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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Renfrew
Town
Lochwinnoch
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44526
Current location

Harvey Square
Lochwinnoch
Renfrew
Strathclyde
PA12 4HE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 35344 58783
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The memorial is a granite Celtic cross on a low tapering block and plinth which contain the dedication inscription and roll of names on 3 faces. The main face of the monument is west facing. The west facing Celtic cross shaft, arms and wheel are heavily embossed with knotwork. The back of the shaft of the cross has an incised inverted sword of sacrifice. The overall height of the memorial is 4 to 5m. The memorial is surrounded by low metal railing and is set in a mature square/garden with large trees and mature shrubs.
Inscription
Face 1: IN MEMORY OF/THE MEN FROM THIS DISTRICT/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/____ERECTED 1921 Face 2-(WW1 names Allan to Kerr) Face 3- (WW1 names Kilpatrick to Young) Face 4- 1939-1945/(names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, T
Anderson, J
Andrew, J
Arthur, C
Brown, W
Cockburn, H
Cole, R
Connell, R. A. C.
Cooper, R
Coull, J
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4500mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £800

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Renfrewshire Council
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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