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

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Two Highland infantrymen carrying a wounded comrade between them atop a rough granite stone cairn with plaques on three faces. The memorial commemorates the residents of Oban who were killed or missing in First World War (203 names) and the Second World War (73 names). There is also one name from the Falklands War.

War Memorial




sandstone, rock & concrete

Accession number


Work type

War memorial

Work status


Unveiling date

11th November 1923


at all times

Inscription description

south face: MAIRIDH AN CLIU AGUS / AN AINM GU SIORRUIDH / 1914-1918 / [names] / 1939-1945 / [names]; north face: 1914-1918 / [names] / 1982 FALKLANDS CONFLICT / [name]; west face: 1914-1918 / [names] / 1939-1945 / [names]


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Located at

Corran Esplanade, Oban

PA34 5AF

Situated on the grass verge at the sea front near the junction of Corran Esplanade with Ganavan Road.