Ross & Cromarty War Memorials

 

PORTMAHOMACK


 A slightly tapered square-section pillar of grey granite, standing on a wider, tapered part with the names it, and all on a two-step base. The
monument stands in a circular concrete-based enclosure with an iron fence and gate. There is a carved flag draped near the top, and a representation of something like 'fasces' round the upper part. Location is at the beginning of
the village, where a road bears to the right, going to the TARBAT CENTRE. Map Ref is NH913840
on Sheet 21.

On the front of the monument are the words -

THESE GALLANT MEN
CONNECTED WITH THE PARISH
OF TARBAT
LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WARS
1914 - 1918
AND
1939 - 1945

Then a panel of two parallel lists of names -

Front, left-hand list -

 CAPT  D M GORDON  SEAFORTHS
 L/CPL  E SHEARER  SEAFORTHS
 PTE  A COWIE  SEAFORTHS
 PTE  H R FORBES  SEAFORTHS
 PTE  J MACKAY  SEAFORTHS
 CSM  A CAMPBELL MM  CAMERONS
 CPL  J TAYLOR  RAF
 AC/2  M MACLEOD  RAF (VR)

Front, right-hand list
 L/TEL  A CUMMING  RN
 STO/1  D MACKAY  RN
 AB  H J CUMMING  RN
 AB  J DOUGHERTY  RN
 AB  D MITCHELL  RN
 AB  J SKINNER  RN
 LAC  F MACINTOSH  RCAF
 GNR  J R SKINNER  N Z FORCES

Left side, relative to front

 SERGT  EWART MACKAY  RSF
 PTE  DAVID DUFF  RSF
SPPR  JAMES BEATTIE  RE
 SPPR  EUGENE STEWART  RE
 PTE  JOHN MACDONALD  RWF
 BOMB  DONALD ROSS  RFA
 L.CPL  HECTOR I MACLEOD  SA SCOTT
 SERGT  ALEX MACDONALD  AUSTRALIANS
 CAPT  DAVID McANDIE  CANADIANS
 SERGT  WILLIAM BEATTIE  CANADIANS
SERGT  DAVID FRASER  CANADIANS
 PTE  DONALD MITCHELL  CANADIANS
 PTE  RODERICK MUNRO  CANADIANS
 PTE  ANDREW SKINNER  CANADIANS
 AB  WILLIAM J DUFF  RNR
 AB  GEORGE ROBERTSON  RNR
 PTE  ALISTER W MACKENZIE  CANADIANS

Back, relative to the front

 PTE  WILLIAM MACKAY  SEAFORTHS
 PTE DONALD MACDONALD  SEAFORTHS
 PTE  DONALD PATIENCE  SEAFORTHS
 PTE   DONALD A PATIENCE  SEAFORTHS
 PTE  JOHN PERCY  SEAFORTHS
PTE  ALISTAIR ROSS  SEAFORTHS
 PTE  HUGH URQUHART  SEAFORTHS
 PTE JOHN ROSS  LOVAT SCOUTS
 CSM  KENNETH MACKENZIE  CAMERONS
 SERGT DONALD FRASE R  CAMERONS
 L.CPL  ALEX MACBEAN  CAMERONS
 L.CPL WILLIAM DAVIDSON  GORDONS
 PTE  DAVID DUFF  HLI
 PTE JOHN MATHESON  HLI
 PTE  THOMAS WRIGHT  SR
 PTE  JOHN ROSS COLD GDS  COLD GDS
 AB  WALTER DUFF  RNRT

Right side, relative to front

 CAPT  J HENRY BUDGE  SEAFORTHS
 SERGT DUGALD BANNERMAN   SEAFORTHS
 SERGT  HUGH MACPHERSON   SEAFORTHS
 SERGT WILLIAM RAE   SEAFORTHS
 SERGT  ANDREW ROSS   SEAFORTHS
 SERGT JAMES ROSS   SEAFORTHS
 SERGT  ROBERT ROSS   SEAFORTHS
 L.CPL HENRY SUTHERLAND   SEAFORTHS
 PTE  HUGH DUFF   SEAFORTHS
 PTE  JOHN DUFF   SEAFORTHS
 PTE  JOHN EWING   SEAFORTHS
 PTE THOMAS EWING   SEAFORTHS
 PTE  JOHN HENRY   SEAFORTHS
 PTE GEORGE MITCHELL   SEAFORTHS
 PTE  JAMES MITCHELL   SEAFORTHS
 PTE DAVID MACKAY   SEAFORTHS
 FLIGHT SERGEANT HUGH M MACKENZIE  RCAF

1939 - 1945 WAR

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