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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Caithness
Town
Wick
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 2006
    Attended by:
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 2006
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75971
Current location

on a street wall opposite The Old Kirk (St Fergus')
High Street/Church Street junction
Wick
Caithness
Highland
KW1 4DB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: ND 36217 51192
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Slate Tablet with the lettering inscribed, and an engraving of the ship at top centre
Inscription
HMS JERVIS BAY/5TH NOVEMBER 1940/IN MEMORY OF THE CAITHNESS/MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/[namers]/LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, James
Bain, James
Bain, John
Bremner, David
Bremner, William
Innes, John
Miller, William
Munro, John
Webster, Alexander
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, age, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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