By Stephanie and Megan
Purpose of a War Memorial
A war memorial is a building, monument or
statue to remember a war or victory, or to
commemorate those who died or were injured in
Local War Memorials
This memorial commemorates the residents of
South Uist who were killed or missing in World
War I and World War II.
Many of these memorials were destroyed after
the First World War. After the Second World
War, the names of those who died in that war
were also added to the memorial.
Why it’s important to Remember
It’s important to remember the people who
fought in the war for our country and who are