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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Moray
Town
Aberlour
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 July 1925
    Attended by: General Lord Horne of Stirkoke
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66182
Current location

St Margaret's Church
High Street
Aberlour
Moray
Grampian
AB38 9QD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 269 432
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
A Celtic cross set on a tapering shaft bearing a sword of sacrifice. It sits on a tapering plinth and base, and has black lettering. The memorial has WW1 names on the pedestal and WW2 on base of the cross
Inscription
1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ THESE ABERLOUR OLD BOYS/ DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF/ THE OLD BOYS OF/ ABERLOUR ORPHANAGE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ REQUIESCANT IN PACE. (names) AND ALL OTHERS WHOSE NAMES ARE NOT KNOWN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aberdein, David
Anderson, John
Auchterlonie, Anderson
Bain, Alexander
Baker, Archibald
Bald, William
Banks, John
Barrie, Hamish
Bartell, Albert
Baxter, Alexander
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 62
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
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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