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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kyle And Carrick
Town
Straiton
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13417
Current location

At the south end of the village
end of Main Street
north side of the corner where it becomes Newton Stewart Road
Straiton
Kyle And Carrick
Strathclyde
KA19 7NF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 38239 04813
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall celtic cross on a four-stepped stone base. Dedicatory inscription and list of names carved into the top two steps. The inscription is on the top step, and the names on the next step down-on the 6 o'clock face for WW1 and the 3 o'clock face for WW2. Celtic tracery is carved on three sides of the cross.
Inscription
Front face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE BELONGING TO THIS/ PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 1919/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (Names) 3 o'clock face: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, George Gordon
Blair, David G
Blair, Gaspard P
Crombie, Henry
George, William K
Gracie, John
Guthrie, William
Hunter, Alexander F
Macfadzean, William
Macmorland, Robert J
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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