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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Dunrossness
Town
Fair Isle
County
Shetland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 September 1923
    Attended by: Mrs Polly Eunson of Upper Leogh, who lost her husband Stewart and sons Robert and William in the conflict
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8899
Current location

Near Auld Kirk
Fair Isle Cemetery
Fair Isle
Dunrossness
Shetland
ZE2 9JU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HZ 20089 69928
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rough-hewn Stone of Remembrance with inscription beneath wreath in relief. mounted on base.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR. THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (Names) (Exact spacing unknown.)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Eunson, Robert
Eunson, Stewart
Eunson, William S
Mcclean, Charles S
Mcclean, Kenneth
Stour, George
Stout, William
Wilson, Jerome
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2014:inscription worn. It is planned to repaint and add a WW2 casualty.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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