North Lewis War memorial

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Reference WMO261082

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A quarter of a mile north of the Cross Inn

Cross (Isle Of Lewis)

HS2 0SZ

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other landscape feature
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: Curved stone block wall with five polished stone plaques inset. This partially surrounds an octagonal stone plinth which has an inset plaque with the inscription. The whole is set on a brick paved area. On the ends of the wall are two grey stone faces with engravings of the badges of the Army and Air Force on the right, and the Merchant Navy and Royal Navy on the left. 148 WW1, 48 WW11, WW1 civilians 2, WW11 civilians 13 North Lewis (South Dell, North Dell, Cross, Swainbost, Cross/Skigersta Road, Habost, Skigersta, Adabrock, Eorodale, Lionel, Port Of Ness, Knockaird
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South Dell-Eoropie/ This Memorial Was Erected/ In Remembrance Of/ Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice/ In The Two World Wars/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ And The/ Iolaire Disaster 1.1.1919/ At The Going Down Of The Sun/ And In The Morning/ We Will Remember Them/ nar cuimhne gu brath

1914-1918 Morrison D/Morrison A/Smith D/MacKay A/MacKay W/Campbell M/MacLeod D/Morrison M 1939-1945 Morrison J/MacLeod D/MacLeod J/MacDonald F/MacLeod J Swainbost 1914-1918 MacMitchie J/Murray A/MacDonald O/MacDonald A //Thompson M/Thompson H//MacLeod N/Murray J/MacLean M/MacLeod J/Campbell K/MacRitchie A/MacRitchie M/MacRitchie J Sadly the remaining names from Swainbost WW11 and the other communities are eroded and difficult to read accurately

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