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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Moray
Town
Newmill
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr F A Robertson (Architect)
Messers W A Donald (Builder)
Evans of Birmingham (Clockmaker)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1923
    Attended by: Captain D MacKenzie MC
  • Dedicated
    Date: Jul 1923
    Attended by: Col J J George
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8666
Current location

Centre of the Village
The Square
Newmill
Moray
Grampian
AB55 6TT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 43516 52525
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Upper clock portion has a sandstone cornice coming out of corbels with rope moulding. The clock part is surmounted by a closed in belfy.
Inscription
Tablet 1-NEWMILL/WAR MEMORIAL/UNVEILED 2ND JULY/1923 Tablet 2 (west wall)-"DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI/ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/TO COMMEMORATE THE SACRIFICE MADE BY/THE MEN OF THE QUOAD SACRA PARISH OF NEWHILL/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON/GORDON HIGHLANDERS/[names] Tablet 3 (east wall)- [remainder of WW1 names] Tablet 4-IN GRATEFUL AND/AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/PATRIOTISM AND FREEDOM/DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names]/"THEIR NAME LIVETH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Robert
Allan, William
Barclay, John
Barclay, Thomas
Brown, Andrew
Brown, George
Brown, James
Burgess, John
Corbett, Robert
Cuthbert, George
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment, forenames, rank
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,. forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: service THEN rank THEN surname
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: height 17000mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone, Stone - Local
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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