Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Cameron


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Reference WMO/283904

Address:

Baxters Food Group Ltd

Fochabers

IV32 7LD

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Animal Figure
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Non-Specific Conflict
About the memorial: THE HIGHLANDERS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED TO REMEMBER ALL THOSE WHO SERVED AND DIED IN SERVICE WHEN CAP BADGED AS HIGHLANDERS (SEAFORTH, GORDONS and CAMERONS) DURING THE REGIMENTS SERVICE AS AN INFANTRY REGIMENT OF THE BRITISH ARMY (17 SEPT 1994 TO 28 MAR 2006). IT IS A SCULPTURE IN STAINLESS STEEL OF THE HIGHLANDERS ICONIC CAP BADGE AND GAELIC MOTTO ERECTED ON A SANDSTONE PILLAR AND STANDS 5.0M TALL. IT IS LOCATED ON GRASS NEAR THE RIVER SPEY AT FOCHABERS WHICH WAS TRADITIONALLY THE CENTRE OF ITS RECRUITING AREA. THE SCULPTURE WAS by JASON SWEENEY AND THE BUILDERS WERE 'AT HOME CONSTRUCTION', BUCKIE. THE PROJECT MANANGER WAS MAJOR (RETD) MAURICE RM GIBSON MBE (HIGHLANDERS REGIMENTAL SECRETARY).
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IN HONOUR OF THE REGIMENT RIBBON THE HIGHLANDERS CUIDICH'N RIGH (SEAFORTH, GORDONS & CAMERONS) 17 SEPT 1994 - 28 MAR 2006 IN MEMORY OF ALL THOSE WHO SERVED AND THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ON OPERATIONAL SERVICE WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

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