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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Campbeltown
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MR ALEXANDER N PATERSON ARSA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29850
Current location

On the edge of the park
facing Campbeltown Loch
Kinloch Park
The Esplanade
Campbeltown
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA28 6DZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NR 72042 20738
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A four sided column made from roughly hewn grey granite blocks. The top is a stepped point, surmounted by a small cross. On each side within an indented rectangular panel is a cross of paler grey granite. At the base on the front side is a rectangular tablet of smooth grey stone with a carved inscription commemorating the First World War. Beneath this is a rectangular tablet of smooth pale grey stone with an inscription in black lettering commemorating the Second World War. Around the other sides of the base are three tablets of First World War names and four tablets of Second World War names.
Inscription
ON WEST FACE OF BASE: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS TOWN AND PARISH/ WHO/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY./ MAIRIDH AN CLIU GU SIORRUIDH/ ON SEPARATE PLAQUE BELOW: AND/ ALSO TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, James
Anderson, Charles
Anderson, Donald
Anderson, John M
Anderson, Stephen
Andrew, David
Andrew, William
Armour, Archibald
Armour, John
Armour, Peter
See details for all 478 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 349
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 349
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: regiment then surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 123
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 123
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: regiment
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, civilian job, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 4.6m, height 10m, width 4.6m
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble, Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
Very well maintained
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
District and Town Councils
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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