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Memorial details

Memorial type
Arch
District
Clydesdale
Town
Lesmahagow
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 Apr 1922
    Attended by: RIGHT HONOURABLE EARL OF HOME
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22 Apr 1922
    Attended by: THE MODERATOR OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11375
Current location

Lesmahagow Cemetery
Strathaven Road
Lesmahagow
Clydesdale
Strathclyde
ML11 0DN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 810 390
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone arch with wooden gate and WW1 names listed on two wooden panels on either side of the interior. Stone cross on top of roof. There is a stone dedication tablet at top centre of the arch and on either side of the arch on the back of the arch, inside the cemetery are bronze plaques for the WW2 names. The memorial covers Lesmahagow, Coalburn, Blackwood and Kirkfieldbank. The images of the WW2 plaques are not good enough to read.
Inscription
(above entrance) TO THE/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ FROM THIS PARISH WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 + 1918 (each of two boards inside arch) THE ROLL OF HONOUR 1914 1919/ (names in 3 columns)/SERVANTS OF GOD/ WELL DONE (each of 2 plaques) 1939-1945/ROLL OF/HONOUR/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, James
Adamson, John
Aird, James
Anderson, John
Arneil, Thomas S
Baillie, John
Baird, Hugh
Baxter, Andrew
Baxter, Thomas
Beattie, William
See details for all 146 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 146
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 146
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, home town
    Order of information: home town THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 84
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 84
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town
    Order of information: home town THEN surname
Components
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
South Lanarkshire council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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