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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gordon
Town
Tarves
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 April 1922
    Attended by: Marquis of Aberdeen and Temair
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 April 1922
    Attended by: Rev. A. W. Macnair, minister of Tarves and Rev. W, P. Fell, United Free Church
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8631
Current location

Parish Church
Kirkbrae
Tarves
Gordon
Grampian
AB41 7JU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 86891 31221
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Stone Celtic Cross with Celtic decoration on square die and two stepped base.
Inscription
Shaft of the Cross-THE/PARISH TRIBUTE/TO THE/MEMORY OF HER SONS/WHO FELL IN THE WAR/1914-1918/AND/IN THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945 Plinth-[WW1 names] Base- 1939-1945/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, Allan
Aitken, Jas,
Allan, Alex.
Beattie, Wm.
Bruce, Wm.
Buchan, John
Campbell, Francis
Chalmers, Char.
Cooper, Jas.
Cowie, Jas.
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forenames, home address
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, home address
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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