Kyle of Lochalsh War Memorial

WM name reference IWM57247


Current Location:

Memorial Garden A87 Balmacara Skye And Lochalsh Highland Scotland


Description:

Rectangular stone tablet with triangular pedimented top set on a stone block base. Inscription in black lettering. It is set within a walled garden with a sloped path leading up to the memorial. WW2 tablet has been set into the base below the main section of the memorial. A wrought iron fence encloses the area with an painted entrance gate. On the gate is depicted a landscape formed of a ship on water and a tree in the foreground with hills in the background. At the top is a thistle flanked by two poppies and a leaf. At the bottom are two thistles. Crown within a wreath is engraved at the top centre of the tablet. The memorial covers the communities of Kyle of Lochalsh, Plockton, Avernish, Auchtertyre, Nonach, Ardelve, Balmacara, Kirkton, Sallachy and Strone)


Campaign:

World War 1


World War 2

Inscription:

or King Kin and Country for Freedom, Truth and Justice/ 1914 1919/ LOCHALSH WAR MEMORIAL/ IN AFFECTIONATE AND GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ (Names)/ "GUS AM BRIS AN LA AGUS AM TEIGH MA SCAILEAN."/ 1939 - 1945/ (names)


Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
MacRae Donald 16-5-1915 Kyle of Lochalsh War Memorial View
MacRae Christopher 27-5-1920 Kyle of Lochalsh War Memorial View
McIntosh William 25-1-1915 Kyle of Lochalsh 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.