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Memorial details

Memorial type
Unidentified
District
Hamilton
Town
Blantyre
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86513
Current location

29
Blantyre Bowling Club
Stonefield Road
Blantyre
Hamilton
Strathclyde
G72 9SA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 68407 57275
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
From the photograph provided it is hard to be sure- but it is appears to be a painting of a marble tablet set within a stone arch
Inscription
BLANTYRE BOWLING CLUB /ROLL OF HONOUR /VINCIT AMOR PATRIAE [ translates as-Love of Country Conquers All] /1914 – 1919/ TO COMMEMORATE THOSE OF OUR MEMBERS /WHO ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRYS CALL IN /THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR /NAMES/[names of the served and returned in 2 columns]/KILLED /[names]/GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT /A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davidson, James
Douglas, George
Maxwell, John D
Ritchie, James
Sim, John
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 21
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: the served by surname THEN the fallen by surname
Components
  • Unknown
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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