Shoreside Memorial Cairn
WM name reference WMO264669
A827 Shoreside Fearnan PH15 2LW Scotland
World War 1
ablet: (NH 86129 82588) THIS MONUMENT IS DEDICATED TO THE / LOCAL SOLDIERS WHO FOUGHT IN THE / HIGHLAND 51ST DIVISION / AND THOSE WHO WERE / PRISONERS OF WAR THE SEAFORTHS, CAMERONS, GORDONS, ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS / AND THE BLACK WATCH Engraving of a soldier in battle dress on left hand side and kilted soldier on right hand side. Inscription on boulder: (NH 86129 82593) (Victoria Cross) Company Sergeant Major / JOHN SKINNER, VC, DCM, / King's Own Scottish Borderers / Killed in action 17th March 1918 / Aged 35 / BRAVE SON OF INVER Evacuation Tablet: (NH 86116 82509) THE EVACUATION 1943-44 / This stone commemorates the contribution made by / the people of Inver and the Tarbat and Fearn areas / who left their home and land at short notice / from December 1943 to May 1944. / The evacuation was needed to enable British armed forces / to prepare for the Allied invasion of Normandy. / The concentrated training of the 3rd Infantry Division / and the naval Force "S" was considered vital / for the D-Day landings on 6th June 1944, / and helped bring World War 2 to a successful conclusion.
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