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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Falkirk
Town
Avonbridge
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72950
Current location

Roadside at the junction of the B8028 and the B825
Avonbridge
Falkirk
Central
FK1 2LY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS911726
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cetlic cross set upon tapering plinth, and rough hewn stone base, in a railed enclosure. The cross has a bronze sword on the front face of the shaft. On two sides of the plinth are stone tablets for WW1 and on a third side is one for WW2.
Inscription
Tablet 1-ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF/OUR LADS WHO FELL IN/THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/[WW1 names Baird-Lamond] Tablet 2- [WW1 names Mair to Wood] Tablet 3-ALSO/OF OUR LADS/WHO FELL IN/WORLD WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baird, Andrew
Barr, John
Binnie, Thomas
Borthwick, Robert
Clifford, Ninian Y
Copland, Alexander
Dobbie, Hamilton
Duncan, Andrew
Elliot, Thomas
Frickleton, David
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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