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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Kyle And Carrick
Town
Ayr
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Specific Conflict, Regimental Memorials
Maker
MR PILKINGTON JACKSON (Sculptor)
H H Martyn and Co. (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1960
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56941
Current location

In the park behind the County Council Offices
behind Ayrshire County Council Offices
Place De Saint Germain En Laye
Ayr
Kyle And Carrick
Strathclyde
KA7 1EQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 33190 21779
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square stone pedastal surmounted by sculpted bronze figure of a soldier in battledress. Behind the figure is a curved stone wall with inscription and two carved regimental insignia. On the ground in front of the figure is a carved regimental badge.
Inscription
Plinth: THIS STATUE/ WAS RAISED BY/ THEIR COMRADES/ IN PROUD AND/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ ROYAL SCOTS/ FUSILIERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ THEY DIED THAT WE/ MIGHT REMAIN FREE Wall: TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICES IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD IN PEACE AND WAR OF/ THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS/ RAISED IN 1678 THE REGIMENT SERVED UNTIL 1959 WHEN IT JOINED IN PARTNERSHIP/ WITH THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY TO CONTINUE ITS SERVICE AS/ THE ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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