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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Tain
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76360

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Current location

St Duthus' Collegiate Church
Castle Brae
Tain
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV19 1EL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 78017 82188
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass Plaque with raised lettering and Lovat Scouts badge
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/HUGH JOHN DUFF/MAJOR THE LOVAT SCOUTS/KILLED IN FRANCE 6TH SEPT 1918/WHEN COMMANDING THE 1ST KINGS/(LIVERPOOL) REGT -AGED 36 YEARS/AWARDED DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER/MILITARY CROSS & MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES/Buried in the Communal Cemetery of Beaumetz-les-Cambrai (CWGC give burial place as ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION )
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Duff, Hugh John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age, place of burial, decorations
    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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