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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Glasgow
Town
Glasgow
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 October 1922
    Attended by: Sir John Gilmour, Bart, DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54465
Current location

Junction of Pollokshaws Rd and Christian St
Pollokshaws Hall
2025 Pollokshaws Rd
Glasgow
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G43 1NE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 56085 61535
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic wheel-cross surmounting a plinth and two stepped base. Celtic knotwork design on front face, incorporating a reversed sword, City of Glasgow's Coat of Arms and the inscription 'LABORE VINCIT' carved in relief. Names incised into the faces of the tapering plinth. Set within gravelled bed and surrounded by low level metal railings.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ POLLOCKSHAWS/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-19
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Abercromie, P
Agnew, John
Aitken, Alexander G
Aitkenhead, John
Alexander, Edward
Alexander, James
Alexander, James
Allan, Matthew
Allison, David
Allison, John M
See details for all 357 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 350
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 350
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
History
Restored 2013
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Glasgow City Council, Land Services, Parks and Open Spaces
Reference

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