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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Cabrach
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 June1921
    Attended by: Duke of Richmond and Gordon
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 June 1921
    Attended by: Rev. Andrew Burt B.D. , Minister of the Parish
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78807
Current location

On the right hand side of a minor road that forks right off the A941
Cabrach Parish Church
Cabrach
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB5 4HQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 38640 26800
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass plaque in wood frame on inside wall of church. Inscription top and bottom of frame. Plaque includes WW1 and WW2 names.
Inscription
Top of frame: TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF CABRACH WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (names) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" Bottom of frame: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clark, Alexander
Clark, Peter
Crampshee, James
Donald, William James
Douglas, William
Duncan, Robert Mcintosh
Gordon, John
Gordon, Peter
Gordon, Peter K.
Hendry, William
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, home, battalion, regiment, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, home, regiment, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Date of death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CABRACH HONOURS ITS WAR HEROES UNVEILING OF MEMORIAL DUKE OF RICHMOND AND GORDON'S ADDRESS Aberdeen Press and Journal - Monday 06 June 1921 www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000576/19210606/032/0003 The names of the fallen are as follows:- Cpl. Norman John Robertson, Lower Schoolhouse, 4th Gordons; Lance-Cpl. James Smart, Badchier, 5th Gordons; Ptes. Wm. Douglas, Buck, 6th Gordons; Alexander Clark, Howbog, do.; Peter Clark, do.; Peter Gordon, Bowmans, do.; James Crampshee, Largue, 3rd Gordons; Wm. Hendry, Ardwell, 4th Gordons; Robert M'lntosh Duncan, Whitehallock, 5th Gordons; William James Donald, Bridgend, Ist Gordons; Alexander M'Conachie. Broomknowes, A.D.C.; Thomas Dow Simpson, Elrick, Black Watch; Piper John G. M'Grimmond, Balloch, 2nd Gordon; Rfm. John Gordon, .Auchmoir, 4thNew Zealand R.B.; Trooper Alexander Watt, Ardwell, New Zealand M.R.; John W. Innes. Hillhead, H.M.S. Vivid; Wireless Operator William Taylor, Bridgend.

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