Ross & Cromarty War Memorials

 

ARDROSS

The plaque shown above is inside Ardross Church, on the west wall, and lists those lost in the two wars who worked on Ardross Estate. Two more pictures, one of the church, and one of the plaque showing how it is located, are in 'More Info' where there is also a link to the Commemorative Monumemt and Tree planted by Lt Col Cuthbert.

NH 615 743 on Sheet 21.

The top text on an arc is

DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY

then the names on the plaque follow in two lists:

Seaman John MacKay, RNR
Gnr James F Minty, RFA
Pte John MacDonald, RSF
L/Cpl Malcolm MacLean, HLI
Sgt David MacLeod, HLI
Cpl John M Munro, 2nd Seaforth
L/Cpl George Munro, 2nd Seaforth
Sgt Neill Kennedy, 4th Seaforth
L/Cpl James Beale, 4th Seaforth
Pte Peter Robertson, 4th Seaforth
Pte Colin Bain, 4th Seaforth
Pte Colin MacKiller, 4th Seaforth
Pte Thomas MacLeod, 4th Seaforth
L/Cpl Hugh Ross, 4th Seaforth
Pte Don Henderson, 5th Seaforth
Pte David C MacDonald, 5th Seaforth
Pte Thomas J Ferguson, 5th Seaforth
Pte James MacKenzie, 6th Seaforth
Pte W MacBean, 7th Seaforth
Pte Donald McGhee, 5th Gordons
Pte Alex R M Stevenson, 5th Gordons
Pte John Campbell, Canadians
Pte John Hill, Canadians
Pte George Morrison, Australians
Pte Donald Stewart, New Zealand

End of Lists

There is more text below the names

WHO FROM THE ESTATE OF ARDROSS GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
FREEDOM, HONOUR AND GOD
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Then on the foot of the plaque, barely visible, is more text

THEIR MEMORY SHINES EVER LIKE A STAR
ABOVE THE EMPIRE WHICH THEY DIED TO SAVE

Below the plaque is a small framed panel with the meaningful words

THIS IS TO COMMEMORATE THOSE
FROM THE ARDROSS AREA
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
SUBSEQUENT CONFLICTS

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