War Memorials in Brechin

Style: Sandstone column and base, set within a walled area and accessed by steps. World War 1 names are listed on bronze plaques attached to the memorial. World War 2 names are listed on a bronze plaque attached to the North wall. Further names from subsequent conflicts are listed on a polished granite tablet attached to the North wall.

Wars: World War 1 & 2

Unveiled by the Countess of Dalhousie on 23 December 1923.

Designed by Wright & Wrigley of Wakefield.

BRECHIN

Style: Granite needle on a square and stepped base within a garden area. The lettering is leaded and painted black.

Wars: World War 1 & 2

EDZELL BRECHIN

Style: Granite pillar on a stepped base with Celtic engravings. The lettering is leaded and painted black. The lettering was originally leaded in purple and scarlet.

War: World War 1

Designed & sculpted by William Lamb, artist & former soldier, in Montrose.

FARNELL BRECHIN

Style: Square granite pillar on a stepped base, topped with a lion. Lettering is leaded and painted black.

Wars: World War 1 & 2

Unveiled in May 1921 by Captain Scott Erskine of Balhall.

MENMUIR BRECHIN

Style: Granite Celtic cross on a square plinth and stepped base. Lettering is leaded and painted black.

Wars: World War 1 & 2

Unveiled on 29 August 1920 by Mrs Hugh Campbell.

Designed by Charles Davidson & Sons, monumental sculptors, Brechin.

STRACATHRO BRECHIN

Style: Stylistic cairn constructed from granite blocks, set on a granite block base. Enclosed by a metal railing with a gate. Letters are engraved and painted white.

War: World War 1

TARFSIDE BRECHIN

Style: Carved marble plaque set in to the boundary wall of the churchyard. Lettering is carved into the plaque and painted black.

War: World War 1

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