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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glasgow
Town
Rutherglen
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86755
Current location

Old Parish Church
Queen Street
Rutherglen
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G73 1JP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 61304 61707
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • East Parish Church
    Rutherglen
    Glasgow
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Marble Tablet with the dedication at centre flanked by columns of names to either side. There is an integral addition to the base of the tablet, with the same arrangement.
Inscription
[names A to Kelly] IN COMMEMORATION OF/THE SELF SACRIFICING SPIRIT/OF THE YOUNG MEN/OF THIS CONGREGATION/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/PER CRUCEM AD CORBRAM [names Kennedy to Wilson]// [names B to E] SECOND/WORLD WAR/1939-1945 [names G -S]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, Robert
Baird, Alexander
Barrie, David Brown
Barrie, Thomas
Bryson, Douglas
Cowan, Edward Gorman
Currie, John
Currie, John P
Deans, Andrew
Duncan, Thomas
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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