Kyle of Lochalsh War Memorial

WM name reference IWM57247

Current Location:

Memorial Garden A87 Balmacara Skye And Lochalsh Highland Scotland


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)


World War 1

World War 2


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.