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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Falkirk
Town
Grangemouth
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83088
Current location

in front of Grangemouth Cenotaph-our reference 44723
Zetland Park
Grangemouth
Falkirk
Central
FK3 9JE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 92942 81670
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite stone of remembrance shaped like an upturned boat, on a plinth and base. The squadron and regimental crests are inscribed on the 'boat' stone, and the dedication and names on the plinth
Inscription
Stone of Remembrance-131 INDEPENDENT/PARACHUTE SQUADRON/ROYAL ENGINEERS (VOLUNTEERS) Plinth-IN MEMORY OF/THOSE SAPPER VOLUNTEERS/WHO LOST THEIR LIVES AT CROMWELL WEIR/ON EXERCISE TRENT CHASE/28TH SEPTEMBER 1975/[names in 2 columns] Base- WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Black, J
Buchanan, R W
Burnett, A N
Evenden, B
Evenden, P J
Mercer, I
O'brien, A F
Smith, T
Temprell, R
Walker, J
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, manner of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    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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