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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Gordon
Town
Oldmeldrum
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Gulf War (1990-1991)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Jul 1920
    Attended by: CAPTAIN A MANSON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8618
Current location

Parish Churchyard
Kirk Brae
Oldmeldrum
Gordon
Grampian
AB51 0DJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 81304 27329
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Kilted Gordon Highlander resting on arms reversed on top of fine axed plinth.
Inscription
Face 1-ERECTED / IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS / DISTRICT WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN / THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS / LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS Faces 2 & 3-(WW1 Names) Face 4-1939 IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN WHO FELL /IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1945 / (Names) / GULF 1991 / (Name) / "THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aiken, W
Alexander, T
Allan, C
Anderson, W
Andrew, J
Auld, E W H
Bannerman, J D
Barron, J
Brechin, J
Brechin, J
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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