Gordon Highlanders India 1892 - 1898

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Address:

Duthie Park

Polmuir Road

Aberdeen

AB11 7BH

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Pillar/column
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Unknown
Conflicts:
  • Colonial India
About the memorial: This memorial is located approximately 60 metres northwards from the west entrance gate at Great Southern Road (access via Polmuir Road). This memorial of 1892 to 1898, consists of a triangular granite pillar and rises to a platform on top of which there is a bronze angel holding on high a laurel wreath. Beneath the angel is depicted in relief the Regimental Badge of the Gordon Highlanders.
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Erected by 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders in memory of officers, non-commissioned officers and men who were killed or died of wounds or disease during their tour of service in India from January 1892 to November 1898. The Aberdeen Volunteers are also commemorated.

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