Ross & Cromarty War Memorials

 

POLISH WAR MEMORIAL - Invergordon

The picture shows that the Memorial is an attractive design, away from the usual. Furthermore, there are no names on it. The Memorial is in a secluded area, among rhododendrons, and is situated in its own garden. This is paved and has a metal fence round it, and two

To find it proceed up Castle Road, a right turn, as if to go to the Nursing Home ahead.

The map reference is NH on Sheet 21

On the front is the text

Pom.Baon.Piech Invergordon 1945

On the left side there is some more Polish text

za
wasza
wolnosc
I
nasza

On the right side it has
on
your and
our
freedom
on the back there is

Polish Forces
25th Inf Batt
Invergordon
1945

At the front gate there is a red granite tablet with the words

THE MEMORIAL WAS FIRST RESTORED TO COMMEMORATE
THE MILLENIUM OF CHRISTIANITY IN POLAND
866 - 1966
AND WAS DEDICATED BY THE BISHOP OF ABERDEEN
ON 22ND MAY 1966

__________________________

IN 1987 ROSS AND CROMARTY DISTRICT COUNCIL
RENOVATED THE MONUMENT AND REPLANTED THE GARDEN
PREVIOUSLY PROVIDED BY INVERGORDON TOWN COUNCIL


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