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Orkney & Shetland - Memorials Index

 
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:26 pm    Post subject: Orkney & Shetland - Memorials Index Reply with quote

Please note this Index is a work in progress which requires some maintenance. Please bear with us.

As before let me know of additions and omissions and I will update the list. When I have a chance I will post links to memorials on this forum.

List last updated 5th September 2011

Orkney

Civic
BIRSAY - UKNIWM Ref No. 44748
BURRAY - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
DEERNESS - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
EDAY - UKNIWM Ref No. 57303
EVIE WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 44715 & 4476
FIRTH - UKNIWM Ref No. 44747
FLOTTA - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
HARRAY WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 44749
HOLM - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
HOY WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed - WITHIN PARISH CHURCH
HOY WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed - WITHIN PARISH CHURCH
KIRKWALL & ST. OLA - UKNIWM Ref No. 2213
NORTH RONALDSAY - UKNIWM Ref No. 57304
ORPHIR - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
PAPA WESTRAY - UKNIWM Ref No. 44750 *PHOTOGRAPHS REQUIRED*
RENDALL WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 44715
ROUSAY - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
SANDAY - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
SANDWICK - UKNIWM Ref No. 8893 & 8894
SHAPINSAY - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
ST ANDREWS - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
SOUTH RONALDSAY - UKNIWM Ref No. 2083
STENNESS - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
STROMNESS - UKNIWM Ref No. 44714
STRONSAY - UKNIWM Ref No. 57307
WALLS - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
WESTRAY - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed


Church
Kirkwall,St Magnus Cathedral Parishioners, Great War, Location - St Magnus Cathedral , additional location info - Mainland Church Parishioners , UKNIWM Ref no. 44712
North Ronaldsay,North Ronaldsay United Free Church Congregation Great War Roll of Honour Location – North Ronaldsay parish Church, additional location info - Isle of North Ronaldsay
North Ronaldsay,Unknown North Ronaldsay Church Memorial Location – North Ronaldsay parish Church, additional location info - Isle of North Ronaldsay
Stromness, Stromness United Free Church Congregation Great War Roll of Honour, Location - Stromness Parish Church, additional location info – Mainland
Stromness, Stromness Parish Church Congregation, Great War, Location - Stromness Parish Church, additional location info - Mainland
Stromness, Unknown Stromness Church Congregation, Great War, Location - Stromness Parish Church, additional location info - Mainland


Individual
Kirkwall, Robertson Memorial, Location - St Magnus Cathedral , additional location info - Mainland , additional information - 2nd Lt Archibald Robertson, RFC UKNIWM Ref no. 44711
Kirkwall, Shearer Memorial , Location - St Magnus Cathedral , additional location info - Mainland , additional information - CHIEF OFFICER P SHEARER Navy , UKNIWM Ref no. 13380
Kirkwall, Watson Memorial, Location - St Magnus Cathedral , additional location info - Mainland , additional information - Lt Wm B Watson MC, RFA, UKNIWM Ref no. 13364
Lyness, Norwegian Sailor , Location - Lyness Naval Cemetery , additional location info - Isle of Hoy, additional information – Ivar Jacobsen. Died 5th March 1941
Marwick Head, Kitchener Memorial, Location – Beside cliffs, Marwick Head , additional location info - Mainland, UKNIWM Ref no. 13381
North Ronaldsay,Thomson Memorial, Location – North Ronaldsay parish Church, additional location info - Isle of North Ronaldsay, additional information –Cpl Alex Thomson RSF
Orphir, Dunning Memorial , Location - Smoogro Beach , additional information - SQ CDR E DUNNING DSC Airforce , UKNIWM Ref no. 44709

Regiment & Unit
Kirkwall, HMS Royal Oak, Location - St Magnus Cathedral , additional location info - Mainland Navy. HMS Royal Oak , UKNIWM Ref no. 44713
Kirkwall?, HMS Royal Oak, Mem 2 , Location - Not Known , additional location info - Mainland Navy. HMS Royal Oak , UKNIWM Ref no. 13382
Lyness, Lyness Naval Cemetery, HMS Barham , Location - Lyness Naval Cemetery , additional location info - Isle of Hoy
Lyness, Lyness Naval Cemetery, HMS Hampshire, Location - Lyness Naval Cemetery, additional location info - Isle of Hoy
Lyness, Lyness Naval Cemetery, HMS Malaya , Location - Lyness Naval Cemetery , additional location info - Isle of Hoy
Lyness, Lyness Naval Cemetery, HMS Vanguard, Location - Lyness Naval Cemetery , additional location info - Isle of Hoy
Lyness, Scapa Flow, HMS Royal Oak Memorial , Location - Not Known , additional location info - Isle of Hoy Navy. HMS Royal Oak



Other
Kirkwall, Covenanters Memorial, Location - Outside the cathedral, additional location info - Mainland Covenanter
Kirkwall, St Olaf's Cemetery, CWGC , Location - St Olaf's Cemetery , additional location info - Mainland CWGC
Lyness, Lyness Naval Cemetery, CWGC , Location - Lyness Naval Cemetery , additional location info - Isle of Hoy CWGC
Lyness, Roman Catholic sailors of the Grand Fleet, Location - Lyness Naval Cemetery, additional location info - Isle of Hoy
North Ronaldsay North Ronaldsay Memorial Hall , Location – Not known - Isle of North Ronaldsay
Wyre , Location - Heritage Centre , UKNIWM Ref no. 44710
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shetland

