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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Nairn
Town
Advie
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9th November 2008
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9th November 2008
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61673
Current location

Opposite the village hall
off the A95
Advie
Nairn
Highland
PH26 3LP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 125 343
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Pillar with four faces. Each face is carved with four inset ogee arches. The inscriptions are on tablets within the arches. Replica of original memorial.
Inscription
First of two Dedication Panels-LET US GIVE/ OUR MOST HUMBLE /AND HEARTY THANKS/ TO GOD ALMIGHTY /FOR HAVING GIVEN /US AND OUR ALLIES/THE VICTORY OVER/ OUR ENEMIES/ MAY WE ALL REMEMBER/ THAT THE SAFETY /OF OUR EMPIRE /IS NOT OWING TO/ THE STRENGTH OF MAN/ BUT TO THE POWER/ OF GOD/ GOD SAVE THE KING/ AMEN/ Second of 2 Dedication Panels-SONS OF THIS PLACE/LET THIS OF YOU/BE SAID/THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE/WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD/THESE GAVE THEIR/LIVES THAT YOU/WHO LIVE MAY REAP/A HIGHER HARVEST/ERE YOU FALL/ASLEEP Other Panels-[names] On the Step-THIS WAR MEMORIAL ERECTED IN 2008/REPLACES THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL/WHICH WAS DAMAGED BEYOND REPAIR IN 2005/THE REMAINS OF THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL/CAN BE VIEWED IN THE GROUNDS OF ADVIE CEMETERY SONS OF THIS PLACE/ LET THIS OF YOU/ BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE/ WORTHY OF OUR DEAD/ THESE GAVE THEIR/ LIVES THAT YOU/ WHO LIVE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST/ ERE YOU FALL/ ASLEEP/ (Regiments followed by Names) Base: THIS WAR MEMORIAL ERECTED IN 2008/ REPLACES THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL/ WHICH WAS DAMAGED BEYOND REPAIR IN 2006/ THE REMAINS OF THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL/ CAN BE VIEWED IN THE GROUNDS OF ADVIE CEMETERY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Cuthbert
Anderson, James
Bremner, James
Bremner, William
Brooks, Ernest
Cameron, John
Cooper, John G
Currall, Arthur S
Dean, Alexander
Duff, Donald
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 64
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
2008: Replacement for the memorial column damaged in 2006 (Our ref. 8697). The remains of the original memorial can be viewed in the grounds of Advie Cemetery
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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