Category Archives: Highlands

Cawdor War Memorial

A third of a mile up the road – the Old Military Road – from the churchyard that we recently visited,… …this is Cawdor’s rather striking war memorial,… …and for what it’s worth,… …I love it!

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Cawdor Churchyard

Quaint little church or what?  Locked, of course. Serjeant John Macpherson, 17th Bn., Australian Infantry, who died of wounds at one of the Rouen hospitals aged 29, and is buried in the huge extension to St. Sever Cemetery in the … Continue reading

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Stratherrick War Memorial

You want evocative Scottish war memorials?  I can do that. You won’t be surprised to hear that this is an old military road,… …and I’m off that way.  Looks rather nice.

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Kingussie War Memorial

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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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