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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Dunoon
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01 April 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 01 April 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56882
Current location

St. Munn's Church
Shore Road
Dunoon
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA23 8SD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 16560 82069
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Celtic stone cross set on a plinth. WW1 names on the sides of plinth and dedication and WW2 names on front. The whole is set on a stone boulder foundation. Lettering incised in black.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: KILMUN - STRONE/ BLAIRMORE - BENMORE/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ LOVING AND HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"/ ALSO THOSE WHO GAVE THIER LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-45/ (Names) Other faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, Robert
Beattie, George
Boyd, James
Brown, Alex P
Bryden, Alex D
Cameron, James
Clark, Duncan
Coats, Bruce
Darroch, James
Douglas, R J
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Dunoon Standard and Advertiser 31 March 1923
  • Dunoon Observer and Argyllshire Standard 07 April 1923

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