North Lochs War Memorial

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Reference WMO260398


Village Road

Crosbost, Isle of Lewis



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other monolith
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: freestanding memorial on roadside near cemetery. • Unveiled Date: 2000 Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN Black polished marble pillar with the dedicatory inscription at the top. The names and districts are below with the title of the memorial at the base. The lettering is in white. On the front face is a small wreath incised in white at the top. At the bottom left there is a small picture of a woman, maybe a widow, and on the bottom right is an unknown emblem. Leaves are incised either side of the name lists. At the base of the 3 o'clock face is a carved white dove.
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Agus thug iad buaidh tre fhuil/ 1914-1918/Ranish/(Names)/Crossbost/[names]/Leurbost/[names]/Cromore/[names]/Achmore/[names]/ 1939-1945/Ranish/Names)/Grimshader/[names]/Achmore/[names]/Lochganvich/[names]/LeurbosT/[names]/Crossbost/[names] HMY Iolaire/ 1st Jan. 1919/Ranish/(Names)/ Crossbost/[names]/Grimshader/[names]/Leurbost/[names]/ Achmore/[name]/Erected in memory of all those who fought and died for freedom/ at the going done of the sun and in the morning we will remember them./ North Lochs War Memorial/ 1914-1918 1939-1945/ and the tragedy of/ HMY Iolaire. 1st Jan.1919 (Translation of Gaelic: And they won the victory with their blood.)

1914-1918 . RANISH Finlay Macdonald/Murdo Macleod/Kenneth J. Macleod/Murdo Mackinnon/John M. Mackinnon/Donald Macleod/Finlay Nicolson/John Mackinnon/John Macleod/Norman Mackinnon/Colin Mackinnon/John Macleod/Donald Nicolson/William Nicolson/Donald Nicolson/Norman Macleod/Donald Mackinnon/John Macleod/Alexander Mackenzie/Donald Macleod/Angus Macleod/Murdo Mackenzie/Finlay Macleod . LEURBOAT Donald Nicolson/John Macleod/Neil Maclean/John Mackenzie/Robert Paterson/John Macleod/John Mackenzie/Kenneth Smith/Murdo Macdonald/Peter Macdonald/Hector Martin/Donald J. Mackenzie/Roderick Maclean/John Macleod . CROMORE Alex Kennedy/John Macarthur/Donald Macarthur/William Bruce . CROSSBOST . Alexander Mackenzie/Murdo Macinnes/Angus J. Macmillan/George Macaulay/Murdo Mackenzie/Daniel Mackenzie/John Mackenzie/Dugald K. Mackenzie/John Macdonald/ Robert Mackenzie . ACHMORE Norman Mackay/Murdo Mackay/ Malcolm Mackay/ John Mackay/Duncan Mackay/John Mackay 1939 - 1945 RANISH Donald Macdonald/Kenneth Mackinnon/John Montgomery/John Montgomery/Murdo Macleod . GRIMSHADER Kenneth Macrae/Alexander Morrison . ACHMORE Kenneth K. Macleod/Norman Macleod . LOCHGANVICH Donald M. Maciver LEURBOST Donald Mackinnon Roderick Macrae Kenneth D. Maciver Donald Nicolson Roderick Macleod Donald Macdonald Donald J. Macleod NH Murdo Maclean 5 NH Alexander Morrison 9 NH John D. Macleod 11 NH Daniel Nicolson . CROSSBOST Malcolm Macleod H.M.Y. IOLAIRE 1st Jan. 1919 . RANISH Malcolm Nicolson/ Alexander Macleod/Donald Macdonald/ John Macleod/Donald Macaulay/Allan Macleod . CROSSBOST Donald Macleod/John Macleod . GRIMSHADER Malcolm Macleod/John Macaulay . LEURBOST Alexander Mackenzie /Allan Macleod/ John Mackenzie/Alexander Mackenzie/Kenneth Smith Donald Smith/Donald Maclean/Roderiuck Macdonald/Murdo Maclean/Angus Macdonald/Angus Macleod . ACHMORE/Donald Smith

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