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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Kincardine And Deeside
Town
Laurencekirk
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Falklands Conflict (1982)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th July 1922
    Attended by: Lt-Col The Hon A C Murray CMG; DSO; M.P. for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th July 1922
    Attended by: Rev. Thomas Scott, T.D., Parish Church
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8686
Current location

Memorial Park
Garvock Road
Laurencekirk
Kincardine And Deeside
Grampian
AB30 1HF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 71969 71079
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapering obelisk in ancient Scottish style set on bulbous base and enclosed with low railed fence. Surmounted by a Cros and laurel wreath.
Inscription
[unable to read WW1 Dedication from images provided]/[names]/"LEST WE FORGET"//FALKLAND ISLANDS CAMPAIGN 1982/[name]/ASSISTING CIVIL POWERS IN/NORTHERN IRELAND/[name]//ALSO TO THE MEMORY/OF THOSE WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/1939-1945/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, James
Allan, George T
Allardice, David E
Anderson, Hugh R
Anderson, Robt. G
Blacklaws, Stephen
Brown, Alex. M
Brown, James
Bruce, Walter Ramsay
Buchan, Albert
See details for all 97 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 7M
    Materials: Granite
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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