War Memorial - SMC173
is the War Memorial Gateway which stands to the north of St
Magnus Cathedral. It is made of pink granite and is an arch
enclosed with a stepped gable. An angel of victory stands
This memorial was built in 1923 during the restoration of
the Cathedral. It was originally intended that the west window
would contain a memorial to Lord Kitchener and the men who
died in the First World War. This was abandoned in favour
of the Kitchener Memorial, on Marwick Head, and
the War Memorial Gateway.
The names of soldiers who died in the Second World War were
added sometime after 1945.