Attribution: Photo courtesy of Morris Colven

Avoch War Memorial

This imposing Memorial stands on high ground at the junction of the main road into Avoch (A832) and a side road which leads to a former Free Church, now converted into a dwelling house. Map reference is NH698551 on Sheet 26.

The Memorial is a well-designed, elegant tapered pillar, painted primrose-yellow, and standing on a three-stepped platform painted a dark grey. The pillar has an engraved
sword on it under which are the words –

Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

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Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

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Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

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SEAMANJOHN P.REID R.N.
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SEAMANJAMESREIDR.N.R.
“ “ALEXANDERJACKR.N.R.
“ “WILLIAMALLISONR.N.R.
L/STWDONALDSUTHERLANDR.N.S.R.
Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

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L/CPLD.SUTHERLANDAUSTRALIANS
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Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

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L/CPLEVANFINLAY4 SEAFORTHS
” “ EDWARD J.SHEARER (Sonny)5 SEAFORTHS
PTEGEORGEFINDLAY4 SEAFORTHS
” “ HUGH A.PATIENCE4 SEAFORTHS
” “ ALEXANDERGRANT6 CAMERONS
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” “ ROBERTJACKR.A.
” “ JAMESREIDN.Z.F.A.
Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

ACSM W. SHOBBROOK SEAFORTHS
SERGT G. MACINTOSH“ “
SERGT G. PATIENCE“ “
SERGT D. SUTHERLAND“ “
CPL W. McSTEPHEN“ “
CPL D. SUTHERLAND“ “
L/CPL K. McLEAN“ “
L/CPL C. A. MACRAE“ “
PTE R. BISSETT“ “
PTE J. McP.LESLIE“ “
PTE D. MACDONALD“ “
PTE D. MACLEAY“ “
PTE W. J. MACRAE“ “
PTE D. PIRIE“ “
PTE J. S. MACINTOSH CAMERONS
PTE W. G. MACKAY“ “
PTE R. J. MACKERCHAR“ “
PTE D. JACK BLACK WATCH
Avoch War Memorial

Attribution: Mr John W Bruce, Dingwall.

Avoch War Memorial

The War Memorial was the site of a midnight service on 31 December 1999.

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