Lt Col William Herbert Anderson VC


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Reference WMO265078

Address:

Invershin Cemetery

A837

near Inveran, Sutherland

Scotland

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Battlefield (wooden) cross
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Marble
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Wooden white painted Battlefield Cross set in a two step white marble base, on a stone base. There is a dedicatory metal plaque at the centre of the cross. On the top step is a historical explanation and on the lower marble step a verse. See VC citation on IWM link.
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Plaque-TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY/OF LT. COL. W.H. ANDERSON V.C./KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ON 25TH MARCH 1918/FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ Top Marble Step-BROUGHT FRON MARIECOURT [sic]/SOMME, FRANCE BY HIS WIFE Lower Marble Step-"THUS WHEN MY SPIRIT ENTERS TO IT'S REST/MY LIPS SHALL SAY I TOO HAVE KNOWN THE BEST"

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