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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Kincardine And Deeside
Town
Finzean
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Dr William Kelly of Aberdeen., A W Smith of Banchory, Messrs Henry Hutcheon Limited of Aberdeen
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 December 1921
    Attended by: Captain Nicol of Ballogie
  • Rededicated
    Date: 27 October 1946
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 December 1921
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8558
Current location

south side of B976 on Corse Dardar Hill
Finzean
Kincardine And Deeside
Grampian
AB34 5AE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 59552 93954
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An obelisk with the inscription and names carved in relief.
Inscription
IN MEMORY 1914 - 1919 OF THE MEN OF BIRSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR ALSO THOSE DURING 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burnett, John Watt
Cattanach, George
Cattanach, Henry
Chalmers, John
Cochran, Francis Alexander
Coutts, Archie
Donald, Elmslie F
Duncan, Albert John
Durward, John
Ewen, George
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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