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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Badenoch And Strathspey
Town
Grantown-on-Spey
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), First World War - civilians
Maker
Messers A Marshall MacKenzie & Son, H H Martyn and Co., George Hall
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 24 August 1921
    Attended by: Laid with Masonic honours by Rev. Dr. Pirie Provincial Grand Master of Elgin and Moray.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th September 1921
    Attended by: Rev. D. T. Robertson
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 September 1921
    Attended by: Countess Nina of Seaforth
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8714
Current location

Main Street
Grantown-on-Spey
Badenoch And Strathspey
Highland
PH26 3HF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 03342 27910
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Corinthian Pillar of Victory decorated with a wreath, surmounting a square plinth. Plinth as an inset plaque with a relief of a highland soldier stepping up to a parapet
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF STRATHSPEY/ AND DISTRICT WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alanach, W
Alto, W W
Anderson, D A
Anderson, E J
Anderson, R G
Anderson, W
Anderson, W
Asher, C
Bain, M R
Balfour, A
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 253
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 253
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, home town
    Order of information: home town, regiment, rank, surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank,regiment, home town
    Order of information: home town, regiment, surname, forename
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 8000 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Architectural details
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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