORE MEMORIAL UNVEILED www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000576/19210106/023/0003
  • The Scotsman - Thursday, 6th January 1921, page 4 WAR MEMORIAL AT NEWTONMORE. — A war memorial was unveiled at Newtonmore, Inverness-shire yesterday, by Mrs Macpherson of Balavil, in the presence of a large gathering, including many relatives of those who fell. Mrs Macpherson, the Superior of the village, presided, and paid a tribute to the dead heroes. The Rev. D. Macfarlane, parish minister, Rev. A. Mackay, Free Church, and Rev. Mr Muir, U.F. Church conducting the religious service. The memorial, which is of granite, is in the form of a Celtic cross, and stands about 17 feet high. There are twenty-nine names inscribed on the tablet.

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