The Shetland Bus, Burghead

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Reference WMO260673

Address:

Church Street

jct Station Road

Burghead, Moray

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Large block of Burghead Sandstone Base with Shetland Stone Quern from Unst and Phosphor Bronze Propeller. Two plaques on one side. In Burghead harbour which was one of the operating bases of the Shetland Bus.
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Upper bronze plaque REMEMBERING THE MEN OF THE BURGHEAD BASE OF / THE SHETLAND BUS / WHO DIED IN ITS SERVICE / CAPTAIN HUGH MARKS / LT ANDREAS FASTING /SKIPPER OLA GROTLE / ULF JOHANSEN / HARALD NOTØY / ROALD STRAND / LT RAGNAR SANDØY / PEDAR NONÅS / ANDREAS GEITERØY / JOHAN KLUNGRESET / WALTER OLSEN / HANS ØVRETVEIY/ ALT FOR NORGE Lower bronze plaque SHETLAND BUS MEMORIAL / BURGHEAD SANDSTONE BASE / DONATED BY DANNY RALPH / SHETLAND STONE QUERN FROM UNST / DONATED BY TONY BUDGE / PHOSPHOR BRONZE PROPELLER / DONATED BY TONY BUDGE / ERECTED BY BURGHEAD HEADLAND TRUST

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