Shoreside Memorial Cairn

WM name reference WMO264669

Current Location:

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.

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Dewar James 18-3-1918 Shoreside Memorial Cairn View
Fraser Duncan 13-10-1918 Shoreside Memorial Cairn View
McPhail Duncan --1914 Shoreside Memorial Cairn View

Further information:

Find more information about a specific soldier visit findmypast. The Scots Guards are delighted that their Enlistment Books from 1840 to 1938 are now available at:

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.