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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Falkirk
Town
Whitecross
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78632
Current location

Muiravonside Cemetery
Maddiston Road
Whitecross
Falkirk
Central
EH49 6LH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 95662 77029
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall square pillar topped by an orb, on a corniced plinth (which has a plaque for WW1 on each face), a lower plinth (which has the WW2 bronze plaque on the 6 o'clock face), and a 3 stepped base. The memorial covers the communities of -Muiravonside East, Maddiston, Standburn & Redford, Blackbraes, Crosscroes & Avonbridge, Carronview & Rumford
Inscription
ERECTED/IN HONOUR OF/THE MEN OF/MUIRAVONSIDE/PARISH/WHO FELL IN/THE/GREAT WAR/1914-1919/ Plaque 1-MUIRAVONSIDE EAST/[names in 2 columns] Plaque 2-STANDBURN AND REDFORD/[names in 2 columns]/ Plaque 2a- [additional name] Plaque 3-BLACKBRAES/[names in 2 columns]/CROSSCROES AND AVONBRIDGE/[names in 2 columns] Plaque 4-CARRONVIEW AND RUMFORD/[names in 2 columns] TO THE MEN WHO FELL/IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR/1939-1945 Plaque-[names in two columns, with an additional piece below for another single name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Thomas
Anderson, John
Anderson, Robert
Baird, Andrew
Binnie, Thomas
Brown, Matthew
Brown, Robert
Burt, Robert
Carson, John
Cheyne, Hugh
See details for all 130 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 103
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 103
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home village, year of death, rank, decorations
    Order of information: home village THEN year of death THEN rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
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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