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War memorials in the North-East of Scotland

 

There are hundreds of war memorials in the North-East of Scotland from both world wars. On this page I offer just a very few. Should you pass one in your travels I urge you to stop for just a moment and take a look. Lest we forget....

 

Memorial Stone located on Constitution Street, Aberdeen


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European War
1914-1918

To commemorate the memory of the following employees of The Aberdeen Granite Works who nobly gave their lives for their country

Pte David Mitchell (20) 4th Gordons
Drl Alex D Summers (24) RFA
Pte Robt Y Coutts (20) 4th Gordons
Pte John Stephen (30) Royal Scots
Pte William Keith (19) 4th Gordons
Pte Robt Collie (40) Seaforths
AB Chas Mundie, MM (22) RN Div
Pte George King (38) Royal Scots Fus
Pte James Duncan (24) Scott Horse
Drl Andrew Carrol (24), RFA

As far as I can ascertain the granite yard on this site disappeared in the mid-1950's. The memorial sits precariously on a single section of wall, behind which is a car park for a clothing store. It's largely missed by the few pedestrians who pass by. Let us hope its long term future is secure.

 

War memorial to the fallen of both world wars to be found outside Ruthrieston Church, Aberdeen.

 

One of two war memorials to the fallen of both wars to be found at Aberdeen Harbour entrance, Footdee

 

Second of two war memorials to be found at Aberdeen Harbour entrance, Footdee

 

Part of the magnificent war memorial at Laurencekirk Cemetery

 

War Memorial - Bridge of Don, Aberdeen

 

War Memorial - Auchenblae, Kincardineshire

 

War Memorial - Nigg Parish Church

 

   
War Memorial - Trinity Cemetery, Aberdeen

 

War Memorial - St Peter's Cemetery, Aberdeen

 

War Memorial - Stonehaven, Kincardineshire

 

War Memorial - Ballater, Aberdeenshire

 

War Memorial - Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire

 

War Memorial - Tarland, Aberdeenshire

 

War Memorial - Torphins, Aberdeenshire

 

War Memorial - Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire

 

War Memorial - Duthie Park, Aberdeen

 

More additions soon so keep watching!

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