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Departure
Nov 1943

The departure of the 51st Highland Division from Sicily in late 1943

Sferro, Sicily

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Sferro, Sicily

Memorial to the 51st Highland Division at Sferro Hill, Sicily. 4th November 1943, on Sferro Hill, in the presence of representatives of the 51st Highland Division this stone Celtic Cross was unveiled. A service entitled "51st Highland Division - Dedication of Memorial" was held. The total casualties of the Division in the campaign had been 124 Officers and 1312 other ranks.

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St. Valéry
Stained Glass Window

This window, dedicated in June 1990, is a gift from the highland cities and towns of Scotland and commemorates fifty years of their special association with the people and township of St. Valéry en Caux with Inverness and began in the difficult circumstances of 1940 when the German army converged on the town and the combined allied forces comprising the French 9 St Corps and the 51st Highland Division.

North Inch Memorial

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North Inch Memorial
Perth

Memorial to the 51st Highland Division in North Inch, Perth.

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51(H) Recce Reg
Stained Glass Window

Stained glass memorial window in Nairn Old Parish Church, dedicated to the 51st (Highland) Reconnaissance Regiment and Captain Leslie A Meek.

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Highland Division Tapestry

The Highland Division Tapestry, designed by Alan Herriot, and bought by funds raised by the 51st Highland Division Veterans Association was unveiled by Brigadier Mel Jamieson, the Lord Lieutenant of Perth and Kinross on 8 June 2008.

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La Roche Memorial

Memorial dedicated to the men of the 51st Highland Division who fell in the operation to take La Roche as part of the Ardennes offensive in January 1945.

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Stalag XXb, Marienburg

The Memorial at Stalag XXb, Marienburg (now Malbork) unveiled in September 2009

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Memorials
Section Intro

This section covers the memorials to the 51st Highland Division.

Like other areas of the website it is currently incomplete and will gradually be added to, providing a description and photograph of each memorial as and when we're able to.

If you have any photographs (recent or old) of memorials to the men of the 51st Highland Division please send them to us and we'll add them to the site - yoncanhelp@51hd.co.uk

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St. Valéry
Memorial Stone

Memorial Stone and inscription to the fallen of the 51st Highland Division at St. Valéry-en-caux

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Ypres
Black Watch Corner

Memorial statue of a Black Watch soldier unveiled at Ypres, Belgium, to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WWI in 1914 and the First Battle of Ypres.

Captain Derek Lang Path

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Captain Derek Lang Path
Veules-les-Roses

Dedication of the path up the cliff from of Veules-les-Roses to Captain Derek Lang. The path was opened by Sarah Hunt, daughter of Sir Derek, in June 2015

 

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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras

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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras
Commonwealth Section

The Commonwealth section of the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery was begun in March 1916, behind the French military cemetery established earlier. It continued to be used by field ambulances and fighting units until November 1918. The cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice when graves were brought in from the battlefields and from two smaller cemeteries in the vicinity. The cemetery contains 2651 Commonwealth Burials of the First World War.

Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras

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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras

Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery is in the western part of the town of Arras in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle, near the Citadel, approximately 2 kilometres due west of the railway station.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial

Memorial sculpture by G.H. Paulin. Unveiled at Beaumont-Hamel in 1924 by Marshal Foch.

Beaumont Hamel Memorial (1924)

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Beaumont Hamel Memorial (1924)
1924

Photograph of the Memorial at Beaumont Hamel (Somme) included in the official programme on the unveiling on 28th September 1924. A figure can be seen to the left of the photo, providing a reference to the size of the monument.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (cover)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (cover)
Unveiling Programme, 1924

Cover of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 2)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 2)
Unveiling Programme, page 2

Second page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 3)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 3)
Unveiling Programme (page 3)

Third page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 4)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 4)
Unveiling Programme (page 4)

Forth page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 5)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 5)
Unveiling Programme (page 5)

Fifth page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 6)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 6)
Unveiling Programme (page 6)

Sixth page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 7)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 7)
Unveiling Programme (page 7)

Seventh and final page of the Unveiling programme for the Memorial at Beaumont-Hamel. Page contains a poem entitled "The Tryst", written by Lauchlan MacLean Watt. Published in "Northern Numbers : Representative Selections From Certain Living Scottish Poets", Edited by C. M. GRIEVE and published by T. N. FOULIS. 1921.

Sferro Memorial (1943)

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Sferro Memorial (1943)
239th Field Park Coy Royal Engineers

This photograph was kindly sent to us by Janet Cardigan. The photo belonged to Janet's Uncle (George Edward Stone) who was with 239th Field Park Coy Royal Engineers.

Memorial Plaque, Nairn Old Parish Church

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Memorial Plaque, Nairn Old Parish Church
51st (H) Recce Reg

The Plaque and Roll of Honour in Nairn Old Parish Church.

The inscription reads "To the glory of God and to the memory of the men of the 51st (Highland) Reconnaissance Regiment who fell at the Battle of El Alamein October 1942 and who worshipped in this church the previous winter"

The plaque was unveiled by Gen Wimberley, GOC 51st Highland Division from mid 1941 and throughout the Desert Campaign, during a Service of Remembrance held on Sunday 9th April 1950 (Easter Sunday). The service was conducted by the Padre Rev Thos. W. Topping and the Minister, Rev Donald M McDonald, 25 old comrades and relatives attending.

Memorial Unveiling, St. Valery, 1950

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Memorial Unveiling, St. Valery, 1950
1950

A photograph of a press cutting, looking down on the devastated St. Valery on the occasion of the unveiling of the 51st Highland Davison Memorial in 1950

St Valéry, Commemorative Window

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St Valéry, Commemorative Window

This window shows the harbour inlet and town of St. Valéry within an aerial landscape incorporating the surrounding countryside which was involved in the action of 1940, together with the abrupt division by the cliffs between it and the sea which were both of extreme significance to the events of the time.

