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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Falkirk
Town
Larbert
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13438
Current location

Larbert Station
Main Street
Larbert
Falkirk
Central
FK5 3LA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 86065 82545
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Badge of the Royal Scots above inscription. Gilt lettering on black marble.
Inscription
QUINTINSHILL RAIL DISASTER/ 22ND MAY 1915/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THE 1/7TH BATTALION/ THE ROYAL SCOTS LEITH TERRITORIAL BATTALION/ WHO LEFT LARBERT STATION ON THEIR WAY TO/ THE FRONT TO FIGHT FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ BUT WHO MET THEIR DEATHS IN A RAIL DISASTER/ AT QUINTINSHILL OUTSIDE GRETNA/ "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"/ ERECTED BY CLLR. W. BUCHANAN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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