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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Cumnock And Doon Valley
Town
Muirkirk
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Mr J Montgomerie Pearson of Kilmarnock (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: Mrs Broun Lindsay of Wellwood
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 Aug 1922
    Attended by: Revd James Greenshields
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 Aug 1922
    Attended by: Sir Charles Fergusson, Bart, KC MP KCB DSO of Kilkarran
  • Show More (2)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5974
Current location

Small village green beside the school
A70
Muirkirk
Cumnock And Doon Valley
Strathclyde
KA18 3RA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 69598 27264
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall Arched Sandstone gateway, with a granite tablet for each war on either side
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF MUIRKIRK MEN / WHO FELL /IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 -1918 / Names) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, Garrett
Archibald, John
Archibald, Robt.
Baird, Chas.
Baird, Geo.
Barnard, Jos.
Bell, Thos.
Black, Wm.
Blane, Thomas
Boland, Rich.
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 89
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 89
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, middle initial, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, middle initial, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, middle initial, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
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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