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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Inverclyde
Town
Inverkip
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55046
Current location

The memorial is located at a picnic area at the west end of the village.
A78
Inverkip
Inverclyde
Strathclyde
PA16 0AX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 20095 71895
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite obelisk on square pedestal set in a circular paved area.
Inscription
A STONE/ OF REMEMBRANCE/ ERECTED BY/ THE PUBLIC OF INVERKIP/ TO PERPETUATE/ THE NAMES/ OF THE YOUNG MEN OF/ THIS DISTRICT/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WARS OF/ 1914 -1918/ 1939 -1945 WW1: AT GALLIPOLI/ (Names)/ IN PALESTINE/ (NAMES)/ IN MESOPOTAMIA/ (Names)/ AT SEA/ (NAMES)/ ON HOME SERVICE/ (Names) ON THE WESTERN FRONT/ (Names) WW2: AT SEA/ (Names)/ OF WOUNDS/ (Names)/ IN P.O.W. CAMP/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Michael
Blakie, John B.
Boyle, Daniel
Campbell, James Tyre
Colligan, Peter
Crawford, William
Denny, Edward
Devlin, Roderick H.
Evans, Thomas
Griffiths, Joseph
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, place of death, forenames
    Order of information: place of death THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, place of death, forenames
    Order of information: place of death
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Inverclyde Council
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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