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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gatwick Quarff And Cunnburgh
Town
Quarff
County
Shetland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8892

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Current location

Quarff Parish Kirk
off A970
Quarff
Gatwick Quarff And Cunnburgh
Shetland
ZE2 9EY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HU 42847 35447
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
An aedicule placed up against a wall. This contains a rectangular plaque with a leaf motif in the two upper corners and a raised inscription.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF QUARFF/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE/ BELONGING TO THIS DISTRICT/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE WAR 1939-1945/ (Names) / THEIR NAMES LIVE FOREVER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davidson, Andrew
Johnson, William
Malcolmson, Alexander
Manson, Alexander
Nicolson, William
Tait, John
Tait, Thomas
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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