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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Oban
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Regimental Memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70798
Current location

Oban War and Peace Museum
Corran Esplanade
Oban
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA34 5NS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 85825 30263
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass Plaque
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN PROUD MEMORY OF/THOSE OF THE RENOWNED/51ST HIGHLAND DIVISION/OF SCOTLAND/WHO FELL IN THE TWO GREAT WARS/1914-1918 AND 1939-1945/MANY OF WHOM CAME FROM/THE WESTERN HIGHLANDS AND ISLES/ALBA GU BRACH/ FRANCE AND FLANDERS 1915-1918/ SOMME 1916-1918/ ANCRE 1916/ BEAUMONT-HAMEL/ LYS/ YPRES 1917/ LANGEMARCH 1917/ VIMY 1917/ CAMBRAI 1917-1918/ ST QUENTIN/1918/ NORTH AFRICA 1942-1945/ EL ALAMEIN/ MARETH/ SICILY/ N WEST EUROPE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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