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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kincardine And Deeside
Town
Cookney
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1920
    Attended by: Major Sir John L. Baird of Ury. CMG; DSO; MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8680
Current location

6 miles north of Stonehaven off B979
Across road from the former Cookney Parish Church- now called R.U.M. House (Gas Industry Consultants)
South Deeside Road
Cookney
Kincardine And Deeside
Grampian
AB39 3SA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 871 933
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough-hewn pale-grey granite Celtic cross with wheel-head on pedimented plinth on square three-stepped base. Panel with names of WW1 is set into the plinth. The dedication is on the shaft.
Inscription
TO/THE GLORY/OF/GOD/AND IN MEMORY/OF/THE MEN/OF THE PARISH/OF/ COOKNEY/WHO MADE THE/SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN/THE GREAT WAR/1914 - 1919/(NAMES).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, L
Armstrong, W
Beaton, J
Bennett, B
Black, W
Christie, A
Davidson, P
Davidson, W
Donald, A
Findlay, J
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials of forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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