War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial

© the estate of Alexander Carrick. Image credit: Peter Amsden / Art UK

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A cairn with inset panels, surmounted by a figure of a kilted soldier with rifle standing by a rock. The memorial is elevated on a raised platform and enclosed to the rear by a boundary wall terminating in square piers with inset date plaques and ball finials. The figure was based on a photograph of Private Robert McLaughlin of the Black Watch who died on the Somme in 1915.

War Memorial




granite & sandstone

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War memorial

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at all times

Inscription description

tablet on cairn: TO COMMEMORATE AND HONOUR / THE MEN OF STH RONALDSAY / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / [names]; Second World War tablet: ALSO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE / 1939-1945 / [names]


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Located at

St Margaret's Hope, South Ronaldsay

KW17 2TJ

Set at the junction of Haybrake Road and A961.