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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Glasgow
Town
Glasgow
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
VC or GC Recipients, First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs J and G Mossman (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 September2007
    Attended by: Councillor Robert Winter - Glasgow Lordf Provost,
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1 September2007
    Attended by: Rev Dr Laurence Whitley
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57349
Current location

Glasgow Necropolis
north side of the approach road from the Cathedral
Glasgow
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G4 0UZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 60213 65507
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Grey granite memorial stone in the shape of a Victoria Cross with dedicatory inscription in gold lettering at the base. Gold Victoria Cross in relief at the top of the stone.
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF GLASWEGIANS AWARDED/THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR VALOUR/THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY/THE CITY COUNCIL ON BEHALF OF/THE CITIZENS OF GLASGOW/IN REMEMBRANCE AND WITH GRATITUDE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 130mm, height 810mm, width 810mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 410mm, height 400mm, width 960-830mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 600mm, height 160mm, width 950mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Gold
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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