Cawdor War Memorial

WM name reference IWM8703

Current Location:

East of the village on B9090. At crossroads North side of road opposite private entrance to Cawdor Castle. Village Green Cawdor Nairn Highland IV12 5QY


Oval wall of rough fieldstone with polished Peterhead granite panels


World War 1


IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, NCO'S AND MEN/OF CAWDOR PARISH AND DISTRICT/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/[names in 2 columns] To the Glory of God and in Memory of/the Men of this Parish who gave their lives in the/Service of their Country during the War of 1939-1945/[names in 2 columns]

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Russell Thomas 15-10-1918 Cawdor Parish and District War Memorial View
Ross Kenneth 12-3-1917 Cawdor Parish and District War Memorial View

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.