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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Portsoy
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Aden Emergency (1963-1967), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MESSRS STEWART & COMPANY (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 11th 1923
    Attended by: Col. J. J. George, Macduff, Convener of County (Duke of Richmond and Gordon was ill)
  • Rededicated
    Date: 22nd June 1947
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1923
    Attended by: Rev. A. G. Campbell
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8671
Current location

Left hand side of A98 from Cullen
Parish Church
Seafield Street
Portsoy
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB45 2QB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 58943 65960
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Figure of a kilted highland soldier in bonnet standing with head bowed and rifle revered, on pillar with a raised wreath at the bottom and surmounting a two-stepped base.
Inscription
TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATFEUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN FORM THIS TOWN/ WHO LAID THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ ADEN 1957/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Alexander W
Angus, Hendry
Badenoch, John
Begg, William B
Bremner, William
Calder, James
Calder, Marcus
Cameron, Forbes
Cameron, Ian
Cameron, Ian
See details for all 109 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 5M
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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