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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Sutherland
Town
Strathnaver
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69544
Current location

Syre Church
Strathnaver
Sutherland
Highland
KW11 6UG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NC 69190 43891
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Pillar set on three steps and a base and surmounted by an amphora covered with a veil. The names are written on the sides of the pillar in gold lettering.
Inscription
6o'clock face: IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ THE N.C. OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THIS DISTRICT WHO ANSWERED/ THE CALL FROM HERE AND OVERSEAS/ AND GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE/ OF KING AND COUNTRY 1914-1919/ KILLED IN ACTION/ (Names) 3o'clock face: ALSO/ THE FOLLOWING/ (Names) 9o'clock face: ALSO/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gunn, Angus
Gunn, John
Macdonald, John
Macdonald, Robert J
Machardy, Samuel
Mackay, Donald
Mackay, Donald M
Mackay, Roderick M
Macleod, Alexander R
Macleod, Roderick
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, date of death.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, service, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, service, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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