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Memorial details

Memorial type
Fountain
District
Falkirk
Town
near Avonbridge
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 November 1922
    Attended by: Captain Thomas Harvey of Weedingshall, Polmont
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78631
Description
Stone Pillar incorporating a fountain, on a 3 stage base, with a bronze dedication plaque
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/THE MEN EMPLOYED AT/MUIRAVONSIDE & REDFORD/COLLIERIES/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Robert
Brown, Matthew
Brown, Robert
Christie, David
Clark, Lewis
Davies, James
Ferguson, Peter
Gardner, James
Gardner, James
Geddes, William
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Fountain
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Photographs-warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1228&mforum=warmemscot
  • The Scotsman 20 November 1922 page 5- "Standburn Collieries A beautiful memorial fountain erected to the memory of 28 men of Redford and Muiravonside Collieries, Standburn, who fell in the war, was unveiled by Capt. Thomas Harvey of Weedingshall, Polmont, yesterday afternoon. The memorial is of Creetown silver-grey granite. The service was conducted by Rev. David Bain, B.D., Parish Minister, while Mr. William Webb, J.P., Falkirk, presided. Mr J. Cunningham, of Standburn Mission Church, and Mr Hugh P. Black, chairman of the Stirlingshire Education Auithority, also took part in the proceedings. A firing party of 7th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, under Sergeant-Major Cunningham, and the Wallacetown Pipe Band performed the military honours."

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