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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Gatwick Quarff And Cunnburgh
Town
Mail
County
Shetland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8895
Current location

In the Kirkyard
Cunningsburgh Kirk
Mail
Gatwick Quarff And Cunnburgh
Shetland
ZE2 9JP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HU 43243 27939
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rough Hewn stone of remembrance with polished surface for WW1 inscription. Square stone ledge at base with WW2 inscription.
Inscription
1914 1919/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS/ DISTRICT WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Christie, Magnus
Garrich, John F
Halcrow, Alexander
Halcrow, Hugh M
Halcrow, James A
Halcrow, John J
Halcrow, Peter
Halcrow, Robert J
Halcrow, William A
Henderson, William
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename, rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename, rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,service,forename, rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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