Portsoy War Memorial

WM name reference IWM8671


Current Location:

Left hand side of A98 from Cullen Parish Church Seafield Street Portsoy Banff And Buchan Grampian AB45 2QB


Description:

Figure of a kilted highland soldier in bonnet standing with head bowed and rifle revered, on pillar with a raised wreath at the bottom and surmounting a two-stepped base.


Campaign:

World War 1


Inscription:

TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATFEUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN FORM THIS TOWN/ WHO LAID THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ ADEN 1957/ (Name)


Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Gordon Robert World War 1 25-1-1915 Portsoy 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.