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Memorial details

Memorial type
Memorial homes / Alms houses
District
Glasgow
Town
Gartcosh
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Gavin Lennox (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1933
    Attended by: MAJOR WILLIAM PETTIGREW
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43849
Current location

72
Lochend Road
Gartcosh
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G69 8AQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 69882 68116
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NURSES HOME (now a private residence) SINGLE STOREY IRREGULAR PLAN COTTAGE WITH GATEPIERS AND a plaque for each war on the piers.
Inscription
TO/THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN/SACRED MEMORY/OF/THOSE FROM THIS DISTRICT/WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/IN/THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/"At the going down of the sun and in/ the morning we shall remember them"// TO/THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN/SACRED MEMORY/OF/THOSE FROM THIS DISTRICT/WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/IN/THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945/"At the going down of the sun and in/ the morning we shall remember them"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment
    Order of information: surname with the women last
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Ashlar
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Costs

Comments: COLVILLE'S MAGAZINE (the house magazine) of Colville and Sons Ltd, Archibald Russell Ltd, and Smith and McLean Ltd) records that of the estimated cost of £800, £500 was provided by the Benevolent Fund of Smith and McLean Ltd whose steel-sheet rolling mills provided most of the employment in the village.
Memorial: £800

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,public
Reference

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