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Reference WMO/273071

Address:

Norwick Kirkyard

Norwick, Unst, Shetland

ZE2 9EF

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Granite Obelisk in 5 stages surmounted by a Gothic style cross. James Taggart of Aberdeen (Makers), Unveiled 25 June 1922 by Alex Priest & William T Sutherland, ex servicemen. This is the most northerly War Memorial in the United Kingdom.
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6 o'clock face-ERECTED/IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/THE MEN/OF THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR US/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/THEIR NAMES LIVETH/FOR EVER/[names]/GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS 3 o'clock face-[WW1 names] 9 o'clock face-[WW1 names] 12 o'clock face-1939-45/[names]

6 o'clock face WW1- WILLIAM BRUCE/PTE. N.Z.E.F. AGED 26 YEARS/ WILLIAM M. BRUCE/R.N.R. AGED 27 YEARS/ JAMES T EDWARDSON/R.N.R. AGED 35 YEARS/ 3 o'clock face WW1- JAMES J HENDERSON/R.N.R. AGED 22 YEARS/ WILLIAM HENDERSON/PTE. N.Z.E.F. AGED 30 YEARS/ WILLIAM HUGHSON/R.N.R. AGED 39 YEARS/ JOHN M JOHNSON/LIEUT. R.A.F. AGED 22 YEARS/ ROBERT D LAURENSON/R.N.R. AGED 22 YEARS/ LAURENCE NICOLSON/QM. AGED 49 YEARS/ JOHN P PRIEST/PTE N.Z.E.F. AGED 25 YEARS/ 9 o'clock face WW1- MAGNUS S PRIEST/R.N.R. AGED 28 YEARS/ WILLIAM SPENCE/R.N.R. AGED 37 YEARS/ JOHN T STICKLE/R.N.R. AGED 27 YEARS/ CHARLES SUTHERLAND/R.N.R. AGED 48 YEARS/ ANDREW T SUTHERLAND/R.N.R. AGED 21 YEARS/ JAMES THOMSON/PTE. N.Z.E.F. AGED 25 YEARS/ MAGNUS B THOMSON/R.N.R. AGED 27 YEARS/ 12 o'clock face WW2- JAMES M ABERNETHY/R.N.R. AGED 29 YEARS/ PETER EDWARDSON/D.C.C. AGED 30 YEARS/ JAMES J EDWARDSON/M.N. AGED 22 YEARS/ ANTHONY LAURENSON/M.N. AGED 33 YEARS/ THOMAS S PRIEST/M.N. AGED 47 YEARS/ ARCHIBALD THOMSON/M.N. AGED 30 YEARS/ CHARLES THOMSON/M.N. AGED 27 YEARS

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