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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Motherwell
Town
Newarthill
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86803
Current location

High Street
Newarthill
Motherwell
Strathclyde
ML1 5JQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 78510 59600
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on a pedestal and 3 stage base. The WW1 names are on the main part of the pedestal and the WW2 names on the lower part of the pedestal
Inscription
Face 1- TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN/HONOURED MEMORY/OF THE/NEWARTHILL MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/DURING THE GREAT WARS/THEIR NAMES SHALL LIVE FOR EVER/[WW2 names Cowan to Hamilton]/1914-1918 1939-1945 Face 2-[WW1 names Blackie to Gilroy]/[WW2 names Arnott to Clark] Face 3-[WW1 names Ingram to McNeill]/[WW2 names Hillis to Milligan] Face 4- [WW1 names MacPherson to Wilson/[WW2 names McQuade to Rowatt]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnott, Wm. M
Barton, Wm.
Blackie, Chas.
Blackie, Jas.
Bowes, Allan
Boyle, Robt.
Brown, Abraham
Bryden, Jas.
Clark, Walter
Cowan, Henry
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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