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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Hamilton
Town
Larkhall
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86733
Current location

Named St Machan's after the 1929 reunion with the United Free Church
St Machan's Church
Marshall Street
Larkhall
Hamilton
Strathclyde
ML9 1EZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 76320 51079
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Red Granite Column on a stepped rustic base, with a granite wreath carved in relief at the top of the 6 o'clock face
Inscription
[WW1 names]/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN/GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/THE HEROIC DEAD/CONNECTED WITH THE/LARKHALL PARISH CHURCH/WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN THE GREAT WARS/1914-1918/1939-1945/"IN HOPE OF ETERNAL LIFE"/1939-1945/[names in 3 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, William S
Anderson, Chas. A M
Anderson, Joseph
Arnott, William
Banks, Corbett
Blacklock, Thomas
Blackwood, John
Blair, John
Boyd, Wm. C
Brown, Chas. T
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
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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