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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Glasgow
Town
Newton Mearns
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74048
Current location

Opposite The Avenue shopping centre
at the entrance to Newton Mearns bowling club
205 Ayr Road
Newton Mearns
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G77 6AE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 53627 55578
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial garden with flowerbeds and paved area. In the centre is an octagonal plinth, surmounted by a column. The plinth has sculpted/engraved features and is inscribed with names and dedication. This is flanked by a black marble wall (added in 2014) with a further dedication. Also present within the garden are two black metal benches, one each for remembrance of the First World War and the Second World War.
Inscription
Plinth and column: 6 o'clock faces: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOREVER MORE 3 o'clock faces (plinth): Names 3 o'clock faces (base): 1939-1945 9 o'clock faces (plinth): Names 9 o'clock faces (base): 1914-1919 Wall: They Shall Grow Not Old/As We That Are Left Grow Old/Age Shall Not Weary Them/Nor The Years Condemn/At The Going Down Of The Sun/And In The Morning/WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/'When You Go Home, Speak Of Us And Say,/For Your Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today'/Kohima Epitaph 1945/Erected By The Royal British Legion Scotland/Newton Mearns & District Branch 2014
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, James
Anderson, Robert T.
Ashcroft, W. G.
Bryson, J. K.
Bryson, John
Burns, A. J.
Campbell, M. B.
Caterer, J.
Chandos, R. G.
Close, Robert
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Names only
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Names only
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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