MHG53188 - Czechoslovak parachutists WWII memorial - Arisaig

Summary

A memorial to the Czech and Slovak soldiers trained by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) in Arisaig during the Second World War.

Type and Period (1)

  • WAR MEMORIAL (Erected, 21st Century - 2009 AD to 2009 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A modern war memorial of polished granite erected in 2009. The main inscription reads: "In memory of all Czech and Slovak soldiers who trained here in 1941 - 1943 as S.O.E. agents" (the Czech text translates as: In remembrance of all the Czech and Slovak soldiers who went through the SOE training here in the years 1941-1943). <1>


<1> Briscoe, J M, 2008-11, Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23810.

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Map

Location

Grid reference NM 65868 86417 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NM68NE
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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