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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Moray
Town
Burghead
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 March 1921
    Attended by: Provost G. D. Gordon. Miss Morrison, Doorie Cottage, Treasurer of Memorial Committee. Baillie M'Donald.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 March 1921
    Attended by: Rev. Mr Henry. Rev. Mr Baird.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8702
Current location

At the apex of the old Parish Church Garden between Granary Street and Grant Street
Burghead
Moray
Grampian
IV30 5PZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 11366 68878
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Pillar and base with four panels, the whole surmounted by a Scottish Heraldic Lion. Above the inscription are two roundels with badges in relief, to the left, the Gordon Highlanders, and, right, the Royal Navy. WW2 tablet placed on stepped base at an angle.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS/ OF BURGHEAD TO THE MEMORY/ OF THEIR FELLOW TOWNSMEN/ WHOSE LIVES WERE SACRIFICED/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ WHAT DOES A MAN LIVE FOR?/ TO SERVE HIS FELLOWS,/ TO HONOUR HIS COUNTRY, TO GLORIFY GOD/ AND IF HE DIE IT IS TO SHOW/ THAT THESE ARE BETTER THAN LIFE./ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ ECCLESIASTICUS 44.14 /(Names) ALSO SACRED TO/ THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945./ GREATER LOVE HATH / NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN/ THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS/ JOHN CH 15 V 13 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baddon, Alex
Barron, Charles
Bochel, James M.
Cameron, James
Campbell, J. D.
Christie, J. A.
Cormie, Jack
Cormie, James
Cumming, A. Stuart
Cumming, George
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, regiment / service, decorations
    Order of information: service, surname, forename
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, regiment / service, decorations
    Order of information: service, surname, forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, regiment / service
    Order of information: surname, forename
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, regiment / service
    Order of information: surname, forename
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 5000MM
    Materials: Stone - Freestone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Freestone
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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