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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Communion or altar ware
District
Lochaber
Town
Fort William
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: c. 8 January 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Argyll and the Isles, Cameron of Lochiel, congregatio and representatives of principal public bodies of the town and district.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69400
Current location

Information Board is on the North Wall
the Ciborium is kept in the Church Safe
St Andrew's Church
High Street/Bank Street
Fort William
Lochaber
Highland
PH33 6BA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 10344 73998
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Silver Ciborium ( a vessel used for the storage of altar breads/wafers at the Mass) with an information board about it in the Church. "The memorial, which consists of a silver ciborium, decorated with carbuncles, amethysts and agates, and inscribed with panels of thistle and rose, and inscribed on the bowl are the names of eight men" Notice on wall of church has the list of names that is also on the ciborium.
Inscription
[As I have not been able to see the actual Ciborium I cannot be sure if this is the full inscription, but this is what the information board states that it is] THE GREAT WAR/1914 - 1918/The men from the Congregation of the St. Andrew's Episcopal / Church, Fort William, who made the supreme sacrifice in The / Great War of 1914 - 1918, are commemorated on a panel of / a silver ciborium which was presented to the church after the / war. The ciborium is still in regular use in the church./ [names]/ "Dileas Gu Bas"/ "Faithful Unto Death"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archibald, Cameron
Cameron, Allan George
Currie, William
Fairweather, Primrose
Gooch, Edward Sinclair
Macintyre, William Ambrose
Maclaren, Angus
Ottley, Geoffrey Claude Langdale
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Silver
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper in wooden frame
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Vestry of the Parish
Reference
  • The Scotsman - Tuesday 10 January 1922

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