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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Gordon
Town
Echt
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
William MacMillan RA (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1921
    Attended by: Viscount Cowdray
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8576
Current location

In the church graveyard.
Parish Church
B977/B9119 junction
Echt
Gordon
Grampian
AB32 6UL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 73913 05664
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Life size figure of a Gordon Highlander with slung rifle on a pedestal.
Inscription
Front Face: TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF / THE MEN FROM / THE PARISH OF ECHT / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN / THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS / LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS / ST JOHN XV 13 Other Faces: [names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abel, William S
Allan, James
Beattie, Alexander P
Clark, Alexander
Craigmyle, James D
Davidson, William
Duncan, Robert
Ewen, C B
Findlater, James K
Findlay, James
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations, date of death
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Dunecht
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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