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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Glasgow
Town
Rutherglen
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Robert Gray, MR GEORGE HENRY PAULIN ARSA; FRBS; RI
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 October 1924
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57569
Current location

On low ground below the dual carriageway
separated from the Main Street
Main Street
Rutherglen
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G72 7TS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 62661 61455
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone column surmounted by a bronze flame. Decorative frieze at the top and a bronze figure holding a flag with a celtic cross at the top of the pole. stands on a plinth on the front face of the memorial. Whole stands on a two tiered plinth and two stepped base. Dedicatory inscription in lead lettering on the front face of the plinth and names placed on the other sides of the plinth.
Inscription
IN/ HONOURED/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN/ OF RUTHERGLEN/ WHO FELL/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ FRANCE BELGIUM/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adair, John
Adam, J D
Adam, J D
Agnew, A
Airens, Daniel
Aitchison, James
Aitchison, William
Aitken, J
Aitken, James T
Aitken, Robert
See details for all 775 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 518
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 518
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 257
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 257
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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