Inver, Tarbat and Fearn Evacuation


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Reference WMO/277572

Address:

Tarbat Discovery Centre

Tarbatness Road

Portmahomack

IV20 1RN

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)
  • Rock/Rough Stone Rock/Rough Stone
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A stone of remembrance with a rectangular plaque which has raised lettering. This building was the former Tarbat Parish Church
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THE EVACUATION 1943-44 / This stone commemorates the contribution made by / the people of Inver and the Tarbat and Fearn areas / who left their homes and land at short notice / from December 1943 to May 1944. / Their evacuation was needed to enable British armed forces / to prepare for the Allied Invasion of Normandy. / This concentrated training of the 3rd Infantry Division / and the naval Force 'S' was considered vital / for the D-Day landings on 6th June 1944, / and helped bring World War 2 to a successful conclusion.

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