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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Kilbride
Town
Strathaven
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86625
Current location

In the Hall of fellowship
59a
Avendale Old Parish Church
Kirk Street
Strathaven
East Kilbride
Strathclyde
ML10 6LB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 70124 44312
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • West Parish Church
    Strathaven
    East Kilbride
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Brass Plaque for WW1 with another plaque for WW2 directly below, and the epitaph in a separate fretwork brass plaque below that, all in a stone frame. As built after WW1 this was a stone tablet but that was replaced with the present arrangement after WW2- see an image of the original memorial on the reference.
Inscription
WW1 Plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/[names in 2 columns] WW2 Plaque: 1939-1945/[names in 2 columns]/AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Lettering below: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ballantine, Charles
Blue, John R M
Brown, Robert R
Brownlie, Adam
Brownlie, James
Brownlie, Joseph
Carruthers, James
Cossan, William
Crawford, Robert
Dickson, Adam
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home address
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Lettering
    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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