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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Inverness
Town
Stratherrick
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6035
Current location

East Side of B862
about 1 mile south of Errogie
Stratherrick
Inverness
Highland
IV2 6UJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 54598 20829
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Octagonal granite column on pedestal on 3 stepped base, surmounted by unusual four-armed cross - presumably designed so that a cross can be seen from any angle. The inscription, in lead lettering, is on the pedestal. The memorial covers Coulintyre, Knock Garroch, Lyne, Errogie, Corriegarth, Foyers, Lochgarthside, Murnich, Whitebridge, Aultnagoire, Inverfarigaig, Bunchrubin and Glenlia Note: Access up to the memorial is over the rock face with no footpath.
Inscription
Lintel Stone in the wall- STRATHERRICK/WAR MEMORIAL 6 o'clock face-TO/THE GLORY OF GOD/AND/IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/FROM STRATHERRICK/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 9 o'clock, 12 o'clock and top of 3 o'clock faces-[WW1 names] "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/"BIDW AN ACUS AN CLIU BUAN" 3 o'clock face- 1939 1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, George
Bethune, Alec
Cairney, Peter
Cameron, Duncan
Cameron, John
Cameron, John
Cameron, Simon
Campbell, Wm.
Chisholm, Alick
Chisholm, James
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, regiment, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, service
    Order of information: service THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
In 2009 War Memorials Trust gave a grant of £871 towards the re-painting of the inscriptions with black enamel paint.; March 2017 to October 2018-general site maintenance, name stone added at road side and information board om a stone plinth containing the inscriptions added at the road side. Request to move the memorial elsewhere for better access rejected
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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