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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Motherwell
Town
Morningside
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Scott and Rae (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 September 1921
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel D DALE LOGAN DSO RAMC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44554
Current location

On the Border of the former Allanton Estate near Auchter Burn
Morningside
Motherwell
Strathclyde
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 830 550
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TALL OBELISK ON TAPERING PLINTH AND THREE STEPPED BASE. PLINTH ENCIRCLED BY A WREATH. FLAG IN RELIEF ON FRONT FACE, TOP HALF OF OBELISK
Inscription
(FRONT) IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF MORNINGSIDE/ AND CHAPEL DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE/ OF MORNINGSIDE AND CHAPEL DISTRICT Side Face-SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE YOUTHS/ OF THIS DISTRICT/ WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945 (REVERSE) 225 MEN/ FROM MORNINGSIDE AND CHAPEL/ SERVED IN H.M. FORCES/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ OF THAT NUMBER 35 MEN/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ 4 WERE WOUNDED 3 MADE PRISONERS OF WAR/ AND 6 AWARDED DECORATIONS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archibald, A
Archibald, D
Boyle, H
Broadfoot, J
Callan, W
Cleland, T
Cleland, W
Connor, T
Cormill, J
Curran, J
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 6000MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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