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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Caithness
Town
Thrumster
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J Hood and Sons (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Before 29 July 1921
    Attended by: Major J. J. Robertson, D.S.O.
  • Dedicated
    Date: Before 29 July 1921
    Attended by: Rev. J. MacDougall, B.D.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5948
Current location

Parish Church
A9 at Gansclet
Thrumster
Caithness
Highland
KW1 5TX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: ND 33335 44664
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Three-stepped obelisk on base, with decoration on the shaft. At the base of the shaft, on at least three sides, is the badge of the Seaforth Highlanders.
Inscription
Front face:TO/ THE IMMORTAL MEMORY/ OF THE/ BRAVE MEN/ BELONGING TO THRUMSTER ESTATE/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION./ ALSO/ OF THOSE WHOSE NAMES ARE BELOW/ WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945./ (Names)/ HOOD WICK Side face: (Names) Side face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, J
Bremner, Donald
Bremner, James
Collins, William
Cormack, Daniel
Doull, James
Forbes, Peter
Groat, G
Harmsworth, C A St J
Mackay, A
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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