St Valéry Stained Glass window

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St Valéry Stained Glass window

This memorial window, dedicated in June 1990, is a gift from the highland cities and towns of Scotland and commemorates fifty years of their special association with the people and township of St. Valéry en Caux with Inverness which began in the difficult circumstances of 1940 when the German army converged on the town and the combined allied forces comprising the French 9 St Corps and the 51st Highland Division.

North Inch Memorial

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North Inch Memorial
Perth

Monument, made by Alan Herriot. North Inch, Perth.

North Inch Memorial

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North Inch Memorial
Perth

Alan Herriot's monument to the 51st located at North Inch, Perth.

North Inch Memorial

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North Inch Memorial
Perth

Memorial to the 51st Highland Division at North Inch, Perth.

51 (H) Recce Reg Memorial Window

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51 (H) Recce Reg Memorial Window
Nairn Old Parish Church

The 51st (Highland) Reconnaissance Regiment Memorial Window, Nairn Old Parish Church, 1996

Nairn Old Parish Church Memorial Window Detail

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Nairn Old Parish Church Memorial Window Detail

Small information plaque detailing of the memorial window at Nairn Old Parish Church to the 51st (H) Reconnaissance Regiment.

General Lang, POW Veterans

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General Lang, POW Veterans
60th Anniversary of St. Valery

General Lang (centre right / with cane) with POW Veterans at the Highland Division Monument during the 60th Anniversary of the 1940 St. Valery Battle. Dr Tom Renouf is on General Lang’s right shoulder - very much his right hand man and natural successor.

Sferro Hills Momument

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Sferro Hills Momument

Photograph taken 2006 by Brigadier (Ret'd) CS Grant OBE

Leslie A Meek Memorial Window

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Leslie A Meek Memorial Window
25 May 2008

The 'Leslie A Meek Memorial Window' dedicated on 25 May 2008. Captain Meek was the author of 'The brief History of the 51st (H) Reconnaissance Regiment'.

51st Highland Division Tapestry

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51st Highland Division Tapestry

The Highland Division Tapestry at St Johns Church, Perth. Designed by Alan Herriot, and bought by funds raised by the 51st Highland Division Veterans Association. Unveiled by Brigadier Mel Jamieson, the Lord Lieutenant of Perth and Kinross on 8 June 2008.

La Roche Memorial

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La Roche Memorial

51HD Memorial, La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium. Photo taken on 27th February 2009 by Didier Renard

Stalag XXB Memorial

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Stalag XXB Memorial

Memorial on the site of Stalag XXB, Marienburg. Kindly sent by Andrzej Gilewski, a resident of Malbork (previously known as Marienburg).

Stalag XXB Memorial Inscription

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Stalag XXB Memorial Inscription

Memorial on the site of Stalag XXB, Marienburg. Kindly sent by Andrzej Gilewski, a resident of Malbork (previously known as Marienburg).

Tom Renouf remembers fallen

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Tom Renouf remembers fallen
Remembering the fallen

Tom Renouf remembers the fallen (centre) with Major Pilcher MC (right).

St. Valéry Memorial Stone

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St. Valéry Memorial Stone
taken 2010

51st Highland Division Memorial at St. Valéry. The inscription reads "In proud and grateful memory of all ranks of the 51st (Highland) Division who gave their lives during the war 1939-45"

Sferro Monument (from P. Hooton)

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Sferro Monument (from P. Hooton)

Sferro Monument, August 2010, Sicily. Taken by P. Hooton

Tom Renouf, Dundee

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Tom Renouf, Dundee
Black Watch Memorial, Dundee

Tom Renouf with fellow veteran Dougie Roger at the Black Watch Memorial in Dundee.

2nd Bat. Highlanders ACF (Beaumont Hamel)

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2nd Bat. Highlanders ACF (Beaumont Hamel)
at Beaumont Hamel

2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF at Beaumont Hamel

2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF

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2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF
at St.Valéry en Caux Memorial

2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF at the 51st Highland Division Memorial at St.Valéry en Caux.

2nd Bn. Highlanders ACF at Beaumont Hamel Memorial

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2nd Bn. Highlanders ACF at Beaumont Hamel Memorial
October, 2011

2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF at Beaumont Hamel Memorial

2nd Bn. The Highlanders ACF at St.Valéry Memorial

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2nd Bn. The Highlanders ACF at St.Valéry Memorial
October, 2011

2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF at the 51st Highland Division Memorial at St.Valéry en Caux.

Black Watch Corner Memorial

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Black Watch Corner Memorial

A statue of a Black Watch soldier has been unveiled in Belgium to mark the centenary of World War One. The bronze statue, designed by Edinburgh sculptor Alan Herriot, was installed in front of 300 regimental veterans at Black Watch Corner.

Cpt Derek Lang Path Unveiled

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Cpt Derek Lang Path Unveiled
Vueles-les-Roses, June 2015

The town of Vueles-les-Roses, just to the east of St. Valery, dedicate the path up the cliff to Captain Derek Lang. The path was opened by Sarah Hunt, daughter of Sir Derek.

Cpt Derek Lang Path, Vueles-les-Roses

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Cpt Derek Lang Path, Vueles-les-Roses
Vueles-les-Roses

Photograph of Sarah Hunt, Daughter of Sir Derek Lang Path at the unveiling of the cliffside path dedicated to him at Vueles-les-Roses in June 2015.