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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Monklands
Town
Glenboig
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1922
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel Arthur CMG DSO TD, of Airdrie
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57789
Current location

Corner of Main Street
the B804
and Inchneuk Road
Glenboig
Monklands
Strathclyde
ML5 2QT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 72153 68611
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • B804
    by the bridge
    Glenboig
    Monklands
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Celtic cross set on a narrow stone plinth and four steps. Stone drapes and laurel garland carved at the base of the cross with inscription on shaft. Names set in four columns on front face of plinth. Metal wreath and laurel branches placed over two outer columns. Lettering in black. WW2 names on side of plinth
Inscription
Front face: THIS MONUMENT/ WAS ERECTED/ IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN/ WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME/ SACRIFICE IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918./ (Names) Left and right hand sides of plinth: 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abercrombie, John
Adams, Joseph
Avanell, Daniel
Baillie, Robert
Barr, Joseph
Batchelor, Colin
Black, Matthew
Bothwell, Charles
Byrne, Patrick
Cairns, Charles
See details for all 124 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 92
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 92
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, home town
    Order of information: home town THEN surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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