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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cunninghame
Town
Irvine
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80667
Current location

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Old Parish Church
Kirkgate
Irvine
Cunninghame
Strathclyde
KA12 0DG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 32205 38672
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Two large bronze plaques, in stone frames, on the outside wall of the church. Each plaque has the names in 4 columns, by order of exact date of death, a researcher's dream!
Inscription
EACH PLAQUE: 1914 1919 /THEIR NAMES SHALL REMAIN FOR EVER/[names in 4 columns]/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN UNDYING MEMORY OF THOSE/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR GOD, KING, AND RIGHTEOUSNESS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abercrombie, J
Aitken, J
Alexander, A
Allan, J
Allison, T
Allison, W E
Anderson, J
Angus, R
Angus, R
Archer, J
See details for all 262 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 262
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 262
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, date of death,decorations
    Order of information: date of death
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, date of death,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Henry Weston, MP for Irvine
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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