Elgin City and Parish War Memorial
WM name reference IWM6009
Plainstones 100 High Street Elgin Moray Grampian IV30 1BW
A bronze figure holding a sword in the right hand signifying Victory and a torch in the left supported by cherubs symbolising Peace. On massive pedestal base. At the foot are broken instruments of war
World War 1
THIS MONUMENT HAS BEEN ERECTED / TO COMMEMORATE THE GLORIOUS DEAD / BELONGING TO THE CITY AND PARISH / OF ELGIN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919. / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE (WW1 names on four sides) WW2 on wall alongside - 3 Plaques each with- WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945/(names in 2 columns) 4th Plaque-WORLD WAR II 1939-1945/[names in 2 columns]/KOREAN WAR 1950-1953/[names]
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- 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.
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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.