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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Moray
Town
Fochabers
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Dr. A. Marshall Mackenzie, Aberdeen (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 June 1921
    Attended by: Duke of Richmond and Gordon
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8712
Current location

In front of the entrance gateway of Gordon Castle from the B9104 (old route of A96)
Gordon Castle
Castle Street
Fochabers
Moray
Grampian
IV32 7PQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 34272 58976
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Corinthian sandstone pillar on a square die and three stepped circular base. Surmounted by a representation of the celestial flame. In front of the entrance gateway of Gordon Castle.
Inscription
World War 1 IN / HONOURED / AND / GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF THOSE MEN / FROM THE PARISH OF BELLIE / WHOSE NAMES / ARE INSCRIBED HEREON / AND WHO FELL / IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919 World War 2 ROLL OF HONOUR / FOCHABERS DISTRICT / 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Norman D.
Allan, Robert
Anderson, Hugh J. S.
Anderson, William
Baxter, John
Burgess, Alexander
Burgess, William
Chalmers, Alexander
Chalmers, Charles
Copland, Joseph
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 69
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 69
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regiment, forenames, surname
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: service, surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forenames, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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