This is situated on the main road to the north on the way out of Stromness.
In memory of the gallant dead who gave their lives for honour and freedom in the European war.
1914 – 1919
Erected by the inhabitants of the town and parish of Stromness assisted by natives of the district in this and in other lands.
“Their name liveth for evermore.”
- The dates for the war are shown as 1914 – 1919.
- The names are listed by year.
- There is an additional plaque on the north side, that looks relatively modern, for three additional names after 1917.
- There are a some names listed as Canadian expeditionary force, men from Stromness frequently served as crew on Hudson Bay Company ships.
The WWII names have been added to a plaque at the rear of the memorial and follows the style of the WWI panels.
To the Glory of God and in sacred memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the Second World War
1939 – 1945