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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Sandwick
Town
Sandwick
County
Shetland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8893
Current location

In the Kirkyard
Parish Kirk
Sandwick
Sandwick
Shetland
ZE2 9HW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HU 43255 23732
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Stone of remembrance with inset tablets sitting on plinth. The top tablet has a raised wreath image at the top with the dates 1914 and 1919 either side, and the inscription below. The lower tablet possesses a second inscription.
Inscription
1914 1919/IN MEMORY OF/THE MEN FROM THIS/DISTRICT WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WAR/[names]/“THEIR NAME LIVETH/FOR EVERMORE”
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Finlay, Robert S
Halcrow, Andrew
Henderson, John Rs
Jamieson, George
Jamieson, Robert T
Jamieson, Samuel
Johnson, Thomas
Johnston, George S
Leisk, Frederick Sf
Leisk, George
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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