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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
Town
Rothienorman
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999), 21st Century Wars (2000-Present), Animal Memorials
Maker
Colin Coutts, Master Builder, James Porter, Linda Porter, Ewan Coutts
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 August 2017
    Attended by: Rev Robert John Thorburn MA BD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75810
Current location

Wetland Walk
Forgue Road
Rothienorman
Grampian
AB51 8UE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 72167 35349
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Locally quarried stone from the Smiddy Burn Quarry a short distance outside Rothienorman taking the form of a typical Scottish Cairn. Can be viewed from the road side however, it is better appreciated by entering the Wetland Walk by the main entrance off the B9001. It can be approached from various pathways each offering a different view and perspective.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM / THE ROTHIENORMAN AND SURROUNDING AREAS/ WHO SERVED AND DIED IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 – 1918 / AND ALL SUBSEQUENT CONFLICTS / THIS MEMORIAL ALSO COMEMORATES ALL THE ANIMALS THAT SERVED AND DIED DURING / ARMED CONFLICTS / ERECTED BY THE ROTHIENORMAN COMMUNITY / 2017 / NEVER TO BE FORGOTEN. / (DONATED BY JIM & LINDA PORTER)
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
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 21st Century Wars (2000-Present)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Animal Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: height 3000mm, width 3500mm
    Materials: Smiddy Burn Quarry Stone- a local supplier
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Rothienorman Parish Church and Trustees of the Wetland Walk

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