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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Gordon
Town
Methlick
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR GEORGE WATT FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 September 1921
    Attended by: EARL OF HADDO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8605
Current location

Village Green
Methlick
Gordon
Grampian
AB41 7DZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 85731 37295
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk surmounted by a wreath in relief, tablets attached to the four sides of the plinth below with the names in black lettering. It is set on two steps in a small garden enclosed with railings.
Inscription
ERECTED / IN GRATEFUL / REMEMBRANCE OF /THE MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS DISTRICT / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (Names)/ ALSO/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aberdeen, A T
Bailey, Henry
Barclay, Wm. M
Bowen, J B
Burr, Andrew F
Burr, George
Burr, Herbert W
Cheyne, George R
Cheyne, R B
Coutts, Duncan
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 5000mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Condition
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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