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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Falkirk
Town
Slamannan
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Gulf War (1990-1991)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 October 1921
    Attended by:
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 October 1949
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86382
Current location

junction of B803 and B822 (Station Road
Bank Street and Avonbridge Road)
Slamannan
Falkirk
Central
FK1 3EU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 85650 73087
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Red granite circular column with an urn on top which is surmounted by a metal cross. It sits on a chamfered plinth with names on a 3 tiered square base. Large stone lions on plinths either side 'guard. the memorial. WW1 names are on the column, other conflicts on the plinth.
Inscription
[unable to read from images available]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, John
Aitken, Martin
Aitken, Robert
Allan, Andrew
Allan, William S
Barker, Charles
Barker, Edward H
Baxter, Harry
Baxter, William
Bell, John
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, rank, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Urn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
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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