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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Kyle And Carrick
Town
Alloway
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81614
Current location

Alloway Kirk
B7024
opposite Burns' Cottage
Alloway
Kyle And Carrick
Strathclyde
KA7 4QQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 33439 18516
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
A shrine of dressed sandstone built into the exterior wall of the kirk opposite Burns' Cottage. The commemoration and names of the WWI dead are on three bronze panels set on the face of the wall within a classical frame of pillasters but capped with carved tympanums with heraldic designs. The names of the WWII dead are on a grey granite tablet set at the base of the memorial.
Inscription
WW1 Plaque 1-IN MEMORY OF THE/GALLANT MEN OF/THIS DISTRICT WHO/GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919 WW1 Plaques 2 & 3-[names] WW2 Stone-1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, David
Bryan, James P
Cunningham, John
Cunninghame, W J
Damie, Louis
Dill, John Rowe
Dill, Robert F
Dunlop, Alexander H
Garden, William
Grant, John
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    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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