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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Monklands
Town
Coatbridge
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 March 1922
    Attended by: Mr William Whitelaw, chairman of the North British Railway Company
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 March 1922
    Attended by: Revd Adam Maxwell
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61190
Current location

On outside wall of an Indian restaurant
formerly the British Railways Staff Association Club
which closed in the 1970s. The memorial faces Sunnyside Road.
109
Shimla Cottage
Sunnyside Road
Coatbridge
Monklands
Strathclyde
ML5 3HR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 73253 65580
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • On wall of Kipps Engine Shed office
    between Kipps and Sunnyside Station
    facing the main Glasgow to Edinburgh railway line.
    Kipps Engine Shed
    Coatbridge
    Monklands
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NS 740 658
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Grey granite tablet with incised cross suurrounded by wreath above laurel leaves in the centre of the third line of the description, and metal lettering.
Inscription
IN COMMEMORATION OF THE MEN FROM KIPPS L.R. DEPT N.B.R./ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919./THOSE IN THE CENTRE COLUMN MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, William
Arnott, George
Brydon, John
Bulloch, John
Campbell, William
Clunie, Andrew
Clunie, William
Collins, James
Coyle, Charles
Dignon, Arthur
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 27
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Scottish War Memorials Project warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic48.html&highlight=kipps
  • www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1887168644927105&id=1874818942828742
  • Unidentified Newspaper/Magazine 25 Jan. 2012 ('Monklands News' ?) Complaints that the memorial had been covered over by the restaurant's advertising banner for the past 18 months, and suggestions it could be relocated to the station house.
  • Rail News January 2012.
  • Other website Kipps Locomotive Depot www.jhowie.f9.co.uk/kipps.htm
  • The Scotsman, Tuesday 21st March 1922: Coatbridge - Mr William Whitelaw, chairman of the North British Railway Company, yesterday visited Coatbridge, and in presence of a large gathering, unveiled a large grey granite tablet containing the names of the men employed at Kipps who served during the war. The memorial, which was dedicated by the Rev. Adam Maxwell, has been placed on the wall of the office facing the Company's main line between Glasgow and Edinburgh, and between Kipps and Sunnyside Station.

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