new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Commemorative memorial on B863 near Callert House | by Doffcocker
Back to photostream

Commemorative memorial on B863 near Callert House

Commemorative memorial on B863 near Callert House

 

NN 09834 60500

 

This memorial is on the North side of the B863 just East of Callert House.

 

It commemorates a death in a car accident on 19th July 1916.

 

The memorial is polished pink granite and is 725MM high x 680MM wide. On a 920MM x 300MM x 170MM plinth.

 

-------

OPPOSITE THIS SPOT

BROTHER RODERICK MACLEAN

LOST HIS LIFE ON 19 JULY 1916 AGED 40

IN A MOTOR ACCIDENT

AFTER COMPLETING A VISITATION BY

THE PROVINCIAL LODGE OF

INVERNESS-SHIRE

---

FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH

------

 

Evening Telegraph

Thursday 20th July 1916

.

ACCIDENT TO MASONIC DEPUTATION

-

Inverness Man Killed

.

As a Masonic deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge were motoring last night from Kinlochleven the car when near Callart midway between Kinlochleven and Fort William, got out of control, left the road and overturned, throwing out the occupants.

Mr Roderick Maclean, of Inverness, was killed and two other members of the deputation were injured

 

------

 

Scotsman 21st July 1916

.

INVERNESS DEPUTATION IN MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT

---

ONE MAN KILLED; THREE INJURED

---

A FATAL motor car accident occurred at a later hour on Wednesday near Callart, about midway between Fort William and Kinlochleven. One of several motor cars with a deputation of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Inverness-shire, who had been to Kinlochmore to consecrate a new Masonic Lodge there, swerved over the road and turned completely over, killing one of the occupants and injuring three others.

The man who received fatal injuries was Roderick, stationer, Inverness.

The names of those hurt are :- David MacLean, plumber; John McLeod, printer; and William M'Gillivray, chauffeur - all belonging to Inverness.

It has not yet been definitely ascertained how the accident occurred.

The deputation abandoned the programme of visitation of Lodges that had been arranged. Mr M'Lean carried on business in Inverness for a number of years and was married last year.

---

 

248 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on April 4, 2014