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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Caithness
Town
Watten
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5935
Current location

Left side memorial
Village Hall
A882 towards Wick from crossroads
Watten
Caithness
Highland
KW1 5XH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: ND 24233 54348
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk ON SQUARE BLOCK AND TWO STEPPED BASE, ON BROAD CONCRETE PLATFORM. WREATH CONTAINING CROSSED SWORD AND RIFLE ON FRONT FACE, TOGETHER WITH TOWN ARMS.
Inscription
Erected / BY / THE PARISH OF WATTEN / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF ITS GALLANT SONS / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN STRUGGLE / FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS, LIBERTY / HONOUR AMONGST NATIONS / AND THE UPLIFTING / OF THE OPPRESSED AND DOWN-TRODDEN / 1914 - 1918 / THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Donald
Alexander, George K
Bain, James
Bain, R
Bruce, Harry
Bruce, John A
Bruce, Peter
Budge, James
Calder, John G
Cameron, Donald
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, home village, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initials of forenames, surname, rank, regiment, home village
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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