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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lochaber
Town
Arisaig
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 June 2002
    Attended by: Major-General Antonin Petrak MBE MC, Major E H van Maurik OBE and Captain D T H Nicholson MBE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
77777
Current location

In doorway of a private residence
Traigh House
Arisaig
Lochaber
Highland
PH39 4NT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 65812 90596
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial plaque outside Traigh House near Arisiag which was used by SOE as a Special Training School STS25c in WW2. In glass fronted wooden frame.
Inscription
TRAIGH / HOUSE / SPECIAL FORCES FROM THE ARMY OF / CZECHOSLOVAKIA / RECEIVED TRAINING HERE / AND AT CAMUSDARACH HOUSE / AND GARRA MOR / 1941 TO 1943 / PRIOR TO OPERATIONS IN THEIR HOMELAND / AGAINST THE GERMAN NAZI INVADERS THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED ON THE 9TH JUNE, / 2002 / by Major-General Antonin Petrak MBE MC / in the presence of / Major E H van Maurik OBE / and Captain D T H Nicholson MBE / (all of whom were directly involved here in the training in 1942/43)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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