Ross & Cromarty War Memorials

 

EDDERTON

 It is a tapered pillar of light grey granite standing on a complex of stepped platforms of rough-hewn stone. There is a rectangular piece of stone on the front for the 1939 - 1945 War. The triangular grass area on which the Memorial stands is surrounded by metal edging. Location is 8 Kilometres (5 miles) from Tain, and at the junction of the A9 (Tain to Thurso) and A836 to Bonar Bridge roads. Map Ref is NH708847 on Sheet 21.

On the pillar are the words -

THE
GREAT
WAR
1914
EDDERTON

There are lists on the right and left sides for the
1914-1918 War, and two parallel lists on the
front. On the back of the monument are the words

IN
MEMORY OF THOSE
CONNECTED WITH
THE
PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR
THEIR COUNTRY

Left-side list
 CAPT  R De FINDLAY  ALTNAMAIN
 LIEUT  W M CAMERON  BALBLAIR
 LIEUT  ALISTER MACRAE  THE MANSE
 LIEUT  CHARLES MACRAE  THE MANSE
 LIEUT  ANDREW B ROSS  BALBLAIR
 LIEUT  J GRAHAM ROSS  BALBLAIR
 FR SGT  WILLIAM FRASER  CARRIEBLAIR
 L.CPL  HUGH MACLEAN  BRAVARD
 L.CPL  COLIN MACRAE  THE MANSE
 L.CPL  DONALD MACRAE  CARRIEBLAIR
 L.CPL  GEORGE MILLER  ARDMORE
 PTE  MALCOLM CHRISTIE  CARRIEBLAIR

Right-side list
 PTE  WILLIAM CHRISTIE  WOODSIDE
"  JAMES CALLIE  CARRIEBLAIR
  "  MARCUS MACASKILL  BALBLAIR
 "  A MUNRO MACKAY  GARBAD
 "  DONALD MACKENZIE  KNOCKLADY
 "  ALEX MACLEOD  BALBLAIR
 "  HUGH MACLEOD  MILLHOUSE
 "  DAVID MILLER  ARDMORE
 "  ALISTER MUNRO  LIDSTON
 "  WALLACE MUNRO  CLUICH
 "  DONALD ROSS  REDBURN
 "  PETER WILLIAMSON MEIKLE DAAN 

Front panel - two parallel lists and the words

IN MEMORY

OF THE FALLEN

1939 - 1945

Left-hand list
 SPR  D F CHRISTIE  R E
 W/CMDR  J W S FORBES  RAF
 PTE  W GRANT  CALGARY HDRS
 SGT  D GRIEVE  PARA REGT

Right-hand list
 F/O  A L MACKENZIE DFC  RAF
 CAPT  J ROSS  M N
 PTE  J SINCLAIR  SEATH HDRS
 PTE  W SWANSON MM  SEATH HDRS

Under these names, and on a single line across

 PTE  A WILSON  GDN HDRS

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