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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gordon
Town
Leochel Cushnie
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS HENRY HUTCHEON (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 May 1921
    Attended by: LORD SEMPILL
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8597
Current location

End of the Avenue leading to the Parish Church
Leochel Cushnie Parish Church
Little Lynturk
Leochel Cushnie
Gordon
Grampian
AB33 8LJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 53005 10785
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Square monument on rustic base, surmounted by Latin cross
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GLORIOUS REMEMBRANCE OF / OFFICERS, NON-COMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN / FROM THE PARISH OF LEOCHEL CUSHNIE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF THIS PARISH / IN LOVING MEMORY / (Names) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Side face: (Names)/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Birse, William James
Carioch, David Thom
Copland, Allan
Coutts, Albert
Coutts, George
Dunbar, James
Ellis, Albert
Ellis, John
Forbes, Alex. Williams
Gilbert, John
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5M
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
Condition
History
c2012: the name of William James Birse was added to WW1 casualties.
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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