Category Archives: Highlands

Invermoriston War Memorial

A study in where not to place your war memorial. Or where not to place your roadsigns,… …although it is always handy knowing where the loos are.

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Inverness – The Highland Railway Company Roll of Honour

On the wall of what is now the domain of a purveyor of kilts, just outside the entrance to Inverness railway station, in the same little square where we looked at the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders memorial last post, there’s … Continue reading

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Inverness – The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders Memorial

This fine 19th Century memorial, nicely restored and re-inscribed in the 1990s, and thoroughly cleaned in 2014, stands in front of Inverness railway station. Intended to commemorate men who were killed in action or died of disease in Egypt and … Continue reading

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Kincraig War Memorial & the Battle of Atbara Memorial

Note there’s a second memorial just in front of the chapel, far left of shot. And here’s the memorial across the road. The Battle of Atbara took place on 8th April 1898 at the confluence of the Nile & Atbara … Continue reading

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Fort Augustus War Memorial Hall

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Aviemore & Rothiemurchus War Memorial

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Drumnadrochit – Glen Urquhart War Memorial

Nessie Land – 200 yds.  Not a sign I see very often where I live.             Seeing we’re in the immediate area, and seeing I did spend the rest of the day Loch Ness Monster hunting – why wouldn’t you? … Continue reading

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