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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Inverness
Town
Inverness
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1919
    Attended by: A. W. Bruce, Banker of Alford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78911

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Central Primary School
Kenneth Street
Inverness
Inverness
Highland
IV3 5DW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 66243 45110
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass plaque in wooden frame commemorating two former teachers
Inscription
Top corners: Regimental badges of Gordon and Cameron Highlanders. TO THE / GALLANT MEMORY / OF / ANDREW MITCHELL BRUCE M.A. / 5TH GORDON HIGHLANDERS. / FOR 14 YEARS SECOND MASTER IN THIS SCHOOL, / FELL IN ACTION, 25TH APRIL 1917; / ALSO OF / GEORGE ALEXANDER CAMERON M.A. / 1ST CAMERON HIGHLANDERS, / SOMETIME STUDENT AND TEACHER HERE / DIED OF WOUNDS 16TH NOVEMBER 1917 / AND OF / ALL PUPILS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO FELL IN THE WAR / 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bruce, Andrew Mitchell
Cameron, George Alexander
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surnames, degree, battalion, regiment, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Tuesday 15 April 1919 INVERNESS WAR MEMORIAL. TABLET ERECTED IN CENTRAL SCHOOL. A memorial tablet has been set up in the Central School, Inverness, memory of the late Mr Andrew M. Bruce, M.A., second master; Mr George A. Cameron, M.A.; and other pupils of the school who fell in the war The late Mr Bruce, who was a son of Mr Alexander Bruce, Mill of Allathan, New Deer, was second master at the Central School for 4 years and fell in action on the 25th April, 1917, while serving with the 6th Gordons. Mr Cameron, who was a son of Mr G. A. Cameron, the headmaster, was both a pupil and teacher in the school, and fell on the 16th March, 1917, being in the 1st Camerons. The tablet was unveiled by A. W. Bruce, Banker, Alford, a brother of the late Mr Bruce. Handsomely made of brass, it is of chaste design, with the regimental crests of the Gordons and Camerons engraved in the upper corners and suitably inscribed. It was designed by Mr Kennedy, art master Mr Bruce said he felt it a great honour to be associated with them in the gallant dead. His brother had a great love for Inverness, and his heart was bound up with his work in the Central School. On behalf of his father and mother, expressed grateful thanks of the family for the honour done to his late brother.

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