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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Hamilton
Town
Larkhall
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
Scott and Rae (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6006
Current location

In memorial garden
Hamilton Road
Larkhall
Hamilton
Strathclyde
ML9 1DA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 75948 51909
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin cross set on a tapering shaft , octagonal plinth with names and an octagonal flight of three steps. At the rear of the memorial is a wall with tablets containing the names. The whole is surrounded by cast iron railings.
Inscription
WW1: ERECTED BY A GRATEFUL COMMUNITY/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF LARKHALL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ (names) WW2: THE PEOPLE OF DALSERF PARISH RECORD WITH PRIDE AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 45/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Walter
Allen, Victor J T
Alston, A
Anderson, Andrew
Anderson, C A M
Anderson, Charles
Anderson, Joseph
Anderson, William
Archibald, Andrew
Archibald, Arthur C
See details for all 323 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 239
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 239
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 81
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3000mm, height 6300mm, width 3000mm
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Condition
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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