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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hamilton
Town
Hamilton
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86619
Current location

Old Parish Church
Strathmore Road
Hamilton
Hamilton
Strathclyde
ML3 6AQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 72322 55527
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
A Central Tablet for WW1 with flanking tablets on either side for WW2. The WW1 tablet cross at top centre, in relief, dedicatory lettering in gold and the names inscribed in black. The WW 2 tablets have a stone shield, 1939 and 1945 on either side, and lettering inscribed in black.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/IN MEMORY OF THOSE/FROM THIS CHURCH WHO FELL/IN THE WAT MCMXIV-MCMXIX/[names in 3 columns]/"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" 1939/[names A to Hathorn]/ 1945/[names Howie to Steven]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, W S
Aitchison, J L
Allan, G
Andrew, W
Binning, J
Brown, J W
Brown, W B
Brownlie, D
Brownlie, J
Brownlie, R
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, service, rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Aislaby
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=6221&mforum=warmemscot
  • Names List Transcript- Q.M.S. W.S. Adams Cameronians Pte. J.L. Aitchison H.L.I. Pte. G. Allan 9th Cameronians Pte. J. Binning 3rd Gordons Pte. J.W. Brown 6th Cameronians L/Cpl. W.B. Brown 16th R.S. Pte D. Brownlie 8th Seaforths Pte J. Brownlie 9th Cameronians Pte. R. Brownlie 12th H.L.I. S.M. W.D. Caldwell 3rd Cameronians L/Cpl. J. Cameron 16th H.L.I. Sgt. A. Campbell 9th Gordons Pte. J. Culbertson 16th R.S. Pte. W. Cunningham 6th Cameronians Pte. W. Currie 17th R.S. Pte. A. Dickson Cameronians Gunner T. Frame R.F.A. L/Cpl. G.R. Fraser M.M. R.S. Pte. J.W. Govan R.A.S.C. Pte. P. Gray 9th Black Watch Cpl. A. Jamieson Cameronians Sgt. W.C. Jamieson 9th H.L.I. Pte. W. Kemp K.O.S.B. Pte. J. Kerr A & S.H. Pte. D. Lewis R.A.S.C. Pte. J. Lindsay R.E. Capt. J. Logan H.L.I. Sgt. W. Marshall Scots Guards Pte. J. Maxwell Royal Dublin Fus. Cpl. T. Milne M.M. 6th Gordons Pte. J. Morris Camerons Lt. C.G. McDonald 6th Cameronians Pte. J. McEwan 6th Cameronians Pte. D. McGhie Camerons Pte. W.S. McKinnon 8th Canadians Pte. J. Maclean 6th Cameronians Pte. S. McMahon 7th Inniskilling Fus. Pte. W. McMillan 10th Cameronians Pte. R. Nicol M.G. Corps Pnr. A. L. Orr Chemist, R.E. Pte. G.H. Pirie 8/10th Gordons Pte. A. F. Rankin Scots Guards Gunner W.M. Sands R.F.A. Pte. A. Scott 8th Black Watch Pte. R. Scott 6th Cameronians Pte. W. Shearer 6th Cameronians Pte. J. Sim Scots Guards Cpl. P. Sime Gordons Pte. J. Smellie 9th H.L.I. Pte. G. Steven Scots Guards L/Cpl. J.A. Stoddart 6th Cameronians Pte. R.R. Thomson 6th Black Watch 2nd Lt. Sir J. Watson Bt. 16th Lancers Pte. D.A. Wilson R.S.F. Pte. W. White 6th Cameronians Pte. A. Young Gordons Sgt. J.C. Young Gordons Pte. R.W. Young Seaforths 1939 – 1945 Rfm. W. Andrew Cameronians Lieut. W. Davidson A & S. Highlanders F/O W.J. Dowdell Royal Air Force Sgt. J.M. Ferguson Royal Engineers L/Cpl. T. Gilmour Military Police Rfm. G. Harris Cameronians Capt. D.M. Hathorn Cameronians F/Sgt. J.N. Howie Royal Air Force Pte. J.F.T. Jackson London Scottish Gnr. H. McDougall Royal Artillery Sgt. H. McGreevy Royal Air Force Gnr. A. Robertson Royal Navy Rfm. T. Steele Cameronians L/Sgt. T.B. Steven Cameronians

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