Category Archives: Scotland

Inverness War Memorial

Inverness War Memorial is sited on the east bank of the River Ness as it heads towards the southern outskirts of Inverness on its way to Loch Ness, a few miles away to the south west. The park in which … Continue reading

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Alvie Churchyard

Still in the Highlands, there’s a small churchyard, somewhat off the beaten track, but with beautiful views over Loch Alvie, that requires a visit. Yet another burial ground in the middle of nowhere where the Great War will doubtless make … Continue reading

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Carrbridge Cemetery

And here it is.  Carrbridge Cemetery.  And look!  Another one. By which I mean another CWGC sign adorning a pair of cemetery gates, about which I waxed lyrical recently,… …within which a small, neatly enclosed, cemetery awaits. Private James John … Continue reading

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Carrbridge War Memorial

That way, I’m guessing. The sign says war memorial and cemetery.  Perfect. And a short distance into the wood,… …that’ll be the war memorial. So now we need to find the cemetery that is also somewhere within these woods,… …watching … Continue reading

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Grantown-on-Spey New Burial Ground

On the face of it, it’s all very strange.  Any psychologists out there?  You see, whenever I see a CWGC sign such as this on a cemetery gate, it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy.  And that can’t be … Continue reading

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Boat of Garten War Memorial

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Nethy Bridge War Memorial

A most curious place for a war memorial, you might think. And you might be right. I did tell this gentleman that in due course his picture would find its way to all parts of the globe, but whether he … Continue reading

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