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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Caithness
Town
Dunbeath
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5944
Current location

Village Centre
Dunbeath
Caithness
Highland
KW6 6EA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: ND 15658 29536
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Celtic Cross on a shaft and 3 stage base, in a raised walled area with iron railings on top of the walls
Inscription
[names on the 4 sides of the shaft] 6 o'clock face of top base- IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF DUNBEATH AND DISTRICT/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/1939-1945 9 o'clock face of top base- 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Allan, D
Bain, A
Barnie, C
Barnie, W
Bethune, D
Calder, C B
Cunningham, B H
Cunningham, D
Cunningham, J
Cunningham, R
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
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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