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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dumbarton
Town
Rhu
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR ALEXANDER N PATERSON ARSA (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57732
Current location

Access from Church Road
Village Green
Main Street (A814)
Rhu
Dumbarton
Strathclyde
G84 8RL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 26750 83943
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite celtic cross with celtic knotwork on shaft and arms and wreath at base. It is set on a square plinth and block with inscription on the sides of the plinth in black lettering.
Inscription
Front face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN / FROM THIS PARISH, / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / IN THE GREAT WAR, / 1914 -1919. / AND OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (Names) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT / A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" Left and right hand faces: (WW1 Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Andrew
Anderson, Peter
Barge, Robert Nigel Kenneth
Cameron, John T
Campbell, Jack
Core, Alexander
Downie, J Maitland
Elrick, A
Girvan, Andrew
Girvan, David
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3500mm
    Materials: Granite
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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