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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gordon
Town
Kirkton of Culsalmond
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs W. Mackay and Son, Holland Street, Abderdeen (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 November 1919
    Attended by: Rev. Mr Hutcheson, U.F. minister
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 November 1919
    Attended by: Mr Murdoch
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8571
Current location

Up road running North from A920 Kirkton of Colsalmond crossroad. On wall of burial ground near old church.
Kirkton Of Culsalmond Old Parish Church
Cadgers' Road
Kirkton of Culsalmond
Gordon
Grampian
AB52 6UN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 64994 32925
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Oblong white Creetown Granite tablet with classical pilasters flanking inscription and names and a Grecian pediment. Mounted onto external wall.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THESE MEN IN THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / (Names) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT / A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" / JOHN 15, 13.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Catto, Alexander
Clarke, Charles
Coutts, James
Florence, John
Gordon, David C.
Inglis, William
Ingram, William A.
Keith, James M.
Lumsden, John
Mann, Peter
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Condition
History
Partially concealed by shrubbery.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Aberdeen Daily Journal, pg 3; December 2, 1919. www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000576/19191202/016/0003 CULSALMOND MEMORIAL DEDICATED-The tablet is a beautiful piece of white Creetown granite let into the wall and supported on blocks. The inscription and names are sunk in leaded letters, and two fluted pillars in bas relief support the top. The work was executed by Messrs W. MacKay and Son, Holland Street, Aberdeen.

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