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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Forglen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Duncan (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June1921
    Attended by: Lt Col Sir George Abergromby Bt DSO
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1921
    Attended by: Pioe-Major Findalater VC
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8656
Current location

besside B9025 Turriff - Aberchirder Road site known as pretty plantings
Forglen Hall
B9025
Forglen
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB53 4JL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 68323 51882
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square sectioned tapering pillar with crown shaped capping. The lettering is in relief, and, by design, is not easy to read. The WW1 names are on 3 faces of the obelisk, with the years contained in a wreath at the base of one face, WW2 is on the 4th face.
Inscription
3 faces of the obelisk- [WW1 names] Base of face 1- 1914/1919 Face 4: 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abercromby, Ralph F
Alexander, Alexander M
Bain, James
Gammie, James
Geddes, James S
Giles, Charles
Grant, James
Henderson, William G
Hendry, Allan J
Joiner, Alexander
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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