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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Orkney
Town
Evie
County
Orkney
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69269

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Current location

A966
Evie
Orkney
Orkney
KW17 2PJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HY 36388 25826
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone obelisk mounted on base and three steps. Poppy carved decoration at base of obelisk. Lettering on base, carved in black. Memorial encompassed by stone wall with stepped entrance at front. Inscription on three sides of the plinth.
Inscription
IN/ MEMORIAM/ DIED FOR KING AND/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT/ 1914 - WAR - 1919/ (Names).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Andrew
Leonard, Malcolm H
Loutitt, Charles W
Loutitt, Ralph A T
Manson, George
Robertson, Marcus
Seatter, Robert
Stevenson, James
Wilson, James B
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
Lettering repaired between visits in 2007 when it was very faded and the 2013 photographs in this report
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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