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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cunninghame
Town
Kilbirnie
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd April 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44521
Current location

Kilbirnie Auld Kirk
Dalry Road
Kilbirnie
Cunninghame
Strathclyde
KA25 6HY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 31472 53653
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Carved Wooden Board supported on the wings of a carved angel, with an epitaph board below the angel. To the left hand side, and part of the memorial, is a stained glass window with a (the?0 church in the background and a person praying at a Latin cross, which has a wreath draped around its centre. Most of the lettering is carved in gold, but some leading letters are in red.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEBERS AND ADHERENTS/ OF THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) Epitaph Board at the Base-GREATER LOVE HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS THAT A/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS" Window-Left Hand Side-NOT BY MIGHT NOR BY POWER Top-BUT BY MY SPIRIT Right Hand Side-SAITH THE LORD OF HOSTS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Mmarshall
Andrews, Robert
Baird, Matthew
Baird, William
Barbour, John
Blackwood, David
Cochrane, Hugh
Connell, James
Crawford, Hugh A
Davidson, James
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 11FT, width 8FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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