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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Moray
Town
Dufftown
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Messers A Marshall MacKenzie & Son (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 21st April 1920
    Attended by: Lt Col Prince Arthur of Connaught KG, KT, GCMG,GCVO, CB and Princess Arthur of Connaught
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th November1920
    Attended by: Duke of Richmond and Gordon. Provost Stewart
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8653

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Current location

Garden of Remembrance
Balvenie Street
Dufftown
Moray
Grampian
AB55 4FS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 32250 40552
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Gothic Cross on a pillar with attendant angels on top of a pillar on a squared die and stopped base. A Bronze wreath on the front face.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THE PARISH OF MORTLACH/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ THIS FOUNDATION STONE WAS LAID BY H.R.H. PRINCESS ARTHUR OF CONNAUGHT/ DUCHESS OF FIFE, ON THE 21ST APRIL 1920/ (NAMES)/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THE PARISH OF MORTLACH/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, W. D.
Allan, F.
Allan, I.
Anderson, J.
Angus, J.
Barclay, J.
Bower, J.
Cameron, J.
Campbell, J.
Clark, A.
See details for all 136 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 108
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, initial, regiment
    Order of information: Mostly by surname but some exceptions
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, initial, service
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, initials, regiment / service
    Order of information: surname, initial
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials, service
    Order of information: surname, initals
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Ashlar
Condition
History
Meeting of Dufftown Town Council on 14th July 1925 reported on meeting with the War Memorial Committee of Mortlach Parish Council about the maintenance and upkeep of the War Memorial and park. Recommended sharing the costs. Also approach the Trustees of the Duke of Fife about both councils becoming joint tenants of the park.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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