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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Sutherland
Town
Torrisdale
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80781
Current location

Skerray Burial Ground
at a road junction
north end of Torrisdale Bay
2 miles north on a minor road from Borgie Bridge
which is 6 miles west of Bettyhill
Torrisdale
Sutherland
Highland
KW14 7TJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NC 67705 62078
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone, which is a red granite pillar surmounted by an urn (the left hand memorial in the image)
Inscription
In Loving memory of HUGH MACKAY, Aird, Torrisdale, died 2nd April 1909 aged 64 years. Also his sons. WILLIAM died 6th January 1909 aged 26 years. And HUGH died 15th October 1911 aged 22 years. And JOHN who was killed at battle of Arras 9th April 1917 aged 29 years. JAMES died 10th November 1925 aged 40 years. Also ANNIE, widow of the above. On plinth: HUGH, died 26th September 1939 aged 86 years. Erected by his widow and sons.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mackay, 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, forename, relationships, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Urn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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