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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Glasgow
Town
Shawlands
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 April 1921
    Attended by: Lady Stirling Maxwell
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84749
Current location

This building was formerly the Academy until it moved to Moss Side Road in the 1930's
1284
Shawlands Primary School
Pollokshaws Road
Shawlands
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G41 3QP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 56943 61945
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass Plaque in a wall alcove. The wall of the alcove is painted black with the school coat of arms at the top, with details of the unveiling below. Above the plaque is a metal canopy with an image of a knight riding a horse. The plaque has the names in 3 columns, and there is a supplementary brass plaque below. Below that is a ?stone? tablet with the epitaph.
Inscription
Coat of Arms-Sola Nobilitas Virtus On the wall- This War Memorial was/unveiled by/Lady Stirling Maxwell on/29th April 1921 The Main Plaque-Our Glorious Dead/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/[names in 3 columns]/Greater Love hath no Man than Tlus (sic) The Supplementary Plaque-[names in 2 columns] The tablet-THEIR NAME/LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, J Stewart
Allison, David
Allison, John
Anderson, James
Anderson, John
Anderson, Robert
Baillie, George
Baird, William
Barrowman, Robert
Binnie, William H
See details for all 142 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 142
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 142
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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