Rhynie and Kearn War Memorial
WM name reference IWM8625
Centre of village green Village Green The Square Rhynie Gordon Grampian AB54 4EG
Square plinth surmounted by a life size figure of a serviceman in service dress cap and greatcoat. The Figure is depicted in mourning pose with rifle reversed. The Inscription is in incised lettering on the sides of the plinth with a separate tablet for WW2 names placed in front of the main memorial
World War 1
Front Face: ERECTED IN HONOUR OF/ THE MEN FROM THE/ PARISHES OF RHYNIE & KEARN/ WHO SERVED THE CAUSE OF/ FREEDOM & RIGHT IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE NAMED HEREON WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT CONFLICT/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" / (Names) Other Faces: (Names) Tablet: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
|Surname||First Name||Date of Death||Name of Memorial(s)|
|Watt||George||25-11-1916||Rhynie and Kearn War Memorial||View|
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- 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.
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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.