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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Caithness
Town
Thurso
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 September 1921
    Attended by: Sir Archibald Sinclair
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 September 1921
    Attended by: Rev. G.R. MacLennan
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69293
Current location

Thurso Library
Davidson Lane
Thurso
Caithness
Highland
KW14 7AF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: ND 11498 68077
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three brass plates on ornate pine, surrounded by fireplace and a mantlepiece. The left side panel contains an engraved sailor and the right side panel contains an engraved soldier in Highland uniform. The centre panel is the names panel
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM/ 1914-1919/ (Names in 3 columns)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, G
Angus, W A
Baikie, J
Baikie, M A
Cairnie, D D
Campbell, D G
Campbell, G C
Campbell, H
Campbell, W
Donovan, F M
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 82
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 82
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initals of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 60cm, width 35cm
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: School Board
Reference
  • For more detail and biographical details of each casualty- Miller Academy History and Memories for the Millenium by Allan C Lannon, pages 122-131, ISBN 0 9538315 0 7

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