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Memorial details

Memorial type
Tower
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Macduff
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MR JOHN FOWLIE (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: April 1920
    Attended by: Lt Col Prince Arthur of Connaught KG, KT, GCMG,GCVO, CB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8664
Current location

Summit of Canker's Knowle.
The Knowes
Fife Street
Macduff
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB44 1YA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 70462 64314
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Octagonal tower with castellated top and tablets with the names in black lettering set into each wall.
Inscription
Upper tablet 6 o'clock face: 1914 1919/ 1939 1945/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ ANDIN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE/ MEN OF MACDUFF WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN/ THE GREAT WARS/ THEIR MANE LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE. Lower tablet: THE FOUNDATION STONE/ WAS LAID BY/ PRINCE AND PRINCESS ARTHUR/ OF CONNAUGHT/ 15th APRIL 1920. Face one: 1914-1919/ (Names) Face two: 1914-1919/ (Names) Face three: 1914-1919 (Names) Face four: 1914-1919/ (Names) Face five: 1939-1945/ (Names) Face six: 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, James
Allan, James A
Anderson, Alex.
Anderson, Geore M
Anderson, Wm. C
Asher, John R
Barron, Henry
Beaton, James
Binnie, James W
Blair, Alexander
See details for all 174 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 150
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 150
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment, forename, rank
    Order of information: regiment THEN Battalion THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service, rank
    Order of information: service THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Tower
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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