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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Gordon
Town
Drumblade
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Henry Hutchison Ltd. (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1921
    Attended by: Marquess of Abderdeen and Temair
  • Rededicated
    Date: 10 June 2012
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8574
Current location

Beside unclassified Road off A96
6km east of Huntly. At the junction before Drumblade School.
Drumblade
Gordon
Grampian
AB54 6XN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 578 392
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough-hewn obelisk on square plinth. A new stone for WW2 was added on 10 June 2012
Inscription
TO / COMMEMORATE THE MEN / CONNECTED WITH DRUMBLADE / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / (NAMES) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.// 1939-1945/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, James
Alexander, William
Bagrie, Henry J
Barclay, Peter
Bisset, Walter F Elrington
Buchan, Alexander
Buchan, George
Craig, James
Cran, George A M
Duncan, George R
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, regiment, rank
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Rubislaw
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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