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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Sutherland
Town
Bonar Bridge
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 February 1923
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6023
Current location

Side of the road in the centre of Bonar Bridge
6
Lairg Road
Bonar Bridge
Sutherland
Highland
IV24 3EG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 60975 91707
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Highland soldier in bonnet and kilt, staring into the distance with rifle resting at ease in front of him. On stone plinth and stepped base. Set in small garden surrounded by railings.
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY/THE PEOPLE OF CREICH AND/ FRIENDS IN GRATEFUL AND/ LASTING MEMORY OF THE/ BRAVE OFFICERS AND MEN/ FROM THE PARISH WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ BONAR BRIDGE/ (Names)/ INVERSHIN/ (Names)/ MIGDALE/ (Names)/ TULLOCH/ (Names)/ AIRDENS/ (Names)/ CREICH/ (Name)/ OSPISDALE/ (Names)/ ALSO IN WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bartlett, John
Bethune, Daniel M
Birnie, George
Black, Donald
Calder, John
Calder, William
Campbell, John
Chalmers, Alexander W L
Clark, H E
Deneaux, Raymond
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Condition
History
2014- £10,693 grant award from the Scottish Government Centenary Memorial's Restoration Fund to widen the gates for better access, replace sections of badly corroded railings, and remove paint and corrosion and repaint the other sections.
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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