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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Orkney
Town
Lyness (Isle of Hoy)
County
Orkney
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 August 2009
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22 August 2009
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61728
Current location

Interpretation Centre (near the Ferry Pier)
Lyness (Isle of Hoy)
Orkney
Orkney
KW16 3NT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: ND 31083 94577
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two tall stones with circular plaques placed to represent the bows of a ship. Tablet headed with crossed flags with inscription on stone plinth.
Inscription
Tablet: ERECTED IN HONOUR OF/ ALL WHO SAILED FROM SCAPA FLOW/ ON THE ARCTIC CONVOYS/ 1941 - 1945/ THEIR SACRIFICE WAS MADE FOR OUR FREEDOM/ WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THEM/ Plaque: DEDICATED TO/ ALL THOSE/ WHO SERVED ON THE/ ARCTIC CONVOYS/ 1941 - 1945/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Costs

Comments: Sponsored by Orkney Islands Council, Government of Autonomous Province of Ugra (Russia) and Russian Hour Television.

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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