Branahuie and Melbost War Memorial

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Reference WMO261084


Opposite the entrance to the airport. Behind RAF Stornoway memorial

Stornoway Airport

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Granite plaque with inscription set into drystone cairn. Whole stands within a circular-walled bricked enclosure. It is behind the RAF Stornoway memorial
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In memory of all those from/ Branahuie and Melbost/ who fought and died/ for freedom/ in the two world wars/ 1914-1918/ Branahuie / (names)/ Melbost/ (names)/ 1939-1945/ Branahuie/ (names)/ Melbost/ (names)/ at the going down of the sun/ and in the morning/ we will remember them/ "Bha iad nam balla dhuinn araon, a dh'oidhche anns a là" / 1 Samuel 25:16

Graham Alexander/Macdonald Donald/Macfarlane Donald D M/Macfarlane John/MacIver Malcolm/Mackenzie Evander/Mackinnon Angus/Macleod Alexander/Macleod Hector/Macleod Ian M/MacLeod Kenneth/Macrae John

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