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TITLE
Glenelg War memorial
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00847
PLACENAME
Glenelg
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Glenelg
PERIOD
1920s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12536
KEYWORDS
Glenelg
War Memorial
Glenelg War memorial

Situated south of the village of Glenelg, on the shores of Glenelg Bay , the memorial was commissioned by Lady Scott, formerly of Eilanreach. It was dedicated on 23 October 1920, and unveiled by Sir John Banner and Lady Banner.

The memorial comprises three figures sculpted in bronze - an angel representing Victory, a soldier representing Peace and a female figure representing Humanity. Other symbols include a discarded drum and coronet and a dove. It was sculpted by Louis Reid Deuchars (1870 - 1917) who was working for the architect Sir Robert Stodart Lorimer (1864 - 1929). Among the 20 names listed on the memorial is that of Major Valentine Fleming, father of author and James Bond creator, Ian Fleming.


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Glenelg War memorial

INVERNESS: Glenelg

1920s

Glenelg; War Memorial

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

Situated south of the village of Glenelg, on the shores of Glenelg Bay , the memorial was commissioned by Lady Scott, formerly of Eilanreach. It was dedicated on 23 October 1920, and unveiled by Sir John Banner and Lady Banner.<br /> <br /> The memorial comprises three figures sculpted in bronze - an angel representing Victory, a soldier representing Peace and a female figure representing Humanity. Other symbols include a discarded drum and coronet and a dove. It was sculpted by Louis Reid Deuchars (1870 - 1917) who was working for the architect Sir Robert Stodart Lorimer (1864 - 1929). Among the 20 names listed on the memorial is that of Major Valentine Fleming, father of author and James Bond creator, Ian Fleming. <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>