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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Dunrossness
Town
Dunrossness
County
Shetland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8896
Current location

In kirkyard
Parish Kirk
Dunrossness
Dunrossness
Shetland
ZE2 9JB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HU 39166 15181
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rough hewn stone with polished face for dedication and names
Inscription
1914 - 1919 / IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN FROM THIS / DISTRICT WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / (20 names) /THEIR NAME LIVETH/FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, John W
Anderson, Laurence
Anderson, William
Arcus, Adam
Bairnson, Robert
Cheyne, Alexander L
Cheyne, James W
Eunson, Charles
Eunson, Stewart
Goudie, Robert Cd
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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