VIA: The Second World War in Northern Ireland

The Commando Memorial.


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The Commando Memorial is a Category A listed monument in Lochaber, Scotland, dedicated to the men of the original British Commando Forces raised during World War II.

Situated around a mile from the village of Spean Bridge, it overlooks the training areas of the Commando Training Depot established in 1942 at Achnacarry Castle.

Unveiled in 1952 by the Queen Mother, it is one of Scotlandís best-known monuments, both as a war memorial and as a tourist attraction offering views of Ben Nevis and Aonach MÚr.