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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Glasgow
Town
Nitshill
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Maker
Scott and Rae
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54688
Current location

Near entrance to Nitshill railway station
Nitshill Road
Nitshill
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G53 7BN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 52232 60180
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross with carved Celtic designs; mounted on rectangular plinth bearing inscription and names, on two-stepped base; enclosed by metal railings
Inscription
Plinth, 6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FROM THIS DISTRICT/GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/(Names)/"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" Plinth, 12 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, George T D
Alexander, John
Alexander, John M
Armstrong, John
Berry, David
Berry, Patrick
Carslaw, John
Chapple, James
Clark, David
Clark, John R
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename, Decorations
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
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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© WMR-54688

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