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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Gordon
Town
Foveran
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messers Garden & Co, Granite Work (Builder)
W P Duncan (Designer)
Messers Walter Macfarlane & Co, Glasgow (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th October 1922
    Attended by: Principal Sir George Adam . Smith, Aberdeen University.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th October 1922
    Attended by: The Rev T. M'William
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8582
Current location

Gateway to the new graveyard
One mile to the right off A97 north of Huntly on A975
Foveran
Gordon
Grampian
AB41 6AR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 98479 23852
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Pillared gateway with wreath on either side, surmounted by a cross. Lists of names from WW1on the pillars on the front and for WW2 on the reverse
Inscription
Top of Front face of the Arch-TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF FOVERAN WHO MADE THE / SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR / (names) On Top of gatepost- 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Auld, T C
Barron, William
Baverley, A
Bruce, J
Bruce, J R
Cheyne, S
Christie, E W
Christie, S
Chrsytall, W
Cowie, Alexander
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, service, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, service, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height C 6096 mm, width C 6096 mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £696 3s 7d

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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