Elgin City and Parish War Memorial

WM name reference IWM6009

Current Location:

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]

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)

Further information:

Find more information about a specific soldier visit findmypast. The Scots Guards are delighted that their Enlistment Books from 1840 to 1938 are now available at:

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.