Portree War Memorial
WM name reference IWM5902
Somerled Square Portree Skye And Lochalsh Highland IV51 9EH
Octagonal pillar on six-sided stone base. 'A small version of the Edinburgh mercat cross, its shaft topped by a seated lion.'
World War 1
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS FROM/ THE MAINLAND OF PORTREE PARISH AND FROM/ SOUTH SNIZORT WHO DIED FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ ETERNAL HONOUR TO THE TRUE AND BRAVE/ WHO FOR THEIR NATIVE LAND THEIR LIFE BLOOD GAVE/ MAIRIDH AN CLIU GU BRATH/ PORTREE/ (Names)/ BRAES/ (Names)/ SCONSER/ (Names)/ SOUTH SNIZORT/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ KOREA/ (Names)
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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.