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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Cumnock And Doon Valley
Town
Dalmellington
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16-04-1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54298
Current location

Town Common
Bellsbank Road
Dalmellington
Cumnock And Doon Valley
Strathclyde
KA6 7QZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 48069 05612
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapering Obelisk on a square pillar. It was extensively renovated in 2008-2009, and the original plaques for both WW1 and WW2 were replaced (but retained elsewhere).
Inscription
On 6 o'clock face Plaque 1-OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/[WW1 names in 2 columns] Plaque 2-ROLL OF HONOUR Plaque 3-THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE/[names in 2 columns] On 3 o'clock face-THEIR NAME/LIVETH FOR EVERMORE On 9 o'clock face-GREATER LOVE HATH/NO MAN THAN THIS On 12 o'clock face upper plaque-ERECTED/TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF DALMELLINGTON PARISH/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 lower plaque-LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Joseph
Bain, John
Bain, William
Bell, Norman
Bell, Quintin
Blain, John
Blain, John
Blain, William
Blainey, John
Borriston, William
See details for all 140 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 108
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
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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