Fort William War Memorial

WM name reference IWM5887

Current Location:

Adjacent to Duncansburgh MacIntosh Parish Church The Parade Fort William Lochaber Highland PH33 6BA


Kilted Highland soldier in steel helmet and 1908 Equipment resting on arms reversed set atop a plinth and five-stepped base and within a small enclosure. Three War Memorial Silhouette seats have been placed near the memorial


World War 1


6 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ TO /THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF/ FORT WILLIAM/ AND/ DISTRICT/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE FOR GOD, KING/ AND COUNTRY, IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ DILEAS GU BAS/ 1939- 1945/ (Names) 3 and 9 o'clock faces: (Names) 12 o'clock face: (Names)/ THE GULF WAR 1991/ (Name)

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Ottley Geoffrey Claude Langdale 21-3-1914 Fort William War Memorial View
Wilkinson Angus 29-10-1914 Fort William 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.