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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stirling
Town
Cowie
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Afghanistan (2001-2014), Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Forget Thee Not (Mason)
Ogilvie Homes (Sponsor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 September 2006
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Stirlingshire
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57577
Current location

Across the road from the village Community Centre which is just North of the Primary School.
Cowie Memorial Garden
Main Street
Cowie
Stirling
Central
FK7 7DZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 83803 89419
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square base surmounted by tapered plinth, shaft and celtic cross. Inscription carved and in-filled in gold painted lettering on the sides of the highly polished black plinth. In a small fenced area across from the village Community Centre, also a mining memorial on one side and a stone inscribed with a poem by Anne Frank, dedicated to the children of the village.
Inscription
Front face: IN/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF/ THE MEN/ OF COWIE AND DISTRICT/ WHO MADE THE/ ULTIMATE SACRIFICE/ IN THE TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945/ THEY GAVE/ ALL THEIR TOMORROWS/ FOR OUR TODAY/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Other faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, William
Archibald, Donald
Barbour, William
Boslem, Robert Sneddon
Boyd, Robert Mcewan
Callaghan, Hugh
Campbell, Henry Cunningham
Chalmers, Andrew
Connelly, Joseph
Cowie, Robert
See details for all 76 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: date of death, rank, forename, surname, decorations, rank
    Order of information: date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: date of death, rank, forename, surname, decorations, rank
    Order of information: date of death
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: date of death, rank, forename, surname, service, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: date of death, rank, forenames, surname, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
2006: Stirling Norbord maintained gardens until 2009.
Costs

Comments: Funding received from Heritage Lottery Fund, Stirling Council and private sponsors.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Stirling 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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