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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kyle And Carrick
Town
Dundonald
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: January 1921
    Attended by: Lieut.-General Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston, K.C.B., M.P., late commanding the 8th Army Corps.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11378
Current location

Junction of Drybridge Road
Main Street and Kilmarnock Road
Dundonald
Kyle And Carrick
Strathclyde
KA2 9HB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 36531 34642
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross with celtic carvings on face, with wreath, inscription and sword carved on the shaft. Dedication and names written in black on the base.
Inscription
(on cross): THEY/ COUNTED/ NOT/ THEIR LIVES/ DEAR UNTO/ THEM-/ SELVES/ 1914 1918 (on base v6 o'clock face): IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE CONNECTED WITH THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR (names on the 3 o'clock, 9 o'clock and 12 o'clock faces)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Archibald T
Allan, John
Briggs, William
Cairns, John
Campbell, George
Clark, Sydney
Clue, Percy
Coulter, Williamk
Currie, William J
Cuthbert, Robert F
See details for all 55 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forename, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=3135&mforum=warmemscot
  • The Scotsman - Thursday, 13th January 1921, page 5 WAR MEMORIALS DUNDONALD. - A Celtic cross was unveiled at Dundonald to the memory of 54 men of the parish who fell in the war by Lieut.-General Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston, K.C.B., M.P., late commanding the 8th Army Corps

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