MHG53418 - Memorial to Sergeant John Meikle, Station Road, Dingwall


A memorial to Sergeant John Meidle VC MM, killed in action 20th July 1918.

Type and Period (2)

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (Erected, First World War - 1918 AD to 1918 AD)
  • WAR MEMORIAL (Erected, First World War - 1918 AD to 1918 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A memorial stone erected in memory of Sergeant John Meikle VC MM. The inscription reads: "In memory of Sergt John Meikle V.C M.M late clerk at Nitshill Station who enlisted in H.M. Forces (Seaforth Highlanders) 8th February 1915 during the Great War and was killed in action on 20th July 1918. Erected by his railway comrades".
The memorial formerly stood at Nitshill railway station but was moved to Dingwall because of vandalism. This information together with photographs was submitted to the HER by Martin Briscoe in February 2010. <1><2>

See HES Canmore record for more photos of the memorial.

GIS spatial data created 2019 based on OS Master Map. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 55280 58614 (8m by 15m) Approximate
Map sheet NH55NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish DINGWALL

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