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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Balvicar (Isle Of Seil)
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44597
Current location

North of the old graveyard.
B8003 (Cuan ferry road) just south of the junction with the B844 for Easdale.
Balvicar (Isle Of Seil)
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA34 4RJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 76328 16731
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin cross surmounting a garnite plinth, on a 2 step base. Laurel wreath draped across the centre of the cross and inscription. In a railed enclosure up a flight of steps from the road
Inscription
On the cross-LEST WE FORGET On the plinth- 6 o'clock face- PARISH / OF / KILBRANDON / IN MEMORY AND IN HONOUR / OF OUR GALLANT SONS, WHO / BEING FAITHFUL EVEN UNTO / DEATH, FOUGHT FOR RIGHT / AND FREEDOM IN THE /GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / "AN AINM BIDH BUAN / GU SUTHAIN SIOR" 2 side faces- [WW1 names] 3rd side face-[WW1 names] / 2nd WORLD WAR 1939-1945 / [names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Donald
Brown, John
Bruce, John
Cameron, Hugh
Cameron, Sam.
Campbell, Archd.
Campbell, John
Campbell, Neil
Campbell, Robt.
Craig, Peter
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname, forename
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Argyll & Bute 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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