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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Western Islands
Town
1 1/2 miles west of Timsgarry (Timsgearraidh)- Isle of Lewis
County
Western Isles
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82849
Current location

Ardroil Cemetery
on minor road off B8011 to Mangurstadh & Breanais
to the north of this road
200 metres west of the road to the campsite
1 1/2 miles west of Timsgarry (Timsgearraidh)- Isle of Lewis
Western Islands
Western Isles
HS2 9EU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NB 04312 32342
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone, which is a column surmounted by an urn.
Inscription
.…/ALSO THEIR SONS/DONALD [NICOLSON]/DIED IN ETAPLES MILITARY/HOSPITAL, FRANCE/7TH AUG 1917,/AGED 20 YEARS/MURDO,/DROWNED IN/IOLAIRE DISASTER/1 JAN 1919, AGED 21 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Nicolson, Donald
Nicolson, Murdo
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Urn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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