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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Lothian
Town
Ratho
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53720
Current location

By Parish Church
at the canal bridge
Ratho
West Lothian
Lothian
EH28 8RA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 13945 70891
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic Cross with names inscribed on base
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE/ MEMORY/ OF OFFICERS/ NCOs & MEN OF/ RATHO/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ LEST WE FORGET/ THOSE WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES/ THAT WE MIGHTR LIVE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adie, John
Anthony, John
Baillie, Robert
Bennie, Walter
Binnie, George
Blakeley, James
Borthwick, George
Bryce, James
Callan, Thomas
Campbell, Fred
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2016-WMT funded low pressure steam clean to remove biological growth and soiling
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Edinburgh City Council
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin 70, August 2016, page 8 for grant aided repairs under the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund

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