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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Bowmore (Isle of Islay)
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57694
Current location

In entrance vestibule
Kilarrow Parish Church (The Round Church)
High Street
Bowmore (Isle of Islay)
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA43 7JH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NR 31153 59633
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular brass with incised inscription in black lettering. Ornate incised border around the plaque formed of thistles with leaves and knotwork patterns. A shield with the flag of Scotland on it is at the bottom centre of the border. At the top centre is a shield with a union flag to the left and the Scottish flag to the right
Inscription
1914 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM/ THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THIER LIVES/ FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR./ (Names)/ "GRADH A 'S MO NA SO CHA 'N 'EIL AIG NEACH AIR BITH GU 'N/ LEIGEADH DUINE ANAM SIOS AIR SON A CHAIRDEAN."/ PRESENTED BY KILARROW WOMEN'S WAR COMMITTEE 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, James
Anderson, John
Barr, Andrew
Bell, Duncan
Cameron, John
Cameron, Neil M
Campbell, Arch. J
Campbell, William
Campbell, Willm.
Cullen, John
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,additional
    Order of information: rank then surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 300mm, width 350mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Church committee
Reference

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