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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Northmavine Ed
Town
South Haa, near North Roe
County
Shetland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Maker
J Coutts of Linksfield Road, Aberdeen (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8863

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Current location

near the Kirk
A970
South Haa
near North Roe
Northmavine Ed
Shetland
ZE2 9RY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HU 36632 88733
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Grey Granite Obelisk on a 4 stage base
Inscription
6 o'clock face-[names for army men]/Erected/IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF LOCHEND AND NORTH ROE/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 3 o'clock face-[names for RNR & MN men]/EVER SHALL THOUGHTS OF YOUR/VICTORIOUS STRIFE/STIR SHETLAND'S SONS TO GREATER/GRANDER LIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angus, Charles J
Brown, Walter C
Bruce, Robert A
Clark, James
Haldane, J Oswald
Inkster, Peter J
Johnson, Gifford A
Johnston, Andrew
Moncrief, George P
Moncrief, William Pc
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, service
    Order of information: service then surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Peterhead
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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