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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Strathkelvin
Town
Lennoxtown
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS PATTERSON & STODDART (Architect)
MESSRS THAW & CAMPBELL (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1923
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR CHARLES MONRO BART GCB GCSI GCMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5987
Current location

Campsie Parish Church
Main Street
Lennoxtown
Strathkelvin
Strathclyde
G66 7DA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 62879 77697
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Elaborate arched stone gateway with panels carrying the names set into the front faces of the gateway pillars. The Second World War names are on a separate bronze plaque on the left hand pillar, near the pedestrian arch. Above the main arch is a relief carved inscription and, to either side, relief carved stone angels. At the centre point the gateway is surmounted by a cross.
Inscription
Top Arch: THIS IS/ THE MEMORIAL OF THE/ HONOURED DEAD FROM CAMPSIE PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ Archway Columns: (names) Brass plaque: ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF/ LENNOXTOWN AND CAMPSIE GLEN/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THESE MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (names)/ "I WILL LIFT UP MINE EYES UNTO THE HILLS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, John
Allan, Daniel
Anderson, James
Anderson, John
Bevan, David
Black, James
Brannan, James
Brannan, John
Brechin, James
Britton, William
See details for all 148 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 121
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 121
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Architectural details
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2016 War Memorials Trust grant of £30,480. Failed cement mortar raked out by hand and joints repointed with lime mortar. Organic growth removed & masonry cleaned. Bronze Plaque cleaned to remove excess defective wax,new wax applied. Vehicle gates treated ,& damaged stone holding the gate hinge replaced. Some of the stone name panels show signs of lamination
Costs

Site: £1610

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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