Ross & Cromarty War Memorials


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Plockton War Memorial
The Plockton War Memorial obelisk records the names of the 23 men who lost their lives in World War I and the 8 men lost in World War II.

Cuimhneachan Cogaidh a’ Phluic
Tha Cuimhneachan Cogaidh a’ Phluic ag ainmeachadh 23 daoine a chaill am beatha anns a’ chiad chogadh agus 8 daoine anns an dàrna cogadh.

World War I 1914-1918

OS K.N. MacDonald, York Cottage Plockton, Drowned
W. M.Reid, Born Lossiemouth, lived in Kyleakin and served on SS Cresslow. Died in Cardiff November 30th 1915 and buried in Plockton 28 years old.

Capt McKenzie Hamilton Fraser, Stromeferry

Cpl C. McRae 15 Harbour Street, Plockton, Died August 9th 1916. Employed by the Commercial bank in Glasgow, contracted malaria serving in Mesopotamia. Buried in Amara Iraq

Pte D. Gilles, Son of Roderick and Betty Gilles. Born Plockton, died as a result of wounds at hospital inbAberdeen. Buried at Kishorn.

Pte R. McKenzie, Rhu Point, Plockton, Son of Alexander and Alexina McKenzie. Killed France at Roeux, buried Point Du Jour Cemetry. Aged 19

Pte W. McDonald, Born Plockton, son of John and Agnes. Lived in Elgin. Killed April 10thb1917 at Battle of Arras.

Pte T. Ross, Born Inverness, enlisted in Golspie. Died November 14th 1916, railway worker buried at the Somme.

Pte A.R.MacKenzie

L/Cpl A.C. McRae (Andrew), Piper, died February 16th 1915. Born Glenshiel, died of pneumonia at Farnham Military Hospital. Buried Surrey.

Pte N. Matheson, Born Plockton. Enlisted Clydebank, regular soldier died November 11th 1914

Pte J. Edwards Plockton, Born Watten Caithness, his father was John Edwards. Enlisted in Perth, and went to France. Only one man survived the patrol in which he was killed.

Pte J. Mitchell (James), Rhu Cottage, Rhu, Plockton Canadians, Born Plockton, son of James and Isabella. September 1st 1915 was killed in action at Ypres. His father was a fisherman who drowned in Plockton.

Pte D. Matheson AUSTRALIANS Son of Donald and June Matheson Plockton. Killed July 12th 1915 at Galipoli.

Pte J. Mitchell (Joseph). Born Lossiemouth, killed June 17th 1917 in France at Mesines.

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