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TITLE
Unveiling the war memorial, Eilean Donan Castle
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00795
PLACENAME
Dornie
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
1932
PERIOD
1930s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12488
KEYWORDS
Eilean Donan
war memorials
MacRae
Flanders
Wimereux cemetery
World War I
Great War
Unveiling the war memorial, Eilean Donan Castle

This photograph, showing a large crowd of people, was taken at the unveiling of the War Memorial at Eilean Donan Castle, July 1932. The memorial commemorates the 423 members of the Clan MacRae who died in World War I. They include the Canadian, Lt Col John McCrae, who wrote the poem 'In Flanders Fields'. The memorial is a replica of the seat erected in his memory at Wimereux cemetery in Flanders. The MacRae Memorial at Eilean Donan Castle was unveiled by Lt Col Gilstrap-MacRae


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Unveiling the war memorial, Eilean Donan Castle

ROSS: Lochalsh

1930s

Eilean Donan; war memorials; MacRae; Flanders; Wimereux cemetery; World War I; Great War

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

This photograph, showing a large crowd of people, was taken at the unveiling of the War Memorial at Eilean Donan Castle, July 1932. The memorial commemorates the 423 members of the Clan MacRae who died in World War I. They include the Canadian, Lt Col John McCrae, who wrote the poem 'In Flanders Fields'. The memorial is a replica of the seat erected in his memory at Wimereux cemetery in Flanders. The MacRae Memorial at Eilean Donan Castle was unveiled by Lt Col Gilstrap-MacRae <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a>