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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
West Lothian
Town
West Calder
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 December 1921
    Attended by: Lieutenant General SIR FRANCIS J DAVIES KCB, KCMG, KCVO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44688
Current location

Junction of East End and Harburn Road
West Calder
West Lothian
Lothian
EH55 8AB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 01894 63203
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND OBELISK. INSCRIPTION ON 3 BRONZE PLAQUES ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH for WW1 and a 4th for WW2
Inscription
SIDE ONE: IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THE DISTRICT/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY'S SAKE IN/ THE GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1919. OTHER SIDES: (NAMES) ALSO TO THE GLORIOUS/MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF THIS DISTRICT/WHO FELL IN/THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, M
Allan, W R
Anderson, D A
Anderson, E
Anderson, J
Andrew, T
Archibald, J
Arnott, J
Bell, C
Bell, W
See details for all 223 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 112
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 111
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 111
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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