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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Motherwell
Town
Wishaw
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR JOHN CRAWFORD (Designer)
MR JOHN CRAWFORD (Wood Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th June 1920
    Attended by: Revd J A F Dean
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44574
Current location

Wishaw old Parish Church
Kirk Road
Wishaw
Motherwell
Strathclyde
ML2 8LF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 80643 55353
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • In storage
    North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
    High Road
    Motherwell
    Motherwell
    Strathclyde
    ML1 3HU
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NS 74991 57053
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Wishaw High School
    Dryburgh Road
    Wishaw
    Motherwell
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Pedimented wooden board. The pediment features, in low relief, two carved figures representing Art and Literature, and they are surrounded by symbols of these two spheres of creative activity. The sit on either side of the school badge. The school motto is "Qui Non Proficit Deficit" and this is also carved on the memorial. The gold lettering is also in low relief
Inscription
W.H.S./ "QUI NON PROFICET DEFICIT"/ 1914 - 1919 IN MEMORIAM/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boyes, James
Campbell, Archibald
Cunningham, Nisbet
Douglas, John
Fisher, Alexander
Forrest, Samuel H
Forsyth, James
Gibson, James
Gilchrist, George
Girdwood, James
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 3FT, width 6FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
History
Plaque was treated by Sophie Kostin Frames Restoration in 2018 before being installed in Wishaw Old Parish Church on 31st October 2018, on loan from CultureNL Museums.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CultureNL Museums
Reference

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