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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:19 pm    Post subject: LOCHEARNHEAD Reply with quote

Stands on the west shore (A85) of Loch Earn


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mark,
It is a very interesting design, possibly verging on an abstract version of a Celtic Cross.
Any idea when it was unveiled?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unveiled by the Hon. Mrs Somerset - October 20th 1920
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 11:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The rear of the memorial bears an inscription at the base
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2007 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of Lochearnhead's missing sons:

Surname McLAREN
Firstname John
Service Number S/5798
Date Death 09/05/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Lochearnhead Perthshire
Other 12th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank Cpl
Theatre of death Salonika.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2007 7:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DerekR wrote:
One of Lochearnhead's missing sons:

Surname McLAREN
Firstname John
Service Number S/5798
Date Death 09/05/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Lochearnhead Perthshire
Other 12th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
Rank Cpl
Theatre of death Salonika.


Name: McLAREN, JOHN MALCOLM
Initials: J M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: "B" Coy. 12th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 09/05/1917
Service No: S/5798
Additional information: Son of John and Catherine McLaren, of 28, Union St, Stirling. Born at Lochearnhead, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Memorial: DOIRAN MEMORIAL

Commemorated at Balquhidder & Stirling - NOT FORGOTTEN
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2007 8:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

dhubthaigh wrote:

Commemorated at Balquhidder & Stirling - NOT FORGOTTEN


Mark,
Thanks for that.
But I do wonder how many of our boys have been forgotten though.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:20 pm    Post subject: Unveiling Reply with quote

Unveiled on Saturday 9th October 1920 by the Hon Mrs Granville Somerset according to the Strathearn Herald.Designed by G Washington Browne of Edinburgh.Stone came from Camperdown Quarry.
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