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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
Town
Oban
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68841
Current location

In entrance foyer.
Oban High School
Seroba Road
Oban
Strathclyde
PA34 4DE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 86165 29263
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Board with the WW1dates and arms of Oban at the top. The names are listed in four columns in gilt lettering separated by carved Ionic columns.
Inscription
1914 1918/ IN MEMORIAM/ (Names)/ THEY DIED FOR US.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Thomas
Bell, Duncan
Black, Robert
Boyd, Alexander
Brown, T
Bruace, Donald C
Bruce, Donald
Buchanan, Duncan A
Cameron, Duncan
Cameron, Duncan
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 114
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 114
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, decorations,
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • There is a small 1916 ROH book, published by the school, listing those former pupils who have enlisted,with names,addresses and units. It lists 49 officers,73 ncos,259 rank&file and 16 nurses.

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