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Current location

Memorial Garden
junction of Cawdor Street and Millbank Crescent
Nairn
Nairn
Highland
IV12 4QD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 88212 56194
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Corinthian Pillar with fluted shaft and carved capital, and a wreath of laurel leaves, on a triangular plinth with a total of 7 Bronze Plaques- 3 for WW1, 2 for WW2, and 2 for post 1945 conflicts
Inscription
Plaque 1-+/1914-1918/THEIR NAME LIVETH/FOR EVERMORE/BURGH AND PARISH OF NAIRN/(NAMES) Plaque 2- BURGH AND PARISH OF NAIRN/(NAMES) Plaque 3-PARISH OF ARDCLACH/(NAMES)/PARISH OF AULDEARN/(NAMES)]/PARISH OF CAWDOR/[names in 2 columns]/PARISH OF CROY/(NAMES) Plaque 4-1939-1945/BURGH AND PARISH OF NAIRN/(NAMES) Plaque 5-POST 1945/[names for Malaya, Korea, Aden & Northern Ireland] Plaque 6-1939-1945/PARISH OF ARDCLACH/(NAMES)/PARISH OF AULDEARN/[names]/PARISH OF CAWDOR/(NAMES)/PARISH OF CROY/(NAMES) Plaque 7- POST 1945/[names for Gulf & Afghanistan Wars]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, James
Adamson, James H
Alexander, James J
Allan, A
Allan, Frank
Allan, James
Allan, William
Anderson, James
Anderson, John James
Arnott, Albert J
See details for all 424 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 305
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 305
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, home parish, decorations
    Order of information: home parish
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 103
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 103
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations, home parish
    Order of information: home parish
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: home Parish
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, forename, surname, year of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, forenames, surname, year of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, forenames, surname, year of death, place of death
    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: rank, regiment, forename, surname, year of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, forename, surname, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service, place of death, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 2438 mm, height 9000 mm, width 2134 mm ba
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Condition
History
Gulf War & Afghanistan Casualtys added 15th July 2009
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=2760&mforum=warmemscot
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Western Front Association Branch Newsletter May 2012, No 94 Nairn War Memorial 1914-1918 Stuart Farrell 2009
  • BUILDINGS OF SCOTLAND by GIFFORD, JOHN H & I (1992) p.281 Source: Image Library
  • Nairnshire Telegraph 14 January 1922
  • Inverness Courier 17 January 1922

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