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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stirling
Town
Drymen
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MESSRS BELL AND HARVEY (Architect)
Scott and Rae (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 October 1921
    Attended by: Earl Haig
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57584
Current location

near the Library and opposite the Old Post Office
next to the Village Square
Drymen
Stirling
Central
G63 0BY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 47423 88519
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross set on a square stone plinth and 3 steps. Stone tablets set into the faces of the plinth on three sides. Lettering in black. The whole is set on a stepped stone base. The unusual dedicatory wording is adapted from that on the next of kin scroll from the government to next of kin. The WW2 tablet is set below the dedication tablet on the front face.
Inscription
Front face: THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ ON THIS MEMORIAL ARE/ INSCRIBED THE NAMES OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO AT THE CALL/ OF KING AND COUNTRY/ LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR/ TO THEM ENDURED HARDSHIP/ FACED DANGER AND FINALLY/ PASSED OUT OF SIGHT/ OF MEN BY THE PATH OF/ DUTY AND SELF-SACRIFICE/ GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES/ THAT OTHERS MIGHT/ LIVE IN FREEDOM/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER/ SEE TO IT THAT THEIR/ NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN// (WW2 Names)/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939-1945 WORLD WAR Side two and three: (WW1 names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, James O
Billett, James F
Bilsland, James
Bilsland, James S
Blair, Robert
Campbell, Archibald
Campbell, Duncan
Campbell, Duncan
Campbell, William
Cumming, George
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • 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: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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