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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stirling
Town
Cambusbarren
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS BELL AND HARVEY, SIR DAVID YOUNG CAMERON RA, Thomas Ross
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st October 1920
    Attended by: Major Murray
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st October 1920
    Attended by: Rev Edward R James
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5793
Current location

The Bruce Memorial Church
Birkhill Rd
Cambusbarren
Stirling
Central
FK7 9JT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 77767 92435
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
TALL WHEEL CROSS OF GRANITE SURMOUNTING TWO-TIERED PLINTH. TOP TIER OF PLINTH BEARS INSCRIPTION. LOWER TIER BEARS NAMES IN INCISED LETTERING. TWO STEEPPED BASE.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ AND/ IN THE SECOND/ WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ THESE ALSO/ MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF/ CARBUSBARRON AND DISTRICT/ 1920.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Buchanan, J A
Cant, C
Cossar, J
Donaldson, A
Dron, J
Drysdale, J
Duff, L
Fisher, Alex
Fisher, Arch
Gall, T M
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 37
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Condition
Costs

Site: £400-500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
STIRLING DISTRICT COUNCIL
Reference
  • Stirling Observer, 7 October 1920, account of unveiling.

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