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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Achnaba
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Bef Wednesday 6th December 1922
    Attended by: Colonel Campbell Preston of Arcchattan
  • Dedicated
    Date: Bef Wednesday 6th December 1922
    Attended by: Rev. D. M. Cameron, U. F. Church and Rev. Gillespie Campbell, Muckairn
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66733
Current location

The memorial is located on the west wall.
Ardchattan Parish Church
Near Achnaba Farm
Achnaba
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA37 1RF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 94500 35950
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass Plaque within a wooden frame, with a celtic cross engraved at the top of the frame
Inscription
1914 1919/IN SACRED MEMORY OF THOSE FROM/THIS PARISH WHO MADE THE SUPREME/SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/[names]/Dileas gu bas
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Archd.
Andrews, James W
Bruce, Donald
Connell, Edward
Forrester, Walter
Gilchrist, John
Kilcullen, John C
Livingstone, Archd.
Livingstone, James
Livingstone, John
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 770mm, width 410mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 1370mm, width 630mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WAR MEMORIALS ARDCHATTAN PARISH. — The war memorial tablet erected to the memory of 26 men of the parish who fell in the war was unveiled in Ardchattan Parish Church in presence of a crowded congregation, by Colonel Campbell Preston of Ardchattan, and dedicated by the minister , the Rev. F. A. MacCormick, hon. C. F., who was assisted by the Rev. D. M. Cameron, U. F. Church, and the Rev. Gillespie Campbell, Muckairn. The Scotsman - Wednesday 06 December 1922 www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000540/19221206/054/0010
  • Lack of funds causes likely closure of kirk The Oban Times 25 Oct 2018 "Ardchattan Church at Achnaba could shut by January as a result of its straitened financial circumstances." "However, there are two war memorials that would need to be relocated, he added." www.pressreader.com/uk/the-oban-times/20181025

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