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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Strathkelvin
Town
Muirhead
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Allan Bros, Watson and Henderson (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 October 1923
    Attended by: Lord Lamington
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 October 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57917
Current location

Village Hall
Cumbernauld Road
Muirhead
Strathkelvin
Strathclyde
G69 9DX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 68602 69582
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by a winged pedestal and cenotaph with an empty coffin on top. There is a low wall either side of it. Dedicatory inscripion and names in relief on two metal plaques (one for each conflict) set on the front face of the base of the cenotaph and on the pedestal.
Inscription
Top plaque: IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF CHRYSTON AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945./ (Names)/ "THESE LIVED IN DEEDS NOT YEARS" Lower plaque: IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEN OF THIS PLACE/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1918-1918/ (Names)/ " THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, John
Allan, James
Auchinleck, Peter
Beattie, Samuel
Bonner, Thomas
Boyd, John
Brackenridge, Jas.
Brannan, Joseph
Brown, James
Brown, William
See details for all 108 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Costs

Comments: Stone for the memorial came from a quarry in Fife

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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