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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Savoch
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: Very Rev Sir G Adam Smith (Principal of Aberdeen University)
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: Very Rev Sir G Adam Smith (Principal of Aberdeen University)
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8552
Current location

near the back end of churchyard
Savoch of Deer Church
Savoch
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB41 8XY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 93108 40106
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Red granite tapering obelisk mounted on a square plinth and two-stepped base. Inscriptions in black lettering on all faces of plinth and front face of upper step.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN/ LOVING AND GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF/ THE MEN OF SAVOCH/ WHO FELL/ IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 + 1918 / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR/ HIS FRIENDS/ 1939 + 1945/ (Names) All other Faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bartley, Kenneth
Booth, James
Brebner, John
Cantlay, John Patrick
Cantlay, William
Cowie, William G
Cruickshank, James Orr
Davidson, James
Donald, Andrew
Finnie, Edward
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 7000 mm
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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