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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Renfrew
Town
Thornliebank
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
Scott and Rae (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Placed
    Date: May 1922
    Attended by: (Order 6434)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
90522
Current location

junction of Bangorshill Street and Thornliebank Road
Thornliebank
Renfrew
Strathclyde
G46 8LU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 55107 59796
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Obelisk which rests on a short granite base then a granite plinth which has plaques for WW1 and WW2. The base has WW1 dedications on separate faces for WW1 and WW2. There is also an added stone for James Kilkie, an extra WW2 casualty, another one for Alexander McCourtney (WW2) and a plaque for a Northern Ireland casualty
Inscription
Base Face 1-IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/THE THORNLIEBANK MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 Base Face 2-IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/THE THORNLIEBANK MEN/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945 WW1 Plaque- [names in 3 columns] Lead Lettering Below-"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" WW2 Plaque- [names in 2 columns] Lead Lettering Below-"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" Northern Ireland Plaque- IN HONOURED MEMORY/OF THE THORNLIEBANK/MEN WHO DIED ON SERVICE/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, William
Allan, James
Anderson, John
Andrews, Robert
Armstrong, James
Armstrong, Robert
Armstrong, William
Blackwood, James R
Bow, Herbert C
Britton, Joseph
See details for all 141 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 92
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 92
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment, place of death, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=117&mforum=warmemscot
  • Names Transcript-WWI ROLL OF HONOUR: Aitken William Cameron Highlanders Allan James Gordon Highlanders Anderson John Highland Light Infantry Andrews Robert Armstrong James Seaforth Highlanders Armstrong Robert Gordon Highlanders Armstrong William Highland Light Infantry Blackwood James R. Seaforth Highlanders Bow Herbert C. Scottish Rifles Britton Joseph Royal Scots Fusiliers Buchanan Robert Hampshire Rifles Cadden Willaim Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Cathcart Alexander Canadians Coubrough David Canadians Craig Thomas Royal Scots Crawford Alexander Gordon Highlanders Crawford John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Crawford Richard Gordon Highlanders Currie John Scottish Rifles Dalgleish John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Dalglish David W. Cameron Highlanders Deans Alexander C. Royal Field Artillery Dowie Samuel Machine Gun Corps Dugan Daniel W. Black Watch Dunlop William Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Edgar William Australians Evans James Royal Scots Galbraith James Seaforth Highlanders George Joseph Highland Light Infantry Gilmour Alexander Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Gilmour John Machine Gun Corps Gray James Machine Gun Corps Hannah Thomas Royal Scots Hannigan James Cameron Highlanders Himlin William Cameron Highlanders Hollis Francis W. Seaforth Highlanders Hunter Joseph Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Jackson Thomas A. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Johnston David S. Royal Fusiliers Johnston William Royal Scots Kerr James Scottish Rifles Kerr Nicholas Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Kerr William Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Lang Arthur Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Love John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders MacFarlane Bertie Cameron Highlanders Mair William C. Royal Scots Fusiliers Marshall George A.O. Corps McCafferty John Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers McCutcheon George O. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers McDougall Robert Kings Own Scottish Borderers McFarlane Walter Kings Own Royal Lancashires McFetridge David Royal Scots McKinlay William Royal Scots McLean Daniel B. Surrey Regiment Surreys Meechan William Highland Light Infantry Millar James McM. Cameron Highlanders Mitchell David Cameron Highlanders Moore Joseph B. Cameron Highlanders Morton John Machine Gun Corps Mosson George Scottish Rifles Muirhead George T. Highland Light Infantry Murphy George Seaforth Highlanders Murray James E. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Neil James S. Canadians Nicholson James Royal Scots Fusiliers Parker Charles Royal Garrison Artillery Parker Robert Cameron Highlanders Paterson George M. Highland Light Infantry Peachy Henry P. R.N.D. Peters Thomas Royal Scots Pitt James Scottish Rifles Preston William P. Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Reid David M. Royal Scots Riley Thomas D. Scottish Rifles Scott Samuel Royal Scots Shields Edward Cameron Highlanders Smith George Royal Scots Stewart Archibald Highland Light Infantry Stewart Thomas Highland Light Infantry Stockman Samuel Royal Scots Strang Andrew T. Royal Engineers Strang Thomas T. Highland Light Infantry Surgenor James Cameron Highlanders Timlin John Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Todd Hugh Black Watch Waterson Frank IND.EX.F. IND.BX.F Indian Fusiliers Waterson Samuel Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Williams Samuel Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Wilson John Canadians Yuill William Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers WWII ROLL OF HONOUR: Andrew Jack MacGill Merchant Navy Clugston John Royal Navy Conroy James Royal Artillery Craig James Royal Artillery Currie Duncan J. Royal Air Force Dalziel W. Royal Artillery Davidson Joseph Fleet Air Arm Durnan Hamilton Royal Air Force Foulis Robert Black Watch Gavin Andrew A.C.G. Gibson Alexander Royal Air Force Gibson Alexander C. Black Watch Gibson James Royal Air Force Gibson Willaim Gordon Highlanders Gunn Peter Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Haddow Alan Royal Air Force Haddow James A. Royal Air Force Hamilton James Royal Engineers Henderson William London Yeomanry Late addition Hogg Douglas William Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Hood James H. L.A.A. Hughes Joseph Royal Air Force Johnston Gavin C.M.P. McCabe John Cameronians McLean Malcolm Cameronians ? McMillan John Seaforth Highlanders McNab William McEwan Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Field Regiment McNeish Mark Dorrans Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Moore John Hanvidge Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Moore Robert Hanvidge Royal Army Service Corps Murray Malcolm Royal Navy Ovens T. Gordon Highlanders Philp James Wilson Royal Navy Robertson Charles Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Ross Andrew Royal Fusiliers Shaw John Farrel Merchant Navy Sheenan John Seaforth Highlanders Slater Alexander Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Stevenson William Royal Navy Royal Air Force Thomson Allan Cameronians Torrance Robert F. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Turner William Royal Air Force Vokins Charles Henrie Royal Navy Walker Alexander Royal Artillery Watson James Cameron Highlanders Weir Allan Royal Air Force McCourty Alexander Thornliebank Eastwood Queen's Royal Regiment Killed 21st May 1940 Dunkirk Kilkie James Thornliebank Eastwood Royal Navy Killed 21st August 1940 H.M.S. Kylemore OTHER CONFLICTS: Sime Peter Deacon King's Own Scottish Borderers Killed 1972 Belfast

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