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Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)
Monument to 79th Queen's own Cameron Highlanders killed in Egypt and The Sudan (1882–1887)

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Three-stepped square base surmounted by a tapered plinth and a figure of a Cameron Highlander with rifle in one hand, the butt of which rests on the ground. The figure of a sphinx rests on a step behind the feet of the Cameron Highlander. There is an inscription on the sides of the plinth. The unveiling date was chosen to mark the centenary of the regiment. The Directors of the Highland Railway gifted the ground

Date

1893

Medium

Portland stone

Measurements

H 1820 x W 900 x D 900 cm

Accession number

IV1_DO_S013

Acquisition method

commissioned by Alexander Ross, the Provost of Inverness

Work type

War memorial

Owner

The Highland Council

Custodian

The Highland Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

C (Scotland)

Unveiling date

14th July 1893

Listing date

15/06/81

Access

at all times

Inscription description

north-west face: ATBARA / 8TH APRIL 1896 / KILLED AND DIED OF WOUNDS / MAJOR R.F.L. NAPIER. /" " " B.C. URQUHART. / CAPT. C. FINDLAY./NO 3499 CPL D. MCLEOD. / " " 3149 LCE CPL A. MICKLETHWAITE. / " " 3746 " " T. CULLEN. / " " 3260 PIPER J. STEWART. / " " 2778 PTE. W. BARTLETT. / " " 3928 " " W. WILLIAMSON. / " " 3562 " " R. MCKEE. / " " 3239 " " J. MONAGHAN. / " " 3410 " " I. TAYLOR. /" " 2916 " " F. CHESWHORTH. /" " 3040 " " R.WILKINSON. /" " 3435 " " W.GALLOWAY. / " " 3328 " " J. FLEMING. / " " 3197 " " E. TOOLEY. / " " 2581 " " J. MARKHAM. / DIED OF DISEASE / NO 2904 PTE. W. COOPER. / " " 2972 " " D. KERTON. / " " 2926 " " T. TAYLOR. / " " 3208 " " G. DA COSTA. / " " 3655 " " T.CAMERON. / " " 3378 " " T. CROSS. / " " 3837 " " W. CUTHBERT / " " 3428 " " G. STAGPOLE. / " " 3766 " " P. MCLEOD. / " " 2592 " " D. BROWN. / KOSHEH / KILLED UP THE NILE / LIEUTENANT WILLLIAM GORDON CAMERON PRIVATE JOSEPH STEVENSON / COLOUR SERGT ANDREW MCEWEN GRAY " " ALEXANDER MCLEOD / COLUR SERGT JOHN WELLS " " ALEXANDER ADDIE / LANCE SERGT ARTHUR HARTLEY " " JOHN MCGREGOR / CORPORAL GREGOR CATTANACH " " JOHN BENNET / PIPER ALEXANDER MCDONALD " " CHARLES MURRAY / DRUMEMR THOMAS CLELLAND " " WILLIAM DAVIDSON / PRIVATE WILLIAM HATCH " " JOHN GAGAN / " " JAMES TRIMBLE " " WILLIAM PRIDGEON / " " THOMAS COLLAN " " WILLIAM ROBINSON / " " THOMAS FARRINGTON " " JAMES MCLEOD / " " DAVID MCKENZIE " " HENRY HALL / " " JOHN KENNEDY " " HUGH CRAIG / " " JOHN MCLAREN " " JAMES SLATER / " " DAVID HOGG " " JOHN MCLAGGAN; north-east face: GINNISS / PRIVATE WILLIAM M SEMPLE PRIVATE JOHN GRANT / " " DAVID URQUHART " " ROBERT MCRAE / " " DAVID THOW " " JOHN MCLAGGAN / " " THOMAS MCCABE " " JAMES BRIDGE / " " JOHN REEVES " " CHARLES ROBERTS / " " MICHAEL DODD " " WILLIAM GOW / " " WILLIAM ROBERTSON " " JOHN HAMILTON / " " MICHAEL NAUGHTON " " ROBERT MILLS / " "WILLIAM BROWN " " DONALD MCGILVRAY / " " JAMES WILSON " " DONALD MCKENZIE / " " JOHN SMITH " " WILLIAM CAWTE / " " JAMES CAMERON " " WILLIAM ELLIOT / " " THOMAS DODDS " " JAMES KENNEDY / " " MICHAEL CARRIGAN " " ALEXANDER KELLY / " " ALEXANDER KIDD " " JAMES MCCOURT / " " WILLIAM MORRISON " " PETER GREEN / " " HUGH MCKAY " " WILLIAM MADEN/BOY WILLIAM ROLLS; south-east face: KHARTOUM / WND SEP. 1898. / KILLED AND DIED OF WOUNDS.NO 3616 LCE CPL. A. ALLAN / " " 2869 PTE. T. HUGHES. / " " 3674 " " A. MILLER, / DIED OF DISEASE NO 2235 SERGT J. POLLOCK. / " " 3639 CPL. D. PEEBLES. / " " 3672LCE CPL W. GRINDLAY. / " " 3532 " " W. ROBSON. / " " 2691 PTE w. HITCHCOX. / " " 2758 " " S. COPPEN. / " " 2909 " " J. MURRAY. / " " 3974 " " J. MCANDREW. / " " 3427 " " A. MCKENZIE. / " " 2479 " " A. BARR. / " " 2621 " " A. BROWN. / " " 3221 " " J. BUCKERIDGE. / " " 3782 " " J. DOW. / " " 2636 " " C. FORD. / " " 3684 " " D. MCKENZIE. / " " 3788 " " J. MCFARLANE. / " " 3504 " " J. MCLENNAN. / " " 3578 " " A. SLATER. " / " 3271 " " C. CLIFTON. / " " 3677 " " R. HAY. / EGYPT / 79th / THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS / ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS / AND MEN, PAST AND PRESENT, IN MEMORY OF THEIR / COMRADES WHO DIED IN EGYPT / 1882–1887 / NOMINAL POLL OF OFFICERS, NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS / AND MEN WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION, OR DIED OF WOUNDS OR / DISEASE CONTRACTED IN EGYPT AND THE SUDAN; south-west face: TEL-EL-KEBIR / KILLED AT TEL-EL-KEBIR / CPL WILLIAM CATTANACH PRIVATE ROBERT BROWN / PRIVATE ALEXANDER DENNISTON " " WILLIAM SMITH / " " GEORGE RUGG " " JAMES POLLOCK / " " JOHN HYSLOP " " ALEXANDER PATERSON / " " WILLIAM SIMON " " WILLIAM BODEL / " " GEORGE CRAWFORD " " DAVID MURRAY / " " THOMAS KING " " ALEXANDER MURRAY / " " DONALD CAMERON " " WILLIAM MCKENZIE / DIED AT CAIRO / CAPT WEDDERBURN C HALKETT CPL. JAMES DOUGLAS / SGT. WILLIAM MCPHERSON CPL. DANIEL COCHRANE / SGT. JOHN MCGREGOR GRANT L. CPL. ROBERT GLEN / SGT. JAMES GUTHRIE L. CPL. WALTER SMITH / PRIVATE DUNCAN MCLEOD PRIVATE JAMES IRELAND


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