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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Knockbain
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), First World War - civilians, First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5965

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Current location

At a fork in the road.
One mile South West of Munlochy junction on the B9161
Knockbain
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV8 8NP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 64781 52303
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross on square granite base with lead lettering.
Inscription
On the Shaft of the Cross-TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE OFFICERS,/ NON-COM OFFICERS,/ AND MEN/ FROM THE/ PARISH OF KNOCKBAIN/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 - 1919/ AND/ 1939 - 1945/ ERECTED BY/ THE INHABITANTS OF/ THE PARISH/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ Plinth Side 1-KILLED/ [Column 1] R.N.D./[name]/R.N.R.[Name]/SEAFORTHS/[names]/CAMERONS/[names]/BLACK WATCH/[names] [Column 2] GORDONS/[Names]/SCOTS GUARDS/[Names/]ROYAL ARTILLERY/[Name]/K.O.S.B./[Name]/EAST LANCS./[Name]/M.C.O./[Name]/R.A.M.C./[Name]/SOUTH AFRICA/[Name]/NEW ZEALAND/[Name] Plinth Side 2-DIED/R.N.R./[name]/SEAFORTHS/[names]/CAMERONS/[name]/B.R.C.S./[name]/SEAFORTHS/(Name) Plinth Side 3-DIED/SCOTS GUARDS/[name]/ROYAL ARTILLERY/[names]/CHAPLAIN TO THE FORCES/[name]/SOUTH AFRICA/[name] Cross Shaft 12 o'clock face THE FOLLOWING/ ARE/ THE NAMES OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE/ OF/ THEIR COUNTRY/ 1939 - 1945 Plinth 12 o'clock face-[Column 1] R.N./[name]/SEAFORTHS/[names]/CAMERONS/[names]/R.A.S.C./[name]/SCOTS GUARDS/[name]/DUKE OF YORK HUSSARS (CANADIAN)/[name] [Column 2] ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS/[name]/A.T.S./[name]/R.A.F./[names]/MERCHANT NAVY/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bremner, Thomas
Cameron, C M
Cameron, R
Campbell, J
Davidson, James K
Dow, A
Dransfield, H (rev)
Edwards, M E M
Finlayson, D
Finlayson, G
See details for all 55 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, service
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, surnames
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3500mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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