Ross & Cromarty War Memorials

 

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Eilean Donan Castle - seat of Clan Macrae and where The Clan Macrae Roll of Honour is on display.

 It is said that an early Christian monastic cell was founded on the island in the 6th or 7th century, dedicated to DonnĂ¡n of Eigg, an Irish saint who was martyred on Eigg in April 617. No remains of any Christian buildings survive, though fragments of vitrified stone, subjected to very high temperatures, have been discovered indicating the presence of an Iron Age or early medieval fortification.

The Memorial is a large bronze panel in an alcove on the outside perimeter of the Castle. There are seven lists of names on that panel, showing names from all over the world. As the Castle is located in MacRae country, there are many more names on the memorials at Balmacara, Lochcarron, and

OS map reference is NG880 260 on Sheet ??.

Showing the inscriptions of the Lt Colonel and his wife, who produced the book.
The gaelic phrase tells us that -

'As long as there will be a McRae within, there will not be a Fraser without'

This alludes to the McRaes in their role as 'bodyguards' to the Frasers when the McRaes were associated with them at Beauly.

Closer view of the Roll of Honour which is listed below as 'THE LIST'

 

THE LIST
Clan MacRae Roll of Honour

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