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Papa Westray, Orkney *No photographs*

 
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 3:39 pm    Post subject: Papa Westray, Orkney *No photographs* Reply with quote

There are no photographs of this memorial available yet but we have two sources confirming its location. One of the sources is the Royal Commission for Ancient and Historic Monuments in Scotland (RCAHMS) and the details are taken from their Canmore database. The other source is the United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials (UKNIWM) database

From RCAHMS
http://www.rcahms.gov.uk/pls/portal/newcanmore.newcandig_details_gis?inumlink=229407 (Link will only work if you have registered with Canmore)

Papa Westray, War Memorial
Alternative Names: Holland
Type of Site: War Memorial
NMRS Number: HY45SE 97
Map reference: HY 4891 5175
Parish: Papa Westray
Council: Orkney Islands
Former District: Orkney
Former Region: Orkney Islands Area

From UKNIWM
UKNIWM Ref no. 44750
http://www.ukniwm.org.uk/server/show/conMemorial.44750/fromUkniwmSearch/1

PAPA WESTRAY

Address
PAPA WESTRAY
ORKNEY
SCOTLAND

Type: OBELISK
OS Map Ref: HY 490 520

Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE:

ERECTED
TO THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN
OF THIS ISLAND
WHO DIED IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN
THIS THAT A MAN ALAY DOWN HIS
LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
1939 - 1945
(NAMES)

3 O'CLOCK FACE:
(NAMES)

Components
Component Material(s)
OBELISK - RED GRANITE

Physical Description
THREE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND OBELISK. ADDITIONAL TABLET FOR WW2 PLACED AGAINST THE BASE OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY A LOW WALL. INSCRIPTON ON TWO SIDES OF THE PLINTH
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:12 pm    Post subject: George Foulis Reply with quote

George Foulis Seaman SS Express Mercantile Marine born Papa Westray, Orkney Age 38 Died At Sea 09-Feb-18 Son of John James Logan Foulis & Mary Gray. Collided with HMS Grenville off the Pentland Skerries all 11 crew and 2 passengers were lost. Papa Westray: Quarryhouse. Kirkwall & Papa Westray
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:13 pm    Post subject: William Foulis Reply with quote

William Foulis Seaman SS Express Mercantile Marine born Papa Westray, Orkney Age 36 Died At Sea 09-Feb-18 Son of William & Marjory Foulis. 1881 Census: 2 Mo: Mires. 1891 & 1901: Census: Roadside. Collided with HMS Grenville off the Pentland Skerries all 11 crew and 2 passengers were lost. Papa Westray: Roadside. Kirkwall & Papa Westray
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:14 pm    Post subject: John Rendall Reply with quote

John Rendall Seaman SS Express Mercantile Marine born Papa Westray, Orkney Age 51 Died At Sea 09-Feb-18 Collided with HMS Grenville off the Pentland Skerries all 11 crew and 2 passengers were lost. Papa Westray: Roadside.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:15 pm    Post subject: Thomas George Drever Miller Reply with quote

Thomas George Drever Miller Pte S/41092 8/10th Gordon Highlanders born Papa Westray, Orkney enlisted Kirkwall Age 22 Killed in Action F & F 10-Apr-17 Son of John & Ellen Miller, Daybreak, Papa Westray, Kirkwall, Orkney. Papa Westray: Daybreak. Memorial: Daybreak. Arras Memorial M. R. 20 Panel 8 & 9
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:16 pm    Post subject: William Tulloch Reply with quote

William Tulloch Pte S/13412 1st Seaforth Highlanders C Coy born Papa Westray, Orkney enlisted Sanday, Orkney Age 29 Died of wounds Persian Gulf 23-Apr-17 Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Tulloch. Husband of Betsy Tulloch, of Gallowhill, Westray, Orkney. Papa Westray: Newhouses. Basra Memorial, Iraq M. R. 38 Panel 37 and 64
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:17 pm    Post subject: Robert Sinclair Reply with quote

Robert Sinclair Gunner 121050 36th Royal Garrison Artillery Siege Bty born Shapinsay, Orkney enlisted Edinburgh residence Leith Age 37 Killed in Action F & F 19-May-17 Son of the late Mr & Mrs Sinclair, Backaskaill, Papa Westray. Papa Westray: Backaskaill. Husband of Johan Sinclair (nee Cooper), Easthill, Skelwick, Westray, Orkney. Henin Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 1186 Plot I Row D Grave 5 Papa Westray & Shapinsay
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:18 pm    Post subject: Thomas Irvine Reply with quote

Thomas Irvine Pte S/10686 Seaforth Highlanders Depot born Papa Westray, Orkney Age 29 Died Home 02-Sep-18 Son of William and Mary Irvine, of Papa Westray, Orkney. Papa Westray: Hinsobrae. Papa-Westray Old Churchyard In North part
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:19 pm    Post subject: David Irvine Reply with quote

David Irvine Gnr 91482 227th Royal Garrison Artillery born Papa Westray, Orkney enlisted Papa Westray Age 22 Killed in action F & F 10-Dec-17 Son of William and Mary Irvine, of Hinsobrae, Papa-Westray, Orkney. Papa Westray: Hinsobrae. Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension Fr 0364 Plot I Row C Grave 16
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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2018 5:02 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

69381 is the correct WMR number, 44750 is neighbouring Westray
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:45 pm    Post subject: Images Reply with quote

Images are available here.

Repair works undertaken 2018, part funded by War Memorials Trust
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