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Kildonan War Memorial, Helmsdale, Sutherland (T*)

 
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:07 am    Post subject: Kildonan War Memorial, Helmsdale, Sutherland (T*) Reply with quote

Kildonan War Memorial, Helmsdale
Location: Overlooking Old ‘Telford’ Bridge. South side of River Helmsdale
OS Ref: ND 025 154
Number of Great War Names: 40
Number of WW2 Names: 16 (+2)

A very impressive clock tower designed as a landmark for the Helmsdale fishing fleet. Two names were recently added when the memorial was renovated.

















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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here are the original names in alphabetical order:

1914-1918

BANNERMAN , Angus , Private , 11th BnCanadian Expedtionary Force
BRUCE , Angus , Private , 11th Bn The Royal Scots
CAMERON , Hugh , Lance Corporal , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
CAMERON , John , Sergeant , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
CUTHBERT , Donald G , Private DCM , 2nd Bn Royal Highlanders (Black Watch)
FRASER , Alexander , Private , 2nd Bn Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regt.
FRASER , John S , Corporal , 14th (London Scottish) Bn London Regiment
FORTUNE , Daniel , Private , Royal Army Medical Corps
GORDON , Gordon H , Sergeant , Royal Engineers
GORDON , Peter , Private , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
GORDON , Thomas S , Private , 2nd Canadian Pioneers
GORDON , William , Sapper , Royal Engineers
GRANT , Donald , Private , 53rd (Young Soldiers) Bn Gordon Highlanders
HILL , John R , Lieutenant , 3rd Bn Durham Light Infantry
INNES , William , Skipper , Royal Naval Reserve
McGREGOR , John H , Sergeant , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
McGREGOR , William A , Corporal , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
McINTOSH , John H , Private , 8th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
McKAY , James , Private , 1st Bn Seaforth Highlanders
McKAY , Nathan , Corporal , 2nd Bn Seaforth Highlanders
McKAY , Neil , Sergeant MM , 31st Bn Canadian Expedtionary Force
McKENZIE , Charles , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
McLEOD , John , Private , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
McNICOL , Richard L , Sergeant , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
McPHERSON , Charles , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
McPHERSON , John L , Corporal , 7th Bn The Norfolk Regiment
McPHERSON , John T , Private , 9th Bn The Royal Fusiliers
McPHERSON , William , Lieutenant , 101st Brigade Royal Field Artillery
McRITCHIE , Angus , Private , 9th Bn The Royal Fusiliers
MURRAY , George , Private , Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
PALMER , John , Private , 16th Bn Highland Light Infantry
POLSON , Alexander , Private , Canadian Expedtionary Force
ROSS , George , Piper , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
RUTHERFORD , George , Quartermaster Sergeant , 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
SUTHERLAND , Adam H , Sapper , Royal Engineers
SUTHERLAND , Alexander , Private , Canadian Expedtionary Force
SUTHERLAND , John , Able Seaman , Royal Naval Reserve
SUTHERLAND , Robert , Private , Seaforth Highlanders
SUTHERLAND , William A , Lance Corporal , 7th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
TORRIE , Joseph , Sergeant , 9th Bn The Rifle Brigade

1939-1945

COWIE , Ian , Able Seaman , Royal Navy Patrol Service
COWIE , John , Able Seaman , Merchant Navy, S.S. 'Gretafield'
DUNCAN , Alexander , Private , 5th Bn The Seaforth Highlanders
ETHERIDGE , Peter J H B , Able Seaman , Royal Navy
FINDLAY , Charles R , Aircraftsman , Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
JAPPY , David , Private , 2nd Bn The Hampshire Regiment
LITTLE , Davina , Sergeant , Auxilliary Territorial Service
MacDONALD , Robert , Corporal , 7th Bn The Seaforth Highlanders
MacKENZIE , David , Flying Officer , Royal Air Force
MacLEOD , Donald N , Corporal , 5th Bn The Seaforth Highlanders
MacLEOD , Hugh , Able Seaman , Royal Naval Reserve
SUTHERLAND , Donald , Leading Seaman , Royal Navy
SUTHERLAND , Donald , Able Seaman , Merchant Navy, S.S. 'Gretafield'
SUTHERLAND , John A , Sapper , Royal Engineers
SUTHERLAND , William , Able Seaman , Royal Navy
POLSON , David B , Sergeant , Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For more information on the names on this memorial please go to the appropriate list on this forum using the link below

First World War

Sutherland’s Great War Dead A-E

Sutherland’s Great War Dead F-L

Sutherland’s Great War Dead Mc / Mac

Sutherland’s Great War Dead M

Sutherland’s Great War Dead N-R

Sutherland’s Great War Dead S-Y

Second World War

Sutherland’s Second World War Dead A-L

Sutherland’s Second World War Dead Mc / Mac

Sutherland’s Second World War Dead M-Z

Post-War

Sutherland’s Post-1945 War Dead

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

From the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) website

Helmsdale, War Memorial

Type of Site: War Memorial
NMRS Number: ND01NW 50
Map reference: ND 0251 1538
Parish: Kildonan
Council: Highland
Former District: Sutherland
Former Region: Highland

Archaeology Notes

War memorial. Built 1924, a prominently-sited ogee-roofed clock tower of stugged grey ashlar above a hammer-dressed base.
J Gifford 1992.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:09 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 76186
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