Wren Gertrude Canning

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Reference WMO/261057

Address:

Upper Avenue

Off A83

Near Inverary

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Follow track past golf club to right hand bend towards water treatment works. Take left turn there and memorial is near that junction. Wren Canning worked at Admiralty House, Inveraray during WW2. Her body was found near this location, she had been shot but the killer was never found. Plaque fixed to a boulder near where her body was found. Also an inscription on a loose rough flat rock against the boulder. A doubtful case as a war memorial given the described circumstances of her death, but just about acceptable. See full set of photos on IW
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Main plaque: Women's Royal Naval Service and The Royal british Legion Scotland badges at top of plaque IN MEMORY OF / WREN GERTRUDE CANNING / 1922 - 1942 / "WRNS N/WRNS/33824" / HMS QUEBEC, INVERARAY, SCOTLAND / KILLED NEAR THIS PLACE / 30TH JUNE 1942 / "Forever In Our thoughts" Inscribed stone: Our family chain / is broken / and nothing / seems the same / but as God calls us / one by one / the Chain will link again. (A broken chain at the bottom below the inscription)

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