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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Turriff
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8638
Current location

Gateway to Town Cemetery
Balmelie Road
Turriff
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB53 4DG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 73240 49660
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Arched stone gateway, surmounted by a cross, with figure of Christ set into central recess. Inside arch the First World War names are carved in relief. On a cast bronze plaque alongside the gate are names from the Second World War.
Inscription
Inside Arch: WW1 Names Bronze plaque alongside: THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US/1939-1945/[names in 4 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angus, J
Baxter, K J
Burnett, H
Burnett, J
Byth, R
Cheyne, P
Cheyne, R
Collie, W
Duncan, A
Findlay, A
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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