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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Moray
Town
Rothes
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 August 1921
    Attended by: Countess Nina of Seafield
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6 August 1921
    Attended by: Rev. Mr Jenkins
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8724
Current location

Seafield Square
Rothes
Moray
Grampian
AB38 7AP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 27847 49227
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Anvil
    Elgin Road/Orton Road Junction
    Rothes
    Moray
    Grampian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NJ 27797 49220
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A square pedestal surmounted by a pediment with scroll moulding rests on three flights of steps bearing a column . The carved panel has flat fluted pilasters either side of a central panel commemorating the dead of WWI. In turn the column is headed by a seated unicorn bearing a shield. This is a mercat cross.
Inscription
Tablet 1-TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND TO THE MEMORY OF/THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/[names] Tablets 2 to 4- [names] Tablet 5-ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL/1939-1945/[names] ]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Duncan G
Barber, William G
Barbour, Arthur
Burgess, W R C
Calder, Ernest D A
Cameron, Alastair W
Cameron, Charles
Cameron, Ronald
Cameron, William R
Chalmers, Jonathan
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Royal Navy first followed by regiments THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: service
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Polished
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Polished
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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