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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gordon
Town
Tullynessle
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
A. B. Cheyne (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1921
    Attended by: Lord Forbes of Castle Forbes.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8637
Current location

In the kirkyard.
Parish Church
Suie Road
Tullynessle
Gordon
Grampian
AB33 8QR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 55798 19632
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Kemnay granite decorative latin cross with unusual carved decoration, on a square pillar on two-steps and stone base. Names in black lettering on each side.
Inscription
9 o'clock face: THEIR NAME/ (Names) 6 o'clock face: SHALL LIVE/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WARS. 9 o'clock face: FOR EVER/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Birnie, L
Campbell, W
Comfort, A M
Comfort, C
Craig, J
Forbes, J D
Gibb, W W M
Gilbert, J
Goodall, A M
Gordon, J
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials of forenames, surname, home address, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank ,home address
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Kemnay
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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