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Memorial details

Memorial type
Fountain
District
Moray
Town
Edinkillie
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
Maker
Mr A C Anderson, J & H W Wittet of Elgin, Mr J R Anderson
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1921
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6 June 1948
    Attended by: Reverend L Beattie Garden
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 June 1948
    Attended by: Major Robert Bruce Glenernie
  • Dedicated
    Date: October 1921
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8542
Current location

Beside A940 / Forres - Grantown-on-Spey Road in public car park by the church.
Edinkillie Parish Church
A940
Edinkillie
Moray
Grampian
IV36 2QH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 01979 4659
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • Edinkillie
    Moray
    Grampian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Memorial in the shape of a large fireplace with two columns supporting a convex top. Three tablets set into the central niche with WW1 names in the centre and WW2 names to the right. The tablet on the left has been left blank. Dedicatory tablet set on the base. Incised gilded inscription. In front of the tablets is a drinking fountain.
Inscription
Top: 1914 - 1919 Upper middle tablet: (Names) Upper right tablet: 1939-1945 / (Names) Lower tablet: ERECTED / IN MEMORY OF / THE MEMBERS OF THE PARISH OF EDINKILLIE / WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, William
Anderson, James F
Bruce, Robert
Calder, Andrew
Calder, Donald
Calder, George M
Calder, George Macbeth
Calder, William
Campbell, Thomas
Clark, Duncan
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, address.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, address.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, address.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Black
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1600mm, height 2800mm, width 2900mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Moray Council
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=3068&mforum=warmemscot
  • Moray SMR - NJ04NW0020 - EDINKILLIE PARISH CHURCH online.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/smrpub/master/detail.aspx?Authority=MOR&refno=NJ04NW0020 A rough hewn stone built structure, containing a recess flanked by columns, the shelf holding a stone basin, and the inner faces of the recess comprising plaques listing the names of those killed. Unveiled in 1921 by Lt Col. The Hon. Robert Bruce. Moved to present location in 1989 from the A940 and Estate Access Road junction due to road widening.
  • Canmore ID 271342 canmore.org.uk/site/271342/edinkillie-parish-church-churchyard Edinkillie Parish Church, Churchyard
  • "New Site for the War memorial." Forres, Elgin & Nairn Gazette, 1 November 1989, p.7. Forres, Elgin & Nairn Gazette is now known as the Forres Gazette. Historical copies of this newspaper can be viewed in the Local History Department of Elgin Public Library.
  • "Edinkillie's Tribute to War Dead." Forres, Elgin & Nairn Gazette, 9 June 1948. Forres, Elgin & Nairn Gazette is now known as the Forres Gazette. Historical copies of this newspaper can be viewed in the Local History Department of Elgin Public Library.
  • "Edinkillie - War memorial." Forres, Elgin & Nairn Gazette, 27 August 1919. Forres, Elgin & Nairn Gazette is now known as the Forres Gazette. Historical copies of this newspaper can be viewed in the Local History Department of Elgin Public Library.

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