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Memorial details

Memorial type
Tower
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Rosehearty
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Jenkins and Marr of Aberdeen (Architect)
A B Cheyne of New Pitsligo (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1921
    Attended by: Major R Dingwall Fordyce
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8626
Current location

The memorial is located on Cairnhill overlooking the town and northwards over the Moray Firth.
Rosehearty
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB43 7JF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 93195 66880
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Scottish Baronial tower with interior staircase. The names are recorded on two polished granite tablets on an outside wall.
Inscription
1st tablet: ARMY / 1914 - 1919 / (Names) / NAVY / 1914 - 1919 / (Names) / MINE DISASTER / 10-JAN-18 / (Names) 2nd tablet: 1939 - 1945 / IN ACTIVE SERVICE BY ENEMY ACTION / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, David
Anderson, Duncan
Beedie, George
Bell, Joseph
Birnie, William
Bruce, Alicia West
Buchan, Alexander D
Buchan, William G
Catto, Jack
Chalmers, John
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Service, forenames, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, date of death, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tower
    Measurements: height c. 10000mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Polished
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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