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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Cumnock And Doon Valley
Town
Lethanhill
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76666
Current location

at the abandoned mining village
approx 1.5 miles from Patna and 1 mile from Burnfoot
on very rough tracks
Lethanhill
Cumnock And Doon Valley
Strathclyde
KA6 7EU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 43481 10376
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapering granite obelisk on a pedestal and 3 stage base, surrounded by railings and with pinned lead lettering
Inscription
ERECTED/BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/AND/DEDICATED BY THE INHABITANTS/OF LETHANHILL AND BURNFOOTHILL/TO THE REVERED MEMORY/OF THEIR GLORIOUS DEAD WHO/IN MAKING THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/DURING THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/NOBLY SUSTAINED FREEDOM'S CAUSE 2 Other Faces-[names] 4th Face-[4 WW1 names]/1939-1945/[WW2 names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blain, John
Ferguson, William
Finlay, Robert
Finlay, William J
Gilmore, James
Hynds, Hugh
Lafferty, Ivy
Lafferty, Thomas
Mcclelland, David
Mcclymont, Robert
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Polished
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Polished
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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