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Current location

Near Community Centre
Manse Road
Whitburn
West Lothian
Lothian
EH47 8EZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 94763 64692
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Statue of a Scottish soldier standing with arms reversed on a square, stepped plinth bearing the inscription and names. The names of those killed in Northern Ireland are inscribed on the front immediately below the inscription for WW1, with the A - H surnames for WW2 on an added panel below this. The WW1 names and H - W names for WW2 are inscribed on separate panels on the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
6 O'Clock face: 1914-1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ FROM WHITBURN AND DISTRICT/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/(NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ 1939 TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY 1945/ OF THE MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES) 9 O'Clock face: (WW1 NAMES)/ (NAME)/ IRAQ 2004 3 O'Clock face: (WW2 NAMES)/ (NAME) KOREA 1952
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, John
Aikman, Thomas
Aitken, William
Allan, James
Allan, James G
Allan, William
Anthony, David
Arnot, George
Arnot, Robert
Baillie, Gawaine
See details for all 95 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, manner of death, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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