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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Dingwall
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61031
Current location

Front of the building on Platform 1 which was the Refreshment Room
but is now an office.
Railway Station
Station Road
Dingwall
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV15 9PZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 55313 58610
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass plaque on black slate backboard, commemorating the tea stall for the troops which was open continuously from 20 Sep 1915 to 12 Apr 1919. See also report 79756 for the Jellicoe Express Plaque- one of 5- the others are at Edinburgh (79753), Inverkeithing (79754), Inverness (79755) and Perth (79757)- numbered in order of unveiling
Inscription
THIS RAILWAY STATION WAS USED AS A/ TEA STALL FOR SAILORS AND SOLDIERS FROM / 20th SEPTEMBER 1915, UNTIL 12th APRIL 1919/ IN CONNECTION WITH THE ROSS AND CROMARTY/ COUNTY BRANCH RED CROSS SOCIETY./ DURING WHICH PERIOD 134,864 MEN WERE/ SUPPLIED WITH TEA.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Condition
History
2008: designated by Railway Heritage Committee.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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