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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Cunninghame
Town
Lamlash (Isle of Arran)
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Archibald Cook (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 23 July 1921
    Attended by: Marchioness of Graham, O.B.E.
  • Rededicated
    Date: 23 June 1949
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 June 1949
    Attended by: Duchess of Montrose
  • Opened
    Date: 08 July 1922
    Attended by: Duchess of Hamilton
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 July 1921
    Attended by: Rev. D. H. Neilson
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WM Reference
9777

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Current location

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Arran War Memorial Hospital
Kilbride Road
Lamlash (Isle of Arran)
Cunninghame
Strathclyde
KA27 8LJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 03485 32201
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Red sandstone two-storey hospital and nurses' home with dedicatory cornerstone. Roof has two large and three small gables. Inside the entrance is a large rectangular dowy headed green marble backing with three bronze plaques, listing names by area. Above the centre plaque is a bronze laurel spray. A smaller rectangular plaque with leaf motives at each side and WW2 dates inscribed at either side,is mounted underneath.
Inscription
(Cornerstone): 1914-1919/ ISLE OF ARRAN/ WAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL/ THIS STONE WAS LAID BY/ THE MARCHIONESS OF GRAHAM/ 23RD JULY 1921. (Plaque): THIS HOSPITAL/ ERECTED IN THE YEAR 1921 COMMEMORATES THE/ SERVICES AND SACRIFICES OF THE PEOPLE OF/ THE ISLAND OF ARRAN DURING THE WAR AND/ RECORDED HERE ARE THE NAMES OF THOSE /WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, James
Alston, James
Armit, Robert
Barbour, James
Barbour, Ross
Black, Duncan A
Brookes, Wilfred M
Bruce, Alexr.
Bruce, Duncan K
Campbell, John M
See details for all 129 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 81
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames,, surname,regiment, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, service, home village
    Order of information: Home village THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, service, forename, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, home village, service
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
Components
  • Hospital
    Measurements: width 33,000 mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
Condition
Costs

Site: NIL
Comments: Site overlooking the bay was donated by Lord and Lady Graham.
Memorial: c.£20,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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