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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Gordon
Town
Inverurie
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Mr Arthur Taylor (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 September 1921
    Attended by: Earl of Kintore
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8589
Current location

In the public Gardens
in the centre of the town
Market Place
Inverurie
Gordon
Grampian
AB51 3SN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 77546 21528
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Kilted Gordon Highlander standing at 'At Ease', with rifle, on square plinth on a stepped base. The memorial is set in a garden
Inscription
IN / PROUD / AND / GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / INVERURIE AND DISTRICT / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE / SUN AND IN THE MORNING / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Names Panel 1: [all Gordon Highlanders] Names Panels 2 & 3: [WW1 names other regiments & airmem] AND OF THOSE WHO DIED/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Alex. T
Adam, John
Aird, Jas.
Aird, J M
Aitken, Alex.
Alsop, Les.
Anderson, Alex.
Anderson, Geo.
Anderson, John
Angus, Stephen S
See details for all 200 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 164
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 164
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: service, rank, surname
    Order of information: service
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: service, rank, forenames, surname
    Order of information: service THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Rubislaw
Condition
History
2004: TREES SURROUNDING THE MEMORIAL WERE REMOVED AS A PART OF THE UPGRADE OF THE TOWN CENTRE.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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