The War Memorials of Sutherland
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We now have a tribute section on the War Memorials also. You will find lots more information there including many individual stories of the brave lads of Sutherland. Allow plenty of time to visit.
More photographs in our albums HERE
An index listing names of all those named on the memorials, alphabetically, showing the parish, their rank and in most cases the Regiment or Service they served with, is also available in PDF format. You can see it here. Save a copy if you so wish. We also have a small document showing the many abbreviations used in the index here.
I would like to thank all those willing photographers who helped me achieve this huge, worthwhile, project.
Bill O'Brien, Hector Macrae, Mary Young, Val Hamilton, Edward Paxton, Angi Lamb & Adam Brown.
Adam Brown, native of Brora, Clyne, now living in Edinburgh, has a large internet forum which discusses not only the War Memorials of Sutherland but those of all Scotland with many details of those named on them. Many military items covered here also. Visit Adam's War Memorials of Scotland
Further ReadingNEVER MORE, The story of Tongue, Melness & Skerray War Memorials by Alasdair Sutherland,published 2000 by Woodend Publishing Tongue - a reference to all those on the memorials - battle details, home memories, etc. For further details, cost, etc, please email HERE.
The COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION have some very interesting information sheets which you can either read on line or download to your computer. Cover many areas including New Zealand, etc. Click on the link below to their website - from their index choose Publications, free - on the first line of the new page click the link to Information Sheets - select your choice.
last updated 20th July 2010
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