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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gordon
Town
Blairdaff
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1919
    Attended by: Reverend R Robb - Parish Minister
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8560
Current location

The memorial is in the graveyard in front of the entrance gate. The ruined parish church is on an unnamed road 5 miles west of Kemmay.
Old Blairdaff Kirk
Blairdaff
Gordon
Grampian
AB51 5LT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 69652 17846
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
A Latin cross on a pillar on a plinth on a base.
Inscription
Plinth 6 o'clock face-ERECTED/TO THE MEMORY/OF THOSE/FROM THIS PARISH/WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR/1914-1918/AND IN THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" Plinth 3 o'clock & 9 o'clock faces- [WW1 names] Base 6 o'clock face- [WW2 names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bisset, R
Connon, R J
Davidson, G
Donald, F R
Durno, H J K
Durno, J K L
Durno, L N M
Forbes, J
Grainger, D
Grant, W
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, decorations
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Ashlar
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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