List last updated 9th July 2008


Civic

AITHSTING - Location not known
*BIGTON WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
BRESSAY WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8885
BRESSAY WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8886
BURRA (ISLE) WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8890
CUNNINGSBURGH WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8895
CUNNINGSBURGH WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8895
DELTING WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8875 & 6071
DUNROSSNESS WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8896
DUNROSSNESS WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8897
*ESHANESS WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8865
FAIR ISLE - UKNIWM Ref No. 8899 - Fair Isle Cemetery
FETLAR - UKNIWM Ref No. 44706 - Fetlar Church
FOULA - UKNIWM Ref No. 8843 - Location unknown

Gulberwick, Quarff and Cunningsburgh , Location - Not known
LERWICK - UKNIWM Ref No. 8884 - Within Parish Church
*LEVENWICK WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
LUNNASTING WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 6072
MID YELL WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8845
MID YELL WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8855
NESTING (NORTH) WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 6066 & 8876
NESTING (SOUTH) - UKNIWM Ref No. 8877 - At the school ?
*NORTH ROE & LOCHEND WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8863
NORTH YELL WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8851
NORTH YELL, WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8852
NORTHMAVINE - Within Parish Church (10 men)
*OLLABERRY WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8864
PAPA STOUR WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 44708
QUARFF WW1 - Inside Church ?
QUARFF WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8892
SANDNESS WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 6067 & 8868
SANDSTING - Location not known
SANDWICK WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8893
SANDWICK WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8894
SOUTH YELL WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. Not listed
SHETLAND ISLES (LERWICK) WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 6070 & 8881
*SKELD WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8866
SKERRIES - In churchyard
TINGWALL & SCALLOWAY WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8878
UNST (NORTH) WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8846
UNST (MID) WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8848
UNST (SOUTH) WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8849
UNST (SOUTH) WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8850
WALLS WW1 & WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 6068 & 8867
*WEST BURRAFIRTH WW1 & WW2 - 8870
WHALSAY WW1 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8861
WHALSAY WW2 - UKNIWM Ref No. 8862
WHITENESS & WEISDALE - UKNIWM Ref No. 8879

* NOT A CIVIL PARISH

Church

Burravoe Kirk - Roll of Honour UKNIWM Ref No. 8857
Lerwick, Parish Church, Parishioners , Location - Parish Church , Additional location info - Mainland , UKNIWM Ref No. 8884
Lerwick, Wesleayan Church, Parishioners , Location - Wesleayan Church , Additional location info - Mainland , UKNIWM Ref No. 8883
Scalloway, Wesleyan Chapel Parishioners , Location - Wesleyan Chapel , UKNIWM Ref No. 8887
West Burrafirth, Methodist Church Parishioners , Location - West Burrafirth Methodist Church , UKNIWM Ref No. 44707

School

Lerwick, Anderson Insitute , Location - Anderson High School , Additional location info - Mainland
Sellafirth, Gutcher School , Location - Public Hall , UKNIWM Ref No. 8853

Individual

Bressay, Deyell Memorial , Location - Not known , Additional location info - Isle of Bressay , Additional info - L DEYELL , UKNIWM Ref No. 44704
Lunna, Howarth Memorial , Location - Lunna House , Additional info - DAVID HOWARTH , UKNIWM Ref No. 8874
Mid Yell, Kantonella Memorial , Location - Mid Yell Parish Church , Additional location info - Isle of Yell , UKNIWM Ref No. 8856
West Burrafirth, Irvine Memorial , Location - Chapel , Additional info - F W IRVINE , UKNIWM Ref No. 8871

Regiment & Unit

Lunna, Norwegian Seamen , Location - Parish Church , UKNIWM Ref No. 8889
Lunna, Shetland Bus , Location - Lunna House , UKNIWM Ref No. 8873
Scalloway, Shetland Bus , Location - Engine House , UKNIWM Ref No. 8888

Other

Baltasound, Jessie Saxby Shetlander's Cairn , Location - Not known , UKNIWM Ref No. 8847
Burravoe, Catalina Air Crash , Location - Old Haa Museum , Additional location info - Isle of Yell , Additional info - Airforce. Aircrash , UKNIWM Ref No. 8859
Dale, Bristol Beaufort Air Crash , Location - Golf Club , Additional info - BRISTOL BEAUFORT BOMBER CRASH SITE , UKNIWM Ref No. 8880
Dunrossness, Halifax Air Crash , Location - Not known , Additional info - HALIFAX BOMBER CRASH SITE , UKNIWM Ref No. 8898
Grunay, Blenheim Air Crash , Location - Not known , Additional location info - Isle of Grunay , Additional info - Blenheim V5433 404 Sqdn RCAF , UKNIWM Ref No. 8860 & 13508
Lerwick, CWGC Memorial , Location - Lerwick cemetery , Additional location info - Mainland , UKNIWM Ref No. 6069
Lerwick, Independent Order of Rechabites , Location - The Shetland Museum , Additional location info - Mainland , UKNIWM Ref No. 8900
Lerwick, Anglo-Scottish Pier Explosion, 1943, Location - North Ness , Additional location info - Mainland , Additional info - RN. MTB 626 AND MTB 686 , UKNIWM Ref No. 44703
Meal Sands, Unknown Seaman , Location - Not known Grave? , UKNIWM Ref No. 8891
Melby, Unknown Soldier , Location - St Margaret's Kirk Grave? , UKNIWM Ref No. 44705
Sandness, 1917 Cross , Location - Parish Church
South Yell, Catalina Air Crash , Location - Not known , Additional location info - Isle of Yell , Additional info - Catalina Crash site , UKNIWM Ref No. 8858


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any amendments, discussion or speculation about possible memorials for Orkney please follow this link.

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