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- An obelisk on a plinth, 15ft tall. Made from Peterhead granite, the upper part highly polished to contrast with the rough base. The words "LIBERTY", "JUSTICE", "HONOUR" and "HUMANITY" appear one on each side, while let into the lower part are four panels- one being the dedication, and three bearing the names of the fallen. The lettering on the plaques is raised.
- Panel 1-TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS,/ N.C.Os & MEN OF THE PARISH OF BONNYBRIDGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914 - 1919/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND./ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERYMORE. Panels 2 to 4- [names]
- Inscription legible?
- Names on memorial
- Aitken, W J
See details for all 177 names
- First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 177
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
Order of information: regiment (in alphabetical order) THEN rank THEN surname
- First World War (1914-1918)
Measurements: height 4572mm
Materials: Granite - Peterhead
- Bonnybridge WW1
- WMO ID: 152827
- Condition: Undefined [last updated on 05-03-2018]
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=87&mforum=warmemscot (includes detailed images of each plaque and a transcript)
- Sunday Post - Sunday 1 May 1921 -BONNYBRIDGE WAR MEMORIAL UNVEILED. -Every Scottish and Irish Regiment Represented. Falkirk, Saturday. In presence of a large gathering the war memorial to the Bonnybridge and District heroes who made the supreme sacrifice in the European conflict, was unveiled to-day. County Councillor James Anderson, who performed the unveiling ceremony, stated that out of the eight hundred men who responded to the nation's call, 178 were killed, the majority being attached to the A. and S.H. On the granite memorial every Scottish and Irish regiment is represented. A tribute to the fallen having been paid by the Rev. Duncan M Corkindale, a group of little children placed wreaths at the base of the memorial.
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