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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Auchterless
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Garden & Co (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 June 1920
    Attended by: Mr Duff (of Hatton)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8554
Current location

Auchterless Parish Churchyard
B992
Auchterless
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB53 8BG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 71323 41583
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rough hewn monolith on octagonal plinth and 2 stepped base with recessed name tablets on the plinth bearing inscriptions in black lettering.
Inscription
Monolith: IN/ MEMORY/ 1914/ 1919 Tablets: (Names)/ 1939 1945 / (Names) Upper step: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, James
Barber, Lewis
Bremmer, John S
Connon, George
Corsar, John A
Crighton, Peter
Cruickshank, James R
Duff, Beauchamp P
Duffus, George
Duncan, Alexander
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 4000 mm
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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