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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Motherwell
Town
Wishaw
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR WILLIAM VICKERS (Sculptor)
Sir John Steell RSA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 March 1920
    Attended by: Revd D A Cameron Reid DD MC of St George's, Glasgow & Revd Wm Clark, Minister of the Church
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44573
Current location

29
Chalmers United Presbyterian Church
East Academy Street
Wishaw
Motherwell
Strathclyde
ML2 8BG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 79703 54806
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
CENTRAL STONE FEATURE DIVIDED INTO THREE PANELS BY MOULDED PILASTRES WITH CROCKETED PINNACLES (for the fallen) and flanked by 6 Oak Panels for the served and returned
Inscription
Stone Tablet below the names tablets for the fallen-1914-1919/THROUGH THE SPONTANEOUS OFFERINGS OF/ A GRATEFUL CONGREGATION/THIS MOMUMENT HAS BEEN ERECTED/TO THE MEMORY OF/THE NOBLE BOYS WHO GAVE,/AND TO THE MEMORY OF/THOSE WHO WERE WILLING TO GIVE/THEIR LIVES TO A CAUSE 3 Names Tablets-[names of the fallen] 6 Oak Panels- ROLL OF HONOUR/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Alexander
Allan, Gordon H
Anderson, James
Anderson, James
Anderson, John
Anderson, John
Anderson, William
Angus, Robert
Arbuckle, Joseph
Banks, Andrew
See details for all 227 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 227
    Served and returned: 186
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forenames, place of death, date of death, age, decorations
    Order of information: date of death for the fallen; surname for the served
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Seaton
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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