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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Clydebank
Town
Hardgate
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th August 1921
    Attended by: SIR WILLIAM RAEBURN MP
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1951
    Attended by: LORD LIEUTENANT OF DUNBARTONSHIRE
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44684
Current location

PUBLIC PARK
Roman Rd
Hardgate
Clydebank
Strathclyde
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 500 720
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CELTIC STYLE WHEEL CROSS ON TAPERING PLINTH AND ROUGH HEWN SINGLE STEP FIELD STONE PLINTH INVERTED SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
ERECTED BY/ THE INHABITANTS/ IN/ PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ DUNTOCHER AND HARDGATE/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ ALSO/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, A
Allan, G
Beckett, J
Black, D
Boden, J
Boyce, J
Brodie, G
Brogan, ?
Caldwell, J
Cameron, R
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 13FT
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Condition
History
2006, September: According to Evening Times memorial was due to be inspected and repaired. MEMORIAL WAS DESTROYED BY ENEMY ACTION ON THE NIGHT OF THE CLYDEBANK BLITZ 13/14 MARCH 1941. REPLACEMENT WAS PAID FOR BY THE WAR DAMAGE COMMISSION AND ERECTED IN 1951
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • CB 01

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