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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bressay
Town
Bressay
County
Shetland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8885
Current location

Parish Kirk
Mail
Bressay
Bressay
Shetland
ZE2 9EN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HU 49315 40997
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
CONVEX HEADED WHITE MARBLE TABLET SET INTO A STONE FRAMED NICHE. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING
Inscription
THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE./ 1914. 1919./ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF BRESSAY/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR HOME AND KINDRED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, John W
Cray, Samuel
Deyell, Lewis
Gifford, John W
Gifford, Ocilvy
Gray, James
Halcrow, William
Hunter, John
Hunter, William
Kirkpatrick, Charles
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 1040mm, width 690mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 60mm, height 1340mm, width 1050mm
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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