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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Moray
Town
Findochty
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Major J A H Wood DSC; MC (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1922
    Attended by: Colonel J G Fleming
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8654
Current location

The memorial is located on the summit of School Hill
overlooking the marina
and the Moray Firth.
Findochty
Moray
Grampian
AB56 4QB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 45949 67890
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapering obelisk with a wreath at the base of each face. A plinth has the names on tablets on each face and the whole is set on three steps with a cobble surround, railings, and a gate.
Inscription
Face 1: 1914-1919/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF FINDOCHTY/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ AND WHOSE NAMES ARE/ INSCRIBED HEREON Face 2: (Army WW1 Names) Face 3: (Seamen & Airmen WW1 Names) Face 4: 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ DESIGNED BY / MAJOR JAMES WOOD, M.C., A.R.I.B.A./ FINDOCHTY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, regiment or service
    Order of information: service THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, service
    Order of information: service (mariner or airman) THEN surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 6000 mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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