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Current location

St Michael's Church
Am Baile
Eriskay
Western Islands
Western Isles
HS8 5JJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NF 78652 12055
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Glazed and wooden-framed roll of honour. The names are hand-written in columns for each of three island communities within separate sections for WW1 and WW2, all set within a decorative artwork border.
Inscription
First section: Unknown Second Section: WORLD WAR I (1914-1918)/ ERISKAY (Names...)/ EAST KILBRIDE/ (Names...) Third Section: WORLD WAR II (1939-1945)/ ERISKAY (Names...)/ EAST KILBRIDE (Names...)/ SOUTH GLENDALE (Names...) Fourth Section: THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD, AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN./ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. Fifth Section: Gaelic inscription - unknown.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Campbell, Donald
Gilles, Kenneth
Johnston, Angus
Johnston, Edward
Macaskill, Donald
Macberry, John
Macdougall, John
Macinnes, Angus
Macinnes, Donald
Macinnes, Donald
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service,home village
    Order of information: home village
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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