Culcharry United Free Church Roll of Honour

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Address:

Cawdor Parish Church

Old Miltary Road

Cawdor, Nairn

Scotland

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Materials:
  • Glass Glass
  • Paper Paper
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Printed roll of honour with names hand written. Roll has a decorative border of oak leaves. The shields of Canada, Ireland, Wales, and India are illustrated in the left hand border and the shields of Australia, Scotland, New Zealand and Africa are illustrated in the right hand border. The lower border has shields, cannons and drums, while the upper border has two warships. Nothing to indicate if any died but there is a list those killed in the Kirk Sessions (attached as a document). Previously in the UFC at nearby Culcharry until the two churches merged.
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Top: THE ROLL OF HONOUR/ MEN WHO HAVE ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL IN DEFENCE OF A "SCRAP OF PAPER". Centre: Cawdor United Free Church/ THIS DOCUMENT IS A TRANSLATION AND FACSIMILE OF THE SIGNATURES FROM THE ORIGINAL TREATY OF 1831/ GUARANTEEING THE INDEPENDENCE AND NEUTRALITY OF BELGIUM, WHICH WAS CONFIRMED BY THE SIX/ POWERS IN THE FAMOUS TREATY OF 1839, THE BREAKING OF WHICH BY GERMANY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE/ PRESENT WAR WITH THE BRITISH EMPIRE/ THE "SCRAP OF PAPER"/ ARTICLE II/ HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND/ HIS MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA, KING OF HUNGARY AND BOHEMIA, HIS MAJESTY / THE KING OF THE FRENCH, HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF PRUSSIA, AND HIS MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF ALL THE RUSSIAS, DECLARE, THAT THE ARTICLES MENTIONED IN THE PRECEEDING ARTICLE, ARE CONSIDERED AS HAVING THE SAME FORCE AND VALIDITY AS IF THEY WERE TEXTUALLY INSERTED IN THE PRESENT ACT, AND THAT THEY ARE THUS PLACED WITH THE GUARANTEE/ OF THE SAID MAJESTIES/ ARTICLE VII/ BELGIUM, WITHIN THE LIMITS SPECIFIED IN ARTICLES I, II AND IV, SHALL FORM AN INDEPENDENT AND PERPETUALLY NEUTRAL STATE. IT SHALL BE BOUND TO OBSERVE SUCH NEUTRALITY TOWARDS ALL OTHER STATES. (SIGNED AND SEALED BY) PALMERSTON BRITISH PLENIPOTENTIARY/ SYLVAN VAN DE WEYER BELGIAN PLENIPOTENTIARY/ SENFTT AUSTRIAN PLENOPOTENTIARY/ H. SEBASTIANI FRENCH PLENIPOTENTIARY/ BULOW PRUSSIAN PLENIPOTENTIARY/ POZZI DI BORGO RUSSIAN PLENIPOTENTIARY. Lower edge: Facsimile of the treaty, by special permission of the Foreign Office, To Aid The Prince of Wales' National Relief Fund. (Names)

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