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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Motherwell
Town
Cleland
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MR T R ORR (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 September 1921
    Attended by: SIR ROBERT K STEWART
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44541
Current location

ouutside Cleland Railway Station
Omoa Road
Cleland
Motherwell
Strathclyde
ML1 5QR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 80250 58416
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A FINELY PROPORTIONED tapered RUSTIC OBELISK on pedestal and 4 stage base. FLAG, SWORD AND LAUREL WREATH IN BRONZE ON FRONT FACE. The dedication is on the 6 o'clock face of the top base, and the WW2 names on the 3 o'clock face of the top base. The WW1 names include 2 Italian soldiers.
Inscription
Top Base 6 o'clock face-ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM CLELAND AND DISTRICT/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 All 4 faces of the pedestal-[names] Top Base 3 o'clock face-THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-46/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adair, John
Arnott, James
Barclay, Alexander
Beattie, John
Bell, David
Boslem, Daniel
Brennan, John
Brown, Robert
Campbell, John J
Carrigan, Michael
See details for all 101 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 80
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year died, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: year died THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, 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, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Rubislaw
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Rubislaw
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
NORTH LANARKSHIRE District 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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