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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Renfrew
Town
Paisley
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
90419
Current location

Paisley Abbey
Abbey Close
Paisley
Renfrew
Strathclyde
PA1 1JQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 48559 63954
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Blomfield style cross of sacrifice on a heaxagonal pedestal and base, with bronze inscription panels. The dedication on the front face of the pedestal is in lead lettering
Inscription
Front face: 1914-1919/TO THE MEMORY/OF THE MEN OF/THE CONGREGATION/OF THE ABBEY/WHO DIED FOR/FREEDOM/1939-1945 Plaque 1-1917/[11 names]/1918/[13 names]/1919/[name] Plaque 2-1914/[2 names]/1915/[6 names]/1916/[10 names]/1917/[8 names] Plaque 3-1940/[5 names]/1941/[6 names]/1942/[3 names]/1943/[3 names] Plaque 4-[no image has been traced of the 1943-1945 plaque]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Donald
Agnew, James
Andrew, William Nisbet
Anthony, John Mcdonald
Berry, James
Brember, Peter
Brown, John
Brown, Nigel Stuart Hally
Buchanan, Arthur Sanderson
Burrell, William
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, place of death, year of death
    Order of information: year of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
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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