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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Kilmarnock And Loudoun
Town
Darvel
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13360
Current location

Hastings Square
Darvel
Kilmarnock And Loudoun
Strathclyde
KA17 0DR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 56317 37469
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Fine obelisk on square plinth. bronze wreath and Cross on front face.
Inscription
Base of Shaft-TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEMSELVES/ & LIVING SACRIFICE WW1 Plaque- Column 1- ROYAL SCOTS FUS./[names]/AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY/[names]/ROYAL NACY/[name] Column 2-R.E. ARTILLERY/[names]/R.G. ARTILLERY/[names]/ROYAL ENGINEERS/[names]/SCOTS GUARDS/[name]/ROYAL SCOTS/[names]/K.O.S.B. /[names] Column 3-SCOTTISH RIFLES/[names]/BLACK WATCH/[names]/MANCHESTER REGIMENT/[name]/H.L. INFANTRY/[names]/SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS/[names] Column 4-GORDON HIGHLANDERS/[names]/CAMERON HIGHLANDERS/[names]/A & S HIGHLANDERS/[names]/MOTOR MACHINE GUN CORPS/[name]/MACHINE GUN CORPS/[names] Column 5-ARMY SERVICE CORPS/[name]/ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS/[names]/CANADIAN CONTINGENT/[names]/AUSTRALIAN CONTINGENT/[names]/NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENT/[name]/MILITARY NURSING SERVICE/[name]/NEW ZEALAND DEFENCE FORCE/[name] WW2 Plaque Column 1-ROYAL NAVY/[names]/ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS/[name]/CAMERONS/[name]/CAMERONIANS/[name]/GORDONS/[name]/LONDON SCOTTISH/[name]/ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS/[name]/ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS/[name] Column 2-ROYAL ARTILLERY/[names]/ROYAL ENGINEERS/[names]/ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS/[names]/ROYAl TANK REGIMENT/[names]/ROYAL AIR FORCE/[names] At base of the 2 columns-WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aird, John M
Alston, James
Alston, Thomas
Anderson, Alexander
Anderson, John
Armour, Thomas
Auld, Robert
Baird, George
Barclay, John
Black, Joseph
See details for all 144 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 112
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: service THEN surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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