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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Caithness
Town
Lybster
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
American Revolution (1776-1783), 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81708
Current location

on the wall beside Lybster War Memorial (our reference 5949)
Quatre Bras
Lybster
Caithness
Highland
KW3 6BP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: ND 24918 36314
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Red Granite Tablet with white inscribed lettering
Inscription
TO COMMEMORATE/THE FOUNDER OF THIS VILLAGE AND HARBOUR/LIEUTENANT-GENERAL PATRICK SINCLAIR/1736-1820/HE SERVED IN NORTH AMERICA 1759-1784/WITH THE BLACK WATCH AND THE 16TH/REGIMENT OF FOOT AGAINST THE FRENCH AND/INDIANS WITH THE ROYAL HIGHLAND EMIGRANT/REGIMENT DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION/WHEN HE WAS LIEUTENANT-GENERAL OF/THE PORT OF MICHELMACKINACAND/FOUNDED AND COMMANDED FORT MACHINAC
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sinclair, Patrick
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Commemorations
  • American Revolution (1776-1783)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, year of birth, year of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, year of birth, year of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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