Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Renfrew
Town
Paisley
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 2017
    Attended by: Renfrewshire's Provost Anne Hall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
91976

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Current location

Located in grounds near to flagpoles
Renfrewshire House
Cotton Street
Paisley
Renfrew
Strathclyde
PA1 1UJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 48614 63878
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Modern marble design with black/grey rectangular base, black/grey rectangular vertical back-board with the main feature. a simple square, white marble inscribed tablet set above above a black/grey rectangular block with gilded lettering for the dedication. The white marble tablet has a carved Victoria Cross, rank, name, regiment and date of death within a circular border.
Inscription
On white tablet: CAPTAIN/ARTHUR HENDERSON/ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND/HIGHLANDERS/23RD APRIL 1917 On black block: RENFREWSHIRE REMEMBERS THE SERVICE OF/CAPTAIN ARTHUR HENDERSON VC MC/AND ALL THOSE FROM RENFREWSHIRE/WHO TOOK PART IN WW1
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Henderson, Arthur
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Rank, forename, surname, decorations
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: height c900 mm, width c600 mm
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Renfrewshire Council
Responsibility
Renfrewshiire Council
Reference

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