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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dumbarton
Town
Kilmaronock
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr D Y Cameron of Dun Eaglais, Kippen (Designer)
Robert Currie of Gartocharn (Builder)
Thomas Ross of Stirling (Stone Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 October 1921
    Attended by: Sir Iain Colquhoun DSO of Luss, Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 October 1921
    Attended by: Revd William Goldie
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57731
Current location

On a bend on this fast road
with no available parking
North side of A811
2 miles beyond Gartocharn
Old Military Road (A811)
Kilmaronock
Dumbarton
Strathclyde
G83 8NG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 43656 86815
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small mercat cross with a decorative base surmounts a long column. The base is a stone built cairn, with a stone plaque attached to the front side. It is in a small grassy area surrounded by trees with a drystone dyke between it and the A811
Inscription
To the Glory of God/ in memory of the men of/ the parish of Kilmaronock/ who gave their lives/ in the war/ (names)/ 1914-1919
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Black, Robert W Mcl
Buntine, John
Cameron, Alexander
Dickson, John
Dow, John
Ferguson, Andrew R
Findlay, Robert De C
Findlay, Robert S
Forrester, Walter
Kennedy, Thomas
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cairn
    Measurements: depth 2000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c 9000mm
    Materials: Granite - Peterhead
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Peterhead
Condition
History
2007: Inscription is difficult to read
Costs

Site: NIL
Comments: Site donated by Mr Cunningham Lenny of Gartocharn, landowner & farmer

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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