North Inch Memorial
Memorial to the 51st Highland Division at North Inch, Perth.
THE 51ST HIGHLAND DIVISION MEMORIAL
THE NORTH INCH, PERTH
The Memorial to the 51st Highland Division was unveiled and dedicated at a ceremony on 13 May 1995 in a ceremony to mark Victory and Peace in Europe 1945-1995.
The monument was made by Alan Herriot and is of a little Dutch girl welcoming her Highland liberator with a posy of flowers. A twin of the memorial was unveiled in Holland in the previous October. The base is decorated on its four sides. On the flanks are bronze images of the Arms and Corps that served with the Highland Division in the war.
The inscription reads:
"This memorial pays tribute to all who served in the 51st Highland Division in the two World Wars. It symbolises the liberation of our European Allies from occupation and repression in 1945 and commemorates the 50 years of peace that have followed."
Alan Herriot's monument to the 51st located at North Inch, Perth.
Monument, made by Alan Herriot. North Inch, Perth.