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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Banff And Buchan
Town
Whitehills
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8675
Current location

Seafield Road
beside B9139 Portsoy Road
Whitehills
Banff And Buchan
Grampian
AB45 2JQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 65560 64647
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
White granite truncated obelisk on three-stepped base. Inset on alternate sides are carved red sandstone tablets. one depicting a soldier holding a rifle and the other a sailor holding a telescope. Lettering in black.
Inscription
TO THE/ GREATER GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF /THE MEN OF THE/ PARISH OF BOYNDIE/ WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, George C
Allison, Victor
Barbour, Robert
Barron, Alex. R
Benzie, Robert
Buchan, Robert
Chisholm, Jas.
Creen, Herbert J
Cruickshank, James
Enwright, Charles
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, service
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Banff & Buchan Council
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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