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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Caithness
Town
Lybster
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
P Sinclair, Wick (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5949
Current location

Quatre Bras
Lybster
Caithness
Highland
KW3 6BP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: ND 24918 36314
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on three-stepped base. Wreath with ribbons surrounding first inscription.
Inscription
Front face:TO/ THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ (Names of battles)/ ERECTED TO/ THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ LYBSTER AND SWINEY/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ AND THE GREAT WORLD WAR/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ FAITHFUL HATH BEEN YOUR WARFARE Side face:(Names) Side face: (Names) Side face: 1939-1945/ (Names) Above names following all four faces: MARNE MONS YPRES LOOS ZEEBRUGGE PASSCHENDAELE BEAUMONT HAMEL OSTEND FESTUBERT VIMY NEUVE CHAPELLE SOMME CAMBRAI PERONNE JUTLAND
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baikie, Donald J
Bain, A
Barnie, D
Barnie, D
Bremner, G M
Budge, C M
Calder, W G
Cameron, W
Campbell, G G
Campbell, J H
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, ramk
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
2010: Exterior wall repaired and cleaned.
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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