Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Kilmarnock And Loudoun
Town
Darvel
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Regimental Memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 October 2001
    Attended by: Provost James Boyd
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80690

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Current location

1b
Outside Darvel Telephone Museum
Burn Road
Darvel
Kilmarnock And Loudoun
Strathclyde
KA17 0AJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 56064 37847
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone Cairn with metal dedication plaque, and a slate tablet recording the unveiling
Inscription
Slate Tablet-UNVEILED BY PROVOST JAMES BOYD/SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2001 Plaque-DEDICATED/TO THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF/THE 1ST SPECIAL AIR SERVICE REGIMENT/STATIONED AT DARVEL 1944/COMMANDING OFFICER/Lt Col R.B. MAYNE D.S.O. (3 Bars)/LEGIO D/HONNEUR, CROIX DE GUERRE/'COL PADDY'/WE ARE THE PILGRIMS MASTERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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