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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Lothian
Town
West Calder
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53704
Current location

North wall of vestibule
West Kirk of Calder
West Calder
West Lothian
Lothian
EH55 8EN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 010 630
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Bronze Plaque on marble backboard
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR FOR GOD AND FOR/ THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ OFFICERS/ (NAMES) NCO'S / (NAMES)/ PRIVATES/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, David Alexander
Anderson, Edward
Anderson, John
Andrew, Thomas
Archibald, James
Arnott, James
Bellingham, William John
Bied, Thomas
Blair, Robert
Borda, Felix
See details for all 105 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 105
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 105
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames ,decorations
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=8694&sid=05f8990bb0f94aeca2a9f4f817d0720d&mforum=warmemscot
  • Officers Anderson, David Alexander Lieut. Highland Light Infantry Brash, James Captain MA, DSO, MC Seaforth Highlanders Drummond, William Young 2nd Lieut. MA Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Gray, Alexander Jackson Major Royal Scots Prentice, James 2nd Lieut. Royal Flying Corps Smith, Thomas Lawrie 2nd Lieut Ayrshire Yeomanry Thornton, James 2nd Lieut Royal Flying Corps N.C.O’s Archibald, James MA Corporal Highland Light Infantry Boyd, Alexander Corporal MA Royal Scots Boyd, James L/Corporal Royal Scots Calder, James Sergeant Royal Warwickshire Regiment Clarkson, Thomas Corporal Royal Field Artillery Connell, John L/Corporal Highland Light Infantry Cooper, David L/Corporal Seaforth Highlanders Easton, Robert L/Corporal Seaforth Highlanders Elder, George Corporal Royal Scots Ellis, William L/Corporal Royal Scots Forrest, Archibald L/Corporal Highland Light Infantry Fotheringham, John L/Corporal Seaforth Highlanders Gowans, David Sergeant Royal Scots Grant, James L/Corporal Cameron Highlanders Holmes, Samuel J Sergeant Norfolk Regiment Hope, Thomas Sergeant Hants Regiment Jack, Alexander B Sergeant MM Royal Scots Mackie, Robert L/Bombardier Royal Field Artillery McLagan, Hugh Graham Corporal Royal Field Artillery Prentice, Joseph Sergeant South African Infantry Seath, David L Sergeant MM Cameron Highlanders Sneddon, Robert Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers Torrance, Thomas Sergeant Cameron Highlanders Vickers, Ramsay C Corporal Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Watson, John L/Corporal Seaforth Highlanders Wood, Joseph Sergeant Royal Scottish Fusiliers Privates Anderson, Edward Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Anderson, John Private Royal Scots Andrew, Thomas Private Cameron Highlanders Arnott, James Private Motor Transport, Royal Army Service Corps Bellingham, William John Private Royal Scots Bird, Thomas Private Royal Scots Blair, Robert Private Royal Scots Borda, Felix Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Boyes, Angus Private Royal Scots Boyce, R Robertson Private 6th Canadian Brigade Brash, Robert Private Machine Gun Corps Brown, Alexander Private Royal Scots Bryce, John Private Royal Scots Calder, James Hope Potter Private Royal Scots Carr, Peter Private Highland Light Infantry Chapman, Alexander Private Black Watch Clarkson, John Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Downie, Joseph Private Royal Scots Ferrier, Thomas Private Royal Scottish Fusiliers Forrester, William Private Seaforth Highlanders Gibson, Joseph Private Royal Scots Graham, Robert Private Scots Guards Graham, Charles Robb Private Royal Scots Grandison, William Yates Private Royal Scots Grant, Thomas Private Black Watch Gray, Charles Private Royal Scots Gray, James Private Cameron Highlanders Haldane, William Private Royal Scots Hamilton, James Private Cameron Highlanders Hannah, William Private Royal Army Medical Corps Hardie, John Private Wiltshire Regiment Hardie, George Private Cameron Highlanders Hastie, Matthew Private Highland Light Infantry Irvine, James Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Jamieson, John Douglas Ramsay Private Seaforth Highlanders Lambie, James Stevenson Private (Sapper) Royal Engineers Lewis, Frederick Private Royal Scots McCulloch, Alexander 1st Class Stoker Royal Navy McDonald, Robert Private Cameron Highlanders McGinty, James Private Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders McGinty, William Private Royal Scots McKay, James Private Seaforth Highlanders McKay, John Private Highland Light Infantry McLagan, John Graham Private New Zealand Forces Martin, John Private Royal Scots Martin, Thomas Private Cameron Highlanders Meek, Alexander Private Royal Scots Meek, James Private Royal Scots Millar, James Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Millar, Hugh Private Motor Transport, Royal Army Service Corps Milligan, J Private 47th Canadian Forces Pettigrew, William Private (Sapper) Royal Engineers Prentice, William Private Royal Scots Rae, Alexander Private Black Watch Reid, James Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Reid James Private (Sapper) Royal Engineers Robertson, Duncan Private Queens West Surrey Regiment Robertson, Ebenezer W Private Northumberland Fusiliers Robertson, James Private Royal Scots Roy, Hugh Wright Private Scottish Rifles Scott, Ernest Private Royal Scots Sneddon, Archibald Private Royal Scots Sneddon, Richard Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Stevenson, James Private Machine Gun Corps Stone, James Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Storey, Adam Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Thornton, William Private Royal Fusiliers Watson, Alexander Private Royal Scots Watson, William Private Kings Own Scottish Borderers Whigham, James Private Cameron Highlanders Wilson, Thomas Private Royal Scots Wilson, William Private 5th Dragoon Guards

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