Borve Village Memorial

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Reference WMO252878

Address:

Borve, A857

Borve, Isle of Lewis

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Rock
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: Monument at roadside in a memorial garden and located opposite the Community Centre. Curved multi coloured stone wall capped with white stone coping. Names of the fallen set on three granite plaques set in stone wall in white lettering. In front of wall is a white stone plinth with inset tablet containing the dedicatory inscription. The whole is set on brick paviers within a landscaped garden that is enclosed by a dry stone wall. On the end sections of the wall are tablets with Navy, Army and RAF badges carved in coping North Lewis (North Galston, South Galston/Melbost Borve/Mid Borve/Borve/Lower Shader/Upper Shader and Ballantrushal) Unveiled 2002 Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), First World War - civilians, Second World War - civilians
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Plinth: North Lewis War Memorial/ Galson - Ballanthrushal/ This Memorial Was Erected/ In Remembrance Of/ Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice/ In The Two World Wars/ 1914-1918 1939-1945/ "At The Going Down Of The Sun/ And In The Morning/ We Will Remember Them". / Nar Cuimhare Gu Brath (Translation: In Our Memory Forever) Wall: (Names

Plinth: North Lewis War Memorial/ Galson - Ballanthrushal/ This Memorial Was Erected/ In Remembrance Of/ Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice/ In The Two World Wars/ 1914-1918 1939-1945/ "At The Going Down Of The Sun/ And In The Morning/ We Will Remember Them". / Nar Cuimhare Gu Brath (Translation: In Our Memory Forever) Wall: (Names

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