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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cumbernauld & Kilsyth
Town
Lenzie
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 January 1921
    Attended by: Mr Alex. Buchanan, London, a former rector
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83352
Current location

Lenzie Academy
Myrtle Avenue
Lenzie
Cumbernauld & Kilsyth
Strathclyde
G66 4HR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 65156 72592
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Lenzie Academy
    Kirkintilloch Road
    Lenzie
    Cumbernauld & Kilsyth
    Strathclyde
    G66 4LD
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NS 65374 72142
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Mural tablet commemorating teachers and former pupils killed in WW1.
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF ALL THE TEACHERS AND FORMER / PUPILS OF LENZIE ACADEMY WHO SERVED / THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / AND IN MEMORY OF THE UNRETURNING BRAVE / WHOSE NAMES ARE REVERENTLY RECORDED HERE. (names) THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / AN OFFERING OF GRATITUDE FROM TEACHERS AND SCHOLARS 30TH JUNE 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Hugh F,
Alexander, Archibald
Anderson, John
Anderson, Robert W. D.
Baird, Charles A.
Baird, James H. H.
Bell, Alex M.
Bolton, John
Calder, Frank
Cameron, James H.
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 67
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 67
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, honours, regiment
    Order of information: surname, forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Kirkintilloch Gazette - Friday 21 January 1921 www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0001607/19210121/084/0002 LENZIE ACADEMY. —o— UNVEILING OF WAR MEMORIAL. —o— THE WAR MEMORIAL will be Unveiled by ALEXANDER BUCHANAN, Esq.,. M.A., on SATURDAY. 22nd JANUARY, at 3 p.m. Chairman, Major D. C. BEVERIDGE. All Interested Cordially Invited.
  • Kirkintilloch Herald 3 February 2014 about Captain Tom Drysdale Miller, Border Regiment, killed in action 21 October 1916, accidentally omitted from the memorial- at the Academy 1893-1896 then Glasgow High School
  • Kirkintilloch Herald - Wednesday 26 January 1921 www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/BL/0001579/19210126/099/0006?browse=true LENZIE ACADEMY WAR MEMORIAL UNVEILING CEREMONY In commemoration former pupils and teachers of the Academy who gave their lives for freedom's cause, the unveiling of a tablet was carried out in the vestibule of the school Saturday afternoon. The attendance, while good, was scarcely what one might have expected, the inclemency of the weather undoubtedly keeping many away. Perhaps more Perhaps more ….. (poor quality scan)
  • The Scotsman - Monday 24 January 1921 www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000540/19210124/347/0009 WAR . MEMORIALS. LENZIE. — A memorial erected in Lenzie Academy to the teachers and former pupils who gave their lives in the war was unveiled by Mr Alex. Buchanan, London, a former rector, on Saturdaywhen Major D. C. Beveridge.presided. The memorial, in the form of a mural tablet, contains 66 names.

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