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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Keprigan
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9668
Current location

Just north of the junction with the road leading to the lighthouse
Keprigan Farm
B842
approx 9 miles south of Campbeltown & 2 miles North of Southend
Keprigan
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA28 6RP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NR 69202 10554
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite celtic cross on cairn of local stone set in cement and enclosed within iron railings on a square grass plot. A shingle path runs round plot from entrance gate. Dedicatory inscription at the base of the cross and on a tablet placed on the front face of the base. Inscription in black lettering. Additinal section of tablet was added to the base to accommodate the WW2 names. Celtic knotwork design carved on the front face of the cross.
Inscription
NE OBLIVISCARIS/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF SOUTHEND PARISH/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918/ (names)/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armour, James
Blackstock, Archibald
Blackstock, Gilbert
Coffield, Thomas
Colville, Alexander
Ferguson, Archibald Wilson
Hamilton, John
Hewitson, James
Hunter, Daniel
King, Samuel
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Argyll and Bute Council
Reference

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